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Sichuan Province to use points system to manage CPC members

Southwest China's Sichuan Province will implement a points-based system to manage all members and probationary members of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 117 organs under the provincial government, the Sichuan Online reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 18:19:24

China's pipeline project brings 24-hour electricity supply to Myanmar

It was completely dark outside at night when this Global Times reporter visited Kyaukpyu county, Myanmar eight years ago. Now, the city has witnessed tremendous changes thanks to the China-Myanmar crude oil and gas pipeline, a pioneer project of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, local citizens told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 18:08:40

China's leading photo agency in hot water for selling Black Hole image, profiting from suing 'IPR infringement'

Visual China Group (VCG), one of China's top image providers, recently drew intense criticism after it was revealed to be earning money by selling images of China's national flag, national emblem, and the first-ever picture of a black hole, which are supposed to be public domain images.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 19:23:40

Viral photo of Chinese students wearing 'brain-band' draws public outcry

A US-based brain research company is under fire in China after the photo of a group of Chinese students wearing its head-band device during class went viral.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 18:03:39

Beijing prison authority launches inaugural 'Political Reform Day'

The Beijing Municipal Prison Administration (BMPA) launched the first "Political Reform Day" activity recently, organizing prisoners to watch news on TV, attend flag-raising ceremonies, sing revolutionary songs and undergo anti-gang crime education.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 17:58:40

China's leading photo agency in hot water for selling black hole image, profiting from suing IPR infringement

Visual China Group (VCG), one of China's top image providers, recently drew intense criticism after it was revealed to be earning money by selling images of the national flag, national emblem, and the first-ever picture of a black hole, which are supposed to be public domain images.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/14 22:58:56

4 Tianjin security officials investigated for involvement with crime gangs

A total of 17 cases of corruption by mafia-style gangs involving four directors of Tianjin public security branches have been investigated, according to the Tianjin Municipal Commission for Discipline Inspection (TCDI).
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/14 16:58:39

Future looking bright for Chinese sturgeon as 700 more released into Yangtze

A total of 700 captive-bred Chinese sturgeon were released into the Yangtze River in Yichang, Central China's Hubei Province, on Saturday, marking the 61st release by the Chinese Sturgeon Research Institute of China Three Gorges Corp.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/14 16:13:39

Video puts spotlight on abuse in child modeling industry

The video of a little girl being kicked by her mother when taking photos as a model for garment factories, has triggered public anger recently and put the children model industry in China under spotlight with many netizens saying children should not be forced to earn money by their parents.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/12 10:56:13

Alleged video of child model being abused puts spotlight on industry

The video of a little girl being kicked by her mother when taking photos as a model for garment factories, has triggered public anger recently and put the children model industry in China on the spotlight with many netizens saying children should not be forced to make money by their parents.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/11 23:48:40

Artist shows real Tibet with traditional touches in modern design

By the age of 18, Nyema Droma had drawn attention, as well as controversy, with her photography showing local Tibetan people's modern lives.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/11 18:13:41

China's top anti-terror squad shifts training focus from physical to mental

Special forces urged to place more emphasis on problem-solving as opposed to physical endurance
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/11 17:13:40

Almost one third of young Chinese at risk of depression: survey

Nearly 30 percent of young people surveyed in China were at risk of depression, said a survey on the mental health of Chinese people aged 14-35, which has drawn public attention.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/11 16:03:15

Cinemas criticized over sales practices for latest Avengers movie

With millions of Marvel fans in China eager to get tickets for the latest episode of the Avengers franchise, some cinemas have begun to secretly presell tickets for the premier at high prices, which violated regulations and triggered concerns over how the move could affect its box office.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/11 15:48:40

796 cultural artifacts returned by Italian authorities arrive in Beijng

A total of 796 Chinese cultural relics and artworks returned by Italy arrived in Beijing on Wednesday, the Xinhua News Agency reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/10 17:43:40

Kindergarten abuse cases lead to calls for monitoring systems

Recent cases of kindergarten teachers abusing children have once again drawn public attention, with many netizens calling for comprehensive monitoring systems in kindergartens to prevent such incidents, while others argued it would intrude on the privacy of children.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/10 17:40:29

Authorities take action to counter increasingly intrusive UAV flights

When a civilian drone flew illegally into Nanjing Lukou International Airport in East China's Jiangsu Province on April 4, 2017, 14 flights were affected, causing tremendous financial losses.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/10 17:28:40

Cloud computing brings rebirth to previously desolate northwestern city of Zhongwei

In just six years, Zhongwei in Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region has become an iconic name in the internet world, thanks to its rapidly growing cloud computing industry.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/9 18:08:41