CHINA

Martial arts club in spotlight for training orphans


A fight club in Southwest China's Sichuan Province has stirred controversy because it has been training orphans and left-behind children to become boxers of the mixed martial arts (MMA) in the name of charity.

Flying high

Visitors on Thursday crowd around exhibits at the Military Museum of the Chinese People’s Revolution in Beijing that commemorate the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Liberation Army. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2017/7/27 23:58:39

19th Party congress key meeting at a crucial time: Xi

The upcoming 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is a key meeting at a crucial time for the development of socialism with Chinese characteristics, Chinese President Xi Jinping has said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 23:53:39

China border stance firm

Beijing will not compromise with India’s visiting national security adviser, and the only way to resolve the current standoff is for India to unilaterally withdraw its troops from Chinese territory, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 23:38:40

China blasts CIA chief for cold war mindset

China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Thursday that the CIA chief's labeling of China as the "greatest long-term threat" to the US is a reflection of "cold war mentality."
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 23:13:40

Lawyer warns colleagues to avoid illegal means to address injustice as case sparks debate

Lawyers should not resort to illegal means to address injustice and should avoid tarnishing the image of Chinese lawyers, a lawyer who defended many high-profile cases said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 23:08:39

High-income households contribute half of total savings

High-income households account for a majority of all household savings in China, with the top 5 percent contributing half of total savings though the country's Gini coefficient continues to fall, according to the latest survey.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 22:58:41

New TV show aims to unite Shanghai’s ‘new social class’

A talk show will showcase Shanghai's emerging "new social class" and their take on social issues.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 22:58:40

Flaming pink

Aerial view of a red salt lake under extremely high temperatures in Yuncheng city, North China’s Shanxi Province on Thursday. Temperatures reach as high as 42 C in Yuncheng during the summer days.
Source: IC | 2017/7/27 22:58:40

China releases four of six Japanese detained for ‘illegal surveying’

Chinese authorities said Thursday that four of the six Japanese citizens detained in March for "illegal activities" have been released.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 22:43:40

New military body to focus on high-tech weapons

The establishment of a new military commission focusing on the development of high-tech weapons can be seen as a part of efforts to deepen China's military reform, showing the country's dedication to build a modernized army, said Chinese military experts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 22:43:39

Promoters of revolution-themed film deny accusations of forcing cinemas for more screens

Promoters of a revolution-themed film celebrating the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) 90th birthday denied that cinemas were given orders to screen the movie, saying that all cinema arrangements will be based on the movie's market performance.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 22:28:39

China's high sea military drills are routine: spokesperson

The Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force has entered a stage of carrying out systematic, routine and actual combat drills on the high seas, air force spokesperson Shen Jinke said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/27 21:31:58

President Xi stresses commitment to supply-side structural reform

China will keep deepening supply-side structural reform to push forward sustained and healthy economic and social development, President Xi Jinping has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/27 21:09:07