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Gov't platform to monitor bike sharing in Hangzhou

Some 880,000 shared bikes in China's eastern city of Hangzhou will be monitored by a new collective platform, the city's transport authority said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/8 13:19:00

Tibetan NPC delegation ends US visit

A National People's Congress (NPC) delegation from China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Wednesday has completed its five-day visit to the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/7 22:03:40

North China allows temporary use of coal for heating

Cities are allowed to use coal for heating in winter if cleaner fuel is unavailable, China's environment manager said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 22:03:40

China to add yellow-breasted bunting to endangered list

China will add yellow-breasted bunting to its the wild animal protection list "soon," an official said Thursday after media reported plummeting numbers in the last decade.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 20:53:40

Graduates must adjust to new job market: expert

More than 8 million students will graduate from Chinese universities in 2018 and must adjust to lower-income opportunities amid intensifying competition, experts told the Global Times on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 20:53:39

In boost for national security, China missile firm domesticates computer network

China's largest missile weapon designer and manufacturer has created the country's largest computer network system based on domestically developed processors in a bid to boost information security, the company announced Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 20:53:39

Sex education gains recognition among Chinese parents

Teaching kids about sex, which has traditionally been a taboo and embarrassing topic for many parents in China, is now coming out of the closet especially after a child abuse case at a Beijing kindergarten made headlines last month.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 20:48:39

Land Rover fined for unauthorized entry into Xinjiang nature reserve

Luxury SUV maker Land Rover has apologized for its adventure tour in Xinjiang's Lop Nor Wild Camel National Nature Reserve after it triggered an uproar among the public.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 20:33:39

Lake protection a symbol of China's environmental aspirations

Although there are currently no tourists in Liyuan Village in southwest China's Yunnan Province, guesthouses and restaurants along the paths stand ready to welcome guests.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/7 16:29:59

Over-interpretation of nuclear advisory unnecessary: authorities

The civil air defense authority in northeast China's Jilin Province suggest that a newspaper advisory on nuclear awareness is an ordinary educational article which should not be over-interpreted.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/7 13:17:34

5.2-magnitude quake hits Xinjiang, no casualties reported

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Yecheng County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 7:29 a.m. Thursday. No casualties have been reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/7 13:16:33

5.2-magnitude quake hits Xinjiang: CENC

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Yecheng County in Kashi Prefecture in northwest China's Xinjiang at 7:29 a.m. Thursday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/7 9:08:06

Another "Red Notice" fugitive returns to China

Li Wenge, one of China's most wanted fugitives, has returned to China and turned himself in, the anti-corruption authority said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/7 8:47:03

Fortune Global Forum sends 'open' signal

Thousands of business representatives gathered in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, on Wednesday for the annual Fortune Global Forum, with many participants expressing confidence that new steps are being taken to further open China's market to the world.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 23:18:39

China's counter-espionage rules impose exit, entry restrictions

Detailed rules for the implementation of China's counter-espionage law, which took effect in 2014, say that certain people may be subject to some exit and entry restrictions.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 23:18:39

Direct line

A railway employee wearing a panda mascot suit give the thumbs-up sign at the launch of the Xi'an-Chengdu high-speed rail in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Wednesday. The Xi'an-Chengdu high-speed rail is the first high-speed train line that passes through the Qinling Mountains. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2017/12/6 23:03:39

'Hostile' attitude shows Aussie envy of China

Australia's "hostile" attitude toward China is a result of its envy of China's successful pattern, Chinese experts said after a series of anti-China events occurred in Australia in the past months.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 22:48:40

Costly poverty study undermines efforts in Inner Mongolia

Exorbitant poverty assessment has hindered anti-poverty efforts in some of the poorest regions of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region this year, media reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 21:58:39