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Families spend four painstaking years seeking truth about missing MH370 passengers

The emotional families carried signs asking Malaysian officials not to abandon the investigation and search. An angry chant was raised by the distressed families: "This report is not enough at all! It's fooling everyone here. We need to keep investigating. Keep searching!"
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/6 19:28:40

Museum featuring thousands of relics shipped from Japan a reminder of brutal occupation

Inside China's largest privately run museum that commemorates the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1931-45), in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, thousands of pieces of indisputable evidence that describe the cruelty of Japanese soldiers are on display.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/5 17:59:36

Undercover police officers track sexual offenders on Beijing subway during rush hour

This summer, the Beijing Sihui subway police station has caught 47 sexual offenders. Police officers encourage victims to identify suspects and to be brave enough to "say no" to sexual harassment.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/2 18:13:39

China grasps rare chance to solve its Catholic problem during a unique papacy

In a change from the past, topics related to Catholicism have appeared frequently on China's mainstream media platforms in recent months, which experts say is a good sign for China-Vatican relations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 18:33:40

Popular online writers change genre from fantasy to reform and opening-up, Party history

He Changzai, a famed internet writer, is busy working against a deadline on his new novel these days. Unlike his previous works that focused on fantasy, and then on officialdom, his new novel is set against 40 years of reform and opening- up in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, a mainstream subject usually chosen by traditional writers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 19:26:32

Indebted Chinese students, people seeking easy money scramble to become paid drug testers

If you input the keyword “clinical trials volunteers” on the social media platform QQ, dozens of chat groups recruiting part-time drug testers appear. Newcomers in the groups can hardly hide their curiosity and fear.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 19:28:39

Chinese mainlanders rush to Hong Kong for immunization after vaccine scandal

Hong Kong clinics are witnessing an influx of Chinese mainlanders taking their children for immunization these days after a faulty vaccine scandal that enraged the nation last week.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 17:52:06

Chinese women pay for online service to test romantic partner's loyalty

For some couples, a relationship can be tested by rivals in love. In China, thousands of couples pay for “imaginary” rivals in love in cyberspace to test their partner's loyalty. The testing service can now be bought on China's omnipotent e-commerce platform taobao.com.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/26 19:53:40

Economists lambast Peter Navarro's crooked research that derails US trade policy

US President Donald Trump's aggressive trade policies toward China don't come from nowhere. Behind him, Peter Navarro, Trump's top trade advisor, is viewed as the key force who is pushing these policies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/25 19:05:42

Chinese colleges eager to award honorary titles to foreign Nobel laureates to boost international prestige

More and more Nobel laureates are visiting China for commercial events held by companies and education groups.
Source: Agencies – Global Times | 2018/7/24 19:38:39

Thousands of women seek their roots decades after being sold in boy-preferring rural China

These girls were unwanted by their biological families mostly due to a combination of a rural preference for boys and the then-family planning policy that restricted most families to only one child.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/23 19:38:39

Chinese military arrives in Russia for annual drills, bringing state-of-the-art hardware

Chinese military officers arrived in Russia on Friday to participate in the upcoming International Army Games 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/22 17:48:39

Singapore NGO brings business leaders and academics to North Korea to teach about market economies

The organization also arranges for experts and scholars who are interested in North Korea to visit the country at their own expense. The visitors are required to give free lectures on subjects such as business, finance, law and economic policy to North Koreans. Choson Exchange also utilizes the organization's ample North Korea knowledge to help policymakers, researchers and international media better understand the country's economic environment.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 19:33:39

Despite ongoing trade friction, no boycott against US products due to two nations' intertwined interests

Many netizens are showing support and confidence for China in the trade row, with many expressing solidarity with the Chinese government. Some even likened the conflict to the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1931-45).
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 19:38:39

Private rescue teams bloom across China, despite scarcity of funds and official support

Zhu Lijia, a professor of public management at the Chinese Academy of Governance, told the Global Times that the development of private rescue forces shows the improvement of China's society. The general public's civil awareness is awakening and they are willing to take responsibilities in social affairs. It's a positive sign in the civil society, he said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/17 18:58:19

Meteorite treasure hunting leaves local paddies unattended, sparking family disputes

The word quickly spread that the meteorite fragments are valuable. Farmers working in the sugarcane fields found several stones. This sent the villagers into a crazed hunt for the fragments in the surrounding fields. Many meteorite hunters from out-of-town came to join the search, feeding the frenzy. Rumors spread about the high prices that could be fetched.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/16 18:48:40

US starts to drown in waste that China will no longer accept

For months, a major recycling facility for the greater Baltimore-Washington area has been facing a big problem: It has to pay to get rid of huge amounts of paper and plastic it would normally sell to China. Some US recycling plants have broken a major taboo and no longer bother sorting plastic and paper, and instead simply send it straight to landfills.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/15 18:13:14

As bike sharing bubble bursts, manufacturers are hit from all sides

According to China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the total annual bike output was 53.03 million in 2016, while the number rose to 58.99 million in 2017, thanks to the prosperous sharing boom. However, with the rise and fall of bike sharing firms, the manufacturing industry across the country is also suffering from dramatic damage.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 18:13:40