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China launches world-leading unmanned warship

China on Wednesday launched a world-leading unmanned warship, with its developer claiming the vessel is combat-ready.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 18:00:24

China-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Foreign Ministers' Meeting creates opportunities to discuss issues of common concern: Japan FM

The spokesperson of the Japanese Embassy to China Jun Saito said Wednesday that Japan is “very satisfied” with the 9th China-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Foreign Ministers' Meeting, and believed that the meeting created opportunities for the three countries to discuss issues, such as economic corporation and Japan-South Korea frictions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 16:33:40

University teacher punished for 'incorrect' remarks on ancient China's scientific development

A teacher in Southwest China received punishments of no promotion and suspension from teaching for two years from his university for “incorrect” comments on social media, in which he said that there was no scientific innovation in ancient China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 21:33:40

Latest military chopper expected to debut at National Day parade: report

An echelon of China's domestically developed Z-20 helicopters was spotted on Monday in a video that was purported in the media to be a rehearsal for the upcoming National Day parade, leading analysts to believe that the country's newest chopper could make its public debut at the October 1 event.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 17:29:05

Rolls-Royce driver detained for blocking hospital's emergency access

A woman was detained for five days after refusing to move her Rolls-Royce, which blocked the emergency vehicles' access of a maternity hospital in Beijing's Chaoyang district.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 10:58:39

US F-16 sale to Taiwan could lead to new round of military drills, economic sanctions: analyst

The US' potential sale of F-16V fighter jets to the island of Taiwan is a serious provocation that may lead to strong responses from China, including further military drills and economic countermeasures, Chinese experts said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 17:39:59

Six medical workers detained for “fake” organ donation in East China

Six medical workers in East China's Anhui Province were detained by the police on suspicion of insulting corpses after a local man found they faked an organ donation for his deceased mother.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 23:43:40

Removable floodwalls protect Chinese cities

Domestically-made metal floodwalls have helped Chinese cities resist floods caused by super Typhoon Lekima at half the price of foreign products.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 23:33:40

Netizens censure Amazon for selling 'offensive', 'disrespectful' Hong Kong T-shirts

US online retail giant Amazon has irritated many in China on Wednesday after some netizens revealed it was selling T-shirts with images and slogans supporting violent protests in Hong Kong and their secessionist movement, which many view as not only offensive but also in violation of China's sovereignty.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 23:23:40

China's fighter drones possible with AI use: experts

China's plan to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) for drones would make fighter drones possible, allowing them to fly on their own, identify targets and make decisions to enhance their combat capability, Chinese military experts said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 17:41:22

US Navy request for HK port visit amid protests may suggest ulterior motives: experts

The US' request to have its navy warships visit Hong Kong amid protests there is inappropriate and could have ulterior motives, Chinese experts said on Wednesday as China has reportedly turned the request down.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/14 16:41:36

Cities use matchmaking to attract talent

The local government of Ningde in East China's Fujian Province has started offering matchmaking services to attract and retain talent to help develop its energy industry.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 22:48:40

WeChat punishes 16,000 accounts involved in illegal merchandise promotion

China's major social media platform, WeChat, announced on Monday in a public notice that it has punished more than 16,000 accounts to a different extent in the past six months as well as shutting down more than 5,000 chat groups on suspicion of resale of illegal merchandise.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 20:53:40

Second aircraft carrier can carry 36 J-15 fighters

China's second aircraft carrier can carry at least 36 domestically developed J-15 fighter jets, some 50 percent more than the country's first, China's state broadcaster reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/13 15:54:30

Chinese tourists more wildlife-friendly, reject elephant rides

Chinese tourists are less likely to ride elephants in Thailand and prefer wildlife-friendly tours, according to a report the World Animal Protection (WAP) China sent to the Global Times on Monday which marks the World Elephant Day.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/12 22:38:40

Classic Chinese TV series 'A Dream of the Red Mansions' debuts in Myanmar

A well-known classic Chinese TV series A Dream of Red Mansions dubbed in Burmese started broadcasting in Myanmar on Monday, and Laos and Vietnamese versions are to be aired later this year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/12 19:23:39

Tibet inbound tourism management system begins trial operation

The Tibetan inbound tourism management system, aiming to simplify processing procedures of travel permits for foreigners, has been put into trial operation this month.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/12 18:08:39

Videos show People's Armed Police assembling in Shenzhen apparently for exercises

The People's Armed Police have been assembling in Shenzhen, a city bordering Hong Kong, in advance of apparent large-scale exercises, videos obtained by the Global Times have shown.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/12 15:29:40