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Chinese young workers pioneer new industries by following their passions

A recent report on China's emerging occupations in the services industry this year shows that not only has a new batch of jobs been created, but new digital-oriented professions are also defining the industry.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 20:11:27

China's 'Mars town' to boost country's astronomic research, education

Some say that Lenghu is the most "alien" place on the Earth. Located in the Gobi Desert with a desolate landscape and a starry night sky, it has a name meaning "cold lake." A township-level region, Lenghu is administered by Mangya city, Haixi Mongol and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, in Northwest China's Qinghai Province. No one lives beyond the town's limits. The closest city is Dunhuang in Gansu Province, 230 kilometers away.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 18:43:57

Negative reports should not hinder internationalization of Chinese colleges: expert

Chinese officials have given reassurance that China will continue to be open to international students amid the controversy on Chinese social media that followed a wave of reports alleging preferential treatment for foreign students by certain colleges, while experts and students also said that some independent negative reports should not hinder the internationalization process of Chinese colleges.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 18:53:41

Exhibition shows vital role Koktokay played in building country

The place where Baketbek Jiasimuhan works is filled with old objects - from faded archives of pitmen who once worked in Koktokay town in Fuyun to a piano with wooden holders, which had been used for decades.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 18:26:54

China's peacekeeping efforts hailed by African leaders

The first China-Africa Peace and Security Forum convened in Beijing on Monday and Tuesday, with almost 100 senior defense and military representatives from 50 African countries in attendance, including 15 defense ministers and army chiefs, as well as the African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security. China's peacekeeping efforts in Africa were hailed by African leaders who recognized the service and devotion of the Chinese military.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 20:41:18

Reporter's diary: Mongolians taking different view of China after arrival of BRI

China's border with Mongolia is 7,580 kilometers in length, the longest of all its neighboring countries. It takes only two hours to fly the 1,600 kilometers from Beijing to Ulan Bator, the Mongolian capital.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 18:54:52

Ranger plays essential role in protecting endangered species in China

Located in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province and covering an area of 2,100 square kilometers, the Zhalong National Nature Reserve is one of the world's largest breeding and protection bases for the endangered red-crowned crane, which has a wild population of about 2,000 worldwide and is under top national protection in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/15 18:44:23

Safety concerns prompt Chinese parents to rethink sending their kids on US study tours

Like many parents in China, Huang Zhiling, a 37-year-old mother, is considering overseas study tours for her 5-year-old daughter. Her previous plan was a trip to the US but she is now hesitant due to the current situation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 17:39:38

Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy a guideline for China's diplomatic work in the new era: IDCPC Minister

Co-hosted by the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (IDCPC) and the Guangming Daily Press, the symposium on the theory of Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy was held in Beijing on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 20:53:24

Students flocking to get plastic surgery during summer vacation

Students accompanied by their parents have been getting plastic surgery at a hospital in East China during the summer vacation, as looking good is seen as becoming more and more important, said a doctor.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 19:48:40

China warns of high mosquito activity across parts of country

China issued a mosquito forecast on Friday, warning residents of high mosquito activity across multiple parts of the country over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 19:38:40

Residents sort trash, make cash

A residential community in Beijing's Xicheng district has caught public attention due to its use of high-tech in garbage sorting and the benefits it offers to the local residents.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 19:33:40

Criticism of Three Gorges project continues despite lack of evidence

Rumors and criticism surrounding China's Three Gorges Dam have been constant since its construction began in 1994.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 18:03:39

Human rights, counter-terrorism experts tell true Xinjiang stories in global arena

In recent years, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has attracted international attention for its measures on counter-terrorism and de-radicalization.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/12 9:49:52

Doctor-officer takes pride caring for HIV/AIDS prisoners

For the past 18 years, Tang has been the head of Jianshui Prison Hospital, Southwest China's Yunnan Province, and has devoted all his energy to caring for prisoners with HIV/AIDS. The majority of patients admitted to the hospital are from the Eighth Prison yard, an isolated prison area exclusively for HIV/AIDS prisoners.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/11 20:03:40

Govt program aims to boost child development by offering training to parents

Every week, 29-year-old Zheng Yan rides a scooter up a winding road to a mountain village to visit Tingting's home. Zheng is a teacher at an early childhood development center under the Parenting the Future Program in Ningshan county, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/11 18:18:40

China helps Mongolia build first expressway under Chinese standards

The first ever expressway in Ulan Bator, the capital and largest city in the People's Republic of Mongolia, built by China Tiesiju Civil Engineering Group, went into operation on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/11 11:25:17

Experts call for improved asthma diagnosis, treatment

A national cross-sectional study on 45.7 million Chinese adults published in the Lancet medical journal found that overall prevalence of asthma in the research sample was 4.2 percent.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/10 18:48:40