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Social media raises risks for teen boys to be infected with HIV


A high school boy tempted by pornographic photos, online sex dating information and advertisements for illicit drugs on social media had sex with an adult he recently met on the platform. The student claimed that the platform he registered on has many primary school and high school students.

China's commercial aerospace companies are flourishing

The aerospace industry used to be a battleground for superpowers. Space agencies were all sponsored by governments. However, commercial upstarts have joined the competition since the beginning of this century. ...

Child victims of lead poisoning to receive up to $13,000 in landmark settlement

The past six years have been difficult for Mao Baozhu, a grandmother in Hengdong county of Central China's Hunan Province. Her grandson was one of 300 victims aged 2 to ...


China to build TCM experience center for 2022 Winter Olympics

A Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) experience center will be built for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing to provide medical services and spread TCM culture, according to the Beijing Daily Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 18:29:14

Female PhD students feel pressure to choose between focusing on dissertations or having a child

Kicking off her second year of doctoral studies this September, 28-year-old Yang Guang (pseudonym) is now wavering between starting a family and focusing on her academic research.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:28:40

Senior Chinese official to attend Valdai meeting

Yang Jiechi, director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, will attend the 15th annual meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club in Russia, a Chinese spokesperson announced on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 18:27:17

Pilot project gives young professionals free apartments in old age homes in exchange for spending time with residents

Young professionals in Hangzhou can spend 20 hours a month with the elderly in exchange for a free place to stay. The project allows elderly people stuck in the nursing home to spend more time with young people through courses and activities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:23:39

Premier Li calls for renewing China-Netherlands friendship

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called for renewing the friendship between China and the Netherlands as he arrived in the country on Sunday for an official visit.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 8:31:38

Former board chairman of China Huarong Asset Management expelled from CPC, office

Lai Xiaomin, former board chairman of China Huarong Asset Management Co. Ltd., has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and dismissed from public office for multiple violations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 14:49:41

Woman kills self and children after husband fakes death to collect insurance money

A woman from Central China's Hunan Province killed herself and her two children on Wednesday after her husband faked his death to collect insurance money.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 13:43:39

People-to-people, cultural exchanges vitalize China-Belgium ties

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will attend the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit in Brussels this week and pay a working visit to Belgium, which is known as the "Heart of Modern Europe."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 13:34:37

Chinese ambassador says Sino-Belgian ties flourishing

An all-round partnership of friendship and cooperation between China and Belgium has brought tangible benefits to the two peoples, Chinese Ambassador to Belgium Cao Zhongming has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 13:33:21

Chinese ambassador dismisses as 'groundless' US accusation Beijing interfering in domestic affairs

China's ambassador to the US has hit back at claims his country is trying to hack next month's congressional elections. Cui Tiankai's comments come amid a deepening trade war between the US and China.
Source: CGTN | 2018/10/15 11:04:40

Hundreds of Asian Americans rally in Boston to back lawsuit over Harvard admissions

Hundreds of Asian Americans on Sunday afternoon held demonstrations in central Boston to show support for a lawsuit accusing Harvard University of discriminating against Asian American applicants by using "de facto racial quotas, racial stereotypes and higher standards."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 11:01:06

China, Belgium see rapid growth in science, technology ties

Cooperation between China and Belgium on science and technology is gaining new momentum as the two countries are working together to build a closer partnership.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 9:55:22

Sight-impaired people call for rights of guide dogs in public

Xu Jian and his guide dog Daimeng were refused entry on public transport at least four times in the recent month.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 8:54:54