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China invites world scientists to explore asteroid, comet together

China on Thursday unveiled its plan to explore an asteroid and a comet, inviting scientists around the world to participate in the program.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 13:53:28

Xi delivers resolve, confidence at "critical stage" of poverty alleviation

Eliminating absolute poverty in China has been an aspiration of the Communist Party of China (CPC) throughout its 98-year history and a goal for the 70-year-old People's Republic of China and the 40 years of reform and opening-up.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 9:31:20

Taiwan quake

Police officers cordon off a street in which buildings are said to be partially sloped following an earthquake in Taipei of Taiwan island, on Thursday.
Source: IC | 2019/4/19 0:23:39

Chinese govt to shorten negative list

The views of foreign investors will be given consideration on how China revises its negative list for investments, but China will pace its opening up process, Chinese analysts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/19 0:18:39

China unveils colossal Mars imitation base camp in Gobi desert

China unveiled a colossal Mars survival simulation base camp on Wednesday in the Gobi desert of Jinchang, Northwest China's Gansu Province. According to a project employee, the simulation camp will become an astronaut training facility in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 23:23:40

Chinese runners to Boston marathon event punished for forging results

The Chinese Athletic Association (CAA) gave three Chinese athletes a life-time ban, after their violation of the 2019 Boston Marathon regulations, saying the incident has badly influenced Chinese society and the three have refused to communicate.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 23:18:40

College students targeted by foreign intelligence workers

The Public Security Department in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province, has detected foreign spies who defrauded Chinese college students to steal China's military secrets.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 23:13:41

National security authorities warn Chinese to be alert to foreign spies

China's national security authorities announced three cases of cyber attacks from foreign spies to steal China's intelligence information, and reminded Chinese citizens to enhance their awareness of safeguarding cyber security.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 23:03:40

26 people arrested for selling fake aspirin

Chinese authorities recently busted a gang accused of selling more than 10 million yuan ($1.49 million) of counterfeited drugs, including the commonly used pain-killer, to 21 provinces and municipalities including Beijing and Tianjin.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 22:58:40

Helmet safety concerns for Chinese front-line workers

A construction worker has deleted videos showing how his helmet was easily broken by that of construction site leadership. He had posted these on the Chinese short video platform Kuaishou, and removed them after they sparked huge concerns for the safety of Chinese workers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 22:43:40

Mountain fire put out in northeast China

A mountain fire that broke out in northeast China's Liaoning Province was basically put out at 6 a.m. Thursday, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 22:40:53

Netizens question crude demolishment of local earth temples

Chinese netizens continue to criticize local authorities in East China's Jiangsu Province over their policy of demolishing temples which worship local gods. This is despite the authorities' explanation that the temples were illegal and affecting the daily life of local residents.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 22:38:40

Army university revokes ex-senior military official's doctorate for alleged plagiarism

A military university revoked the doctorate of a former director of the army disease control and prevention institute for alleged plagiarism, amid the country's tightening crackdown on academic misconduct.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 21:18:40

Extended May Day holiday to see "tourism craze": Ctrip

China's extended May Day holiday this year will see another "tourism craze" with an estimated total of 160 million trips, the country's biggest online travel agency Ctrip said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 20:51:40

Teenager kills self in front of mother for being scolded over school brawl 

A 17-year-old boy jumped off a viaduct in front of his mother and died Wednesday night in Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 20:38:40

China increases preschool education spending

The Chinese central government has increased financial input for preschool education from 15 billion yuan ($2.2 billion) in 2018 to 16.85 billion yuan in 2019, the Ministry of Education said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 20:12:04

6.7-magnitude quake hits Taiwan: CENC

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake jolted a sea area near Hualien county, Taiwan, at 1:01 p.m. Thursday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 13:44:28

Exploring Mars

A guide wearing a spacesuit puts on her helmet at “Mars Base 1”, a C-Space Project, in the Gobi desert, some 40 kilometres from Jinchang in northwest China's Gansu Province. Situated in the midst of barren hills, “Mars Base 1” opened to public on Wednesday this year with the aim of exposing teens – and soon tourists – to what life could be like on the planet Mars. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2019/4/18 1:08:39