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Experts blame strict visa rules, social climate in US for drop in Chinese visits

Chinese experts blamed tightening visa policies and an inhospitable social climate in the US for keeping Chinese tourists, students and business executives from visiting the country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 22:23:40

No casualties reported so far in Sichuan earthquake

There have been no reports of casualties or toppled houses after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake shook Xichang City in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Wednesday afternoon, local authorities have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/31 21:47:13

China reveals CH-10 tilt-rotor drone

The Chinese Academy of Aerospace and Aerodynamics (CAAA) under the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC) on Wednesday revealed the CH-10 tilt-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 20:58:40

New weather stations start operation on China's Nansha Islands

China said Wednesday that its meteorological observation stations on three reefs on the Nansha Islands have started operation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/31 20:36:55

Black box of sunken bus in Yangtze River found

The black box of the bus which plunged in the Yangtze River after a collision with a car was recovered in Chongqing Municipality on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 20:08:40

China successfully conducts carrier rocket's vertical landing flight test

The Beijing Aerospace Institute of Automatic Control at the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation successfully carried out a flight verification test of a carrier rocket's vertical landing system with guidance and control technology on Monday, the Xinhua News Agency reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 19:33:40

5.1-magnitude quake hits Xichang in SW China: CENC

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit Xichang in southwest China's Sichuan Province at 4:29 p.m. Wednesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/31 17:27:35

5.1-magnitude quake hits Xichang in SW China: CENC

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit Xichang in southwest China's Sichuan Province at 4:29 p.m. Wednesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/31 17:18:37

Buddhist masters urge understanding to preserve sea peace

Buddhist masters on Wednesday called for greater understanding to prevent military provocations to safeguard the hard-fought stability in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 16:48:40

China mourns death of Jin Yong who influenced readers home and abroad

China mourned the death of Cha Leung-yung, a renowned Chinese martial arts novelist whose pen name is Jin Yong, highlighting how the Wuxia (chivalrous) spirit and his works' devotion to the nation influenced Chinese both at home and overseas.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 15:08:40

China arrests 57,000 in crackdown on gang crimes from January-September

Chinese prosecutors have approved the arrest of over 57,000 people suspected of participating in more than 17,000 gang crimes from January to September, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 15:03:40

Weather stations start operating on Nansha reefs in South China Sea

Meteorological stations on Yongshu Reef, Zhubi Reef and Meiji Reef of the Nansha Islands in the South China Sea began operating on Wednesday to provide fishermen and nearby ships with accurate weather forecasts.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 14:18:40

China leads the world in female employment: expert

More women are getting employed in China, including 55 percent of online entrepreneurs, which shows that China leads the world in female employment, according to a Chinese expert.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 14:08:40

National reunification, rejuvenation unstoppable: mainland official

National reunification and rejuvenation are the common aspirations of the people, follow general trends and will not be stopped by any force, the Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs chief stressed Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/31 9:54:35

Renowned Chinese Wuxia novelist Jin Yong dies in HK

Cha Leung-yung or Louis Cha, a renowned Chinese Wuxia novelist, known by his pen name Jin Yong, died at a hospital in Hong Kong on Tuesday. He was 94.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 0:58:39

Embassy: Polish TV show on Taiwan 'personal behavior'

The Polish Embassy in Beijing on Tuesday said an alleged Polish TV show on YouTube supporting "Taiwan independence" was "personal behavior," stressing that Poland has always asserted the one-China principle.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/30 23:58:41

China's rule changes to protect rhino, tigers: foreign ministry

The permission of trade and use of rhinoceros, tigers and related products under special circumstances in a latest government circular was based on a complete control system and adequate resources, a Chinese expert said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/30 23:58:40

US trade friction hitting academia: experts

Cornell University has suspended partnership programs with Renmin University of China (RUC) in an incident that Chinese scholars say is an example of China-US trade friction spilling over into academic exchanges between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/30 23:53:40