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Popular young Chinese singer Roy Wang facing fine for smoking in restaurant

Chinese teenage heartthrob Roy Wang (Wang Yuan) is facing punishment and has already apologized on Tuesday after being caught smoking inside a restaurant, leading to more than 1 billion views with many netizens saying that he has ruined his "good boy" image.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 19:37:36

Homegrown BeiDou system guarantees industry safety

The overall output value of China's satellite navigation and positioning services industry reached 301.6 billion yuan ($43 billion) in 2018, up 18.3 percent on a year-on-year basis, with the country's home-developed BeiDou satellite system contributing 80 percent to the core production value, reads an official white paper.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 19:28:40

Rejection of Taiwan to WHA shows wide acceptance of one-China principle: FM

Rejecting the Taiwan region's participation in the annual session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) shows that the one-China principle is widely welcomed by the international society, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 19:08:40

Authorities deny woman's request to leave property to her dogs after she dies

A woman in North China's Hubei Province has been told she cannot leave her property to her dogs when she dies, as there is no legal precedent for it in Chinese law.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 18:18:40

US Commerce Department temporarily loosens restrictions on Huawei

The US Department of Commerce on Monday issued a 90-day temporary license loosening restrictions on business deals with Chinese tech giant Huawei.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 15:45:58

Guangdong to fully open elderly care market

South China's Guangdong Province abolished an old regulation on the market access of elderly care institutions to boost the development of the industry, local civil affairs authorities said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/21 15:22:03

Death toll rises to 4 after bar collapses in south China

At least four people were killed and 87 others injured as of 9 a.m. Tuesday after the roof of a night bar collapsed Monday in the city of Baise, southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/21 13:45:45

Chinese tourists more aware of wildlife protection: newspaper

Most Chinese respondents in a recent survey say "no" to any activities that might have a negative impact on animals during their tours, Tuesday's China Daily reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/21 11:25:09

Cantonese cuisine fires up poverty alleviation opportunities

Dim sum, boiled shrimp, roast goose, bite-sized wontons, and steamed spareribs with pickled plums are all staples of Cantonese cuisine, or Guangdong cuisine, which has long dazzled world food lovers with its delicious freshness.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/21 9:22:27

Europe's scrutiny results prove Huawei "innocent": China FM spokesperson

The results of Europe's scrutiny on products by China's Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. have proven the company's "innocence," a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/21 9:19:59

Xi visits village of old revolutionary base

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, visited Tantou Village in Yudu County, Ganzhou City, during an inspection tour of east China's Jiangxi Province on Monday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/21 9:14:44

Chinese crime film competes at Cannes, hopes to win Golden Palm Award

Chinese crime film The Wild Goose Lake, based on a true story, gives a glimpse of Chinese gangdom, police chases and sex workers, and has been widely praised by moviegoers who placed high hopes on taking the Golden Palm Award at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 23:58:40

Writer sentenced to 4 years for publishing illegal, homoerotic books

An online homoerotic story writer was recently sentenced to four years in jail for illegally publishing and selling the books in Central China's Hubei Province, the latest case of homoerotic story writers being punished after another such writer was sentenced to 10 years in jail in January.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 23:14:38

High-profile corruption case of China's former securities regulator boosts confidence, signals further anti-graft crackdown in financial sector

A high-profile corruption case involving the former head of China's securities watchdog boosted confidence in the country's financial markets, as the top leadership showed its determination in the anti-corruption campaign despite mounting economic challenges and a crackdown campaign in the financial market could follow, analysts said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 23:03:40

Xi Jinping lays floral basket at monument marking departure of Long March

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, pays tribute to and lays a floral basket at a monument marking the departure of the Long March in Yudu County of Ganzhou City, east China's Jiangxi Province, May 20, 2019.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/20 22:57:39

Chinese firms can handle US blockades

Chinese companies, whether state-owned or private, enjoy research and development self-reliance despite the possibility of increased US pressure on them due to the escalating trade war, Chinese analysts said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 22:43:40

Guangdong police extradites fugitive in Greece for swindling locals

Police in South China's Guangdong Province announced the successful extradition of an economic fugitive in Greece on Thursday, hailing it as a milestone for the provincial police in tracking down and capturing suspects overseas.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 21:48:42

90% of singles lack love skills; blind dates start young

Ninety percent of China's singles have been in love less than three times and a lack of experience of being in a relationship is possibly the main reason for young Chinese to stay single, a recent report revealed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 21:08:40