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Celebrity medicine "expert" on TV proved to be fake

China's lucrative healthcare advertisements have once again come under fire after a self-claimed "medicine expert" known for her presence on multiple Chinese TV healthcare programs was proved to be fake.

China, Cambodia jointly seize 1.1 tons of cocaine: Shanghai customs

Chinese and Cambodian law enforcement authorities jointly seized 1.1 tons of cocaine and detained four drug trafficking suspects late last year.

China considers changes to public interest litigation rules

China has drafted amendments to the administrative and civil procedure laws to allow prosecutors to institute public interest litigation.

Draft amendment strengthens government's role in water protection

China's top legislature Thursday began reviewing a draft amendment to better prevent water pollution by strengthening government responsibility and supervision.

Chinese lawmakers amend law to promote SME development

China's top legislature Thursday began reviewing a draft amendment to promote the development of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) by cutting costs and supporting innovation.

Man jailed for placing fake Taobao orders online

A man's been sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for placing fake orders online to improve retailers' rankings.

Experimental elevated bus tracks removed in Qinhuangdao

After a year's trial, workers have started ripping up sections of the track laid down to demonstrate the experimental TEB-1, Transit Elevated Bus in in the coastal city of Qinhuangdao, according to Chinanews.

China’s J-10B fighter ready for International Army Games

China’s J-10B Stealth Fighter is to compete in the upcoming International Army Games 2017 for the first time. 
 

Chinese lawmakers sift through new law on soil pollution

Three years after China declared war on pollution, lawmakers are reviewing a draft Soil Pollution Prevention and Control Law.

China's 3rd exascale supercomputer prototype set for 2018 launch

China is developing a third prototype exascale computing machine -- also known as a super supercomputer -- and plans to launch it by June 2018, according to the developers.

Draft law bans using national anthem in ads, private funerals

A draft law, unveiled on Thursday, said that the national anthem should not to be used in advertisements, trademarks and background music in public places.

Who invented ice cream?

In order to combat the heat many of us will turn to cold things, and there is no tastier cold thing than ice cream, but where did this moreish munch come from?

International Yoga Day celebrated in China

The Great Wall of China became an unlikely studio for yoga lovers on Tuesday, as they came together to celebrate the discipline. 

HKSAR's fifth-term chief executive pledges to serve people with pragmatism

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)'s fifth-term chief executive Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Wednesday introduced to the media her governing team, pledging to serve the people with pragmatism and build a better Hong Kong for the next generation.

China to compile historical data about South China Sea

A project was launched Wednesday in China that will see researchers compile historical data obtained during expeditions to the South China Sea since the late 1950s.
 

240,000 drug addicts under compulsory detox in China: Ministry

China has more than 240,000 drug users in compulsory detox, the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) said Wednesday.

China to build more demonstration bases for mass entrepreneurship, innovation

China will further boost mass entrepreneurship and innovation by building 92 more demonstration bases, the State Council, China's cabinet, announced Wednesday.

Boy's death triggers controversy over safety of shared bikes

The case of a boy who fell down while riding a shared bike and died in Central China has drawn people's attention to safety problems of shared bicycles, hnr.cn reported.

Improper words on social media may cause problems

Posts on social media, which used to be considered personal, may now cause you some problems.

Chinese millionaires hold 165 trillion yuan in combined wealth: report

The number of high net-worth individuals (HNWIs) in China has been on a sharp rise in recent years, according to the 2017 China Private Wealth Report.

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