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.

"Peace Train-2019" China-Laos joint rescue exercise held in Vientiane

Participants take part in the comprehensive epidemic prevention and control drills during the "Peace Train-2019" China-Laos humanitarian and medical joint rescue exercise in Vientiane, capital of Laos, Aug. 18, 2019. (Peace Train medical team/Handout via Xinhua)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/20 8:58:55

China's future path reflected in master plan for Shenzhen

China's master plan to build Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, into a model city for the country with global competitiveness, not only lifted market sentiment on Monday but also, more importantly, sent one of the clearest signals yet of how the country plans to move forward at a critical juncture marked by both enormous opportunities as well as profound challenges.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 23:03:40

Hong Kong students should not be held as hostages for political debate: institute president

Anti-government forces should stop using young students as hostages to escalate divergence to reach their political purpose as many have been involved in street protests over the past two months, Chan Cheuk-hay, president of Hong Kong College of Technology's institute of higher education, told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 23:06:57

No connection between Hong Kong, trade war: FM

China's Foreign Ministry on Monday refuted the intention of US President Donald Trump to link the situation in Hong Kong and the China-US trade negotiations, stressing the need to end violence and restore order in Hong Kong as soon as possible.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 22:48:40

China develops voice recognition center

A big data project is being developed in China and expected to provide voiceprint services to operate smart devices and make online transactions with higher security than fingerprints or facial recognition.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 22:03:41

Hong Kong's pork supply from Chinese mainland declines sharply

The monthly average daily supply of live pigs from the Chinese mainland to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has sharply decreased since June, and prices in July doubled from the previous two months, official data showed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 21:49:12

Patriotic chorus by overseas Chinese reasonable: FM spokesman

Chinese communities and students across the globe have expressed their love for their country and Hong Kong by singing the national anthem and voicing their opposition to violence amid the ongoing violent protests in Hong Kong, which have triggered heated discussions on China's social networks.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 21:23:40

Japan's accusation that Chinese aircraft targeted Japanese warships 'purely speculation'

Japanese media accusations that Chinese aircraft used Japanese warships as imaginary targets during a missile drill is purely speculation and only reveals Japan's own guilty conscience, Chinese military experts said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 21:22:43

Fake anti-cancer drugs made in bathroom found circulating in China and India

Police in East China have found that some “India-produced” anti-cancer drugs that Chinese purchasing agents bought from India were actually fake ones made in China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 20:42:52

Xi visits cultural heritage site in Gansu

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday visited the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, a key cultural heritage site under state-level protection, during his inspection tour of northwest China's Gansu Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/19 20:23:18

Chinese gene firm clones cat, sparking wide consumer interest

Cat lovers who are devastated by the death of their beloved felines may soon be able to have their pets cloned, following the birth of China's first cloned kitten.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 19:48:41

Net users call for heavy punishment of suspect for beating reporter

Chinese internet users called for heavy punishment for a suspect in the beating of Global Times reporter Fu Guohao during a rally at Hong Kong airport last week.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:43:39

Harmful online information impacting teenagers' health: white paper

More than 70 percent of minor crimes involve harmful online information, according to a white paper released by Beijing No.1 Intermediate People's Court on teenager protection based on the 4,175 cases of juveniles received by the court from 2009 to 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:33:40