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China urges France to protect Chinese citizens after man’s death

China on Tuesday urged France to protect the safety and rights of Chinese nationals in the country after a Chinese man was shot dead at his home by French police, causing uproar on the Chinese Internet.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/29 0:18:39

Chongqing regulations may penalize VPN users

A regulation to punish unauthorized Internet connections outside China's Great Firewall was made public by Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on Monday, calling into question the use of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) by individuals in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/28 23:13:40

Taiwan student’s independence sticker on passport condemned as “trick”

A Taiwan woman who attached a sticker to her passport suggesting "Taiwan independence" was fiercely slammed by mainlanders, as experts noted that such "tricks" would end nowhere.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/28 23:13:39

Still kicking

Li Jiaxi,69, lands on a grassfield in the city of Jilin, Northeast China’s Jilin Province, on Monday. Being China’s oldest paraglider, Li is also actively engaged in other sports, such as swimming and bicycling, to stay healthy.
Source: CFP | 2017/3/28 21:58:39

2m migrant workers’ children poorly educated

More than 2 million children of migrant workers in China are studying at private or "illegal" schools as of 2014, according to a report released on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/28 21:53:39

Doctor sacked for negligence, oversight

A doctor in Yibin, Southwest China's Sichuan Province has been fired and stripped of her physician qualification after a newborn baby was infected with HIV because hospital staff failed to notify that the mother was HIV-positive.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/28 21:23:39

Claims emerge that another Liaoning county may have concealed flood deaths

A city government in Northeast China's Liaoning Province announced Tuesday that it has begun to investigate claims that the death toll of a 2012 flood was underreported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/28 20:23:39

Restaurant that publicly killed cows sparks questions over slaughter regulations

The agricultural authorities in Quanzhou, East China’s Fujian Province, said Sunday that they will investigate a local hot pot restaurant which has been criticized as cruel for slaughtering cattle in public.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/28 20:23:39

Xinjiang bares 11 cases of extremist, separatist content

Poblic security officials in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region released information on 11 new cases involving suspects who spread extremist, separatist and other illegal content online, as efforts to clean up cyberspace in the region continue.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/28 15:03:39

Hanjiang River, Yangtze River converging in central China's Wuhan

This aerial photo taken on March 27, 2017 shows the Hanjiang River (R) and the Yangtze River (L) converging in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/28 14:03:57

Xinjiang to improve geo-hazards prevention ability

China has earmarked 50 million yuan (7.3 million US dollars) to be used over the next three years to conduct geological surveys in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the local authority said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/28 13:57:00

Two dead, seven trapped in central China's scaffold collapse

Two of the eight workers rescued from a scaffold collapse in central China's Hubei Province died in hospital on Tuesday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/28 11:12:47

Rescuers work at accident site after scaffold collapsed in central China

Rescuers work at the accident site after a scaffold collapsed in a construction site of a peony park in Macheng City, central China's Hubei Province, March 28, 2017. Seven people were buried in the accident which occurred on Monday afternoon. Of the 15 workers who were initially buried, eight have been rescued.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/28 9:48:23

China shortens its list of poorest counties

Lankao County in central China's Henan Province Monday announced its withdrawal from the country's list of impoverished counties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/28 7:26:02

China continues efforts in fighting drug crimes

China uncovered 1,481 drug-related cases involving foreign suspects in 2016, the National Narcotics Control Commission said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/28 7:25:15

Tibet "full of vigor" like never before: gov't chief

A top government official of China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Monday said Tibet is "full of vigor" and its people are confident to be at par with others in the nation to achieve a "moderately prosperous society."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/28 7:24:51

7 buried after scaffold collapses in China construction site

Seven people were buried in a central China construction site after a scaffold collapsed, local government reported Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/28 7:24:39

SW China earthquake affects 15,000 people

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake that hit southwest China has affected the lives of 15,786 people, according to the latest government tally.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/28 7:23:15