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US act on Tibet visits interferes in internal affairs: experts

The US is on the verge of passing a law that would deny the entry of Chinese officials who are involved in restricting foreigners from visiting Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, with Chinese experts slamming the move for using US domestic laws to interfere in China's internal affairs, and called for a tit-for-tat retaliation if it were implemented.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:38:42

Shanghai office buildings set up CPC branches to serve firms, unite members

More than 1,400 commercial buildings in Shanghai have set up branches of the Communist Party of China (CPC) to better serve the companies and unite CPC members and the masses.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:33:41

Yellow River project leak causes flood in Shanxi village

A water leak at a Yellow River diverting facility has filled an artificial lake overnight on Tuesday in North China's Shanxi Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:33:40

Young Chinese, Japanese 'better understand each other' as 5th Nanjing massacre rites held

China held its 5th annual National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province on Thursday amid gradual warming ties between China and Japan this year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:28:42

What a catch!

Workers from Runan county, Zhumadian, Central China's Henan Province haul fish from Suya Lake, the biggest artificial plain lake in Asia, on Thursday, which marks the opening of this year's winter fishing season. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/12/13 22:23:46

New Beijing airport to promote use of renewable energy

Renewable energy will account for over 10 percent of the total energy consumption of Beijing's new international airport when it starts operation next year, local authorities said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 22:00:40

China holds national memorial ceremony for Nanjing Massacre victims

China held a national memorial ceremony Thursday to mourn the 300,000 victims of the Nanjing Massacre committed by Japanese invaders after the fall of the Chinese capital in 1937.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 21:59:53

China continues to promote compulsory education equality

The Ministry of Education (MOE) will continue to promote enrollment equality and enhance the quality of education at schools with weak resources, an official said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 21:56:10

Xi presides over meeting on economy, anti-corruption

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, presided over a meeting of the committee's Political Bureau Thursday, which studied the economic work for 2019 and made plans for building good conduct and political integrity within the CPC as well as fighting corruption.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 21:52:24

Wanda to invest $1.7b in red tourism-themed project in Yan'an

Chinese commercial property giant Wanda Group plans to invest 12 billion yuan ($1.7 billion) to build a red tourism-themed project in Yan'an, to Northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 21:17:30

Expert advises plaintiffs to appeal Dutch court ruling on stolen Buddha statue

An expert said Chinese villages can appeal after a court in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, refused to a legal dispute over the ownership of a Buddha statue that contains the mummified remains of a monk.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 19:43:40

Beijing to upgrade hundreds of public toilets

Aiming to improve the sanitary conditions to attract more tourists, Beijing plans to upgrade 800 toilet facilities in 2019 by using a method of “Designing, Budgeting, and Reviewing each toilet.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 19:13:40

Traditional embroidery of Xinjiang promoted on livestreaming site

The government of Hami, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, announced a strategic partnership with Kuaishou, a short video-sharing platform, at a press conference on December 11.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 18:08:20

Archives reveal Japan's establishment of illicit police units in China before 1931

Newly published archival files revealed that Japan started setting up police units illegally in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province, as early as 1905, well before Japanese troops invaded northeast China in 1931.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 16:52:58

Nanjing puts regulation into effect to protect National Memorial Day

It is the fifth National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims on Thursday, as well as the first day for Nanjing's regulation on the protection of the National Memorial Day to take effect.
Source: CGTN | 2018/12/13 13:27:58

PNG doctors perform surgery under torch, mobile phone light

A team of surgeons at Port Moresby General Hospital in Papua New Guinea has become an online sensation on Thursday, after images were posted to social media platforms showing the medical staff performing an operation in a dark theatre using only torches and mobile phones for light.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 11:06:24

China encourages mechanized agriculture with new measures

China has decided to boost mechanized farming and the upgrading of agricultural machinery, according to the State Council's executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 8:58:26

China's Chang'e-4 probe enters lunar orbit

China's Chang'e-4 probe decelerated and entered the lunar orbit Wednesday, completing a vital step on its way to make the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 6:57:55