CHINA

Hong Kong-linked hospital joins national organ transplantation platform


The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital (HKU-SZ Hospital) in South China's Guangdong Province has officially been linked with the country's major organ donation volunteer online registration platform, which is administered by the China Organ Transplant Development Foundation.

Soldiers from 109 countries to compete in largest military world games in Wuhan

A total of 9,308 soldiers from 109 countries will compete in the largest-ever International Military Sports Councils (CISM) Military World Games in Central China's Hubei Province on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 21:18:41

Northern China desert sets example in combating desertification

Kubuqi Desert was once known as "the forbidden zone of life," and "sea of death." Grass could not grow in Kubuqi, and almost no one lived there.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 20:43:43

New measures to enhance school education on HIV/AIDS prevention

China's education and healthcare authorities have released a series of measures to urge schools in the country to enhance education work on preventing HIV/AIDS.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 20:43:42

Professor wins prestigious prize for groundbreaking discovery in use of ketamine

Hu Hailan, a professor at Zhejiang University School of Medicine, won the 12th International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)-Kemali International Prize for Research in the field of Basic and Clinical Neurosciences in July 15 for further explaining the pathogenesis of depression.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 19:23:40

Singaporean PM Lee Hsien Loong: “Five major demands” intended to humiliate and bring down HKSAR govt


Source: People's Daily | 2019/10/17 17:16:37

7th CISM Military World Games to kick off in Wuhan on Oct 18

Border and customs officials jointly conducted a thorough firearm inspection for the participants of the 7th CISM Military World Games at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province on Thursday. The 10-day competition, which begins on Friday, will be the largest sports event with the highest number of participants in the history of the World Military Games. (Photos: Guo Yuandan from Global Times and Di Huaqiang)
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 16:37:46

PLA stages air defense drill in Tibet

A PLA air defense unit of the Tibet Military Command has recently held a drill at an area, 4,500 meters above the sea level, in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The live-fire drill aimed to improve air defense preparedness in complex weather conditions.
Source: China News | 2019/10/17 14:22:27

China-Mongolia ties at best moment in history: Chinese ambassador

China-Mongolia relations are at their best moment in history, Chinese Ambassador to Mongolia Xing Haiming said here on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/17 11:21:00

Reception held to celebrate 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties between China and seven Central and Eastern European countries

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi addresses a reception celebrating the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and Bulgaria, Romania, Czechia, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and Albania in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 16, 2019. (Xinhua/Shen Hong)
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/17 10:21:34

Chinese president meets former New Zealand PM John Key

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday met with former New Zealand Prime Minister John Key at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/16 22:28:15

HK man pleads guilty to desecrating national flag, awaits sentence

A man in Hong Kong pleaded guilty to desecrating the national flag on Tuesday at a court in Sha Tin, in a series of recent flag-related offences cases amid the time of Hong Kong unrest since June.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 0:00:55

Nation's 'power bank' to function in Antarctic

China began to operate its first homemade polar energy system, which can withstand the extreme coldness and provide sustainable electric power for scientific research in the Antarctic uninterrupted for a year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 22:23:40

Hong Kong chief executive tackles social, economic woes in policy speech

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Wednesday announced a slew of policy initiative to address social and economic challenges in the city and urged society to stop attacking each other and return to normalcy for the sake of Hong Kong's future.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 21:03:40