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China's development has positive impact on Asia-Pacific: UN official

One of China's major achievements is its significant reduction of the poverty rate, having helped hundreds of millions of people escape poverty, Armida Alisjahbana, executive secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), said in an interview with the Xinhua News Agency in Bangkok, Thailand.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/26 19:08:40

More than 10m teenagers prepare for stressful upcoming college exams

More than 10 million high school students will sit the country's two-day national college entrance examinations on June 7 and 8.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/26 17:48:01

Freezing facilities spark demographic debate in China

Lawmakers have suggested opening egg freezing facilities for women of childbearing age in East China's Shanghai Municipality as a pilot scheme during the two sessions of Shanghai Municipality held in January.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/23 19:53:39

Used car exports from China expected to inject vitality into Southeast Asian auto market

China for the first time permits limited exports of second-hand Chinese cars
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/23 15:43:40

Yuanmingyuan Park repairs large-scale damaged porcelain relics for the first time

It was hard to imagine what kind of blue and white porcelain could be made up of 132 potsherds until Beijing's Old Summer Palace, or Yuanmingyuan Park, started its "Restoring 1860" project recently.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 17:58:40

Carbon sink trade brings hope to China's struggling forestry industry after logging ban

Wuerqihan looks like it was sealed by time. The town center mainly features old single-storey houses, a sign of a lagging-behind rural area in China. Not many infrastructural construction projects could be spotted here. The roads are mainly built by cement or earth. A water tower with colorful painting is the most outstanding building in town.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 17:28:40

Trade tension won't halt China-US cooperation on AIDS elimination: scientists

HIV research scientists gave assurances that China-US cooperation on HIV vaccine trials would not be affected by current trade tensions, adding that China plays a significant role in AIDS elimination.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 18:13:40

Village chiefs from ASEAN countries study China's poverty reduction efforts

China's poverty reduction work has not only lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, but also helped other countries combat extreme poverty. China is now actively sharing its experience with ASEAN countries through exchange programs as well as demonstration sites.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 15:58:40

Habitat of endangered alligator encroached upon in Anhui

More than 600 hectares of a nature reserve for Chinese alligators were found to have been exploited illegally as a development zone in a county in East China's Anhui Province. China currently has only some 100 Chinese alligators in the wild, far fewer than pandas.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 19:23:39

Belt and Road drawing more international students to Chinese universities

The number of international students from countries along the Belt and Road route studying in China has increased in recent years
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 18:28:39

Chinese-built hydropower station in Nepal soon to become the country's largest this year

The Upper Trishuli 3A Hydropower Project built by a Chinese construction and engineering company in Nepal saw a major breakthrough recently. After construction started in 2000, the first of the project's two turbines completed a 72-hour trial operation on Monday after injecting 30 megawatts of power into the Nepali grid Thursday. The successful trial run showed that the turbine performed well under commercial operation conditions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 18:23:40

Modern habits blamed for increasing myopia cases among youths in China

Cases of myopia among students in China are growing, increasingly affecting younger children and to a more serious extent. Short-wave blue light from screens has been found to be especially harmful to children.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/19 18:53:40

Lebanese students showcase talents in contest on Chinese language

Around 17 Lebanese students participated on Saturday in "Chinese Bridge" Chinese Proficiency Competition organized by the Embassy of China in Lebanon in cooperation with the Confucius Institute at Saint Joseph University (USJ).
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2019/5/19 18:43:39

China-Laos Railway opens new horizons for fruit growers in Southwest China's Yunnan

As the section of the China-Laos Railway that is within Chinese territory, the Yuxi-Mohan railway will serve as a significant link for China to reach land-locked Laos. In addition to helping promote the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area (CAFTA), the railway will also greatly benefit the local economy and the people in Southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/19 17:31:22

Doctor from Guangdong bringing much needed services to impoverished villages in Yunnan

"Doctors from Guangdong Province are here providing medical treatment and examinations, please come to the villagers' activity room." Guan Yanping had just reached the top of a mountain as the announcement from a loudspeaker echoed through Bingzhongluo county of the Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture in Southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 20:13:40

Recent spate of teenage suicides prompts call to reflect on education methods

Five days after a high-school student jumped to his death from a flyover, another teenager was reported to have committed suicide by drinking pesticide and recording the incident in a video.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 19:28:41

More couples undergoing fertility treatment to have second child

Medical terms such as zygote, oestrogen, and ovulation can often be heard among the residents of Shangmayuanling community, which is located next to two renowned in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment hospitals, Xiangya Hospital Central South University, and the Reproductive & Genetic Hospital of CITIC Xiangya, of Changsha, Central China's Hunan Province, the leading fertility center in China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/16 16:41:42

Asian Culture Carnival lights up Beijing's night with artists from various countries joining the gala

A gala called Asian Culture Carnival was staged Wednesday night in the Beijing National Stadium, also known as Bird's Nest. The show is one of the most important activities of CDAC which presented a "professional, international and high-level banquet of culture and art," according to the show's organizer, China Media Group.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/15 23:33:31