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Senior legislator stresses implementing wildlife protection law

A senior Chinese legislator has stressed fully implementing the Wildlife Protection Law and a decision adopted in February to completely ban the eating of wild animals.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/29 13:47:21

Chinese vice premier stresses support for flexible employment

Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua has stressed support for flexible employment through multiple channels to safeguard an overall stable employment environment.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/29 13:45:09

Hospital dismisses rumors of former Taiwan leader Lee Teng-hui's death

A Taipei hospital has dismissed rumors claiming that former Taiwan leader Lee Teng-hui has died after he choked while drinking milk in February, saying he is still under treatment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 12:39:20

Concerns grow as China's daily COVID-19 cases top 101

The Chinese mainland has seen a rise in newly confirmed COVID-19 infections for the fifth consecutive day, with the number jumping to three digits on Tuesday to 101, involving Beijing, Northeast China's Liaoning Province and Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 11:12:06

Shanghai to promote Tesla speed into system, improving business environment

China was highly praised by the World Bank in its latest report on business environments, with Chinese cities such as Shanghai speeding up approvals and simplifying procedures for enterprises, the Shanghai Municipal Government said during a press conference on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 6:53:40

Chinese students wary of 'virtual kidnapping' scam in Australia

Australian police in New South Wales are warning Chinese students about "virtual kidnappings" in which con artists concoct elaborate telephone scams that have so far defrauded victim's families of at least $3.2 million in ransom payments.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 0:55:20

Bulletin board close to school in Central China's Henan criticized for demeaning women

It also listed “the harm for women to wear skimpy dresses,” as well as “the harm of having premarital sex,” and “the harm from having an abortion.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 22:51:54

China CDC director injected with experimental COVID-19 vaccine

Director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Gao Fu said he had been injected with an experimental COVID-19 vaccine candidate, media reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 21:08:13

Update: Senior provincial official sacked for publishing book full of 'nonsense'

A publishing house on Tuesday denied that it has published a book, Safeness Sutra , in which the author, a provincial public security official, made simple phrases using the word "safe" in the entire book after Chinese netizens criticized the book for "lacking seriousness, being nonsensical and very poorly written," and the publisher for "currying favor" with the official.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 20:44:45

Discussion over 'Shangganling Spirit' revived after North Korean leader pays tribute to Chinese war veterans

Echoing North Korea's tribute to Chinese soldiers, discussion over the "Shangganling Spirit" has reemerged and gained attention over the past week on Chinese social media around the 63rd anniversary of the armistice of the Korean War (1950-53).
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 20:23:40

China's Mars probe Tianwen-1 leaves Earth's gravitational field, sends back photo of Earth, moon: CNSA

Tianwen-1, China's first Mars probe, has smoothly flown more than 1.5 million kilometers away from Earth, leaving Earth's gravitational field, and entering planned interplanetary orbit, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 19:16:31

Beijing locks down community with new COVID-19 case, rolls out testing for 7,000 households

Beijing locked down the community where a new COVID-19 patient was reported on Tuesday, breaking the city's 21-day run of zero infections. The community rolled out full testing for all its 7,000 households, starting from 5 am on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 19:33:29

China to consider judging a teacher's ethical performance in higher academic position applications

China is soliciting the public's opinion on a draft regulation over the reform of professional title evaluation among college teachers, which has listed teachers' ethical performance as the top evaluation condition.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 19:18:42

China's daily new COVID-19 cases hit 3-month high

The Chinese mainland recorded 68 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, marking the highest daily figure in three months, with numbers of infections in two virus clusters, Northeast China's Liaoning Province and Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region continuing to surge, propelling fears of a new wave of pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 19:05:45

China receives data from newly-launched mapping satellite

Remote sensing satellite ground stations in China have received data from the newly-launched mapping satellite Ziyuan III 03, sources with the Chinese Academy of Sciences said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/28 14:30:00

Beijing reports two COVID-19 cases, breaking 20-day run of zero infections

Beijing on Tuesday announced two new COVID-19 infections – one from Indonesia, and the other from the Chinese city of Dalian, after 20 consecutive days of zero infections.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 12:58:45

Top US adviser's infection shows failure of anti-virus measures: experts

The novel coronavirus has invaded the White House and become the true enemy of the US but some have pretended not to see it, Chinese netizens mocked, after US President Donald Trump's national security adviser was diagnosed with COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/28 11:57:26

China, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal to jointly fight COVID-19

China, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nepal on Monday agreed to work together to fight COVID-19 and resume economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/28 11:41:43