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Farmer with burning passion for astronomy becomes online icon

At the age of 70, Wu Shiying, a farmer who lives in the mountains of Shiyan, Central China's Hubei Province, has suddenly become an online icon due to his deep love of astronomy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/24 20:18:41

Chinese shows seek to emulate success of 'Game of Thrones'

The first two episodes of Game of Thrones (GOT) season eight have been viewed 110 million times since they were released on April 15 by Chinese streaming giant Tencent Video.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/24 19:45:08

Naval parade marks PLA Navy's 70th anniversary

A grand naval parade was held on Tuesday off Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province, marking the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, which was founded on April 23, 1949.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 22:03:38

Training of captive giant pandas to go into the wild yields results, but not without setbacks

Giant pandas are a cultural icon and a source of national pride in China, the only country that is home to these cuddly creatures. China has spent decades perfecting breeding methods in a bid to save these highly endangered animals.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 15:48:51

Silk Road media co-op in pictures

Telling touching tales key to understanding BRI
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 21:08:36

China's health indicators higher than international average: report

The main health indicators of Chinese people are better than the average level of those in middle- and high-income countries, according to a report submitted by the State Council to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 19:46:48

Increasing numbers of Chinese students in US see brighter future at home

Despite having already landed an offer in the United States, He Jielin showed up at the job fair organized by Chinese companies on Saturday just outside of Washington DC.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2019/4/22 19:28:40

Decades of forestation efforts see rich results in Xinjiang

The artificial oasis area in Xinjiang has expanded to five times the size of in the 1950s after consistent efforts over a long period.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 17:28:40

China to strictly investigate malicious accusations during anti-crime campaign

False reports and malicious accusations will be strictly investigated during China's anti-crime campaign, according to the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China (CCDI).
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 19:13:40

Authorities crack down on vulgar content found in online children's game

A CCTV report in mid-April showed that pornographic and vulgar content has been found in the Chinese version of popular children's online game Minecraft.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 19:13:39

Life's a ditch

A 4,000-meter ditch on a sheer cliff has been the lifeline for residents of a mountain village in Southwest China's Guizhou Province over the past half century.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 16:43:39

Aiming high

Yi Chunguang, who now lives in Urumqi, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, is one of the very few remaining inheritors of the Xibe bow and arrow craft. Although not so common in the modern era, the bow and arrow are in the blood of the Xibe ethnic group.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 19:48:40

Forest rangers work on front line of efforts to protect China's ecology

Zhan Youfa, a forest ranger at the Beidayang forest farm in Northeast China's Jilin Province with 20 years of experience, was having dinner at home after a long day of patrol when he received an emergency call to help put out a fire at 5:30 pm on April 12. He threw down his chopsticks and immediately rushed out.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 18:06:17

County villagers escape poverty by taking signature dish around China

With just six stretches, Ma Long turns a ball of dough into noodles as thin as hair. The raw noodles are then cooked in boiling water, fished out with long chopsticks and put into a large bowl. Add two big spoons of stock, a handful of chives and three slices of sourced beef, and the bowl of traditional Lanzhou beef noodles is ready to be served.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 17:23:41

Project to determine causes of birth defects takes on new significance

China's declining birth rate has made it even more necessary to ensure smooth childbirth, and conducting research into birth defects is more important than ever, said medical researchers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 19:34:02

Xinjiang authorities probe officials accused of ties to criminal gangs

Authorities in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region are investigating a number of gang crimes, prosecuting officials alleged to be involved in mafia-style gangs, Xinjiang Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 18:13:40

Frequent discoveries of underground relics in Xi'an a bittersweet treasure for city construction

"The archaeological team took over the construction site several weeks ago," a security guard outside the site in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 17:55:34

Tibetan villager resettlement program leads to improved ecology in Qinghai

Aqie Jamo, 29, still gets frightened when she looks back on her childhood experience of herding sheep alone in the mountains. Once, when she was 7, she and her flock got caught in a storm, and all she could do was find a hole in the ground and hide inside it.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 19:57:46