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3rd-generation nuclear reactors start test run

Two third-generation nuclear reactors began generating power last week in China, with experts saying it signals that China's nuclear power industry has overcome a number of technical difficulties.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 22:42:28

Greater confidence in Hong Kong: chief executive

Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said Sunday that she has "even greater confidence in Hong Kong" one year after she and the current-term HKSAR government were sworn in.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/1 22:38:40

Livestreaming ideological courses allow Party to reach greater, younger audience

China is offering online livestreaming ideological and political courses to the public in an effort to reach larger and younger audience.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 22:03:39

Tough, new Chinese math textbook to test UK students' learning skills

A new series of Chinese math textbooks will be published in the UK following the success of a previous edition, with an expert saying Chinese math textbooks are generally more difficult for UK students.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 21:38:40

HBV carrier delivers food to CEOs of meal delivery companies in protest of discrimination

A hepatitis B virus (HBV) carrier has delivered food to CEOs of two major meal delivery companies to protest against their discriminatory hiring policies against the group.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 21:38:39

Private gambling in WeChat groups flourishes as China cracks down on online lotteries during World Cup

China's crackdown on online lotteries during the FIFA World Cup has shown the red card to crazy fans who were having the best of both worlds — enjoying the soccer festival and trying to make a fortune by betting on it.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 20:36:55

Gang sentenced for murdering two workers to swindle compensation

Longyan procuratorate in East China's Fujian Province has sentenced a group of seven people to various prison terms, including death sentence, for intentionally killing two migrant workers and disguising the murder as an accident to swindle a large sum of compensation, Procuratorate Daily reported on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 20:33:39

Beijing unifies storefront facades, accused of hurting creativity

Beijing is launching a campaign to unify storefront facades in back streets and alleyways, a move that aims to improve Beijing's overall image, but has sparked discussions over whether unified facades would suppress the city's vitality and creativity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 18:43:40

China's self-developed cancer drug to be approved by year end

A China-developed anticancer drug had been submitted to the China Food and Drug Administration for approval.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/1 17:13:39

UNESCO senior official hails progress of China's conservation of heritage sites

"I visited China for the first time in 1993, when I climbed the Mount Huangshan and was impressed by the diverse natural beauty," said Mechtild Rossler, director of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Center, in an interview with Xinhua on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/1 10:59:48

Flag-raising ceremony held to celebrate 21st anniv. of HK's return to motherland

A flag-raising ceremony is held at Golden Bauhinia Square to celebrate the 21st anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland, in Hong Kong, south China, July 1, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/1 10:54:51

71st joint patrol on Mekong River completed

The 71st joint patrol on the Mekong River with law enforcement from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand was completed on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/1 9:46:46

China Focus: AI beats human doctors in neuroimaging recognition contest

An artificial intelligence (AI) system scored 2:0 against elite human physicians Saturday in two rounds of competitions in diagnosing brain tumors and predicting hematoma expansion in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/1 8:18:57

China's Y-12 plane passes FAA flight tests for automatic flight control

China's homegrown Y-12F versatile aircraft has passed evaluation flight tests for its automatic flight control system by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States, the plane's developer announced Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/1 8:15:18

18 dead, 14 injured in coach-truck collision

The death toll of a road accident in central China's Hunan Province Friday night has risen to 18, with another 14 injured, local authorities said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/30 15:28:27

Self-reform: CPC's vigorous journey to centenary

As the Communist Party of China (CPC) embraces its 97th anniversary Sunday, many of its achievements are worth looking at: founding a new China, developing the country to the world's second largest economy, lifting 700 million people out of poverty in 40 years, and nearing the first centenary goal of completing building a moderately prosperous society in all respects.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/30 11:08:53

Communist Youth League elects new leadership

The Communist Youth League of China (CYLC) elected its new leadership Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/30 10:23:43

Double rainbow

Temperatures in Beijing on Friday reached as high as 38 C. The city was drenched in an afternoon downpour, after which a double rainbow appeared. People protected themselves from the sun and heat with sunglasses and umbrellas.
Source: VCG | 2018/6/29 23:53:40