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Chinese soccer fans condemn Arsenal player Mesut Özil's tweet on Xinjiang

Chinese netizens and soccer fans were angered and disappointed by Mesut Özil, a Turkish-German player with Premier League club Arsenal, who tweeted on Friday referring to Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region as "East Turkistan."
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/17 12:38:40

Macao residents, professionals enjoy prosperity for past two decades and future

Macao will soon celebrate the 20th anniversary of its return to the People's Republic of China. Recently, reporters from the Global Times interviewed a number of Macao people of different ages and occupations, asking them to recall the unforgettable moment on the day when Macao returned to the motherland 20 years ago. They shared how the development of Macao in the past two decades is closely linked with their lives and personal efforts. From these stories of Macao residents, we can feel the national identity and their feelings of home and country.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/16 20:08:41

Monks from Japan and China hold a religious service to mourn victims of the Nanjing Massacre

More than 200 Chinese and Japanese monks held a religious service for the victims of the Nanjing Massacre on Friday, alongside China's national memorial activities at the Memorial Hall of the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders in Nanjing, capital of East China's Jiangsu Province, reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/15 18:16:01

YouTube 'hypocritical' in removing Xinjiang anti-terrorism video

A documentary released by China's national broadcaster CGTN on the anti-terrorism work in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has been blocked by YouTube for "copyright" issues. Some netizens said that YouTube's move shows how hypocritical some Western media are.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/13 22:23:40

Victims of Nanjing Massacre relive their experience and call for peace

With the passing of these survivors who witnessed the brutal and inhuman incidents, their descendants have taken over the responsibility of passing down the witnesses' memories from the mass massacre to future generations and the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/12 20:48:41

E-map launched to commemorate Nanjing Massacre victims

An electronic map showing 17 burial sites and two memorials to the victims of the Nanjing Massacre during the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1931-45) has been released in advance of Friday's National Memorial Day of the Nanjing Massacre Victims, which commemorates the 82th anniversary of the atrocity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/12 21:13:41

Descendants of survivors bear testimony to history in Japan

The Japanese civil groups have held commemorative activities every year since 1997, which was the year that marked the 60th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre. A total of 42 survivors had attended the activities, telling Japanese people personally about the dark days they had experienced.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/12 21:03:40

Environmental inspections show achievements, system advantages

China's central environmental inspection is the country's largest, highest-level environmental campaign.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 19:33:40

Southwest China natural reserve clears illegal buildings, residences for environmental protection

To recover the ecology of a mountain national reserve seated in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, original residents on the mountain moved out and illegal constructions were demolished amid a national environmental campaign.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 19:18:41

Twitter sees more active voices from Chinese diplomacy

On November 2, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs opened its official Twitter account, following the efforts of Chinese embassies and diplomats around the world. The account, dubbed "spokesperson office," has more than 14,200 followers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 19:23:40

Western social media platforms join the misinformation campaign against China

Typing "China" on Twitter's search engine, numerous tweets on heated topics concerning China come up. Many of them deal with China's economy and political system, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Tibet Autonomous Region and Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 19:13:40

Chinese FM appreciates Kazakh president's 'fair and just' remarks on Xinjiang

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson appreciated Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev's fair and just remarks on Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, saying that the president's stance on Xinjiang demonstrated the high-level mutual trust of the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 17:23:40

A close look at black terror and rumors that shrouded Hong Kong for months

In the six-month of chaos in Hong Kong, rioters have spread a lot of rumors trying to mislead the international community. The Global Times compiled some of these rumors and held them to scrutiny with a timeline of major events in the unrelenting 2019 riots that have paralyzed Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 22:13:39

Students enthusiastically seek to acquire one of China's most endangered languages

Only a few people can understand and speak Manchu language out of tens of millions of Manchu people in China. Manchu language is spoken only by some seniors in several Manchu villages in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province; some language experts can understand written Manchu language.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 18:43:39

Postgraduates and PhDs are continuing to define China's primary education system

A recruitment list from the No.1 Middle School affiliated to Central China Normal University ignited debate on China's social media platform. The list released on November 18 shows that six out of nine of the candidate teachers in the first round are PhDs from top Chinese universities. The rest are all postgraduates from Tsinghua University (THU) and Peking University (PKU). Some netizens perceived PhDs being recruited at high schools as a waste of talent. Others expressed the hope it might raise primary education standards.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/5 20:58:41

NGOs get financial support from US govt, smear China

Under the guise of protecting "human rights" and "democracy," some US NGOs supported by US politicians and US intelligence agencies ignore China's development and fabricate stories about China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Tibet Autonomous Region and Taiwan, according to experts. They noted that NGOs often release reports smearing China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/4 19:33:40

Xinjiang imam affirms Xinjiang's anti-terrorism efforts

A senior imam in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region called on Western media to stop spreading rumors about Xinjiang, and he invited more people to visit Xinjiang to experience its social stability and harmony.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/3 21:23:40

Senior official from Xinjiang requests Western media to stop hyping training and education centers

Some Western media and politicians turned a blind eye to the great efforts on counter-terrorism made by people in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and keep maliciously hyping China's policies in the region, a senior official from the region said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/3 21:13:41