CHINA

Fund to encourage couples to have 2 babies widely criticized


Chinese media and academics lashed out over a recent newspaper article proposing salary deductions for all workers under 40 that would be used to subsidize families with two children in a bid to encourage more births, saying it is "improper and unreasonable."

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, ...

Women in their 60s who give birth after death of only children accused by peers of 'pleasing self'

Zhang Heng, a 67-year-old woman in Beijing, should be thrilled. Recently she succeeded in getting pregnant with test tube twin babies.


China, Africa to strengthen cooperation in poverty reduction

China and Africa will step up cooperation to reduce poverty, a Chinese poverty relief official said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 0:44:21

Chinese defense ministry opposes China-related contents in US defense act

The Chinese Defense Ministry on Tuesday expressed opposition to the China-related contents in a new act adopted by the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 0:41:17

Chinese e-commerce stores sell T-shirts with slogans against trade war

T-shirts with anti-trade war slogans are being sold on China's e-commerce platforms, highlighting Chinese sentiment toward the US is becoming increasingly disturbed amid rising trade tension with the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 0:07:36

Vivid memories

Residents of Nanjing, capital of East China's Jiangsu Province, visit the Nanjing Museum of the Site of Lijixiang Comfort Stations on Tuesday. August 14 is World Memorial Day for Japanese Forces' Comfort Women Victims. The museum is a branch of the Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders (see story on page 12-13).
Source: VCG | 2018/8/14 23:38:41

Artificial breeding efforts increase rare Chinese pheasant population

Researchers in Southwest China's Sichuan Province have hatched five Chinese monal chicks, a rare type of pheasant, increasing the number of artificially bred Chinese monals to a global total of 16.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/14 23:38:41

Anti-China defense act slammed

Three of China's top ministries voiced on Tuesday strong concern and consternation over the new US defense act that declares competition with China a principal priority and vows to take "comprehensive measures" to contain Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 23:38:40

Counter-terror effort a must

The Chinese government has strengthened anti-extremism efforts in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, which is necessary to help maintain stability and safeguard its residents' interests, Chinese experts said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 23:33:40

Tibet builds world's highest 500-kilovolt substation

The world's highest 500-kilovolt transformer substation has begun to provide electricity to Tibet, with experts predicting the Southwest China region can supply other provinces in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 22:28:41

Foreign ministry slams Hong Kong FCC for inviting pro-independence activist

The Hong Kong office of China's foreign ministry condemned the city's foreign correspondents' club (FCC) on Tuesday for inviting a Hong Kong pro-independence activist to speak.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 22:28:41

US supports evil cults to destabilize China: expert

The US is trying to destabilize Chinese society by supporting evil cults in China, and its accusation that the Chinese government is restricting religious freedom is a pack of lies, a Chinese expert said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 22:28:41

Family planning subsidies to be gradually increased

The government will gradually raise subsidies to families with few or no children in a move to compensate families affected by the previous birth control policy, Chinese demographers said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 22:28:40

25,000 souvenir banknotes of Karl Marx sold to Chinese collectors

Chinese collectors are lapping up commemorative banknotes for Karl Marx, with over 25,000 reportedly sold.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 22:08:40

Cancer patients urge release of detained drug agent

Hundreds of Chinese cancer patients sent appeals to the authorities, asking them to release a man who was detained for helping them get foreign-made drugs not approved by the government.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 22:03:40