China issues white paper on human rights progress over 40 years of reform, opening up

China on Wednesday issued a white paper on progress in human rights since its reform and opening up drive.

5.1-magnitude quake hits China's Taiwan -- USGS

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted China's Taiwan at 15:15:40 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/10 0:04:04

China sends naval fleet on escort mission to Gulf of Aden

The 31st fleet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has left the port of Zhanjiang in South China for the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia to escort civilian ships.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/9 23:18:40

China makes headway in preventing, curing endemic diseases

Endemic diseases including iodine deficiency, Kaschin-Beck disease and Keshan disease are under effective control in China, as the country makes steady progress in the prevention and cure of such illnesses.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/9 23:05:04

November trade data falls short of expectation

Uncertainty, unstable external demand and seasonal reasons are behind the weaker-than-expected November trade data, Chinese experts said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 22:48:39

China summons US, Canadian ambassadors to lodge strong protests against Huawei CFO's arrest

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng urgently summoned US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad on Sunday to make solemn representations and strong protests against the US' groundless request to Canada to detain a senior Huawei executive.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 22:43:39

America First among key causes for 'subversive changes' in world structure in 2018: survey

US President Donald Trump's America First policy and his ongoing trade friction with China were likely two key reasons for the "obvious and subversive changes in world structure" acknowledged by respondents to a 2018 Global Times survey, said experts on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 22:18:39

Chinese police crack down on serious criminal case of violence

Chinese police have cracked a serious criminal case involving 10 suspects who gathered crowds for illegal demonstrations and assaulting the police in early October in the eastern province of Shandong.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/9 21:13:37

China's SW province to enhance trade cooperation with B&R countries

Southwestern China's Guizhou Province vows to enhance trade cooperation with countries along the Belt and Road with a total turnover expected to reach 1.5 billion US dollars in economic and technological cooperation by 2020, according to an action plan released by the provincial government.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/9 21:10:38

East China 'morality class' for teenage girls sparks outrage

Gender experts and major media platforms criticized a "female morality class" for teenage girls in East China that said women who change boyfriends would hurt their hands and feet and that women were inferior to men.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 20:33:40

Police detain 10 for illegal rallies in the name of 'military veterans' in Pingdu in October

East China police have detained 10 people for staging illegal demonstration and violently assaulting police in the name of "military veterans" in Pingdu, East China's Shandong Province in October.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 20:28:40

China-US relations heading toward uncharted waters dominate Global Times annual conference

Scholars attended the Global Times Annual Event in Beijing on Saturday. Photos: Li Hao, Cui Meng/GT
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 18:48:40

Threat of detention for using cheap coal shows resolve to clean air

The Environmental Protection Bureau of Quyang county, North China's Hebei Province, recently announced the detention of two local residents who burned cheap dirty coal privately, raising a heated public debate over the legal basis for such punishment.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 18:32:40

Donating body to science more acceptable among young Chinese

With Christmas soon approaching, many young people are buying gifts and making dinner reservations, but Geng Yingying is thinking about a serious subject – death.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/9 18:31:00