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Six medical workers detained for “fake” organ donation in East China

Six medical workers in East China's Anhui Province were detained by the police on suspicion of insulting corpses after a local man found they faked an organ donation for his deceased mother.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 23:43:40

Removable floodwalls protect Chinese cities

Domestically-made metal floodwalls have helped Chinese cities resist floods caused by super Typhoon Lekima at half the price of foreign products.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 23:33:40

Netizens censure Amazon for selling 'offensive', 'disrespectful' Hong Kong T-shirts

US online retail giant Amazon has irritated many in China on Wednesday after some netizens revealed it was selling T-shirts with images and slogans supporting violent protests in Hong Kong and their secessionist movement, which many view as not only offensive but also in violation of China's sovereignty.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 23:23:40

Xi'an applies navigation satellite system in taxis for real-time pollution monitoring

Taxis in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province now play an important role in the monitoring and reporting of pollution as China's independently developed navigation satellite system has been installed in them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 22:03:09

Chinese journalists association denounces severe violence against reporter

The All-China Journalists Association Wednesday voiced strong indignation and condemnation over the besieging and assault of a mainland reporter by some mobsters at the Hong Kong International Airport Tuesday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/14 21:06:21

Hongkongers in Beijing concerned about their hometown, condemn radical protesters

Hongkongers in Beijing said rioters have "twisted mentality and behaviors"
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 19:09:26

Chinese netizens debate on women's 'freedom of dressing' in public

Chinese netizens fiercely debated on "freedom of dressing" for women following an incident in which a Chinese actress wore what seem deemed to be overexposed sun-tops in public.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 18:53:40

Condemnation pours in over brutal attack on GT reporter

Condemnation for violence poured in after Global Times reporter Fu Guohao was illegally seized and brutally assaulted by rioters at the Hong Kong International Airport around midnight Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 2:32:04

Chinese netizens debate on women's 'freedom of dressing' in public

Chinese netizens fiercely debated on "freedom of dressing" for women following an incident in which a Chinese actress wore what seem deemed to be overexposed sun-tops in public.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 4:39:47

Chinese Buddhist temples teach English for BRI

Chinese Buddhist temples held English classes to promote Chinese Buddhism culture to the world and serve the construction of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA).
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 22:53:40

Cities use matchmaking to attract talent

The local government of Ningde in East China's Fujian Province has started offering matchmaking services to attract and retain talent to help develop its energy industry.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 22:48:40

WeChat punishes 16,000 accounts involved in illegal merchandise promotion

China's major social media platform, WeChat, announced on Monday in a public notice that it has punished more than 16,000 accounts to a different extent in the past six months as well as shutting down more than 5,000 chat groups on suspicion of resale of illegal merchandise.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 20:53:40

A new daily record through the Shanghai Pudong International Airport

A new daily record of 143,300 trips was scripted by passengers entering or leaving China through the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on August 12, surpassing the previous record of 139,900 trips set on August 11. The airport attributed the increase in passengers to Typhoon Lekima, which resulted in a large scale flight cancellation and delays in the past weekend in Shanghai. (Photos: Wei Wenheng)
Source: Wei Wenheng | 2019/8/13 20:46:43

Refurbishments underway for the 2nd session of CIIE

Refurbishments underway for the 2nd session of the China International Import Expo as workers are busily expanding the venue at the National Convention and Exhibition Center . The current No.1 and No.2 pavilions will be rebuilt. The entire project is expected to be completed by the end of August. The pavilion-adding design will meet the increasing demand for the Expo. After completion, it will increase the exhibition area by at least 60,000 square meters. The National Convention and Exhibition Center will continue to be the largest exhibition complex in China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 20:32:10

Shanghai Disneyland using unfair food policy to boost profits: legal expert

Disneyland infringed on consumers' dignity and rights to privacy by searching their bags, said Qiu. "Searching bags for a security check is fine, because that is in the public interest, but it is unacceptable to search for food."
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 17:48:39

Riots to push HK into 'abyss'

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor warned Tuesday that Hong Kong has descended into a state of panic and that violence during protests would push the city into "the abyss of destruction."
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 15:03:39

Swarovski latest brand embroiled in wrong HK reference controversy

Austrian crystal maker Swarovski has become the latest international fashion company to get mired in controversy on Chinese social media after listing Hong Kong as a country on its website.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 14:42:19

Hong Kong airport resumes operations with over 200 flights still cancelled

The Hong Kong International Airport resumed operations on Tuesday, a day after all flights were cancelled due to a protest.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/13 12:56:24