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Legislator calls for trade in areas bordering India

A Chinese legislator has proposed that the country allow residents in the border area with India to trade to improve China-India relations, reduce military confrontations and benefit the local inhabitants.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/13 22:58:40

Monks, nuns in Tibet defend stable, religious life

Buddhist monks and nuns in Tibetan monasteries vowed to cherish their hard-earned, stable and ample life in today's religious environment, and expressed disaffection with some recent overseas media reports for instigating agitation in Tibet.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/13 22:48:41

Adviser supports death education in school

A deputy to the National People's Congress suggested that death education should be launched in schools and be open to the public, in a bid to tell people how to respect life and die with dignity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/13 22:23:40

China's lunar rover expected to work beyond design life

China's lunar rover Yutu-2, or Jade Rabbit-2, has driven 163 meters on the far side of the moon and is expected to work longer than its three-month design life.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/13 22:20:35

Police investigates school food safety scandal in Chengdu

The education department of Southwest China's Sichuan Province said they have launched an investigation into moldy food allegedly supplied to a local school canteen and would publish the results soon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/13 22:18:40

CPPCC concludes annual sessions, to improve work

China's top political advisory body vowed on Wednesday to provide high-quality political consultations and build a broad consensus to help the country better address complex international and domestic issues.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/13 22:13:40

Nation bans pigs from Vietnam over African swine fever

China has banned the import of pigs, wild boars and related products from Vietnam to curb the spread of African swine fever (ASF), according to an announcement released by China's General Administration of Customs and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/13 22:08:40

China's hairpieces make global splash with one wig sold on retail platform every 2 seconds in 2018

China's wigs are selling like hot cakes around the world as baldness has become a global problem, reports said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/13 22:03:40

Comments on reduced schoolwork lead to fear of losing fair education

Remarks made during the two sessions by Chen Baosheng, Head of the Ministry of Education, on reducing children's schoolwork has caused heated discussion online, with some netizens worrying about whether the move will worsen inequality in education.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/13 18:33:40

China's Yuanwang-3 departs for monitoring missions

The space-tracking ship Yuanwang-3 is sailing to the Pacific Ocean from a port in east China's Jiangsu Province Wednesday for upcoming monitoring missions.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/13 16:35:20

First China-made polar cruise ship tests water

The first China-made cruise ship for polar expeditions tested the water on Tuesday in Haimen, east China's Jiangsu Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/13 9:55:30

Sino-Russian border city to build international inland port by 2022

Hunchun, a border city in northeast China's Jilin Province, plans to build an international inland port by 2022, local authorities have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/13 2:09:32

Japan football club warns fans against bringing army flags to Beijing match

A Japanese football club on Monday warned its fans not to bring political or nationalistic support banners, Japanese army or national flags to Beijing when the club faces a Chinese football club, which sparked mixed reactions among Chinese and Japanese football fans.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/12 22:35:31

Fair ladies

Female PLA deputies and female deputies from ethnic minority groups leave the Great Hall of the People after the third plenary meeting of the Second Session of the 13th National People's Congress in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: IC | 2019/3/12 22:35:31

Chinese students in UK allegedly abuse animal

A college in the UK said Tuesday they are looking into allegations that one of their Chinese students was involved in acts of animal cruelty, and have referred the matter to the police.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/12 22:33:41

Netizens salute SOE air crash victims

Four employees of Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) have lost their lives in the horrific crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302, casting a spotlight on the "main force role" of China's SOEs and their employees to Africa's development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/12 22:28:40

Vocational centers in Xinjiang will disappear when society no longer needs them: official

A top official from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Tuesday denied claims that there are over 1 million people in its education and vocational training centers, saying that "in general, trainees in the centers will be fewer and fewer and, one day, the centers will disappear when society no longer needs them."
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/12 22:23:40

The success of The Wandering Earth a great encouragement to Chinese aerospace industry: NPC deputy

China's Long March-5 Y-3 heavy-lift rocket is now ready for launch after the cause of failure of the Long March-5 Y-2 was identified and solved, with additional tests underway ahead of the scheduled launch in July, a senior scientist said Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/12 22:13:40