CHINA

Livestreaming in schools raises concerns


Chinese livestreams have broadcast everything from dating to putting on makeup. Now the craze has entered schools and is raising concerns about privacy and child safety.

China to strengthen cooperation with Germany in G20 group: Chinese FM

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Wednesday that as an all-round strategic partner of Germany, China was determined to fully support the country to host the G20 Summit in Hamburg, and enhance the Sino-German cooperation comprehensively in the G20 group.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/27 7:40:00

China's new draft law stresses nuclear safety

China is working on the details of its Nuclear Safety Law to better regulate the country's fast growing nuclear facilities.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 23:58:40

China's aircraft carrier will help safeguard core interests, sovereignty

China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier Wednesday morning at a grand ceremony, with navy officers and military supporters hailing the country's military achievement.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 23:53:40

China seeks breakthroughs in combatting smog

China will increase research on smog in its battle against air pollution in Beijing and surrounding areas.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 22:59:46

Mainland justifies Taiwan name change in media

The Chinese mainland on Wednesday dismissed accusations that the mainland has "dwarfed" Taiwan by changing how the island is addressed on mainstream media.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 22:48:40

HK police charge ousted MPs with unlawful assembly

Hong Kong police on Wednesday charged two disqualified legislators with unlawful assembly and forceful entry for attempting to barge into a Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) meeting in November.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 22:38:41

Yiwu denies granting residence permits mainly to foreigners from war-torn areas

Local officials in Yiwu, East China's Zhejiang Province on Wednesday refuted rumors that they had granted temporary residence permits to people mainly from war-torn countries, adding that the permits are open to all foreigners who meet the qualifications.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 22:28:41

Live-streams from schools taken offline

More than 30 live-streams have been removed from an online platform after media reported that hundreds of video feeds from schools' classrooms, playgrounds, cafeteria and even dormitories around the country were accessible to the public, which was criticized for invasion of privacy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 22:23:41

Taoist pilgrimage

Hundreds of Chinese Taoists kowtow as they climb stairs during a pilgrimage to the Laojun Mountain in Luoyang, Central China’s Henan Province, on Tuesday. The mountain is a famous Taoist resort, with a gilded bronze statue of Laozi, the founder of Taoism, which was built in 2010.
Source: IC | 2017/4/26 22:23:40

China invites global tenders in new area design

North China's Hebei Province announced Wednesday it would call for international bids to plan and design Xiongan New Area.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 21:59:18

China reiterates sovereignty over Diaoyu, Nansha islands

China on Wednesday reaffirmed its sovereignty over the Diaoyu Island and adjacent islets as well as the Nansha islands, saying it will firmly respond to any challenge to its sovereignty and national security.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 21:01:07

Xu Qin elected governor of China's Hebei Province

Xu Qin was elected governor of north China's Hebei Province Wednesday, the provincial legislature said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 20:59:52

Former KMT chairman Lien Chan to visit mainland

Former chairman of the Chinese Kuomintang (KMT) Lien Chan will soon visit the Chinese mainland, a mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 20:59:33