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Quake-battered Tibetan prefecture rebuilt from debris with modern improvements


Located in the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu in Northwest China's Qinghai Province, Yushu has a population of over 111,000, and nearly 95 percent of them are ethnic Tibetans. On April 14, 2010, a magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck Yushu, toppling thousands of houses and leaving around 3,000 people dead or missing, and more than 10,000 injured.

Thousands of parents send young kids to become child models in garment business boom

Every year, together with their parents or grandparents, thousands of children come to Zhili, a town in Huzhou in East China's Zhejiang Province, which has more than 13,000 companies producing ...

Quake-battered Tibetan prefecture rebuilt from debris with modern improvements

Located in the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu in Northwest China's Qinghai Province, Yushu has a population of over 111,000, and nearly 95 percent of them are ethnic Tibetans. On ...


China detains 2 Canadians

China has informed the Canadian government of the detention of two Canadians who are under investigation on suspicion of jeopardizing China's national security, saying their legal rights will be protected.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:43:42

Risk of rising McCarthyism warned amid China-US spat

Growing China-US tensions have affected technology cooperation as Chinese scientists and researchers in cutting-edged sectors such as big data and artificial intelligence have seen rising obstacles in working with US counterparts this year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:43:41

US act on Tibet visits interferes in internal affairs: experts

The US is on the verge of passing a law that would deny the entry of Chinese officials who are involved in restricting foreigners from visiting Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, with Chinese experts slamming the move for using US domestic laws to interfere in China's internal affairs, and called for a tit-for-tat retaliation if it were implemented.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:38:42

Huawei CFO 'unlikely' to be extradited

Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei, who was granted a $7.5 million bail, is unlikely to be extradited to the US because she is charged for political reasons, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:38:40

Shanghai office buildings set up CPC branches to serve firms, unite members

More than 1,400 commercial buildings in Shanghai have set up branches of the Communist Party of China (CPC) to better serve the companies and unite CPC members and the masses.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:33:41

Yellow River project leak causes flood in Shanxi village

A water leak at a Yellow River diverting facility has filled an artificial lake overnight on Tuesday in North China's Shanxi Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:33:40

Young Chinese, Japanese 'better understand each other' as 5th Nanjing massacre rites held

China held its 5th annual National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province on Thursday amid gradual warming ties between China and Japan this year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:28:42

What a catch!

Workers from Runan county, Zhumadian, Central China's Henan Province haul fish from Suya Lake, the biggest artificial plain lake in Asia, on Thursday, which marks the opening of this year's winter fishing season. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/12/13 22:23:46

New Beijing airport to promote use of renewable energy

Renewable energy will account for over 10 percent of the total energy consumption of Beijing's new international airport when it starts operation next year, local authorities said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 22:00:40

China holds national memorial ceremony for Nanjing Massacre victims

China held a national memorial ceremony Thursday to mourn the 300,000 victims of the Nanjing Massacre committed by Japanese invaders after the fall of the Chinese capital in 1937.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 21:59:53

China takes coercive measures against two Canadians: FM spokesperson

Coercive measures have been taken against two Canadians on suspicion of jeopardizing China's national security, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Thursday. According to China's Criminal Law and the Criminal Procedure Law, Beijing Municipal Bureau of State Security and the state security bureau in the northeastern Chinese city of Dandong in Liaoning Province respectively took coercive measures against the two people according to law on Dec. 10, Lu said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 21:59:01

China continues to promote compulsory education equality

The Ministry of Education (MOE) will continue to promote enrollment equality and enhance the quality of education at schools with weak resources, an official said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 21:56:10

Chinese premier meets Ecuadorian president

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday met with Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, calling for closer cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 21:53:16