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Sandstorm hits northwest China's Ningxia

A sandstorm hits Yanchi County of Wuzhong City, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, on April 17, 2017. Most part of Ningxia witnessed a sandstorm weather on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/18 9:23:44

Scenery of Baiyangdian in Xiongan New Area

File photo taken on July 6, 2014 shows tourists in Baiyangdian, one of the largest freshwater wetlands in north China, in Anxin County, north China's Hebei Province. China announced the plan for Xiongan New Area officially on April 1, 2017. The new area will span Xiongxian, Rongcheng and Anxin counties in Hebei Province, eventually covering 2,000 square kilometers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/18 9:02:47

Military offers 2,000 research projects to private companies

China's military is offering to fund 2,000 projects to private Chinese firms and institutes for research on equipment and weapons, a move that experts said will further boost military-civilian integration and upgrade military technologies.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 23:03:40

Uyghur teachers caught spreading religious extremism

A top education official from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has warned teachers to abide by political rules, after catching Uyghur teachers spreading religious extremism.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 23:03:39

HIV test kit vending machines aimed at containing infections on campuses

HIV test kits are being made available in vending machines at several Chinese universities in a move to prevent the spread of the virus among college students.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 22:53:39

China launches reform of ‘green card’ for foreigners

China has launched a reform of permanent residence certificates for foreigners, making the certificate more acceptable and recognizable by the public just like Chinese citizens' identity cards, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) announced Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 22:48:40

Transport to space

China’s first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 is to be launched into space between April 20 and 24. The spacecraft was transferred with a Long March-7 Y2 carrier rocket from the testing center to the launch zone in Wenchang, South China’s Hainan Province
Source: CFP | 2017/4/17 22:48:39

Investigation launched after 82-year-old’s corpse found in demolished house

A city government in East China's Jiangxi Province announced on Sunday that it is investigating the Friday discovery of an elderly woman's corpse in the ruins of a demolished home, media reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 19:48:40

Anhui offers blend of ancient and modern industries to the rest of the world

The Xieyuda Tea Company in East China's Anhui Province started selling Huangshan Maofeng in 1875.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 19:48:39

8 missing in NW China landslide

Eight people went missing in a landslide in northwest China's Shaanxi Province on Monday, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 17:27:20

Xinjiang to invest 14.4 billion yuan on airport construction

Xinjiang plans to spend 14.4 billion yuan on the construction or expansion of 17 airports this year to enhance the region's role as a transport terminal linking China with Central Asia.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 17:23:44

China launches reform of Chinese "green cards"

China will launch a reform of permanent residence certificates for foreigners, according to a reform plan issued by the Ministry of Public Security.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 17:19:04

News app providing links to livestreaming platform with porn

Some of China's most influential websites and social platforms are stuffed with pornographic content, China Central Television (CCTV) reported Monday, despite the country's constant crackdown against online obscenity.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 15:53:39

Almost 1 million foreign nationals worked in the Chinese mainland in 2016

Over 900,000 foreign nationals worked in the Chinese mainland in 2016, a Chinese official said over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 15:18:39

Inverted house draws lots of visitors in SW China

The inverted photo shows visitors posing in an inverted house in Chongqing, southwest China, April 15, 2017. An inverted house, in which all furniture and decorations are placed upside down, draws lots of visitors recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 14:48:38

3.34 mln new jobs created in first quarter

China created 3.34 million new jobs in the first quarter of the year, an official said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 14:22:25

10 killed in bus accident in SW China

Ten people died and five others were injured when a bus plunged into a river in southwest China's Guizhou Province Monday, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 14:18:33

Hairstylist makes hair painting

Hairstylist Wang Xiaojiu makes hair paintings at his hair studio in Jilin, Northeast China's Jilin province, April 13, 2017. Wang Xiaojiu, a 32-year-old hairstylist, began making hair paintings since 2015. More than 150 works have been created by now.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 13:59:23