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China calls for bringing voluntary blood donation into social credit system

Chinese authorities call for bringing voluntary blood donation into the social credit system to establish an incentive mechanism network for individuals and units, and provide preferential treatment for blood donors using public facilities, said a circular issued by multiple Chinese departments including National Health Commission, chinanews.com reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 21:23:40

Tracking a Trafficker

A colored portrait of a secret child trafficker named "Meiyi" (Aunt Mei) went viral recently on various social media platforms in China with a post calling for people to repost so that the suspect can be arrested as soon as possible to protect more families from harm.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 21:18:40

Chinese scientists create 'cultured pork'

Scientists from Nanjing Agricultural University claimed they had created China's first piece of cultured pork made of stem cells from the muscle tissue of pigs, a milestone in the industry.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 21:03:40

FedEx unable to repair Huawei damage after flying giant panda back to China

Chinese netizens' misgivings over FedEx have not eased despite the US delivery giant's participation in the return of a giant panda to China, which netizens deemed only as FedEx's failed attempt to repair its reputation after they erroneously sent some of Chinese tech giant Huawei's packages.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 20:33:40

Chinese scientific researchers gain more global recognition

Chinese scientists and social scientists exceeded those from the UK in terms of citations, coming second in the list of 2019 Highly Cited Researchers following the US, which Chinese researchers said is a result of the country's decades of heavy investment in scientific research.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 20:23:40

Removal of TCM schools from list won't affect students' licenses: MOE

Graduates from the eight universities of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) will not be affected by the removal from the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS) and will always be qualified for licensing tests, the Ministry of Education said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 19:18:40

Toilet revolution offers comfort, convenience for central China citizens

Convenience stores, free wifi access and mobile phone charging stations -- all these services are available in the upgraded public toilets in Zhuzhou City, central China's Hunan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/20 17:26:02

Riots damage Hong Kong's cultural status

The postponement of popular Taiwan singer Jay Chou's concert in Hong Kong for safety reasons has triggered public concern that the city's robust cultural environment would be damaged as the city has suffered months of riots and violence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 22:08:40

Growth of Chinese students in the US dips to 1.7 percent: IIE

Though Chinese students remain the biggest source of international students in the US, the growth of the amount declined to the lowest number of 1.7 percent in the year of 2018/2019, according to a newly released report by the Institute of International Education (IIE) on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 21:15:30

Lippi attracts support, ire from Chinese soccer fans

His supporters said he did his best, his critics slammed him for passing the buck - feelings are mixed after Marcelo Lippi, who quit as manager of China's men's national soccer team for the second time in a year, told Italian media that he resigned because "I don't like to make a lot of money if I don't deserve it."
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 20:31:20

Successful satellite tests to allow 'Hongyun speed' by 2020

The demonstration system for China's Hongyun Project, a low-orbit broadband communication satellite system, will become operational at the beginning of 2020, making substantial progress toward the eventual goal of providing internet connectivity to users around the world, developers told the Global Times on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 19:43:40

Suspect calls procurator his 'protective umbrella' in court

Authorities of Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality announced on Tuesday that they had launched an investigation into a case where a suspect identified a local procurator as his “protective umbrella” in court.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 19:38:40

Family and school critical factors in preventing campus bullying: survey

A recent survey shows that schools and families are playing critical roles in preventing school bullying, chinanews.com reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 19:33:40

Xinjiang delegation visits Qatar, sharing counter-terrorism experience

A cultural group from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region paid a visit to Qatar on Sunday and Monday, introducing Xinjiang's efforts on counter-terrorism and improving residents' livelihood, xinhuanet.com reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 17:43:40

Seducing minors to use stimulants could lead to 7 years in prison: Supreme People's Court

People organizing, seducing or forcing minors and disabled people into using stimulants in sports could be sentenced to seven years in prison, according to a judicial interpretation released by China's Supreme People's Court on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 16:24:26

Lizards living 100 million years ago dined on crayfish

A research team led by Chinese scientists on Monday announced they had found a rare fossil of a reptile that lived 100 million years ago that shows undigested food in its gut, shedding light on how small and medium-sized reptiles preyed on other animals.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 8:31:33

Chinese premier urges efforts to push water diversion project

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday called for more efforts to push the south-to-north water diversion project and other major water conservancy projects.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 8:19:40

15 killed in north China coal mine blast

Fifteen people were killed and nine others injured in a coal mine gas explosion in north China's Shanxi Province, local authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 7:36:32