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.

A close look at black terror and rumors that shrouded Hong Kong for months

In the six-month of chaos in Hong Kong, rioters have spread a lot of rumors trying to mislead the international community. The Global Times compiled some of these rumors and held them to scrutiny with a timeline of major events in the unrelenting 2019 riots that have paralyzed Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 22:13:39

Xi gives instructions on work related to veteran military officers

President Xi Jinping has stressed cherishing the glorious history and preserving political integrity while pooling positive energy for strengthening the country and revitalizing the armed forces in a set of instructions on the work related to veteran military officers.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/9 20:50:31

Xi holds phone talks with European Council President Michel

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President of the European Council Charles Michel held phone talks on Monday, agreeing that strengthening China-European Union relations and cooperation is in the common interests of both sides and the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/9 20:34:03

Chinese navy trains fighter pilots into aircraft carrier commanders

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy is training jet fighter pilots to sail and command warships, a move that aims to create more capable commanding officers for aircraft carriers, according to military experts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 18:58:39

Billionaire Jack Ma makes impromptu appearance as orchestra conductor

Founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Jack Ma received wild applause after an impromptu appearance as conductor of the Chinese Philharmonic Orchestra during a concert in Langfang, North China's Hebei Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 17:32:02

Ape-face rock turns mountain into tourist attraction in East China

Natural erosion has turned a seven-meter-tall rock outcropping high up a short mountain into an uncanny look-alike of an ape's face that serenely looks out over the valley below near Dujiapo village in East China's Shandong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 17:31:55

Firefighter's phone stolen from firetruck while he battles a blaze

Chinese netizens are calling the person who stole a firefighter's personal phone from the cab of a firetruck while he was risking his life putting out a fire, despicable.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 17:23:39

Next step for China, Vatican is to establish diplomatic ties, top-level mutual visits: bishop

Pope Francis has love and confidence in China and China trusts Pope Francis, said a Vatican bishop during a conference held in China, noting that the next step for the two countries is to establish diplomatic relations, which is at the center of the Pope's heart.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 16:37:06

Colorful cat

A 12-meter-tall multicolored cat stands watching over the atrium of a shopping mall in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province on Sunday.
Source: VCG | 2019/12/9 16:13:39

Bath and brew

Tourists bathe in hot-spring fed tubs filled with Chinese herbs while enjoying a soup said to have curative properties in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province on Sunday.
Source: VCG | 2019/12/9 16:08:39

4.6-magnitude earthquake hits southwest China

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake hit the city of Mianyang, southwest China's Sichuan Province, at 3:20 p.m. Monday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/9 15:51:57

Wild camels return to wild in northwest China

Another four wild Bactrian camels have been released into the wild in northwest China's Gansu Province, according to the Dunhuang West Lake National Nature Reserve Administration.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/9 15:26:26

Macao plays important role in Sino-Portuguese relations: Portuguese consul general

Macao plays an important role in Sino-Portuguese bilateral relations, and it has achieved remarkable development in various fields over the past 20 years, said Paulo Cunha Alves, consul general of Portugal in the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/9 15:24:06