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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 ...


Military, private firms sign deals worth 2 billion yuan at high-tech expo

A total of 154 deals worth more than 2 billion yuan ($ 289 million) were signed on Saturday between the military and private firms at the 4th military-civilian high-tech equipment exhibition in Beijing, as China continues to promote its military-civilian integration strategy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 15:03:39

China, Malaysia, Thailand to hold joint military drill

Chinese, Malaysian and Thai armed forces have scheduled a joint drill in Malaysia later this month, according to the Chinese Ministry of National Defense.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 14:08:32

China part of cross-river railway bridge to Russia completed

The main body of the Chinese part of the first cross-river railway bridge connecting with Russia was completed Saturday, the construction contractor said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 13:33:08

China building 5.3 million homes in rundown urban areas

Construction has begun on 5.34 million homes in rundown urban areas during the first nine months of the year, according to official data.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 13:07:16

China launches crackdown on fake food, drugs

Chinese police have launched a nationwide campaign to crack down on crimes relating to fake or poor-quality food, drugs and agricultural supplies as well as activities that damage the environment.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 10:40:55

China turns 36 archaeological sites into state parks

A total of 36 major archaeological sites have been turned into State-protected public parks, with an area covering a total of 610,000 hectares as of August, according to the National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 10:10:55

China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative provides opportunities for South Pacific island nations: Samoan PM

The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative is opening a vast market and providing opportunities of development for the world, particular for the South Pacific region's small island nations including Samoa, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi of Samoa has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 10:09:14

Chinese American scientists highlight contribution to society

More than 100 Chinese American scientists and engineers gathered in the suburbs of Chicago on Saturday to communicate at the 26th annual conference of the Association of Chinese-American Scientists and Engineers (ACSE).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 8:23:34

China allocates disaster-relief resources to landslide-affected area

China's Ministry of Emergency Management dispatched more aid resources on Saturday to border area between Sichuan Province and Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China, where a landslide struck.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 6:30:58

Chinese premier calls on China, Tajikistan to further step up cooperation

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday called on China and Tajikistan to tap cooperation potential and explore new forms of cooperation so as to better achieve win-win cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 6:25:45

Senior CPC official stresses ethnic solidarity in Xinjiang

A senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official has called for earnest implementation of ethnic policies in the northwest Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, saying sinicization on religion must be upheld to promote ethnic solidarity and religious harmony.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 6:24:58

Chinese, Mexican FMs discuss int'l trade over phone

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi spoke with Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray over the phone late Saturday to discuss international trade.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 6:20:31

Chinese companies bring warmth, convenience to Central Asian people

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 9, 2018 shows the Dushanbe No. 2 thermal power station in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. (Xinhua/Zhang Ruoxuan)
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 19:34:03