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Xinjiang prefecture promotes multi-ethnic communities


Aksu Prefecture in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is encouraging residents of different ethnic groups to live in the same residential communities to promote communications and ethnic unity.

Smartphone apps and tourism replace traditional forms of Lunar New Year celebrations

My Spring Festival holidays this year mainly featured smartphones. While perfectly aware that the ubiquity of smartphones has changed ordinary Chinese people's lives, I was still amazed by how deeply ...

Xinjiang center brings Przewalski's horse back from brink of extinction

A wild horse protection center in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has seen success in its efforts to breed and release the Przewalski's horse, which was once near extinction, ...


Hearty roses

A gardener drives a motobike full of roses to a flower market in Lingnan, South China's Guangdong Province on Wednesday, a day before Valentine's Day.
Source: VCG | 2019/2/13 22:28:40

Tourism rises 70% during Spring Festival in Xinjiang

During the weeklong Spring Festival holidays that ended on Sunday, over 3 million trips were made to Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, an unprecedented 71 percent year-on-year growth, data from Xinjiang's tourism department shows.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 22:18:40

Failed conference 'a lesson' for the US

A US-hosted conference in Warsaw to pressure Iran received a lukewarm response from US allies, with Chinese analysts saying this could be a lesson for the Trump administration to rethink its unwise hostile policy toward Iran.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 22:03:41

China meeting Venezuelan opposition 'false' report

The Chinese foreign ministry on Wednesday refuted foreign media reports which claimed that China has been holding talks with Venezuela's political opposition to safeguard its investments, and called the reports "false."
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 21:58:40

First naturalized soccer player becomes citizen

Hou Yongyong, a Norwegian soccer player of Beijing Guoan, a professional Chinese soccer club, got his interim identity card in Beijing on Tuesday, becoming the first overseas soccer player to get Chinese citizenship.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 21:38:41

Supervisors at religious places

A new National Religious Affairs Administration (NRAA) regulation states that religious venues should set up a democratic management committee responsible for internal management, annual work plan, budget and other major decisions of the venue, the United Front Work Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee said on its WeChat account on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 21:38:40

Actor's plagiarism scandal sparks search for more dirt

A Chinese actor's plagiarism scandal has further sprawled as angry netizens start to look for more dirt from his professors at his alma mater, the Beijing Film Academy (BFA).
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 19:14:26

Is quality of life in China's rural areas surpassing metropolises?

I have spent every Lunar New Year in my "old home" Juye, even though I had never truly lived there.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 18:38:41

Paraplegic gang boss imprisoned after new laws close loopholes

A gang boss surnamed Zhang, who is severely paraplegic, was sentenced to 14 and a half years in prison recently for a series of crimes including organizing criminal gangs, illegal detention, blackmailing and opening casinos, according to the Procuratorate Daily.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 18:33:39

New white paper gives insight into Chinese academic life overseas

The survey, titled the "White Paper of Chinese Students Overseas," was released in January by Providence Academy, an organization connected to China's education giant New Oriental, which aims to "improve the quality of Chinese students overseas."
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 18:28:40

China develops optic fibers that can carry 30 billion simultaneous phone calls

Chinese researchers have developed an optic fiber that can carry 30 billion phone calls simultaneously, making the country one of the leaders in the ultra-high speed data transmission field.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 17:08:27

Beijing Winter Games venues popular tourism destination during Chinese New Year holiday

The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games venue in Chongli saw over 174,000 tourists during last week's Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, representing a nine percent year-on-year increase, local authorities said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/13 14:27:02

China staunch defender of cyber security: China's EU mission

China is a staunch defender of cyber security and has been firmly opposing and cracking down on all forms of cyber espionage, the Mission of China to the European Union (EU) said here Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/13 10:05:27