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97% of Chinese would reject receiving refugees: online poll

An overwhelming majority of Chinese netizens said they are against the idea of China taking refugees from other countries, saying the US, who incited wars and turmoil that caused the issue, should take the leading role and stop being a "quitter."
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 21:58:40

Tibet's new revolution: world's highest region to have cleanest toilets

The Tibet Autonomous Region has implemented a "toilet revolution" in 220 newly-built toilets after the Potala Palace led the trend.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 21:38:40

China develops super railway with test speed of 1,500 kph

China is developing a super high-speed rail system that could reach speeds of up to 1,500 kilometers an hour, a move China is making to compete with Elon Musk's Hyperloop, an expert said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 21:33:42

China's first well-off generation challenges consumerism stereotype by saving more

China's Generation Z is challenging conventional buying and spending norms by being careful in their choice of products and avoiding wasteful expenditure, much against the belief that teens tend to splurge, a survey has revealed.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 20:38:41

City management officer suspended for whipping fruit vendor on street

An urban management officer, chengguan, in Taiyuan, North China's Shanxi Province, was suspended after beating up a middle-aged fruit vendor in the street with a whip-like tool on Tuesday, news site thepaper.cn reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 20:38:41

China to implement three-year action plan for cleaner air

China will begin to implement a three-year action plan for cleaner air later this year, an environmental official said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 17:29:41

China builds world's 4th largest cosmic rays observatory

Construction has begun on a large, high-altitude cosmic rays observatory in the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday, which is expected to become the world's fourth biggest research institute in the field.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 16:23:39

Panda to be returned to hometown after alleged abuse by zookeeper

Netizens are lashing out at a zoo in Wuhan after they found a giant panda had been mistreated by a zookeeper.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/20 14:38:39

Murdered Chinese student's family, U.S. university feel let down by killer's sentence

The Arizona State University (ASU) said Monday that it shares concerns with the family of Jiang Yue, a Chinese ASU exchange student who was fatally shot by an American woman after a rear-end crash in Arizona two years ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 14:18:41

Electric cruise vessel to be introduced on Yangtze River

The first electric cruise vessel for sightseeing along the Yangtze, China's longest river, will begin operation before the end of the year, according to the developer China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/20 13:37:39

Entrepreneurs predict China could catch up with US in investment, innovation

China might catch up with the US, which has the lead so far in venture capital investment, entrepreneurs attending a forum in Beijing said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 22:53:40

Great Wall facelift stirs controversy

A local authority on Tuesday denied online reports about misconducted renovation of a Great Wall heritage site by using archaized bricks in Datong, North China's Shanxi Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 22:03:40

New motor to be used for classified weaponry

China has produced a new type of electric motor that would meet the heavy demand from China's latest electromagnetic weapon system, which may involve electromagnetic railgun and ballistic missile technologies, said an expert.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 22:03:40

Aircraft carrier execs probed for alleged graft

Two senior officials at China's State-owned aircraft carrier-manufacturing firm have come under investigation by the country's top anti-graft agency within the past three years, with Chinese observers hailing that such moves effectively help clear up hidden dangers during a period of key naval upgrades and safeguard national interests.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 22:03:39

Tibet villagers move out of reserve for wild animals

More than a thousand Tibetan residents moved out of a nature reserve area to "give the place back" to wild animals in northern Tibet, which experts say will also improve their own quality of life.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 19:48:39

231,564 journalists in China, online content safe and orderly: report

China had 231,564 press-card holding journalists at the end of 2017, according to a report released by the All-China Journalists Association (ACJA) Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/19 19:43:40

Scientists reveal panda's long-lost lineage after extracting DNA from ancient skull

Chinese scientists revealed long-lost panda lineage by extracting DNA from a 22,000-year-old skull, and this discovery may help unearth the species' evolution.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 19:43:40

College scraps Islam lecture of speaker who slams religious policies

Jinan University in Guangzhou cancelled a lecture on Islam amid criticism that the US-based speaker allegedly criticized China's religious policy and promoted separatism.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 19:43:40