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County and international NGOs collaborate to save major bird migration pit-stop

Every year, hundreds of thousands of birds traveling between East Asia and the Southern Hemisphere take a break from their journey in the Nanpu wetlands in North China's Hebei Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/18 17:53:39

Chinese-born US forensic scientist in hunt for missing Chinese student

A Chinese-born American forensic scientist has reportedly been drafted in to help with the hunt for a missing Chinese research student.
Source: China Plus | 2017/6/18 16:31:58

20 injured as Chinese flight hits turbulence in SW China

At least 20 people on a China Eastern Airlines flight were injured after it hit turbulence Sunday morning before arriving at Kunming in southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/18 15:34:01

China punishes drivers for not giving way to pedestrians

China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS) has urged police nationwide to strengthen checks and punishment on the motorists who do not give way to pedestrians.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/18 7:53:08

Mount Jiuhua Buddha College in E China

Monks attend class at Mount Jiuhua Buddha College, east China's Anhui Province, June 15, 2017. Mount Jiuhua Buddha College was founded in 1990.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/17 18:06:37

New airport planned in Xinjiang

A regional airport will soon be built in Yutian, a remote county in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, authorities said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/17 14:27:52

Temperatures on Xinjiang's Flaming Mountain hit 70 degrees Celsius

The temperature in the Flaming Mountain scenic area of Turpan, a basin in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, hit 70 degrees Celsius on June 15, China News reported. Extreme high temperatures were projected to affect wide swaths of Xinjiang on June 16, and the local meteorological observatory issued a red high-temperature alert. However, local traffic police still performed their duty, remaining on their feet for four hours despite the high temperatures.
Source: Chinanews.com | 2017/6/17 9:21:08

China issues guideline on better care for senior citizens

China's central government Friday issued a guideline to better serve the country's senior citizens.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/17 7:34:52

Schools urged to enhance safety checks, controls

China's Ministry of Education Friday issued an urgent circular asking for enhanced safety checks and controls on campus surroundings after eight people were killed and 65 injured in a tragic explosion that happened on Thursday near a kindergarten in East China's Jiangsu Province.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2017/6/17 0:13:39

Innovative sun hats

Girls wear sun hats featuring umbrella at Tiananmen Square in downtown Beijing on Friday when the highest temperature of the day reached 37 C in the capital city. China’s meteorological authority maintained its yellow alert Friday, as a heat wave is expected to sweep across many regions of the country. Temperatures are expected to rise above 35 C in Tianjin as well as parts of Hebei, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning and Shandong, the National Meteorological Center said. Some areas will see temperatures reach between 37 and 40 C, it added.
Source: CFP | 2017/6/17 0:08:39

3D transformation

A woman passes by a 3D relief of a man pulling a cart full of goods in Wuxi, East China’s Jiangsu Province, on Friday. The relief is part of a 100-meter 3D relief wall on the Qinxue Road, Wuxi, which is aimed at restoring the old look of the city.
Source: CFP | 2017/6/16 23:53:39

Disney Resort in China celebrates first anniversary

The Shanghai Disney Resort hosted special activities on Friday to mark its first anniversary, inviting guests and performers from home and abroad to commemorate the occasion.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/16 23:48:39

Shanghai issues first 10 new ‘green cards’ for foreigners

China Friday issued the country's first 10 new version of identity cards to foreigners living in Shanghai amid existing complaints about low usability and acceptance of previous ones.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/16 23:43:39

Inspection reveals weakening Party leadership, corruption risks in universities

Discipline inspectors sent by central authorities have found problems such as weakened Party leadership and corruption risks in some Chinese universities.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 22:56:36

Chinese NGOs hold sideline meeting on human rights, poverty reduction in Geneva

A group of Chinese non-governmental organizations (NGOs) Friday held a sideline meeting during the 35th session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council here themed "Promotion of Human Rights: Role of Poverty Eradication."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 22:56:18

China to select 10,000 volunteer teachers to Xinjiang, Tibet

China will dispatch 10,000 teachers to Xinjiang and Tibet autonomous regions to support local education.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 16:48:40

China orders safety checks around campus after deadly blast

The Ministry of Education Friday issued an urgent circular asking for enhanced safety checks and controls on campus surroundings.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 16:48:18

China issues plan to improve TCM development

China is to improve the role of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in prevention and treatment of major diseases.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 16:47:56