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Urumqi's housing renovation benefits over 90,000 households

More than 90,000 households in the city of Urumqi, capital of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, will see their neighborhoods transformed over the upcoming Spring Festival, according to the local government.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/19 13:00:00

China's Wuhan reports 17 new pneumonia cases

Central Chinese city of Wuhan reported 17 new coronavirus-related pneumonia cases Friday, local health authorities said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/19 12:24:04

Chinese Embassy in Egypt holds reception to celebrate Chinese New Year

A reception was held Saturday night in Egypt's capital Cairo by the Chinese Embassy in Egypt to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/19 10:45:22

Chinese courts to enhance protection of property rights

"Enhancing judicial protection of property rights will be taken as a long-term priority," said the statement released after a national meeting that brought together chief justices of higher courts across the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/19 8:29:10

China makes major breakthrough in space propulsion technology

China has made a major breakthrough in the development of the Hall-effect thruster (HET), an important space propulsion technology.
Source: CGTN | 2020/1/19 8:22:56

Confucius Institute slams 'politicization' of educational ties

We understand the university's decision and are willing to cooperate with relevant parties to do follow-up work, but we oppose the politicization of normal education cooperation, the Confucius Institute Headquarters said in a statement to the Global Times on Saturday, after the University of Maryland (UMD) - the first university in the US to host a Confucius Institute (CI) - announced an end to the agreement on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/18 21:08:45

Wuhan reports 4 more pneumonia cases

Wuhan has reported four more viral pneumonia cases on Saturday amid the outbreak in the central Chinese city, killing two, prompting public concerns of risks of human-to-human transmission across the country.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/18 20:03:40

More cars drive into Palace Museum

More cases of cars driving into the world-famous Palace Museum in Beijing have been exposed online on Saturday following the two women who drove a private vehicle into the palace premises on Friday that enraged Chinese netizens who slammed the "abuse of privileges" of some people and demanded the museum severely punish those involved.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/18 19:58:40

Wuhan pneumonia: China confirms 4 new cases, 2 deaths

As of Friday, four more people have been diagnosed with the new type of coronavirus, which has caused the recent pneumonia outbreak in the central China's city of Wuhan, the local health commission announced on Saturday.
Source: CGTN | 2020/1/18 15:02:54

Palace Museum apologizes after car spotted in its restricted premises

China's Palace Museum tendered an apology Friday evening after two women reportedly drove a private vehicle into the palace premises in violation of the rules, and vowed to strengthen management to prevent similar incidents.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/17 22:33:02

Xi stresses building greater peace, rule of law in China

Chinese President Xi Jinping has demanded efforts to build China into a country with greater peace and heightened rule of law.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/17 20:27:06

Chinese scientists develop octopus-inspired soft robot

Chinese scientists have developed an octopus-inspired soft robot with the capabilities of shrinking, environment-adaptive camouflage and multimodal locomotion.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/17 19:40:26

Swans bring vitality to the coastal village in Shandong

Yandunjiao, a coastal village in Shandong, is full of vitality as many swans winter here. At the end of 2014, the high-speed train service between Qingdao and Rongcheng was launched and numerous tourists have come here to view swans, taste local delicacies and experience homestay in seaweed-roofed houses.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/17 18:13:37

China registers stable employment in 2019

China's job market remained stable in 2019, with all related indicators meeting the annual goals, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/17 18:06:58

China creates milestone by doubling the number of world's affluent population

China has just doubled the world's middle-income population as its 1.4 billion people for the first time boast a per capita GDP of over $10,000 in 2019, after a decade of rapid economic growth.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/17 17:01:58

Exhibition reminiscing landmark historical event commences in Beijing

An exhibition titled "Nanjing to Beijing: 600th Anniversary of Moving the Capital of Ming Empire" commenced at the Capital Museum in Beijing Friday. The exhibition revolves around the landmark event of relocating the capital to Beijing during the reign of the Ming Dynasty. It brings together over ten cultural relic units in Beijing and Nanjing, with a total of 267 sets of cultural relics, including 37 sets of first-level exhibits. Photos: Li Hao/GT
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/17 15:16:21

China's birth rate hits record low since 1952; second-child policy effective in easing decline

China's birth rate hits record low since 1952; second-child policy effective in easing decline By Chen Qingqing, Cao Siqi and Zhang Hui
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/17 14:44:10

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