Category «Society»

4 detained for cross-border drug trafficking in southwest China

File photo: IC   Police in southwest China’s Guizhou Province have busted a cross-border drug trafficking case and apprehended four suspects, local police said Thursday. Police in the city of Bijie learned in early November that some suspects were transporting drugs from overseas. After investigation, police conducted an operation in early December and intercepted a …

Chinese Americans condemn Xinjiang-related bill by US House

Artists play music in the ancient city of Kashgar, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, June 12, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhao Ge)     Leaders of some Chinese American groups have expressed firm opposition to and issued a strong condemnation of the Xinjiang-related bill passed by the US House of Representatives. The passage of the so-called “Uygur …

Netizens hail colleges for sacking scandal-hit professors

  West gate of the Peking University Photo:CNSphoto Netizens hailed Peking University for sacking Professor Feng Renjie on Wednesday for violating teachers’ ethics and discipline over an alleged sex scandal.  The university revoked Feng’s qualifications as a teacher and disqualified him from relevant talent schemes. Frequent sexual assault scandals among college teachers have prompted Chinese …

Chinese gov’t solicits expertise for aged care services

Students of an elderly college perform for the senior citizens at an elderly care institution in Taiyuan, north China’s Shanxi Province, Jan. 14, 2019. The performance was held to celebrate the China’s Spring Festival in advance. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)   China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs is recruiting experts in the field of elderly care services to …