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Beijing to open first driverless subway line

Beijing will open its first driverless subway line this year, local authorities said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 22:32:05

Chinese gov't partners with Gates Foundation in poverty-relief

Chinese authorities on Friday joined hands with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to bolster the country's poverty-relief efforts.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 22:31:43

US-born panda makes debut in SW China

US-born panda Bao Bao met the public for the first time in Chengdu in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 22:30:15

Suspect cables on high-speed lines replaced

The China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC) announced Friday that it has replaced all the electric cables it purchased from a company that has been found to have supplied substandard cables to subway and high-speed rail projects around the country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/24 22:08:39

China's Lanzhou Fair to feature Belt and Road cooperation

A trade fair focusing on the Belt and Road Initiative will open in Lanzhou, capital of northwest China's Gansu Province, early July, the provincial government said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 20:40:51

China busts 800 cases involving pornography, illegal publications

China said Friday that it has dealt with 800 cases involving pornography and illegal publications this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 20:28:11

Chinese national dies while scuba diving in Fiji

A Chinese national has died while scuba diving in Fiji, officials of China's embassy in Fiji confirmed to Xinhua on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 18:09:43

Police arrest 20 cough syrup pushers

Police in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang said that they have arrested 20 people for distributing an addictive cough syrup.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 17:41:15

Beijing to open first driverless subway line

Beijing will open its first subway line with self-driving trains this year, local authorities said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 14:17:02

Xinjiang starts key highway renovation projects

Work has started on renovating three key highways in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region as part of the region's efforts to improve transportation infrastructure.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 13:46:35

New study reveals "hukou" as major factor in Shanghai marriages

Only about one-fifth of a sample of marriages in Shanghai took place between residents with local "hukou" -- or household registration -- and migrants without Shanghai hukou, according to a new sociology study.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 13:36:28

China calls for improved TB prevention, treatment

China's health authority called for an improved prevention and treatment network for tuberculosis (TB) on World TB Day on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 13:35:46

Parents in debt helping seven-year-old, 75-kilogram girl lose weight

Seven-year-old girl Xiao Yun receives treatment to lose weight in Changchun City, the capital of Northeast China’s Liaoning Province. Xiao Yun was just 12.5 kilograms at three years old, but she started to gain weight quickly, at a rate of 10 kilograms a month, at four years old. Now seven years old, she is already 75 kilograms and barely able to walk on her own. Her parents said they were in debt after spending almost one million yuan ($145,000) to help their daughter to lose weight. The mother has quit her job to take care of her full-time.
Source: Ecns.cn | 2017/3/24 13:34:20

Primary school stampede under investigation

Seven-year-old Xiaohong (pseudonym) has not stopped vomiting all night since she was sent to the hospital following a stampede at her primary school in central China's Henan Province on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 8:28:54

China makes progress in deep sea expedition

China made several breakthroughs in deep sea exploration as a team sailed 7,929 nautical miles to explore the trenches in the west Pacific Ocean, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 8:23:15

China registers 14 mln unregistered citizens

China has provided household registration permits to nearly 14 million unregistered citizens over the past four years, according to the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 8:22:40

China approves plan for nuclear power safety

China's cabinet, the State Council, has approved a plan for nuclear power safety and radioactive pollution control.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 8:19:47

Chinese mother devoted to HIV/AIDS education, prevention for young people

Zhang Yinjun, who founded a non-profit program to help young people across China to prevent HIV/AIDS, told Xinhua that as a mother, she was very much saddened and worried to read heart-rending news stories about the growing number of Chinese young people who have contracted human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes the killer disease AIDS.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/24 8:16:19