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Researchers to study effects of reversible control contraceptives on monkeys

Chinese researchers who had developed the reversible controlling male birth method to block sperms, after verifying the method's effectiveness on mice, announced on Monday their plan to move on to experiments on monkeys before clinical trials on humans in about two years.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 18:33:39

China makes sound progress in protecting Yangtze environment: minister

China has made sound progress in addressing the prominent problems over environmental protection along the Yangtze River Economic Belt, the country's Ecology and Environment Minister Li Ganjie said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/11 18:11:04

China to scale up malformations aid

The National Health Commission said Monday that financial aid will be provided to more children and minors with congenital malformations this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/11 17:50:30

Law on minors to be revised with focus on juvenile delinquent education

Minor crimes are understandable but should not be condoned, juvenile protection expert Shen Deyong told the Beijing Youth Daily on Monday, as China's Law on the Protection of Minors prepares to see major amendments.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 17:43:40

Village uses short video apps to pull itself out of poverty

When people think of poverty alleviation efforts, the words farming, animal husbandry, or migrant workers will probably come to mind. Now, a post-1980s village official has come up with a modern way to help fight poverty by exploiting online resources.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 17:33:39

China earmarks 32.2 bln yuan for nutritious meals

A total of 32.2 billion yuan (4.79 billion US dollars) worth of subsidies went to the nationwide nutrition improvement program in 2018, benefiting 37 million rural students, said a report by China Education Daily on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/11 15:18:07

China orders its airlines to suspend use of Boeing 737-8 planes

China's civil aviation regulator Monday ordered domestic airlines to suspend commercial operations of all Boeing 737-8 airplanes by 6 p.m. local time after a crash of one of the planes in Ethiopia.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/11 15:15:55

Official vows stricter research standards to restrict illegal behavior after the gene-edited babies scandal

China's top science official on Monday vowed to formulate more regulations on scientific ethics and curb illegal conducts for personal fame and interests in the wake of scientist He Jiankui's gene-edited babies scandal last year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 15:03:39

China's new manned submersible completes expedition mission

China's science ship Tansuo-1 loaded with the manned submersible Shenhai Yongshi (Deep Sea Warrior) returned to its home harbor in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, on Sunday, after finishing its first expedition in the Indian Ocean.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/11 13:44:39

China to punish makers, sellers of fake products "until bankruptcy"

China will substantially increase the cost for breaking the law in the crackdown on intellectual property right infringements and counterfeits, an official with the national market regulator said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/11 13:40:05

Hong Kong deputy

Hong Kong millionaire Kenneth Fok Kai-kong, Henry Fok Ying-tung's grandson and a deputy to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), attends a press conference on Sunday in Beijing about how CPPCC members perfom their duties in the new era
Source: VCG | 2019/3/10 22:53:40

Lakeside attraction

Staff members of Beihai Park in Beijing prepare the boats in the lake for tourists on Sunday.
Source: VCG | 2019/3/10 22:43:41

Guild warns of cancer risks of chewing betel nut

A notification, published by the Hunan Betel Food Industry Association, urged betel nuts companies in the province to stop advertising on all media platforms before March 15 amid concerns over oral cancer risks caused by long-term chewing of the food.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/10 22:43:41

CPPCC member urges improved cyber security given Huawei's accusation of US government hacking its servers

A member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and founder of the Antiy Labs suggested at the two sessions that government departments and enterprises should enhance their defensive capabilities after Huawei revealed recently that the US government had attacked the company's servers and stolen its emails as well as source code.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/10 21:38:39

Ban on child news anchors proposed to protect minors from illegal content

A regulation banning minors from acting as news anchors on livestreaming platforms and protections on their use of the internet need to be issued, according to a proposal by the All-China Youth Federation (ACYF) during the two sessions, to protect minors from illegal content.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/10 21:18:39

Netizens, lawyers slam online used goods marketplace for selling secretly taken gynecological exam videos

Xianyu, an online marketplace of used goods, is in hot water after some netizens revealed gynecological exam and naked videos were sold on it, which violates people's privacy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/10 21:08:39

Frequent manned spacecraft possible in China around 2022

A deputy to the 13th National People's Congress and chief designer of the space program of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation said that China will realize frequent launch of manned spacecraft like flights after the country establishes its space station around 2022.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/10 20:58:40

Eight Chinese among 157 killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

The Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed on Sunday killed all 157 people on board,including eight Chinese citizens, the company said at a press conference.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/10 19:28:48