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One H7N9 death reported in central China

A resident of central China's Hunan Province died of H7N9 flu infection, said provincial authorities on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/15 14:00:16

After quake, tourist village starts anew

Phata, 62, gently twists a bulb onto a newly installed lamp holder, and the light illuminates the entire tent.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/15 1:14:17

WWII US veterans recount victory over Japan

On the island of Guam, August 15, 1945, Dick Whitaker, a member of the Sixth Marine Division of the United States Marine Corps, learned the news of the Japanese surrender.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/15 0:42:51

China releases documentary on 'comfort women'

A documentary about 22 Chinese “comfort women” survivors, named Twenty Two, was lauded by celebrities and the Chinese public as the film was released on Monday, the International Memorial Day for Comfort Women.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 22:18:39

China sees baby boom of second child but experts say it's only temporary

Nearly 60 percent of the 7.4 million newborns in China in the first five months of 2017 are the second or third children, and experts said the birth of the second children is set to peak this year after the implementation of the comprehensive two-child policy in October 2015.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 21:58:39

Earthquake-hit Jiuzhaigou ‘can be restored quickly’

Earthquake-battered Jiuzhaigou, one of China's most appealing natural landscapes located in Southwest China's Sichuan Province, can be restored soon with currently available technology, Chinese experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 21:48:40

Spirited undertaking

Rescuers search for victims of a landslide in Rong’an county, South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Monday. Heavy rains in the county caused the landslide. Three people are confirmed dead.
Source: CFP | 2017/8/14 21:48:39

85% of hazardous waste in China not being treated properly: expert

China's hazardous waste treatment market is estimated to reach more than 200 billion yuan ($29 billion) by 2020 but the domestic hazardous waste treatment capacity is lagging far behind, with only 15 percent of hazardous waste being effectively treated at present, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 21:48:39

Monitoring of quakes affected in past 10 years

Earthquake monitoring stations in Southwest China's Sichuan Province have been damaged or tampered with 96 times in the past 10 years.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 21:33:40

Chinese netizens mock US ‘cultural revolution’ after violent rally

The violent clashes that took place at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia has sparked lively discussions on Chinese social media, with some mocking the US' so-called "tolerance and democracy."
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 21:33:40

Police say 4-year-old found dead underneath road was accidental

Anhui Province police say the death of a 4-year-old girl discovered buried under a road that was in the process of being repaired was accidental, the media reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 19:08:39

Other nations’ ruling parties draw on CPC experience

The world is witnessing two dramatic scenarios: the world economy recovering sluggishly after the global financial crisis; and the West mired in an unprecedented institutional crisis, while China constantly appears to create social and economic miracles, showcasing its growth path based on socialism with Chinese characteristics.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/14 19:08:39

Model of world's largest amphibious aircraft aces performance test

A model of China's AG600, the world's largest amphibious aircraft, successfully conducted a hydrodynamic performance test, according to a China Central Television News (CCTV) report.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 15:38:28

Another 'comfort woman' passes away in China

A Chinese woman forced into front-line brothels for Japanese troops during World War II died on Saturday, bringing the number of surviving "comfort women," a euphemism for sex slaves, to only 14 on the Chinese mainland.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/14 11:58:41

Chinese tourists stranded in Nepal floods safe: police

About 100 Chinese tourists stranded in heavy floods in Sauraha, a popular tourist destination in southern Chitwan district of Nepal, had been brought to safe locations, police and the local hotel association said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/14 8:44:56

Sale of ivory products in China decline ahead of ban

China's ivory market is shrinking with the decline in the number of ivory items for sale, ahead of the government's ban on ivory trade, animal rights organizations said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 0:08:39

China announces maritime nuclear power firm

The floating nuclear power plants could better conserve the environment in areas such as the South China Sea, Chinese experts said after the country recently announced the setting up of a maritime nuclear power company in Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 23:03:40

Xi’an municipal Party committee vows to conduct ‘self-reflection’ amid controversy over plane privilege

The Communist Party of China (CPC)'s municipal committee of Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province warned on Sunday that the incident that has spiraled over the past few days involving a report which claimed Xi'an local officials requested to be segregated from other passengers on a flight has "raised an alarm" about unwanted working styles.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 22:58:39