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Hong Kong court extends interim injunction at airport amid continuing threat of disturbances

The High Court of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Friday extended an interim injunction at Hong Kong International Airport amid repeated calls in social media for further disturbances at the airport in the coming weekend.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 16:40:53

World's oldest captive giant panda turns 37

A zoo in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on Friday threw a birthday party for its celebrity "granny panda" who turned 37, equivalent to more than 100 human years.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 16:37:10

Evidence shows HK riot 'color revolution'

As protests continue and the violence escalates in Hong Kong, all evidence points to a color revolution jointly plotted by anti-government and external forces, and local press needs to reform as it has played the role of accomplice amid social unrest, one of the most outspoken pro-establishment legislators in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/23 16:33:40

UNESCO releases paper to improve comprehensive sexuality education

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a policy paper in Beijing to push forward effective implementation of comprehensive sexuality education (CSE).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 16:29:48

China voices concern over Aussie state's decision to end Chinese language education program

China voiced concern over a decision by Australia's New South Wales Department of Education to end a Chinese language education program jointly conducted by the two sides.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 11:07:19

China develops first maritime medical aid simulation training system

China's first military maritime medical aid simulation training system has made its public debut.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 8:42:48

Online Silk Road Conference to be held in Ningxia

Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region will hold a Silk Road conference featuring Internet cooperation during the forthcoming China-Arab States Expo, according to the regional cyberspace bureau.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 8:41:50

10 dead, 27 missing as rain batters SW China

The death toll has risen to 10 while 27 remained missing after heavy downpours and mudslides battered a county in southwest China's Sichuan Province, local authorities said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 8:39:21

4 Chinese tourists badly injured in bus crash in Laos fly back to homeland

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)'s Peace Train medical team has accompanied four Chinese tourists badly injured in a deadly bus crash in northern Laos to take flights back to China Thursday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 8:37:24

Personal information of 1,614 Hong Kong police officers, families illegally disclosed

The Hong Kong police said on Thursday that the personal data of a total of 1,614 police officers and their family members were illegally disclosed online since June.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 8:24:26

New-born population sees appreciable rise after second-child policy: report

Statistics released on Thursday indicate remarkable effect of China's second-child policy fully implemented in 2015, which sees an average annual population growth in 2016 and 2017 of one million more births than the previous five years.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/23 0:39:21

HK lawmakers call for legislation banning masks during protests

Hong Kong lawmakers and experts called for legislation banning masks at protests due to escalating violence over the last two months, a move they believed would curb rampant illegal actions by extreme protesters and protect the public security of the city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 23:08:42

Revised drug law nears approval

The revised draft of China's Drug Administration Law, which calls for tighter management over online drug sales, entered its third reading on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 21:43:40

Brain-computer interface tech catches on, used in education and medical science

Industry insiders said that the brain–computer interface (BCI) has caught on in China, after the technology underwent tests and has been used in education and medical science.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 21:23:39

Draft legislation regulates human gene research

Medical and scientific studies related to human genes and embryos "must not infringe on public interests," according to a new provision in the draft civil code submitted to China's top legislature for a third review on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 20:53:39

Two men get year in prison for stealing and selling tank track

Two men in Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region who stole and sold the tracks of a PLA tank were sentenced to up to a year in prison for theft, local media reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 19:59:46

2019 ASEAN-China Fair held in Beijing

The 2019 ASEAN-China Fair was jointly held in Beijing on Wednesday by the ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) and Beijing People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 19:41:27

Nuclear plant neighboring HK proud of its ecology work

Egrets can often be spotted at the Daya Bay. The logo of China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN), which owns the Daya Bay power plant, is also a flying egret.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 18:38:40