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Chinese firm helps build world's largest solar power complex in Morocco's desert

In the early morning of January, as the snow covering the Atlas Mountains in central Morocco remains unmelted, the Chinese staff of the NOOR Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects in Ouarzazate, a city south of the mountain range, have already started a day's work despite the freezing temperature.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/20 12:01:15

China to enhance supervision on extracurricular classes during winter holiday

The Ministry of Education (MOE) said China will tighten regulation of after-school training institutions as the winter holiday draws near.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/20 8:11:30

Across China: Exhibition shows 19th century Chinese life through a lens

A photo exhibition featuring Chinese life in the 19th century has attracted more than 70,000 visitors at the Tsinghua University Art Museum since its opening two months ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/20 8:10:21

Chinese artists to debut unique "Moon Walk" in New York

New Yorkers will have a chance to enjoy an innovative version of "Moon Walk" presented by Chinese artists next month.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/20 7:58:06

China expects 73 mln air trips during Spring Festival travel rush

China is expected to see an increased number of air trips during the upcoming Spring Festival travel rush, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/19 19:31:22

China sees fewer, higher-quality marathons as fever subsides

On a chilly Sunday morning, over 35,000 athletes from all corners of Fuzhou swarmed to the city's exposition center, limbering up for a marathon race with stirring music that blared from loudspeakers at the starting line.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/19 18:13:59

Beijing's metro to launch unlimited-ride passes

Beijing subway will offer passengers five more ticket options starting Sunday, according to the municipal commission of transportation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/19 14:39:47

China's naval hospital ship concludes 205-day overseas mission

China's naval hospital ship Peace Ark on Friday arrived at a naval port in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, successfully concluding its 205-day voyage on Mission Harmony-2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/19 13:25:08

Peppa film trailer tugs at Chinese hearts, reignites family values as the Lunar New Year approaches

What is Peppa? Is it the name of a cyber celebrity, a brand name of a bottle of dishwashing liquid or a new type of chess? Li Yubao, an old man living in a remote village, exhausted his wisdom to find out the answer after a call with his little grandson in the city who said he wanted a Peppa as a New Year's gift.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/18 22:47:50

Nuclear institute urges more publicity after project triggers radiation concern

A nuclear institute in Central China called for more publicity to increase public awareness about nuclear safety after its new project triggered concern among residents.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/18 22:13:42

China to improve effectiveness of online petitions

The effectiveness of the work on petitions should be improved by expanding online petitioning channels, said Shu Xiaoqin, head of China's State Bureau for Letters and Calls at a meeting Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 20:41:04

Former senior provincial official under arrest for taking bribes

Zeng Zhiquan, a former senior official in south China's Guangdong Province, has been formally arrested for taking bribes, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 20:40:20

Nearly all Chinese villages get access to legal counseling services

Villagers in 99.9 percent of Chinese villages now have access to legal counseling, according to the Ministry of Justice.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 20:38:41

China reports new African swine fever cases in Gansu

China's agriculture ministry on Friday said new cases of African swine fever had been confirmed in the country's northwestern province of Gansu.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 20:38:21

High-tech deployed to ensure safe trips during Chinese Spring Festival travel rush

Facial recognition, intelligent robots, Virtual Reality (VR) navigation and other advanced technologies will be used to ensure safe and convenient trips during the world's largest human migration – China's Spring Festival travel rush, also known as “chunyun,” which is to kick off soon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/18 20:33:40

Chongqing solicits tourism ideas worldwide

Southwest China's Chongqing authorities are inviting global ideas on the municipality's cultural tourism, with rewards up to 300,000 yuan (about 44,260 US dollars).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 18:08:14

China court sentences former village official to death for drug trafficking

A former village official in South China's Guangdong Province was executed on Thursday for producing and trafficking drugs up to 180 kilograms, a move hailed by the media as a reaffirmation of China's zero-tolerance policy for such crime.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/18 17:08:40

Enlightenment through contacting aliens? Chinese astrophysics PhD student debunks cult-themed social media accounts

A Chinese astrophysics PhD student has embarked on a solo online campaign to expose what he said are cult-themed social media accounts that promulgate the idea of enlightenment through contact with "alien Gods".
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/18 13:33:40