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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 ...


Chinese premier arrives in Netherlands for official visit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived here on Sunday for an official visit to the Netherlands, the first by a Chinese premier in 14 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/15 6:20:19

Beijing experts blame perfume, hair gel for adding to smog

Beijing experts blame volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in hair spray, perfume and air refreshers in the city's air pollution problem, saying these compounds comprise 12 percent of PM2.5 in Beijing, and call for regulating these “less significant” sources.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 22:58:40

Doctors urge respect after latest assault

A Chinese doctors' group on Sunday urged respect for physicians and a crackdown on illegal behavior after relatives of a patient assaulted three doctor at a hospital in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 22:53:40

Fans fume as men's soccer team draws 0-0 with India

A 0-0 draw with India in the “planet derby” between the world's two most populous nations enraged Chinese soccer fans on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 22:53:40

Strange aircraft makes stealthy appearance at air force gala

The silhouette of an unknown aircraft was spotted at an evening gala for China's strategic bomber division, leading military observers to speculate on Sunday that it could be the new H-20 stealth bomber.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 22:53:39

Mexican FM backs trade ties with China

Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray told his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in a phone call that the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement will not hurt bilateral relations, leading Chinese experts to conclude on Sunday that despite trade pressure, Mexico will not simply fall in line with the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 22:48:40

China, Malaysia, Thailand to hold joint military drills

China, Malaysia and Thailand will stage a joint military exercise in Malaysia later this month, China's Ministry of National Defense announced on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 21:58:39

Premier Li Keqiang visits Europe at key turning point: observers

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to the Netherlands and Belgium comes at a key turning point in the global governance system and will showcase China's and Europe's resolution in resisting US unilateralism and trade protectionism through deeper bilateral and multilateral cooperation, Chinese observers said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 21:53:40

China's nuke firms vow self-reliance

China's major State-owned nuclear industrial enterprises said they will confidently deal with the new US restrictions on nuclear exports to China, stressing that China's nuclear development is self-reliant, and that the restrictions won't have an impact on the UK nuclear power station project. They also said they may use legal ways to safeguard their legitimate interests.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 21:23:39

82 people punished for fabricating and spreading political rumors in Xinjiang

Authorities in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region announced on Friday five cases of fabricating and spreading political rumors as part of their efforts to clean up cyberspace.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 18:13:40

Chinese language craze catches on in Tajikistan

Two years after learning the Chinese language at the Confucius Institute of the Tajik National University for Nationalities, Sayora is now a die-hard Chinese culture fan. She is currently learning to play the Chinese zither, a 2,500-year-old plucked string instrument.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 18:13:39

Industrial park in Ethiopia builds friendship with China by bringing jobs, skills to local people

A Chinese-built industrial park in Ethiopia has been helping the African country with its industrialization drive.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 17:48:39

Chinese soccer fans vent their anger after China-India match ends in scoreless draw

A scoreless draw on Saturday between the national men's soccer teams of China and India has angered Chinese soccer fans online.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 15:23:39