The Communist Party of China (CPC) is preparing to celebrate its centenary anniversary in July 1, but it still shines with young vitality, as more than a third of its 92 million members are under 40. How did the centenarian Party, founded by young people, still manage to engage in young people? How do Chinese youth today, who grew up in peace, showered by the country's booming economic and social development, and who are the cohort most exposed to the West, view the Party differently from their parents or grandparents? Does the passion for contributing to the Party remain strong in those youngsters?
All indicators of the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in Taishan, South China's Guangdong Province and its surrounding environment are normal, according to continued monitoring data, the China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN), the operator of the plant, said in a statement sent to the Global Times on Monday, refuting reports of an alleged fission gas leak at the plant.
Peking University said that one of its scientific research teams has published an article in Nature's Cell Research, which suggested that the deployment of RBD-vaccines, through a third-dose boost, may be ideal for combating COVID-19 variants when necessary, especially for those carrying mutations that disrupt the N-terminal domain (NTD) supersite. RBD is an abbreviation of receptor-binding domain.
Rescue and clean-up work continued on Monday after a deadly natural gas explosion took the lives of 25 people and injured 138 others in Shiyan, Central China's Hubei Province on Sunday, with workers clearing debris and checking to see if anyone remained buried at the site. The cause of the accident remained unclear as of press time.
A herd of stray wild Asian elephants in Southwest China's Yunnan Province has been away from its home for two months, with its current direction of travel showing no intention of returning. As Yunnan enters the rainy season, the elephants' return will almost certainly be delayed as well. The local government is making every effort to guide them to a suitable new habitat, and compensating local villagers for the economic losses suffered in the "elephant exodus."
The population of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region grew more than 18 percent over the past decade, the fourth fastest growth rate among the nation's 31 provincial-level regions, and the populations of the Han and ethnic minorities have increased greatly with the latter accounting for more than 57 percent of the total, regional authorities announced on Monday.
Two medical staff in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province have been infected with COVID-19 as the city continues to combat a coronavirus resurgence, Guangzhou Municipal Health Commission announced on Sunday night. The infections were likely to have been caused by accidental exposure, according to gene sequencing and preliminary investigations. Local authorities said a further investigation is underway to determine the specific reason.
Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangdong Province, has started to lift COVID-19 lockdowns for qualified communities as part of scientific epidemic prevention and control measures amid the latest coronavirus surge.
China's wildlife authorities said Sunday they plan to guide the wandering herd of wild Asian elephants in southwest China's Yunnan Province to a suitable habitat.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered all-out efforts to rescue the injured after a gas explosion in central China's Hubei Province on Sunday morning.
A Chinese cartoonist's political satire, which mocked the Group of Seven (G7) members that attempt to suppress China, went viral on Chinese social media on Sunday, when the G7 summit was underway in Cornwall, the UK.
A gas explosion in a residential community in Shiyan, Central China's Hubei Province, on Sunday morning has killed 25 and injured 138 as of Monday afternoon. Rescue work and investigations on what caused the explosion are still underway.
As the Chinese government announced on Friday the amendment of organ transplantation regulations in the 2021 legislation plan, China's fast-forwarding organ transplantation development will see a further boost, said a top organ transplantation expert.
Franz Gayl, a 64-year-old retired US Marine major who is now working at the Pentagon, is under a counterintelligence investigation by the Marine Corps for his two articles published in the Global Times that criticized the US policy toward the Taiwan Straits.
Hong Kong singer Karen Mok is mired in wide outrage on Chinese mainland social media after she released a video of her wearing Italian luxury brand Dolce & Gabbana. The brand ignited controversy in the Chinese mainland for a racist advertising campaign a few years ago.
A group of Taiwan people have sued Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's regional leader, and others in her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for politicalizing the pandemic to benefit themselves. One scholar accused them of adopting policies which "severely endanger people's lives and health" amid the island's ravaging new COVID-19 wave.
Production line of the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine co-developed by German-based BioNTech and China's Fosun Pharma is expected to be completed in China as early as August, which paves the way for mass production of the vaccine, said Fosun chairman.
