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Shanghai police nab 36 for producing, selling fake popular TCM remedy

Shanghai police have caught 36 people for producing and selling counterfeit traditional remedy ejiao, or donkey-skin gelatin.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/22 11:13:25

Forest fire in SW China's Sichuan put out

A major fire spreading across more than 100 hectares of forest in southwest China's Sichuan Province has been extinguished, local authorities said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 23:09:20

Beijing receives 7.7 mln tourists during Spring Festival holiday

Beijing received over 7.7 million tourists during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that began Thursday, the municipal tourism authority said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 23:07:54

New Chinese research vessel sets sail off

A new research vessel, featuring military and civilian integration, set sail Wednesday from east China's Shandong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 21:50:21

China outnumbers other countries in smart city pilot projects: report

China has more smart city pilots than any other country, but still has room to improve, according to a report.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 21:48:40

Chinese sports fans condemn decision to uphold speed skating disqualification

The International Skating Union (ISU) on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by China over the disqualification in the women's 3,000 meters short track speed skating relay at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 20:58:39

Second travel peak heats up as Spring Festival winds down

Millions of Chinese travelers were caught in the boomerang effect as this year's Spring Festival holiday winds down and the second travel peak heated up on Wednesday, with clogged highways, packed trains and soaring airline ticket prices.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 20:43:40

Tibet sees surge in tourist numbers as subsidy system kicks in

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region announced that it received 216,400 tourists in the first four days of the Chinese New Year of the Dog, a 30.7 percent year-on-year increase, after the local authorities rolled out a series of incentives to subsidize tourists traveling to the region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 17:43:40

Viral 'Buddha is Chinese' article triggers intense debate

A Chinese expert on religions has slammed an article claiming that Sakyamuni Buddha was actually of Chinese origin, saying it lacks evidence and is an abuse of patriotism. The article has been spreading on China's Internet since late 2017, after several studies in recent years made similar claims.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 17:43:39

'Hero' status for murderer sparks online controversy

A huge controversy has erupted online after a man from China's Shaanxi Province, who allegedly killed three men on Lunar New Year's eve, was hailed a "hero" for taking revenge over the death of his mother.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 15:03:39

Smog hits parts of north China

Moderate to heavy smog has begun to settle on parts of northern China due to falling winds and rising humidity.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 13:11:02

Death toll rises to 11 in east China road accident

With one more person dead in hospital, death toll of the road accident Tuesday rose to 11 in east China's Jiangxi Province, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 12:27:52

East China road accident kills 10, injures 21

Ten people were killed and another 21 were injured after an overloaded passenger vehicle skidded off the road in east China's Jiangxi Province Tuesday morning, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 11:30:47

Moutai Airport to launch new routes in 2018

An airport named after China's national liquor, Moutai, plans to add another four new routes this year, said the Moutai Group Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 11:27:50

Online streaming grows fast under tightened supervision: report

China's online streaming sector continued its rapid growth in 2017 under tightened supervision on the contents, according to a report on China's internet development.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 11:26:43

Technology makes China's festival travel rush easier

Ma was travelling from Beijing to Guangzhou on a high speed train and enjoying freshly-cooked spicy fish head and stewed pork, typical cuisines of his hometown in Hunan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 10:08:20

Caravan brings local opera to rural China

Xue Shanchu, 67, gets up early in the morning and goes to wait at the village entrance. He has heard a traveling troupe will arrive to perform a Yuju opera performance.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 10:08:02

China outnumbers other countries in smart city pilots: report

China has more smart city pilots than any other country, but still has room to improve, according to a report.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 9:33:59