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Man held for making anti-Muslim comments online

A man has been detained for being derogatory toward Muslims for comments he had made after a video was posted online that allegedly showed Muslim residents vandalizing a local restaurant in Baoding, North China's Hebei Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/23 23:58:39

China's top court cautiously imposes death penalty: expert

The man convicted in a high profile murder and rape case in Southwest China's Guizhou Province was executed on Saturday after the country's top court completed a three-month review of the death sentence verdict.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/23 23:48:39

China recovers 40 of 100 most-wanted fugitives, anti-graft work to become easier

China's anti-graft work will become easier as it has gained international recognition and support, experts noted, after 40 out of the 100 most-wanted fugitives issued by Interpol's National Central Bureau of China in 2015 have been recovered by China as of April.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/23 23:28:39

China holds provincial civil service exams, 3.7 million apply to take tests

Provincial civil service examinations were held in 24 provincial-level regions on Saturday in which millions of wannabe officials competed for tens of thousands of positions, The Beijing News reported on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/23 19:28:39

Underprivileged student quota at top schools has improved access to education

Wang Tian, an 18-year-old girl from one of the most underdeveloped counties in Northwest China's Qinghai Province, never anticipated studying law at the prestigious Peking University.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/23 19:28:39

On Earth Day, 34 Chinese cities host pet adoption day

A total of 34 Chinese cities with a combined population of nearly 300 million took part in an unprecedented simultaneous pet adoption day on Earth Day weekend, promoting the adoption of rescued stray animals.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/23 15:42:22

Copying visa records costs fortune in Beijing

Unprepared travelers looking to get a visa to the US are being ripped off by unlicensed Beijing "printing shops" near the country's embassy in Beijing, with unscrupulous copiers charging up to 400 times more than the normal price for copying one sheet of paper.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/23 15:38:39

Chinese air pollution inspectors find problems in 2,808 companies

China's environmental authority found 2,808 companies in violation of standards during the first round of air pollution inspection.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/23 9:17:55

Premier Li urges Shandong to foster new growth drivers

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has urged Shandong Province to quicken efforts to foster new growth drivers to replace old ones and support the firming trend in the broader economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/23 9:11:27

China selects 533 academy candidates

The Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE)announced Friday that it has selected 533 candidates for membership, with an average age of 55.78 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/22 7:16:45

More enrollment for rural students as China eyes higher education's role in poverty relief

Wang Tian, an 18-year-old girl from one of the most underdeveloped counties in northwest China's Qinghai Province, never anticipated studying law at Peking University.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/22 7:15:40

Hangzhou to have world’s first ‘cashless’ airport

Hangzhou International Airport plans to become the world's first "cashless" airport by applying cutting-edge digital technologies to its services and will use AI to make security checks faster, Shanghai-based news portal thepaper.cn reported on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/22 0:03:39

Journal publisher removes Chinese articles

Berlin-based publisher Springer announced on Friday that it has withdrawn 107 articles written by Chinese institutions from 2012 to 2016 from its journal Tumor Biology.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/21 23:58:39

High-speed rail ticket prices adjusted on certain lines

The ticket prices for high-speed trains in southeastern China underwent a large-scale adjustment on Friday, domestic media reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/21 16:23:39

Farmers busy with planting around Guyu solar term in SW China's Guizhou

A farmer works at a vegetable base at Dahe Township in Liupanshui City, southwest China's Guizhou Province, April 20, 2017. Farmers were busy with planting these days, as April 20 is Guyu (Grain Rain), one of the 24 solar terms created by ancient Chinese to carry out agricultural activities according to position of sun at the zodiacal circle.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/21 9:28:44

New H7N9 case reported in NE China

An H7N9 patient is in a critical condition in northeast China's Liaoning Province, local health authorities said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/21 8:52:22

Coal mine flood

Rescue workers are pumping water that trapped six people underground out of a flooded coal mine in Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province on Thursday.
Source: CFP | 2017/4/21 0:43:41

China launches first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1

China’s first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, was launched successfully at 7:41 pm Beijing Time Thursday, a crucial step for the country to build a space station by approximately 2022.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/21 0:08:39