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South winds soon bringing foul skies to North China

North China's Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region is expected to experience light to moderate pollution over the coming week, China's environmental monitor reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 22:33:39

China breaks hybrid rice output record

Chinese hybrid rice has set a new world record recently, according to the China National Hybrid Rice R&D Center, with Chinese scientists carrying out their tests on a pilot field in North China's Hebei Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 22:33:39

Denmark Maersk receives advanced China-built subsea vessel

China's Dalian Zhongyuan Shipping Engineering Co handed over its first self-developed deep-sea engineered vessel to Denmark's Maersk Line at Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Monday, a sign of China's advanced marine manufacturing ability and the growing reputation it enjoys around the world.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 20:48:39

Advanced concepts seen as engine

Foreign journalists commended China's five major development concepts of innovation, coordination, greening, opening-up and inclusiveness during field tours around the country ahead of a pivotal Party national congress.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/16 20:48:39

Online crime continues to rise in China

A total of 710 people were charged with online crimes in the first nine months of 2017, up 80.7 percent year on year, China's Supreme People's Procuratorate said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/16 17:06:29

Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge reaches 60th anniversary

Having endured 7 floods and 77 ferry crashes, China's first road and rail steel bridge across the Yangtze River, the Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge, reached its 60th anniversary on October 15, still standing strong. More than 18 billion crossings are made by people across the Yangtze River every year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/16 15:05:15

Canton Fair attracts 25,000 exhibitors

The 122nd China Import and Export Fair, commonly known as the Canton Fair, opened in south China's Guangzhou city Sunday, drawing around 25,000 companies as exhibitors.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/16 0:06:39

Africans’ call for apology over ‘racism’ overreaction: Wuhan curator

Members of the African community in Wuhan and in other parts of China and even outside are calling on a museum in Central China's Hubei Province to apologize for a photo exhibition that has the faces of Africans, including young children, next to wild animals.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 22:03:40

Underwater glider Haiyi 1000 completes mission

China continues to make progress in deep sea exploration following the three-month mission of a new underwater glider in the South China Sea, which experts said will also help in maritime warfare.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 21:53:40

Weibo denies deleting Typhoon news update over pornography error

China's popular social media platform Sina Weibo on Sunday denied that it deleted a yellow alert posted by the National Meteorological Center (NMC) seen as pornography, saying that it was the result of a technical problem.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 21:43:39

BeiDou jet navigation system test could mean smoother, faster flights

A Chinese regional jetliner equipped with a homegrown BeiDou navigation system completed its test flight on Saturday, which experts believe has considerable meaning for the safety of domestic jetliners.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 21:33:39

People’s Daily launches English language app

People's Daily, the Communist Party of China's (CPC) flagship newspaper, announced on Sunday that it is providing its own English language news app, a key step in integrating the traditional media and new media and to better "connect China with the world."
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 21:28:39

Ticketing clean-up

It's nothing new to hear about Chinese customers falling into the trap of Ctrip, a platform that recently came under scrutiny from the Chinese public after well-known actress Han Xue complained she became the victim of its bundle sales tactics.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 18:18:40

China's first-tier cities remain attractive to overseas returnees: survey

A recent survey showed overseas-educated Chinese still prefer to work in China's first-tier cities after returning to the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/15 14:38:15

Three tourists from Taiwan killed by falling rocks

Three tourists from Taiwan were killed by falling rocks at a scenic area in central China's Hubei Province on Sunday morning, according to local authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/15 14:29:05

New tourism campaign promotes China's world heritage sites in US

An event for the new initiative "Beautiful China -- Journey Along the World Heritage" that seeks to promote China's 52 UNESCO World Heritage sites to tourists from the United States was held here Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/15 14:28:41

People's Daily launches English news app

People's Daily, the official newspaper of the CPC Central Committee, announced Sunday the launch of its English language news app, marking a key step to advance the integration between traditional media and new media and to better "connect China and the world."
Source: People's Daily App | 2017/10/15 10:52:03

Corn harvested in Gaodong Village, China's Shandong

A villager dries corn in Gaodong Village of Tancheng County in Linyi, east China's Shandong Province, Oct. 14, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/15 10:27:12