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Descendant of Confucius reinterprets teachings to suit present age

“Family virtue is about good habits in the petty matters of the daily life. A good family environment is developed from the good habits,” Kong told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/24 19:28:40

Groundbreaking TV show draws young people closer to President Xi's thought

Following the success of a talk show on the theory of socialism, China's most popular entertainment channel Hunan Television has launched a quiz show that focuses on socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era, the thought of Chinese President Xi Jinping that has been enshrined into the Constitution.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 19:38:39

Chinese young people reposting 'lucky people' online in hopes of attaining good fortune

Zhang Mo, a 22-year-old student from North China's Hebei Province, has a routine of reposting pictures of singer Yang Chaoyue on social media platforms. “Doing this brought me good luck,” Zhang told the Global Times on Sunday. “I got easy questions in exams and was very lucky in mobile games.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/23 19:18:39

International charity sale radiates hope in Beijing

The 10th “Great Love without Borders – Hearing the love of the world” international charity sale was held at the Beijing National Stadium on October 21.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 19:58:39

China quickly embracing VR amid tech boom

What will replace smartphones as our most indispensable gadget in daily and digital life?
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/22 19:53:39

Vocational schools in Xinjiang contribute to employment, stability

Cities in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region are providing vocational training to local residents.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/22 19:18:39

Education authorities ban flattery, posting grades in parent-teacher WeChat groups

A month into the start of the new school term, drama and conflict have been escalating in parent-teacher WeChat groups in China, a popular way to boost communication between parents and teachers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 19:48:39

Exploring the origins of the myth that 'the US rebuilt China' in past decades

US Vice President Mike Pence recently gave a speech, where he attacked China's domestic and diplomatic policies. Some US media said Pence's accusations against China lack evidence, and that some of his remarks were irrelevant.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/21 19:03:39

Chinese solution to promote world peace proposed at international religious conference

As representatives from around the world gathered in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, for a triennial congress of religious leaders, China's representatives highlighted the nation's religious policy and how it contributes to security and stability.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 19:33:40

New rules clamp down on private agents sneaking overseas purchases into China without paying taxes

Miaomiao (pseudonym) was working part time in a hotel in Australia's Brisbane before she became a private shopping agent (known as daigou in China) to make some extra money while taking care of her baby.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 18:43:41

China's commercial aerospace companies are flourishing

The aerospace industry used to be a battleground for superpowers. Space agencies were all sponsored by governments. However, commercial upstarts have joined the competition since the beginning of this century. Now, commercial aerospace companies can produce cheap and market-friendly spaceflight products at a fast speed. As of the end of 2017, three-quarters of the global production value in the aerospace industry was from commercial aerospace companies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 18:43:41

Child victims of lead poisoning to receive up to $13,000 in landmark settlement

The past six years have been difficult for Mao Baozhu, a grandmother in Hengdong county of Central China's Hunan Province. Her grandson was one of 300 victims aged 2 to 15 who suffered from lead poisoning from a nearby factory.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 18:38:40

Pilot project gives young professionals free apartments in old age homes in exchange for spending time with residents

Young professionals in Hangzhou can spend 20 hours a month with the elderly in exchange for a free place to stay. The project allows elderly people stuck in the nursing home to spend more time with young people through courses and activities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:23:39

Industrial park in Ethiopia builds friendship with China by bringing jobs, skills to local people

A Chinese-built industrial park in Ethiopia has been helping the African country with its industrialization drive.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 17:48:39

Rebuilding the Silk Road

Young people who have studied in China are becoming an influential power in Kazakhstan. Many of them are devoted to serving as the bridge in China-Kazakhstan communication.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 16:23:39

Chinese internet companies help Indian women achieve economic independence and improve social status

Chinese company UCWeb offers Indian female writers a chance to work after they give birth, a rare opportunity in that country
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:48:41

Blackmailers posing as journalists targeted in national campaign

The arrest of 46 fake reporters accused of blackmail in northern Shaanxi's Yulin city makes Chen Xiaoyi (pseudonym) excited. "After 10 years of chaos, it's the high time to leash in this problem."
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 18:58:39

Left-behind children plagued by phone addiction, grades suffer

Less than a week after the new term began, Wang Hongjian, who left his hometown and worked in a far-away city for nearly 15 years, decided to quit his job and return to his home village in Yueyang, Central China's Hunan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/8 18:13:39