CHINA

Hong Kong-linked hospital joins national organ transplantation platform


The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital (HKU-SZ Hospital) in South China's Guangdong Province has officially been linked with the country's major organ donation volunteer online registration platform, which is administered by the China Organ Transplant Development Foundation.

China to hold national activities to mark 120th anniversary of oracle bone discovery

The Education Ministry Tuesday announced that seminars, forums and exhibitions will be held to commemorate the 120th anniversary of the discovery of oracle bone inscriptions, the first national commemoration since the ancient characters were discovered more than a century ago.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 23:38:40

US House bill demanding China to release detained Canadians 'overreaching': analysts

The passage of anti-China bills by the US House of Representatives, including a motion demanding China to release two Canadian suspects, shows some politicians are using alleged human rights to interfere in China's domestic affairs and play the anti-China card as the 2020 US election approaches, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 23:33:40

Chinese netizens slam US double standards in attacking LeBron

Chinese internet users slammed the double standards of US politicians and international media commentators for criticizing basketball superstar LeBron James over his calls to punish Houston Rockets General Manager Darly Morey for tweeting support for Hong Kong riots.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 23:23:40

Dress-up game changes face masks in design to counter Hong Kong rioters

The developer of Shining Nikki on Wednesday told the Global Times it changed the way of mask wearing on its characters' faces to "maintain a healthy and harmonious game environment" after some players used the game to back Hong Kong rioters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 23:18:40

China issues anti-pollution plan for north region

Chinese authorities published a comprehensive plan to control air pollution in Beijing, Tianjin, North China's Hebei Province as well as surrounding areas which could experience heavy air pollution in autumn and winter.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 22:18:40

Xi meets representatives of PRC anniversary celebrations personnel

President Xi Jinping on Wednesday met here with representatives of the personnel who had worked for the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/16 22:09:12

People hail "Two Bombs, One Satellite" founders for inspiring generations of Chinese scientists

Chinese people saluted scientists on social media who had contributed to the development of nuclear weapons and missiles on Wednesday, as the day marked the 55th anniversary of China's successful first nuclear test, or the explosion of first atomic bomb, on October 16, 1964.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 22:08:40

A mainland student stands against radical HK youth that insulted her in CUHK

In the wake of the months-long turmoil in Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) organized a public dialogue on Thursday that was attended by students and alumni, with an attempt at opening a communication gateway between the university leaders and protesting students. During this forum, a mainland student's speech criticizing the extremity of Hong Kong's anti-government students garnered wide-scale support online, especially among mainland netizens.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 21:13:40

HK urged to ban face masks during protests

Hong Kong lawmaker Junius Ho Kwan-yiu on Monday urged the Hong Kong government to enact a law banning face masks during protests after black-clad rioters attacked police officers and residents over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 20:18:40

Grey-haired stars on short video sites spread positivity better than the young

China had 249 million people above 60 years of age by the end of 2018. How senior citizens live their lives has become a serious concern for the whole of society.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 19:42:48

Xinjiang to offer over half million vocational training sessions each year

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has vowed to offer at least 500,000 vocational and other training sessions to help improve the lives of local residents each year between 2019 and 2021.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 18:53:40

Changting people turn bare mountains into national park

In the 1940s, the area of soil erosion in Changting county, East China's Fujian Province, was nearly 1.5 million mu (1,000 square kilometers), covering one third of the county's land area.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 18:48:40

Extravagant sports like fencing, golf and equestrian on the rise among Chinese students

On a Friday afternoon, Jia Hua (pseudonym) picked his daughter Ting Ting (pseudonym) up from school in a hurry, as they are scheduled to attend an extracurricular class – fencing. It was Ting's third fencing class, in which Ting showed great interest. Ting is a seven-year-old primary school student in Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 17:53:41