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Chinese language craze catches on in Tajikistan

Two years after learning the Chinese language at the Confucius Institute of the Tajik National University for Nationalities, Sayora is now a die-hard Chinese culture fan. She is currently learning to play the Chinese zither, a 2,500-year-old plucked string instrument.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 18:13:39

Chinese soccer fans vent their anger after China-India match ends in scoreless draw

A scoreless draw on Saturday between the national men's soccer teams of China and India has angered Chinese soccer fans online.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 15:23:39

China part of cross-river railway bridge to Russia completed

The main body of the Chinese part of the first cross-river railway bridge connecting with Russia was completed Saturday, the construction contractor said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 13:33:08

China building 5.3 million homes in rundown urban areas

Construction has begun on 5.34 million homes in rundown urban areas during the first nine months of the year, according to official data.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 13:07:16

China launches crackdown on fake food, drugs

Chinese police have launched a nationwide campaign to crack down on crimes relating to fake or poor-quality food, drugs and agricultural supplies as well as activities that damage the environment.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 10:40:55

China turns 36 archaeological sites into state parks

A total of 36 major archaeological sites have been turned into State-protected public parks, with an area covering a total of 610,000 hectares as of August, according to the National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 10:10:55

Chinese American scientists highlight contribution to society

More than 100 Chinese American scientists and engineers gathered in the suburbs of Chicago on Saturday to communicate at the 26th annual conference of the Association of Chinese-American Scientists and Engineers (ACSE).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 8:23:34

China allocates disaster-relief resources to landslide-affected area

China's Ministry of Emergency Management dispatched more aid resources on Saturday to border area between Sichuan Province and Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest China, where a landslide struck.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/14 6:30:58

Chinese police seize fake plastic surgery drugs

Police in eastern China's Zhejiang Province have detained 21 suspects and seized over 300 million yuan (43.4 million US dollars) worth of fake drugs and unregistered medical equipment used for micro-plastic surgery.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/13 18:16:52

China strictly regulates high-seas fishing, company losing $14.4m of fines

China will strictly control the scale of its high-seas fishing ships and continuously enhance the industrial threshold for enterprises, and will severely punish domestic vessels that violate laws and regulations in high-seas fishing, Chinese authorities said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/13 0:33:39

China's future

A group of primary school students in Haikou, South China's Hainan Province on Friday sit in a circle during an activity to mark the 69th anniversary of the founding of Chinese Young Pioneers. The local chapter of the Chinese Young Pioneers welcomed 633 students into its ranks on the day. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/10/12 23:48:41

Valuation of China's yuan decided by the market say analysts

The value of China's yuan is decided by the market and will not purposefully be devalued to fight a trade war with the US, analysts said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/12 23:28:40

China reports new African swine fever case in Tianjin

China has confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in Tianjin, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/12 21:12:09

China warns against commercial activities in schools

China's Ministry of Education (MOE) on Friday warned middle schools, primary schools and kindergartens nationwide against any form of commercial advertisements and activities.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/12 21:11:51

China's northeastern old industrial base wooing overseas talent

China's northeastern province Liaoning is luring overseas talent in a fresh effort to reshape the old heavy industrial base.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/12 9:04:20

New rules set to further protect national biosafety

China will set up a new set of regulations on human genetic resources to further protect its national biosafety.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/12 0:10:07

Football association vows to build 10,000 soccer kindergartens

China's soccer authority has vowed to open 10,000 soccer kindergartens across the country by 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 23:03:41

Fan whistleblower slams Beijing police for ignoring reports of threats

The man who exposed the tax evasion case of Chinese top actress Fan Bingbing on Wednesday accused Beijing police of alleged negligence in dealing with death threats to him following his exposé.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 23:03:41