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Chinese people amazed by the country's rapid development in fighter jets

Spectators in the entire audience were stunned and let out a deep and collective wow when a J-10B fighter jet danced in the sky at the opening ceremony of Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province on November 6.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/25 17:53:21

Central government lays down the law over illegally built mountainside villas in Shaanxi

Zhang Chun'e (pseudonym) did not know her farmland would become the root of a corruption case when it was sold to a property developer 15 years ago.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 19:24:27

Government attitude toward businesses that make a living suing counterfeiters changes

Liu Yanqing scours online shops over eight hours everyday for fake or substandard products – olive oil that contains only five percent olive oil, or television sets that mislabel their screen size.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/22 19:13:40

Ex-con builds a glass processing business staffed by former prisoners

On a winter afternoon, 40-year-old Lin Guohua was invited to visit a prison in East China's Zhejiang Province, where he was an inmate two decades ago, to speak to more than 100 prisoners. One of the prison guards made him tea and another added water to the pot politely.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/21 17:46:47

Xinjiang's efforts to replace extremism with opportunity are not like the Guantanamo Bay tactics the West imagines

The regional government and people in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region are working hard on extremism elimination and poverty alleviation in the hope of creating a better life for residents.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 19:30:35

China's Singles' Day shopping festival sparks digital reform in Southeast Asia

The biggest online shopping bonanza in the world – the Singles' Day shopping festival on November 11 – ended with a record 213.5 billion yuan ($30.7 billion) in sales, and its follow-up influence has touched how people shop and pay for things in Southeast Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/20 19:18:40

Government cracks down on unethical, unapproved use of genetic information in international research

Order a DNA collection kit, provide your saliva sample in a test tube and mail it back. In just a few days, you will get a full report about your health, including your genetic traits and risks for certain diseases. This is what many genetic testing companies in China now claim to offer.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 19:33:39

Strict laws and education reform needed to reduce lawbreaking by juveniles

Chinese experts called for a longer period of compulsory education and a stricter legal system to prevent crimes among minors, as cases in recent years demonstrate a tendency toward lower ages.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/19 19:08:40

African students study Chinese acrobatics in free exchange program

In October, the latest batch of African young people came to Wuqiao, North China's Hebei Province, to learn acrobatic feats for free. African students give themselves Chinese names, and experience the monotonous daily training here, hoping that they could get a better life when going back.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 18:23:40

Chinese team shines as police from around the world gather in Guangdong for shooting competition

In the lobby of a high-end hotel, Chinese police officers Xia Feng and Sun Wanpeng are on a mission to protect an important figure. They spot danger. In less than 17 seconds, they fire dozens of bullets and kill over 10 targets.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/18 17:43:39

Chinese students bringing concrete benefits to US despite lingering skepticism against them

The Institute of International Education in the US released its 2018 Open Doors Report on Tuesday, which said that the number of Chinese students studying in the US was 363,341 in the 2017-18 academic year, an increase of 3.6 percent from the year before. China has become the biggest source of international students for the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 18:38:40

Chinese pet owners spend big bucks to clone their deceased dogs

Pet dogs are increasingly becoming a part of Chinese family life. Some 33.9 million households in China own a total of 50.6 million pet dogs, and Chinese is expected to spend 105.6 billion yuan on dogs this year, according to the 2018 China Pet Industry White Paper, a report published by pet ownership website goumin.com. Pet do
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 17:38:41

Great potential for peace and trade as Northeast Asia prepares for more talks

A Global Times reporter visited South Korea together with a group of Chinese reporters to explore what efforts should be made to achieve the shared prosperity in the Northeast Aisa.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/14 20:07:37

Hit video game helps young players to understand Chinese way of parenting

When Chen Guanwen played the video game "Chinese Parents" for the sixth time, his in-game character finally got a girlfriend during high school. Having spent two days and one night on the game, he was satisfied with this sixth "child" he has cultivated, since it feels like the character helped him to taste the puppy love that Chen's parents forbade him.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/14 19:21:31

China takes the lead with a responsible polar travel initiative

In the first white paper on China's initiative on Antarctica by the State Oceanic Administration released last May, China envisions the peaceful use of Antarctica, safeguarding the stability of the Antarctic Treaty System, elevating Antarctic infrastructure and support capabilities, enhancing scientific investigation and research capability, and calling for strengthened Antarctic environmental protection and coordinating global governance of the continent.
Source: People's Daily Online | 2018/11/13 18:38:39

Chinese investment in Botswana boosts African country's global economic competitiveness

At several sites in Gaborone, Chinese construction crews are working overtime on building projects. They are a microcosm of the Chinese stamp on the city. The sound of construction seems to be telling the world the story of China in Botswana.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/13 17:58:39

Chinese-built bridge becomes landmark in capital of Mozambique

Chinese-built Maputo Bay Bridge is the Mozambican capital's new "postcard" icon.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/12 19:33:39

Foreign visitors marvel at conservation of nature, cultural relics after building of dam

Nine years after the completion of the gigantic Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River, how does the area look today? More than 200 tourists from both China and abroad recently embarked on a boat tour to the area, to compare the Three Gorges now with what they saw before the building of the project.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/12 18:58:40