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Scientist's shunning of spotlight commendable


People have been paying tribute to Liu Xianlin, a 78-year-old geomatics scientist and an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, after a photo of him appeared showing him preoccupied with work on a high-speed train. West China Metropolis Daily commented on Thursday

China's crazy love for crayfish created jobs for 5m in 2016


China's crayfish market volume has hit close to 150 billion yuan, or US$22 billion, and created jobs for five million people in 2016, according to a recent report released by the Ministry of Agriculture.

China Focus: Chinese crave crayfish on summer nights


Glistening and boiled bright red, stacks of spiced crayfish can be found spread across tables on summer nights in major Chinese cities.

9.4 mln students to sit China's college entrance exam


A total of 9.4 million Chinese high school students will sit the 2017 national college entrance examination, known as the Gaokao, due to kick off Wednesday, the Ministry of Education said.

China's Kunqu theater marks 60 years in Beijing


Cong Zhaohuan sits in a spacious courtyard surrounded by brick walls that are being torn down. A six-story building, which is being emptied, is nearby.

China: short videos a hit for APP developers


The ingredients of a successful Chinese digital cocktail-entertainment, technology, innovation and business-are unmistakable in the rise of the short video "industry".

Heavy rain to sweep China


Heavy rain will hit parts of central, southern and eastern China from Sunday to Tuesday, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) said Sunday.

Pics:International Children's Day celebrated across China


Students perform during a show to celebrate the upcoming International Children's Day at Fendou Primary School in Beijing, capital of China, May 31, 2017.

China's Beijing bans shared bikes in military areas


Shared bikes will be banned from military areas in Beijing starting Thursday, a military officer said Wednesday.

China shuts down 10 illegal live streaming apps, websites


The Ministry of Culture has shut down 10 online streaming apps and websites in a campaign against illegal online content.