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China requires close monitoring on flu outbreak

A child receives treatment at Beijing Children's Hospital in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 10, 2018. China's health authority has urged strengthened monitoring and treatment in face of the current influenza outbreak. The National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) in a circular asked medical organs at all levels to reserve enough antiviral medicines, and allocate medical resources and equipment such as respirators and monitors for timely treatment of severe cases. The commission also demanded close monitoring of the mutation of flu virus strains, and suggested schools have daily check-ups for students.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/12 9:39:28

Chinese villagers hold funeral for 89-yr-old Japanese war orphan

Villagers in northwest China's Shaanxi Province held a funeral on Thursday for Mszusaki Hideko, a 89-year-old Japanese war orphan who spent most of her life in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/12 8:14:37

Stolen Qing Dynasty pagodas recovered in E China

Police in east China's Zhejiang Province said Thursday they have found two stolen Qing Dynasty pagodas and arrested 13 suspects.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/12 8:10:30

Xinjiang airports see record number of passengers in 2017

The 19 airports in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region welcomed more than 30 million passengers in 2017, a record high.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/12 8:09:56

To the rescue

This handout photo from the Transport Ministry of China on Wednesday shows Chinese offshore supply ship Shen Qian Hao (top left) spraying foam on the burning oil tanker Sanchi off the coast of eastern China. Chinese authorities battling a blaze aboard the Iranian oil tanker said no major spill has been detected, but an explosion had forced firefighting vessels to temporarily suspend work. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2018/1/12 0:03:40

China orders closer monitoring of flu outbreak, check-ups

China's health authority has urged strengthened monitoring and treatment in the face of the influenza outbreak.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/11 23:58:39

World's largest ore carrier delivered in Shanghai

The largest ore carrier in the world was officially named and delivered to China Ore Shipping on Thursday in Shanghai, which experts said will boost Brazil's iron ore exports.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 23:23:40

Chinese scientists find microplastics in South Pole for the 1st time

Chinese researchers on an Antarctic expedition have found microplastics near the South Pole, lending scientific weight to rising calls across the planet to address ocean pollution.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 22:28:39

Overseas Chinese Newsmakers of 2017 unveiled

Renowned scientists, politicians and car racers were among the winners at the Overseas Chinese Newsmakers of 2017 awards.
Source: | 2018/1/11 22:11:05

China boosts border controls in Xinjiang after reported returns of jihadists

China has beefed up border controls in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to counter jihadists returning from Syria after the widely reported defeat of Islamic State (IS), a military officer said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 21:43:39

Marriott hotel's website, app shut down for one week in Tibet gaffe

Marriott International was ordered to shut down its Chinese website and app for a week on Thursday as the hotel chain plunged ever-deeper into a crisis in China after identifying Tibet as a country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 19:48:39

Vendors lament end of era as cities order removal of news stands

News stands that once could be seen on virtually every corner may have become a thing of the past after they were reported to have been removed from Chinese cities, while experts said their disappearance was only a result of market forces.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 18:18:39

Groundbreaking radio telescope project in Xinjiang gets official approval

The Qitai Radio Telescope (QTT) (110-m in diameter) science project in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has been approved by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in a move seen as a boost to the development of Chinese radio astronomical research and technology.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 18:13:39

A Uygur woman and her love of paper-cutting

Paper-cutting is popular across different ethnicities in Xinjiang and Zaorigu Abdukerim, a Uygur woman, has an ardent interest
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/11 14:11:29

Regulator probes Marriott for violating China's cybersecurity law following Tibet incident

Chinese netizens called on Thursday for an investigation of global hotel chain Marriott International for allegedly listing China's Tibet Autonomous Region as a country in an email sent to members, after a Twitter account affiliated to Marriott "liked" a "pro-independence of Tibet" tweet.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 14:05:03

Beijing 2022 opens 7 official merchandise stores in Beijing

The Organizing Committee of Beijing 2022 has opened the first seven official merchandise stores in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/11 11:14:23

Winter fishing at E China's Xiandeng Lake

People catch fish at Xiandeng Lake during winter fishing in Xuyi County, east China's Jiangsu Province, Jan. 10, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/11 10:50:08

Beautiful snow scenery in central China

Photo taken on Jan. 9, 2018 shows the scenery after snowfall in Da'an Town, Longshan County, central China's Hunan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/11 8:45:54