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Cash for questions


People all over China are racking their brains to recall what they learned in high school, as online live streaming apps woo users with stunning cash prizes in quiz shows.

Sexual harassment victims on Chinese campuses encounter post-deleting, threats when speaking up

Upon hearing the recent news that Chen Xiaowu, a professor at Beihang University (previously known as Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics) (BUAA), was finally disqualified by school authorities due ...

Ahead of one-year anniversary of Trump presidency, his Chinese fan base has become ever stronger

One year after his inauguration, US President Donald Trump - who thus far may have drawn the most criticism of any modern US president – has nonetheless found large waves ...


Marriage law interpretation to address debt disputes

A new interpretation related to the country's marriage law that goes into effect on Thursday will protect individuals from having to pay off their partner's unknown debts, a marriage lawyer said Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 23:23:39

China revamps military inspections

China's top military leadership body has institutionalized military inspections by publishing a revised regulation that experts said on Wednesday will deter corruption and disloyalty.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 23:18:41

China to build deep-space lab in Luxembourg

A leading Chinese science-technology institution announced on Tuesday that it will establish a deep-space lab in Luxembourg.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 23:18:39

China lists 2017's top archaeological discoveries

The China Academy of Social Sciences named the country's top six archaeological discoveries of 2017 at a forum in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 15:03:39

Games to help ease tensions, but denuclearization to take time: ex-S.Korean official

The upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games would serve as an opportunity to improve inter-Korean ties with North Korea's participation, but there is a long way to realizing the denuclearization of the peninsula especially when the US keeps pressuring the North, a former senior South Korean official and a Chinese expert said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 21:58:40

Leaders of Sao Tome reaffirm one-China principle

Leaders from Africa's Sao Tome and Principe reaffirmed the one-China principle in their meetings with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, adding that the country will firmly support the policy and expect closer ties and enhanced cooperation.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2018/1/17 21:58:40

2.98 billion trips expected for China's Spring Festival travel rush

China's most celebrated national holiday - Spring Festival - is just weeks away and the annual scramble for air and rail tickets is in full swing for hundreds of millions of Chinese who will travel home in the world's largest mass movement of people.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 20:58:40

Alibaba recruits elderly "product experiencers"

Alibaba plans to pay two elderly employees an annual salary between 350,000 yuan (54,000 US dollars) and 400,000 to work for its e-commerce platform Taobao.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 20:33:27

Ahead of one-year anniversary of Trump presidency, his Chinese fan base has become ever stronger

One year after his inauguration, US President Donald Trump - who thus far may have drawn the most criticism of any modern US president – has nonetheless found large waves of fans thousands of miles away.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 19:07:25

National security provision needs to be passed in Hong Kong's Basic Law: expert

Hong Kong's legislative body needs to pass the national security provision of Article 23 of the Basic Law to maintain stability and order, experts said, after the region's high court sentenced "Occupy Central" activists to a few months in jail on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 18:43:39

Trips into 'depopulated zones' carry high risks for adventurers, damage environment

Liu Yinchuan may well have paid the ultimate price for his thirst for adventure. The adventurer had written in a WeChat post that his hiking expedition into the Changtang Nature Reserve in the Tibet Autonomous Region would last about 60 days. "If I don't turn up before December 20, 2017, please wait for me for another ten days. If I don't come out on January 1, please don't search for me. Please remember I have only one belief: to stay alive!"
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 17:48:40

Aviation authority issues new guidelines on use of devices on planes

China's aviation authority on Tuesday issued a new document to standardize the use of Personal Equipment Data (PED) devices, a move aimed at clarifying the use of electronic devices on planes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 17:45:34

Two giant pandas head to Finland for 15-year research first

Giant pandas Huabao and Jinbaobao head to Finland for a 15-year research mission from SW China's Sichuan Province on January 17. Expected to arrive in Helsinki at 10 am local time on January 18, the pandas are the first to be delivered to Finland. Photos: Chinanews.com
Source: Globaltimes.cn - Chinanews.com | 2018/1/17 17:20:47