China, home to the world's largest number of internet users, officially issued the full text of Data Security Law, after it was approved during the 29th session of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress on Thursday.
The mechanization of cotton picking in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is beyond the imagination of the outside world, and as picking cotton can earn more than working in factories, many people are competing for these jobs, said a latest report released by a university-affiliated think tank, noting that if Western scholars carried out field surveys, they would not reach the "absurd" conclusion that there was "forced labor."
The elderly and children account for more infected people in the latest COVID-19 outbreak in South China's Guangdong Province, among whom around 30 percent are over 60 years old, and 13 percent are under 14 years old, local health officials announced Friday.
China on Friday unveiled the first batch of images from the Tianwen-1 spacecraft's landing on Mars. The images were taken by its Zhurong Mars rover, including a panoramic view of the landing site and terrain of Mars. The release of these images marked a complete success for China's first Mars exploration mission.
China will establish a common prosperity demonstration zone in East China Zhejiang Province that aims for quality development and higher income, reaching the income level of advanced economies by 2035, according a statement released by China's State Council on Thursday.
The wild Asian elephant herd, which just headed westward after resting at the outskirts of southwestern Chinese city Kunming, was safe after an earthquake hit a county 15 kilometers away from their location on Thursday evening.
Some 10-12 percent of the COVID-19 patients in the latest COVID-19 outbreak in Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangdong Province, are critically ill, Guan Xiangdong, a specialist in the Guangdong COVID-19 medical team, told the media on Thursday.
The TV show Churuzhichangdewomen (We are beginners in workplaces) went to the campus of Communication University of China to get closer with young students who care about applying for jobs and real workplaces, and one of the show's guests was Dong Mingzhu, chairwoman of Chinese home appliance giant Gree.
A special law aiming to protect the dignity and rights of military personnel in China was approved on Thursday at the 29th session of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC).
Half a year after the start of mass vaccination in China, researches are planning on giving recipients a booster dose to enhance protection.
China's space station Tianhe core cabin is expecting its first visitors as the combination of the Long March-2F Y12 carrier rocket and Shenzhou-12 manned spacecraft tasked to ferry three astronauts to the space station was vertically transferred to the launch pad on Wednesday.
Chinese authorities and airlines are exploring ways to include vaccination as a requirement for domestic travel, as seen by some airlines that issued notices requiring passengers traveling from epidemic-hit Guangdong Province to Beijing to accept at least one dose before getting aboard. The requirement was later withdrawn. Some experts have said the requirement for vaccination of passengers will become a trend in the long run and the withdrawal could be due to "technical problems."
Camping, hiking and other activities that could damage cultural relics, buildings, structures and natural landscape have been banned in Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes Conservation Zone, Dunhuang Academy in Northwest China's Gansu Province, which oversees the grottoes, announced on Tuesday.
The Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department announced on Thursday that it had busted the highest-value smuggle-via-speedboat ring on record, involving HK$120 million worth of goods.
Qinghai-Tibet Plateau summer rainfall for the next two to 10 years can be predicted by climate models, according to a new study by Chinese scientists, revealing the predictability of decadal variations of the plateau's summer rainfall for the first time.
The H5N8 virus, which has killed a large number of wild birds until now, was identified in Yulin, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Local authorities have initiated an emergency response, disposing of the dead animals and disinfecting the area.
A famous Chinese-American professional traveler has become a target of mockery among Chinese netizens over his advice to stop eating seafood "for the earth's sake."
Foreigners in Shanghai have received a total of 59,892 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Wednesday evening, according to the Shanghai health authority.
China has approved a seventh domestically developed COVID-19 vaccine to meet increasing demand amid the country's accelerating mass vaccination drive, media reports said on Wednesday, the same day that the country announced it had administered more than 800 million shots.
Shenzhou-12 manned spacecraft and Long March 2F Y12 carrier rocket were rolled out to the launch pad on Wednesday, the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) said. Pre-launch preparations for the mission are underway.
The Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory in Wuhan Institute of Virology has kept annually the serum samples of lab staff and no reports of any abnormal diseases were received, and the four infection cases of COVID-19 and influenza found during a retrospective study of samples in January 2020 were not lab staff, Yuan Zhiming, Director of the institute's Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory said, according to the Chinese version of WHO-China joint study released by China's National Health Commission on late Tuesday.
Virus-hit Guangzhou has become the city with the largest nucleic acid testing program in the world, with more than 16 million people tested in about two weeks. New technology can test mutated virus variants in no more than one hour.
A domesticated sea turtle in the Chinese mainland was reported to have laid 196 eggs in a nest, setting a new record in South China's Guangdong Province, media reported on Tuesday.
Instead of taking nucleic acid tests, they bought fabricated reports, costing 150 yuan ($23.46) each, from another person, surnamed Liu on May 22, before heading to the city.
Chinese netizens witnessed a special family reunion after the public security department in Zaozhuang, East China's Shandong Province, released a video on Tuesday of a 90-year-old father meeting his son who had been abducted 58 years ago.
A nurse shark in an aquarium in Nanning, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, received underwater surgery for a prolapsed rectum after it "defecated hard," reported Toutiao News on Monday.
A rare well-preserved ancient fort dating back to the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) has been discovered in the Mu Us Desert, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, which is about 10 kilometers away from the Great Wall, Shaanxi-based Huashang News reported on Tuesday.
A fruit and vegetable company has received hundreds of customer complaints after tens of thousands of online orders were delayed as a result of a wild Asian elephant herd making a 500km northern trek that passed through Chinese cities, said media reports.
The wandering wild Asian elephant herd that has caught global attention has headed a little further west after taking a good rest in the outskirts of the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming.
Ten people responsible for covering up a fatal coal mine accident in Xinmi, Central China's Henan Province were held by local police on Tuesday afternoon for further investigations
A total of 35 million Chinese people in about 28,000 poverty-stricken villages have gained access to bus services in the past five years, said a report on China's transportation development.
China has administered over 800 million doses of COVID19 vaccines as of Tuesday: NHC
A working team from the Joint Prevention & Control Mechanism of the State Council recently issued instructions on battling coronavirus as they visited communities, hospitals and international container wharfs in Shenzhen and Foshan amid a recent resurgence.
China's top legislature's foreign affairs committee slams US Innovation and Competition Act, saying it interferes in China's internal affairs
The US embassy in China posted air quality data for Beijing again on Sina Weibo after several years of hiatus, but unlike 10 years ago when their posting of PM2.5 data was applauded by many, this time the practice has been greeted with overwhelming mockery and criticism.
Positive COVID-19 cases reported in South China's Guangzhou have been traced to one transmission chain, but patient zero has yet to be found 20 days after the first case was reported, a health official said on Tuesday.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has underlined the importance of ecological conservation, saying that ecology is resource, wealth and treasure.
Educational authorities in East China's Jiangsu Province decided to suspend the plan to merge independent colleges and vocational institutes after thousands of students submitted a petition against the plan for fear of losing their competitiveness in the job market.
Oceans cover more than 70 percent of our planet's surface and play a critical role in maintaining the Earth's life-support systems which produce "at least 50 percent of our oxygen," Lise Nordgaard, Consul General of Norway in Shanghai, said during an event held at Shanghai Ocean Aquarium on Tuesday night.
China's National Health Commission published on Tuesday the Chinese version of the World Health Organization (WHO) report of the joint study with Chinese experts in Wuhan on the global tracing of COVID-19 origins , following the publication of the English version by the WHO on March 30.
The 24th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) will rescreen Days and Nights in Wuhan, China's first anti-pandemic documentary, on June 12 along with other 11 classic films highlighting the monumental achievements of the Communist Party of China (CPC) since its foundation.
With the use of the Taiwan card, the US' provocation of the Chinese mainland has extended to the field of trade and economy, just one day after three US senators' visit to the island.
A student in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, was disqualified for using a mobile phone to search for answers during China's national college entrance exam, or gaokao, triggering waves of questions from the public over the invigilation system at the examination site.
