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Liaoning Province plans to reward couples for having two children

Northeast China's Liaoning Province plans to reward couples who give birth to two children on taxes, education and housing - the first province to introduce such incentives. But it seems unlikely to improve the province's low fertility rate, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 19:18:39

Environmental protection becomes new Chinese family value

Family values have been considered the most significant influence on individual behavior since ancient times in China. Now, they are expected to help protect the environment.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/9 19:08:40

China launches apps to help officials monitor river pollution, track water levels

A mobile phone application assisting river management has been recently launched in Central China's Hunan Province to help supervise river resources and make their administration more efficient.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 19:08:40

China's air quality improves: top legislature inspection report

China's air quality has improved across the country, showed a report on the implementation of the Air Pollution Control Law on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/9 18:10:08

Chinese coastal province braces for typhoon

China's eastern coastal province of Fujian has activated an emergency response to cope with approaching typhoon Maria, the eighth typhoon this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/9 13:48:54

Xinjiang "Barbie" dolls show beauty of local people

Although not as well-known as American Barbie dolls, Shan Xiumei's handmade dolls are popular in China's northwest Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/9 11:12:13

Global recruitment campaign launched to offer foreigners unique jobs in China

A global recruitment campaign has been launched to offer foreigners unique job experiences in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/9 6:24:53

China's high-speed trains to offer more smart services

China's high-speed trains are expected to offer more smart services as the network continues to be upgraded with Internet technology.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/9 6:12:20

China hastens process to reduce cancer drug prices as film on smuggled India drugs makes splash

China's medical insurance administration has reportedly taken measures to reduce prices of a majority of the most frequently used and clinically effective cancer drugs, including cutting their prices via public bidding.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 23:07:02

Capsaicin warriors

Competitors eat chili peppers in a 200-square-meter pool during a chili-eating race in Ningxiang, Central China's Hunan Province on Sunday. The champion ate 50 chili peppers within one minute. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/7/8 22:41:19

Notice to catch bugs that spread 'new type of AIDS' sparks panic in South China

A notice from the disease control center in South China's Guangdong Province to mobilize the pubic to catch a specific bug that may spread what the center called "a new type of AIDS" has sparked panic.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 21:33:40

China to challenge SpaceX's Falcon 9 with new commercial medium-sized rocket

China is scheduled to launch its first commercial medium-sized rocket by 2020, which is capable of carrying up to a four-ton payload to low earth orbit (LEO).
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 20:48:39

East China's Jiangxi Province bans burials, promotes cremation

East China's Jiangxi Province has banned burials in four more cities and promoted cremation across the whole province in a controversial campaign to dissuade locals from traditional burials.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 19:46:33

How China's reform and opening-up improved the lives of working people

A lot has changed in China over the past 40 years of reform and opening-up, not least the working lives of ordinary people.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/8 19:46:32

Chinese soccer fans rip Lippi for high salary, low results

Ever since the FIFA World Cup kicked off last month, Chinese soccer fans have been ridiculing their men's national team for their failure to qualify in the tournament.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 19:03:39

Heritage park to be built in Hubei

A large heritage park will be built in a neolithic site in central Hubei Province, local authorities said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/8 15:02:02

Taiwan youth tour high-tech base in Beijing

More than 100 young Taiwanese toured high-tech base Zhongguancun in Beijing to learn about and exchange ideas on innovation as part of their summer workshop schedule on the mainland.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/8 9:16:13

Xinjiang relocates 460k residents

Authorities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in Northwest China relocated 461,000 poverty-ridden residents to work in other parts of the region during the first quarter of the year, in what a Chinese expert on Friday said was a bid to improve social stability and alleviate poverty.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/6 22:43:41