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Victims remembered 20 years after NATO airstrike against Chinese Embassy in Belgrade

On May 7 midnight (5am on May 8 in Beijing), 1999, NATO forces carried out a barbaric missile attack on the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade, leaving three Chinese journalists dead, more than 20 injured, and shocking the whole world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/7 19:18:40

China's overall water quality improves, some sections of Yangtze substandard

The overall quality of China's water bodies improved in the first quarter of 2019, but more efforts to prevent and control water pollution are needed in some regions that have seen deteriorated water quality, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/7 20:28:40

Botanic lovers enjoy world's best horticultural arrangements at foot of Great Wall

Zheng Shaofeng, a 64-year-old flower farmer from Central China's Henan Province, has dreamed of smelling tulips from the Netherlands or orchids from Singapore without the need to fly thousands of miles to do so.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2019/5/7 20:18:40

Extraordinary weather conditions put North China on high alert for forest fire

Extraordinary weather conditions have brought great challenges in fire prevention to the people working in the Greater Khingan forests in North China this spring
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/6 19:00:40

Chinese doctor wins hearts of South Sudanese staff

A Chinese doctor working for the China medical team in South Sudan has received enormous praise from his local counterparts for his exceptional work in the conflict-torn East African country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/6 18:13:07

327,000 visitors flock to Expo over International Workers' Day holiday

The Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition received about 327,000 visitors during the four-day International Workers' Day holiday, The Beijing News reported on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/5 18:29:54

Foundation says raising awareness a matter of urgency

The one-month survey made her realize that Nigeria has become one of the major hubs of the global illegal pangolin trade, and persuading Chinese consumers not to eat pangolin is a matter of urgency.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/5 18:28:39

Belt and Road projects lead to massive growth in higher education for overseas students in China

As Belt and Road construction continues to bring tangible benefits to the countries involved, China's higher education is also playing an increasingly important role in facilitating the development of these countries through training more overseas talents. Higher education in China for overseas students has seen remarkable growth in terms of quality and scale, as more students come to China to learn advanced technology beside language and culture.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/3 12:51:19

Extraordinary weather conditions put North China on high alert for forest fire

Recently, forest department employees have seldom been able to see their colleagues, as most of them are garrisoned in the mountains, working to make sure the forest is safe from potential fire. Some of them have to stay in the mountains for three months.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/1 14:32:36

Border guards in China's Xinjiang devote their lives to keeping country secure

Aimaier Yuseyinaike, 48, likes to play his electric guitar when he is not on duty. His favorite song is about a young man who misses the girl he loves.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/29 18:23:40

African military officers hail weeklong visit to China

A delegation of around 100 young military officers from African countries and the African Union had a weeklong visit for the first time to China from April 21 to 27 at the invitation of China's Ministry of National Defense, as part of efforts to cement the outcomes of the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) held in September 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/29 17:47:06

Beijing police working with foreign counterparts and Interpol to hunt down fugitives

During the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing, local police officers are devoting themselves to making sure participants are safe and the event goes smoothly. Beijing Munici
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/28 20:18:40

China's car-sharing industry at risk of becoming hotbed of criminal activity

China's car-sharing industry has come under the spotlight for being used as a tool by people for criminal purposes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/28 18:50:43

Rosy prospects for Bulgarian fragrance maker

China's Belt and Road Initiative is usually associated with massive infrastructure and trade investments, but for one Bulgarian entrepreneur, the prospect of joining the Initiative is literally strewn with roses.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/28 18:43:40

Beijing officers patrol foreign streets, hunt down fugitives in international police cooperation

As the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation kicked off in Beijing, local police officers are devoting themselves to making sure participants are safe and the event goes smoothly.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/27 11:17:39

Brave choice puts young animation artist on path to success

Everybody has a dream, but not everybody has the courage to realize it. Liu Bijiao, a Beijing girl who now works with DreamWorks Television Animation as a background artist, believes that she is one of the few who does.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/25 18:23:40

Giant clams still on sale in South China despite bans

The giant clam is still being traded illegally in Tanmen township, South China's Hainan Province, even though the nation banned the trade in 2017, thepaper.cn reported Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/25 17:48:40

Man on a mission

Long anticipated by Chinese military enthusiasts, the Nanchang, China's first Type 055 destroyer, painted with the hull number 101, was part of the destroyer group that was presented at the celebration of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's 70th anniversary in Qingdao on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/24 20:28:40