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Nanjing holds peaceful assembly to mark 74th anniversary of Japan's WWII surrender

A peace assembly was held Thursday in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, to commemorate the 74th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 8:46:18

Recovery of Hong Kong's economy requires end to violence: HKSAR chief executive

Hong Kong is facing a very severe economic situation and its recovery requires an end to violence and the restoration of social order, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 8:35:01

Who is messing with Hong Kong?

Some foreign forces have had a hand in what is happening in Hong Kong. The list includes the US Democratic politician Nancy Pelosi, Senate MajorityLeader Mitch McConnell and Republican senator Marco Rubio as well as staff from the Consulate General of the US in Hong Kong and think tanks from the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 18:28:41

Rolls-Royce driver detained for blocking hospital's emergency access

A woman was detained for five days after refusing to move her Rolls-Royce, which blocked the emergency vehicles' access of a maternity hospital in Beijing's Chaoyang district.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 1:21:40

Beijing to open to foreign capital in online audio-visual program service sector

Beijing will open its arm by the end of this year to foreign companies related to internet business, allowing foreign capitals to provide online games downloading and online audio-visual program services on the basis of content supervision and data security.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 0:53:11

Film director slammed for joining Taiwan film festival

A Chinese mainland director of a Taoism-themed documentary sparked fury after she insisted on participating in the 2019 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival despite a ban on Chinese mainland movies and artists from joining.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 23:23:40

Guideline urges better ideology education

China has issued a guideline to strengthen reform and innovation of ideological and political theory courses in schools.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 21:33:40

Businessman goes to jail for paying surrogacy fees for official who wants a son

A businessman in North China decided a son may be a good gift to bribe a former high-ranking official but ended up with two years of probation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 21:08:41

Solved robbery cases in Beijing hit 100 percent for first time, say police

Ninety percent of homicide cases were cracked within 24 hours and detection rates for robberies hit 100 percent for the first time in Beijing from January to June, said Beijing's public security bureau on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 18:33:41

Shanghai mulls deducting social credit points for bad dog owners

In a bid to crack down on unleashed dogs, Shanghai is considering grading residents on how they raise pets, and a poor score could affect their social credit points.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 18:03:41

Hong Kong has had enough of violent acts

"Enough for Hong Kong!" Sickened by growingly violent and rampant rioting mobs, Hong Kong residents published a signed petition on the front pages of multiple local newspapers on Thursday, calling on the Hong Kong government to suspend the approval of any public demonstration until social order is restored in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 17:58:41

Rare endemic leopard spotted in north China

A north China leopard, a subspecies of the Amur leopard that is peculiar to China, has been found in north China's Hebei Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/15 14:49:00

22 kg of drugs seized in China's border province

Two suspects were caught and over 22 kg of drugs were seized in southwest China's Yunnan Province, a major front in China's battle against drug crime.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/15 13:49:10

Hong Kong airport resumes operation after protest-forced halt

The Hong Kong International Airport started to resume operation on Wednesday after chaos and flight cancellations caused by protesters.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/15 10:55:36

Chinese light rail delivers 2.4 mln trips in Mecca for Hajj pilgrims

China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC), operator of the Mecca light rail in the Hajj season in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, completed this year's pilgrimage transport service on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/15 8:30:40

China builds intelligence command system for celebration of 70th founding anniversary

China's Ministry of Public Security (MPS) has requested local-level police organs speed up efforts in building an effective intelligence command system to prepare for the upcoming celebration of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the People's Republic of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 22:28:40

Mainland company sends zhacai to Taiwan economist who mocked mainlanders as poor

A Chinese mainland company has sent a box of zhacai, or pickled vegetables, to the headquarters of a Taiwanese talk show program after a Taiwan economist made an appearance on an episode to mock the idea that mainland residents cannot afford zhacai.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 2:41:57

Hong Kong violence faces backlash

Violent activities carried out by radical protesters in Hong Kong are "purely Nazi" actions, observers said on Wednesday after the rioters' attack on a reporter and a mainland traveller Tuesday midnight at Hong Kong International Airport, which triggered outrage across the mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 0:03:39