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Chinese editor extols Western tech, splits opinion

An editor-in-chief of China's State-owned flagship newspaper in science and technology is in hot water over his recent remarks saying that China should admit to its lagging technological development compared with western developed countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/24 22:03:39

Doctor renews call for brain death to be called legally dead

A Chinese national political adviser has suggested that the country recognize brain death as legally dead, while lawyers called for cautious discussions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 23:23:40

Less than 60% of hazardous solid waste safely disposed in China

Only less than 60 percent of hazardous solid waste can be safely disposed of in China, and there is a need for rapid implementation of new laws to deal with the issue, environmentalists and lawmakers said.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2017/11/28 23:13:39

Media Belt & Road forum kicks off

The 2017 Media Cooperation Forum on Belt and Road, hosted by the Communist Party of China's flagship newspaper People's Daily, kicked off on Tuesday in Dunhuang, Northwest China's Gansu Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/19 23:28:39

China's new bullet train has top speed of 400 km/hr

China unveiled its next-generation bullet train to the public Monday, capable of top speeds of 400 kilometers per hour, as two "Fuxing" trains traveled between Beijing and Shanghai with passengers for the first time.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 0:03:39

AIIB to fund more green infrastructure projects

The head of the China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) vowed to fund more sustainable infrastructure projects in a bid to tackle major challenges of infrastructure gap and climate change in Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/16 16:43:39

Pakistan 1st foreign nation to fully benefit from China's BeiDou system

After building the infrastructure needed to allow China's BeiDou Navigation Satellite (BDS) system to be fully used in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, one company involved in developing the system is now looking to provide the satellite navigation service to more countries along the route taken by "One Belt One Road" initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/17 18:53:39

World's largest amphibious aircraft ready for maiden flight over land

The AG600, the world's largest amphibious aircraft, successfully completed a taxiing test in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province, on Saturday and is ready for its maiden flight in May.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/1 18:28:39

Blackwater founder to open bases in Xinjiang

Military company Blackwater's founder plans to build new bases in China, a move to support the One Belt and One Road initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 20:53:39

Youth League to set limit on recruitment

The Communist Youth League of China (CYLC), the powerful organization in charge of the ideological cultivation of the country's youth, plans to set limits on the number of its members and expand awareness campaigns as part of a major revamp.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/14 23:28:40

CPC plenum to focus on Party management

The Sixth Plenary Session of the 18th Communist Party of China Central Committee (CPCCC) to be held in Beijing in October is expected to bring strict intra-Party governance to a new level with the introduction of detailed and practicable regulations, officials said. The Political Bureau of the CPCCC announced the news after a Tuesday meeting presided over by President Xi Jinping, who is also the general secretary of the CPCCC, the Xinhua News Agency reported.
Source: Global Times | 2016/7/28 0:53:04

US professor bashed for views that China's reform is stagnating

China's reform still has great potential to unleash despite the current difficulties, said experts reached by the Global Times in response to US scholar David Shambaugh's comments that country's reform is stagnating and lacks a big push.
Source: Global Times | 2016/6/3 1:03:01

Xi warns against spreading Western values

Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned Party school teachers against spreading Western capitalist values and making groundless comments about national policies, emphasizing Party leadership in Party schools.
Source: Global Times | 2016/5/3 0:28:02

Tips proving invaluable to anti-graft drive

Tips from the public have been an increasingly important resource in the crackdown on corruption since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 2012, as they will be carefully handled by disciplinary watchdog authorities through five working procedures, observers said.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/1 1:38:01

Xi calls for close study of report by Mao

Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent call to study an article by his predecessor Mao Zedong has sent a strong signal to Party members to honor their inheritance of the Party's guiding thoughts and strengthen the construction of Party committee leading groups, observers said.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/29 1:03:01

Revolutionaries' heirs vow support for Party, reforms

Many descendants of People's Republic of China (PRC)'s founding fathers have made open remarks strongly supporting the Party on several occasions over the past two months, promoting the better implementation of central government policies, observers said.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/25 0:33:01

Beidaihe meeting reportedly cancelled

Chinese leaders may not be meeting at Beidaihe resort in North China's Hebei Province this year, a news periodical affiliated with the Xinhua News Agency said on Wednesday, amid speculation over the theme of this year's meeting.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/6 0:33:01

Attract non-CPC elite to Party's efforts: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called on authorities to befriend and recruit more non-Communist Party of China (CPC) intellectuals and representatives, stressing their role in economic development and cleansing the Internet.
Source: Global Times | 2015/5/21 0:18:02