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China unveils guideline to win battle against pollution

China has unveiled a guideline to comprehensively enhance ecological and environmental protection and win the battle against pollution of air, water and soil.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/25 6:06:12

Iceland welcomes Chinese soccer fans: ambassador

Iceland's surprising soccer team is spurring more Chinese to consider visiting the country and Icelandic Ambassador to China Gunnar Snorri Gunnarsson says his country is more than willing to accommodate them.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 22:13:40

Woman attempts suicide after family harassed over dog's death

A woman attempted suicide after her family endured days of death threats from netizens over her husband's killing of a neighbor's dog that bit their toddler, once again triggering public backlash toward extreme dog lovers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 21:58:39

Ten sentenced to death for drug manufacturing, distribution in Guangdong

Ten drug dealers were sentenced to death and received immediate executions in South China's Guangdong Province before the UN's International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on June 26, a local court announced on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 21:33:40

Chinese villagers surrender 5,000 coffins in controversial funeral reform

Villagers in East China's Jiangxi Province turned over more than 5,000 coffins in a controversial campaign to dissuade locals from traditional burials and promote cremation, news site thepaper.cn reported on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 19:22:49

Soccer fans question whether inviting pop stars to World Cup broadcasts overly commercializes the game

British pop king Robbie William's hit "Let Me Entertain You" kicked off the FIFA World Cup in Russia. However, thousands of miles away, it is China that seems to be making it more entertaining, albeit in a recklessly commercialized way.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 19:18:39

Chinese police arrest six for drug trafficking

Police in southwest China's Yunnan Province apprehended six suspects for drug trafficking and seized 82 kilograms of drugs.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/24 18:47:57

Japanese experts applaud China's achievements since reform and opening-up

China's achievements since its reform and opening-up are remarkable and will be remembered forever in human history, said Masahiro Kohara, professor at the University of Tokyo and former Japanese Consul-General in Shanghai.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/24 18:45:43

Chinese customs seize fake Nike shoes

Customs in southwest China's Yunnan Province have seized more than 400 pairs of fake Nike shoes.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/24 13:04:21

China's top legislature defines coastguard powers

China's top legislature has defined the country's coastguard powers, after the unit was placed under oversight of the armed police.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/24 9:58:30

150-mln-yr-old turtle fossil discovered in China

A turtle fossil dating back 150 million years to the Jurassic Period has been found in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 17:12:59

Overseas enterprises eye military-civil dual-purpose technology cooperation with China

The 9th China International Exhibition of Military and Civil Technologies kicked off Thursday in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, drawing more than 200 delegations from China and abroad.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 9:29:21

Survival rate of liver transplant recipients rises in China

The five-year survival rate of liver transplant recipients in China rose from around 59 percent in 2014 to 71 percent in 2017, according to a press conference by the National Health Commission here on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 9:23:14

China's Su Bingtian moving closer to men's 100m world record

Chinese sprinter Su Bingtian has moved 0.08 seconds closer to the men's 100 meters world record held by Jamaican legend Usain Bolt after he leveled the Asian record of 9.91 seconds at the 2018 IAAF World Challenge Meeting in Madrid on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/23 9:00:13

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