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Wood carvings of Tibetan Buddhist canon completed

The engraving and collation of wood carvings of Tengyur, a Tibetan Buddhist canon, have been completed, according to the Tibetan branch of the Buddhist Association of China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 17:37:34

Panda found in wild over two years after release

A female giant panda released into the wild more than two years ago was spotted in southwest China's Sichuan Province, sources with a local nature reserve said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 17:36:08

China's draft law better defines couple's joint debts

A new draft of the marriage and family section of the civil code was submitted Tuesday to the ongoing bimonthly session of the National People's Congress Standing Committee for a second reading.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 17:34:49

Chinese medical team to help treat another 100 Mongolian children with heart disease

A Chinese medical team started a four-day mission here on Tuesday to examine congenital heart disease (CHD)-affected Mongolian children and screen out some 100 most urgent cases for future free treatment in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 17:21:09

DJI's planned assembly line in the US a response to increased local demand

China's largest drone-maker said Tuesday its plan to assemble drones in the US and make high-security government edition drones aims to meet the increasing demand of the US market, rather than respond to the security warning issued by the US last month, and the company has no intention of moving its production facilities out of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/25 16:21:58

Astronomical relics of 5,000 yrs old discovered in central China

Senior Chinese archaeologists have evaluated astronomical relics discovered in central China's Henan Province as the country's earliest evidence for "observing the images and giving time," advancing history by nearly 1,000 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 14:22:42

China launches 46th BDS satellite

China successfully sent a new satellite into the space to join the country's home developed BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, or BDS.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/25 13:38:40

Safe trip

Chinese and Italian police pass by a group of children during their third joint patrol operation in Beijing on Monday, which aims to help better serve international tourists amid strengthening cooperation in public security service (see story on page 3). Photo: Li Hao/GT
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 23:18:40

Foreign retailers losing ground in Chinese market

French supermarket giant Carrefour has become the latest foreign retailer to either retreat from China or sell their Chinese operations to local companies, as they continue to lose ground in the fast-changing and increasingly competitive Chinese market.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 23:13:40

Third China-Italy police patrol begins in Chinese cities to better serve tourists

Chinese and Italian police commenced their third joint patrol operation in Chinese cities on Monday, which aims to better serve international tourists amid strengthening cooperation in public security service.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 22:28:41

Hidden cameras cause widespread overhaul

Mini cameras may be causing big problems in China, after media reports exposed this device secretly filming people at many hotels. The derivative industry chain may earn more than 1 million yuan ($150,000) per year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 21:03:40

Body under playground identified as missing high-school staff member

Authorities in Huaihua, Central China's Hunan Province, announced on Sunday night that they have confirmed the identity of a body found underneath a high school's playground as being that of a member of the school's faculty in charge of supervising engineering quality.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 20:19:36

Amphibious drone used as island package courier at sea

A large fixed wing amphibious drone was used for the first time in China to deliver mail packages across the sea to scattered islands.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 20:03:41

Several cities set up online search systems for crimes against minors

A number of cities across China have launched an online search system for criminals charged with child endangerment, allowing employers to screen candidates during the recruitment process.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 19:11:01

Cartoon replaces comedian on TV show after he jokes about 2018 earthquake

Popular Chinese crosstalk comedian Zhang Yunlei was reportedly replaced by a cartoon character during a recently broadcast TV reality show.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/24 17:22:54

11th Shenzhen Cartoon & Animation Festival set for July 18-22

The 11th Shenzhen Cartoon and Animation Festival (SZCAF) is slated for July 18-22 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province, according to the event's website.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 17:22:27

China-Italy police joint patrolling kicks off in Beijing

Together with their Chinese counterparts, a total of eight Italian police officers began patrolling the Wangfujing Street, a busy shopping zone in Beijing, on Monday afternoon. The joint task aims to help international tourists when needed.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/6/24 16:55:48

Beijing continues to issue alert for high temperatures

Beijing's observatory issued a blue alert on Monday for high temperatures over the next two days.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/24 16:53:40