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China to dispatch 10,000 school teachers from other provinces to Xinjiang, Tibet

China's decision to dispatch 10,000 teachers to the Xinjiang and Tibet autonomous regions to support local education could help solve the educational problems and improve local education in the regions, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 22:58:39

Court urged to deny probation to couple who killed infant murder

Prosecutors in South China's Guangdong Province have proposed not to grant probation to a couple who left their newborn baby to freeze to death, amid rising public concerns over frequent cases of parents causing the death of their children.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 22:53:39

Four new psychoactive substances classified as controlled drugs

Four types of "new psychoactive substances (NPS)" have been added to China's list of controlled chemicals, as the authorities step up efforts to crack down on novel narcotics, officials from the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) announced on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 22:48:39

Qinghai to only use clean energy this week amid capacity expansion drive

Northwest China's Qinghai Province will be entirely powered by clean energy this week, 80 percent of which will come from hydropower, a first for any Chinese province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 17:53:39

Scholarly soldiers

The People's Liberation Army (PLA)'s flagship newspaper recently responded to netizens who suggested that the military is the last refuge for those who fail China's highly competitive college entrance examinations, or gaokao.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 17:53:39

Six killed, one injured in north China factory blaze

Six people were confirmed dead after a fire broke out in a factory in north China's Hebei Province Sunday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/19 15:45:38

Chinese-led waste-to-energy project to turn Ethiopia’s biggest dump into economic driver

A Chinese-led waste-to-energy project will start generating power in September in Ethiopia's biggest garbage dump, which will help fuel the country's rapidly growing economy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 15:13:39

Six killed, one injured in north China factory blaze

Six people were confirmed dead after a fire broke out in a factory in north China's Hebei Province Sunday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/19 13:45:31

Six missing in Beijing downpour

Six people remain missing after a torrential downpour hit western Beijing Sunday afternoon, the municipal government said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/19 13:45:09

China begins 2nd survey of Tibet plateau to assess climate changes

China on Saturday began its second scientific expedition to the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau to assess the tremendous changes of the past decades due to climate change and human activities.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 0:23:39

First year success shows Disney charms China

Shanghai Disneyland has successfully made inroads into the Chinese market as the theme park has received 11 million visitors in the one year since it opened. Analysts have cited the joint venture as an example of cultural exchange between China and the US, but urged Chinese firms to learn from the US company in a bid to boost China's soft power.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 0:18:39

Analysts welcome Greece’s block of EU statement on China’s human rights record

Chinese experts on Sunday called for fairness and greater understanding of the country's human rights record after a report said a European Union (EU) statement on the country's human rights record was blocked.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/18 23:58:39

Harsh penalties urged for inciting suicide in China following controversial US case

Many in China said the country should also impose a stiff sentence on those who incite others to kill themselves, following the conviction of a woman in the US for involuntary manslaughter for convincing her boyfriend to take his own life.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/18 23:48:39

3,898 killed in accidents on crosswalks

China's transport authorities said Sunday that almost 4,000 people died from vehicle accidents on road crossings in the past three years, and that strict measures are being taken to better supervise traffic in the country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/18 22:58:40

Staff from Guo Wengui companies indicted in public prosecutions

Chinese prosecutors have indicted some staff from two companies connected to Interpol "red notice" criminal suspect Guo Wengui, judicial sources said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/6/18 22:58:39

China's nuclear weapons R&D attains hightest level

China's nuclear weapons research and development has attained the world's most advanced level although the country's nuclear weapons stockpile is small, experts said Sunday, one day after the 50th anniversary of the country's first test of a hydrogen bomb.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/18 22:58:39

26 injured as China Eastern plane hits turbulence

At least 26 people were injured on a China Eastern Airlines flight, including four in serious condition, after the plane hit strong turbulence en route from Paris to Kunming Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/18 21:09:38

Top ranking People’s Armed Police replaced in dozen provincial regions

Around a third of China's provincial-level regions have seen top ranking armed police officers replaced in recent days, including in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/18 17:53:39