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Online calls to poison unleashed canines grow louder in China amid rabies fear


The war of words between dog owners and those who hate or fear unleashed dogs turned violent in China, when an online article went viral urging people to use lethal drugs to poison dogs in order to force pet owners to leash and muzzle the animals in public.

Chinese firm hopes sex dolls with artificial intelligence will steal hearts of international consumers

WMDOLL, one of China's biggest sex doll makers, based in Zhongshan, South China's Guangdong Province, launched what it calls AI-powered dolls at end of 2016 that offer features ranging from ...

Thriving Party-building activities create surging market for CPC-themed commodities

As the Communist Party of China (CPC) has ramped up its Party building efforts at the workplace in recent years, CPC-themed merchandise and products, including office decorations, stationary and books, ...


Chinese lament death of Annan, who held objective views on China

The death of former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan, perceived by many Chinese as a China-friendly world leader, was lamented by internet users and experts on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 19:28:39

Motorcyclists shoot dead 2 Chinese on streets of Manila

Reports that two Chinese nationals were gunned down and killed on the streets of the Philippine capital are being investigated, the Chinese Embassy said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 19:43:39

Elderly account for 17% of population in China

People older than 60 made up nearly one-fifth of China's population at the end of 2017, a statistic accelerated by the country's decades-old family planning policy that prevented nearly 400 million births, said Chinese demographers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 22:28:39

Chinese firms plan more soybean meal substitute imports

Chinese companies are confident in securing overseas supplies of soybeans and soybean meal substitutes to counter the fall in imports of US soybeans, according to industry insiders.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 22:08:41

Rent costs in Beijing rise 25 percent from 2017 levels

Rent in Beijing has been rapidly increasing this year, causing tremendous anxiety among the city's millions of tenants.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 22:08:41

More than 40 officials held accountable for vaccine scandal

More than 40 officials including seven provincial- or ministerial-level officials were deemed accountable for the substandard vaccine scandal this weekend as Chinese observers called for the establishment of a new and better food and medicine safety supervisory system.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 22:08:40

Mahathir seeks to attract Chinese investment

Facing a slowing economy and mounting debt at home, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Sunday sought to attract more Chinese companies, particularly technology and manufacturing firms, to invest in his country, while making clear that his government would not undertake projects that further add debt.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 22:08:39

China hit by new swine fever case

Chinese authorities on Sunday reported a new African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in Lianyungang, East China's Jiangsu Province, following outbreaks in Liaoning and Henan provinces.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 21:58:39

Xi requires strengthening CPC leadership, Party building in military

President Xi Jinping has called for efforts to comprehensively strengthen the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Party building in the country's armed forces to ensure a solid political guarantee for the building of a strong military.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 21:23:39

Results of women's 200m backstroke final at 2018 Asian Games

Following are the results of women's 200m backstroke final at the 2018 Asian Games on Sunday:
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 20:55:44

Sun Yang completes Golden Grand Slam, wins 200m free at Jakarta Asian Games

Three-time Olympic champion Sun Yang claimed victory in the men's 200m freestyle at the 18th Asian Games on Sunday, making a Golden Grand Slam in the 200, 400, 1,500m free from the Asian Games, the World Championships and the Olympic Games.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 20:54:59

Mahathir seeks to attract Chinese investment

Facing a slowing economy and mounting debt at home, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Sunday sought to attract more Chinese companies, particularly technology and manufacturing firms, to invest in his country, while making clear that his government would not undertake projects that further add debt.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 20:03:05

Residents suffer from military exercise tear gas in town bordering North Korea

The government of Baishan, Northeast China's Jilin Province, apologized on Friday after local residents were affected by the effect of tear gas from a nearby military training exercise.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 19:43:40