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More Chinese overseas students are returning, but firms say finding suitable staff is challenging


Since 1978, about 80 percent of Chinese overseas students have returned to China after finishing their studies, official data said.

Deadly loan shark case leaves two families bitter, a town notorious

Du Zhihao has been dead for almost a year, but his infamy has grown and now the Chinese public thinks he is a thug who deserved something worse than death. ...

Killing draws attention to struggling local counties plagued by debt violence

The controversial case of a Shandong man who was sentenced to life in prison for killing a loan shark’s henchman who threatened and humiliated him and his mother has generated ...


Xi attends tree planting activity, calls for understanding, protecting nature

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged people, especially the young, to understand and protect nature while attending a tree planting activity in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/29 21:08:42

Chinese couple accuses Thai guide of tearing passports after they didn’t buy jewelry

A Chinese couple has accused a Thai tour guide of vandalizing their passports after they didn’t buy anything at stores they were taken to, which led to them being repatriated on March 23 during their first overseas trip, media reports.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/29 20:43:40

More Chinese overseas students are returning, but firms say finding suitable staff is challenging

Since 1978, about 80 percent of Chinese overseas students have returned to China after finishing their studies, official data said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/29 20:43:39

Thousands displaced by quakes in southwest China

More than 5,200 people have been displaced, and over 27,000 people were affected after tremors hit a southwest Chinese county.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/29 20:40:02

Chinese premier returns from Australia, New Zealand

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang returned to Beijing Wednesday after his official visit to Australia and New Zealand, accompanied by his wife Cheng Hong.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/29 20:39:49

Tibet develops new highland barley breed

Scientists in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region have developed a new breed of highland barley that will boost the region's grain yield.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/29 20:38:39

Deadly loan shark case leaves two families bitter, a town notorious

Du Zhihao has been dead for almost a year, but his infamy has grown and now the Chinese public thinks he is a thug who deserved something worse than death. His two sets of twin children, however, have so far been kept away from the truth. “Your dad is working overseas,” is the white lie their grandpa has told them. Du was killed by Yu Huan after Du violently and lewdly intimidated Yu’s mother in an attempt to collect a debt. Du was one of 11 debt collectors sent by a local loan shark in Liaocheng, East China’s Shandong Province. He allegedly thrust his penis at Yu’s mother and slapped Yu’s face.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/29 19:43:39

National legislature inspects enforcement of product quality law in Tianjin

The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's national legislature, wrapped up a three-day inspection in north China's Tianjin Municipality on the enforcement of the Product Quality Law on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/29 18:57:16

Former senior political advisor, police chief of Tianjin stands trial for graft

Wu Changshun, a former senior political advisor and police chief in north China's Tianjin Municipality, stood trial Wednesday on charges including accepting bribes, embezzlement and abuse of power, according to a court statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/29 18:42:18

59.60-carat pink diamond to be auctioned in Hong Kong

A 59.60-carat oval pink diamond will be auctioned at Sotheby's Hong Kong jewels and jadeite spring sale on April 4.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/29 18:39:49

Key Chinese university to add language majors amid boosting ties

A top Chinese language university will add 11 language courses, mostly African and Oceanianic tongues, to boost talent support for the country's extending ties with the regions, school official said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/29 18:37:12

11 suspects seized after N China building explosion

A total of 11 people suspected of causing an explosion in a residential building in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region have been seized, local police announced Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/29 18:36:00

In pics: spring scenery across China

This aerial photo taken on March 28, 2017 shows the cole flower field in Gaochun District, Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/29 17:22:51