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HK tourism rises for 20th anniversary

The population of tourists from the Chinese mainland to Hong Kong in the first half of the year amounted to 20.89 million, an increase of 2.3 percent compared with the same period in 2016, the People's Daily reported on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/18 23:08:40

China’s new military procurement app to boost efficiency

A mobile app for military procurement has been operational since early August, the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) flagship newspaper, the PLA Daily, reported on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/18 23:08:39

Hangzhou launches online court for Internet cases

China's first court specializing in handling Internet-related cases opened Friday in the e-commerce hub of Hangzhou to cater to the increasing number of online disputes.
Source: Xinhua - Global Times | 2017/8/18 23:03:40

China reveals new evidence of Japan's germ war atrocities

New evidence of human experiments and germ war crimes by Japan's notorious Unit 731 were released by a museum Friday in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 14:16:29

China launches first Internet court in e-commerce hub

China's first court specializing in handling Internet-related cases opened Friday in the e-commerce hub of Hangzhou to cater to the increasing number of online disputes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 13:34:48

Fishing season of South China Sea starts after fishing ban

Fishing boats return to the fishing port in the morning in Qionghai City, south China's Hainan Province, Aug. 17, 2017. The fishing season of the South China Sea started on Wednesday after this summer's fishing ban.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 10:10:38

Women practice yoga in central China's Henan

Yoga enthusiasts practice yoga at Lianghekou wetland park in Shangqiu, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 17, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 10:03:40

Fire put out at PetroChina plant in Dalian

The fire that broke out Thursday in a chemical plant in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, has been extinguished, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 7:24:11

China warns of geological disasters in some regions

Meteorological authorities Thursday warned of possible geological disasters in southwestern China as heavy rain is expected in the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 1:59:32

BRICS entrepreneurs pursue dreams in China

After Russian businessman Igor Gorshkov visited the Chinese border city of Suifenhe last year, he opened a Russian sausage factory there in May and its products are becoming very popular with Chinese consumers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 23:52:03

North Korean restaurants in China feeling the weight of UN sanctions

North Korean restaurants, one of Pyongyang's main sources of foreign currency, are feeling the pressure of the new UN Security Council sanctions.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 23:18:39

‘Cultural Revolution’ in US shows divide between fringe and mainstream: expert

Chinese citizens said the US is experiencing a similar social turmoil to China during its Cultural Revolution (1966-76), following violent demonstrations involving white supremacists and the dismantling of controversial statues.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 23:13:39

‘Boxing orphans’ of Enbo Fight Club return home for schooling

Chinese experts called for regular monitoring on the "boxing orphans" after they were sent back to their hometown of Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, which stirred an intense discussion on the Internet.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 21:58:39

Writing practice

A teacher helps a child from Yemen to practice Chinese calligraphy during a ceremony to celebrate the upcoming opening of children’s schools in Yiwu, East China’s Zhejiang Province on Thursday.
Source: CFP | 2017/8/17 21:48:39

Parental guardianship terminated in 18 cases of child sex assault: ministry

Regulators said that parental guardianship has been terminated due to sexual assault of children in 18 cases so far, after two recent incidents of sexual harassment of children triggered nationwide outrage toward pedophiles.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 21:48:39

Evil experiments

A documentary recently released by Japan's public broadcaster NHK has triggered heated discussions and calls for reflection in Japanese society.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 19:28:39

China plans to make long march to red tourism sites easier with new roads

China will build over 2,000 kilometers of new roads over the next three years to facilitate tourism to sites associated with the country's revolutionary past, media reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 19:28:39

Heavy rain kills four in central China

Continuous rainfall in central China's Hunan Province since last Friday has claimed the lives of four people and more than 750,000 suffered losses, local authorities said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 14:21:00