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Sichuan chemical plant blast kills 19

An explosion at an industrial park in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Thursday killed 19 and injured 12, local authorities said.
Source: Global Times-Agencies | 2018/7/13 18:38:40

Heavy rain triggers flood, disrupts traffic in China

Heavy rain continues in most parts of China on Friday, causing floods and traffic disruptions, forcing people to evacuate and tourist attractions to close.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/13 15:13:23

China red cross sends supplies to disaster-hit areas

Supplies worth over 1.8 million yuan (270,000 U.S. dollars) have been sent to typhoon-stricken east China's Fujian Province and storm-hit southwest China's Sichuan Province, according to the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) and the Chinese Red Cross Foundation (CRCF).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/13 9:28:09

Chemical plant blast in SW China kills 19, injures 12

A blast in an industrial park in southwest China's Sichuan Province has killed 19 and injured 12 on Thursday evening, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/13 9:10:15

China's C919 project enters intensive flight test phase

China's C919 large passenger plane project has entered into a new major phase with intensive flight tests in multiple sites around the country, announced its developer the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/13 8:39:55

China may reward families with more children next year: demographers

China may reward families with a second child or more next year to arrest its dropping fertility rate, and the family planning policy will undergo fundamental changes, Chinese demographers said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 21:43:41

Tibetan county sends underage monks back to public schools

A Tibetan region in Southwest China's Sichuan Province has removed underage monks from local temples for them to complete compulsory school education.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 21:43:40

China has most geoparks in world, as park system expands rapidly

China is expanding its national park system in leaps and bounds, and now has the largest number of geoparks in the world with the fastest growth rate.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 19:28:41

Public schools hire foreign coaches to make nation a world soccer power by 2050

Primary and high schools in China have been on a hiring spree for foreign soccer coaches as the country tries to create fertile ground for the sport.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 19:28:40

Water gushes out from Xiaolangdi Reservoir on Yellow River in C China's Henan

Photo taken on July 11, 2018 shows water gushing out from the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River in central China's Henan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/12 18:51:12

China's earth observation satellites monitor Typhoon Maria

China has been using two of its Earth observation satellites for emergency monitoring of Typhoon Maria, which made landfall Wednesday morning in Lianjiang County, east China's Fujian Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/12 17:11:29

Stone tools found in Northwest China point to human life 2.1m years ago

Stone tools found in Northwest China prove that hominids, primate ancestors of humans, may have lived on China's Loess Plateau 2.1 million years ago, breaking the widely recognized theory that the first ancient humans outside Africa appeared in Georgia.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 17:03:39

Chinese audiences slam drama remake for violating socialist values

The remake of the hit drama Meteor Garden, which will be shown exclusively on Netflix on Friday, is getting widely criticized in China for not fitting into socialist core values.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 16:58:39

Chinese constructors complete foundation of cross-Mekong River super bridges

The concrete casting for the last pier understructure of Luang Prabang railway bridge has been successfully completed, laying down all the foundation construction work of the two cross-Mekong River super major bridges along the China-Laos railway.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/12 11:03:09

A small city's rise to prosperity

Some 38 years ago, Ding Hemu sold all his valuable belongings and gathered 1,000 yuan (about 151 U.S. dollars) to start a small shoe-making workshop, hoping to feed his family.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/12 10:57:45

China cannot rely on foreign technology for national security purposes: expert

By the end of June, China has had 1.475 million invention patents, which means for every 10,000 people in China, there are 10.6 invention patents on average, said China's intellectual property authorities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 21:28:40

Perfect 'eclipse'

A boy stands near a model of the moon hanging above the Olympic swimming pool at the National Aquatics Center, known as the Water Cube, in Beijing on Wednesday. The moon model is part of an exhibit on China's moon exploration technology and achievements. China landed its first rover on the moon in 2013 and plans to land a rover on the far side of the moon later this year. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2018/7/11 21:58:41

Media watchdog to provide fund for pro-martyr programs

China's media watchdog vowed to provide funds to encourage the development of more television programs and dramas that depict the revolutionary martyrs' spirit, as the country steps up efforts to protect their legacy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 21:33:41