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Terraces shrouded by clouds in south China's Guangxi

Photo taken on April 18, 2017 shows terraces shrouded by clouds in Longsheng, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/19 17:13:10

Ministry asks for quick action to mitigate effects

China's Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) on Wednesday confirmed there are two large pits of sewage in North China, urging the local government to conduct examination of underground water and ease the impact on the neighborhood.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/19 16:08:39

NW China's Dunhuang receives some 1.13 mln tourists in Q1

Tourists enjoy a circular-screen movie at a digital center inside the Mogao Grottoes, a world cultural heritage, in Dunhuang, northwest China's Gansu Province, April 15, 2017. Dunhuang received some 1.13 million tourists in the first quarter of this year with a total revenue of 1.1 billion yuan (about 160 million US dollars).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/19 13:49:17

China's first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 ready for launch

China's first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, is ready for launch, according to the Wenchang Space Launch Center in southern China's Hainan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/19 13:17:44

China Minsheng Bank says it will assist in fraud probe

China Minsheng Bank has established a team to assist police in the investigation into a branch head who was suspected of fabricating wealth management products (WMPs) that involves 150 investors and 3 billion yuan ($436 million).
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/19 0:28:40

Four people under probe for substandard subway cables

Four people are under investigation for suspected "serious disciplinary violations" following the discovery of substandard subway cables in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, the municipal discipline inspection authorities said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/18 23:14:57

More than 60 pct of Chinese read via WeChat

A total of 62.4 percent of Chinese adults read via the popular messaging app WeChat in 2016, up 10.5 percentage points year on year, according to a survey released on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/18 23:14:14

China set to launch 1st cargo spacecraft, prepares for own space station

China will launch its first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, between Thursday and next Monday, laying the foundation for the country's own space station by 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/18 22:38:40

Police in Xi’an arrests three over sales of replica guns, confiscates 667

Police in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province has busted three suspects over illegal trade of replica guns on Chinese social media WeChat and confiscated 667 replica guns, media reported citing an announcement circulated on the the website of Xi'an People's Procuratorate.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/18 20:28:40

Violence over housing demolition continues to grow as farmers feel threatened by urbanization

The tension between Chinese farmers and the local government in house demolition remains “the top domestic contradictions in China,” as the country continues to spur urbanization and building a new countryside, a report said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/18 20:28:39

Rumors debunked that China uses cult practitioners’, prisoners’ organs

Leading organ transplant experts are calling on China to step up efforts against illegal organ trafficking by foreigners in the country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/18 20:13:39

Chinese province offers 300,000 yuan reward to drug tipsters in new campaign

As part of their efforts to fight drug-related crime, officials in Central China's Henan Province are offering rewards of up to 300,000 yuan ($43,541) for any information that leads to a police seizure or arrest.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/18 16:23:39

70 pct of Chinese buy new cellphones every two years: survey

In a survey, 71.8 percent of respondents said they buy new mobile phones every two years or less on average.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/18 14:39:55

Traditional Tibetan medicine to be made available in all of Tibet hospitals by 2020

Officials in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region have vowed to provide traditional Tibetan medicine services and facilities to all counties in the region by 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/18 14:13:39

Farmers pick tea leaves in Liyang City, E China

Farmers pick tea leaves at a tea garden in Liyang City, east China's Jiangsu Province, April 15, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/18 14:11:40

Guanting Reservoir Bridge of Beijing-Zhangjiakou railway under construction

Aerial photo taken on April 17, 2017 shows the construction site of Guanting Reservoir Bridge of Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway in north China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/18 13:35:36

Standardization of terms aimed at reaffirming sovereignty: experts

Chinese experts said that the standardization of the names of six places in South Tibet is a move to reaffirm the country's territorial sovereignty to the disputed region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/18 11:53:39

3 confirmed dead in NW China landslide

Three people died in a landslide that knocked down a residential building in northwest China's Shaanxi Province Monday, local authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/18 10:48:19