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Top CPC committee sacks several officials over rabies vaccine scandal

The Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on Thursday dismissed several senior officials involved in the Changsheng vaccine scandal.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 0:08:39

China's economy manageable despite pressures: experts

Recent external pressures, a general global trade malaise and bold new domestic reforms are putting some extraordinary pressures on China's economy, but economists say positive indicators far outweigh the negative ones and predictions of doom and gloom will soon be prove wrong.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 0:03:41

China begins 3-year action plan to improve environmental monitoring

China's top environmental watchdog will implement a three-year action plan from this year to clamp down on environmental offenses including fabrication and interference of monitoring data.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 20:31:41

HK, Macao, Bay Area integration promoted

Chief executives of Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions (SARs) attended a central government level policymaking meeting in Beijing for the first time on Wednesday, leading analysts to say the move shows the central government attaches great importance to the integration of Hong Kong and Macao into mainstream mainland affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 23:33:40

Mahathir visit to boost ties

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's forthcoming visit to China will further enhance bilateral ties and help step up pragmatic cooperation between the two countries, Chinese observers said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 23:28:40

Counter-terror effort a must

The Chinese government has strengthened anti-extremism efforts in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, which is necessary to help maintain stability and safeguard its residents' interests, Chinese experts said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 23:33:40

Slandering Xinjiang as "no rights zone" against fact, Chinese official told UN panel

There is no arbitrary detention in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and the view that Xinjiang is a "no rights zone" is completely against the fact, a Chinese official on Monday told the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/14 11:58:23

Opening-up, reform break new ground

Reform and opening-up have broken new ground for China and should be advanced with resolution and courage, according to a commentary published on state media Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/13 23:13:40

Xinjiang policies justified

Chinese government's ethnic and religious policies in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region have given priority to anti-secession and counter-terrorism so as to maintain stable development, and Western media should see the situation themselves before accusing China, Chinese experts said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 23:13:39

Xinjiang becomes logistics hub of Belt and Road

Under the scorching sun, a crane loads containers of car parts, small commodities, and clothing onto a train.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/12 10:18:54

China will not close the door of agricultural opening-up

China will remain committed to opening up its agricultural industries despite trade tensions with the United States, a senior Chinese official said, adding that tariffs will only have a limited impact on the country's markets.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/11 7:05:32

PLA begins E.China Sea drill

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) began military exercises on Friday in waters near East China's Shandong Province, which coincided with Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen's plan to fly to Paraguay on Sunday with stopovers in the US and attracted attentions on both sides of the Taiwan Straits.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/10 23:33:41

Sinophobia 'rises' in the US

Chinese analysts warned Thursday of rising anti-Chinese sentiments after US President Donald Trump accused foreign students of spying amid the ongoing trade frictions between China and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/9 22:48:41

China counters US' tariffs

The US on Tuesday delivered on its threat to impose a 25 percent tariff on $16 billion worth of Chinese goods, forcing China to retaliate with the same tariff rate on the same value of goods from the US, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced late Wednesday. Both sets of tariffs will take effect on August 23.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/8 23:13:40

China-US strength gap remains: experts

Chinese society is engaged in lively discussions over the comparative strengths of China and the US after a renowned Chinese scholar was criticized for exaggerating his country's achievements, while other experts acknowledge a gap remains between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/7 22:48:41

Xi calls for promotion of patriotism, dedication

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for efforts in promoting the patriotism and dedication demonstrated by a late militia member who spent 32 years guarding an island post.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/6 13:52:51

China's new round of tariffs precise strike on US industries: analysts

The fermenting China-US trade dispute continued to escalate with China fighting back with additional tariffs on $60 billion in US products, and experts said that the tariffs are a "precise strike" on US industries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/5 22:43:41

Outsiders lose ground as China, ASEAN members discuss code of conduct in S.China Sea

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday urged outside countries to respect the efforts and achievements of China and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in safeguarding peace and stability as negotiations progressed on a single draft text of the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/5 22:43:40