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China urges boycott of Japan hotel chain over books denying Nanjing Massacre

Authorities have called on Chinese tourists to boycott a Japanese hotel chain found to be stocking books that openly deny the Nanjing Massacre.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/24 15:28:39

Aerial photos show traffic flows on Shanghai-Chengdu Expressway

An aerial photo taken on Jan. 23, 2017 shows a contrast of traffic flows on the Shanghai-Chengdu Expressway in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province. Many Chinese people choose to drive home as the traditional Chinese Spring Festival approaches.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/24 15:18:50

Chinese comedian Zhou Libo apologizes to fans after drug, gun arrest in US

Chinese comedian Zhou Libo jumped on social media to apologize to fans after being released on bail in New York on Friday for drug and weapons possession charges.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/24 15:13:39

Tourists watch sea waves at Yehliu Geopark in New Taipei City

Tourists watch sea waves at the Yehliu Geopark in New Taipei City, southeast China's Taiwan, Jan. 23, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/24 15:12:40

Trees spell celebration for Spring Festival

Camellia trees form the Chinese character Xi, which means double happiness, in a field at a scenic spot in Wanyuan City, Southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Jan. 23, 2017. The character measures 50 meters square and was created to celebrate the upcoming Spring Festival, China’s Lunar New Year.
Source: | 2017/1/24 15:05:29

Former oil chief sentenced for graft

Wang Tianpu, former general manager of oil giant China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec Group), was sentenced Tuesday to 15 and a half years in prison for graft.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/24 13:41:53

Tibet's bottled water output to exceed one mln tonnes in 2017

The output of bottled natural drinking water from southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, known as "Asia's water tower," will surpass one million tonnes this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/24 13:39:17

New high tech facility to be world’s brightest

China will invest 4.8 billion yuan ($700 million) to build a High Energy Photon Source (HEPS) in Beijing next year, which is designed to be the brightest in the world.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/23 17:38:39

Chinese public interprets Trump through Mao, Deng legacies

As the US is reeling from the schism deepened by Donald Trump's rise to power, the Chinese public on both ends of the leftist-rightist political spectrum have found their own ways to read into the new US president.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/24 0:13:39

Gay pair live-stream New Year’s journey home

Millions of Chinese netizens are cheering on a gay couple as they broadcast their journey home to tell their parents about the relationship during Spring Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/23 22:43:39

Sichuan cracks down on ‘false’ weather reports

False weather reports are among the latest rumors to face a crackdown as authorities in Southwest China's Sichuan Province warned that false forecasts or alerts for extreme weather can be punishable by a fine of 50,000 yuan ($7,292).
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/23 22:38:40

Businesses offer triple pay for holiday

Desperate Chinese companies in the service industry are offering workers up to three times their normal salary in a bid to curb the Spring Festival labor shortage.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/23 22:33:40

Xi stresses quality preparations for 2022 Winter Games

Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered relevant departments and local governments to carry out high-quality preparations for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games and make the Games a "remarkable, extraordinary, excellent" event.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/1/23 21:18:39

Regional governments impose stricter fireworks regulations ahead of lunar New Year

Several cities and regions in China, including Shanghai and Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, have tightened regulations on the use of fireworks, requiring buyers to register their personal information and reducing the number of retailers during the upcoming Spring Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/23 21:13:39

Chinese surgeons complete regenerative cartilage transplant

Chinese surgeons have successfully transplanted regenerated cartilage on a patient's damaged knee joint using German technology.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/23 19:29:11

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited ski resort in Zhangjiakou, N China’s Hebei: local media

Chinese President Xi Jinping visits a ski resort in Chongli, Zhangjiakou, North China's Hebei Province, according to a post on the official Sina Weibo account of the Zhangjiakou Daily on January 23.
Source: | 2017/1/23 18:34:20

Chinese railways ease holiday journey for special needs passengers

An elderly woman suffered a heart attack at the Beijing South Railway Station after realizing her ID card was missing. She was quickly transferred to a clinic in the station where she was treated by two doctors.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/23 17:38:39

Colored lanterns displayed during lantern show in Zigong City

Colored lanterns are displayed during a lantern show in Zigong City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 22, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/23 17:15:07