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Court upholds revocation of fine against Didi driver

A court in east China's Shandong Province decided on Tuesday to uphold a ruling ordering the revocation of a fine against a private car owner who carried passengers without a license.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/22 9:30:06

Hotan offers up to 5 million yuan for tips on terror attacks

The Hotan Prefecture of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is offering a reward of up to 5 million yuan ($726,744) to people who report and provide clues on terrorist activities, according to a notice issued on Tuesday by the local authorities.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/2/22 0:14:12

China sees upsurge in copyright registrations in 2016

China received more than two million new copyright registrations in 2016, an increase of 22 percent, according to official figures revealed on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/21 23:31:02

Top 10 scientific achievements revealed

China on Monday announced the 10 major scientific and technological developments of 2016, including the world’s first autism model of non-human primates and a new immune therapy for cancer which is based on the regulation of cholesterol metabolism, the Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 22:43:39

Temple snowscape

A visitor takes pictures of the snow in the Temple of Heaven scenic spot as Beijing saw light to heavy snow Tuesday, the first snow of the year in the center of the capital in a winter that has been extremely dry. The National Meteorological Center posted a yellow alert for snowstorms in some regions of China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 21:33:39

Smog makes 70% of Chinese unhappy, over half stay at home: report

Some 70 percent of respondents in China said that smog makes them unhappy, while the same number said they wear masks if they have to go out on smoggy days, said a survey.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 21:33:39

SW China province reports two H7N9 cases

Two human H7N9 avian flu cases were reported Tuesday in southwest China's Sichuan Province, bringing the number of infections in the province this year to eight, including two fatalities.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/21 20:39:50

2.7b trips made during this year’s Spring Festival travel rush: ministry

The annual Spring Festival travel rush saw 2.7 billion trips over 40 days as of Monday, CCTV reported on Tuesday, a drop of around 200 million compared to 2016.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 18:43:39

After girl’s suicide, experts, young people explain challenges of studying abroad

Liu Weiwei, a 20-year-old Chinese student at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), was found dead in her dorm room on February 12, UCSB newspaper the Daily Nexus reported on February 14.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 18:38:39

Officials warned over liking their “likes” too much

China's officials should be cautious liking their social media "likes" too much, as it could be a new way of "ass kissing," a military news site has warned.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 14:48:39

Night vision 'spy' cameras in cinemas anger cinemagoers over breach in privacy

After it was revealed that some cinemas have installed night vision cameras inside the theaters to enable them to "spy" on patrons, questions were raised over whether this constitutes an invasion of privacy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 14:28:39

Cold front brings late winter snow across northern China

Heavy snow, the first of this year in some areas, swept across parts of northern China on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 14:13:39

China continues blue alert for cold front

The National Meteorological Center (NMC) renewed its blue alert for a cold front on Tuesday, forecasting low temperatures in the country's northern and western regions.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/21 13:31:19

Workers clear snow overnight in NE China's Harbin

City workers clear snow on a road in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Feb. 19, 2017. About 19,000 city workers cleared snow overnight after a snowfall made traffic difficult in Harbin on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/21 8:34:52

Urumqi witnesses heavy snowfall

Cars run slowly on a road in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Feb. 20, 2017. Urumqi witnessed heavy snowfall since Feb. 19.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/21 8:29:21

China's H7N9 bird flu mutates, no immediate added threat to human

The H7N9 bird flu has mutated to a new strain in south China, which is proven more dangerous to poultry but poses no new threat to humans, the country's disease control and prevention authorities said Sunday on its website.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/21 7:41:04

China to build monitoring network for ecological security

China will build a comprehensive monitoring system by 2020 to implement its ecological "red line" strategy and supervise activities inside the nature reserves, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 22:57:52

China has more than 13,000 notaries

The number of licensed notaries in China had surpassed 13,000, the China Notary Association said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 22:56:33