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China holds national memorial ceremony for Nanjing Massacre victims

China held a national memorial ceremony Thursday to mourn the 300,000 victims of the Nanjing Massacre committed by Japanese invaders after the fall of the Chinese capital in 1937.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 21:59:53

China continues to promote compulsory education equality

The Ministry of Education (MOE) will continue to promote enrollment equality and enhance the quality of education at schools with weak resources, an official said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 21:56:10

Xi presides over meeting on economy, anti-corruption

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, presided over a meeting of the committee's Political Bureau Thursday, which studied the economic work for 2019 and made plans for building good conduct and political integrity within the CPC as well as fighting corruption.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 21:52:24

Wanda to invest $1.7b in red tourism-themed project in Yan'an

Chinese commercial property giant Wanda Group plans to invest 12 billion yuan ($1.7 billion) to build a red tourism-themed project in Yan'an, to Northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 21:17:30

Expert advises plaintiffs to appeal Dutch court ruling on stolen Buddha statue

An expert said Chinese villages can appeal after a court in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, refused to a legal dispute over the ownership of a Buddha statue that contains the mummified remains of a monk.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 19:43:40

Beijing to upgrade hundreds of public toilets

Aiming to improve the sanitary conditions to attract more tourists, Beijing plans to upgrade 800 toilet facilities in 2019 by using a method of “Designing, Budgeting, and Reviewing each toilet.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 19:13:40

Traditional embroidery of Xinjiang promoted on livestreaming site

The government of Hami, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, announced a strategic partnership with Kuaishou, a short video-sharing platform, at a press conference on December 11.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 18:08:20

Archives reveal Japan's establishment of illicit police units in China before 1931

Newly published archival files revealed that Japan started setting up police units illegally in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province, as early as 1905, well before Japanese troops invaded northeast China in 1931.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 16:52:58

Nanjing puts regulation into effect to protect National Memorial Day

It is the fifth National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims on Thursday, as well as the first day for Nanjing's regulation on the protection of the National Memorial Day to take effect.
Source: CGTN | 2018/12/13 13:27:58

PNG doctors perform surgery under torch, mobile phone light

A team of surgeons at Port Moresby General Hospital in Papua New Guinea has become an online sensation on Thursday, after images were posted to social media platforms showing the medical staff performing an operation in a dark theatre using only torches and mobile phones for light.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 11:06:24

China encourages mechanized agriculture with new measures

China has decided to boost mechanized farming and the upgrading of agricultural machinery, according to the State Council's executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 8:58:26

China's Chang'e-4 probe enters lunar orbit

China's Chang'e-4 probe decelerated and entered the lunar orbit Wednesday, completing a vital step on its way to make the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 6:57:55

China's Chang'e-4 probe enters lunar orbit

China's Chang'e-4 probe decelerated and entered the lunar orbit Wednesday, completing a vital step on its way to make the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 2:10:44

Top political advisor pays visit to Baise, Guangxi

China's top political advisor Wang Yang on Wednesday visited local people in the city of Baise in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 1:30:21

Guangdong man punished for graffiti on buildings

A young man in South China's Guangdong Province was accused of vandalism through his graffiti which prosecutors said caused public disturbance.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 22:38:02

Quantum computer 'backbone' developed

Chinese scientists have independently developed the country's first control system for future quantum computers, an indispensible part that can interpret the chips' signals and computing results, which was hailed by the developer as a significant step forward.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 22:33:41

Tibet, Xinjiang improve their human rights: white paper

China has made comprehensive progress in all human rights, including the rights of ethnic minority groups in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region and Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, according to a white paper released by the State Council Information Office on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/12/12 22:28:41

Court rules district govt responsible for illegal demolition of houses

An intermediate people's court confirmed a district government in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, illegally demolished private houses.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 19:08:41