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Protesters around the world rely on social media to incite anti-government movements

Miquel, a high school student from Tarragona, northeastern Spain's Catalonia region, traveled to Barcelona, capital city of Catalonia, to join an anti-government protest on October 21, when young protesters chanted out slogans like "Free Catalonia!" and "Down with fascism!"
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/30 20:48:40

From the Middle to Far East

Trying lamian, or beef noodles, visiting tourist spots... journalists from the Arab world marveled at Lanzhou's urban development and religious freedom during a tour to Northwest China's Gansu Province for an informative people-to-people exchange.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/30 18:38:40

CNN's reports on China show discrimination, a strong color of Cold War ideology

"Don't be too CNN-like!" reads an Internet catchphrase popular 11 years ago that recently resurfaced in China as Chinese netizens accused CNN of owing the 39 Essex lorry tragedy victims, as well as Chinese people, an apology, not to mention "so many historical bills the media bears responsibility for."
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/29 22:33:40

Environmental authority to further enhance maritime ecology protection

China's environmental authority vowed on Tuesday to step up legislative efforts in environmental protection of the seas and announced policy achievements for this year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/29 18:48:40

Chinese experience, technology help solve 'the most staggering disaster of the 20th century'

The rust fish boats in the ship graveyard of Muyqak, a small town in Uzbekistan, are a famous tourist spot for people all over the world, eager to get a glimpse of the town.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/29 18:38:40

HK police shows restraint as those around the world use force to clamp down on protests

Despite the different reasons for the protests in these countries, the police and relevant departments hold the same firm attitude on dealing with protests. Compared to them, Hong Kong police, who have experienced serious threats for the past weeks, are restrained and cautious.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/28 20:43:40

Tibet establishes first ever league of women intellectuals to empower females

The Tibet Autonomous Region established the League of Women Intellectuals on Sunday. It is the first social organization initiated by women intellectuals from all walks of life in the region, which aims to further unify and empower women, and develop Tibet's social stability and economy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/28 19:18:40

Young Chinese celebrities recreate roles to break stereotype

Heated discussion over xiaoxianrou (little fresh meat in Chinese) resurfaced on Chinese social media platforms as a post went viral last week alleging Asian people favoring feminine-looking males was a conspiracy from the US to reduce Asian men's masculinity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/28 19:13:42

Xinjiang surpasses goal of helping more than 120,000 residents find jobs

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has helped 126,627 poor residents from 22 poverty-stricken counties in southern Xinjiang find jobs between 2018 and September 2019, accomplishing the target ahead of schedule.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/27 18:43:39

Human rights experts stand up for polices in Xinjiang, Tibet and Hong Kong

Chang Jian, director of the Research Center for Human Rights at China's Nankai University, highlighted China's ethnic and religious policies, stressing that China is a unified multi-ethnic country where multiple religions coexist.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/27 18:38:39

Roaring with lion dancers

"I listened to the sound of drum for the lion dance when I was in my mother's womb," Chen said, recalling how martial arts together with lion dancing were the most impressionable moments from her childhood.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/27 17:03:39

Toilet revolution in Xinjiang

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is making efforts to update toilets in the region in order to promote local residents' living standards and to attract more visitors.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/24 20:28:43

Xinjiang takes advantage of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics to develop snow tourism

Urumqi saw its second snow of the winter on Wednesday. Winter arrives in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region earlier than most part in the country.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/24 20:13:40

Chinese scientists' pursuit of cosmic rays opens windows to the universe

In the wilderness of Daocheng, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, Chinese scientists are constructing an observatory to study cosmic rays, which have blasted huge rocks from the Ice Age. Scientists are installing different detectors to form a "net" that can catch particles generated by cosmic rays. This can help scientists study both micro and macro worlds in the universe.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/24 17:58:40

Bhutanese photographer retraces enlightening journey of Chinese monk

When Bhutanese photographer Pawo Choyning Dorji went into a bookstore in Beijing's bustling Sanlitun area in 2012 and asked for a book about Xuanzang, a legendary Chinese Buddhist monk, he was offered the mythology book Journey to the West.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/24 17:23:40

Experts call on China to deepen investments in nuclear technology for people's wellbeing

The nuclear industry is not only the cornerstone of national defense, but also serves as a scientific guarantee for people's livelihood. The 88-year-old Zhou Yongmao, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and an expert in nuclear industry, thinks of China's nuclear development in these terms, calling for more investment in the application of nuclear energy for people's livelihoods in a recent interview with the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/23 20:38:40

Bottling enterprises dismiss hyped controversy of using overseas resources

From the Lake Baikal in Siberia to the island country of New Zealand in the Pacific, news about Chinese companies investing and building bottling factories surfaces from time to time. Most are normal business practices, however, some foreign media take it as an opportunity to invent stories like Chinese companies are "plundering" local resources and encountering "strong objections."
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/23 19:42:27

Over 1,000 people to compete for one position in national civil service exam

Approximately 600,000 people passed the qualification check of the national civil service examination as of Monday with more than 1,000 people set to compete for one position, according to the Chinese State Administration of Civil Service, Chinese news website thepaper.cn reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 19:53:41