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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

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

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

Chinese firms to import from the US based on market principles: official

Chinese companies will negotiate with US firms to expand on imports based on market principles and WTO rules, a Chinese official said Sunday in Beijing, responding to one of the key elements in the newly reached China-US first phase trade deal.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 14:28:40

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

Chinese economy stabilizing on policy support, less downside risk: UBS

Chinese economy is stabilizing and would see 6 percent of growth in 2020 thanks to supportive policies and reduction of downside risk from trade tensions, according to a research note issued by Swiss investment bank UBS AG on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/19 12:58:01

Kyaukpyu port to become model project in China-Myanmar BRI cooperation

Surrounded by superb natural conditions, the Kyaukpyu deep-water port in the western Rakhine State of Myanmar, is set to become another model project under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) framework, benefiting both Myanmar and China.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/19 9:06:40

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

Chinese premier holds symposium with foreign experts in China

Premier Li Keqiang on Friday afternoon held a symposium with representatives of foreign experts working in China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing ahead of the Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/18 15:15:59

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

Xi meets with Myanmar commander-in-chief of defense services

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Myanmar Commander-in-Chief of Defense Services Min Aung Hlaing on Saturday, saying that the development of bilateral ties depends on cooperation of the two peoples from all walks of life, as well as the military-to-military exchanges.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/18 17:11:15

4 people die in Utah home shooting

Four people were shot dead Friday at a residence in Grantsville, a town of about 10,000 people in the state of Utah, local police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/18 12:54:04

Xi's Myanmar visit to unleash cooperation potential

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Naypyidaw Friday for his two-day state visit to Myanmar, unleashing promising prospect for further cooperation between China and the Southeast Asian country.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/17 22:05:05

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

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

Ukraine's PM Oleksiy Honcharuk submits resignation letter

Ukraine's PM Oleksiy Honcharuk has submitted his resignation letter.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/1/17 16:00:33

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