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.

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

Members of Macao chief executive election committee elected

A total of 344 members of the chief executive election committee of China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) were elected on Sunday, the management committee of Macao chief executive election announced on Sunday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 11:46:03

Beijing bids farewell to desertified areas after massive afforestation

The city of Beijing has wiped out its major desertified areas after massive afforestation campaigns added tens of millions of trees, local authorities have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 11:34:24

Cross-border drug gang busted in Sichuan

Police in southwest China's Sichuan Province have busted a cross-border drug gang, nabbing 10 suspects and seizing about 50 kg of methamphetamine, local public security department said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 11:32:35

100-mln-year old fossilized dinosaur footprints discovered in east China

A China-US joint research team announced in Beijing Sunday that they had discovered four nearly 100-million-year old fossilized dinosaur footprints in eastern China's Jiangsu Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 11:14:56

China installs, upgrades 30,000 toilets for tourists since 2018

Tourist toilets newly installed, renovated or expanded in China over the past one and a half years totalled 30,000, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 11:11:06

Chinese Ambassador to the Czech Republic Zhang Jianmin on China-US Trade Dispute

Good morning. Welcome to today's discussion. The ongoing China-US trade dispute is causing growing concern in the world. The health of relations between the two biggest economies affect not just the interests of the two countries themselves, but also the well-being of the entire world. Everybody is, therefore, a stakeholder.
Source: Chinese Embassy in the Czech Republic | 2019/6/17 10:56:18

Top political advisor stresses cross-Straits economic exchanges, integration

Top political advisor Wang Yang Sunday called economic exchanges and integration across the Taiwan Straits a general trend that no force can hold back.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 10:32:09

Chinese president returns to Beijing after visits to Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan

Chinese President Xi Jinping returned to Beijing Sunday evening after wrapping up visits to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 10:07:43

Tu Youyou's team resolves artemisinin resistance in malaria treatment

Nobel Laureate Tu Youyou announced Monday that her team has proposed solutions to the problem of artemisinin resistance, giving new proofs that artemisinin is still "the best weapon" against malaria, the world's No. 1 insect-borne infectious disease.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 9:41:18

Xi's Central Asia trip cements neighborhood friendship, regional cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping's visits to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan opened a new chapter for building a new type of international relations and a community with a shared future for mankind, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/17 7:38:36

Senior UN official visits Xinjiang

China reiterated its support for the UN's coordinating role in global counter-terrorism efforts amid a visit by a senior UN official that lasted from Thursday to Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/17 0:18:39

First panda house opens in Qinghai

Pandas will have no trouble adapting to life at high altitudes, and all their food and health requirements will be taken care of, said the director of the first giant panda house on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 23:58:41