CHINA

LGBTQ people still being forced to undergo ‘therapy’


Three years after China's first gay conversion therapy case brought attention to the continued pathologization of homosexuality, a wider group of LGBTQ people (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) are still being forced by their family members to receive various forms of therapy.

Chinese, Russian navies hold joint exercises in Okhotsk Sea for first time

Chinese and Russian ships are now conducting the second phase of joint naval exercises as part of the China-Russia “Joint Sea-2017” exercises.

‘Pay to play with the panda’ policies draw criticism from animal lovers

It is said that one of the most peaceful places on China’s social media is the comment section below any post featuring pandas, where everyone sighs a collective “aww” regardless ...


High-end aircraft engine products unveiled at aviation expo 2017

The QD70 gas turbine, a high-end product developed by China's leading aircraft engine manufacturer, was unveiled to the public at an ongoing aviation expo that kicked off on Tuesday, showcasing China's breakthrough in integrated military and civilian development.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 19:18:40

HKSAR chief executive heads for London to promote Hong Kong's advantages of economy, trade

Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Wednesday departed for London, hoping to promote trade ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 19:18:25

Pilot supervisory reform boosts political confidence ahead of CPC national congress

A pilot reform to strengthen supervision over use of power is in full swing in the run up to the 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 19:16:54

Nepalese parliament speaker leaves for China to attend Euro-Asia Economic Forum

Speaker of the Nepalese Parliament Onsari Gharti left for China on Wednesday to attend the seventh Euro-Asia Economic Forum to be held in Xi'an in China's northwestern Shaanxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 19:14:01

Chinese president meets Singaporean PM

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday met with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 18:44:36

Underwater Great Wall attracts scuba divers for exploration, but deadly danger lurks

Mysterious deaths of two expert divers at an underwater section of Great Wall shock China’s diving circle.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 18:27:00

China expresses condolences to Mexico after earthquake

China has extended deep condolences to the victims of the Mexico earthquake and expressed heartfelt sympathy to their bereaved families, the Mexican government and people in affected areas, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 18:26:47

China, France vow to cooperate further on global hot-spot issues, climate change

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday met with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian with the two sides pledging to step up cooperation on global hot-spot issues, climate change, among others.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 15:22:05

Chinese premier congratulates Nepalese PM on National Day

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday congratulated his Nepalese counterpart, Sher Bahadur Deuba, on Nepal's National Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 13:40:23

Xi congratulates Nepalese counterpart on National Day

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday congratulated his Nepalese counterpart Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Nepal's National Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 13:39:04

Beijing tests driverless and maglev subways, tramway

Beijing on Wednesday began testing three rail lines, including a driverless subway, a maglev subway and a tramway, all to be launched in the city's western suburbs at the end of the year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 11:48:27

PLA Navy frigates introduced to visitors at Port of Antwerp, Belgium

Visitors walk in front of PLA Navy supply ship Gaoyouhu at Port of Antwerp, Belgium, Sept. 17, 2017. China's 26th convoy fleet to gulf of Aden and Somali waters arrived here on Sept. 14 for a five-day friendly visit, marking the first time for a Chinese navy formation to visit Belgium.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 10:02:41

Villagers harvest herbage for cattle in China's Tibet

Villagers harvest herbage for cattle at an artificial grassland in Beicun Village of Nyima County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Sept. 18, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/20 10:00:09