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A glimpse of innovative designs that are paving way for China's 'toilet revolution'

A different kind of “revolution” is taking place in China as the country aspires to clean up rural areas' notoriously dirty public bathrooms and provide world-class sanitary services for domestic and international travelers.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/3 17:50:54

China promotes TCM in HIV/AIDS treatment, though its benefits still in question

The combination of TCM and Western medicines to treat AIDS is gaining popularity among Chinese patients and doctors.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/30 19:43:39

India can learn from China in fighting air pollution, experts agree, though it is easier to clear

As China continues to enact strict policies to limit air pollution, India has yet to take any concrete measures to clear its chocking smog.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/29 18:33:39

CPC members encounter obstacles while trying to establish Party branches overseas

Just two weeks after a visiting Chinese associate professor set up a CPC branch in the University of California, Davis, he folded it due to legal concerns.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/28 18:48:44

Confession of corrupt officials criticized for being insincere

The self-reflection by some corrupt officials is filled with bureaucratic cliches.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 19:23:39

Migrant workers leave Beijing in droves amid evictions enacted following deadly fire

Beijing has intensified a city-wide eviction campaign of tenants from buildings it has designated as illegal following a fire last week in the Daxing district that killed 19 people, including eight children.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/26 18:21:16

Taiwan's millennials hostile to Chinese mainland? Facts say it's a myth

With the sustainable economic growth of the Chinese mainland and disappointing governance within Taiwan, the number of Taiwanese youth who have decided to come to the Chinese mainland for their education or career continues to surge.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 18:58:39

China develops mobile games to spur young people's enthusiasm in studying Party congress

While China's younger generation born in the 1980s and 1990s are largely labeled as a generation who are mostly indifferent to politics, the fact is that more Chinese youth who are not Party members are showing greater passion in analyzing and discussing Party politics and congressional reports. These youth care very much about what China will look like in the future and how such reports will influence their life.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/22 19:03:40

Guangdong's Panama Village exemplifies immigration legacy of 160 years

In rural Guangzhou, many can point to the direction of “Panama Village.” The village is a nickname for Rulin, a town in Huadu district, Guangdong Province. Over the past two decades, it has acquired that sobriquet due to the large number of locals who have immigrated to Panama, a small Central American country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:13:39

Even before the military takeover, Chinese investment in Zimbabwe had been dwindling

Zimbabwe's political turmoil has drawn heavy attention in China. Robert Mugabe, the South African nation's 93-year-old president, has long been dubbed “China's old friend.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 19:17:34

China's top anti-terror squad intensifies training

China's Falcon Commando Unit is widely known as the preeminent counterterrorism team in the country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 18:23:39

Chinese urban planners are helping small African cities transition into major metropolises

When city planner Zheng Qingzhi first set foot in Nampula, the third largest city in Mozambique, Africa, he was astonished to find how "primitive" the city was, where the highest buildings were little more than six stories.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 17:43:39

The Yellow River is becoming less silty, but ecologists disagree if this is a good thing

The Yellow River, China's “mother river” known for thousands of years for its heavy concentrations of silt and sediment, is reported to have become permanently clear in some stretches.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 17:58:39

Dire shortage of daycare centers may impact China's efforts to increase birth rate

Pushing small children to the ground, force-feeding them spicy wasabi as a way of punishment… the physical abuses at a daycare center run by Shanghai-based online-travel company Ctrip for its employees enraged Chinese netizens after secret surveillance video footage of the abuse went viral last week.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/14 18:38:40

Sino-S.Korean tourism and retail sectors see resurgence following a tense year over THAAD

Two weeks after China and South Korea formally announced plans to recover their relationship, there are already budding signs of improvement.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/13 18:33:40

Squad fights terrorists who transit from Xinjiang to Southeast Asia

Along the Sino-Vietnamese border, a special operations team is involved in the counter-terrorism fight to protect the people living in Chongzuo.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 18:08:39

Catalonia's failed secession an ominous forecast for Taiwan's pro-independence forces

Chinese scholars specializing in Taiwan research say that what is happening in Spain is just a demonstration of where the pursuit of Taiwan independence will lead, and that the reality Taiwan faces is harsher than that surrounding Catalonia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 18:58:39

Fraudulent weight-loss schemes are exploiting China's ever-widening waistlines

Despite the criticism and warnings, many fitness and appearance-obsessed Chinese are nonetheless drawn to Yufit and other weight loss schemes like moths to fire.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 18:48:39