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Lunar probe mission has civilian uses: experts

Technologies utilized in the lunar probe mission can also be used for civilian purposes, including cutting smog, producing a type of sugar alcohol and researching self-driving vehicles, Chinese experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 21:43:41

China, Myanmar to hold first joint New Year gala

The first New Year gala co-organized by China and Myanmar will be held on Saturday in Rangoon, Myanmar, a move to enhance cultural exchanges between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 20:28:40

In fight against child trafficking, China puts missing kids info on liquor bottles, takeout boxes

A Chongqing alcohol company recently released more than 110,000 bottles of liquor containing information about lost children on the package in the hope of finding leads for their safe return to their families.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 18:23:17

Xinjiang to build 210,000 houses for rural poor

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region plans to build 210,700 houses for underprivileged people in 2019, authorities said Thursday at the ongoing session of the People's Congress of the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/17 18:20:36

Livestreaming lures migrant workers back to farms with the potential for higher incomes

Wearing a Soviet-style hat typical among Chinese farmers in winter, 40-year-old Jiang Jinchun, from a mountain village in Hengfeng county in East China's Jiangxi Province, scoops up some snow outside his home with a pair of chopsticks and swallows it with a contented expression, as if he were eating something really delicious.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 18:03:41

From Alps to Yangtze, a more open China turns words into deeds

As chilly as the Alps winter is the global economic landscape beset with growing backlash against globalization when world leaders and business elites are busy packing up for their annual gathering of the World Economic Forum (WEF) next week in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/17 17:49:03

Tibet to link all villages by road in 2019

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region aims to build and upgrade 4,500 km of rural roads to link all its townships and villages by the end of 2019, local authorities said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/17 17:44:54

Tibet reports sharp decline in illegal entry and exit amid crackdown

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region launched a drive to crack down on illegal entry to and exit from the region in July, leading to a 79-percent decrease in the number of cases compared with the first half of the year in 2018, according to Tibet's border control authorities.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 17:14:14

China Focus: Foreign media praise Xinjiang's development, stability

A media group consisting of people from six countries praised the development and stability of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region after visiting the area.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/17 14:36:30

China Focus: Foreign media praise Xinjiang's development, stability

A media group consisting of people from six countries praised the development and stability of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region after visiting the area.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/17 9:38:01

China Focus: Xiongan New Area construction to gain momentum

North China's Hebei Province will mobilize the resources of the entire province to build Xiongan New Area, a landmark project for regional coordinated development, the provincial government said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/17 9:37:09

China hits back at Canadian accusation over drug smuggler's death sentence

China on Wednesday hit back at a Canadian official's accusations of China over sentencing a Canadian drug smuggler to death, saying the case must be handled in accordance with Chinese law since it happened in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/17 9:30:49

NYC tourism hits record-high in 2018 with increased Chinese visitors

New York City has welcomed a record 65.2 million tourists in 2018, marking a ninth consecutive year of growth, the city's tourism board said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/17 9:12:54

Chinese actress removes post over religious heresy accusations

A famous Taiwan actress deleted her post promoting controversial Indian spiritual courses, after heated exchanges on Chinese social media over suspected religious cult.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 22:23:41

Earrings on male TV celebrities lead to sexism debate

Are male stars banned from wearing earrings in TV shows? That topic generates a public debate on sexual discrimination, with some urging respect for the diverse fashion styles of men.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 22:18:40

"Father of China's hydrogen bomb" passed away at the age of 93

The “father of China's hydrogen bomb,” Yu Min, passes away at the age of 93 in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 22:03:40

University of Liverpool apologizes for racism email

The University of Liverpool apologized Tuesday after an email reminding its international students not to cheat on exams with the word cheating written in Chinese, sparked controversy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 22:03:40

Tibet's highway mileage reaches 97,000 km

Highway mileage in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region reached over 97,000 kilometers last year, the regional transport authority said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/16 20:56:31