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US growers long for settlement as trade dispute with China lingers


Soybean prices have been hit hard since last year, as collateral damage of the US administration's tariffs against China, which makes it more difficult for farmers to stay in business as their paychecks are mainly dependent on the market, according to the industry leader, who joined the the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association in 2015.

Chinese netizens call for Amazon boycott for 'hypocritical statement' on offensive T-shirts

Chinese netizens have called for a boycott of US online retail giant Amazon. They have demanded that it leave China immediately as it failed to remove offensive T-shirts supporting the violent protests in Hong Kong from its shelves, even after it issued a statement acknowledging the "one country, two systems" principle.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 17:33:40

Xinjiang achieves "worthwhile" results in fight against terrorism, extremism

China's Xinjiang has achieved "worthwhile" results in the fight against terrorism and extremism, according to a white paper issued by the State Council Information Office Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 16:45:08

US state Massachusetts holds China Day to facilitate ties

A "China Day" event was held in Boston on Thursday to celebrate and promote the northeastern US state of Massachusetts' connection and cooperation with China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 15:33:34

Brazil commemorates 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties with China

The Brazilian government on Thursday published a statement to mark the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Brazil and China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 14:06:19

Hong Kong police arrest 5 people for national flag-insulting

Five people had been arrested on suspicion of desecrating the national flag, the Hong Kong Police Force told Xinhua on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 13:35:29

Commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry in HK criticizes foreign media's "irresponsible" comments

The Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) has criticized certain foreign media's irresponsible comments on the situation in Hong Kong as "full of ignorance, prejudice and arrogance."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 13:33:59

Amazing to join China-Laos railway construction: Lao flood victim

Baly Sipaseuth, 38, a victim of last year's overwhelming flood caused by a dam collapse in southern Laos, has experienced an amazing year after joining the construction of the China-Laos railway, he told Xinhua recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 13:26:34

Experts call for smoking bans in more cities: newspaper

Regional smoking bans have shielded only about 10 percent of the Chinese population from the harmful effects of tobacco in public venues, China Daily reported Friday, citing comments made by health experts.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 12:16:28

Full Text: Vocational Education and Training in Xinjiang

China on Friday released a white paper on the vocational education and training work in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, clarifying the legal basis for the training centers and hailing the centers' contribution to global counter-terrorism and de-radicalization.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 11:58:56

Xinjiang training center graduates eye bright future

"I knew she was under deep influence of religious extremism, but I didn't do anything to help her. After graduating from the training center, I heard that she went to jail. I always thought that if I did something earlier to stop her, she would not have ended up in jail," Maiheyali Tuerdi, a graduate from a vocational education and training center in Aksu, Xinjiang said, with tears in her eyes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 11:32:32

What do trainees do in Xinjiang's vocational education and training centers?


Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/8/16 11:07:17

Xinjiang white paper justifies training centers

China on Friday released a white paper on the vocational education and training work in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, clarifying the legal basis for the training centers and hailing the centers' contribution to global counter-terrorism and de-radicalization.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 10:12:22

China releases white paper on vocational education and training in Xinjiang

China issued a white paper on vocational education and training in Xinjiang Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 10:06:39