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V signs in photos can reveal personal data

Flicking a V sign hand gesture in photos could give away personal data information via fingerprints, according to Chinese internet security experts, prompting anxiety among Chinese netizens.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 19:53:40

Xi goes to central China on inspection tour

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, went on an inspection tour in central China's Henan Province Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/16 19:46:48

Calvin Klein sparks controversy as employee wears black mask in apparent support of HK rioters

US clothier Calvin Klein is again in trouble on Chinese social media after posts showing one of its employees wearing a black mask during work hours in apparent support of Hong Kong rioters went viral over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 19:23:40

China sees 105m tourists during Mid-Autumn Festival

A total of 105 million Chinese tourists traveled around the country during this year's three-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday which started Friday, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/16 12:33:36

Shanghai home to over 700 regional headquarters of multinational corporations

A total of 701 multinational corporations have established regional headquarters in Shanghai by the end of August, according to the municipal commission of commerce.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/16 14:19:39

Xi underlines security, openness in cyberspace

President Xi Jinping has highlighted a safe and manageable cyberspace and an open and innovative one.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/16 14:00:29

Facebook blocks HK media account

Facebook faced outrage in China over the weekend for suspending a Hong Kong media account and Hong Kong police's anti-violence WhatsApp hotlines, as the Chinese public slammed it for falling victim to US bullying and double standards, and for becoming an "accomplice" of Hong Kong rioters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/15 22:51:24

Pipes are calling

Bagpipers march down Nanjing Road on Sunday as part of activities for the 30th Shanghai Tourism Festival. This year's festival kicked off on Saturday evening with a parade and will end on October 6. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/9/15 23:33:39

Sand cays record ancient cyclones: experts

Researchers have discovered that sand cays in the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea accurately recorded paleocyclones, or cyclones, in ancient times, according to a recent study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/9/15 23:18:39

Lawmaker claims Hong Kong rioters set office on fire

Hong Kong lawmaker Junius Ho Kwan-yiu on Saturday night said on Facebook and the Twitter-like Sina Weibo that "rioters had set fire" to his office in Tsuen Wan district, which was vandalized by protesters in July and was being renovated.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/15 23:08:39

Ministry rules on South Pole

All Chinese mainland travel agencies must submit applications before organizing trips to the South Pole scientific research station, according to a draft guideline issued by the Ministry of Natural Resources.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/15 22:18:40

Int'l software fair to open in NE China city

China will hold an international software fair in Dalian, a port city in northeastern Liaoning Province, from Thursday to Sunday, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MOC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/15 21:22:57

Internet users really warm to Tetris photos

Doctors, firefighters, book-lovers, sports people and travel bloggers - Chinese internet users from all walks of life were taking up the Tetris challenge on Sunday of laying out all their daily work and life necessities across the ground and explaining their uses.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/15 21:08:39

Beijing bars flying pet birds, kites, drones for National Day parade

Drones, kites, balloons and lanterns are not allowed in seven downtown districts in Beijing from the midnight of September 15 to the midnight of October 1 to guarantee the safety of flight rehearsals and military parade for the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of People's Republic of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/15 19:53:39

China's big data sector to continue steady growth: report

China's big data sector will continue to post steady expansion by 2023, driven by policy support and technology integration, said a report from the International Data Corporation (IDC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/15 8:48:37

Solar power helps Xinjiang alleviate poverty

Profits of a photovoltaic power station on the Pamir Plateau, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, have all been used for poverty alleviation, local authorities said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/14 16:26:24

Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration in China

The Mid-Autumn Festival, the 15th day of August on lunar Chinese calendar, fell on Friday this year. During the festival, people usually hold family gatherings, eat moon cakes, admire the moon, and celebrate good harvests.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/14 13:04:20

People chorus Chinese national anthem in Hong Kong to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

People participate in a flash mob at Olympian City in Hong Kong, south China, Sep 13, 2019. People chorused the Chinese national anthem during a flash mob in Hong Kong to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/14 11:14:11