CHINA

Election looks difficult for Tsai despite nomination


The 2020 Taiwan regional election would be difficult for current Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen because of her low support on the island, an expert said on Wednesday, after Tsai's nomination as the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate.

Uniqlo dressing room camera sparks privacy concerns

Chinese netizens showed concern over privacy after a female customer found a hidden camera in the dressing room of a Uniqlo store in South China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/18 23:38:40

Tibet to integrate anti-separatism drive with gang crime crackdown

China has intensified its crackdown on gang crimes in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region as the country enters a key year in its strictest national campaign, while analysts said such crimes are usually related to separatist forces in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/18 23:33:40

Xi meets with PLA Air Force Party Congress delegates

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday met with delegates attending the 13th Party Congress of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/18 22:15:39

Murder suspect 'searched online' for sexual assault fantasies before crime

On the fourth day of the trial, the prosecution presented proof that Christensen had repeatedly searched online and wrote about kidnapping and sexual crime fantasies.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/18 19:19:37

Nightclubs and bars hit during anti-gang crime campaign

Insiders estimated that about 21,000 nightclubs and bars across the country have been shut down during the campaign, affecting 3 million employees. No official data has been released as of press time.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/18 19:08:40

Short video platforms deal heavy blow to Chinese county-level TV stations

County-level TV stations struggle to attract audiences in face of intense competition from short-video platforms
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/18 18:48:41

Most Chinese patients satisfied with medical services: report

Over 90 percent of Chinese patients said they are generally satisfied with the medical services they received, according to a recent report.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/18 16:32:18

Chongqing to build 940 toilets for tourists in 2019

Southwest China's Municipality of Chongqing plans to build 940 toilets at tourist sites this year as part of nationwide efforts to improve public toilet facilities, according to the municipal culture ad tourism commission.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/18 16:29:58

Armed airborne vehicle debuts at technology fair in Fuzhou

A new domestically-developed armed military vehicle designed for airborne missions made its public debut on Tuesday at the opening of the 17th China Cross-Straits Technology and Projects Fair in Fuzhou, capital of East China's Fujian Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/18 16:08:40

5G brings advanced healthcare to China's hinterland

Heart surgeon Guo Huiming has a prescription for what ails China's medical services: 5G technology.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/18 15:13:04

The right way for the US to deal with China

When US President Donald Trump first opened fire on China over trade, he didn't trigger as broad of a global opposition as we see today. China does also run disputes with other economies and has been urged to make policy changes.
Source: CGTN | 2019/6/18 14:48:28

China, UK pledge more cooperation on BRI, support for multilateral trade system

China and the United Kingdom held a new round of economic and financial dialogue in London on Monday, pledging to strengthen cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and support the multilateral trade system.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/18 14:22:02

Sichuan quake toll hits 13

An early warning system provided residents in Southwest China's Sichuan Province life-saving seconds to prepare for an earthquake on Monday that killed at least 13 people and injured 199.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/18 14:08:40