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.

Withdrawn war movie on 'wrong side of history'

The Eight Hundred, a Chinese war epic, was withdrawn from opening the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) on Saturday due to "technical reasons," makers of the film announced on their Sina Weibo account.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 23:58:40

Central govt supports HK's decision

Three Central government departments including the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs all expressed support, respect and understanding of Hong Kong government's decision to suspend the extradition bill on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 23:48:40

Conservationists debate whether Chinese pangolins are extinct

It might be too soon to announce the functional extinction of Chinese pangolins, but stronger protection is urgent after a Beijing-based environmental protection foundation announced the species had died out.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 23:38:40

Police gear-up for anniversary

Artificial intelligent (AI), 5G, facial recognition… Chinese police across the country are accelerating the application of latest technologies during their preparations for the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, which falls on October 1.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 22:43:40

'Big data + AI' being used to help treat male infertility in Shanghai

Shanghai experts have come up with a new approach that combines big data with artificial intelligence (AI) for diagnosis and treatment of sperm disorders.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 20:36:23

Overseas Chinese seek to adjust dining habits to prevent culinary culture shock

Due to differences in local customs and laws, practices considered normal by Chinese people could be illegal in overseas environments.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 18:33:42

CCTV to dedicate channel to military affairs to promote national defense education

China Central Television (CCTV) Channel 7 is to refocus its coverage solely on military affairs in a move to expand national defense publicity and education.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 18:23:39

PLA Navy needs own 'STOVL stealth fighter' jets to protect territory

As China is reportedly building more aircraft carriers and its first group of amphibious assault ships, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy might eventually need its own F-35B-like short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter jet to safeguard territorial integrity, Chinese military analysts said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 17:25:22

Weapons enthusiast brings Qin dynasty era to modern times

The idea of making weapons from the Qin Dynasty (221BC-206BC) jumped into Mao Naimin's head 25 years ago. He has not stopped since then.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 15:43:39

Xi calls on newspaper to unite intellectuals around CPC

President Xi Jinping has called on the Guangming Daily to guide intellectuals rallying closely around the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/16 15:07:30

Forum opens to boost people-to-people exchanges across Taiwan Straits

The main conference of the 11th Straits Forum was held Sunday in the port city of Xiamen, Fujian Province, to boost grassroots exchanges between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/16 14:19:22

Tibet embraces new opportunities brought by Belt and Road Initiative

A high-profile forum in the Tibet Autonomous Region attended by top local officials and international experts concluded Friday with a clear vision and plans for the region to open up and explore opportunities brought by the Belt and Road Initiative.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/16 13:50:03

China, Russia, Mongolia vow to strengthen trilateral cooperation

Presidents of China, Russia and Mongolia pledged to strengthen trilateral cooperation during their meeting in Bishkek on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/15 7:33:16