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Gay content banned on Sina Weibo

Gay-themed contents were removed or blocked Friday on Sina Weibo, a China social media giant, as part of a campaign to purify the online environment and it has triggered a firestorm of discussion online.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/14 11:57:32

Train service resumes after roadbed collapse in central China

Train service through Wuchang, central China's Hubei Province, resumed Saturday after completion of repair work on a section of collapsed roadbed, railway authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/14 11:09:18

China trade fair highlights opening up, win-win

An international trade fair that opened in north China's Tianjin Municipality on Friday highlighted opening-up, win-win and innovation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/14 7:20:05

Academic cheaters get exposed online, face consequences

China's education watchdog says it will expose people who fake their academic degrees earned overseas by posting their names online.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/13 23:53:40

App installs parental controls to protect youngsters

A Chinese popular livestreaming app has installed a "parental control mode" to allow families to restrict some the app's features after it and similar video platforms were required to "purify" their content and strictly manage access by underage netizens.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/13 20:48:40

China plans to build Hainan into pilot free trade zone

Chinese President Xi Jinping announced Friday a decision to build the whole island of Hainan into a pilot free trade zone.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/13 19:51:59

CPC Central Committee supports Hainan in comprehensively deepening reform, opening-up: Xi

The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee supports Hainan in comprehensively deepening reform and opening-up, hoping Hainan will strive for a vivid model of socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, President Xi Jinping said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/13 19:50:08

Chinese researchers develop nanotech to fight cancer

Chinese researchers have made a breakthrough in researching an alternative to chemotherapy that would not kill healthy cells while treating tumors, the China Daily reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/13 19:23:00

Yangtze flood control headquarters warns against regional water-logging

Rainfall along the Yangtze River drainage areas this summer will be less than in previous years, the Yangtze River Flood and Drought Control Headquarters said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/13 19:21:29

China to open two border tourism pilot zones

China approved two border tourism pilot zones as part of efforts to boost the Belt and Road Initiative and pioneer national tourism reform and innovation, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/13 19:18:25

China launches cloud platform to facilitate scientists: report

The Chinese Academy of Sciences launched a scientific cloud platforms to provide scientists with accessible, accurate and secure data services to drive research and innovation, Friday's China Daily reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/13 13:43:14

Hainan to play larger role in opening-up

The island of Hainan in South China will play a greater role in China's opening-up as 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the founding of the province and the special economic zone as well as the 40th anniversary of the country's opening-up, Chinese analysts noted Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/12 23:28:40

China pushes artificial intelligence education in colleges, to train 5,000 students

Artificial intelligence (AI) could become another popular major in China's college and universities, experts predicted, after an education ministry working plan was released to encourage the cultivation of AI talent in higher educational institutions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/12 23:08:39

China to promote AI in universities

China will push forward artificial intelligence (AI) development in universities, according to the Ministry of Education (MOE)
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/12 19:10:16

New freight train service linking Chengdu and Vienna launched

A new China-Europe freight train service linking southwest China's Chengdu City with Vienna, capital of Austria, was launched Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/12 19:06:58

Designer on quest to lead visual revolution with Chinese style characters

Post-90s designer Ye Tianyu has always had a keen interest in reviving classical Chinese culture, and now he's using that passion to address the dearth of digital Chinese types by creating a high-value digital character bank.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/12 18:10:05

Wellington College to open international school in Hangzhou

One of the UK's leading public schools, Wellington College, will open a new international school in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, in September, the school announced Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/12 17:28:02

Beijing puts forward measures aimed at bringing in more foreign talent

Beijing's decision to improve services for foreign talents will encourage more foreigners to stay and contribute their expertise to the city, Liang Haiming, chairman and chief economist of the China Silk Road iValley Research Institute, told the Global Times on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/12 17:13:40