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Teaching with tech

The new academic year begins in September, and for many schools the first day falls on a Sunday. As high technology has developed rapidly in China in recent years, many new technologies have been brought into classes to broaden students' horizons.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/1 15:56:20

88-year-old pioneer has played pivotal role in China's nuclear industry

At 88 years of age, Zhou Yongmao remains as enthusiastic about his job as any young person, and arrives at his office for work promptly every day. As one of China's earliest nuclear submarine and nuclear reactor experts, Zhou was appointed as an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering in 1995. He now works as a senior engineer at the China National Nuclear Corporation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 19:48:41

Xinjiang soccer 'golden boy' sets sights on Chinese national team

17-year-old Subi skipped a level and joined the Chinese Under-19 national team, putting him well on his way to gaining a place on the Chinese national team.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 19:30:25

Hong Kong parents object to children going to protests

"The thing I disapprove of the most is their saying 'I'm not Chinese,'" said Lun Yeung (pseudonym), 60, who was born and grew up in Hong Kong and whose father was from South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 18:54:34

Overseas Chinese students form 'street chorus' to fight separatist forces

Overseas Chinese living in major Western cities including Edinburgh, Vancouver, Sydney, and Auckland, voluntarily gathered on streets chanting the Chinese national anthem and other patriotic songs to show their support for solidarity and unity in Hong Kong amid ongoing protests organized by overseas separatists over the past weeks.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 19:15:02

LGBT community finds more sense of security with new legal provision

In 2017 when China revised its general provisions of civil law, allowing people above 18 years old with independent capacity to register a person as legal consensual custodian. The LGBT community hailed it as an important move that will help protect the group's rights, solve living inconveniences and further reduce discrimination against them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 19:08:40

Prime time broadcast proving hit with youngsters

Since the end of July, Xinwen Lianbo have become hot topics for online searches, with more than 200 million clicks. In Bilibili, an online entertainment platform for the younger generation in China, a single video can receive more than 8 million hits.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 18:33:40

Overseas social media platforms targeting pro-China content shows Western double standards on 'freedom of speech'

When the Western world criticizes China, they call it "freedom of speech," but when China speaks back, it is called suppressing freedom. Freedom has become their patent. This is "autocratic liberalism," experts say.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 18:25:25

US scholar calls on White House to go back to negotiations with China

The US should uphold the consensus reached between Beijing and Washington at the Osaka Group of 20 (G20) summit, said a senior US scholar, calling for sincere and trustworthy conversations between the two sides.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/26 18:38:39

Kazakhstan seeks to benefit from 'Silk Road Economic Belt,' woo more Chinese tourists

Central Asian wine may not be well known to Chinese customers, but that isn't stopping Arba Wine, one of the biggest wine makers in Kazakhstan, from selling its products to China this year for the first time.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/26 18:22:02

China's robot industry declines ahead of large-scale adjustment

China's industrial robot market suffered negative growth for the first time by 3.75 percent in 2018, according to data released at the World Robot Conference 2019 held in Beijing from Tuesday to Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 18:18:39

Discovery from the deep

More than 180,000 relics have been recovered from the ancient merchant ship, the State Administration of Cultural Heritage said on August 6.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 16:27:15

More foreign-trained Chinese return home to benefit science research

The brain drain situation in China is reversing, as those who have studied overseas are less willing to stay and work abroad and returning home, a trend that experts believe is positive for China's scientific research development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 19:28:41

Nuclear plant neighboring HK proud of its ecology work

Egrets can often be spotted at the Daya Bay. The logo of China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN), which owns the Daya Bay power plant, is also a flying egret.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 18:38:40

China-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Foreign Ministers' Meeting creates opportunities to discuss issues of common concern: Japan FM

The spokesperson of the Japanese Embassy to China Jun Saito said Wednesday that Japan is “very satisfied” with the 9th China-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Foreign Ministers' Meeting, and believed that the meeting created opportunities for the three countries to discuss issues, such as economic corporation and Japan-South Korea frictions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 16:33:40

Chance to change Chinese 'lack of voice' in intl fashion world

US fashion brand Coach, French luxury brand Givenchy, Japanese sports brand Asics and some other international brands listed Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan as countries on their products or websites, Chinese net users found last week, which sparked outrage on Chinese social media, leading the brands to apologize.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 19:13:40

HK 'valiant' rioters with criminal records and hopeless future want to be recognized by West

Payment is the usual motivation behind these "valiant" rioters' violent behavior
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 18:08:40

Family of slain Chinese scholar set up fund for int'l students in crisis

The family of murdered Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying announced on Monday the establishment of "Yingying's Fund" to help international students at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) who are in crisis.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 18:02:14