CHINA

Report of Chinese ambassador threatening Faroese leader factually wrong: FM


China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday that a report claiming the country's Ambassador to Denmark threatened and tried to pressure the Faroese leader into cooperating with Huawei on 5G was factually wrong, noting that the days when China could not fight back in the face of smears and attacks were gone.

Library employees burning books to be investigated

Local government in Zhenyuan county, Northwest China's Gansu Province, has severely criticized the misconduct of the local library for burning 65 "illegal, pirated and deviant" publications, which has aroused growing public attention lately.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/12/11 1:16:45

Chinese language learning surges globally

Chinese language education is increasingly sought after by more countries, global representatives told the 2019 International Chinese Language Education Conference on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 0:18:39

Vlogger sparks debate on culture promotion

Chinese internet users hailed a Chinese vlogger with 7.45 million YouTube followers as "more effective than hundreds of Confucius institutes" for her idiosyncratic videos depicting traditional bucolic life in Chinese rural areas.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 0:13:39

Visual China, IC photo suspended for rectification

Image providers the Visual China Group (VCG) and IC Photo suspended service following an instruction from the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 0:03:39

HK turmoil 'a warning shot' for Macao SAR: incoming chief

The patriotic sentiment of Macao people helps set an example of how to apply the principle of "one country, two systems".
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 0:33:39

Lifting mask ban unhelpful for stopping violence and chaos in HK: solicitor

Hong Kong's Court of Appeal lifted a mask ban on Tuesday by refusing the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government's request to suspend an earlier ruling by the High Court of HKSAR that found it "unconstitutional," in a move which solicitors said is unhelpful to end violence and chaos which has rocked the city for six months.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 22:06:16

'Gross abuse of process'

Now detailed documents provided to the Global Times by sources close to the matter suggest that the arrest of Meng was a politically driven trap.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 21:33:42

Tibet relics at Palace Museum

Relics from the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, successive Panchen Lamas' preaching place, traveled outside their home for the first time, and made a debut at the 600-year-old Palace Museum in Beijing, which gives visitors a rare opportunity to taste Tibetan Buddhism art and appreciate the extended cultural and religious exchanges between different ethnic groups.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 21:23:40

Poverty alleviation app regains public attention, gets mixed reviews online

An official-designed application for poverty alleviation in China came into the spotlight and received mixed reviews online over the weekend amid the country's sprint to end poverty by the end of next year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 21:13:40

Twitter sees more active voices from Chinese diplomacy

On November 2, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs opened its official Twitter account, following the efforts of Chinese embassies and diplomats around the world. The account, dubbed "spokesperson office," has more than 14,200 followers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 19:23:40

Western social media platforms join the misinformation campaign against China

Typing "China" on Twitter's search engine, numerous tweets on heated topics concerning China come up. Many of them deal with China's economy and political system, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Tibet Autonomous Region and Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 19:13:40

Chinese FM appreciates Kazakh president's 'fair and just' remarks on Xinjiang

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson appreciated Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev's fair and just remarks on Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, saying that the president's stance on Xinjiang demonstrated the high-level mutual trust of the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 17:23:40

HKSAR government, political parties to continue to cooperate: Lam

Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), said she will visit Beijing and meet with the country's top leaders on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 15:53:40