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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 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

China's contributions to renovate Myanmar's world heritage site strengthen the 'Paukphaw' friendship

The achievements of a Chinese archeological team carrying out preliminary work to repair temples in Myanmar have made for a great beginning to 2020, which marks the 70th anniversary of China-Myanmar diplomatic ties.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/19 22:21:04

6.4-magnitude earthquake hits Xinjiang: CENC

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Kashgar, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Sunday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/19 21:45:56

China targets non-biodegradable plastic

China sought to restrict and ban the use of non-biodegradable plastic products by updating a plastic industry regulation on Sunday, 12 years after restrictions were first imposed on plastic bags.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 21:03:40

Imported products favored

Chilean cherries, Spanish wine, North American lobster… The world's largest market is open and welcoming exotic products from faraway lands during a Spring Festival shopping spree that will boost not only domestic economic growth but also that of the wider world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 20:43:40

Number of couples registering for marriage hits 10-year low

The number of registered married couples hit a 10-year low in China in 2019, said the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) on Sunday, attributing the reason behind the drop to people's changing views on marriage and the decline in the marriageable population.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 20:33:40

HK rioters tired due to shortage of funding

The Hong Kong turmoil has continued for more than seven months, and now, a few days ahead of Chinese New Year, many protesters and rioters have expressed their tiredness and sense of failure, with observers noting that due to the public desire to restore peace, firm law enforcement by the police and national sanctions against foreign forces, the source of chaos has been effectively contained.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 20:23:40

Diverse delegations from China travel and educate the world on Tibetan life

China has sent dozens of delegations to more than 20 countries including the US, UK, Canada, Australia and Belgium to wipe out Tibet-related rumors and introduce the truth of Tibet since 2009
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 20:18:40

Tourism site slammed for forcing pig to bungee jump

Forcing a pig to bungee jump provoked a wave of online outrage on Sunday for a tourism site operator in Southwest China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 19:02:37

China reveals plan to cut plastic use by 2025

China on Sunday released an ambitious plan to ban or significantly reduce the production and use of environmentally-unfriendly plastic products in the next five years to contain pollution.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/19 18:19:58

World's first large, three-engine drone takes to sky

Independently developed by China, the world's first large, three-engine utility drone recently made its first flight, with experts saying on Sunday that the drone is very reliable and versatile thanks to the extra engine, and can be used in transport and attack missions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 17:51:13

More organizations distance selves from controversial Palace Museum parking incident

More Chinese institutions have sought to distance themselves from an incident involving a woman who drove a luxury private vehicle into a restricted courtyard of the Palace Museum, which has snowballed into a major controversy sparking public outrage over abuse of privilege.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 17:03:41

Top science institute suspends programmer for copying language

China's top science body suspended a researcher Sunday after the coding language he claimed as 100 percent original was in fact based on a Dutch programmer's language.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 14:53:40