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Circular sets guidelines on open-house for military camps in China

Some of China's military camps should be open to the public on holidays, such as National Day, mostly to Chinese citizens, while foreigners could also visit if given permission, according to a circular released on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/12 23:08:39

China unveils anti-terror laser gun

China has developed a new counter-terrorism laser gun capable of hitting the targets within 200 meters in just one second, the company which developed the equipment said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/12 22:48:39

Former UN envoy named Taiwan Affairs deputy head

China's former ambassador to the UN, whom netizens dubbed as a member of "China's super band of outspoken diplomats," has accepted a new role as deputy head of the State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office, the Taiwan policy-making body.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/12 22:43:39

Vietnamese workers ease labor shortage in Guangxi

The border areas in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region have become more open as growing numbers of Vietnamese cross the border to work and trade.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/12 21:03:39

American teacher donates organs after death to save more lives in China

Organs of a 41-year-old American teacher who died in East China's Jiangsu Province on Wednesday were donated according to his wishes.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/12 21:03:39

French painter works on comfort women series

French oil painter Christian Poirot is visiting Nanjing, a city whose tragic wartime history has inspired a new painting series.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 17:29:42

China further regulates military-civilian integration

China has issued a notice that further regulates activities in the name of integrated military and civilian development.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 16:06:43

China launches legal assistance pilot program for all defendants

China has launched a pilot program to ensure every criminal defendant has access to a defense lawyer for their trial.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 16:03:59

Another Interpol Red Notice fugitive returns to China

Kong Guangsheng, one of China's most wanted fugitives, returned to the Chinese mainland and turned himself in to the police Thursday, according to the anti-corruption authority.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 13:51:36

Man pleads not guilty to charge of kidnapping resulting in death of Chinese scholar

An American pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to the charge of kidnapping resulting in death of a Chinese scholar.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 11:33:55

Suspect in kidnapping Chinese scholar pleads not guilty

An American man pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to the charge of kidnapping a University of Illinois scholar from China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 9:45:10

ID required for package deliveries

Regulations on sending or receiving goods handled by delivery companies in China have gotten tighter recently, as some of the deliverers demand that the recipient show some form of identification.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/11 23:08:40

Environmental laws to be strengthened

China has been giving importance to environmental protection since 2012, implementing stricter laws and actively participating in global environmental governance.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/11 23:08:40

‘Injured’ panda ruffles feathers online

A zoo in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province denied on Wednesday that an extremely underweight panda had been mistreated, saying that the weight loss was caused by a tooth problem.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/11 23:06:19

Old Summer Palace expands relics exhibit areas

Beijing's Yuanmingyuan Park, or Old Summer Palace, expects to improve the exhibition areas of more than 80,000 of its various relics this year, said an official of the park.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/11 23:03:40

Party loyalty of armed forces essential to stability: senior official

China's armed forces should stick to the leadership and show absolute loyalty to the Communist Party of China (CPC) to better accomplish its mission of safeguarding national security and stability ahead of the national Party congress, a senior police official said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/11 22:24:39

Next-gen Long March rockets to be developed by 2030: report

China is expected to develop a new generation of Long March carrier rockets by 2030, a rocket designer said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/11 22:24:09

Chinese, S. Korean, Japanese experts to discuss air pollution control in NE Asia

The 20th annual meeting of the Long-range Transboundary Air Pollutants (LTP) in Northeast Asia opened on October 11 in Busan, South Korea, said the country's Ministry of Environment on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/11 20:49:09