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Skiing brings winter sporting fun to vast desert in Inner Mongolia

Skiing on a snowy slope and looking far away at the vast desert, Li Dongwei yelled excitedly: "It made my day!"
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/12 10:58:29

China faces gas shortage in winter heating

Local governments in North China have taken measures in response to a gas shortage caused by the shift from coal-powered to gas-powered heating, with experts calling for patience.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 23:00:24

Chinese government allocates winter disaster relief fund

The Chinese central government has allocated 5.7 billion yuan (about 865.6 million US dollars) in relief funds to help people in disaster-hit regions get through the winter.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 22:34:48

Chinese student denies intentional homicide at Tokyo trial

A Chinese student denied deliberately stabbing his ex-girlfriend's roommate to death on Monday at the first day of a trial in Tokyo that is making headlines in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 22:03:39

China supports Iraq's economic recovery efforts: FM

China supports the Iraqi government's efforts to safeguard national stability and promote economic recovery, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 20:53:40

Chinese groups pressure Japan to apologize for Nanjing Massacre

China's non-governmental organizations and society have taken steps to ask the Japanese government to apologize to the victims of the Nanjing Massacre, recognize history and pay suitable compensation ahead of China's National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 20:53:39

Urumqi restaurants ordered to remove uncertified halal logos

Restaurants in the capital of Xinjiang have been ordered to remove unauthorized halal logos from their signs in a campaign that aims to regulate unauthorized usage of religious signs and protect genuine Islamic food from fakery in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 20:43:39

China publishes documents about Nanjing Massacre ahead of memorial day

A slew of documents regarding the Nanjing Massacre were published in both paper and digital versions Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 20:23:09

Top procuratorate launches probe into former Chongqing Party chief

The Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) of China announced on Monday that it has started an investigation into Sun Zhengcai, former secretary of Chongqing Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 18:33:40

China's hi-tech toilets hailed as eco-friendly boost to tourism and nation's image

Facial recognition software that curbs toilet paper theft in Beijing, vacuum toilets in Hebei Province that flush without water, and even a 3D-printed public toilet block in Jiangsu Province; these are some of the smart and technology-driven measures that are being used in almost every aspect of China's campaign to improve its public washrooms.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 18:33:40

Xi'an to host conference on Confucius Institutes

A conference on Confucius Institutes will be held from Tuesday to Wednesday in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 18:09:44

Chinese elderly "occupy" karaoke venues

Once the first choice of entertainment for the nation's youth, KTV bars are now becoming the favored hangout for China's elderly.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 17:46:37

China, Russia stage missile tracking drills

China and Russia began their second joint computer-assisted anti-missile drills on Monday as the US and its allies South Korea and Japan simultaneously began joint missile tracking exercises, a coincidence that has raised fears of possible clashes amid the strained situation on the Korean Peninsula.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 17:03:40

Tianjin replaces coal-powered heating of 530,000 homes

North China's Tianjin Municipality has replaced half of heating systems of 1.2 million households from coal-based to gas- or electric-based, which has lowered the PM 2.5 index by 49 percent from the same period last year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 17:03:39

Residents mobilized to protect environment in Tibet

Residents of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region have been mobilized for government-paid patrolling jobs to protect the ecosystem on the "roof of the world."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 16:45:37

Chinese firm to build world's largest floating photovoltaic power plant

The China Three Gorges Corporation has invested 1 billion yuan ($151 million) to build the world's biggest floating solar power plant in East China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 15:23:39

'Naughty' elephant damages two vehicles in SW China

A wild Asian elephant turned a highway in southwest China's Yunnan province into its playground, damaging a minibus and a sedan Saturday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 14:37:39

Six die in north China's bath center fire

Six people have been confirmed dead after a bath center in Handan City, north China's Hebei Province, caught fire on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/11 11:52:19