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.

Entry denial aims to ensure Macao security at sensitive time: observers

Macao Secretary for Security said on Sunday any law enforcement regarding border controls aims to ensure security and stability of Macao in response to reports that two American business representatives from Hong Kong were recently denied entry into Macao.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 0:53:39

CBA fines French player for not raising his head during national anthem

The China Basketball Association (CBA) announced on Saturday that French player Guerschon Yabusele of the Nanjing Tongxi has been given a warning and fined 10,000 yuan ($1,422) after the former Celtics player failed to raise his head to look upon China's national flag during the national Anthem before a Friday game.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 14:23:39

China airs Xinjiang truths

China's state broadcasters consecutively aired three documentaries from Thursday illustrating the anti-terrorism efforts in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, a terrorist organization East Turkistan Islamic Movement's (ETIM) role in plotting terrorist attacks in China and US hypocrisy on human rights issues. The documentaries sparked wide discussions on domestic and overseas media.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 23:38:42

Chinese officials rebuke journal organ donation data accusation

China's leading organ transplant scholar rebuked a report published in a peer-reviewed medical journal criticizing China's organ donation data, saying the report is laden with logical and academic fallacies.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 23:33:40

China mass-produces special mission aircraft

China is mass-producing special mission aircraft, including anti-submarine aircraft, early warning aircraft, surveillance aircraft and electronic warfare aircraft, a genre of warplanes that Chinese experts said on Sunday will help create a full information system that allows the Chinese military to recognize every hostile movement and even sabotage enemy communications.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 23:31:10

Ministry declines including traditional Chinese characters into curriculum

China's Ministry of Education declined a proposal suggesting primary and middle schools teach traditional Chinese characters to preserve their beauty and pass on the ancient culture.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/12/8 23:07:41

Net users debate credit checks before marriage

"Checking a partner's personal credit record upon marriage" became a trending hashtag on China's social media over the weekend after reports surfaced of engaged couples breaking up over revealed personal credit stains.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 23:03:40

Report slandering China's organ donation data is laden with logical and academic fallacies: specialists

A recent report published on BMC Medical Ethics criticizing China's organ donation data is laden with logical and academic fallacies, said China's leading scholar on organ transplantation. He said that China will lodge formal rebuttal to the journal on why such paper was published.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/7 21:08:13

China, Myanmar pledge to boost ties to new high

Myanmar President U Win Myint met here Saturday with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi with both sides pledging to strengthen high-level exchanges to push bilateral ties to a new high.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/8 9:29:54

China, India stage counter-terrorist drills

China and India launched a joint counter-terrorism exercise on Saturday not far from the Chinese-Indian border, a move which Chinese experts said will boost the strategic mutual trust of the two countries' militaries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 18:53:39

Students enthusiastically seek to acquire one of China's most endangered languages

Only a few people can understand and speak Manchu language out of tens of millions of Manchu people in China. Manchu language is spoken only by some seniors in several Manchu villages in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province; some language experts can understand written Manchu language.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 18:43:39

Hong Kong police seize 1 pistol, 105 bullets suspected to be used by radicals in Sunday's demonstration

The Hong Kong police said they seized on Sunday morning a semi-automatic pistol, 105 bullets and other prohibited weapons suspected to be used by radicals in a demonstration held in the afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/8 15:57:30

China, Myanmar pledge to strengthen communication, high-level exchanges

China and Myanmar pledged on Saturday to strengthen communication and high-level exchanges, according to a meeting held between Myanmar's State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi and visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/8 14:39:47