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China cuts software, IC taxes

China is cutting taxes on software and integrated circuits enterprises while the US imposes export controls that threaten to stifle Chinese IT companies, including Huawei, and industry observers said that if Chinese firms successfully replace foreign suppliers, US firms could lose.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 22:13:40

Nation's nuclear power safe with tech breakthrough

The completion of the domestically developed CAP1400 nuclear technology will make China's nuclear power safe and break foreign restrictions on the this arena, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 22:08:41

Ex-mayor sentenced to 15 years in jail for taking bribes

A former city official whose total assets surpassed 300 million yuan ($43.5 million), including 46 houses across the country, was sentenced to 15 years in jail by a court in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 21:53:40

Live broadcast gets convicted to pay compensation after roof-topping lover died

The Beijing Internet Court Tuesday required a live broadcast platform to pay 30,000 yuan ($4347) as compensation to mother of a star rooftopper, who died in November 2017 while taking live of extreme sports, as the platform failed to perform the supervision responsibility to videos of risky content.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 21:43:40

Trade war might affect BDS application

Some business runners approached by the Global Times reporter at the CSNC expressed their concerns over the escalating China-US trade war.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 21:23:40

Xi requires new advances in rise of central China

President Xi Jinping has required efforts to enhance the comprehensive strength and competitiveness of the country's central region and to make new advances in the rise of the central region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 17:39:52

"Dances with Wolves" in the Altun Mountains

A wolf is at the door, literally, at a railway construction site in the Altun Mountains, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 17:09:31

China to send 6-8 BeiDou-3 navigation satellites by year-end: official

China will send another six to eight BeiDou-3 (BDS-3) navigation satellites before the end of 2019, and complete construction of the BDS-3 - the new generation global navigation satellite system - by 2020, a senior official said Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 16:58:40

Taiwan's New Party chairman to visit mainland

Yok Mu-ming, chairman of Taiwan-based New Party, will lead a delegation of personages from various circles in Taiwan to visit the Chinese mainland from May 24 to 30, a mainland spokesperson announced Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 13:54:04

Bio-imaging breakthrough developed by China-Australia collaboration

A China-Australia research collaboration has resulted in a revolutionary new imaging contrast agent, with the potential for doctors see more deeply and clearly inside the body than ever before as they conduct internal surgeries.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 12:40:22

China plans to remove all expressway toll booths by end of 2019

China has unveiled a guideline to meet the goal of removing all expressway toll booths at provincial borders by the end of this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 11:17:16

China equips people with drug safety knowledge

A week-long campaign started Tuesday in Beijing to help to equip people with knowledge of drug saftey via a series of activities.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 9:10:24

Relocation proceeds smoothly in China's Xiongan New Area

Over 70 percent of a total of 521 families have signed agreements with the government to transfer their land for the building of a new city in the Xiongan New Area.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 8:36:35

Xi visits old revolutionary base area during inspection tour in Jiangxi

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visits a memorial hall marking the departure of the Long March by the Central Red Army in Yudu County, Ganzhou City, during an inspection tour of east China's Jiangxi Province. Xi on Monday visited an old revolutionary base area in the south of Jiangxi Province during the inspection.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/21 23:43:01

Chinese hail nation's nuclear safety history

The HBO TV miniseries, Chernobyl, which depicts the 1986 nuclear disaster, has shed light on the safety of nuclear energy, with Chinese netizens saying China has a history of nuclear safety.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 23:13:40

Hang time

Powered hang gliders perform on Monday at the 2019 World Fly-in Expo, which is being held at the Hannan General Aviation Airport in Wuhan, Central's China's Hubei Province. The expo runs from Saturday to Tuesday.
Source: VCG | 2019/5/21 21:53:39

Taekwondo champion claims gold medal 'stolen'

British taekwondoin Bianca Walkden's controversial win over China's Zheng Shuyin at the world championships on Friday was under the spotlight as Chinese netizens questioned the referee's double standard on foreign and local players.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 21:48:40

29-year-old Chinese bank president named deputy county head, stirs controversy

A 29-year-old president of a bank in Jiangxi Province is under investigation after her appointment as the temporary deputy head of a county stirred a wave critical skepticism on Chinese social media platforms.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 21:03:06