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China to compile historical data about South China Sea

A project was launched Wednesday in China that will see researchers compile historical data obtained during expeditions to the South China Sea since the late 1950s.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 0:08:12

Chinese, US business leaders oppose trade protectionism

Business leaders from the world's largest developing and developed economies urged their governments to oppose trade protectionist policies as the 9th US-China CEO and Former Senior Officials' Dialogue concluded in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 22:48:39

Hong Kong lineup

Hong Kong Chief Executive-elect Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (center) introduces members of her cabinet at a news conference in Hong Kong Wednesday. Photo: AP
Source: AP | 2017/6/21 22:43:39

South China Sea research data to be digitized

China launched a project on Wednesday to digitize the information collected from the country's scientific research and investigations in the South China Sea, including the islands and reefs in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 22:08:40

Police keep a close eye during Yulin dog meat festival

Additional police were deployed in the streets of Yulin, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, in a bid to prevent vendors from selling and slaughtering dogs on the street during the dog meat festival, which fell on Wednesday. The scale of this year is much smaller compared with previous years.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 22:08:39

240,000 drug addicts under compulsory detox in China: Ministry

China has more than 240,000 drug users in compulsory detox, the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/21 21:43:07

Australia to remove defense files from Chinese-owned data hub, ‘politicizing’ ties

Chinese experts said Australia should not politicize economic ties with China following an announcement by the Australian Defense Ministry that it would move its files out of a Chinese-owned data hub to ensure information security.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 21:38:39

‘No concessions’ on THAAD

China will "make no concessions" over Seoul's deployment of the US Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, Chinese experts said, after South Korean President Moon Jae-in denied on Tuesday that getting an environmental impact assessment means that Seoul will postpone or reverse the decision.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 21:33:39

Local govt slammed for praising itself instead of providing fire details

Experts have criticized a local government for focusing more on congratulating itself for putting a blaze than explaining the fire's causes and aftermath, as this shows the authorities have a "formalist" mentality.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 19:08:40

Flying close to the sun

The chief engineer of China's first solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) the Caihong (CH) has confidently claimed that his team aims to best their US rivals in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 19:08:40

Graft fugitive on 'red list"' surrenders

Yuan Mei, one of China's most wanted fugitives, returned to China and turned herself in to the police, the anti-corruption authority said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/21 16:55:55

China to digitize data collected from scientific probes and investigations in South China Sea

China launched a project on Wednesday to digitalize collected data from the country's scientific probes and investigations in the South China Sea, including islands and reefs in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 16:38:39

China sees fewer production accidents in Jan.-May

China's workplace safety record improved in the first five months of 2017, with the number of accidents and fatalities both dropping, the country's work safety watchdog said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/21 16:16:59

China’s new long-range maritime surveillance plane could cover all of S. China Sea: report

The first medium-to-long-range maritime-surveillance plane under the Chinese State Oceanic Administration has started operation at the South China Sea Branch of the government department.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 15:53:39

Toxic gas leakage kills 6 in SW China

A poisonous gas leak killed six workers at a tunnel construction site in southwest China's Yunnan Province Wednesday morning, local authorities confirmed.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/21 15:17:10

Biggest water transfer project ever benefits 100 million in China

Two years after China opened an $80 billion mega tunnel to transfer water from the country's south to its parched north, it has quenched the thirst of 100 million people - roughly the combined population of Germany plus the Netherlands - mitigating an alarming water crisis and reaping rich economic dividends in 18 of China’s industrial, agricultural-powerhouse cities and capital Beijing.
Source: people.cn | 2017/6/21 11:15:11

Poyang Lake sees end of three-month-long fishing ban

People perform at a celebration of the end of fishing ban in Kangshan Township of Yugan County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 20, 2017.The Poyang Lake saw an end of its three-month-long fishing ban on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/21 10:04:00

Aerial view of coastal city Qingdao

Aerial photo taken on June 20, 2017 shows buildings and streets partly hidden and partly visible through advection fog in Qingdao, a coastal city in east China's Shandong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/21 10:00:10