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Chinese media recently blew the lid off a group of people who for years had lived down manholes near Lidu Park in Beijing. Though local authorities have since blocked off ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/12/10 19:14:51

Objectified:18 things uniquely Chinese

In winter, on the streets and alleyways of old Beijing, vendors call out, “Candied haws, candied haws…”
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/12/5 20:16:29

US Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Beijing for meetings with top Chinese leaders. Biden is visiting Japan, China and South Korea, amid the international concern over China's new ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/12/4 18:29:58

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday morning arrived in Beijing for a three-day official visit to China.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/12/2 17:47:40

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on November 26 championed the nation's high-speed rail technologies at an economic and trade forum between China and Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries in the ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/11/28 18:50:43

Broken soles: 10 centuries of foot-binding

Foot-binding was an ancient Chinese custom that involved breaking and binding the feet of young girls to prevent further growth, as small feet, or ‘three inch golden lotuses’, were considered ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/11/27 20:55:20

China sets up 'air defense zone' over East China Sea

The Chinese government on Saturday issued a statement on establishing the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/11/24 18:32:46

The Chinese hot word "tuhao" and "dama" may be included in the next edition of Oxford English dictionaries. To date, more than 120 Chinese-linked words have been written into Oxford ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/11/26 18:19:26

<strong>At the invitation of Prime Minister Victor Ponta of Romania and Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council will attend the ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/11/25 18:16:58

China and US fire up for first humanitarian exercise

The US and Chinese militaries will hold their first joint humanitarian relief drill in Hawaii between November 12-14, according to an announcement by China&rsquo;s National Defense Ministry on November 8.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/11/12 18:04:51

Gary Locke, the first American of Chinese descent to head the US Embassy in Beijing and who sparked intensive controversy during his two-and-half-year tenure, will step down as ambassador in ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/11/21 18:32:23

Bitcoin was born 4 years ago, created by a Japanese hacker named Satoshi Nakamoto. The digital currency isn&rsquo;t owned or controlled by any government. Unlike traditional currencies, where a central ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/11/20 16:52:52

Timeline of reform decision-making process

<p style="font-size: 14px; line-height: 22px;">Details about how decisions were reached on major issues of reform emerged on Monday. More than 300 reform measures were adopted unanimously at the Third Plenary ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/11/19 18:52:39

CPC proposed policies could impact your daily life

<p>Highlights: Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee's decision on major issues concerning comprehensively deepening reform</p>
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/11/17 20:04:37

Five years ago the internet retailer Alibaba began promoting it as a 24 hour online shopping festival, and it has now turned to be the country&rsquo;s busiest day for online ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/11/11 19:18:29

American child's comments continue to ire Chinese media

Hundreds of people, mainly from Chinese communities in Houston, rallied here on Saturday to protest ABC's rhetoric of racial discrimination against Chinese.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/11/10 18:56:10

Experts propose increasing retirement age to relieve pension woes

Chinese experts have proposed a new pension scheme, raising the pension age, to ease the financial burden of an aging population.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/8/21 18:07:09

China's rust belt reboot

Thousands of state-run industrial enterprises have been set up in the resource-rich area since the founding of People's Republic of China in 1949. However, hundreds went bankrupt during 1990s ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/10/16 23:32:25