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Quake-battered Tibetan prefecture rebuilt from debris with modern improvements


Located in the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu in Northwest China's Qinghai Province, Yushu has a population of over 111,000, and nearly 95 percent of them are ethnic Tibetans. On April 14, 2010, a magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck Yushu, toppling thousands of houses and leaving around 3,000 people dead or missing, and more than 10,000 injured.

Thousands of parents send young kids to become child models in garment business boom

Every year, together with their parents or grandparents, thousands of children come to Zhili, a town in Huzhou in East China's Zhejiang Province, which has more than 13,000 companies producing ...

Quake-battered Tibetan prefecture rebuilt from debris with modern improvements

Located in the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu in Northwest China's Qinghai Province, Yushu has a population of over 111,000, and nearly 95 percent of them are ethnic Tibetans. On ...


Top political advisor pays visit to Baise, Guangxi

China's top political advisor Wang Yang on Wednesday visited local people in the city of Baise in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 1:30:21

China market not buying as many soybeans as Trump said

China, the world's top soybean buyer, may not immediately import the amount of soybeans the US wishes, even if China-US trade negotiations progress, due to trade friction uncertainties and a lack of domestic demand for soybean meal, industry analysts and traders predicted on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 23:48:40

Huawei has other battles to win in the US: expert

"I am proud of Huawei and proud of my homeland," Huawei Technologies' Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou said Wednesday in her first public statement after her release from 10 days in detention in Canada.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 23:43:40

Guangdong man punished for graffiti on buildings

A young man in South China's Guangdong Province was accused of vandalism through his graffiti which prosecutors said caused public disturbance.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 22:38:02

Two-seat J-15 fighter jet boosts carrier capability: experts

A modified two-seat variant of the J-15 fighter jet was spotted at a Chinese aircraft carrier training base in a recent TV program, suggesting the carrier-based warplane is already being tested and expected to greatly expand the carrier's combat capability with electronic warfare equipment that one pilot cannot manage.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 22:37:57

Quantum computer 'backbone' developed

Chinese scientists have independently developed the country's first control system for future quantum computers, an indispensible part that can interpret the chips' signals and computing results, which was hailed by the developer as a significant step forward.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 22:33:41

Sino-UK program helps China's agriculture via space technology

The UK and China space industries are using the latest space applications to cope with agricultural challenges in China, including Mars rovers and soil moisture monitoring technology, the UK Embassy in Beijing said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 22:28:42

Tibet, Xinjiang improve their human rights: white paper

China has made comprehensive progress in all human rights, including the rights of ethnic minority groups in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region and Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, according to a white paper released by the State Council Information Office on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/12/12 22:28:41

Ex-Canadian envoy detained

China's Foreign Ministry said that the organization a former Canadian diplomat works for has not registered in the Chinese mainland, indicating that its employees' activities in the mainland have violated Chinese laws.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 22:28:41

Luxury watches, fine liquor among most popular in auction of gifts received by officials

Amid an ongoing crackdown on corruption, officials in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, donated the gift cards, jewelry, collectibles, digital electronic products and alcohol they had received over the years to a special auction that netted 1.64 million yuan ($237,000).
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 19:08:57

Court rules district govt responsible for illegal demolition of houses

An intermediate people's court confirmed a district government in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, illegally demolished private houses.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 19:08:41

China-built projects in Argentina improve livelihood, create thousands of jobs and much more

However, in the past 20 years or so, due to Argentina's changing policies and shaky economy, most of the railway was in bad repair. During the worst time, only 1,400 kilometers of the 7,409-kilometer cargo railway were in operation. The average speed of cargo trains was less than 30 kilometers per hour, and accidents were common.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 18:54:33

China, Japan and Korea have low levels of trust: survey

A recent poll shows that most people in China, Japan and Korea expect a trilateral cooperation even though the three countries have low levels of trust in each other.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 18:47:03