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US growers long for settlement as trade dispute with China lingers


Soybean prices have been hit hard since last year, as collateral damage of the US administration's tariffs against China, which makes it more difficult for farmers to stay in business as their paychecks are mainly dependent on the market, according to the industry leader, who joined the the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association in 2015.

Guangdong TV condemns HK media's rude treatment of its reporter

Guangdong Radio and Television has strongly condemned the treatment by some Hong Kong media of its journalist after she was blocked and questioned about her journalist's credentials by Hong Kong reporters after a police press conference on Tuesday in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 1:18:40

Hong Kong police arrest local suspect for stabbing 3

Hong Kong police arrested a local resident Tuesday morning on suspicion of stabbing three people, which prompted some Hong Kong media to sensationally cite so-called witnesses identifying the suspect's "Chinese mainland accent" in a hyperbolic move that experts say will only exacerbate tensions in the relationship between Hong Kong and the mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 0:13:39

HK life necessities depend on mainland resources

Water, electricity, meat, vegetables and fruits: Hong Kong largely depends on the Chinese mainland for all these life necessities and countless other resources, Chinese experts said Tuesday as they stressed the unbreakable connection of the two regions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/21 0:03:39

13 Chinese tourists killed, 31 injured in Laos car accident

Thirteen Chinese tourists have been confirmed dead and 31 injured in a car accident in Laos on Monday afternoon, according to the Chinese Embassy in Laos.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 23:09:22

Twitter, Facebook action sparks backlash

Facebook and Twitter faced a strong backlash after the two platforms started to take down accounts from China in relation to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 23:08:40

Tibetan classics registration program will soon end after decade-long effort

More than 13,000 ancient Tibetan books and classic texts have been surveyed, registered and preserved under a program launched in 2009 in all seven cities and prefectures of Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, that will soon come to an end.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 22:58:41

Lam to establish platform for talks with protesters

Observers wondered if the surprisingly non-violent protest on Sunday signalled a turning point for the months-long chaos or was simply a tactic used by opposition forces to pressure the government and upgrade violence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 22:58:40

Peking University defends grants to international student

Peking University said on Monday a Filipino student met its standards of scholarships amid claims the school granted 470,000 yuan ($66,500) to the student with inadequate Chinese language skills.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 22:23:41

New counter-terror force in Xinjiang

The Chinese People's Armed Police have established a new counter-terror special operations unit in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to adapt to the needs of counter-terrorism missions there, media reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 22:18:40

Glimpse of the future

A four-legged robot dog called “Laikago” is displayed at the 2019 World Robot Conference on Tuesday. The conference is being held in Beijing from Tuesday to Sunday, and is expected to attract visitors from 22 countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 22:18:40

Premier Li stresses promoting steady economic growth, improving people's livelihoods

Premier Li Keqiang has underscored greater efforts in reform, opening-up and innovation to promote steady economic development and improve people's livelihoods.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/20 21:43:34

Who are the 'valiant' rioters in Hong Kong?

After a Hong Kong court denied bail to Lai Yun-long, who was arrested for allegedly beating Global Times reporter Fu Guohao, Hong Kong police announced they had arrested a second suspect, a 23-year-old woman named Pat Wai-fun, alleging she too was involved in the incidence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 19:33:40

Family of slain Chinese scholar set up fund for int'l students in crisis

The family of murdered Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying announced on Monday the establishment of "Yingying's Fund" to help international students at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) who are in crisis.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/20 18:02:14