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.

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

China's official magazine says the country is not afraid of clarifying the truth

A 12,000-word article in the latest issue was published on the flagship magazine of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Sunday, receiving strong public response regarding the ongoing trade war between China and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/18 12:03:40

Emergency response activated for SW China earthquake

China's Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM) activated an emergency response Tuesday morning after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China's Sichuan Province Monday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/18 11:12:43

Search operation continues as death toll rises to 12 in SW China earthquake

Twelve people died and another 125 were injured after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China's Sichuan Province on Monday night, China's Ministry of Emergency Management said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/18 11:11:36

CPPCC Standing Committee holds meeting on high-quality development

Top political advisor Wang Yang on Monday attended the opening meeting of the seventh meeting of Standing Committee of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/18 11:10:17

Wang Qishan meets Syrian deputy prime minister

Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan met with Syrian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Walid Mualem Monday in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/18 11:01:01

China-Russia Expo highlights local-level bilateral cooperation

As bilateral trade between China and Russia gains steam, the two countries are looking to further boost cooperation at local levels to promote common growth, government officials and experts said during the ongoing 6th China-Russia Expo held in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/18 9:29:09

Death toll rises to 11 in SW China earthquake

Eleven people died and another 122 were injured after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China's Sichuan Province on Monday night, the Yibin city government said early Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/18 9:22:54

Nobel laureate Tu Youyou's team makes breakthrough in artemisinin resistance against malaria

A breakthrough has been made in the global fight against malaria by a team of Chinese scientists led by No­bel Prize winner Tu Youyou, media reports said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 11:13:57

China dismisses 'irresponsible actions' accusation by US in Djibouti

US media's report claiming that China tried to "constrain international airspace" by barring aircraft from flying over the Chinese military base in Djibouti, flashed lasers at the US pilots and deployed drones to interfere in US operations is completely inconsistent with the facts, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 22:33:41

'American hand' seen behind HK bill protest

The American hand behind the radical forces in protests against Hong Kong's extradition bill, has launched all-around attacks to obstruct the regional government's legislative process, a Hong Kong alliance convener who supports the bill said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 22:33:40

US politicizes boat accident

Irresponsible remarks from the US on the accidental collision between Chinese and Filipino fishing boats revealed its intention to damage China's relations with countries in the South China Sea area and destabilize the Asia-Pacific region, Chinese experts said Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 22:28:40

Chinese netizens say H-bomb a backbone against US

Chinese Net users commemorated the 52nd anniversary of the landmark test on Monday, saying that the weapon has been the strongest backbone against foreign suppression over the past 50-plus years and there is nothing the Chinese people cannot accomplish, alluding to the Chinese's strong will to be self-reliant in strategic technologies and response to a trade war with the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 22:03:40