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China inaugurates first private research-oriented university

China's first private research-oriented university Westlake University, which is backed by some of the country's biggest business tycoons, was officially inaugurated on Saturday morning in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, according to media reports.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/20 14:31:00

HK-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge to be officially open next week

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge is to be officially open to traffic at 9 a.m. on Oct. 24, said the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Authority.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/20 14:15:07

Great gawk appeal

A band from France performs and marches through Wuzhen, East China's Zhejiang Province on Friday during the sixth Wuzhen Theatre Festival. Organizers staged 29 plays from 17 countries and regions for the festival. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/10/19 22:43:40

Chinese farm in east Russia ships soybeans

The first shipment of soybeans grown by China's Dongjin Group in Russia's Far Eastern region was offloaded at a wharf in Fuyuan, China's Northeast Heilongjiang Province on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/19 22:18:43

Shanghai rolls out measures to ease customs process for CIIE

The Shanghai Customs have rolled out a spate of measures to ease the inspection process for people and exhibits related to the China International Import Expo (CIIE).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/19 11:04:38

Funeral of former senior legislator held in Beijing

The funeral of Ismail Amat, vice chairperson of the Standing Committee of the 10th National People's Congress, was held Thursday in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/19 2:47:19

Researchers find existence of prehistoric Tibet rainforest

The cold and dry Tibet Plateau in Southwest China used to be a warm and humid rainforest 40 million years ago, scientists from China, India and the UK recently discovered, saying that it offers critical evidence of the plateau's ancient environment.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 23:18:40

World's longest suspension bridge reaches milestone in Southwest China

Construction on the world's longest suspension bridge over a canyon being built in Southwest Yunnan Province passed a major milestone on Thursday with the capping of a 228-meter-tall tower, which at its peak stands almost half a kilometer above the Jinsha River.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 23:13:40

Xinjiang exports varied culture

Cultural products from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region are breaking the stereotype of how the world views the region, attracting European, American and Central Asian audiences.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 22:53:42

Expert urges online platforms to tighten livestreaming rules

Only a few Chinese social media celebrities have been exposed for publishing offensive words on China, and an expert said the platform should strengthen regulations on live streamers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 22:48:41

Sea expedition breaks world records

Chinese scientists broke multiple world records during a 54-day scientific expedition in the world's deepest sea trench and collected data for a sea trial of the country's first manned undersea vehicle.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 22:43:40

High-profile tax evasion muckraker opens noodle restaurant advocating 'true face'

Cui Yongyuan, an outspoken former TV host of China Central Television, who is best known for his recent exposé of the tax evasion case of Chinese top actress Fan Bingbing, has opened a noodle restaurant at the Communication University of China where he teaches, attracting a lot of fans.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/18 19:43:41

Int'l ceramic fair opens in China's porcelain capital

An international ceramic fair opened Thursday in the city of Jingdezhen, a world famous "ceramics capital," in east China's Jiangxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/18 17:12:41

Top political advisor stresses ethnic unity, religious harmony, social stability

China's top political advisor Wang Yang has called for continuous efforts to consolidate and develop ethnic unity, religious harmony and social stability, win the battle against poverty and improve people's livelihood.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/18 9:00:14

Chinese, NK law firms meet on trade rules

A Chinese law firm held a seminar with its North Korean peer on laws affecting special economic zones and foreign investments, a move a Chinese expert said is likely to aid North Korea's gradual opening up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 23:03:41

Interfaith harmony is mainstream in Xinjiang: comment

A Chinese Communist Party (CPC) journal recently said that believing in only one religion undermines the social stability of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 23:03:41

Buddhism encouraged to serve BRI

Tibetan Buddhist monks and scholars began a two-day symposium in Northwest China's Qinghai Province on Tuesday to discuss how Buddhism could better serve China's Belt and Road initiative and resist separatism.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 23:03:40

Poverty alleviation expanding overseas with Belt and Road initiative: charity head

China's poverty alleviation efforts have expanded overseas under the Belt and Road initiative, with long-term aid programs established in Southeast Asia and Africa, said a leader of an official Chinese charitable organization on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 22:58:40