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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, ...


1 killed, 140 injured in gas leak at steel company in Shanxi

One person was killed and 140 injured, including 27 children, after a gas leak at an iron and steel company in north China's Shanxi Province Wednesday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:23:49

Huge investment to improve infrastructure in north Beijing communities

Beijing plans to invest around 20 billion yuan (2.9 billion US dollars) to improve public service and infrastructure in Huilongguan and Tiantongyuan communities, local authorities said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:23:31

CPC leaders hear reports on defective vaccine investigation

The Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on Thursday held a meeting to hear reports on the investigation of the defective vaccine case involving Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Limited.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:21:18

State Council: guilty producers to be severely punished, officials held accountable for substandard vaccines

Decisions were made at the State Council's executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang Thursday, following a report on the findings of investigations into the case of substandard vaccine producer of Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Ltd..
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:20:27

"Internet celebrity" detained over online extortion

Chinese police have arrested a man who allegedly used his influence on social media to extort money.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:20:08

AU hails partnership, cooperation with China

The African Union (AU) has forged a strong partnership with China through cooperation on many areas, a senior AU official has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:19:14

32 South African students to pursue studies in China on Chinese gov't scholarships

Thirty-two South African students will soon be travelling to China to study for Bachelor's, Master's and Doctor's programs in 17 academic majors on scholarships provided by the Chinese government.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:18:53

China's Xiamen Airlines plane skids off runway at Manila's airport

A passenger plane from China's Xiamen Airlines skidded off the runway and onto grass when it landed at the Manila international airport early Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:12:04

Dubai launches Chinese language training course for inspectors

Dubai's Department of Economic Development (DED) has launched a Chinese language course to train its inspectors to deal more efficiently with Chinese traders and consumers, local media reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:08:10

Panama to boost cruise ship tourism with China's help

With China's help, Panama is poised to grab a larger share of the world's growing cruise tourism segment with a brand new cruise port.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:07:34

Typhoon Rumbia makes landfall in Shanghai

Typhoon Rumbia, the 18th this year, made landfall at around 4:05 a.m. Thursday in Pudong New Area, Shanghai, bringing torrential rains and packing winds of up to 23 meters per second, or 82.8 km per hour, at its eye, according to the National Meteorological Center (NMC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:07:03

Indian official's project invite deserves 'cautious welcome': Chinese analysts

Indian officials have hinted at inviting China to participate in an India-Bangladesh connectivity project in a surprise move that Chinese observers broadly and cautiously welcomed on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 21:28:41

Love for life

The Loujun Mountain Park in Luoyang, Central China's Henan Province, held a “Golden Wedding” celebration ceremony for 101 elderly couples on Thursday, a day ahead of the Chinese traditional festival Qixi, also known as the Chinese Valentine Day.
Source: VCG | 2018/8/17 0:08:40