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China conducts marine patrols to welcome returning whales

South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has started regular marine patrols to protect a herd of whales that have returned after decades of absence.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/12 20:55:25

China bans convenient stores in kindergartens, schools

China's educational and health authorities have banned convenience stores in all kindergartens, primary, middle and high schools across the country, effective April 1.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/12 17:58:41

Direct flight to connect China's Guiyang, Paris

A direct flight route will connect Guiyang, capital of Guizhou Province, with Paris, local customs said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/12 17:33:09

Social media platform bans accounts slandering Ethiopian air crash victim

Multiple accounts that used vicious language to slander and defame a Chinese victim of the Ethiopian Airlines crash were banned on Sina Weibo, China's Twitter-like social media platform, according to a statement released by the platform on early Tuesday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/12 17:28:40

China activates emergency response after deadly Ethiopian jet crash

Chinese National Immigration Administration has activated an emergency mechanism, following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people, including eight Chinese on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/12 17:10:03

China's Y-20 large transport plane to spawn several variants: chief designer

The chief designer of China's domestically developed large transport plane, the Y-20, confirmed the aircraft could be spawned into several types of variants, with military experts expecting to see the original's doppelganger in 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/12 16:56:27

Sun Yat-sen remembered 94 years after death

A ceremony was held in Beijing Tuesday to commemorate the 94th anniversary of the death of Sun Yat-sen, a renowned statesman who led a revolution that ended imperial rule in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/12 16:51:42

China concludes 42 pct more IPR cases in first trials in 2018

Chinese courts at all levels concluded 288,000 cases related to intellectual property rights (IPR) of first instance in 2018, up 41.8 percent year on year, a work report of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/12 8:57:15

Foreign diplomats visit Xinjiang

Senior diplomats from seven countries and an international organization visited Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region from Feb. 28 to March 2 at the invitation of the regional government.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/12 4:02:34

China to strengthen vaccine management: regulator

China will strengthen management and supervision of vaccines to ensure their safety, the country's top drug regulator said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/12 3:43:03

NK 'limits' foreign visitors as it might face reception problems ahead of the peak season

North Korea has allegedly issued a travel restriction on foreign visitors as it might face reception problems ahead of the peak season.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 22:03:40

China halts Boeing 737-8 flights

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) grounded the entire Chinese fleet of 96 Boeing 737-8s on Monday in response to the horrific crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 23:13:40

China cuts 2019 GDP growth target, good or bad? Central bank adviser has an answer

China has set a GDP growth target at 6% to 6.5% for 2019, which is consistent with the country's potential economic growth, an adviser to China's central bank said in an exclusive interview with the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 22:51:55

Dancers' representative

Dilynar Abula, a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and chairwoman of the dancers association of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region,receives an interview on Saturday.
Source: IC | 2019/3/11 22:48:41

Over four marathons per day in China in 2018: report

China has held 1,581 marathons and relevant sports events, or an average of 4.3 races per day, in 2018, according to an annual report of the Chinese Athletic Association (CAA) released on Monday, The Beijing News reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 21:53:40

Adviser urges under-3 yrs child care services as parenting burden powers birth rate

A member of the National Committee of the 13th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) recommended that nursery services for children under the age of 3 be included in the public service system to relieve parenting burden, which is an important cause of the current low birth rate in China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 21:13:40

JF-17 Block 3 jet expected to be fitted with active electronically scanned array radar

The development and production of the JF-17 Block 3 are underway, said Yang Wei, a Chinese legislator and chief designer of the China-Pakistan co-developed fighter jet, as he aims to enhance the jet's informatized warfare capability and weapons.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 21:08:40

China lodges solemn representations against US over envoy's 'wrong' comments on Xinjiang

China has lodged solemn representations against the US over its envoy's wrong comments on China's policy on Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Monday, expressing strong discontent and opposition.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 19:03:39