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Confession of corrupt officials criticized for being insincere

The self-reflection by some corrupt officials is filled with bureaucratic cliches.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/27 19:23:39

Migrant workers leave Beijing in droves amid evictions enacted following deadly fire

Beijing has intensified a city-wide eviction campaign of tenants from buildings it has designated as illegal following a fire last week in the Daxing district that killed 19 people, including eight children.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/26 18:21:16

Taiwan's millennials hostile to Chinese mainland? Facts say it's a myth

With the sustainable economic growth of the Chinese mainland and disappointing governance within Taiwan, the number of Taiwanese youth who have decided to come to the Chinese mainland for their education or career continues to surge.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/23 18:58:39

China develops mobile games to spur young people's enthusiasm in studying Party congress

While China's younger generation born in the 1980s and 1990s are largely labeled as a generation who are mostly indifferent to politics, the fact is that more Chinese youth who are not Party members are showing greater passion in analyzing and discussing Party politics and congressional reports. These youth care very much about what China will look like in the future and how such reports will influence their life.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/22 19:03:40

Guangdong's Panama Village exemplifies immigration legacy of 160 years

In rural Guangzhou, many can point to the direction of “Panama Village.” The village is a nickname for Rulin, a town in Huadu district, Guangdong Province. Over the past two decades, it has acquired that sobriquet due to the large number of locals who have immigrated to Panama, a small Central American country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 18:13:39

Even before the military takeover, Chinese investment in Zimbabwe had been dwindling

Zimbabwe's political turmoil has drawn heavy attention in China. Robert Mugabe, the South African nation's 93-year-old president, has long been dubbed “China's old friend.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 19:17:34

China's top anti-terror squad intensifies training

China's Falcon Commando Unit is widely known as the preeminent counterterrorism team in the country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 18:23:39

Chinese urban planners are helping small African cities transition into major metropolises

When city planner Zheng Qingzhi first set foot in Nampula, the third largest city in Mozambique, Africa, he was astonished to find how "primitive" the city was, where the highest buildings were little more than six stories.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 17:43:39

The Yellow River is becoming less silty, but ecologists disagree if this is a good thing

The Yellow River, China's “mother river” known for thousands of years for its heavy concentrations of silt and sediment, is reported to have become permanently clear in some stretches.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 17:58:39

Dire shortage of daycare centers may impact China's efforts to increase birth rate

Pushing small children to the ground, force-feeding them spicy wasabi as a way of punishment… the physical abuses at a daycare center run by Shanghai-based online-travel company Ctrip for its employees enraged Chinese netizens after secret surveillance video footage of the abuse went viral last week.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/14 18:38:40

Sino-S.Korean tourism and retail sectors see resurgence following a tense year over THAAD

Two weeks after China and South Korea formally announced plans to recover their relationship, there are already budding signs of improvement.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/13 18:33:40

Squad fights terrorists who transit from Xinjiang to Southeast Asia

Along the Sino-Vietnamese border, a special operations team is involved in the counter-terrorism fight to protect the people living in Chongzuo.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 18:08:39

Catalonia's failed secession an ominous forecast for Taiwan's pro-independence forces

Chinese scholars specializing in Taiwan research say that what is happening in Spain is just a demonstration of where the pursuit of Taiwan independence will lead, and that the reality Taiwan faces is harsher than that surrounding Catalonia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 18:58:39

Fraudulent weight-loss schemes are exploiting China's ever-widening waistlines

Despite the criticism and warnings, many fitness and appearance-obsessed Chinese are nonetheless drawn to Yufit and other weight loss schemes like moths to fire.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 18:48:39

Chongqing turns its dilapidated factories, arsenals into fashion and arts centers

Elsewhere in Chongqing, different projects are also being carried out to memorialize, protect and utilize the city's industrial legacies, which are sinking into oblivion as the city bids farewell to its industrial past.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/7 18:22:39

Changes in balance of power between China and the US shape a new era

Experts say that Sino-US relations have also entered a new era as a result of the numerous changes taking place between these two great powers over the past five years. Thus the US needs to realize that the balance of power is shifting rapidly and should learn to develop mutual respect with China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/6 19:33:40

Success of aerobatics fest shows rapid development of air sports industry

In recent years, air sport has become one of the newly emerging sports industries with great potential that the Chinese government has put great emphasis on, as it involves the use of high technology and can also stimulate the development of related industries.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/5 18:38:39

Learning centers established across China to promote Xi Jinping Thought

Since last Friday, students at Inner Mongolia University of Science & Technology had one more thing they could do in their spare time: study the thought of Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/2 18:58:04