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Cash for questions


People all over China are racking their brains to recall what they learned in high school, as online live streaming apps woo users with stunning cash prizes in quiz shows.

Sexual harassment victims on Chinese campuses encounter post-deleting, threats when speaking up

Upon hearing the recent news that Chen Xiaowu, a professor at Beihang University (previously known as Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics) (BUAA), was finally disqualified by school authorities due ...

Ahead of one-year anniversary of Trump presidency, his Chinese fan base has become ever stronger

One year after his inauguration, US President Donald Trump - who thus far may have drawn the most criticism of any modern US president – has nonetheless found large waves ...


China's first national park to open in 2020

China's first national park in the Sanjiangyuan area will open in 2020, the administration bureau said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 22:28:22

High school textbooks to include Xi Jinping thought

Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era will be included in China's senior high school textbooks after the country's education authorities highlighted the thought in its latest reform plan, an expert said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 21:58:39

China supports DPRK, ROK in fostering trust, building consensus through dialogue

China supports the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) in fostering trust, building consensus, and finding solutions through dialogue, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 21:54:28

Xinjiang vows to win ideological battle for stability

Xinjiang's Party committee has vowed to clean up "malignant ideological influences" in all fields and is "determined to win the ideological battle" in the coming year to maintain stability.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 20:38:39

Cash for questions

People all over China are racking their brains to recall what they learned in high school, as online live streaming apps woo users with stunning cash prizes in quiz shows.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 19:19:03

Chinese head of UK-based NGO brings hope to sick in Myanmar

Zhang Jun could have become a top official in China's health field, but the path the 56-year-old chose was one that most people find hard to comprehend – helping people in northern Myanmar, a region in the hands of military and armed groups.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 19:19:02

Taobao job ad seeking two square dancing senior citizens goes viral

A recent Taobao recruitment advertisement promising good pay for "senior square dancers" in an upcoming online product has gone viral in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 19:13:40

Sexual harassment victims on Chinese campuses encounter post-deleting, threats when speaking up

Upon hearing the recent news that Chen Xiaowu, a professor at Beihang University (previously known as Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics) (BUAA), was finally disqualified by school authorities due to numerous sexual assault charges made against him, Luo Xixi could finally breathe again.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 18:46:41

First freight train links Guangxi and Europe

Southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has launched a new freight train route to Poland.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 17:26:19

China sees fast PM2.5 reduction in 2017

China saw major air pollutants plummet in 2017 thanks to a string of measures taken by the government to improve air quality, according to an environmental authority statement Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 17:01:28

Beijing new airport to test run in Oct. 2019

Beijing's new international airport will start test operation in October 2019, local officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 17:00:41

More than 71,000 punished for frugality violations in 2017

A total of 71,644 people were punished in 2017 for violating the Party's eight-point frugality code, according to the top anti-graft body of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 16:48:09

China doubts credibility of US report on IPR protection

A spokesman of China's Ministry of Commerce Thursday expressed doubts over "the objectivity and credibility" of a US report that listed some Chinese marketplaces as "notorious markets" for pirated and fake products.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 16:17:42