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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, ...


More than 40 officials held accountable for vaccine scandal

More than 40 officials including seven provincial- and 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 19:26:25

Pamphlet promoting 'feudal' ideas about women's role in family creates stir

Employees from the Civil Affairs Bureau in North China's Hebei Province were suspended after disseminating a controversial pamphlet which was criticized by netizens as discriminating against women in the name of protecting traditional culture.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 18:33:40

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.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/19 18:33:39

Chinese peacekeepers in Lebanon share demining expertise with UNIFIL troops

Chinese demining peacekeepers in Lebanon have shared their expertise with a foreign battalion of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) during a recent operation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 18:09:19

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 simple conversation to moving eyes, arms and torsos. Customers can personalize their dolls by choosing various appearance options including height, hairstyle and eye color.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/8/19 17:48:39

Chinese firms plan more soybean meal substitute imports to offset plunge in US soybean 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 17:25:35

Belt and Road Initiative offers opportunities for cooperation: Peruvian officials, scholars

Peruvian officials and scholars have said China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative offers great opportunities for cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 14:53:52

Jiangsu Province reports outbreak of African swine fever

An outbreak of African swine fever has been discovered at a farm in the city of Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu Province, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 14:39:43

China renews orange alert for rainstorms

China's national observatory has renewed an orange alert for heavy rain on Sunday and Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 13:31:32

Chinese police crack virtual currency theft involving millions

Police in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, arrested three suspects for stealing about 600 million yuan (around 87 million US dollars) worth of virtual currency by hacking, local police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 11:56:38

China opposes US report judging its military and security development: Defense Ministry spokesperson

A spokesperson for the Chinese military said it resolutely opposes a report by the US Department of Defense on China's military and security developments, claiming the report misinterpreted China's strategic intention and hyped up the so-called "China military threat."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 6:52:16

Chinese, Turkish FMs discuss current situation over phone

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held an in-depth discussion on the current situation over phone on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/19 6:42:05

China refutes Pentagon report judging military strength

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Saturday voiced strong opposition to a Pentagon report on China's military development and security, urging the US to stop making improper remarks.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 19:06:11