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Scandal behind subway cables calls for further probe for corruption

[2017-03-23 07:20]

EIGHT MEMBERS OF STAFF at Shaanxi Aokai Cable Co in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi province, have been detained for their involvement in providing substandard electric cables for the city's subway system. Beijing News commented on Wednesday:

Let law clarify rewards for young rescuers

[2017-03-23 07:20]

ON MARCH 15, Jiangsu Provincial High People's Court reportedly accepted a lawsuit filed by 62-year-old Jiang Zhigen against the local government of his hometown in the province, because it declined to bestow on his son the honor of good Samaritan after he died trying to save someone from drowning. Beijing Youth Daily comments:

Capital's tourism authority calmly handles dispute

[2017-03-23 07:20]

IN AN OPEN LETTER signed and posted on the home page of the China Ethnic Culture Park website after the Beijing tourist attraction was removed from the list of 4A scenic areas in December 2016, Wang Ping, the director, said the problem and the facts highlighted were "seriously inconsistent" and accused the relevant departments of being irresponsible. The letter was recently removed from the website. Southern Metropolis Daily commented on Wednesday:


[2017-03-23 07:15]

Revive real economy in Northeast China

[2017-03-23 07:20]

President Xi Jinping has always given importance to the revival of Northeast China. He has delivered a series of speeches on how to revitalize the region, and at this year's annual sessions of China's top legislature and top political advisory body, he emphasized the importance of boosting the real economy in the traditional industrial base.

Realty sector needs more balanced regulation

[2017-03-23 07:20]

City governments across China have thrown everything but the kitchen sink at their real estate sector in an attempt to dampen demand and prevent a bubble from developing in the property market.

Racism exposed in the form of T-shirt design

[2017-03-23 07:20]

Graphic T-shirt designs should not be used as a shield for racism, and the "open platform principle" an excuse to evade corporate responsibility. But CEO Philip Rooke doesn't seem to believe in such universal norms. The Leipzig-based German company he manages allows customers to design and sell T-shirts even with catchphrases like "Save a dog, eat a Chinese" and "Save a shark, eat a Chinese".

ROK must realize only talks can make DPRK see value of peace

[2017-03-23 07:20]

The United States and the Republic of Korea began their annual military exercises, codenamed Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, on the Korea Peninsula earlier this month. Simultaneously, the US has resorted to war rhetoric, fueling concerns over the already volatile situation on the peninsula.

Abe's South China Sea meddling doomed to fail

[2017-03-22 07:24]

Currently on a four-nation tour of Europe, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seeking the support of European countries in his bid to get the South China Sea disputes on the agenda for the G7 summit, to be held in Italy in May.

Overseas M&As a concern

[2017-03-22 07:24]

Overseas mergers and acquisitions by Chinese enterprises have long been viewed as a positive part of China's opening-up to the outside world and a sign of domestic enterprises' growing strength.

Raise status of skilled technicians to boost vocational schools' appeal

[2017-03-22 07:24]

AT A RECENT MEETING, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security vowed to better implement its plan of improving vocational education during the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-20), so as to cultivate more skilled workers. Beijing Youth Daily comments:

Legal protection for riders and providers

[2017-03-22 07:24]

IN WHAT IS BELIEVED TO BE the country's first court case against a company offering a shared-bicycle service, a 31-year-old Beijing citizen is suing Ofo, one of the country's leading bike-sharing companies, as he claims that he was injured due to a faulty bike he rented two months ago, Guangzhou Daily commented on Tuesday:

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