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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.

China uses advanced weapons in plateau military drills

In preparation for potential plateau warfare, China recently used, for the first time, some of its most powerful weapons and equipment, including Type 99A main battle tanks and battlefield robots to a snow-covered plateau in combat exercises.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:30:44

US colleges worried over call to monitor Chinese scholars

The Association of American Colleges and Universities and 21 other organizations signed a PEN America statement on August 12, in response to reports that the federal government has advised US universities to develop protocols for monitoring students and scholars from Chinese state-affiliated research institutions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:23:40

Riot leaders in Hong Kong use freedom and democracy as a guise, young students as cannon fodder

The "Gang of Four" in Hong Kong have been criticized for using freedom and democracy as a guise and young students as cannon fodder.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 18:03:39

Over 470,000 people in Hong Kong say "no" to violence

"Anti-violence!", "Save Hong Kong!" Over 470,000 people gathered on Saturday in a rally held at Tamar Park, Admiralty of Hong Kong, to voice out their demand for peace and stability in Hong Kong.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/19 17:53:39

243,100 Chinese sign up to send their names to Mars

More than 243,100 Chinese people have signed up for a NASA mission to Mars, but only their names will get the chance to travel to the red planet.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 17:23:39

Hong Kong police keep high morale

Dozens of water barriers are set up around a residential building for Hong Kong police officers and their relatives. When a stranger approaches the entrance, two security guards ask him his identity and the purpose of his visit.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 23:43:39

China honors role model doctors on Medical Workers' Day

China has honored 10 medical workers and a team of volunteer doctors as "role model doctors" for their dedication to public health as the country celebrates its second Medical Workers' Day on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/19 14:54:49

Chinese research vessel "Tan Kah Kee" opens to public in Malaysia

The Research Vessel "Tan Kah Kee" of China's renowned Xiamen University opened to the Malaysian public over the weekend, providing a window for some 1,000 visitors on marine science.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/19 13:53:44

Rolls-Royce driver detained for blocking hospital's emergency access

A woman was detained for five days after refusing to move her Rolls-Royce, which blocked the emergency vehicles' access of a maternity hospital in Beijing's Chaoyang district.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 10:58:39

Activity of journalists retracing route of Long March concludes

Artists perform during an event marking the conclusion of an activity that took journalists to retrace the route of the Long March, in Huining, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 18, 2019. The activity, held from June 11 to Aug. 18, was aimed at paying tribute to the revolutionary martyrs and passing on the traditions of revolution. The Long March was a military maneuver carried out by the Chinese Workers' and Peasants' Red Army from 1934 to 1936. During this period, they left their bases and marched through rivers, mountains and arid grassland to break the siege of Kuomintang forces and continue to fight Japanese aggressors. Many marched as far as 12,500 km.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/19 8:43:49

Bay Area overseas Chinese mark 40th anniversary of China-US relations with crossover concert

Overseas Chinese in the Bay Area held a crossover style concert late Saturday night to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between China and the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/19 7:58:51

Fujian police investigate FedEx gun package

Police in East China's Fujian Province confiscated a FedEx package sent from the US that contained a gun, a violation of China's gun-control laws.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 2:11:10

Voice of China

More than 100 overseas Chinese social organizations and communities rally peacefully in Trafalgar Square, London on Sunday morning. They protested against violence in Hong Kong, singing the Chinese national anthem and chanted "One nation, one China!" and“We love Hong Kong! We love China!”
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/19 1:08:39