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Internet firms help Shanghai govt reach out to young people

Two internet companies on Wednesday conducted lectures for Shanghai officials to help them understand young people.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 18:17:41

Xinjiang encourages local people to study Constitution in interesting ways

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is launching a campaign to encourage locals to study the Constitution in various ways, a move to counter separatist forces, according to a Chinese expert.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/17 17:58:40

Stone pillars with dragon carvings found in Songhua River

Seven stone pillars with dragon carvings have been salvaged from the Songhua River in Yilan County, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, according to the local government. Experts will study the relics, which are now under governmental protection.
Source: | 2018/5/17 14:30:33

German shipwreck explorer donates cultural relics to Chinese museum

A collection of 38 cultural relics has been donated by a German shipwreck explorer to a museum in central China's Hunan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/17 11:28:59

China to further streamline procedures for establishing foreign firms

China will further streamline procedures for the establishment of foreign companies in order to promote trade and facilitate investment.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 23:41:17

Blacklist proposed to target and punish Taiwan separatists

Any stubborn and wrongheaded supporters of "Taiwan independence" will be condemned by the people and punished by history, said An Fengshan, a spokesman for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council in Beijing on Wednesday, in response to the suggestion of a blacklist being composed for Taiwan separatists.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 22:53:40

Scientists find materials in S.China Sea needed in military, aerospace equipment

The month-long deep-sea exploration of the South China Sea ended Wednesday with the discovery of polymetallic nodules and ancient hydrotherm which will help in exploiting metal resources and will provide the materials needed to manufacture military and aerospace equipment, observers said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 21:58:41

Heritage dance

More than 3,000 students from a Miao autonomous town in Tongren, Southwest China's Guizhou Province practice a folk dance popular among the Miao people. The dance has been identified as an intangible culture heritage in Guizhou. The town brought the dance to schools to better protect it. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/5/16 21:53:41

Some Chinese high schools, colleges plan LGBT events

Some high schools and colleges in China are planning to hold events for the forthcoming International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, which falls on Thursday, with experts calling for promoting LGBT awareness among young people.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 21:23:41

Didi requires drivers to pass facial ID scan

Didi is requiring its hitch service drivers to undergo facial identification following a recent murder allegedly involving a Didi driver, with Chongqing taxis practicing a similar safety measure.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 20:58:40

Increase in state compensation to citizens whose personal liberty has been violated

China's Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced on Wednesday an increase of 25.85 yuan ($4.06) per day in state compensation to citizens whose personal liberty has been violated.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/16 19:18:41

First Belt and Road graduate school launched

To support the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Beijing-based Renmin University of China (RUC) launched the first graduate school in the country named after the Initiative—the Silk Road School—to cultivate high-end international professionals and future leaders from Belt and Road countries and regions.
Source: | 2018/5/16 17:04:15

World's biggest shaftless Ferris wheel begins operation

The world's biggest shaftless Ferris wheel was put into operation in east China's Shandong Province on Wednesday, according to the project's investors and local authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 14:09:46

Chinese Vice Premier calls for high-quality development of Xiongan New Area

Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng has called for high-standard and high-quality development of the Xiongan New Area, during his recent inspection tour to the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 1:11:07

Tibet officials finish US tour warning Americans not to support Dalai Lama clique

A National People's Congress delegation of legislators from the Tibet Autonomous Region of China completed a six-day trip to the US on Monday with the goal of reiterating China's sovereignty over Tibet and urging Washington "not to support the Dalai Lama clique," a Chinese expert said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 23:08:48

'Healing' fungus?

A drug store employee in Yiwu, East China's Zhejiang Province displays the cordyceps sinensis, which was transported by air from Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Tuesday. Cordyceps sinensis is an entomopathogenic fungus (a fungus that grows on insects) found in mountainous regions of Nepal and Tibet. One cordyceps sinensis costs from 35 yuan ($5.50) to 98 yuan, and is used as traditional medicine. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/5/15 22:08:41

China requires Party building in social groups' charters

China's Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) said it requires social organizations to include Party building in their charters to ensure their correct political direction and strengthen the Party's leadership over social organizations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 22:08:39

China cracks down on property speculators in city bordering North Korea

A Chinese city bordering North Korea is cracking down on housing speculators who have been flying in from other cities to snap up properties in anticipation of a breakthrough in the Korean Peninsula denuclearization talks.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 21:43:40