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China's new regulation for religious groups emphasizing Party leadership could better serve communities: observers


China is to further specify its management practices on religious affairs with a new regulation.

Wuhan coronavirus-related cases found in more Chinese cities

New cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in other parts of China, with two patients under treatment in Beijing's Daxing district and one confirmed and eight other suspected cases in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 10:58:40

Xi replies to letter from military's "hard-boned sixth company"

President Xi Jinping has encouraged the officers and soldiers of a company of the 74th Group Army of the Chinese People's Liberation Army to carry forward their fighting spirit and build a strong military unit.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/20 9:23:55

China prosecutes over 1.81 mln criminal suspects in 2019

Procuratorates across China approved the arrests of over 1.08 million criminal suspects and prosecuted more than 1.81 million in 2019, according to a meeting of chief procurators held in Beijing this weekend.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/20 8:55:16

Ex-fishermen along Yangtze River come ashore to 'sell scenery'

Chen Fanyun, a 51-year-old ex-fisherman who has been fishing for 30 years in Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake connected to the Yangtze River, now runs a farmhouse restaurant and receives a large number of tourists on holidays.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/20 8:52:41

3 injured in 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Xinjiang

At least three people were injured, including one in critical condition, after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Sunday, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/20 8:40:25

China sprints to meet 2020 urbanization goal

China will take more measures to allow farmers to easily enjoy public services in an effort to meet its urbanization goal for 2020, according to the country's top economic planner.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/20 8:36:34

Wuhan sees 136 new pneumonia cases, 2 reported in Beijing, 1 in Guangdong

136 more people were confirmed to have been infected by the new type of coronavirus from Saturday to Sunday, according to Wuhan health authority. Two cases were found in Daxing district, Beijing and one was found in South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 7:53:37

China successfully verifies drag-free satellite control technology

China recently completed an in-flight verification for satellite drag-free control technology, marking a step forward in the country's space-based gravitational wave detection program.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/20 3:57:37

Outraged netizens discuss Palace Museum's paved bricks value

After a woman uploaded a photo on Sina Weibo of herself standing next to her luxury SUV inside the Palace Museum where she also took selfies with her friends, discussions about the incident are still underway among Chinese netizens. The latest concern to emerge is centered on the value of the museum's paved bricks.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/20 2:45:34

Design competition aims to renew industrial city

The third International Urban Planning and Design Competition is underway in Handan, North China's Hebei Province and is aimed at transforming an old factory to improve the city's appearance.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/20 2:06:06

Palace Museum faces challenge on IP revenue stream

As Beijing's Palace Museum continues to receive criticism for "abuse of privileges" incident after two women drove into its restricted courtyard, questions have surfaced whether it would continue to cash on its Intellectual property (IP) -driven success.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/20 1:44:01

Xi visits Yunnan on inspection tour ahead of Chinese New Year

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, visited southwest China's Yunnan Province Sunday on an inspection tour ahead of Chinese New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/19 23:53:58

Wuhan virus preventable, controllable: commission

The National Health Commission (NHC) said Sunday that the pneumonia in Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province, caused by a new type of coronavirus was still "preventable and controllable," as public voices called for more open and transparent information amid anxiety of expanding transmission during the Spring Festival travel rush.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 23:23:40