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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, ...


Chinese premier congratulates Pakistan's new PM on election

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday sent a congratulatory message to Imran Khan on his election as Pakistan's new prime minister.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:42:27

China to continue to advance cooperation with Iran: state councilor

China values its relations with Iran and is willing to continue to advance mutually beneficial cooperation according to the development of situation, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:41:36

Chinese researchers develop world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics

Chinese researchers have developed the world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics that are mechanically robust and can have complex shapes, offering broad potential applications in telecommunications, electronics and even space exploration.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:40:08

Data center for financial firms to be set up in China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone

The new resident company, GTA (MSK) Data Technologies, will set up a data center for financial information driven by cloud computing in the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone, according to the industrial park's administration.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:38:23

Pledged to be outstanding

Medical staff on the Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark makes a pledge on Friday at the Port of Nukualofa, Tonga, as China celebrates its first Medical Workers' Day on Sunday. It was approved in 2017 by China's State Council to raise attention to health-related work . Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/8/17 23:23:41

Fund to encourage couples to have 2 babies widely criticized

Chinese media and academics lashed out over a recent newspaper article proposing salary deductions for all workers under 40 that would be used to subsidize families with two children in a bid to encourage more births, saying it is "improper and unreasonable."
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 23:08:40

Stock dips after African swine fever shuts slaughterhouse

The African swine fever (ASF) caused shares of Chinese pork-producing industry to plunge on Thursday but they stabilized on Friday, after China's top pork producer WH Group shut its major slaughterhouse to stop the spread of deadly ASF.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 22:28:40

Military missions

The maritime safety administration in Liaoning Province released two notices on Friday, saying the PLA would conduct military activities in waters of the Yellow Sea and the Bohai Strait in the next few days.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 22:23:40

Chinese web browser developer apologizes for hyping its product identity

A Chinese software developer that boasted it had developed China's first domestic web browser posted a formal apology on Friday after netizens discovered the company had copied computer code from Google's Chrome browser.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 22:18:40

China lifts more counties out of poverty

With more counties being lifted out of poverty, China has made concrete steps toward delivering the country's goal of completely eliminating poverty by 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 22:10:13

US report on China's military "not in line with countries' interests": Defense Ministry

The Pentagon's annual report on China's military and security developments is another move by the US to hype the perceived China threat that only serves to cater to anti-China sentiment, raise US military spending and contain China's rising influence around the globe, Chinese experts said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 22:08:40

China's top political advisor holds talks with Pakistan's Senate chairman

China's top political advisor Wang Yang held talks with Pakistan's Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 21:44:35

Five Chinese cities urged to contain housing prices

Government officials in five Chinese cities were asked to step up regulation to contain housing market speculation after house prices in the cities saw rapid rises recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 21:41:04