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China speeds up research on combustible ice in S.China Sea

China has launched all-out research efforts into industrial production of combustible ice, a potential game-changer in the fossil fuel industry already identified as occurring naturally in the East and South China seas.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 23:23:39

Bank to help fund poverty alleviation in panda park

The Sichuan branch of Bank of China plans to offer a loan of at least 10 billion yuan ($1.57 billion) to help poor people living in areas to be included in a planned national park for giant pandas.
Source: Global Times-Xinhua | 2018/3/7 23:13:39

Personal data rights key to managing big data

Top Chinese political advisers urged Wednesday a law to regulate collecting, using and trading personal data to secure people's legal rights in a proposal on big data management which was submitted at the ongoing two sessions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 22:53:39

China eyes development of liquid hydrocarbon-powered reusable launch vehicles

China is developing a reusable launch vehicle fueled by liquid hydrocarbon which will greatly reduce the cost of launching rockets, aerospace experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 20:43:40

Local govt debt risks manageable

China will fend off systematic risks to the economy with a proactive fiscal policy that will remain the same as last year but target a lower deficit-to-GDP ratio, China's finance minister said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 20:13:39

Outcry over insult of Nanjing Massacre victims prompts call for harsher penalties

A man who allegedly cursed and insulted victims of the Nanjing Massacre made a public confession on social media on Tuesday, saying that his "stupid views" had pushed him to oppose his country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 17:08:39

China to launch toughest crackdown yet on illegally imported waste

China will launch a special campaign against illegally imported waste in 2018, which experts believe will be harsher than last year's as the country boosts efforts to drive green growth.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 17:03:39

Stone inscriptions reappear in Yangtze river bottom

A series of ancient stone inscriptions have reappeared at the bottom of a section of the Yangtze River.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/7 13:30:01

Aerial view of Xixi National Wetland Park

Aerial photo taken on March 6, 2018 shows the blooming plum blossoms at Xixi National Wetland Park in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/7 10:04:35

Cherry blossoms at Yuantongshan Park in SW China's Yunnan

This photo taken on March 6, 2018 shows cherry blossoms at Yuantongshan Park in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province. The cultivation of cherry blossoms in Kunming can be traced back to as early as the 13th century. Nowadays, the cherry blossoms at Kunming's Yuantongshan Park are a popular spring attraction for locals and tourists alike.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/7 10:02:07

Doctor renews call for brain death to be called legally dead

A Chinese national political adviser has suggested that the country recognize brain death as legally dead, while lawyers called for cautious discussions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 23:23:40

South China Sea marine park proposed

A national park in the South China Sea is needed to better preserve the marine ecology in the region, deputies from China's top legislature said Tuesday on the sidelines of the annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC).
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 23:18:39

More Oscar-nominated movies being distributed to Chinese movie audiences

More Oscar-nominated movies are finally hitting theaters in China, empowering domestic audiences to feel a closer connection with the world's top global film contest.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 23:13:39

China prosecutes more than 80,000 for crimes against minors

More than 80,000 people were charged from 2016 to November 2017 with child abuse, rape and trafficking, according to China's top procuratorate.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/6 22:38:39

China to invest $1.6 billion in panda national park

China plans to invest at least 10 billion yuan ($1.58 billion) in five years to build a Giant Panda National Park to help the endangered animals mingle and enrich their gene pool.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 19:58:39

China prosecutes more than 80,000 for crimes against minors

More than 80,000 people were prosecuted from the beginning of 2016 to November 2017 on charges such as child abuse, rape and trafficking, according to China's top procuratorate.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/6 18:56:21

Islamic group hails Ningxia's progress on Muslim rights

The spokesman of the Islamic Association of China (IAC) on Tuesday hailed local efforts to promote ethnic unity and religious freedom in Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, a region that has one-fifth of China's Hui ethnic groups.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 17:28:39

China issues new standard conditions for PV manufacturing industry

China has issued new standards for photovoltaic (PV) manufacturers.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/6 17:26:01