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Xi calls for unholding "Lyuliang spirit" in poverty relief

President Xi Jinping said more should be done to end poverty and improve the standard of living in revolutionary base areas.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 22:50:30

Shandong receives 1.99 billion cubic meters of water from Yangtze

East China's Shandong Province has received a total of 1.99 billion cubic meters of water from the Yangtze River via the eastern route of the south-to-north water diversion project since the route was put into operation in November 2013, according to the provincial government.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 22:09:57

Tongji sets up football academy

Shanghai's Tongji University unveiled its football academy on Wednesday, aiming to cultivate football-related professional talents in China starting 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 21:13:40

Woman promotes products on TV using forged identities

A report exposing a fake expert selling medicine under various guises on different TV stations has sparked an online uproar over false endorsements and led to the exposure of more bogus experts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 21:13:40

Experts warn about income gap as number of millionaires surges

Experts warned of the rising income gap brought about by a booming economy, after a recent report showed a nine-fold increase in the number of China's high net worth individuals (HNWIs) in the past 10 years.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 21:13:39

China orders websites to remove unlicensed multimedia content about politics and public affairs

China's media watchdog on Thursday announced it is requiring several websites, including Sina Weibo and AcFun, to shut down its multimedia content for failing to obtain a license and for broadcasting negative social commentaries.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 20:42:49

Draft law to lock up those who disrespect China’s anthem gets first reading

A draft national anthem law, which if passed could be used to detain anyone who "mars the anthem's solemnity" for up to 15 days, was submitted to Chinese lawmakers on Thursday for its first review.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 19:18:39

Amur tigers, leopards rebound

China's forestry authority said that conservation efforts to save the endangered populations of wild Amur tigers and leopards in the country have resulted in population growths of nearly 50 percent over the past decade.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 19:03:39

What’s hot on Sina Weibo

Are you up on what the hundreds of millions of Chinese netizens are talking about? Take a moment and get the rundown of what's hot, what's trending, and what's drawing the most buzz on the Chinese blogosphere.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 19:03:39

Takers of first gaokao warn robots may replace workers if education is not reformed

When he first heard that he might get into a university for workers, peasants and soldiers, the then 21-year-old Xu Xiaoping was thrilled.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 18:38:40

Three panda cubs born in NW China's Shaanxi Province

Three panda cubs were born in northwest China's Shaanxi Province last week, the provincial forestry department said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 17:24:47

China considers changes to public interest litigation rules

China has drafted amendments to the administrative and civil procedure laws to allow prosecutors to institute public interest litigation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 16:06:55

Chinese lawmakers amend law to promote SME development

China's top legislature Thursday began reviewing a draft amendment to promote the development of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) by cutting costs and supporting innovation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 16:01:45

China renews yellow alert for rainstorms

China's national weather observatory continued a yellow alert for rainstorms on Thursday, as heavy rain is expected across the country in the next few days.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 14:49:19

Children in kindergartens around China enter graduation season

Children pose for graduation pictures at a kindergarten in Xingtai, north China's Hebei Province, June 20, 2017. Children in kindergartens around China have entered their graduation season.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 10:35:21

Yoga fans practise yoga across China

Yoga fans practise yoga on the occasion of the International Yoga Day in Zhangye, northwest China's Gansu Province, June 21, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 10:15:07

Raspberries, blueberries harvested in east China's Shandong

A farmer picks raspberries at Huangdunhe Village of Yiyuan County, east China's Shandong Province, June 20, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 10:02:00

Marco Polo, first Westerner to say that Tibet is part of China: Chinese scholar

Hao Shiyuan, a scholar with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), said in a recent visit to Spain that in the 13th century, Marco Polo, who toured China for 17 years, was the first Westerner to say that Tibet is part of China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 8:34:19