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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 ...


China Focus: China sees poverty eliminated in more counties, closer to 2020 goal

China announced Wednesday that another 85 counties have been officially taken off the country's list of impoverished areas, marking further steps toward its goal of eradicating poverty by 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 16:55:25

News Analysis: USMCA unlikely to impact Mexico-China trade cooperation

A new North American free trade agreement reached earlier this month among the United States, Mexico and Canada, dubbed the USMCA, is unlikely to impact trade cooperation between Mexico and China, experts have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 16:52:46

Xi'an city wall graffiti angers internet users

Growing amounts of graffiti carved on Xi'an's ancient city wall provoked growing outrage on Tuesday over badly behaved tourists.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 16:13:40

Poverty eliminated in another 85 Chinese counties

China announced Wednesday another 85 counties have been officially taken off the country's list of impoverished areas, marking further steps toward its goal of eradicating poverty by 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 13:22:19

China welcomes more partners, to take tougher actions on IPR protection

China welcomes all business partners for broader and closer cooperation and will take tougher measures to protect intellectual property rights (IPR) to create a favorable environment for innovation, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 12:18:25

Anti-organ trafficking ties needed

Pope Francis encouraged the Vatican to continue cooperating with China in the fight against organ trafficking, an effort both sides regard as crucial to safeguarding human dignity and human rights.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 10:48:39

Complete collection of Tibetan epic to be published in 2019

The most complete collection of The Epic of King Gesar, generally considered the world's longest folk epic, will be published in 2019.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 10:37:05

Beijing's hukou reform brings 1st group beneficiaries

Around 6,000 non-natives of Beijing will be able to get the city's hukou, or household registration status, through a new point-based household registration reform.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 9:56:06

Xi reiterates China's commitment to free trade, globalization

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday reiterated China's commitment to free trade and economic globalization while meeting with Stephen Perry, chairman of Britain's 48 Group Club in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 9:55:11

China publishes plan for Hainan free trade zone

China rolled out a plan on Tuesday for establishing its southern island province of Hainan as a pilot free trade zone (FTZ).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 8:50:31

China completes deep-sea research mission in Mariana Trench

The oceanic research vessel Tansuo-1 returns to the home port in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, Oct. 16, 2018. A team of 59 Chinese researchers returned Tuesday to Sanya from the Mariana Trench after completing a 54-day, 7,292-nautical-mile deep-sea research mission. (Xinhua/Liu Deng)
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 8:48:20

China, Norway vow to write new chapter in bilateral ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with visiting Norwegian King Harald V in Beijing Tuesday, and they agreed to inject new impetus into the development of bilateral relations, and write a new chapter of the traditional friendship between the two nations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 8:43:52

Stronger transport interconnection vital to expand China-CEEC trade, cooperation

Transport cooperation between China and Central and East European Countries (CEEC) within the 16+1 mechanism should be strengthened so that interconnection would accompany the trend of increasing trade among these countries, China's Transport Minister Li Xiaopeng made the suggestion at the 3rd China-CEEC Meeting of Ministers of Transport here on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 8:42:37