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Chinese netizens bash Lady Gaga for 'supporting HK separatist' on social media

Chinese fans outraged at Lady Gaga addressed her "wrongdoings" that included her support of a Hong Kong separatist, associating with the Dalai Lama, and promoting "Taiwan independence". The singer's Chinese fans have vowed to boycott the controversial star, citing "national interest prevails all."
Source: | 2019/12/2 3:26:57

Facial scans required for new mobile phone numbers

Mobile phone users in China will be required to submit facial recognition scans for identity verification purposes when applying for new phone numbers, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
Source: | 2019/12/2 1:01:36

Calls endure to free Meng

Calls were still loud Sunday on Chinese social media for the release of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou one year after her arrest in Vancouver airport at the request of the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/2 0:08:39

Observers hail successful China AIDS treatment mode

The "Chinese pattern" of treatment has helped reduce the mortality rate among Chinese AIDS patients in recent years and proved one of the world's most effective and cheapest methods in combating this deadly disease, Chinese experts said after the latest official report indicated the epidemic was still at a low prevalence level in China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/1 23:58:40

What did you imagine 2020 would be like when you were a child?

On the first day of the last month of the decade, adult Chinese netizens were asked to recall what they imagined 2020 would be like when they were children.
Source: | 2019/12/1 23:43:15

China bans AI-altered fake news, asks platforms to detect distorted videos

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) announced a ban on fake video news produced with artificial intelligence (AI) in a move to address growing concerns over Deepfake technology's dissemination of altered pictures and videos that look convincing enough to be original.
Source: | 2019/12/1 22:44:20

Beijing subway station trials facial recognition

Facial recognition is on trial at a Beijing subway station to reduce pressure on security checks and save time for staff and commuters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/1 22:38:41

UK court ruling against Chinese journalist a weapon to intervene in HK affairs: experts

Chinese experts on Sunday slammed a UK court ruling against Chinese Global Television Network (CGTN) TV journalist Kong Linlin as an attempt to use the law as a weapon to intervene in Hong Kong affairs and provoke China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/1 22:33:40

Ground sinks at metro construction site in Guangzhou

A cave-in occurred at a construction site of the Metro Line 11 in the south China city of Guangzhou on Sunday, sinking a cleaning vehicle and an electric vehicle.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/1 16:00:08

Zhuhai police hold anti-terror drills at Hong Kong bridge port

More than 1,000 police officers in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province conducted anti-terror exercises on Friday at the foot of the bridge that connects the city to Hong Kong and Macao, as law enforcement representatives from Hong Kong and Macao witnessed the event that featured 80 vehicles, high-speed boats, drones and anti-drone technology.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/1 15:56:32

Beijing embraces timely first snow

Photo taken on Nov. 30, 2019 shows snow scenery at the Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China. Beijing saw a snowfall Friday night. (Xinhua/Wang Yijie)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/1 14:50:47

Discover China: "Wild grandpas" at Temple of Heaven

A group of athletic silver-haired men turn the centuries-old Temple of Heaven in Beijing into a vibrant world when they stand on head, swing around the high bar or practice Taiji.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/1 14:24:46

China's Hubei opens scenic high-speed railway

Central China's Hubei Province on Friday opened a new high-speed railway that connects many of the province's scenic spots and poverty-stricken areas.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/1 12:53:11

China to further improve business environment in pilot free trade zones

China has decided to further improve its business environment by promoting the separation of permits from business licenses in pilot free trade zones (FTZ).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/1 12:43:39

Chinese vice premier stresses all-out efforts in restoring hog production

Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua on Saturday underscored restoring hog production and ensuring the steady supply of livestock products by every means.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/1 9:49:19

China's first electromagnetic satellite bears fruitful results

China's first seismo-electromagnetic satellite Zhangheng 1 has obtained fruitful electromagnetic data, according to the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/30 22:08:13

China's vaccine administration law to take effect

China's new vaccine administration law, adopted by the country's top legislature in June and expected to address prominent problems in the industry, will go into effect on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/30 18:15:03

One foreigner, one Taiwan man nabbed for alleged involvement in HK riots, endangering China's national security

Two napped for allegedly conspiring to support HK riots
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/30 15:06:50