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China sees fewer, higher-quality marathons as fever subsides

On a chilly Sunday morning, over 35,000 athletes from all corners of Fuzhou swarmed to the city's exposition center, limbering up for a marathon race with stirring music that blared from loudspeakers at the starting line.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/19 18:13:59

Beijing's metro to launch unlimited-ride passes

Beijing subway will offer passengers five more ticket options starting Sunday, according to the municipal commission of transportation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/19 14:39:47

China's naval hospital ship concludes 205-day overseas mission

China's naval hospital ship Peace Ark on Friday arrived at a naval port in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, successfully concluding its 205-day voyage on Mission Harmony-2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/19 13:25:08

Peppa film trailer tugs at Chinese hearts, reignites family values as the Lunar New Year approaches

What is Peppa? Is it the name of a cyber celebrity, a brand name of a bottle of dishwashing liquid or a new type of chess? Li Yubao, an old man living in a remote village, exhausted his wisdom to find out the answer after a call with his little grandson in the city who said he wanted a Peppa as a New Year's gift.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/18 22:47:50

Nuclear institute urges more publicity after project triggers radiation concern

A nuclear institute in Central China called for more publicity to increase public awareness about nuclear safety after its new project triggered concern among residents.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/18 22:13:42

China to improve effectiveness of online petitions

The effectiveness of the work on petitions should be improved by expanding online petitioning channels, said Shu Xiaoqin, head of China's State Bureau for Letters and Calls at a meeting Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 20:41:04

Former senior provincial official under arrest for taking bribes

Zeng Zhiquan, a former senior official in south China's Guangdong Province, has been formally arrested for taking bribes, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 20:40:20

Nearly all Chinese villages get access to legal counseling services

Villagers in 99.9 percent of Chinese villages now have access to legal counseling, according to the Ministry of Justice.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 20:38:41

China reports new African swine fever cases in Gansu

China's agriculture ministry on Friday said new cases of African swine fever had been confirmed in the country's northwestern province of Gansu.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 20:38:21

High-tech deployed to ensure safe trips during Chinese Spring Festival travel rush

Facial recognition, intelligent robots, Virtual Reality (VR) navigation and other advanced technologies will be used to ensure safe and convenient trips during the world's largest human migration – China's Spring Festival travel rush, also known as “chunyun,” which is to kick off soon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/18 20:33:40

Chongqing solicits tourism ideas worldwide

Southwest China's Chongqing authorities are inviting global ideas on the municipality's cultural tourism, with rewards up to 300,000 yuan (about 44,260 US dollars).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 18:08:14

China court sentences former village official to death for drug trafficking

A former village official in South China's Guangdong Province was executed on Thursday for producing and trafficking drugs up to 180 kilograms, a move hailed by the media as a reaffirmation of China's zero-tolerance policy for such crime.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/18 17:08:40

Enlightenment through contacting aliens? Chinese astrophysics PhD student debunks cult-themed social media accounts

A Chinese astrophysics PhD student has embarked on a solo online campaign to expose what he said are cult-themed social media accounts that promulgate the idea of enlightenment through contact with "alien Gods".
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/18 13:33:40

"Umbrellas" over criminals to be targeted in China

Prosecutors in China nationwide will attach great importance to investigating corrupt officials who provide so-called protective umbrellas to mafia-like gangs and others, Friday's China Daily reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/18 12:51:34

Huawei founder denies accusation of stealing trade secrets

Ren Zhengfei, founder of China's Huawei Technologies, who usually keeps a low profile, appeared before journalists Thursday and stressed that his company does not steal trade secrets. But this has not deterred aggressively hostile attitude from the West.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/18 0:08:39

Comic books to be used to popularize Karl Marx in China

From emojis, stage plays and animation to comic book, China is producing various products about Karl Marx, who is regarded as the millennium's greatest thinker, in a bid to popularize the political figure among Chinese teenagers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 22:08:41

Shaanxi probes ex-senior official

The Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Shaanxi Provincial Committee on Wednesday announced its decision to investigate former Party Secretary of Shaanxi Zhao Zhengyong, the Shaanxi Daily reported on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 22:03:41

Science academy honors 3 foreign experts

Three foreign scientists given the international scientific cooperation award by China's top science academy on Thursday praised Chinese scientists' international cooperation spirit and China's scientific research environment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 21:44:48