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Chinese tourists whip up misguided patriotism to solve commercial disputes abroad

Recent videos of Chinese tourists stranded at foreign airports shouting "China!" and singing the national anthem have embarrassed other Chinese.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 18:33:39

Face recognition, online technology expedite Chinese New Year travel rush

Through the increased application and implementation of technology at railway stations, this year's Spring Festival travelers should experience greater convenience and better service on their nearly 400 million trips by train.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 18:58:39

Chinese commercial ships explore Arctic routes amid 'Polar Silk Road' ambitions

China hopes the Arctic shipping routes can become more regulated and frequented in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 18:43:16

American Catholics mount 'civil war' within Church over China-Vatican talks

Even as China and the Vatican are reportedly coming close to an agreement on the appointment of Chinese bishops, controversy and confusion continue to pervade the Catholic world both in and outside China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 19:50:00

UK to gain foothold in Xiongan with a financial technology hub following May's China visit

UK Prime Minister Theresa May recently completed her three-day visit to China with large business deals and mixed reactions from the East and West.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 20:03:39

Bought-and-paid-for elections in villages erode China's grass-roots democracy

A village election in Shanxi Province has drawn nationwide attention to the prevalence of bribery and corruption in grass-roots elections.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 18:48:40

Architecture across China sees wave of bird-nest buildings

The 2008 Beijing Olympic stadium not only captivated world attention but also inspired architects closer to home.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 18:48:40

Cutest job in the world not so cushy! Panda keepers risk injury and depression

Pandas, China's iconic native bear, are in fact extremely dangerous, with many keepers harmed while on the job.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:48:39

Loosening of US arms sales spurs India to challenge China

As the US moves closer toward the possibility that it will loosen restrictions on foreign arms sales, India is looking closely.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 19:08:40

China's rooftoppers face death – and taunts from countrymen for being 'unfilial'

Death of a star rooftopper in China failed to stop others from engaging in the dangerous sport.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 18:43:39

China's underground church accused of being 'a stumbling block' for Sino-Vatican ties

China's "underground" church, which suffered a blow after the Vatican reportedly asked two of its bishops to step aside for Beijing-approved ones, could be a major obstacle as China-Vatican talks continue, experts say.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 20:33:39

Gas deliveryman sees booming business as North China bans coal in fight against pollution

Every day at 7 am, Chen Yuqing, 66, embarks on a boat loaded with liquefied gas cylinders.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 18:48:39

Compensation claims over Sanchi collision may be complex due to Iran's sensitive diplomatic status: report

As a massive oil spill caused by the crash of Iranian tanker Sanchi earlier this month continues to spread across the East China Sea, fishermen and sea farmers in China's largest fishing hub are worried about potential ecological damage.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 19:18:39

China's LGBT activists break away from Western agenda, bring their own experience to the world

Like Ripley, today, a growing number of Chinese LGBT groups and related NGOs are making a more noteworthy presence on the world stage. In addition to their signatures, many also provide training courses for foreign LGBT groups to "impart Chinese experiences in the LGBT movement," as well as actively participate in the world LGBT agenda.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 19:09:30

As China literally leaps into snow sports, shoddy ski parks cause safety concerns

But there is little doubt that the number of skiing-related casualties and injuries are on the rise in China as the country embraces the sport in preparation for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Boosted by the growing demand for winter sports among China's expanding middle class along with support from the central government, China is literally leaping into skiing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/23 18:58:39

After woman finds her baby via surrogate unhealthy, Chinese surrogacy agency says she can 'return it' for new one

Lin signed a contract with a China-based agency that specializes in surrogacy business in Cambodia and Russia in March 2016 for the baby. After the tragedy occurred, she questioned the agency's obligation of delivering a healthy baby for her, blaming it for failing to provide necessary living conditions to the surrogate Cambodian mother, which she believes to have directly caused her son's illness. But when Lin contacted the agency about her woes, they simply responded that they would "replace a new baby for her or arrange another surrogate birth, as long as it was verified to be their fault for causing the tragedy."
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 19:48:40

Viral 'frost boy' gets wish to visit Beijing, see flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square

Eight-year-old Wang Fuman, better known to Chinese netizens as "frost boy," got a chance to fly on a plane for the first time this weekend as he traveled from his home in Ludian county, Yunnan Province to Beijing to watch the flag-raising ceremony held each morning at Tiananmen Square.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/21 18:35:42

Sexual harassment victims on Chinese campuses encounter post-deleting, threats when speaking up

Upon hearing the recent news that Chen Xiaowu, a professor at Beihang University (previously known as Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics) (BUAA), was finally disqualified by school authorities due to numerous sexual assault charges made against him, Luo Xixi could finally breathe again.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 18:46:41