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Cole flower festival held in northwest China

Aerial photo taken on March 21, 2017 shows cole flower fields in Nanzheng County, Hanzhong City of northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Hanzhong holds cole flower festival in March every year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 16:51:38

Wild birds attract visitors in Fujian, southeast China

An elliot's pheasant searches for food in Mingxi County, southeast China's Fujian Province, March 19, 2017. 316 species of wild birds have been found in Mingxi County, 60 percent of that of the whole province of Fujian, which attracts lots of visitors.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 16:48:02

Guangdong scandal leads to care center inspections, call for reforms

China's top civil affairs authority has ordered that foster care centers be reformed, after a foster center in South China's Guangdong Province reportedly caused 20 deaths in 49 days this year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 14:28:39

Death toll from primary school stampede rises to two

Death toll from the primary school stampede in central China's Henan Province Wednesday morning rises to two.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 12:57:07

2 children dead, 20 injured in stampede at elementary school

At least two children are dead and more than 20 others injured during a nightmarish stampede at an elementary school bathroom Wednesday in Central China’s Henan Province.
Source: | 2017/3/22 12:33:33

Is a lemon just a lemon?

Isn't a lemon just a lemon? Perhaps, when but when it hits the production line in Tongnan, a district of southwest China's Chongqing city, it can become anything from fruit tea to facial mask to essential oil.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 11:36:59

World Sleep Day marked at kindergartens across China

A teacher introduces the correct sleeping posture for children at a kindergarten in Anping County, north China's Hebei Province, March 21, 2017. Tuesday marks the World Sleep Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 10:10:04

Farmers work in fields in SW China city

Farmers work in the fields in Damianchang Village of Fengdu County, southwest China's Chongqing, March 20, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 9:59:32

Apricot greatly boosts county's tourism

An aerial view of apricot trees in full bloom in Toksun County, Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 20, 2017. The county has more than 2,930 hectares planted in apricot trees and has organized an apricot blossom festival for four years in a row.
Source: | 2017/3/22 9:15:23

Beijing to receive 900 cubic meters of water from Yangtze River in 2017

Beijing expects to receive 911 million cubic meters of water from the Yangtze River between Nov. 2016 and Oct. 2017, local authorities said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 8:01:43

Trade through quake-hit Gyirong port in Tibet surges in 2016

The total volume of trade at the border port of Gyirong in China's Tibet Autonomous Region hit 3.4 billion yuan (490 million US dollars) in 2016, a 4.5-fold increase year on year, Lhasa customs said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 7:59:51

Relic hunters loot murals in Shanxi temples

Cultural scholars are calling for strengthened efforts from the government and public to protect and preserve cultural relics, after hundreds of ancient murals have been destroyed or stolen from dilapidated temples in Shanxi Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 0:28:39

Local govt probes claim of denial of poverty subsidy

The local government of Mizhi county, Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, is investigating a claim by a local woman that a village Party chief cancelled her qualification for poverty allowance after she refused to have sex with him.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 21:53:39

Beijing to receive 900 mln cubic meters of water from Yangtze River in 2017

Beijing expects to receive 911 million cubic meters of water from the Yangtze River between Nov. 2016 and Oct. 2017, local authorities said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/21 21:48:50

Chinese happier than Indians, Greeks, Portuguese: UN report

Chinese people are happier than those from Pakistan, Greece, Portugal and India, according to a UN report issued Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 21:48:40

Shantou students influenced by preaching

The provincial discipline watchdog has revealed a case of illegal religious infiltration in a university in Shantou, South China’s Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 21:48:39

China able to detect 300 known pathogens within 72 hours: ministry

A system that can detect 300 known pathogens of communicable diseases within 72 hours, has taken shape in China, the Ministry of Science and Technology said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/21 21:47:59

Analysts warn of widening wealth gap as China adds 76 billionaires to Forbes rich list

The Chinese government should closely monitor the country’s wealth gap and focus on poverty relief, said Chinese experts, as China has the most new entries on Forbes magazine’s annual ranking of the world’s billionaires in 2016.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 21:23:39