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Testing complete on core module of new space station


China's manned space program has taken another step forward after authorities revealed on Tuesday that the Tianhe, the core module of the country's upcoming space station, has completed testing, including a vacuum heat test and will soon advance to the flight modeling stage, a day before the country's fourth aerospace day.

Naval parade marks PLA Navy's 70th anniversary

A grand naval parade was held on Tuesday off Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province, marking the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, which was founded on ...

Training of captive giant pandas to go into the wild yields results, but not without setbacks

Giant pandas are a cultural icon and a source of national pride in China, the only country that is home to these cuddly creatures. China has spent decades perfecting breeding ...


Chinese provinces hold civil service exams

A total of 22 provinces in China have held their provincial-level civil service exams on a separate basis, planning to recruit about 80,000 public servants in total.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/23 9:23:54

2019 China Internet Conference to be held in July

The 2019 China Internet Conference will be held in Beijing from July 9 to 11.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/23 9:20:41

Draft law stipulates heavy penalites for fake vaccines

China's top legislature is planning to impose heavy penalties on the production and sale of fake or substandard vaccines.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/23 9:09:03

Multinational naval events kick off to mark Chinese navy anniversary

Multinational naval events commemorating the 70th founding anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy kicked off Monday in east China's port city of Qingdao.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/23 9:00:10

Tibetan Buddhist monks, nuns visit serf liberation museum

In honor of the 60th anniversary of the democratic reform in Tibet, Tibet Buddhism College in Lhasa, Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has organized more than 900 students including Buddhist monks and nuns to visit the Tibetan serf liberation museum for patriotic education.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 22:31:08

Watermark not necessarily full copyright: supreme court

China's top court officials on Monday ordered strict examinations of evidence to determine the copyright ownership of a photo which they said could not be decided simply on the basis of a watermark.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 22:23:40

5 Chinese still missing after Sri Lanka blasts

Five Chinese nationals remain missing after one Chinese died and five others were injured in the Sri Lanka blasts on Sunday that killed 290 people, said a spokesperson for China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs at a briefing on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 22:18:41

China hails BRI progress

Chinese officials on Monday hailed the progress in a wide range of areas in the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the tangible benefits it has brought to participating countries, signaling a major shift in focus from building infrastructure to establishing uniform rules and standards for trade and investment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 22:18:41

'Avengers: Endgame' takes presale box office by storm in China

Avengers: Endgame became the first movie to accrue more than 500 million yuan ($74.49 million) in Chinese mainland presale box office on Sunday, proving the popularity of the Marvel Cinematic Universe among Chinese fans.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 22:18:40

1,035 officials punished for environmental misconduct

China held 1,035 government officials accountable for 89 cases that damaged the environment and ecology in eight provinces and autonomous regions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 22:13:41

Tesla combustion in Shanghai under probe

A Tesla Model S allegedly ignited by itself in an underground parking lot in Shanghai on Sunday night, with Tesla management saying there were no casualties and they were cooperating with the investigation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 22:13:40

Silk Road media co-op in pictures

Telling touching tales key to understanding BRI
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 21:08:36

China ready to meet India half way: FM

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou met and held talks with visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Monday, during which the two sides expressed their willingness to enhance mutual trust and understanding.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 20:18:40