A growing number of Taiwan residents have been seen heading to Chinese mainland to get free COVID-19 doses as the island faces an acute shortage of vaccines amid rising infections.
Some Western media outlets have started hyping another report by pseudo scholar Adrian Zenz, which claimed there will be millions fewer Uygur and other ethnic minority newborns in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the coming 20 years, but the unreliable "research" has been slammed by Chinese observers as pure political manipulation.
Shanghai set higher requirements on its comprehensive transportation development during the 14th Five-Year Plan period with many aspects expected to maintain the global lead to speed up building a modern socialist international metropolis, the Shanghai Municipal Government announced at a press briefing on Tuesday.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Tuesday visited Gangcha County in Haibei Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture during his inspection tour of northwest China's Qinghai Province.
South China's Guangzhou on Tuesday suspended cinemas, theatres, KTVs, internet cafes and other entertainment venues amid rising infections with 10 new locally transmitted cases and four confirmed cases turning from asymptomatic cases on Monday.
The authorities of a subdistrict in Shanghai on Monday asked a shopping mall to rectify its practices after the mall sparked a public outcry for rejecting people who hadn't been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccines from entering the complex, saying the move was "inappropriate."
China has made notable progress in improving water quality, restoring aquatic biodiversity and controlling pollution in the Yangtze River basin, according to a report submitted for deliberation at the ongoing session of the National People's Congress Standing Committee.
Countries across the world will observe World Oceans Day on Tuesday. This year's theme, "The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods," highlights the importance of oceans for the life and activities of the global community.
With US media and politicians again citing so-called "reports and evidence" hyping "the lab leak theory" on the question of COVID-19 origins, echoing US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's latest claim on the conspiracy, a source close to the WHO origins-tracing team told the Global Times on Tuesday that some politicians and so-called scientists are grasping for any pathetic story to push their political agenda.
Principals and teachers in Chinese high schools have been trying to cut stress by putting on performances for their graduates ahead of the national college entrance examinations, known as the gaokao, which kicked off on Monday.
A total of 10.78 million Chinese students across the country have stepped into examination rooms on Monday to take their final step toward college. Gaokao, the country's largest scale nationwide annual exams have always attracted much attention from wider society, especially the essay questions for the Chinese course.
The School of Mathematical Sciences of Fudan University on Tuesday said that Wang Yongzhen, Secretary of Party Committee of the school, was killed.
A court in Shanghai announced it will hear a case in which Changlong Tourist Resort in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, is being sued for discriminating against LGBT people by refusing to recognize tickets bought by a same-sex couple.
After the march in Budapest against Hungary's plan to build a Chinese university branch - a move incited by the country's opposition party to stigmatize the cultural exchanges for political gain - the Hungarian prime minister appeared to suspend the plan and offered to hold a referendum on the project in 2023, which reflects the hurdles ahead in ties between China and Hungary marred by few opposition politicians' ulterior motives to hijack China-Hungary and China-EU ties.
China has begun to allow those aged between three and 17 years old to get shots of COVID-19 vaccines, making it the first country to approve these vaccines for such a young age group. Chinese observers said the country will follow the plan step-by-step out of safety concerns and based on production capacity.
Since two snow leopards - a mother and her cub - were captured by an infrared camera in the mountains on the night of September 30, 2020, the Beishan Forest Farm has repeatedly found traces of the big cats, whether footprints or attacks on livestock.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday started an inspection tour to northwest China's Qinghai Province.
With big data technology, people in Shanghai are encouraged to participate in tobacco control and build a smoke-free city via a reporting system launched in Shanghai on Monday.
A total of 52,888 students have sat the gaokao exam under strict epidemic prevention measures in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, amid an unexpected COVID-19 resurgence. As the only city in the Chinese mainland that currently has high-risk areas for COVID-19, Guangzhou has made full preparations to protect its examinees as they sit the possibly life-changing exams.
Tianwen-1 sent back HD images of landing site on Mars
China has administered 777 million doses of COVID19 vaccines as of Sun: NHC
South China's Guangdong Province is imposing stricter travel restrictions after more COVID-19 cases were reported in several cities, requiring railway passengers leaving the province to present negative nucleic acid test results, starting from Monday noon.
