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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.

Phase one deal to stabilize China-US ties

After China and the US signed their phase one economic and trade agreement in the White House on Wednesday, their relations have stabilized and been prevented from getting worse, and created a friendly atmosphere for the phase two negotiations that include tougher issues, Chinese experts said on Thursday. They said that China should be cautiously optimistic as US strategic pressure against China will remain unchanged.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 22:18:41

Tangka painting takes root among Tibet youth with free classes

Young Tibetan people from poverty-stricken families in Southwest China's Sichuan Province can attend free Tangka art classes, allowing them to follow their dreams and change their lives.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 17:48:41

President Xi leaves for state visit to Myanmar

President Xi leaves for state visit to Myanmar
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/17 9:45:19

China's top legislator holds talks with Swiss National Council president

China's top legislator holds talks with Swiss National Council president
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/17 9:22:38

China increases heritage protection efforts in conflict regions

China is joining global heritage protection efforts in conflict regions amid rising Middle East tension, according to a multilateral alliance aimed at protecting cultural heritage.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/17 1:16:49

China uses cutting-edge tech in cultural heritage protection

China's National Cultural Heritage Administration used cutting edge technologies including satellite remote sensing and unmanned aerial surveillance to supervise and deal with illegal cases in Chinese cultural heritage protection in 2019, the administration announced on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/17 0:46:43

Unauthorized speed reading centers ordered to close

Five quantum speed reading training centers were ordered to close and make improvements as they were operating without a business license and proper authorization, according to the Ministry of Education (MOE) on Thursday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/17 0:25:05

Chinese Rocket Force exercise ensures nuclear counterattack capability

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force has conducted a nuclear attack survival exercise where troops in an underground missile facility had to endure extreme conditions and make sure they could still launch nuclear counterattacks.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 23:18:40

Western reports on Xinjiang intended to isolate China: advisor

A senior Pakistani advisor to the Boao Forum for Asia noticed some groundless and biased reports by Western media on Xinjiang and he felt very unconformable, because he was concerned the reports that didn't tell the facts of Xinjiang will cause a misunderstanding between China and Islamic countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 23:08:41

China increases military recruitment frequency, aims to keep high vigilance

China will increase the frequency of its military recruitment and retirement to twice a year, up from once, starting 2020, to maintain a smooth flow of troops, the military's high vigilance and to better train new recruits.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 22:03:40

Myanmar ready to welcome President Xi

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jining's upcoming visit to Myanmar, residents of Yangon and Chinese analysts painted a promising picture of how the two Asian economies could further cement bilateral political trust, overcome unfair international prejudice and defend multilateralism against rising global hegemony.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 21:13:40

Embassy helps Chinese passengers searched at Thai airport

The Chinese Embassy in Thailand had taken action to help Chinese passengers who were searched at an airport in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday after a passenger of the same flight reported losing $20,000.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 20:53:41

Rural Chinese glacier hiker inspires climate awareness at UN

Wang Xiangjun, a 30-year-old rural Chinese man, displayed videos of glaciers he has been filming for years at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25) in Madrid of Spain in December 2019, calling for attention of the international community on global warming and environmental protection.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 19:48:40