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Riots damage Hong Kong's cultural status

The postponement of popular Taiwan singer Jay Chou's concert in Hong Kong for safety reasons has triggered public concern that the city's robust cultural environment would be damaged as the city has suffered months of riots and violence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 22:08:40

Growth of Chinese students in the US dips to 1.7 percent: IIE

Though Chinese students remain the biggest source of international students in the US, the growth of the amount declined to the lowest number of 1.7 percent in the year of 2018/2019, according to a newly released report by the Institute of International Education (IIE) on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 21:15:30

Lippi attracts support, ire from Chinese soccer fans

His supporters said he did his best, his critics slammed him for passing the buck - feelings are mixed after Marcelo Lippi, who quit as manager of China's men's national soccer team for the second time in a year, told Italian media that he resigned because "I don't like to make a lot of money if I don't deserve it."
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 20:31:20

Successful satellite tests to allow 'Hongyun speed' by 2020

The demonstration system for China's Hongyun Project, a low-orbit broadband communication satellite system, will become operational at the beginning of 2020, making substantial progress toward the eventual goal of providing internet connectivity to users around the world, developers told the Global Times on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 19:43:40

Suspect calls procurator his 'protective umbrella' in court

Authorities of Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality announced on Tuesday that they had launched an investigation into a case where a suspect identified a local procurator as his “protective umbrella” in court.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 19:38:40

Family and school critical factors in preventing campus bullying: survey

A recent survey shows that schools and families are playing critical roles in preventing school bullying, chinanews.com reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 19:33:40

Xinjiang delegation visits Qatar, sharing counter-terrorism experience

A cultural group from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region paid a visit to Qatar on Sunday and Monday, introducing Xinjiang's efforts on counter-terrorism and improving residents' livelihood, xinhuanet.com reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 17:43:40

Seducing minors to use stimulants could lead to 7 years in prison: Supreme People's Court

People organizing, seducing or forcing minors and disabled people into using stimulants in sports could be sentenced to seven years in prison, according to a judicial interpretation released by China's Supreme People's Court on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 16:24:26

Lizards living 100 million years ago dined on crayfish

A research team led by Chinese scientists on Monday announced they had found a rare fossil of a reptile that lived 100 million years ago that shows undigested food in its gut, shedding light on how small and medium-sized reptiles preyed on other animals.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 8:31:33

Chinese premier urges efforts to push water diversion project

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday called for more efforts to push the south-to-north water diversion project and other major water conservancy projects.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 8:19:40

15 killed in north China coal mine blast

Fifteen people were killed and nine others injured in a coal mine gas explosion in north China's Shanxi Province, local authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 7:36:32

Public call for immediate arrest of suspected human trafficker

Police in South China have been urged by the public to arrest a suspected human trafficker named Mei Yi (pseudonym), who is believed to have abducted nine children over the years, after a color sketch of her was released Monday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/11/19 1:21:56

TCM grads struggle after removal from world medical list

Graduates from China's eight universities specializing in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) are worried that their diplomas have not been recognized any more after their alma maters were removed from the World Directory of Medical Schools.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 23:23:40

Xinjiang regional govt slams NYT for faking news with so-called leaked files

The government of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Monday slammed the New York Times' latest report on Xinjiang, stating the article based on the so-called internal documents, is news fabricated by anti-China forces at home and abroad with evil intentions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 20:08:39

CAS to investigate Nankai University president for academic misconduct

Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on Monday said they will investigate the alleged academic misconduct of its researcher Cao Xuetao, who also serves as the president of Nankai University in North China's Tianjin Municipality.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 22:23:40

China, UAE bust luxury goods counterfeiters

More than 28,000 fake luxury items, including clothing and handbags worth 1.8 billion yuan ($257 million) and destined for sale in Dubai were seized by police from China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 21:28:39

GT reporters' visits unveil facts about Xinjiang

The People's government of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region released a statement on November 9 refuting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's remarks,claiming that relatives of so-called Uyghur activists have been detained.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 23:03:39

Tibet guarantees safe drinking water for poverty-stricken families

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has guaranteed access to safe drinking water for 32,000 registered poverty-stricken families, according to local authorities, chinanews.com reported on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 19:33:39