CHINA

Desperate car buyers resort to fake marriage


An increasing number of people in Beijing are faking marriages in order to get a local license plate, just as what many home buyers have been doing to avoid high mortgage rates and taxes in an "unspoken rule" of the real estate market in cities that have property purchasing restrictions.

Investigation into alleged indecency with children at orphanages and kindergartens in Guizhou

Police in Southwest China's Guizhou Province have announced a special team will investigate allegations of indecency with children at orphanages and kindergartens in Kaili and Bijie cities after images were uploaded to social media.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 23:38:14

Osaka goes all out to secure G20 meet

Ahead of the 14th G20 summit, scheduled in Osaka, Japan from Thursday to Saturday, Global Times reporters discovered on Wednesday that the city was on full alert to ensure comprehensive security for the country's largest-ever conference.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 22:58:41

China applies latest technologies in drug rehabilitation facilities

The Ministry of Justice held its first international conference on drug addiction treatment Wednesday in Southwest China's Yunnan Province bordering the drug-infested Golden Triangle, to give China's answers on drug rehab.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 22:58:40

New Xinjiang report slammed

Another story on a so-called victim of the vocational training centers in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region made up by a Canadian media outlet was verified as "fake" on Wednesday, and experts called on some Western media to stick to journalism ethics and make fair reports on Xinjiang.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 22:48:40

China mulls prisoner amnesty on PRC's 70th anniversary

China's top legislature on Tuesday began reviewing a proposal to grant amnesty to some convicts as the country prepares to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC), which analysts said will help unite the people and improve political stability.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 22:28:40

China warns of Pompeo's wrongdoings on diplomacy

Chinese state media outlets and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have frequently and specifically criticized US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with unusually strong words in recent days, while Chinese analysts pointed out that this is a warning from Beijing to Washington that US diplomacy could be misguided and get more unreasonable due to the impact of some senior officials.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 22:23:41

China-Canada tensions rise

Chinese experts warned on Wednesday that if Canadian officials attempt to seek help from the US in exerting pressure on China at the upcoming G20 summit, it will be futile. And bilateral ties could further worsen, unless Canadian officials stop their wrongful and provocative words and deeds, they said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 22:18:41

30-day cooling-off period eyed as divorce rates soar

China plans to introduce a 30-day cooling off period for couples who apply for divorce, according to a new draft of the marriage and family section of the civil code.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 21:58:41

Desperate car buyers resort to fake marriage

An increasing number of people in Beijing are faking marriages in order to get a local license plate, just as what many home buyers have been doing to avoid high mortgage rates and taxes in an "unspoken rule" of the real estate market in cities that have property purchasing restrictions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 21:53:41

Poverty-stricken county probed over $5.8 million water screen film project

A multi-million water screen film project in a poverty-stricken county in Zhangjiakou, North China's Hebei Province is under investigation after a firm director raised questions about its sources of funding online early this week.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 20:21:03

Zhihu closes user's account over outrageous comments on woman's beating

Chinese social media platform Zhihu has shut down a user's account after he wrote comments supporting a video of a man brutally assaulting a woman, claiming the man set a "good example" for people with antisocial personalities.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 20:08:40

There will be no war between Iran, US: Iranian ambassador to China

“The US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, strict economic sanctions against Iran and increasing US military presence in the Persian Gulf all show that Washington has many preconditions over talks with Iran,” said Iranian ambassador to China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 20:06:55

Rebirth of China's meth village

Lush fruit trees, neat streets and sparkling fish ponds, Boshe, a small coastal village in south China, is not different from any other villages except ubiquitous anti-drug slogans and wanted posters which remind people of its notorious past.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/26 19:28:13