Publication: Global Times

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Chinese writers pay tribute to Marquez

Nobel prize-winning writer and journalist, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, waves while coming out from his house to meet the press on his 87th birthday in Mexico City on March 6, 2014. Photo: AFPTributes have been pouring in from around the world for Colombian ... [Published Global Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 57 mins ago - 1 reports

Developed countries face safety crises too

An arrest warrant has been issued for the captain of the ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea, an accident that killed 28 people and left nearly 270 missing.The tragedy has broken the hearts of the parents and relatives of the school kids. As ... [Published Global Times - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

19 confirmed dead in mine flood

The death toll from a mine flood in Southwest China's Yunnan Province rose to 19 on Friday as rescuers found 14 more bodies, with three others still missing.The accident, which occurred at 4:50 am on April 7 at the Xiahaizi coal mine in Qujing, trapped ... [Published Global Times - 9 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Locked in the classroom

Illustration: Peter C. Espina/GTSchools in China traditionally organize outings for students in spring and fall. For Chinese students, outings mean an opportunity to break away from their heavy school workload and close in on nature. However, such valuable ... [Published Global Times - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

7 killed in gun battle with Chinese illegal migrants: Vietnam

Seven people were killed in a gun battle between border guards and Chinese illegal migrants at a remote frontier crossing in northeast Vietnam, Vietnamese authorities said Friday.Vietnamese state media reported that the Chinese migrants were from Northwest ... [Published Global Times - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Vietnam, Illegal, Thanh Nien
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Spending on cars, trips, receptions down in 2013

The amount of money spent by the Chinese central government in 2013 on business trips, cars and receptions in 2013 was 7.154 billion yuan ($1.15 billion), 10.2 percent lower than was budgeted, and the allocated budget for 2014 stands at 7.151 billion ... [Published Global Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Shut-in students need to get out into real world

Illustration: Peter C. Espina/GTSpring's soft season provides a wonderful time for universities and colleges to set physical fitness tests for students. And the 800-meter and 1,000-meter races represent the most difficult tasks among all physical education ... [Published Global Times - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Cultural roundtable

Ambassadors and envoys from 26 countries participate the Global Ambassador Roundtable Forum on Friday, marking the fifth anniversary of the launch of the English edition of the Global Times newspaper. The theme was cultural heritage in the new era. Photo: ... [Published Global Times - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Li Hao
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Divers enter sunken S.Korea ship in hunt for survivors

Divers battled strong currents and murky waters Friday to finally enter a South Korean ferry two days after it sank, as investigators revealed the captain was not at the helm when the vessel capsized with hundreds on board.South Korean prosecutors sought ... [Published Global Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

2014 Geely GX7 launched after upgrading: making versatile and comfortable SUV

After piles of work for upgrading, 2014 Geely GX7 was finally launched in Boao, Hainan Province on March 3, 2014. The prices for its eight models equipped with 1.8L, 2.0L and 2.4L engines range from 92,900 to 129,900 yuan.To fully satisfy the needs of ... [Published Global Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Rescuers struggle in ferry search

A man stands before policemen at Jindo harbour on Thursday as authorities search for nearly 300 people, most of them schoolchildren, missing after a ferry capsized. The search extended into a second day, as distraught relatives maintained an agonizing ... [Published Global Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Putin fears Ukraine ‘abyss’

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday addressed the nation about his stance on the crisis in Ukraine in a televised phone-in, as four-way Geneva talks aimed at easing escalating tension in eastern Ukraine opened.In the annual phone-in, Putin said ... [Published Global Times - Apr 17 2014]

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...coastguard commander Kim Soo-hyun stressed they would not begin lifting the multi-deck ferry until they were sure there were no survivors inside. "I want to be clear: There won't be any salvage work done against the will of the families" Kim said.AFP - Xinhua E-mail Print
The statement said that while authorities were preparing to send them back, "Several of the illegal migrants seized an AK-47 rifle from a Vietnamese officer and opened fire around noon" killing one guard on the spot
"The real-name online accusation is an important form of anti-corruption. The central government is quite supportive and has offered several online platforms for citizens to report corruption, " Zhu Lijia, director of the public research department of the Chinese Academy of Governance, told the Global Times. E-mail Print
The defense lawyers have questioned the charge. "The concept of 'disrupting public order' is very flexible and difficult to identify" said Sui

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