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Campers on Bund leave trash behind

2017-07-27 07:03:00

Security patrols have been stepped up along Shanghai's scenic Bund area to stop people from camping there, as tourists and residents seek cooler places to escape the ongoing heat wave. Full Story

Public hospitals to become nonprofit by 2020, State Council says

2017-07-27 06:57:00

Public hospitals in China will operate under a new system not driven by profits by 2020, according to a guideline the State Council, China's Cabinet, released on Tuesday. Full Story

The army is where I belong

2017-07-27 06:52:00

Jia Na was admitted to Tsinghua University in 2005. In 2007, she joined the People's Liberation Army, becoming the first female recruit from Tsinghua since the establishment of the People's Republic of China. Full Story

Students gain lessons in life from martial mindsets

2017-07-27 06:52:00

Wang Hang, 28, joined the People's Liberation Army in 2009, when he was a second-year student at Fudan University in Shanghai. Full Story

Former Tianjin mayor admits to corruption on TV

2017-07-27 06:52:00

Huang Xingguo, former acting Party chief and mayor of Tianjin, appeared on television for the first time since he was placed under investigation for graft. Full Story

3 panda keepers, bitten by two bears, criticized after online video surfaces

2017-07-27 06:52:00

Three panda keepers bitten by two bears were reprimanded after an online outcry over their rough handling of the normally docile animals at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan province, according to a base official. Full Story

Guangdong aims at railway scofflaws

2017-07-27 06:52:00

Fare dodgers and people caught smoking on trains in Guangdong province could be banned from traveling by rail if they break the rules more than twice. Full Story

'Student soldiers' swap university for uniforms

2017-07-27 06:49:00

A growing number of scholars are suspending their studies to join the People's Liberation Army Full Story

Panda power is the new face of solar

2017-07-27 06:44:00

A solar power station shaped like giant pandas opened to the public on Tuesday in Datong, Shanxi province, and its owner said similar plants are planned in countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative. Full Story

China to select third group of astronauts this year

2017-07-27 06:36:00

China will select its third group of astronauts this year, Yang Liwei, deputy director of China Manned Space Engineering Office said Wednesday. Full Story