China is expected to administer COVID-19 vaccines to at least 70 percent of the targeted population by year end, an official from the National Health Commission confirmed, as the country continues to ramp up its inoculation drive to approve the emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines for those aged between 3 and 17 years old.
The wild herd of Asian elephants that is still wandering around the city of Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province, moved west on Sunday due to a thunderstorm. A male elephant left the herd for about 1.5 kilometers.
The widespread short-sightedness problem has once again become a hot topic on the internet on the 26th Chinese National Eye Care Day on Sunday. According to data recently released by the Chinese National Health Commission, the overall prevalence of myopia among children and adolescents in China is 53.6%, with 81% for high school students and 90% for college students, according to a report by China Central Television.
The cause of the road accident in Taizhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, on May 17 has been identified by the Taizhou Public Security Bureau on Sunday. The authorities said the driver has to take full responsibility as it was found that the Tesla vehicle did not have anything to do with the accident.
Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangdong Province, is speeding up its citywide nucleic acid testing, as a total of 94 infections were reported during the latest resurgence as of Saturday, including 80 confirmed cases and 14 asymptomatic infections.
A total of 10.78 million Chinese students will step into the examination rooms on Monday to take their final step toward college. The country's biggest exams are kicking off on time despite sporadic COVID-19 cases in some provinces, with all departments fully prepared.
The eight missing miners all survived the Saturday coal mine accident in Jixi, NE China's Heilongjiang Province. They are currently being lifted out of the mine.
The first batch of national parks will be officially established this year, as the pilot work has achieved initial results since its launch in 2015, the National Park Administration said on Saturday which also marks the World Environment Day.
Renren Video, or rr.tv, one of the most popular Chinese streaming service platforms offering free subtitled foreign television shows and films, has been removed from iPhone's App store, the Global Times has found. The app also suspended its “Kuaikan,” or Quick View service over alleged violation of laws, according to an announcement it posted on Sunday.
Starting from Monday noon, passengers leaving Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province are required to present negative nucleic acid test results from within the last 48 hours, as the city tightens its travel restrictions to curb the COVID-19 spread.
The third dose of Sinovac's inactivated vaccine would increase antibody response tenfold in a week, a second-phase clinical trial showed, but the large-scale adoption of a third dose still needs more studies.
A man who stabbed six pedestrians to death and injured 14 others in East China's Anhui Province wanted to vent anger at society, said a latest report released by the local authority on Sunday.
When the death toll caused by COVID-19 keeps increasing in Taiwan, and the people on the island suffer from vaccine shortages, the secession-minded Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has declared they will donate 300,000 doses of AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccines to countries like Honduras and Paraguay, which still maintain "diplomatic ties" with the Taiwan authorities, and the DPP even bribed certain officials from the countries to realize the plan, an exclusive source told the Global Times on Friday.
"We condemn and firmly oppose the clumsy political show staged on June 4 by the consulates-general of the US and several other Western countries in Hong Kong, which echoed very few anti-China troublemakers destabilizing the city," said the spokesperson of the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China in the HKSAR on Saturday.
A Bank of China branch in East China's Jiangxi Province refuted the rumor on Sunday that it is offering loans for couples if they have a third child, shortly after China on Monday announced a new policy allowing each couple to have up to three children.
China has authorized the emergency use of CoronaVac, the COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by Chinese firm Sinovac, for children aged between 3 and 17, Sinovac Chairman Yin Weidong told the media on Friday.
Given the political performance in the UK and some Western countries' participating in hyping Xinjiang related topics, the Global Times reporter Liu Xin (GT) had an interview with Graham Perry (Perry), a British solicitor and international arbitrator, exploring his opinion of the "Uyghur Tribunal" and the US as well as Western countries' moves of accusing China of committing "genocide" in its Xinjiang region.
While Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen rushed to express her gratitude to the US and Japan for donating COVID-19 vaccines to the island but shunned the mainland's offer, netizens and experts warned the Taiwan administration not to applaud too early for "lip service" and "questionable vaccines."