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Homegrown aircraft carrier ahead of schedule

China's first homegrown aircraft carrier is very likely to start its first sea trials in autumn, as its manufacturer announced that it will present key achievements as a tribute to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 23:28:39

India should not have illusions of border talk at BRICS summit

China will not allow border tensions with India to impact the upcoming BRICS summit in September, and the issue might not even be mentioned as India has not met China's preconditions for dialogue, Chinese experts noted.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 23:28:39

Former Chinese provincial legislator arrested

Wei Minzhou, a former senior legislator in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of accepting bribes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 17:10:17

Former lawyer Jiang Tianyong pleads guilty to State subversion, asks for leniency

Former Chinese lawyer Jiang Tianyong pleaded guilty on Tuesday and asked for leniency as he stood trial for inciting State subversion in Changsha, Central China's Hunan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 13:49:04

Former Chinese lawyer admits overseas training motivated him to overthrow China's system

Former Chinese lawyer Jiang Tianyong, who was charged for inciting State subversion, said on Tuesday in court that his overseas training in Western constitutionalism had sparked ideas in him to overthrow China's socialist system.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/8/22 11:35:04

Tycoons spark discussion on realization of communism

A discussion about the future path and nature of communism sparked by some of China's leading tech entrepreneurs could encourage the public to know more about communism and create an opportunity for China to further analyze and realize a communist society, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 23:48:40

Seafood ban on North Korea hits China's border town

The recent Chinese ban on North Korean seafood imports has had a severe impact on the seafood business in Donggang, a Chinese border port city with North Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 23:48:39

Chinese President Xi sends condolences to DRC counterpart over landslide

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a condolence message to his counterpart of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over a landslide which has killed at least 200.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/21 13:30:42

Mainland stresses common political foundation for peaceful cross-Strait development

The Chinese mainland is willing to maintain communication and increase dialogue with the Kuomintang (KMT) party to jointly safeguard peace across the Taiwan Strait, a mainland spokesperson said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/20 22:09:22

China's rule of law makes major gains

China’s “rule of law governance” has entered a critical stage after the past five years saw great achievement in legal reform and legislation, said experts as they reflect on China Central Television’s (CCTV) new six-episode documentary, Rule of Law in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 20:48:39

China accelerates planning of Xiongan New Area

China has stepped up the design and planning of Xiongan New Area to facilitate the coordinated development of Beijing and surrounding regions, the top economic planner said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 7:51:55

Two officials under investigation following fatal coal mine landslide

Two officials have been placed under investigation following a fatal landslide at an open-pit coal mine in north China's Shanxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 0:14:26

Chinese experience highlighted at BRICS seminar on governance

More than 100 academics, consultants and business leaders gathered Thursday in southeast China to brainstorm ideas on governance in emerging markets.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 19:02:27

CPC strives to better itself

As the 96-year-old Communist Party of China (CPC) prepares to hold its 19th national congress later this year, the world is watching how the long-ruling party will remain vigorous in the future.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 8:13:24

China never backs down in defending sovereignty

China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday once again asked India to withdraw all its troops and equipment from Chinese territory, as the border standoff in the Dong Lang (Doklam) area approaches its second month.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 8:10:17

China opposes US religion report: Foreign Ministry

China firmly opposes a US report that made unreasonable assertions on religious freedom in China, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said here Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 1:37:03

China reaffirms opposition after Dalai Lama's cancellation of Botswana trip

China on Monday reaffirmed its resolute opposition to the Dalai Lama's anti-China separatist activities in any country, even though he had called off a planned trip to Botswana.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/14 20:32:50

Top political advisor calls for progress in ethnic unity

China's top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng on Wednesday called on people from north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to make progress in ethnic unity ahead of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/10 8:09:50