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Suspect calls procurator his ‘protective umbrella‘ in court

Suspect calls procurator his ‘protective umbrella‘ in court

A gangster in China‘s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is handcuffed by police in December 2017 in a campaign against gangs. Photo: VCG Authorities of Southwest China‘s Chongqing Municipality announced on Tuesday that they had launched an investigation into a case where a suspect identified a local procurator as his “protective umbrella” in court. […]

Tehran changes economic driver from oil to innovative sector

Tehran changes economic driver from oil to innovative sector

Editor‘s Note: As Tehran is shifting its economic growth driver from oil to technology, an Iranian delegation headed by Iranian vice president for science and technology Sourena Sattari (Sattari), including tech entrepreneurs and researchers, participated in the 2019 China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF). Global Times reporters Li Sikun and Wang Bozun […]

Why is US inequality higher than Europe‘s?

Why is US inequality higher than Europe‘s?

Illustration: Luo Xuan/GT Europe‘s political forces are divided between those who regard the EU as promoting unfair, inefficient neoliberal economic policies, and those who see the bloc as key to preserving the relatively equitable and inclusive “European social model.” Yet the recent European Parliament election featured little debate about this […]

Marathoner defends running while pregnant

Marathoner defends running while pregnant

Li attends three marathons during her pregnancy. Photo: screenshot of video posted by Pear Video A 40-year-old elite runner, who is now eight months pregnant, finished the Shanghai Marathon on Monday, which is her third marathon during her current pregnancy.  The pregnant woman, named Li Lili, finished the race in […]

Celery facial masks are coming; onions maybe not

Celery facial masks are coming; onions maybe not

Celery sold in the market. Photo: IC A research institute in East China has developed a rejuvenating facial mask made from celery and is developing others in vegetable series of facial masks. The institute extracted the active ingredients in celery, concentrated and purified them and added other natural plant materials […]

Netizens find humor in the wind

Netizens find humor in the wind

A woman walks in the gale in Beijing. Photo: IC A gale-force wind that blasted Beijing and other cities in China‘s north on Sunday and Monday produced some amusing video clips from netizens who took the dangerous weather in their stride, awkward as they were.  The Beijing Meteorological Service on […]

Big win for Swift

Big win for Swift

Taylor Swift Photo: IC Taylor Swift‘s former label said Monday that it will allow the global pop superstar to perform some of her early hits at an awards show this month – the latest twist in a months-long public feud over the rights to her first six albums. But even […]

Feminism on a rise in the UK

Feminism on a rise in the UK

The majority of young women in England and Wales now identify as feminists, according to a study on Tuesday, with researchers attributing a rise in the past year to the #MeToo movement and the failure to stop discrimination at work. A McDonald‘s worker sporting a sticker marches toward the company‘s […]