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Premier Li’s praise for Hualong pushes stocks up


China's nuclear power stocks surged on Friday morning after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang praised the country's third-generation nuclear reactor Hualong One.

Mothers removed from Shanghai park while trying to find partners for their gay children

A group of 11 mothers carrying rainbow umbrellas who came to a popular Shanghai matchmaking spot in the city's People's Park to find partners for their gay children were swiftly removed by local police.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 21:33:39

Poles of contention

People walk through a 140-meter-long road with 44 street lamps on both sides in a village in Xi’an, Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province on Tuesday. The shortest distance between two lamps is 2.2 meters while the appropriate distance should be 20 meters. The community office said that these lamps were installed by villagers and that they are conducting an investigation into whether the village is getting more subsidies. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2017/5/23 21:28:40

Chinese manned submersible Jiaolong explores Mariana Trench

China's manned submersible, Jiaolong, dived into the "Challenger Deep" in the Mariana Trench, the world's deepest known trench, on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/23 21:28:39

China urges rule-based governance of Antarctica

China called for the rule-based governance of Antarctica and a balance between protection and utilization of the continent at the start of the 40th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting on Tuesday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 21:23:40

Alibaba to help build China's first big data college to offer postgraduate courses

China's first big data college to provide both undergraduate and master's programs will be set up in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, a move to meet the country's future demand for talents as its big data industry develops.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 19:08:40

Millions more seniors studying at colleges for older students

Yang has just finished her watercolor painting of five apples on a table under the instruction of her teacher in an activity venue in Chaoyang district, Beijing, that is tailored for the elderly. Together with her eight senior citizen classmates at the weekly painting class, Yang is one of the school's regulars.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 18:58:39

Group of mothers ejected from Shanghai park while trying to find partners for their gay children

A group of 11 mothers carrying rainbow umbrellas who came to a popular Shanghai matchmaking spot in the city's People's Park to find partners for their gay children were swiftly ejected by local police.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 18:23:40

Lonely and poorly informed, China’s elderly become sitting duck for scams evoking patriotism, health miracles

Appeals to patriotism are often used to swindle seniors.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 18:13:39

Chinese premier sends condolences to British PM over Manchester blast

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday sent a message of condolence to British Prime Minister Theresa May over an explosion in Manchester, northern England.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/23 17:51:14

China to close down its only undersea coal mine

China will shut down its only undersea coal mine in October as a part of the government's efforts to cut excess production capacity.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 15:58:39

President Xi sends condolence message to Queen Elizabeth after suspected suicide bombing

Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message of condolences to Queen Elizabeth II Tuesday following a suspected terrorist attack that killed at least 22 people at a pop concert in Manchester.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 15:48:39

Mainlanders can still use passports when checking in for domestic flights: aviation authority

China's top civil aviation authority confirmed Tuesday that Chinese nationals can still use their passports to check in for domestic flight after reports that several airports were only accepting ID cards.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 14:53:39

Brigde on railway between Inner Mongolia and east China under construction

Photo taken on May 22, 2017 shows the construction site of the Ganjiang River railway brigde, a major project of the railway linking the coal-rich western Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region with Ji'an City in east China's Jiangxi Province, in Ji'an. The line will carry coal more than 1,800 km from Haolebaoji in north China's Inner Mongolia to Ji'an.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/23 14:27:14