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Monks offer peaceful approach to enhance civil communication in South China Sea region

Eminent monks from 14 countries around the South China Sea region including China, Nepal and India jointly launched a project on Saturday in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, to compile the history of Buddhism in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 19:48:40

Violence, sexual harassment and commercial exploitation major internet risks facing children

Violence, sexual harassment and commercial exploitation have become three major risks minors face as internet users, experts said at a seminar on children's internet protection held on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 18:38:40

Joint efforts from government and society ensure better nutrition for rural children

Support from the government and society in China ensures that disadvantaged children in rural areas enjoy nutrient-rich and hygienic meals every day for free. Many netizens are also following what children eat every day on the social networking site Sina Weibo.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 17:13:40

Civil air routes in Tibet exceed 100, connecting the region with 51 cities

A total of 101 civil air routes have been launched in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, local news reported on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 19:13:39

Chinese study unlocks clues in the relatively unknown African swine fever virus

Chinese scientists have unlocked the unique structure of the African swine fever virus. The research published in the academic journal Science and conducted by the Institute of Biophysics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the Harbin Veterinary Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Shanghai Tech University, among others, lays the groundwork for the development of an effective vaccine against the disease.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/21 18:58:39

Ethnic groups in unprivileged regions cast off poverty by promoting their cultures

Wande Gyatso was tutoring his apprentice Sanjay Jabb to color a Thangka painting of the Guanyin Bodhisattva as his apprentice dipped the tip of his paint brush into his mouth to coat it with saliva, a trick his master taught him to soften colors. The scene happened in Wande Gyatso's workshop in Tongren county of Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Qinghai Province, the famous birthplace of Thangka paintings, a traditional Tibetan Buddhist art form.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 18:18:39

Let the Games begin

The 7th Military World Games opened on Friday in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province. Chinese athletes won 22 medals on the first day of the games.
Source: Global Times - Agencies | 2019/10/20 17:33:00

Nankai University celebrates 100th anniversary with glory from past and for future

As Nankai University celebrates its 100th birthday, globalization and its response to the need of China's national development will help the institute go further
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 22:08:44

Northern China desert sets example in combating desertification

Kubuqi Desert was once known as "the forbidden zone of life," and "sea of death." Grass could not grow in Kubuqi, and almost no one lived there.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 20:43:43

Professor wins prestigious prize for groundbreaking discovery in use of ketamine

Hu Hailan, a professor at Zhejiang University School of Medicine, won the 12th International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)-Kemali International Prize for Research in the field of Basic and Clinical Neurosciences in July 15 for further explaining the pathogenesis of depression.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 19:23:40

Grey-haired stars on short video sites spread positivity better than the young

China had 249 million people above 60 years of age by the end of 2018. How senior citizens live their lives has become a serious concern for the whole of society.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 19:42:48

Changting people turn bare mountains into national park

In the 1940s, the area of soil erosion in Changting county, East China's Fujian Province, was nearly 1.5 million mu (1,000 square kilometers), covering one third of the county's land area.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 18:48:40

German sociologist Heinz Dieterich outlines concept of '21st century socialism'

What can China's success contribute to the development of socialism around the world? Global Times reporters Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi (GT) spoke to Dieterich in an exclusive interview.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 19:08:41

China's homemade icebreaker makes maiden voyage to Antarctica

China's first domestically made polar icebreaker Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, started its maiden voyage to the Antarctic from the city of Shenzhen in South China's Guangdong Province on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2019/10/15 18:47:49

Decades of training foreign officers boost China's military diplomacy

China's top military college has a long history training overseas senior military officers, boosting ties and trust
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 18:18:40

How Beijing police ensured security for the 70th anniversary ceremony

The great efforts of countless people were behind the impressive celebration, especially police officers in Beijing, who were responsible for security during the national festival.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 17:13:39

Rise of status helps Chinese cuisine spread overseas

Over the past decades, overseas concepts of Chinese food have undergone a great change: Once thought of as a delicious but cheap fast food, diners now see it as an original and sometimes high value cuisine.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 17:48:39

China's oil drilling champions take 'Iron Man' spirit to foreign fields

Once China's biggest oil production base, Daqing oil field has expanded oil drilling to overseas fields amid the country's comprehensive plan for energy transformation
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 16:53:39