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Xinjiang man sues government over seized giant iron meteorite

A man in Altay Prefecture, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, had his day in court on Monday over a huge iron meteorite he discovered in his pastures in 1986 that was taken away by the local government in 2011.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 20:43:39

Police retrieve large amounts of gold, silver relics

Police officers check relics retrieved after they smashed criminal rings suspected of raiding tombs and smuggling relics in Meishan City, Southwest China’s Sichuan Province.
Source: | 2017/3/21 16:28:18

Dalian Customs seizes 15 suspects and 1,000 tons of imported solid waste

This photo taken on March 17, 2017 shows solid waste illegally imported into China and seized by Customs in Dalian City, Northeast China’s Liaoning Province. Police caught 15 suspects who had used the certificates of others to smuggle solid waste into China, and they also confiscated more than 1,000 tons of garbage.
Source: | 2017/3/21 16:16:29

Smog could ‘delay’ global warming, say scientists

Chinese experts claimed that smog can delay global warming because the particles help oceans absorb carbon dioxide.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 15:48:39

Sunken treasures

Two months of excavation have recovered more than 10,000 pieces of treasure, which originally belonged to revolutionary leader Zhang Xianzhong who fought the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).
Source: CFP | 2017/3/21 0:28:39

A half century of protecting China’s desert cultural treasure

If it had not been for Fan Jinshi and her team, the world cultural heritage site Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes in a remote Chinese desert might have long ago been destroyed by sand, weather or humans.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/20 19:28:39

Chinese man subdues skyjacker who threatened to crash plane

A Chinese man on Saturday tackled a violent passenger who allegedly threatened to take over the cockpit and crash a plane from Ethiopia to Beijing, saving more than 200 passengers.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 19:28:39

Firms from India, EU, US to benefit: experts

China’s top food and drug authority is soliciting public opinion for a draft plan to hasten the process of approving foreign drugs to be sold in the Chinese mainland, a move hailed by experts as both beneficial and challenging to the country’s drug industry.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 15:35:11

Chinese netizens praise police for admitting use of torture on suspect

Chinese netizens praised police from a county in Central China's Henan Province for admitting online that some of their officers may have been involved in torturing a person they arrested in connection with a telecom scam, who eventually died.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 15:23:39

Care center reports 20 dead in 49 days

Local authorities have ordered a foster care center in Shaoguan, South China’s Guangdong Province closed following media reports of 20 deaths at the facility in 49 days this year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 15:13:39

Spring snow adds beauty to Lhasa

This photo taken on March 19, 2017 shows the beautiful scenery after snowfall in Lhasa City, the capital of Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.
Source: | 2017/3/20 15:07:13

Chinese archeologists discover underwater treasure

More than 10,000 gold and silver items that sank to the bottom of a river in southwest China's Sichuan Province over 300 years ago have been recovered, archeologists said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/20 10:44:04

Shanghai customs seize 3.1 tons of smuggled pangolin scales

Two suspected smugglers were detained in Shanghai after authorities recovered 3.1 tons of pangolin scales, the largest amount ever seized in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/19 22:23:40

China to hold first heritage expo in Fujian

To fully publicize China’s UNESCO World Heritage sites and traditional culture, and to facilitate communication and cooperation among the countries along the One Belt and One Road initiative, China will hold its first-ever World Heritage-themed Cultural Expo from August 11 to 15 in Fuzhou, capital of East China’s Fujian Province, China News Service reported Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/19 22:23:39

Xinjiang to run more transnational freight trains in 2017

This year, 300 westbound transnational freight trains will run from northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, 80 more than last year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/19 19:54:39

Students from rural primary school fail to attend finals of intl robotics competition due to lack of funds

Students from a rural primary school in East China's Jiangsu Province won the qualification to participate in the final of a robotics competition in Columbia, but they could not afford the costs for attending the event.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/19 19:53:39

Giant panda Yuan Yuan receives artificial insemination in Taipei zoo

The Taipei Zoo on Friday carried out artificial insemination in female giant panda Yuan Yuan to help her conceive a second baby.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/19 18:18:39

Six missing after fishing boat sinks in east China

Rescuers are searching for six sailors lost at sea after a fishing boat sank Sunday in the waters off east China's Zhejiang Province, according to the local maritime authority.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/19 15:50:09