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Taiwan throws tantrum over Solomon Islands' severance of 'diplomatic ties'

The Solomon Islands decided to sever ties with Taiwan on Monday, and the Taiwan authority repeated its condemnation of the Chinese mainland for allegedly "pressuring" the Pacific nation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 11:48:40

Chinese people in Solomon Islands welcome new diplomatic ties

Zheng Yangxu's students in Solomon Islands can sing several Chinese songs - Jasmine Flower, The Moon Represents my Heart and Fireflies Fly.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 18:23:40

Western response to HK police actions shows hypocrisy

The months of unrest and violence in Hong Kong have greatly affected the social order and dealt a blow to local tourism and catering businesses. Many people in Hong Kong sincerely hope that the violence can be stopped.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 19:13:40

Thousands of extras find success online

After spending years "drifting" in Hengdian World Studio, the world's largest film and TV shooting base, thousands of wannabe actors have gone from being extras in Hengdian to leading men and women in their own online short videos.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 16:23:40

Visits to Xinjiang for Mid-Autumn festival see year-on-year rise

There were more than 7.2 million tourist visits to Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region during the 2019 Mid-Autumn Festival holiday from September 13 to 15, an increase of 37.23 percent year-on-year. They brought 11.7 billion yuan ($1.65 billion) in domestic tourism revenue, an increase of 24.77 percent year-on-year, the culture and tourism department of Xinjiang announced on Sunday, ts.cn, a local media outlet, reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 20:18:41

Hong Kong riots force out-of-town talents to look elsewhere

It's a city full of vitality and opportunities. Over the years, people have been coming here to work and study. It could be said that Hong Kong, the global financial hub lived up to their expectations before the months-long unrest sowed the seeds of distress among them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 17:44:55

BRNN kicks off media workshop for journalists from around the world

More than 50 senior journalists from 46 media outlets from 26 Latin American and African countries will participate in a media workshop for the Belt and Road News Network (BRNN) in China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 19:19:36

China's first environment chief content with progress

Qu Geping, 89, became China's first environment protection chief in 1987, when the bureau of environment protection was founded. The bureau has become the current Ministry of Environment and Ecology (MEE).
Source: Global Times-Agencies | 2019/9/14 10:33:59

China launches campaign to reduce birth defects

China has vowed to reduce the occurrence of birth defects amid the implementation of the two-child policy and the high rate of birth defects to ensure population growth in a high quality manner.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/12 13:34:05

Senior citizens put on their dancing shoes

Twenty-eight grandmas with an average age of 56 have formed a ballet troupe at a cultural center in Jinshui district, Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province. It is the only troupe in the province exclusively for senior citizens.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 16:12:42

Chinese netizens condemn terrorism, offer condolence in 9/11 discussion

As the 18th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks fell on Wednesday, many Chinese netizens joined discussions over the incident, and some are calling for firm opposition to terrorism and for people to be cautious of unreasonable hatred.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 15:33:59

North China villagers, wild pandas live side by side in harmony

North China villagers, wild pandas live side by side in harmony
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 12:13:40

Dream hike becomes nightmare as students trapped in Gobi Desert

On the night of August 1, police at the Aksay Kazak Autonomous county of Northwest China's Gansu Province received a report that a 1,200-member hiking group was lost in the local Gobi Desert. After a four-hour search, when the police eventually located the hikers, they found that the group of 1,200 college students was led by only seven organizers, according to a report by thepaper.cn.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 20:08:40

Community-level medical professionals in China top 3.96 million in 2018

The total number of primary-level medical and health workers in China reached 3.965 million and there were 1.305 million licensed doctors in 2018, up 7.1 percent and 30 percent from 2012 respectively, and the number of visits to primary medical and health care institutions reached 4.429 billion, Zhuang Ning, deputy director of the Department of System Reform at the National Health Commission of China, announced on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 20:02:52

China Harbour project aims to turn Namibia bay into international logistics hub

The handover ceremony of the Walvis Bay new container terminal project in Namibia, which was built by China Harbour and is the largest single infrastructure project since the founding of the Republic of Namibia in 1990, was held on August 2.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 19:33:51

Animal cloning finds big market in China among pet owners

As the owner of China's first cloned cat, all Huang Yu, a 23-year-old man from East China's Zhejiang Province, wants is the "same company" of his beloved Garlic.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 19:18:40

French professor praises China's de-radicalization measures in Xinjiang

Christian Mestre closely examined every site he visited in Xinjiang, listening carefully to the guide's explanations so that he could catch every piece of useful information about counter-terrorism measures. It was the first time that Mestre, a professor at the University of Strasbourg in France, visited Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. However, he was not in Xinjiang as a tourist, but to participate in the International Seminar on Counter-terrorism, De-radicalization and Human Rights Protection with experts from other countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 19:08:40

Xinjiang cultural exchange group meets religious figures in France

A Chinese cultural exchange delegation from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, organized by the State Council Information Office, paid a visit to France on September 8, exchanging views with the French Council of the Muslim Faith (FCMF) and French scholars, and holding a discussion with local overseas Chinese to explain the development status of Xinjiang, the Xinhua News Agency reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 19:33:40