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China launches go-global cultural exhibition drive

China launched its go-global cultural exhibition campaign on Thursday that will display Chinese creative products that incorporate traditional elements with modern design.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 23:28:40

Undying legacy

Two women visit the memorial hall of the late premier Zhou Enlai in Huaian, East China's Jiangsu Province on Thursday. March 1, 2018 marks Zhou's 120th birth anniversary. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/5/10 22:33:40

China forms mega internet group to promote Party development in industry

China's first federation of internet societies will push internet companies to clean cyberspace and safeguard the country's internet security and sovereignty, Chinese cyberspace analysts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 22:23:42

Didi offers 1m yuan to find passenger's killer

Chinese ride-hailing provider Didi Chuxing on Thursday is offering a reward of up to one million yuan ($157,671) to citizens with information on a Didi driver suspected of murdering an airline stewardess, after the case raised public concerns over security loopholes in the company.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 22:03:42

Taiwan splurges on 'futile' arms: expert

Taiwan is reportedly planning a NT$600 billion ($20.11 billion) military acquisition in a "futile" independence effort that will only end in failure, a Chinese mainland analyst noted on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 21:53:45

China develops world's thinnest glass, eyes competitive market edge

China has set a new world record for thinness with its ultra-thin glass, with an expert saying that the core technology breakthrough in manufacturing makes China at par when dealing with foreign companies, and also makes the international market a fair one.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 21:48:42

China tightens supervision over after-school programs

China's Ministry of Education has adopted a set of measures to tighten scrutiny of after-school programs, in a bid to ensure proper schooling for children.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 21:29:56

Qingdao's appeal grows ahead of SCO summit

Home to Tsingtao Beer and home appliance giant Haier, Qingdao is becoming a more attractive place to run important multilateral events.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 21:06:44

China calls for more efforts to lift all disabled out of poverty

No disabled people should be left behind in the national poverty fight, the China Disabled Persons' Federation (CDPF) announced Thursday in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 20:57:44

China's Y-20 large transport aircraft takes boundary limit flight tests

The China-developed Y-20 large transport aircraft is now undertaking boundary limit flight tests, said its developer on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 20:48:01

Xinjiang bares 11 busted cases of extremist content online

Authorities in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Thursday publicized 11 cases they have recently busted of individuals spreading extremist and illegal content online after receiving tips, part of their efforts to clean up cyberspace.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 19:18:40

Museum keeps memory of Wenchuan Earthquake alive as 10-year anniversary nears

The rooms in the Wenchuan Earthquake Museum are exact replicas of those that were struck by disaster 10 years ago. The clocks on the walls are pointed to 2:28 pm, the exact time the quake hit. In one exhibition hall, piles of debris lie on the floor recreating the scene, and a television repeatedly plays a short video of the deadly shake.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 17:53:40

Tram for high-altitude region rolls off production line in China

China's first tram that will be used on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau rolled off the production line Wednesday in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 16:12:58

China continue funding science museums for free entrance

China will allocate 545 million yuan (about 85.5 million US dollars) in 2018 to support the scrapping of entrance fees for selected science museums, the Ministry of Finance said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/10 15:59:28

Ex-Anbang Insurance chairman sentenced to 18 years for fraud, embezzlement

A court in Shanghai sentenced Wu Xiaohui, former chairman and general manager of Anbang Insurance Group, on Thursday to 18 years in prison for fundraising fraud and embezzling corporate funds.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2018/5/10 14:53:41

New Chinese satellite to monitor both air and land

China launched on Wednesday Gaofen-5, the world's first hyper-spectral satellite, to monitor air and land, a move that would give China a more comprehensive insight into the atmospheric environment, an expert said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 21:53:45

Keeping HK safe

Officers from Hong Kong's Fire Services Department parade at a celebration to mark 150 years of emergency fire services in Hong Kong, at the Hong Kong government's Fire and Ambulance Services Academy, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories, Hong Kong, China on Wednesday. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor officiated the celebration. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/5/9 21:53:41

China cuts off tattoo, LGBT elements from Eurovision contest feed

A Chinese online broadcast of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 on Tuesday blacked out two performances allegedly containing tattoo and LGBT elements, which in the past months had been reportedly banned online or on TV in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 21:08:43