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Reintegrating 'spoiled' giant pandas into natural habitat remains tough challenge

Exacerbation of breeding ability and close breeding are threatening the health of pandas in captivity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/22 17:58:39

Chinese New Year has become a worldwide phenomenon

As the Chinese diaspora increases and international communications rise, the occasion was also celebrated as a popular cultural event in Western countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 19:06:46

China vows to crack down on rural custom of hiring strippers for funerals

Scantily clad women in sexy lingerie and revealing clothes showing off their bodies in front an electronic screen displaying a black-and-white headshot of the deceased with text reading "We offer profound condolences for the death of this man" are now a modern part of funerals in some rural areas of China.
Source: | 2018/2/20 9:18:09

Reintegrating 'spoiled' giant pandas into natural habitat remains tough challenge

Though giant pandas are no longer technically endangered following China's extensive conservation efforts, the bears still face an uncertain future, namely whether or not they can return to the wild rather than stay a captive species.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/18 10:38:01

Moon palace participants won't be home for Spring Festival

Four college students in Beijing share a unique reason they're unable to make it home for Spring Festival this year; they are participants in simulated moon colony.
Source: Agencies - Global Times | 2018/2/16 10:11:58

Reform and opening-up a consensus in China despite occasional extreme views

China will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its reform and opening-up this year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 17:33:39

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