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Beijing's population drops for 1st time in 2017

Beijing's population fell for the first time last year, and the capital still experienced a low fertility rate despite the introduction of the two-child policy in 2016, according to a recently published blue book.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/10 21:58:40

Palace Museum offers popular 6-color lipsticks

The Palace Museum in Beijing launched a set of 6-color lipsticks as its first makeup product on Sunday, which is so popular that three colors were sold out in one day.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/10 21:58:39

More science-themed films urged to raise public interest in field: expert

In a bid to raise public interest in science, a team led by the China Association for Science and Technology is seeking to include more science-themed stories and characters in domestic movies through a non-profit program to bring together scientists and scriptwriters.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/10 21:53:39

Shenzhen airport starts credit-based security check

Shenzhen airport in Guangdong Province has introduced a new security check, the first in China, providing a "green" channel for passengers with good credit, which is designed to speed up the process.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/10 21:48:41

Nation launches 3-year anti-endemic disease drive for poverty alleviation

China has launched a three-year campaign to prevent and cure endemic diseases between 2018 and 2020, according to an action plan released by the National Health Commission (NHC) and nine other agencies.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/10 21:48:40

Rate of women entering job market higher in China than in US and Japan

The female labor participation rate (FLPR) in China has surpassed higher-income countries such as the US, Japan and France, said Lesley Braun, director of the Blackmores Institute at the 13th China Health Communication Conference held in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/10 18:27:20

China launches three-year campaign against endemic diseases

China has launched a three-year campaign on the prevention and cure of endemic diseases between 2018 and 2020, according to an action plan jointly released by the National Health Commission (NHC) and nine other authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/10 17:01:23

China reports new African swine fever cases

China has confirmed new outbreaks of African swine fever in the northern province of Shaanxi and southern province of Guizhou, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/10 16:04:57

4 killed in SW China landslide

Four people were killed after a landslide hit a county in southwest China's Sichuan Province Sunday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/10 15:37:53

Central officials arrive in Guangxi for 60th anniversary celebrations

A central delegation led by China's top political advisor Wang Yang on Sunday arrived in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, to attend festivities marking the 60th anniversary of the region's founding.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/10 9:39:41

3 dead, 5 under treatment after southwest China landslide

Eight people have been pulled out of the debris of a landslide that toppled three houses Sunday afternoon in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/10 8:36:35

Nanjing Massacre Victims Monument launched in Canada

In order to remember the history of World War II and to maintain a lasting peace in the world, peace-loving people officially launched the Nanjing Massacre Victims Monument in Ontario, Canada on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/10 8:16:27

China shuts down 1,100 self-media accounts

China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS) has closed 1,100 self-media accounts and 31 websites suspected of engaging in trolling and extortion since the start of the year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 15:58:40

China makes headway in preventing, curing endemic diseases

Endemic diseases including iodine deficiency, Kaschin-Beck disease and Keshan disease are under effective control in China, as the country makes steady progress in the prevention and cure of such illnesses.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/9 23:05:04

America First among key causes for 'subversive changes' in world structure in 2018: survey

US President Donald Trump's America First policy and his ongoing trade friction with China were likely two key reasons for the "obvious and subversive changes in world structure" acknowledged by respondents to a 2018 Global Times survey, said experts on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 22:18:39

Chinese police crack down on serious criminal case of violence

Chinese police have cracked a serious criminal case involving 10 suspects who gathered crowds for illegal demonstrations and assaulting the police in early October in the eastern province of Shandong.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/9 21:13:37

China's SW province to enhance trade cooperation with B&R countries

Southwestern China's Guizhou Province vows to enhance trade cooperation with countries along the Belt and Road with a total turnover expected to reach 1.5 billion US dollars in economic and technological cooperation by 2020, according to an action plan released by the provincial government.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/9 21:10:38

East China 'morality class' for teenage girls sparks outrage

Gender experts and major media platforms criticized a "female morality class" for teenage girls in East China that said women who change boyfriends would hurt their hands and feet and that women were inferior to men.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 20:33:40