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Tourist from China's Taiwan killed by hippo in Kenya

A tourist from China's Taiwan died while another was injured on Saturday afternoon after an attack by a hippopotamus on the shores of Lake Naivasha, about 95 km northwest of the Kenyan capital, the Chinese embassy in Nairobi confirmed on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/13 9:50:56

5.0-magnitude quake hits southwest China

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Tonghai County in the city of Yuxi, southwest China's Yunnan Province, at 1:44 a.m. Monday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/13 8:12:56

China upgrades alert for typhoon Yagi

China's national observatory on Sunday upgraded the alert for typhoon Yagi from blue to yellow, as the typhoon is forecast to make landfall in the eastern coastal region Sunday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/13 8:11:54

China braces for 14th typhoon of the year

East China's Zhejiang Province is bracing for the impact of Yagi, this year's 14th typhoon, which is expected to make landfall Sunday night, local flood control headquarters said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/13 8:11:29

Overseas Chinese companies must integrate with locals to prevent potential terror attacks: experts

Chinese counter-terrorism experts said on Sunday that overseas Chinese companies should integrate with local people to prevent potential terror attacks following a suicide attack in Pakistan that injured three Chinese workers on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 22:18:39

Nobel laureates gather in Beijing as China reaches out to top scientists

The World Forum on Science and Technological Innovation was held in Beijing from Friday to Sunday, with 20 Nobel laureates in the fields of physics, chemistry and medicine and over 1,000 high-tech company executives attending the forum to discuss global technological innovations and industrialization.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 22:33:39

Scientists create lightweight, fire-retardant artificial wood

Scientists have developed a lightweight artificial wood that is corrosion resistant, fire retardant and expected to replace natural wood for construction in the future, Chinese media reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 22:18:40

Chinese firms set 1m yuan per episode cap on celebrity fees amid government call

Chinese video streaming giants and film producers vowed to set a cap on movie and television star fees and fulfill the government's call to rectify bad practices in the entertainment industry.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 22:13:40

Rainbow trout can now officially be labeled as salmon in China

Rainbow trout can be labeled and sold as salmon, according to new rules issued by a government-run fishery organization and 13 Chinese fishery companies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 18:53:40

Chinese pet owners panic over online call to poison unleashed dogs

Chinese dog owners are in a panic after an online article calling on the public to poison unleashed pet dogs once again brought the country's war over dogs in the spotlight.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 18:53:40

Internet revolutionizes funeral industry, brings taboos to light

Chinese internet startups are pouring money to the funeral industry, which is beginning to change the “taboo” industry with open discussions and transparent pricing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 18:53:39

Nobel laureates gather in Beijing as China reaches out to top scientists

The World Forum on Science and Technological Innovation was held in Beijing from Friday to Sunday, with some 20 Nobel laureates in the fields of physics, chemistry and medicine and over 1,000 high-tech company executives attending the forum to discuss global technological innovations and industrialization.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 18:48:12

Divorces in China rise for 16 years, marriages sharply fall since 2014

The number of divorces has been soaring in China in the past 16 years, as the marriage rate significantly falls since 2014.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 17:58:39

China lowers prices of 14 cancer drugs

China's state medical insurance administration has lowered the procurement prices of 14 cancer drugs, asking provincial-level drug procurement platforms to follow the new standard by the end of September.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/12 15:03:53

China issues yellow alert for rainstorms

China's national observatory has issued a yellow alert for heavy rain on Sunday and Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/12 15:02:13

China's monetary policy to be "neither too tight nor too loose:" PBOC

China's central bank has said that the country's prudent monetary policy will be kept neutral and be neither too tight nor too loose.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/12 13:51:01

China renews alert as typhoon Yagi approaches

China's national observatory on Sunday issued a blue alert for typhoon Yagi which has strengthened ahead of its forecast landfall in the eastern coastal region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/12 13:22:21

40 pct of young Chinese entrepreneurs are female: report

About 40 percent of young Chinese entrepreneurs are female, according to a report released recently.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 10:59:15