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Livestreaming in schools raises concerns


Chinese livestreams have broadcast everything from dating to putting on makeup. Now the craze has entered schools and is raising concerns about privacy and child safety.

Over 350 Ukrainian cities join Silk Road Cities Alliance

The Association of small cities of Ukraine, which unites 351 Ukrainian cities in the country, signed a memorandum on Thursday to join the Silk Road Cities Alliance.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 11:50:51

Greece, China inaugurate cultural exchange year in Athens

Greece and China officially inaugurated on Thursday the China-Greece Cultural Exchanges and Cultural Industry Cooperation Year in Athens, in an effort to enhance bilateral relations.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 11:48:04

Tibet opens museum to commemorate 6th Dalai Lama

A museum dedicated to the sixth Dalai Lama opened Thursday in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 10:52:40

China to continue escort mission against pirate threats

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy will continue escort missions, a long-term task, Yang Yujun, spokesperson of the Ministry of National Defense (MOD) said at a press briefing Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 10:51:31

China eyes better military relations with the US: spokesman

China is willing to work with the United States to constructively manage risks and properly handle disagreements in order to propel mutual trust and seek more progress in promoting ties between the militaries, a Chinese defense ministry spokesman said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 10:51:01

China adopts revised surveying and mapping law

China's top legislature Thursday passed a revised surveying and mapping law, protecting geographic information security and raising public awareness of national territory.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 10:49:38

26 on trial over China P2P fraud

Twenty-six executives of a Chinese online peer-to-peer lender stood trial in Beijing on Wednesday and Thursday after allegedly cheating the public out of a huge amount of money.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/28 10:08:21

China's aircraft carrier involves 8,000 technological advances

China's ambition to build aircraft carriers will boost the country's economic development and industrial upgrade, and will benefit society militarily and technologically, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/28 0:08:41

China-US ties warm up in first 100 days of Trump's presidency

The first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency has stabilized China-US ties on dealing with international issues, although the US administration's China strategy is still evolving, Chinese analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/28 0:03:41

CMC to streamline PLA army groups

China's Central Military Commission (CMC) said it will reorganize the army groups of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Army, streamlining the previous 18 army groups to 13, Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 23:43:41

China to hold anti-THAAD drills

China announced Thursday it would conduct live-fire drills and test new weapons to counter a controversial anti-missile defense system the US is deploying in South Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 23:43:41

China-Greece cultural exchanges year officially opens

Greece and China are strengthening their cultural ties by officially inaugurating the "Greece- China Year of Cultural Exchanges" in a ceremony on April 27 at the Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 23:38:41

Xinjiang launches app to receive security tip-offs

The public security bureau in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, launched a mobile app to encourage locals to report security threats, which was hailed by experts as an innovative move toward multi-dimensional anti-terrorism work in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 23:38:41