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Chinese man detained for smoking on int'l flight

Chinese police have detained a man over the weekend for smoking on a Thai AirAsia flight from Bangkok.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 8:07:57

China to feature at Cuba's int'l book fair in 2018

China will be the guest country at the 27th International Book Fair in Havana, Cuba, in 2018, the president of the Cuban Book Institute, Juan Rodriguez, announced on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/17 8:03:58

Misidentified woman protests life disruption

A disabled street singer said she will stop performing because her life has been severely disrupted after netizens mistook her for another woman who has been missing for 15 years.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 22:58:40

Shanghai retains crown as top city for expats

For the fifth year in a row, Shanghai has topped a pool to find the most attractive Chinese city for foreigners.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 22:43:39

Shanghai sees hottest April day in 120 years: officials

Temperatures in Shanghai rose to a record-breaking 31.2 C Saturday, the hottest April the city has experienced in 120 years, according to the Shanghai meteorological service.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 21:38:39

Xinjiang county gives reward to officials, residents for preserving social stability

The Hotan county government in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has given a reward of over 1 million yuan ($145,275) to 18 officials and residents for their contributions to preserving social stability.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 21:38:39

Six parcels of rat feces from US intercepted by Henan customs

Six parcels containing rat droppings mailed from the US have been intercepted by customs officers in Central China's Henan Province, media reported over the weekend, citing the province's entry-exit inspection and quarantine bureau.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 20:48:39

Beijing says it will eliminate seasonal tree seed annoyance by 2020

The Beijing authorities have vowed to take action on the floating fluffy tree seeds that irritate capital residents every spring, ending the problem by 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 20:28:39

Shandong to investigate inmate death after viral article questions official story

The Shandong prison authorities announced Sunday that an investigation has been launched into the death of an inmate at Jinan's Qizhou Prison after a viral article raised doubts about the official explanation of events.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 20:28:39

Toilet paper bandits strip 1,500 rolls from Chengdu park

China's notorious toilet paper thieves have struck again, stripping a Chengdu park of 1,500 rolls of paper in just one week, leading the park to consider installing facial recognition machines to beat the penny-pinching paper bandits.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 16:13:39

Shandong authorities investigate death of inmate after viral article questions official story

The Shandong prison authorities announced Sunday that an investigation has been launched into the death of an inmate at Jinan’s Qizhou Prison after the prisoner’s family aired their doubts about the official explanation of events.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 15:31:49

Record-breaking April heat for Shanghai

Temperatures in Shanghai rose to a record-breaking 31.2 degrees Celsius Saturday, the hottest April the city has experienced in 120 years, according to Shanghai Meteorological Service. It was also the highest temperatures in Shanghai thus far this year.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/4/16 14:44:00

Two new H7N9 cases reported in central China

Two new cases of H7N9 infection were reported from April 8 to April 14 in central China's Henan Province, local health authorities reported Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/16 14:36:38

Hebei reports new H7N9 case

Another human H7N9 bird flu case was confirmed in north China's Hebei, local health authorities reported Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/15 13:52:45

Bayan Bulag grassland in Xinjiang enters into busiest breeding season

A herdsman follows a new-born lamb on Bayan Bulag grassland in Hejing County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, April 6, 2017. In April, Bayan Bulag grassland enters into its busiest season for sheep breeding.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/15 11:02:32

Shenzhen: Police to restrict shared bikes to prevent congestion, chaos

China is known to impose some of the world's toughest car driving restrictions, and now the checks and controls are expanding to the bike-sharing industry.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/15 7:42:39

Chinese universities to recruit more poor students

China's top-level universities will recruit more students from rural and poor regions in 2017, according to a circular by the Ministry of Education Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/15 7:42:09

China to toughen supervision over food safety

China will toughen supervision over food safety this year to ensure food quality "from the production line to the dining table."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/15 7:38:06