CHINA

Chinese bike-sharing pioneers go global


Ofo and Mobike, China's two largest bike-sharing companies, have sought global expansion and spread smart-commuting to more cities in the world.

Shenzhen appoints acting mayor

The local legislature in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province, Thursday appointed Chen Rugui as vice mayor and acting mayor of the city.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/20 22:28:10

Baidu vows to better protect personal data on its Cloud server

China's Internet giant Baidu has vowed to crack down on the websites that offer search services for information on its cloud-storage platform, after some users complained that their privacy has been breached by Baidu's cloud-storage service.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 22:18:40

China to expand ban on imports of solid waste

China's top environmental regulator has pledged to impose a more wide-ranging ban on imports of solid waste into the country by the end of the year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 22:18:39

Cop tends to retired police dogs in their final years

“I have had these dogs for 10 years, but to them, I’m their whole life,” said Bai Yan, a 56-year-old policeman in Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 21:14:33

Driver rewarded for opening bus doors so passengers could escape fire

A female bus driver in Nanchang, East China's Jiangxi Province has been rewarded after her quick actions allowed her passengers to escape after one of them set himself ablaze.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 19:43:39

Beijingers prefer status to personality, article claims

An article on how Beijing residents choose their spouses has triggered heated discussion, with many claiming that the article shows society is becoming too materialistic and utilitarian when it comes to marriage.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 19:38:40

China’s online media purification drive is changing millenials’ lifestyle

Last week, Chinese netizens found that virtually all of the movies they saved on video-hosting site bilibili.com had vanished. Photos shared widely on social media showed that TV series and movies across all categories had either gone missing or had been replaced with gray squares.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 18:53:39

China sees 565,000 invention patent applications in first half of 2017

A total of 565,000 applications for invention patents were handled in China in the first half of 2017, statistics from the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) showed Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/20 17:21:09

Trainers help police dogs to beat heat in Chongqing

A police dog plays in the pool to cool down in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality July 19, 2017. Trainers use different methods to beat the heat for police dogs in Chongqing.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/20 16:05:41

Environment of reserve improved for black-necked cranes in China's Tibet

A black-necked crane looks after its chicks after they hatched in the Qiangtang nature reserve, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 24, 2017. Flocks of black-necked cranes fly here to breed as the environment of reserve has been improved in recent years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/20 15:58:01

Philippine politicians to learn CPC methods

The Philippines' ruling political party is working with the Communist Party of China (CPC) to learn from the latter's experience in training and managing Party members, media reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 15:53:39

China solicits opinion on procedures to formulate administrative regulations

China has started to solicit public opinion on a draft regulation on procedures for formulating administrative regulations, a move to improve the quality of legislation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/20 14:03:16

China's Hebei province to establish industries in Nigeria

An official of China's Hebei Province said it was ready to carry out pragmatic cooperation with northern Kaduna state of Nigeria.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/20 13:28:26