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5 employees of firms linked to fugitive tycoon plead guilty to 'misappropriate behavior' in Dalian court

Five employees of two companies linked to fugitive Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui pleaded guilty and confessed to misappropriate behavior or duty encroachment on Friday in a district court in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/11 14:10:58

Temporary settlements established in quake-hit Sichuan

Rescuers set up tents for local Tibetan villagers as temporary settlements in Shuzheng Tibetan Village of quake-hit Jiuzhaigou, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Aug. 10, 2017. Temporary settlements were established in Tibetan villages of Jiuzhaigou after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Jiuzhaigou County on Tuesday. Relief supplies have been provided to aid quake-affected people.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 9:49:56

Medical treatment service provided in quake-hit Jiuzhaigou

Injured people are transferred to a helicopter in Jiuzhaigou County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Aug. 10, 2017. Medical treatment service is provided to aid the affected people after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Jiuzhaigou County in Sichuan Province on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 9:46:47

Workers harvest crude salt in NW China

A worker harvests crude salt at Yanchi Village of Gaotai County in Zhangye City, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 10, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 9:35:48

36 dead, 13 injured in NW China road accident

At least 36 people were killed and 13 others injured in an expressway accident in northwest China's Shaanxi Province Thursday night, authorities said Friday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 8:24:30

Over 70,000 evacuated from Sichuan quake zone

More than 70,000 people were evacuated after a strong earthquake left them stranded in southwest China's Sichuan Province, said the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/11 7:27:13

MEP urges monitoring of nuclear facilities after Sichuan earthquake

China's Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) has asked local nuclear and radiation safety monitoring stations in Southwest China's Sichuan Province to closely monitor the situation and avoid a secondary disaster caused by an impact on the local nuclear facilities, after a strong earthquake hit Jiuzhaigou county in Sichuan.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/8/10 21:38:40

Making Jiuzhaigou safe

A rescuer disinfects an area affected by an earthquake in Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan Province on Thursday. At least 20 people have died in the 7.0-magnitude quake that struck Tuesday night. Photo: Cui Meng/GT
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 23:48:40

China sends first hack-proof code from space

Chinese scientists have sent a hack-proof code from a satellite to the Earth, becoming the first in the world to realize quantum key distribution (QKD) from space to the ground.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 23:43:39

VOA denies Guo statement reflects US govt views: HNA

A US news outlet which interviewed fugitive Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui said that Guo's statement does not represent the views of the US government in a letter sent to Hainan Airlines (HNA), the airline told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 22:58:40

Panda-shaped solar station opens, to provide 3.2 billion kWh of ‘clean’ power in 25 years

The world's first panda-shaped solar station in Datong, North China's Shanxi Province, was officially put into operation on Thursday after a two-month dry run.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 22:58:39

China allocates 180 mln yuan for post-quake relief

The central government has allocated 180 million yuan (27.1 million US dollars) for relief work after two major earthquakes hit northwest and southwest China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/10 22:15:54

Mass reading

About 200 children from Huaxian in Central China’s Henan Province read aloud at a stadium on Thursday. The event was part of efforts to get more people to read books.
Source: IC | 2017/8/10 21:41:39

Manufacturers develop technology to detect drones, prevent illegal flying

Chinese manufactures have developed technologies to detect and regulate illegal drone flying, said drone experts, adding that the technologies should be fully used by regulators to ensure the safety of civil aviation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 21:38:39

Construction near peafowl habitat halted

The local government of Shuangbai county, Southwest China's Yunnan Province has decided to stop all the construction near the country's last remaining green peafowl habitat after three environmental NGOs lodged a strong protest against the construction of local hydropower stations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 21:38:39

No major building collapses in quake epicenter town

No major collapses or extensive damage to buildings has occurred in Zhangzha, the town at the epicenter of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit southwest China's Sichuan Province Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/10 20:38:24

Military representative returns to family life

The Chinese Ministry of National Defense has approved the resignation of Yang Yujun, director of the ministry's news bureau, and has appointed the bureau's deputy director Wu Qian as his replacement, the ministry announced on its website Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 19:08:40

Chinese tourist agencies to stop promoting elephant shows, rides

Three major Chinese travel agencies have pledged to stop offering elephant rides and shows over animal welfare concerns, a first in China according to one organization.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 19:08:39