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North Korean cosmetics firm gains attention from Kim's factory visit

A Korean cosmetics brand came under the spotlight after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's visit to the Sinuiju Cosmetics Factory near the China-North Korea border, and experts said that the North Korea's cosmetics industry may gain a lot from China once the country opens up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 22:40:50

ZTE denies rumors of buyout by telecom giant

China's ZTE Corp denied on Monday a possible buyout by another telecommunication manufacturer, but industry insiders warned that uncertainty remains even after the company's restructuring.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 23:03:39

Government acts to cool veteran discontent through reemployment

A national work placement exchange meeting concerning the reemployment and welfare of veterans took place on Saturday, with experts calling for an expenditure increase for the group.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 22:53:40

China to develop rockets capable carrying 140-ton payloads: expert

China is aiming to develop a new series of small, medium, large and heavy-lift Long March carrier rockets by 2030 to meet the demands of its space operations, an expert said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/2 22:28:39

Netizens slam firm for inviting ex-drug user Taiwan celeb

Netizens strongly criticized over the weekend a decision by skin care company NARS Cosmetics to invite a Taiwanese celebrity detained in Beijing in 2014 for taking drugs to a promotion, despite an apology.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 22:13:41

Shanghai vows greater police presence after killing of two students

East China's Shanghai Municipality vowed to increase police presence after a man killed two primary school students on Thursday, with citizens expressing confidence in the city's security.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 22:13:40

Beijing to upgrade 300 public hutong toilets by end of 2018

Beijing plans to upgrade 300 hutong public toilets in back streets and alleyways within the year, equipping them with air conditioners and odor filters.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 22:13:40

China to charge urban dwellers garbage processing fees by end of 2020

All Chinese cities and townships will begin charging fees for garbage processing services to promote green development, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/2 18:13:39

Universities rush to open departments of Artificial Intelligence

China's booming artificial intelligence (AI) industry has resulted in a growing demand for talent. To build a strong AI talent pool, China is now fostering AI education in universities by improving the curriculum and promoting interdisciplinary research.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/2 18:08:39

Yinchuan strengthens protection, restoration of wetland

Aerial photo taken on June 10, 2017 shows a river system in Helan County of Yinchuan, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Yinchuan strengthened protection and restoration of wetland in recent years. So far, the city has 53,000 hectares of wetland.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/2 13:59:53

Conference held to better protect veterans' rights, interests

A conference on veteran affairs was held Saturday and Sunday in Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebei Province, calling for better protection of veterans' legal rights and interests via improved policies and measures.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/2 10:19:45

Feature: AI education booming as China cultivates talent

China's booming artificial intelligence industry has resulted in a growing demand for talent. To build a strong AI talent pool, China is now fostering AI education in universities by improving the curriculum and promoting interdisciplinary research.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/2 10:08:33

China introduces millimeter wave tech into airports security checks

China has officially introduced a human imaging device with millimeter wave technology into its airports security checks, according to civil aviation authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/2 9:59:17

Chinese railways to see 647 mln passenger trips in summer

China's railway network is expected to see 647 million passenger trips in this year's "summer transport" from Sunday to the end of August, according to the China Railway Corporation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/2 7:59:50

Wide-ranging celebrations for CPC's 97th birthday show growing public support to Party: expert

A video of the oath of allegiance to the Communist Party of China (CPC) is being widely circulated on Chinese social media, and is one of many commemorative activities held in China to celebrate the 97th anniversary of the founding of the CPC on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 22:43:39

3rd-generation nuclear reactors start test run

Two third-generation nuclear reactors began generating power last week in China, with experts saying it signals that China's nuclear power industry has overcome a number of technical difficulties.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 22:42:28

Greater confidence in Hong Kong: chief executive

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said Sunday that she has "even greater confidence in Hong Kong" one year after she and the current-term HKSAR government were sworn in.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/1 22:38:40

Livestreaming ideological courses allow Party to reach greater, younger audience

China is offering online livestreaming ideological and political courses to the public in an effort to reach larger and younger audience.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 22:03:39