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Two Shanghai internet firms fined for illegal news practices

Two Shanghai-based internet companies were fined on Monday by Shanghai cyberspace authorities due to practices of carrying out internet news information services without license that “seriously disrupted the order of information dissemination on the internet.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 22:16:07

Foreign teacher rules tighten amid scandals

Multiple central government departments, including the Ministry of Education (MOE), are demanding all online education agencies in China to employ only foreign staff who meets the requirements of the country's relevant laws and regulations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 21:58:40

Tibetan embroidery lifts Qinghai residents from poverty

A lot of residents in Northwest China's Qinghai Province have lifted themselves out of poverty by working in the Tibetan embroidery industry and their products have been sold overseas, including the US and India.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 20:28:41

China makes headway in ultra-thin flexible chips, will help reshape future semiconductors

The Global Research Center for Flexible Electronics & Intelligent Technology, a research institute based in East China's Zhejiang Province, has released two types of flexible chips that are thinner than 25 microns, which is less than one-quarter of the diameter of a human hair.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 20:03:40

Chinese students aspire to explore universe at Mars camp in Qinghai

A number of Chinese students are in the middle of a unique summer holiday at a Mars-themed camp, in Northwest China's Qinghai Province, which has inspired them to become space explorers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 19:23:40

PLA drills off SE coast could involve all branches, a 'warning' to Taiwan secessionists: insiders

The recently announced People's Liberation Army (PLA) drills near the southeast coast of the Chinese mainland could feature all five military branches in a large scale joint exercise, and it might be tailored as a warning to Taiwan secessionists, mainland military insiders said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 14:44:53

China to promote overseas film market, strengthen cultural confidence

China's film bureau has vowed to push Chinese films to enter the global market and nurture “Chinese-style” blockbusters that boost patriotism and the national spirit.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 22:23:40

Dead girl suspected victim of suicidal couple

A 9-year-old girl found drowned to death after a week-long disappearance could have been victimized by a suicidal couple who briefly rented her family's home, police said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 23:08:40

Iran denies talks with US at any level

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Sunday denied that Iran has recently held some negotiations with the United States over mutual issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/14 22:34:56

Free BDS-enabled watch helps parents know real-time location of kids

China's homegrown BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) has expanded its usage for civilian application and is helping pupils to enjoy the summer vacation more safely.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 21:43:40

Chinese company in bid to buy Ukrainian aeroengine giant

A Beijing-based aviation industry investment company reportedly renewed its attempt to acquire stakes in a Ukrainian aircraft engine manufacturer and the application is being reviewed by the Ukrainian antitrust authority.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 21:38:40

Office demands cooling in Chinese big cities, as deleveraging, shift to e-commerce hit need for space

Office vacancy rates in Tier-1 cities rose in the second quarter and rents fell, reflecting a decline in demand, according to a report sent to the Global Times by commercial real estate service firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 18:53:40

HKSAR govt and police condemn violence in Sheung Shui protest

The government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and Hong Kong police have condemned violent acts at an illegal assembly after a demonstration in Sheung Shui Saturday and warned that any illegal and violent acts will be probed and pursued.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 17:13:39

New York hit by massive power outage

A large power outage in New York City hit much of Manhattan's midtown and part of upper west side on Saturday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/14 9:32:36

AIIB approves membership of Benin, Djibouti and Rwanda

The China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Saturday approved the membership of Benin, Djibouti and Rwanda, bringing AIIB's total approved membership to 100.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/13 21:43:15

Primary schools in Guangzhou launches BDS civil application program

China's homegrown Beidou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) has expanded its usage in the civil application and is helping pupils to enjoy the summer vacation with more safety.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/13 20:11:13

China achieves bumper summer grain harvest in 2019

China's summer grain output stood at 141.74 million tonnes in 2019, up 2.1 percent from last year, the National Bureau of Statistics said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/13 17:52:50

German tissue maker Tempo wins acclaim for supporting HK stability

German tissue maker Tempo has won widespread acclaim on Chinese social media for upholding the country's "one country, two systems" for Hong Kong special administrative region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/13 17:16:31