CHINA >> Society

China extends 144-hr visa-free transit to more cities

The number of Chinese border ports that allow eligible international travelers to transit within 144 hours without a visa will increase to 27 from Dec 1, said the National Immigration Administration (NIA) Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/23 17:29:27

Chinese scientists' pursuit of cosmic rays opens windows on universe

In the wilderness of Daocheng, southwest China's Sichuan Province, 4,400 meters above sea level, Chinese scientists are constructing a cosmic ray observation station on an area equivalent to 200 soccer fields.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/23 17:15:43

Student gets revenge, cons the cons

A college student in Northwest China recently got a measure of revenge on some fraudsters on social media who had ripped him off last year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/23 16:51:20

Nice bonus: Company gives model workers new car, house

A company in North China's Shanxi Province, is attracting a lot attention and some jealousy after giving a handful of its 4,000 employees an incredible bonus: a new car and a house.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/23 16:51:11

Motorist dries his dog on highway

A motorist said he didn't want his wet, just-bathed dog in his car, so he tied it to his side mirror and forced the husky to run on a highway in Mianyang, Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Monday. The driver was fined 200 yuan ($28) by traffic police, but netizens said he should also be charged with animal cruelty.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/23 16:50:58

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge receives over 14 mln passengers one year after opening

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge has seen over 14 million passengers as well as 1.5 million vehicles as of Wednesday, which marks the one year anniversary of the opening of the world's longest cross-sea bridge.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/23 16:21:59

Panda companion

A newly opened restaurant in the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Southwest China's Sichuan Province goes all-in on its panda décor.
Source: IC | 2019/10/23 15:28:41

Meatless cuisine

A vegetarian restaurant offers a variety of meat-like dishes made by vegetable and bean products in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province.
Source: IC | 2019/10/23 15:28:40

China misses out from global space summit in US due to visa woes

"I miss an important space agency in this panel. Where is China?" Attendees at a plenary of the ongoing weeklong International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Washington brought the question atop the panel voting system and demanded an answer.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/23 10:28:31

Ceremony amazes Chinese netizens over shared traditions, details

China sending senior officials to the Japanese emperor's enthronement shows the improving trend of China-Japan relations, Chinese experts said on Tuesday, while the grand ceremony proved an unexpected hot topic on Chinese internet where users were apparently fascinated by certain overlapping cultural details.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 23:48:40

Third-generation hybrid rice achieves high yields in China

The third-generation hybrid rice developed by Yuan Longping, the "father of hybrid rice," and his team underwent its first public yield monitoring from Monday to Tuesday and achieved high output.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/22 23:30:25

Tech speeds up study of oracle bone inscriptions

China's national museum on Tuesday launched a large exhibit of oracle bone inscriptions for the first time in Beijing to mark the 120th anniversary of the discovery of one of the earliest forms of Chinese writing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 23:03:40

China gives NBA openers cold shoulder

China's national broadcaster appears to have no plans to air the opening games of the NBA season on Wednesday, as the US basketball league's situation drastically worsened in China in the aftermath of Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of Hong Kong rioters earlier this month.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 22:38:40

HK govt releases fresh relief package of HK$2 billion to boost economy

The Hong Kong government on Tuesday released a third round of relief measures worth of HK$2 billion ($255 million), in the latest move to help address the city's economic woes amid months-long unrest.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 21:33:40

Sichuan café can turn your pooch into a 'panda dog'

Ever dreaming of raising a pet panda? A café in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, is promoting the next best thing - sort of. It is offering to dye your pet dog's fur with classic black and white marking of a panda for only 1,500 yuan ($212).
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 18:04:52

Straight off the printer

A large-scale 3D printed replica of China's renowned Zhaozhou Bridge is completed on Monday at Hebei University of Technology in Tianjin. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/22 17:41:05

Pumpkin pose

Tourists pose in front of a huge Pumpkin Mickey at Shanghai Disney Resort on Monday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/10/22 17:40:59

Scary Halloween makeup not allowed on metro

After being accused of lacking Halloween spirit, the Guangzhou metro in South China's Guangdong Province on Monday said it was only trying to prevent passengers from panicking when it required some ghouls and witches to remove their Halloween makeup.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 17:40:50

jj推倒胡麻将技巧口诀 北京pk10遗漏是什么 欢乐生肖是什么彩 时时彩群 欢乐二人雀神好友房 两人斗地主游戏大全 aa国际动漫总部在哪 辉煌娱乐正规吗 大乐透常用复式投注及中奖金额表 北京pk历史记录查询 麻将玩法介绍