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Xi's article on ecological protection, development of Yellow River basin to be published

An article by President Xi Jinping on ecological protection and high-quality development of the Yellow River basin will be published Wednesday in the 20th issue of the Qiushi Journal this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/15 17:07:08

China to promote sound development of global food industry: white paper

China will continue to provide assistance to the best of its ability to other developing countries within the framework of South-South cooperation, and promote the sound development of the global food industry, according to a white paper on food security released on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/15 11:14:13

China rolls out plan for controlling HIV transmission

China has rolled out a plan for the control of HIV transmission in a bid to keep HIV/AIDS prevalence in the country at a low level.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/15 11:01:18

State Council bodies host first open day to increase public knowledge

The Counsellors' Office of the State Council (COSC) and the China Central Institute for Culture and History (CCICH) hosted their first open day Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/15 10:28:02

China's first homegrown polar icebreaker to start its maiden voyage

China's first domestically made polar icebreaker Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, will start its maiden voyage to the Antarctic from the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/15 8:52:04

White Paper expounds on food security, global supply

The white paper elaborated on China's food security, which is important to explain China's stance and policy on the issue and improve understanding on China's food safety, experts noted.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 0:23:39

Retrial held for rapist on death row but released for alleged invention

A Southwest China court began a retrial Monday for a convicted rapist who was freed despite being sentenced to death in 1998 for rape, forced insult to women and intentional injury.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 23:38:40

China introduces exit system for political educators

A withdrawal mechanism and severe punishment was proposed for political teachers at Chinese primary and secondary schools who are found to damage the Party's authority and violate professional ethics, a new guideline on strengthening the political education teacher team showed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 22:38:40

Stray dog mercy killing plan sparks controversy

A Shenzhen plan that allows the mercy killing of stray dogs, which are not adopted for more than 14 days, has sparked controversy on whether it is the best way to manage strayed animals.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 20:43:40

53 video apps adopt anti-addiction system for teens

China's first app tool to prevent teenagers from getting addicted to internet has been launched on 53 video apps from major domestic live-streaming to short video platforms, Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) announced on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 20:33:40

Special task force created after preliminary investigative results of Kunming college girl's death sparked controversy

Police in Kunming, Yunnan Province formed a special task force to investigate the death of a local female sophomore student, whose death threw local police's credibility into question.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 19:33:39

HK rioters use terror-like phone-powered IED targeting police

An improvised explosive device (IED) linked to a mobile phone exploded Sunday night in Kowloon, the first such case in Hong Kong, police said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 19:16:58

Tibet to reward agencies that bring in visitors over winter tourism season

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region will reward travel agencies for hosting tourists in the winter, as part of an effort to further boost the region's tourism.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 17:18:39

How Beijing police ensured security for the 70th anniversary ceremony

The great efforts of countless people were behind the impressive celebration, especially police officers in Beijing, who were responsible for security during the national festival.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 17:13:39

Tiny, endangered jellyfish thrive in wastewater treatment facility

An extremely rare species of freshwater jellyfish the size of a penny, that has existed for 550 million years and predates dinosaurs, was recently spotted in an advanced wastewater treatment facility in South China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 16:11:25

4 rescued, 2 trapped in NE China building collapse

An office building collapsed Monday morning in northeast China's Jilin Province, trapping six people inside, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/14 13:12:24

Vacation time over for fake holiday photos on WeChat

Despite sounding like a joke service, people paying to post fake photos of glamorous holidays and showing off locations from round the world on WeChat has become an actual business on Taobao, China's biggest e-commerce website.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/10/13 23:30:53