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.

Xi'an set to regulate names of public places, including names with exaggerated and xenocentric descriptions

Xi'an, the capital city of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, has recently started up a campaign against nonconforming names of places around the city. Most of the names with exaggerated and xenocentric descriptions come from residential communities and are opposed by local residents.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 21:23:40

Xi to make state visit to NK

Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to visit North Korea on Thursday and Friday. Experts noted that making such a significant visit before the convening of the G20 summit in Japan shows that China is trying to further highlight its unique influence in pushing forward the peace process on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 19:30:17

6 in illegal crossing incident fined with deceased family charged transferring fees

All the six hikers have been reprimanded and imposed 5,000 yuan fines ($722) respectively with medical expenses paid. No penalty was imposed on the dead victim, except the fees caused by transferring the remains from the mountain and the after-treatment in Wolong area are paid by her family, the announcement said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 19:18:40

Xi to pay state visit to DPRK

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chinese president, will pay a state visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) from June 20 to 21, at the invitation of Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 19:11:29

Switzerland's drone ecosystem seeks opportunities in China

Startups in the drone sector from Switzerland are looking for more business opportunities and partners after their initial cooperation with some distributors in China, which is yet to unleash huge potential through the skilled workforce.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 19:08:39

Chinese nuclear power plants open up to public to prove confidence in safety

No nuclear events above Level 2 on the International Nuclear Event Scale has ever occurred in China
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 18:53:40

Solve trust deficit for a better future for Asia and the world

In a speech at the fifth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Chinese President Xi Jinping has put forward proposals and expressed China's stance on how to cope with common challenges, build an Asian community of shared future and create a better future.
Source: China Plus | 2019/6/17 17:06:09

CICA attendees hail China's ideas on Asian security, development

Attendees of the fifth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) hailed China's initiatives on Asian security and development and agreed that Asian countries should strengthen cooperation to promote stability and prosperity in the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 15:44:17

AAAVs make their ways to the beach head


Source: China Military Online | 2019/6/17 14:28:35

Researchers confirm earliest archaeological site on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

A karst cave in northwestern China has been confirmed as the earliest archaeological site ever discovered on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Chinese researchers announced at a press conference over the weekend.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 13:50:38

Election for Macao's fifth-term chief executive to be held on Aug. 25

The election for the fifth-term chief executive of China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) will be held on Aug. 25, 2019, according to an executive order published on the SAR official gazette on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 13:43:55

Senior Chinese legislator visits Bangladesh to boost ties

Ji Bingxuan, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China, met with Bangladesh Parliament Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury and Deputy Speaker Fazle Rabbi Miah respectively here and discussed bilateral relationship and cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 13:43:07

Legalized use of marijuana in Canada, US threatens China's drug control

Marijuana smuggled from North America to China has increased after Canada and some US states legalized it, creating a new threat to China's drug control efforts, a senior drug control official said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 12:29:44