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Durex under fire for sexually suggestive marketing posts

Condom brand Durex, which has a high reputation among Chinese netizens for its witty posters that track trending topics, has come under fire for a marketing campaign on Friday that many netizens criticized as containing strong sexual suggestion.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 23:03:50

Foreign businessmen to join in discussion of state affairs

Foreign businesspeople in Yiwu, East China's Zhejiang Province, where China's largest international small commodity market is located, are to be appointed as "specially invited representatives" to a politics conciliation meeting of the city people's congress.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 22:53:39

Netizens debate school discipline after Guangdong clarifies teachers rights

Chinese netizens are debating the rights of teachers to chastise children after education authorities in South China's Guangdong Province released draft regulations that allow teachers to punish students who violate class discipline.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 22:48:39

China mulls tougher law on gene studies

In a latest move to tighten its regulation on studies of human genes and AI technologies, China is mulling formulating a special section in its overarching law governing legal disputes following the scandal over gene-edited babies and the AI face-stitching technology controversy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 22:18:39

BDS first launch in 2019

China sent a new satellite from its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space on Saturday night in its first BDS launch of 2019, which developers and experts say will improve services to high-latitude and Asia-Pacific regions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 22:08:40

College female morality talk sparks criticism

A Chinese university is in hot water after it invited a classical culture expert to give a "female morality lecture," in which the expert allegedly discriminated against women and poor people.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 22:03:39

Popular apps still provide pornographic info despite recent crackdown

Some Chinese social media platforms still allow prostitution services, offer pornographic information and have low restrictions for minor users after the nation's cyberspace authority shut down nine similar platforms last week.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 19:23:39

China mulls tightening regulation over drug production, sale

China is considering tightening regulation over the production and sale of drugs in revisions made to an amendment of the Drug Administration Law.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 19:12:10

Life's a ditch

A 4,000-meter ditch on a sheer cliff has been the lifeline for residents of a mountain village in Southwest China's Guizhou Province over the past half century.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 16:43:39

National anti-illegal publications week kicks off

The 2019 Green Bookmark Week opened on Saturday to push the nationwide campaign against illegal publications and online vulgar content.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 15:06:22

Videos, livestreaming become new learning tools among young Chinese

Learning from various kinds of online videos and livestreaming platforms have become a rising popular choice among Chinese young people.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 14:07:23

Survival rate for breast cancer rises in China

The five-year survival rate for Chinese breast cancer patients has reached 83.2 percent, up 7.3 percent over the past decade, according to the 2019 annual meeting on breast cancer held by the Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 14:06:43

China's LinkSpace successfully launches reusable rocket to a new height

China's private rocket company LinkSpace successfully launched a reusable rocket in east China's Shandong Province on Friday. The RLV-T5 rocket flew to a height of 40 meters and then safely landed, in 30 seconds.
Source: CGTN | 2019/4/21 11:26:26

Beijing to open first bicycle-only road

The Chinese capital will open its first bicycle-only road at the end of May, according to the Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 8:20:30

China aims marked cut in water usage by 2020

China aims to substantially reduce water consumption by 2020 to tackle a supply bottleneck that could undermine the environment and sustainable economic growth.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 17:47:39

Precision strikes against "Cantonese cancer"

Every year, about 5,000 people with potentially deadly nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) come to Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, the world's busiest medical facility treating NPC.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 17:42:39

China mulls regulating human gene, embryo-related studies in personality legislation

China is considering regulating studies related to human genes or embryos in the draft section of personality rights of the civil code, which was submitted to the top legislature for review Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 16:34:27

Tomb raiders sentenced in east China

A court in east China's Jiangxi Province has sentenced three men to two years and four months for tomb raiding.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 16:06:28