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Family of murdered Chinese visiting scholar told location of remains

The remains of Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying, who was killed in 2017 while visiting the US, may have been left in a refuse landfill in central Illinois, the attorney for Zhang's family told media on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 18:13:40

HK 'valiant' rioters with criminal records and hopeless future want to be recognized by West

Payment is the usual motivation behind these "valiant" rioters' violent behavior
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 18:08:40

26th Beijing International Book Fair commences with prolific exhibitors and books

The 26th Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF), jointly organized by the 17th Beijing International Book Festival and the 9th China Digital Publishing Exposition, commenced on Wednesday at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing and will continue till Aug 25. A total of 2,600 exhibitors from 95 countries and regions and more than 300,000 books are available during this year's edition. A total of 2,600 exhibitors from 95 countries and regions and more than 300,000 books are available during this year's edition.(Photos: Li Hao/GT)
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 16:14:31

Ivory smuggler stands trial in Beijing after fleeing abroad for eight years

A suspect who was charged with smuggling 700,000 yuan ($99,000) worth of ivory stood trial in Beijing on Tuesday, after spending eight years abroad as a fugitive.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 16:07:50

Preserving Great Wall as Chinese nation's symbol: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visits the Jiayu Pass, a famed part of the Great Wall in Jiayuguan City, during his inspection tour of northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 20, 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 13:51:43

8 dead, 24 missing as rain batters southwest China

Seven people have died and 24 are missing after heavy downpours on Tuesday battered Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Sichuan Province, local authorities said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/21 12:03:21

Thai news site attacked on social media for publishing Xinhua articles

“It's definitely shocking to us, because we are only trying to do our job. If this is the mind-set of some people involved in journalism, then how truthful and objective is their coverage of the ongoing protests? I think it is a very alarming revelation,” Charuvastra told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 11:53:40

15 foreigners win top publication prize for introducing China to world

A total of 15 foreign writers, translators and publishers won China's top publication prize for introducing China and Chinese culture to the world at a ceremony held on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/21 9:35:33

148 drugs newly covered by China's basic medical insurance

A total of 148 drugs have been newly included in a renewed list of drugs covered by China's basic medical insurance, work-related injury insurance and childbirth insurance that was unveiled Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/21 7:39:05

Guangdong TV condemns HK media's rude treatment of its reporter

Guangdong Radio and Television has strongly condemned the treatment by some Hong Kong media of its journalist after she was blocked and questioned about her journalist's credentials by Hong Kong reporters after a police press conference on Tuesday in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 1:18:40

13 Chinese tourists killed, 31 injured in Laos car accident

Thirteen Chinese tourists have been confirmed dead and 31 injured in a car accident in Laos on Monday afternoon, according to the Chinese Embassy in Laos.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 23:09:22

Tibetan classics registration program will soon end after decade-long effort

More than 13,000 ancient Tibetan books and classic texts have been surveyed, registered and preserved under a program launched in 2009 in all seven cities and prefectures of Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, that will soon come to an end.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 22:58:41

Peking University defends grants to international student

Peking University said on Monday a Filipino student met its standards of scholarships amid claims the school granted 470,000 yuan ($66,500) to the student with inadequate Chinese language skills.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 22:23:41

Glimpse of the future

A four-legged robot dog called “Laikago” is displayed at the 2019 World Robot Conference on Tuesday. The conference is being held in Beijing from Tuesday to Sunday, and is expected to attract visitors from 22 countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 22:18:40

Who are the 'valiant' rioters in Hong Kong?

After a Hong Kong court denied bail to Lai Yun-long, who was arrested for allegedly beating Global Times reporter Fu Guohao, Hong Kong police announced they had arrested a second suspect, a 23-year-old woman named Pat Wai-fun, alleging she too was involved in the incidence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 19:33:40

Family of slain Chinese scholar set up fund for int'l students in crisis

The family of murdered Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying announced on Monday the establishment of "Yingying's Fund" to help international students at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) who are in crisis.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 18:02:14

'Village inside metropolis' to become new economic center in Shenzhen

Thousands of newcomers to Shenzhen are bidding farewell to Baishizhou.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 17:58:41

Pence's remarks on HK reveal 'Cold War mentality' and 'hegemony'

The Office of the Commissioner of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Tuesday expressed strong dissatisfaction and resolute opposition to some US politicians' arbitrary interference in Hong Kong affairs and attempt to use resolution of China-US trade negotiations as a threat.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 17:43:40