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Hainan to give foreign visitors access to Facebook, Twitter

South China's Hainan Province has issued a series of plans to boost internationalization of its tourist industry, including the establishment of special zones for overseas tourists with unrestricted access to Facebook, Youtube and Twitter.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/22 23:03:40

In a rare move, Chinese province Jiangxi restricts abortion

Jiangxi Province has issued a new rule on having an abortion after the 14th week of pregnancy, saying the woman must have the signed consent of three medical professionals.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/22 18:53:39

Hainan to give foreign visitors access to Facebook, Twitter

South China's Hainan Province plans to build special zones for overseas tourists with unrestricted access to Facebook, Youtube and Twitter, according to a document released by the provincial government.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/22 18:12:30

Chengdu, London enhance partnership in fintech

Chengdu, capital city of southwest China's Sichuan Province, has enhanced its partnership with London to develop its financial technology sector.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 18:05:03

Queqiao satellite the bridge to China's lunar exploration

If all goes to plan, China will soon make history as the first country to put a lander and a rover on the far side of the moon. Information gleaned from such a mission may answer questions about the universe that we have not even thought to ask yet.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 14:40:40

Top legislature hears reports on legal deliberations

China's top legislature Thursday heard several reports on the deliberation of bills and drafts at its chairpersons' meeting, according to a statement issued after the meeting.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 11:02:10

Top legislature hears reports on legal deliberations

China's top legislature Thursday heard several reports on the deliberation of bills and drafts at its chairpersons' meeting, according to a statement issued after the meeting.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 10:23:38

249 detained for software fraud in Shenzhen

Over 200 suspects have been detained for allegedly swindling 40 million yuan (about 6.2 million US dollars) in south China's Shenzhen.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 10:08:27

Tianjin to set up China's first nuclear university: report

China's first nuclear industry university is likely to be built in north China's Tianjin Municipality, Friday's China Daily reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 9:51:45

Beijing caps population of sub-center at 1.3 mln

Beijing has set a population cap of 1.3 million by 2035 for Tongzhou District, its municipal subsidiary administrative center, according to a draft planning document of the sub-center released Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/22 9:49:19

Yulin celebrates low-profile dog meat festival

The traditional dog meat festival in Yulin, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, which begins on Thursday this year, will take place in a much more undisturbed manner this year, with few animal rights protests reported before the event.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 22:38:40

57% World Cup ticket buyers from China are women who want to see players up close

Although China failed to reach the World Cup finals in Russia, Chinese soccer fans' passion for the tournament appears to have not been affected, as they are expected to spend over 3 billion yuan ($461 million) in the host country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 22:33:40

China's regular patrol and construction help with free navigation in the S.China Sea

Traffic in the South China Sea was unhindered and safe in 2017, and China's regular patrols and long-term management of the area has guaranteed the safety of the region and the navigation of passing merchant ships, a report on the navigation status of the South China Sea shows.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 20:43:44

City building itself as capital of cuteness with panda-themed hotpot, boulevards

Southwest Chinese city of Chengdu has rolled out an adorable plan called the Land of Giant Pandas.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 19:33:41

China creates harvest festival for farmers

China has designated a special day for farmers to celebrate the annual harvest, the first festival created by the state specifically for the country's farmers.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 19:06:02

US mobile game to be removed from China, allegedly for gay content

US video game company Electronic Arts (EA) announced it will remove its popular mobile game The Sims Freeplay from the Chinese market, prompting speculations over the reason behind the decision.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/21 17:58:40

Sports tourism gains popularity among Chinese: survey

A total of 79.3 percent of Chinese respondents have taken part in sports tourism, indicating this new form of recreation is gaining popularity especially among the younger generation, a recent survey has showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 17:43:30

China to intensify research on clean energy

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has recently initiated an integrated research project on clean energy to offer technological support for China's improvements to energy structure and sustainable development.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/21 14:00:18