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PLA Navy needs own 'STOVL stealth fighter' jets to protect territory

As China is reportedly building more aircraft carriers and its first group of amphibious assault ships, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy might eventually need its own F-35B-like short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter jet to safeguard territorial integrity, Chinese military analysts said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 17:25:22

Taiwan's DPP phone primary marred by low participation

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) inner-party primary result is not a representation of the will of the people among those on the island since participation was extremely low, said a Chinese mainland expert on Taiwan studies.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 10:03:39

Popular Chinese singer Wang Yuan appears on state media after apologizing for smoking indoors

A month after being caught smoking at a Beijing restaurant, Chinese teenage heartthrob Roy Wang (Wang Yuan) re-emerged by making a brief appearance on China Central Television's (CCTV) flagship evening news Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 23:58:40

China's next-generation off-road tactical vehicle soon to enter military service: report

The Chinese military is currently putting its next generation off-road tactical armored vehicle through a series of tests, as the vehicle is expected to be commissioned into the People's Liberation Army (PLA) soon, China's state broadcaster revealed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 16:58:40

China sets cross-border data flow rules

China's cybersecurity regulator on Thursday released a draft guideline on cross-border data transfers, which will prevent the flow of personal information overseas if it risks undermining national security and public interests, in the latest move to safeguard personal data security and the country's national cyberspace sovereignty.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 15:12:45

Chinese aircraft carriers' frequent passage through Miyako Strait to become standard practice: media

China's aircraft carriers will more frequently cross through sea lanes, including the Miyako Strait, for deployment in the west Pacific and Indian oceans which will become standard practice, according to an article published by the social media account run by a Party newspaper.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/12 17:14:49

China issues strict guidelines on genetic resource study

China on Monday released a management regulation on human genetic resources, banning their commercial trade. The measure also requires foreign organizations to cooperate with the Chinese side when conducting research on the country's human genetic resources.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/11 19:23:41

Intl interest in China's FC-31 stealth fighter jet grows

China's made-for-export FC-31 warplane is making a big impression, as reports say international buyers are thinking of buying the stealth fighter jet, with Chinese military experts recommending on Tuesday that China try to seize these opportunities.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/11 17:12:49

Confucius Institute eyed at Saudi college

China will help King Saud University (KSU), the most prestigious university in Saudi Arabia, to build a Chinese language department, with establishing a Confucius Institute in the university in a further plan to be discussed, a move that will contribute to the cultural communication between China and Saudi Arabia.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/10 22:23:40

New radar system immune to 'radar killer' missiles

China's maritime early warning radar system is immune to "radar killer" missiles and is capable of detecting stealth aircraft, according to its developer in a recent interview with media.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/10 17:58:40

Customs in Zhejiang seize over 500 tons of solid waste

Ningbo customs in East China's Zhejiang Province seized 523.7 tons of solid waste, according to a General Administration of Customs statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/9 22:13:41

Team created to protect Great Wall 24 hours

The capital of Beijing created a team on Saturday to protect the entire Great Wall.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/9 21:03:39

China showcases cluster of 'aircraft carrier killer' missiles

In a rare move, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force displayed 10 DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missiles in a recent video, as China reaffirmed the weapon's capability of attacking medium- to large-sized vessels.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/5 17:05:26

Chinese military gives hints about the true nature of Sunday's UFO sightings across China

The UFO sightings across multiple provinces in China on Sunday were likely the result of a Chinese submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) test, military observers said after the Chinese military gave hints late Monday evening on the nature of the said UFO.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 17:37:31

Chinese netizens reluctant to see young actress staring in women's volleyball team film

Chinese netizens raised doubts about actress Guan Xiaotong, pop idol Lu Han's girlfriend, after reports said she would play the role of the former national female volleyball team captain in a new film, saying she does not represent the team's spirit.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/3 21:23:40

90% of high school students in Jiangsu myopic

Myopia remains pervasive in East China's Jiangsu Province, where nearly 80 percent of middle school students and 90 percent of high school students are nearsighted.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 22:48:40

Beijing to start compulsory garbage sorting: official

Beijing will roll out a compulsory garbage sorting mechanism in public areas, including the surroundings of schools and hospitals, according to city authorities on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/29 21:03:40

US laser weapons plan triggers arms race concerns

The US plan to equip its warships with high-energy laser weapons in 2021 is a typical tactic to seek military technological dominance by using China's reasonable military development as an excuse, and the unilateral actions of the US will likely trigger an arms race, Chinese military analysts said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/29 17:00:11