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Scenery of Pamir Plateau in Xinjiang

2017-11-20 07:37:00

Pamir Plateau was once a busy passage used by traders traveling along the ancient Silk Road. Full Story

Program promotes self-respect for the intellectually disabled

2017-11-20 07:11:00

In some developed countries, people with intellectual disabilities, such as autism, cerebral palsy and Down syndrome are enrolled in supported employment programs that offer them the opportunity to work. Now China is catching up. Full Story

Unique quarry hotel starts to take shape in Shanghai

2017-11-20 07:11:00

It has taken over a decade of painstaking work, but the structure of the world's first quarry hotel is now complete, with the property set to open in Shanghai next year, the owner has announced. Full Story

China section of new road to Europe opens

2017-11-20 07:10:00

URUMQI - The Chinese section of a transcontinental expressway project linking China to Europe opened to traffic on Saturday. Full Story

Alibaba wins case over fake reviews, sales

2017-11-20 07:10:00

In a landmark decision, a court in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, ruled in favor of e-commerce behemoth Alibaba after it sued a company for fabricating transactions and favorable comments related to online stores. It was the first such case in the country. Full Story

Law curtails unfair app competition

2017-11-20 07:10:00

Legal professionals have welcomed a revision to the law that aims to tackle the growing number of lawsuits related to smartphone apps. Full Story

Rail bureaus renamed in restructure

2017-11-20 07:10:00

Eighteen regional railway bureaus administered by China Railway Corp finalized name changes on Sunday as they registered as limited companies - the latest step in the corporation's structural reform. Full Story

Shanghai hospital banks breast milk

2017-11-20 07:10:00

Premature babies at a Shanghai pediatric hospital's neonatal intensive care unit will no longer be fed infant formula. Instead, they'll get breast milk from their own mothers or donated by others. Full Story

Lack of drone rules raises concerns

2017-11-20 07:10:00

A political adviser in Shanghai has pointed out the lack of detailed regulations on the civilian use of drones, as the rising number of devices with high-resolution cameras raises concerns about privacy infringement. Full Story

Lab tests safety of imported bird nests

2017-11-20 07:10:00

A national laboratory in Qinzhou, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, that is inspecting the quality of bird nests for use as a health food, is currently awaiting final approval to start importing raw nests - which some consider a delicacy. Full Story