CHINA >> China Watch

China airs Xinjiang truths

China's state broadcasters consecutively aired three documentaries from Thursday illustrating the anti-terrorism efforts in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, a terrorist organization East Turkistan Islamic Movement's (ETIM) role in plotting terrorist attacks in China and US hypocrisy on human rights issues. The documentaries sparked wide discussions on domestic and overseas media.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 23:38:42

Internet giant NetEase apologizes for brutally sacking employee

China's internet and game company NetEase apologized for firing an employee even though he had an “incurable disease,” admitting that those who dealt with the incident were “simple, brash and impersonal.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/25 16:53:39

China denies entry to Australian politicians Andrew Hastie and James Paterson. Embassy explains why.

The Chinese Embassy in Australia said on Saturday that Chinese people don't welcome people who make unwarranted attacks and disrespect China's dignity after the country denied entry to Liberal MPs Andrew Hastie and James Paterson.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 13:12:26

International observers affirm the Confucius Institute's positive impact on education and exchange

International students celebrated Confucius Institute scholarships at the Confucius Institute's headquarters in Beijing, during its Open Day on November 8.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/12 19:18:41

Foreign diplomats learn about Chinese path via CPC plenum

The International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee (IDCPC) held a thematic briefing on the fourth plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee on Friday, and invited more than 210 senior diplomats from more than 130 countries to the event.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/10 19:43:39

China looking to build 'iron man' suits that let soldiers fly: experts

Soldiers of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) could one day get their own "iron man" suits that feature heavy firepower, special armor and flying capability, military experts said on Wednesday as the PLA is reportedly evaluating advanced exoskeleton systems.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/6 17:11:01

Carrie Lam to meet Vice Premier Han, discuss helping HK talent develop on mainland

Chaos and violence again descended on Hong Kong this weekend as the city's festering social unrest entered its 22nd week.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/3 23:18:40

China's second aircraft carrier prepares for commissioning ceremony: report

China's second aircraft carrier, the first domestically built, appears to be preparing for a possible commissioning ceremony since it returned from its eighth sea trial, photos and videos showed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/30 16:06:38

China develops flying wing-designed stealth transport drone

A Chinese company recently showcased an in-development stealth transport drone that features a hybrid of conventional and flying wing design, which could represent a trend for future large transport planes, analysts said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/27 17:29:10

Beijing set to enforce new strict garbage sorting rules, fine violators

Beijing will soon enforce new trash sorting rules that may call for fines of 200 yuan ($28.30) to individuals who refuse to properly dispose of their waste, while giving restaurants and hotels up to 5,000 yuan if they provide disposable products to customers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 18:13:28

Tiny, endangered jellyfish thrive in wastewater treatment facility

An extremely rare species of freshwater jellyfish the size of a penny, that has existed for 550 million years and predates dinosaurs, was recently spotted in an advanced wastewater treatment facility in South China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 16:11:25

5.2-magnitude quake hits South China: CENC

No casualties were reported after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Beiliu, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region at 10:55 pm on Saturday, which caused the suspension of several trains, local authorities said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 17:37:01

Shandong becomes top tourist destination during 'Golden Week' holiday

East China's Jiangsu Province saw revenues of more than 63 billion yuan ($8.8 billion) during the recent weeklong National Day holidays, while its neighbor Shandong Province welcomed the largest number of visitors.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/9 18:58:42

Chinese firm uses cutting-edge tech for construction project

A state-owned company is saving manpower and ensuring construction safety and quality through the use of pioneering technology in the mechanical construction of a tunnel in Southwest China's Guizhou Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/7 17:43:40

Chinese netizens welcome HK police officer to Beijing for 70th anniversary

Hong Kong police sergeant Lau Chak-kei, who was invited to participate in the celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, said that he looks forward to seeing the fireworks, climbing the Great Wall and eating roast duck in Beijing, and many Chinese internet users extended a warm welcome to him.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/29 21:36:50

Volunteer cyber monitors reveal illegal, harmful information

Shanghai's cyberspace watchdog has received 1,351 clues of illegal and harmful messages from 349 voluntary cyber monitors since the city kicked off the program to create better cyberspace environment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/28 21:03:40

Guangdong may entitle teachers to punish students with standing and running

Is standing in the corner or being forced to run a lap counted as a corporal punishment in schools? South China's Guangdong Province may entitle their teachers to punish ill-behaved students by having them stand or run, which will not be deemed as physical punishment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/26 14:21:36

China launches first amphibious assault ship

A launch ceremony was held for China's first amphibious assault ship, the Type 075, on Wednesday in a move that represents a new era for China's warship development, Chinese military experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/25 11:49:21