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Beijing hospital's hospice pilot struggles for cash, cultural acceptance

Chinese hospitals are facing challenges in introducing the concept of hospice to a society where traditional filial piety still holds sway.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 19:13:15

Chinese look-alike agency adds Trump mimic to its roster of leaders

Li Liangwei was told he resembles US President Donald Trump by someone who saw Li bragging at a banquet.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 18:58:39

HIV-positive villagers form gangs to collect debts, enforce demolitions

For debt collectors in Henan Province, being HIV-positive can be a useful weapon in their arsenal. These people, who have few ways of making money due to the taboo over the virus, can earn a healthy income by joining gangs. However this "industry" is declining as the government cracks down on debtors and debt collectors.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 19:33:39

More countries shun Dalai Lama as China's economic impact grows

The Dalai Lama's recent cancellation of his Botswana trip has sparked speculation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/16 19:08:39

Campus halal canteens trigger controversy about affirmative action policies

The event reignited a debate whether China's "affirmative action" policies toward non-Han citizens help or harm ethnic unity.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 19:48:39

Chinese government goes to great lengths to help Muslims go on the hajj

Demand for a place on the hajj is huge among Chinese regions and provinces with large Muslim populations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 19:38:39

MMA club sheltering, training orphans forced to kick them out

The owner of a martial arts club that trains orphaned teenagers said he will not accept children from the impoverished Liangshan region any more.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 18:23:39

China's middle class face peer pressure to send kids on study tours abroad

China's urban middle class are under growing peer pressure to send their kids on expensive study tours abroad which have become the latest fad.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 18:53:39

Foreign waste import ban leaves Western nations, Chinese manufacturers in a dilemma

If China bans imported waste, other countries will likely have to think of ways to digest their own waste.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/9 19:13:39

Record-breaking action flick has audiences singing national anthem in cinemas

Blockbuster Wolf Warriors 2 has been a huge smash hit, arousing nationalistic sentiments on the Internet.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/8 18:43:40

Scholars mull project to divert water from Tibet to arid Xinjiang

Experts claim the project will help stimulate the world economy and create a "second China" in the region's arid plains.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/7 18:53:39

Former herders fight desertification by farming trees in Inner Mongolia

Three deserts dot the Alxa League, a prefecture-level administration in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/6 18:53:39

Black community in China counters myth about their ability to withstand heat wave

News reports and online posts about heat waves in China are being criticized for being racist.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/3 19:43:39

China's politically apathetic millennials enchanted by patriotic movies starring their idols

A patriotic film celebrating the founding anniversary of the People's Liberation Army is raking millions of yuan every day on box office.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 19:03:39

China, Germany eye greater collaboration in Africa

Chinese enterprises have been encouraged by Germany's advocacy for Sino-German cooperation in third-country markets during the G20 Hamburg Summit.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 18:57:53

Contrary to India's nationalistic fomenting, Chinese public largely calm over border tension

Young Chinese are paying close attention to the updates on the Doklam standoff between Chinese and Indian troops.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 18:48:39

PLA military parade focuses on combat readiness

China on Sunday held a grand military parade in Zhurihe, China's biggest military training base, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, in the run up to the 90th founding anniversary of the People's Liberation Army.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/30 18:08:39

Chinese NGOs exert increasing influence in Africa

Chinese NGOs operating in Africa face mistrust and lack of understanding from locals as well as competition from Western counterparts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 19:43:39