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Beijing LGBT Center holds training forum for graduate students to work as better consulting psychologists

The Beijing LGBT Center held a workshop on Thursday at Beijing Normal University for more than 100 graduate students majoring in consulting psychology so that these future consulting psychologists could better serve the LGBTQ community by learning more about it.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/20 18:03:40

National Ballet of China to ring in new year with 'La Bayadere'

With a challenging 2020 wrapping up and a hopeful 2021 approaching, the artists at the National Ballet of China (NBC) will present seasonal performances as New Year gifts for audiences.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/16 19:28:40

Chinese pet owners call for tighter regulations amid high veterinarian costs

Unhappy with having to pay high veterinary fees to take care of their beloved pets, Chinese pet owners are calling for the government to implement stricter regulations in the pet industry to avoid unreasonable charges. The call comes at a time when the pet economy has been booming around the world amid the COVID-19 epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/10 15:33:40

Survey on social media use sparks discussion among Chinese netizens

A survey conducted by a German company has revealed the varying amounts of time people spend using social media apps in different countries around the world. The result for China is two hours per day, which sparked huge discussion among Chinese netizens, many of whom said they spend much more time than the average.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 17:53:41

Fight against AIDS not forgotten during battle against coronavirus

The opening ceremony of an event to promote AIDS awareness among young Chinese students was held on Tuesday in Beijing ahead of the 33rd World AIDS Day on December 1.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/26 10:33:40

Unfounded sexual harassment accusation by female student sparks controversy

A misunderstanding between a female and a male student at Tsinghua University, one of China's top institutions of higherlearning that led to an accusation of sexual harassment has sparked a huge controversy about feminism on Chinese social media.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/23 18:03:40

China boosts measures to protect endangered pangolins

Pangolins, the only mammal with scales, have been facing extinction for years now, but their situation has been improving as the Chinese government has increased conservation efforts such as increasing protective measures and removing the animal from the Chinese Pharmacopoeia during the 13th Five-Year Plan(2016-20).
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/10 17:27:00

South Korean girl band Black Pink draw controversy over behavior with pandas

South Korean girl band Black Pink has been involved in controversy on Chinese social media following a variety show in which they showed a lack of care around a giant panda and a baby panda while wearing makeup, which could cause health risks for the rare animals.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/5 23:33:12

Vlogger compares Taiwan healthcare with medical insurance in Chinese mainland, sparking debate

A vlogger from the island of Taiwan uploaded a video to compare the healthcare in Taiwan with the medical insurance of the Chinese mainland in accordance with her own experience, pointing out that the former has stood still for a long time, while the latter is developing and constantly improving.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 16:13:40

Chinese netizens amused by India's 'anti-radiation' cow-dung chip

An Indian government body has launched a series of products made from cow dung, including lights and a new kind of "chip," shocking and amusing Chinese netizens, some of whom joked that this was the country's blind attempt at "Made in India."
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/14 18:03:40

Chinese paleontologists discover oldest known animal sperm in Myanmar amber

A team of Chinese scientists based in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, have discovered the world's oldest known animal sperm inside a crustacean that was preserved in amber in Myanmar 100 million years ago.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 22:10:57

Forum discussing future of live-streaming industry held in Northeast China's Jilin

The second Chinese Internet Celebrity Event in Jilin, a forum discussing the future of the live-streaming industry, was held in Changchun, Northeast China's Jilin Province on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/16 16:18:40

Chinese NGO launches fundraiser for projects aimed at improving workplace conditions for LGBTQ+ community

The Beijing LGBT Center kicked off an online fundraising drive on Monday as part of a project aimed at supporting members of the Chinese LGBTQ+ community as they come out, creating better working environments and building bridges between enterprises and LGBT employees. The project, which started in May 2019, has helped more than 1,000 members of the LGBTQ+ community in the workforce.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/8 16:23:41

12-year-old live streaming vlogger sparks debate

A 12-year-old Chinese live streaming vlogger has gone viral on social media after news spread that he was supporting his family by doing the live streaming. Some debated whether children should be involved in live streaming.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/1 13:33:40

Chinese entertainment company issued warning for engaging in performances 'detrimental to national dignity'

Chinese company YUE HUA Entertainment responded on Thursday to a viral post showing that it had been issued a warning as an administrative punishment from Chinese law enforcement for having allowed its entertainers to engage in a performance that was "detrimental to national dignity."
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/27 18:29:54

Britney Spears 'strongly opposed' to father as her sole guardian

After more than a decade living under a conservatorship that sees her father steer her personal and professional matters, Britney Spears is seeking to significantly alter the terms of the arrangement.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/20 16:58:40

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr accused of rape

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr, already charged for groping three women, has also been accused of raping a woman in 2013, according to a civil lawsuit filed Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/19 16:58:40

Case of Chinese entertainer cheating in gaokao written into textbook for public officials

A case of a Chinese entertainer forging his identity in order to participate in the college entrance examination, also known as gaokao, and affecting the exam's equality has been recorded in a book for public officials to learn from, getting support from Chinese netizens.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/19 10:08:40