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USTC students celebrate graduation in east China

Graduates pose for souvenir photo upon graduation in the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, June 20, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/21 9:50:35

Xi'an-Chengdu Passenger Railway to undergo joint test

A high-speed train for a joint test of Xi'an-Chengdu Passenger Railway is seen at Xi'an north railway station in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, June 20, 2017. The Xi'an-Chengdu Passenger Railway, the first high-speed railway travelling through the Qinling Mountains with projected speed of 250 kilometers per hour, will undergo a joint test since Tuesday in its Shaanxi section.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/21 9:26:26

Drug crime on the increase in China

China dealt with 541,000 drug crimes, sentencing 543,000 criminals from 2012 to 2016, according to a white paper issued Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/21 9:02:50

Two Chinese workers die of accident in Kyrgyzstan

Two Chinese citizens working in a mining company in Kyrgyzstan died from an accident, a mining official said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/21 8:51:41

Stamp of approval

Stamp collector Vincent Lian, 62, poses in front of a mural made from stamps, as he holds military-themed postcards he printed which he will mail to mark 20 years since the city was handed back by Britain to China, at the Hong Kong General Post Office on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/20 23:33:40

Chinese scientists reveal discovery of new type of fermion: Nature

Chinese scientists have discovered a new type of fermion that opens up a way of exploring the interplay between unconventional fermions in condensed-matter systems.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 23:23:40

Netizens show understanding to problems in satellite launch

Chinese netizens expressed their understanding after a Chinese communications satellite failed to enter its preset orbit on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 23:18:39

Yulin dog meat festival held in subdued manner as govt keeps distance from controversial custom

The traditional dog meat festival to be held on Wednesday in Yulin, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is taking place in a much more subdued manner this year due to pressure from animal rights activists and the fact that the local government is keeping a distance from the increasingly controversial event.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 23:18:39

China to host 2 International Army Games events

China will be hosting two events of the 2017 International Army Games (IAG), military authorities announced Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 21:13:39

Around 120,000 given over five years in prison for drug crimes since 2012

Nearly 120,000 criminals charged with drug offences were handed sentences longer than five years by Chinese courts in the last five years, data released by the nation's top court Tuesday shows.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 17:38:40

China freezes Myanmar accounts over gambling

China has temporarily frozen accounts of Myanmar traders as part of investigations into gambling in Southwest China's Yunnan Province, officials said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 16:33:39

Lotus flowers bloom at Yuanmingyuan in Beijing

Lotus flowers bloom at the Yuanmingyuan, or the Old Summer Palace, in Beijing, capital of China, June 18, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 11:26:14

Facial recognition installed at Chinese crossroads to tackle jaywalking

Jaywalkers in China risk be identified by facial recognition technology and having their photo and personal information exposed to public to shame them for breaking the law.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/20 11:03:46

‘One country two systems’ strengthened under Xi

Central government sovereignty over Hong Kong is a basic tenet of "one country, two systems," a principle that the government is strictly adhering to, experts said ahead of the 20th anniversary of the handover of the territory.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 0:33:40

Islamophobia vigilance urged in China as affirmative action to minorities causes friction

Monday's deadly attack near a London mosque has sparked discussions on Islamophobia in China, with experts on ethnicity and religion calling for vigilance against those who stoke hatred towards Muslims, as the public feels strongly about terror attacks linked to Islamic extremism and separatism.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 0:33:40

Books of evidence

A woman displays a book released on Monday in Beijing about the Lugou Bridge Incident of July 7, 1937. Most of the content of the book was revealed to the public for the first time, including confidential telegrams and documents from Japanese troops. Historians agree that the attack signaled the beginning of Japan’s full-scale invasion of China, although Japan had invaded the northeast in September 1931
Source: CFP | 2017/6/19 23:38:39

US school faces backlash for inviting Dalai Lama to speak

The University of California San Diego (UCSD) faces the possibility of losing more Chinese students over time after the 14th Dalai Lama delivered a commencement speech at the university on Saturday despite strong objections from Chinese students, according to an overseas study consultancy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 23:03:40

Preventing Sino-EU dialogue rights groups’ way of slamming Chinese govt: experts

Seven human rights organizations on Monday urged the European Union to cancel its human rights dialogue with China, which experts said is one of the ways used to attack the Chinese government and its human rights cause.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 23:03:39