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China places unmanned station in Arctic to track freezing of sea ice

China's ninth Arctic expedition team on Wednesday returned home after successfully installing its first unmanned ice station in the Arctic region, news site thepaper.cn reported on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:43:40

Prices of hairy crabs and other seasonal specialties plummet amid government crackdown on graft

Crab is not only a delicacy for Chinese people in autumn, but also a typical gift, especially since the Mid-Autumn Festival and the Chinese National Day (October 1) coincide with the crab's harvest season every year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:38:40

Beijing renews catalogue of industries under prohibition and restriction

Major changes have been made in industries planning of Beijing's urban and sub-center areas, according to the city's newly issued Catalogue for the Prohibition and Restriction of Newly Increased Industries (2018 Edition) on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 14:04:13

Charitable donations swarm into poverty alleviation: report

At least one-fifth of the charitable donations that the China Charity Alliance (CCA) received in 2017 went toward poverty alleviation, according to an annual report the organization has released in Shenzhen, southern China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/26 13:49:59

World's largest telescope more powerful, popular after two years

His eyes brimming with excitement, seven-year-old Wang Jun ran to an exhibition stand to pick up a pair of headphones and started listening, leaving his father behind.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/26 13:47:13

China aims to explore the moon's polar regions by 2030

China plans to land on and explore the southern and northern polar regions of the moon by 2030, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/26 10:43:54

China's mid-size military transport aircraft delivered to Kazakhstan

China has officially handed over a mid-size transport aircraft to Kazakhstan, the first time that the Chinese aircraft has been acquired by a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 22:28:40

Chinese Embassy rejects Swedish TV station's apology

The Chinese Embassy in Stockholm has rejected an apology from Sveriges Television (SVT) for a racially charged skit and urged the station to make a "sincere apology."
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 22:28:40

US-born ice skater joins China training program

A US-born figure skater has enrolled in the training program of China's figure skating team in a bid to compete in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 21:58:40

PLA's Hong Kong Garrison creates Weibo account

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison opened its Sina Weibo account on Tuesday, which gives netizens a glimpse into this "good-looking" garrison.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 21:58:39

New CPC rules to expel members who express support for bourgeois liberalization online

Members of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will be expelled from the Party if they openly adhere to bourgeois liberalization online, according to the newly revised regulations on Party disciplinary action that will take effect in October.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 21:53:39

Spotlight: Larger presence of China in World Gold Council boosts confidence for market prospect

Mining industry insiders were celebrating over the announcement that the world's most populous country had earned more respect at the table with the world's premier gold producers and investors.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 20:34:08

Matching the times

However, dating shows have also been accused of conveying wrong values. Meanwhile, the Chinese young generation seems to still be trapped in a chokehold by the ancient tradition of arranged marriages, as can be seen in these shows, particularly in their latest evolution.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 18:18:40

145 tried in organized and violent crime cases in Henan Province

Central China's Henan High People's Court held hearings of 21 cases involving gangs and violent crime from September 17 to 21, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 17:53:40

Shenzhen denies municipality elevation rumors

Shenzhen government on Tuesday denied rumors that the city would become the fifth municipality of China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 15:08:39

China sees stable traffic flow during Mid-Autumn Festival holiday

Major highways and artery roads saw stable traffic flow and no traffic accidents involving more than five deaths were reported during the three-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday, as millions of people took trips for family reunions, said China's Ministry of Public Security.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/25 13:52:41

Sino-Japanese War shipwreck found in NE China

Chinese archeologists have found a shipwreck, confirmed to be the warship Jingyuan sunk by the Japanese navy during the Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895), according to the National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/25 9:01:26

Cockroach kindergarten principal detained by authorities

The principal of an eastern China kindergarten has been detained after two of her schools fed children smelly chicken legs, expired seasoning and rice with insects, a district government announced Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 22:58:40