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44 under coercive measures, 61 held accountable for deadly chemical plant blast in E China

Police in east China's Jiangsu Province said Friday they had taken criminal coercive measures against 44 people for their roles in a chemical plant explosion that killed 78 people in March.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 19:06:27

5 dead, 3 injured in building fire in east China

Five people were killed and three others injured in a building fire in east China's Anhui Province, local authorities said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 14:15:23

Chinese premier stresses steady economic development, people's livelihood

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Thursday called for efforts to maintain the steady operation of the Chinese economy and further improve people's livelihood.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 10:11:55

Popular Chinese presenter mired in controversy for remark on HK

One of China's most popular hostesses on Thursday asserted that Hong Kong is a part of China after she appeared to refer to them as equal entities while promoting silk stockings on her livestreaming show, sparking uproar on social media platforms.
Source: | 2019/11/15 1:09:14

Two patients treated; no plague outbreak

Beijing Health Commission Thursday said one of the two patients infected with the pneumonic plague and being treated in Beijing is in stable condition while the other is in a critical condition.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 23:53:40

Police declared innocent for suspect's death amid allegation

Procuratorate of Hefei, East China's Anhui Province, on Thursday declared local police innocent in accordance with China's Criminal Law for a suspect's death during capture in August, denying online rumors said that the police broke the suspect's ribs and beat him to massive internal haemorrhage.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 23:43:40

Fake news targeting HK police risk split society further

As the situation in Hong Kong continues to escalate after 23 weeks of violence, fake news and rumors smearing the police have threatened to split the society as well as the relationship between the city and the mainland, Chinese experts noted, calling for legal measures to punish rumormongers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 23:38:40

Officials probe bullying of grade school girl

A Chinese education ministry official called for efforts to prevent school bullying after a seven-year-old girl's eyes were stuffed with paper by classmates, which the school principal said "meant no harm," triggering a strong backlash online.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 23:08:40

More provinces in China to release giant pandas into the wild

East China's Jiangxi Province decided to release its pandas to the wild, making it the second province to do so after Southwest China's Sichuan Province, reported Science and Technology Daily on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 21:33:40

China completes Mars lander test ahead of first mission in 2020

China successfully conducted a Mars landing test of the country's red planet lander on Thursday in North China's Hebei Province, marking a key progress in the country's first mission to Mars which is expected to lift off in 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 20:13:40

13 tons of Singles' Day packages burned to ashes in delivery

An express company announced that it will compensate customers and dispatch replacements, after more than 7,000 Singles' Day Sales express packages weighing around 13 tons were burned to ashes en route to delivery on an expressway.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 15:53:30

Beijing children's hospital cautions against respiratory illnesses

Signage advising children and parents to wear masks as a precautionary measure against respiratory diseases was seen at a pediatric hospital in Beijing on Thursday. (Photos: Li Hao/GT)
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 15:04:47

Two pneumonic plague patients under proper treatment in Beijing

Two pneumonic plague patients have been under proper treatment in Beijing, local health authorities said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/14 14:42:34

China's Mars mission makes first public appearance

A group of foreign diplomats and international representatives were invited to observe the obstacle avoidance test of the lander of China's first Mars exploration mission in North China's Hebei Province on Thursday, the first public appearance of China's Mars exploration mission that shows China is pragmatically carrying out space international exchanges and cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 13:58:40

University to punish teacher for 'inappropriate' comments on HK

Nanchang Hangkong University in East China's Jiangxi Province vowed to punish a faculty member after he made inappropriate remarks on Hong Kong riots.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 11:03:33

China's poverty-alleviation campaign "a huge success": Nobel laureate

China's efforts in fighting poverty over the past decades has been "a huge success" amid the sustained growth in the country driven by reform and opening-up, a US development economist and Nobel laureate has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/14 10:35:43

Live stream host faces controversy over false advertising

Live streaming celebrity anchor Li Jiaqi on Chinese e-commerce platform Taobao, whose sales reached nearly 37 million yuan during the recent Double 11 shopping spree, apologized Wednesday for misleading consumers amid criticism over false advertising.
Source: | 2019/11/14 1:25:43

China issues patriotism education guideline

China launched a guideline to implement patriotic education in a new era, calling for a focus on the youth, enhanced education on national unity and implementation of the "one country, two systems" principle amid ongoing riots in Hong Kong, for which some Chinese experts believe the city's twisted education on the mainland should take part of the responsibility.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/13 22:18:40