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Misunderstandings increase between young people in mainland and Hong Kong 20 years on

By answering mainlanders' questions about Hong Kong on Zhihu, a Chinese question and answer site, a Hong Kong teacher tries to diminish stereotypes about the city and improve mutual understanding.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/15 19:08:40

Teaching cult-like filial piety to millennials is a huge business in China

Many Chinese parents still don't know how to have a healthy relationship with their children.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/14 19:33:39

Hepatitis B sufferers turn to surrogate agencies to pass job health checks

Companies that illegally discriminate against hepatitis B carriers use excuses to avoid punishment.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/13 19:03:39

After planting trees for 20 years, Inner Mongolian farmers turn desert into land of milk and honey

Residents of the Kubuqi desert are combining the effective administration of the environment and poverty alleviation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/12 19:13:39

Beijing’s Muslim community gathers in ancient mosque to celebrate Ramadan

This month, Yang Jiyou, a member of the Hui ethnic minority in his 60s, will get up at 2 am every morning and spend most of his time at a famous mosque in Niujie, Beijing’s Xicheng district.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/11 17:08:39

Gaokao supporters say it helps social mobility, but others say fairness reforms needed

Critics say the fairness of the gaokao is overrated and reform is badly needed.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 18:58:39

To some Chinese netizens, London terror attacks are result of ‘Western appeasement’

In the wake of the latest London terrorist attack, many Chinese netizens have started discussing China's security and counterterrorism measures and whether they need to be upgraded.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/6 19:08:39

Will India’s youthful population see it eclipsing aging China?

Some Indian scholars believe its demographic advantages may propel the country to economically outstrip aging China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/5 18:38:51

China steps up clean energy generation efforts

China will continue with its efforts to deal with climate change and actively participate in multilateral mechanisms to curb global warming, said foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/4 18:08:34

Intelligence law draft encourages mass mobilization

China's first draft intelligence law is open for public consultation. Security experts say the new law is needed as foreign spies have never stopped collecting intelligence in China and they find every chance to stir up trouble.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/1 19:07:28

LGBT mainlanders cheer Taiwan gay marriage approval, but admit change for them is far off

The legalization of same-sex marriage in Taiwan has aroused heated discussions in the Chinese mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/31 18:43:39

Chinese schools prescribe cosplay, yoga to students to deal with exam stress

As all of China braces for the upcoming annual college entrance examinations, or gaokao, students about to sit one of the most important tests of their life are struggling to stay calm.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/30 17:58:40

Scholars, entrepreneurs, media pros asked to share experience with cadres

Each year governments at all levels train officials and speakers are invited to share their views, following the lecture system of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 19:22:47

Sino-US deal may lead to more biotech imports, but Chinese public still mistrustful

A new trade deal between China and US may expedite Chinese imports of US GM seeds.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/24 18:42:40

Lonely and poorly informed, China’s elderly become sitting duck for scams evoking patriotism, health miracles

Appeals to patriotism are often used to swindle seniors.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 18:13:39

As ‘kidphobia’ becomes prevalent in China, some say it’s a byproduct of one-child policy

A video of a college student hitting a noisy four-year-old in a restaurant recently went viral. It sparked wide discussion as to whether Chinese youth are becoming increasingly “kidphobic.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/22 18:18:39

Orphanage home to disabled kids puts on show to raise awareness of disability issues

Sunday marked the 27th annual National Day for Helping the Disabled in China. To mark the occasion, the nuns who run Liming Family, a Hebei Province-based Catholic orphanage that is home to many children with disabilities, took their wards to the provincial capital Shijiazhuang to put on a performance that aimed to raise awareness about disability issues.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/21 17:43:04

Risk of deadly traffic jams on the slopes of Mount Everest grows along with number of climbers

Traffic jams are an annoyance when we’re trying to get around town. But at over 8,000 meters above sea level they can be deadly. This is the dilemma facing climbers and travel agencies on Mount Qomolangma, commonly known in the West as Mount Everest. This year, the busiest ever, traffic jams in the “death zone” will almost certainly occur again.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/18 17:53:39