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Peking U. assistant clarifies professor's controversial remarks

An assistant to the Peking University professor, who recently made controversial remarks, explained he was just giving an example in his speech, according to media report on Saturday. The professor said earlier that whoever had given birth five times should be exempted from the school's admission exam.
Source: | 2019/12/9 2:03:16

Ambulance used for airport pick-up angers netizens

Shanghai Airport officials said they would seriously review the recent actions of their employees who illegally used an ambulance to pick up airport passengers, which has since sparked controversy online over public resources being used for private purposes.
Source: | 2019/12/9 1:14:30

CBA fines French player for not raising his head during national anthem

The China Basketball Association (CBA) announced on Saturday that French player Guerschon Yabusele of the Nanjing Tongxi has been given a warning and fined 10,000 yuan ($1,422) after the former Celtics player failed to raise his head to look upon China's national flag during the national Anthem before a Friday game.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 14:23:39

China airs Xinjiang truths

China's state broadcasters consecutively aired three documentaries from Thursday illustrating the anti-terrorism efforts in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, a terrorist organization East Turkistan Islamic Movement's (ETIM) role in plotting terrorist attacks in China and US hypocrisy on human rights issues. The documentaries sparked wide discussions on domestic and overseas media.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 23:38:42

Chinese officials rebuke journal organ donation data accusation

China's leading organ transplant scholar rebuked a report published in a peer-reviewed medical journal criticizing China's organ donation data, saying the report is laden with logical and academic fallacies.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 23:33:40

Ministry declines including traditional Chinese characters into curriculum

China's Ministry of Education declined a proposal suggesting primary and middle schools teach traditional Chinese characters to preserve their beauty and pass on the ancient culture.
Source: | 2019/12/8 23:07:41

Net users debate credit checks before marriage

"Checking a partner's personal credit record upon marriage" became a trending hashtag on China's social media over the weekend after reports surfaced of engaged couples breaking up over revealed personal credit stains.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 23:03:40

Report slandering China's organ donation data is laden with logical and academic fallacies: specialists

A recent report published on BMC Medical Ethics criticizing China's organ donation data is laden with logical and academic fallacies, said China's leading scholar on organ transplantation. He said that China will lodge formal rebuttal to the journal on why such paper was published.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/7 21:08:13

China renews yellow alert for thick fog

China's national observatory on Sunday continued to issue a yellow alert for the thick fog that will shroud parts of the country in the following two days.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/8 14:07:41

Participants visit Shanghai before attending South-South Human Rights Forum

Officials and scholars from more than 70 Asian, African and Latin American developing countries, as well as the United Nations, visited Shanghai on Saturday before attending the upcoming 2019 South-South Human Rights Forum.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/8 10:11:51

China's paleolithic relics gain recognition from int'l experts

Chinese and foreign experts have marveled at the archaeological and anthropological value of the Wanshouyan Paleolithic Relics in east China's Fujian Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/8 10:09:36

7 killed, 2 injured after truck turns over in SW China

A heavy dump truck turned over Saturday afternoon on a highway in southwest China's Yunan Province, leaving seven people dead and two injured, according to local authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/8 9:05:28

China releases English documentary on ETIM terror group's dark hand in Xinjiang

China released on Saturday an English-language documentary illustrating in detail that the source of terrorist attacks in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) terrorist group and its interactions with other international terrorist groups.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/7 20:24:37

China sends six satellites into orbit with single rocket

China sent six satellites into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi Province at 4:52 p.m. Saturday (Beijing Time).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/7 19:20:05

Brucellosis cases rise in NW China's Gansu Province

At least 96 people in a veterinary research institute in Lanzhou, Northwest China's Gansu Province were diagnosed with brucellosis by noon on Saturday, health authorities confirmed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/7 17:42:10

Endangered deer spotted in NE China

An endangered deer was spotted in northeast China's Jilin Province, the Northeast China Tiger and Leopard National Park said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/7 17:38:13

Publicity program benefits over 150,000 rural left-behind children in China

A publicity event calling for better care and protection of rural left-behind children has been held in Beijing, marking the 100th of its kind this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/7 17:13:36

Scholar releases Xinjiang report, identifying three major fallacies in Western media

A Chinese scholar with renowned expertise on Xinjiang studies on Friday released a report analyzing the so-called leaked files on Xinjiang. The report pointed out three big mistakes made by Western media outlets when they hyped the files.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/7 16:03:20