CHINA

Busy lifestyles prompt popularity of fragment reading apps


Yang Shu gets up promptly at seven in the morning, finishes her breakfast and grabs her mobile phone before heading off to work. On the 40-minute subway trip, she indulges in the highlight of her day: reading.

How four Chinese elders fought to turn their dead children's fertilized egg into a grandson

The miraculous birth of the baby, Tiantian, was achieved by the four devastated parents of the deceased couple after their initial efforts were blocked by China's legally ambiguous IVF baby ...

Secluded monastery complex attracts 20,000 or so Tibetan nuns, and more are coming

Yachen, a Buddhist monastery complex located along the banks of a river in a remote mountainous area in the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, attracts Buddhists to its doors ...


East China city limits number of taxis, ride-hailing vehicles

East China's Nanjing city announced measures to limit the number of taxis and for-hire vehicles Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/20 8:37:08

China to be stronger in regulating tourism

China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism will continue to regulate the order of the tourism market, and will take stronger action against the problems nationwide, the ministry said in a statement Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/20 8:35:45

China calls on Australia to listen to other countries' voices

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Thursday called on Australia to learn to listen to other countries' voices.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/20 8:34:53

China's only sign language lawyer on mission to defend deaf people's rights

Tang Shuai's social messaging app WeChat almost crashed recently after thousands of people sent him invitations hoping to befriend him. All these aspiring WeChat friends had one thing in common: they are deaf.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/20 5:03:43

Xi, May exchange views on Syria, bilateral ties, global trade

Chinese President Xi Jinping told British Prime Minister Theresa May in a telephone call on Thursday that the alleged chemical attack in Syria needs a comprehensive, just and objective probe, the Xinhua News Agency reported.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/4/19 23:28:41

Cyber security, clean internet enhanced after years of efforts

After two years of efforts to enhance cyber security, China's internet has been significantly purified, with citizens' interests better safeguarded, specialists said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 23:28:40

Target practice

A People's Liberation Army (PLA) helicopter fires two rockets during live-fire drills on Wednesday in the Taiwan Straits. The drills started at 9:00 am and ended at 11:00 pm on Wednesday. The drills were said to send a warning to “Taiwan independence groups” and the US. Photo: Xinhua
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/19 23:23:40

China denies talks on tariffs

China denied Thursday having held any bilateral talks on the US Section 301 investigation and the US tariffs on Chinese goods, claiming China is prepared to take countermeasures if the US moves further in the wrong direction.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 23:08:40

South China base for deep-sea vessels under discussion

A South China base for deep-sea research vessels is under discussion and pending approval for completion in Hainan Province by 2019, project organizers said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 23:03:41

Pilot scheme sprays jaywalkers with watery re-education

Water sprays are deterring jaywalkers in a vaporous pilot scheme at a busy junction in a Central China city, police said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 23:03:40

China warns Australia over hostile sentiment

If Australia considers exchanges between countries as interference, it should lock itself up in the dark room, the Chinese foreign ministry said in response to Australia's anti-China allegations on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 22:58:40

Live-fire drills shows PLA's amphibious capabilities: expert

The People's Liberation Army's (PLA) live-fire drills off Chinese mainland's southeast coast on Wednesday signals the military's fast growing amphibious capabilities, a military expert said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 22:53:41

S.Korea hails China's peace efforts

South Korea praised China's efforts to promote the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, and the international community has contributed to the current achievements in the peace process on the peninsula, a senior official from the South Korean Embassy in China said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/19 22:48:40