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Social media raises risks for teen boys to be infected with HIV


A high school boy tempted by pornographic photos, online sex dating information and advertisements for illicit drugs on social media had sex with an adult he recently met on the platform. The student claimed that the platform he registered on has many primary school and high school students.

China's commercial aerospace companies are flourishing

The aerospace industry used to be a battleground for superpowers. Space agencies were all sponsored by governments. However, commercial upstarts have joined the competition since the beginning of this century. ...

Child victims of lead poisoning to receive up to $13,000 in landmark settlement

The past six years have been difficult for Mao Baozhu, a grandmother in Hengdong county of Central China's Hunan Province. Her grandson was one of 300 victims aged 2 to ...


Most of 2019 CISM Military World Games venues to be completed by year-end

Some 80 percent of the venues for the 7th CISM Military World Games next year will have been constructed by the end of 2018, said the organizers of the 2019 Wuhan Military Games on Wednesday, one day ahead of a yearly countdown before its opening.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/18 1:50:34

Chinese, NK law firms meet on trade rules

A Chinese law firm held a seminar with its North Korean peer on laws affecting special economic zones and foreign investments, a move a Chinese expert said is likely to aid North Korea's gradual opening up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 23:03:41

Interfaith harmony is mainstream in Xinjiang: comment

A Chinese Communist Party (CPC) journal recently said that believing in only one religion undermines the social stability of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 23:03:41

Buddhism encouraged to serve BRI

Tibetan Buddhist monks and scholars began a two-day symposium in Northwest China's Qinghai Province on Tuesday to discuss how Buddhism could better serve China's Belt and Road initiative and resist separatism.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 23:03:40

Chinese 'debt traps' non-existent, says Foreign Ministry spokesperson

US accusations of China creating “debt traps” for smaller countries are irresponsible and disappointing lies, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after US Defense Secretary James Mattis claimed Tuesday that China was encouraging smaller countries to pile on massive debt.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 22:58:41

Poverty alleviation expanding overseas with Belt and Road initiative: charity head

China's poverty alleviation efforts have expanded overseas under the Belt and Road initiative, with long-term aid programs established in Southeast Asia and Africa, said a leader of an official Chinese charitable organization on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 22:58:40

Military links opposed: official

The Chinese mainland resolutely opposes official contacts and military links in any form between the US and the island of Taiwan, said the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council in Beijing on Wednesday in response to media reports saying a US Navy vessel docked at a Taiwan port to refuel and make crew changes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 22:53:41

Premier Li in Brussels to consolidate trade ties

As victims of US unilateralism, both China and the EU must continue to expand areas of cooperation, Chinese experts said, reiterating a message delivered by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday during his visit to Europe to consolidate mutually beneficial trade ties.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 22:48:41

CPC legal profession officials attend training to push forward rule of law

The first training session of secretaries of the Communist Party of China (CPC) branches in the legal profession began on Monday in Beijing to unite lawyers under the Party's leadership and push forward the rule of law.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 19:58:41

Children with leukemia getting more financial, medical support

China will set up a comprehensive management network for treating children with leukemia, which will include all children with leukemia in the family doctor service network, the National Health Commission announced at a press conference on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 19:58:40

Social media raises risks for teen boys to be infected with HIV

A high school boy tempted by pornographic photos, online sex dating information and advertisements for illicit drugs on social media had sex with an adult he recently met on the platform. The student claimed that the platform he registered on has many primary school and high school students.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 19:48:40

China's commercial aerospace companies are flourishing

The aerospace industry used to be a battleground for superpowers. Space agencies were all sponsored by governments. However, commercial upstarts have joined the competition since the beginning of this century. Now, commercial aerospace companies can produce cheap and market-friendly spaceflight products at a fast speed. As of the end of 2017, three-quarters of the global production value in the aerospace industry was from commercial aerospace companies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 18:43:41

Xi urges efforts to win battle against poverty on schedule

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged redoubled efforts to win the tough battle against poverty on schedule.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 16:56:13