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SWAT divers protect national events from underwater terror attacks

The evening party staged on the West Lake for the G20 Hangzhou summit in East China’s Zhejiang Province on September 4 amazed visiting world leaders as well as a global audience. Ahead of the gala and summit, divers from Beijing spent months combing the 6-square-kilometer lake, a surface area equal to about 900 soccer fields.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/23 18:38:40

Dying 'victim’ tries to clear her teacher’s name in Cultural Revolution rape case

Following the end of the Cultural Revolution, millions of persecuted cadres had their names cleared except a number of ordinary people.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/20 19:58:39

As Taiwan economy stagnates, some youth head across straits for opportunities

Despite the strained relations between the mainland and Taiwan, many Taiwan young people are now coming to the mainland to seek a better future.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/19 19:28:39

Teaching Chinese women how to have orgasm is an awkward business

Along with the growing economic freedom of Chinese women and rising individualism, a company dedicated to improving women's sexual fulfillment has gained an increasing number of fans.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/18 19:03:39

Policemen pursue livestock thieves on horseback across a Tibetan grassland region

Policemen pursue livestock thieves on horseback across a Tibetan grassland region
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/17 17:28:39

Veterans sent home with high officials' promises after protests in Beijing

A demonstration by thousands of veterans at the Beijing headquarters of the PLA last week shocked the public. The demonstrators say it was staged out of mounting anger at local governments which are failing to address their unemployment and pension problems.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/16 19:18:39

After youth rush to found start-ups, 95% have since folded

In recent years, the Chinese government has tried to encourage young people to launch their own tech start-ups.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/13 19:28:39

Hip-hop begins to reemerge in Xinjiang after post-riots chill

“Uyghur is a better language for rap music,” says a musician from Xinjiang.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/12 20:38:39

Despite US attempts at isolation, China moves into new chapter of manned space exploration

China's Shenzhou-11 spacecraft will transport two astronauts to the country's Tiangong-2 space lab in a few days. Experts say that this will mark the opening of a new era of Chinese space exploration.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/11 19:33:40

Academics pay journals to publish ghost-written articles to get promotions

Chinese scientists and medical practitioners have contributed to an international multimillion-dollar industry of ghostwriting and publications publishing papers for money.
Source: Southern Weekly | 2016/10/10 19:08:39

Long March route transformed after eight decades

Traversing snow-capped mountains and trudging through marshlands in their bare feet, Red Army soldiers completed the dangerous and strenuous Long March in 1936.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/9 18:43:39

Chinese women spend a fortune doting on their teenage idol

Chinese teenage pop idols have millions of fans, not only of their age, but also older women, whose willingness to spend on stars has stunned the nation.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/8 19:23:39

Dark humor abounds as dream of home ownership fades in China’s big cities

The explosive price increases in China's housing market in the past year have made people less interested in predicting when the bubble will burst, and begin to accept and mock the unbelievably high prices.
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/29 20:18:39

Where China’s top officials go for advice

As a top think tank for China's central leadership, the Counselors' Office of the State Council, has been mysterious to the public.
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/28 19:53:39

China-born US diplomat recognized decades after Chairman Mao labeled him an imperialist

President Xi Jinping's speech at a G20 banquet gave belated recognition to John Leighton Stuart, a missionary, educator and diplomat born in China who was for decades seen as a symbol of US aggression in China.
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/27 19:13:39

Desperate for drugs not approved by authorities, China’s cancer patients turn to DIY

As it takes years for medicines developed overseas to be approved in China, many patients desperate for the latest drugs are now buying the ingredients online from illegal dealers and processing them on their own.
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/26 18:58:39

Buying frenzy in Hangzhou puts homes out of reach for most

The housing market in Hangzhou is experiencing its fastest ever period of growth, largely thanks to the G20 summit and the Asian Games that will be held there in 2022. Many buildings that were on the market for a long time have finally been snapped up due to this rapidly heating market.
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/25 18:43:40

CPC seeks to recover millions in owed membership fees to reinforce identity

The Communist Party of China has started to ensure that its nearly 90 million members are paying their full membership fees consistently and on time.
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/22 19:33:39