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Visa review threatens prospects of Chinese students in US

Chinese students studying in the US may find it more difficult to stay after President Donald Trump ordered a review of a US visa program that admits foreign workers into the country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/20 23:33:40

Unusual position

A Chinese archeologist tries to clean a skeleton in a strange position in a tomb from the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770BC-256BC) at a construction site in Zhengzhou, capital of Central China’s Henan Province on Thursday
Source: IC | 2017/4/20 23:23:39

Several regions to eliminate gaokao points for minorities

Several provincial-level regions will reduce or eliminate bonus points that have long been offered to ethnic minority students in the national college entrance examinations, or gaokao.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/20 23:08:39

Murder of daughter, her boyfriend suspected as ‘honor killing’

A murder case in Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, in which the suspect killed three people, including his own daughter, has generated heated discussion online, with many suspecting it was an "honor killing."
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/20 23:03:39

Pacts on academic degrees signed

China has signed agreements with 24 countries along the Belt and Road (B&R) initiative on mutual authentication of academic diplomas and degrees, which experts said will attract more foreign students to China and help provide talent for the initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/20 22:58:40

New library law a step toward safeguarding public cultural services: experts

China's State Council, the country's cabinet, passed a draft public library law Wednesday that clarifies the government's role in building public libraries, outlines a library management system and calls for libraries to offer more digital resources.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/4/20 19:48:39

Viral video of robot workers highlights massive role AI will take in future

A video featuring hundreds of orange robots sorting packages, scuttling across a factory platform like an army of ants, went viral in China over the past week.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/20 19:43:39

Organic tea gardens developed among forests of Emei mountain in SW China

Aerial photo shows an organic tea garden in Longdong village at the foot of Emei mountain, southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 19, 2017. Longdong village, located at an altitude between 1,100 and 1,600 meters, has advantageous conditions to develop tea industry. Starting from 1990s, organic tea gardens have been developed among forests here.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/20 11:14:26

3 dead, 6 injured in China truck accident

Three people were killed and six others injured when a dump truck overturned and crashed into a shack with its load of stones in east China's Shandong Province early Thursday, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/20 11:00:45

Coal mine flood traps 6 in NW China

Rescue workers are pumping water that trapped six people underground out of a flooded coal mine in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/20 1:00:42

China arrests 30 cross-border telecom fraud suspects

Chinese police have arrested 30 suspects involved in a major cross-border telecom and Internet fraud case, according to the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/20 1:00:06

Social media accounts with Living Buddha names need to submit certificates

A popular Chinese social media platform has required its users to show qualified documents issued by the Buddhist Association of China if they want to register their accounts with the names of Living Buddha and Rinpoche, as the association mounts efforts to crack down on fake religious status.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/20 0:08:39

Chinese mosques becoming too ‘Arab’: experts

Chinese experts said that the increasing influence of Arab architectural style on China's mosques shows the tendency of Islam's "desinicization" in recent years due to the infiltration of religious extremism.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/20 0:08:39

History justifies China’s claim to South Tibet: FM

China said on Wednesday that the announcement of the newly-standardized names of places in South Tibet is a legitimate initiative, and more standardized names could be expected.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/19 23:18:40

Chinese travel agencies reduce bookings to North Korea

Some online Chinese travel agencies said on Wednesday they have canceled trips to North Korea for security reasons amid mounting tensions on the Korean Peninsula, but bookings continue for those who wish to get a glimpse of North Korea from border cities in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/19 23:18:39

China says Interpol issued "red notice" for Guo Wengui

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday that Interpol had issued a "red notice" for criminal suspect Guo Wengui.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/19 21:46:50

Hunan high school teacher arrested for allegedly raping two of his students

A high school teacher in Shaoyang, Central China's Hunan Province has been arrested on suspicion of raping two of his students, local police announced on their official Sina Weibo account Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/19 19:33:40

Student’s suicide another nail in the coffin of online campus lenders

Many students in China have reportedly run into trouble with loans over the years, but the recent suicide of student debtor Xiong Xiaoting, a college student in Xiamen, South China's Fujian Province has driven this shady business into the spotlight again.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/19 19:33:39