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China issues white paper on historical matters concerning Xinjiang

The State Council Information Office on Sunday issued a white paper on historical matters concerning Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/21 10:10:45

Death toll rises to 15 from C. China gas factory blast

Fifteen people have been killed and 15 others severely injured after an explosion ripped through a gas plant in central China's Henan Province Friday, local authorities confirmed Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/21 8:34:43

Xinjiang adds nearly 45,000 entrepreneurs in H1 2019

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region added 44,900 entrepreneurs in the first half of 2019 thanks to its supportive policies.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/21 8:33:14

63,000 int'l students receive Chinese government scholarships in 2018

A total of 63,000 international students were funded by Chinese government scholarships in 2018, accounting for 12.8 percent of the total foreign students in China, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/21 8:29:54

Death toll rises to 12 from central China gas factory blast

A total of 12 people have been killed, 13 severely injured and three others remain missing as of 4 p.m. Saturday after an explosion ripped through a gas plant in central China's Henan Province Friday, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/21 8:16:12

Ethiopia, China hail joint efforts over 4 bln trees planting initiative

Ethiopian and Chinese officials on Saturday hailed joint efforts to achieve Ethiopia's 4 billion trees planting project.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/20 22:34:38

HK native Kenneth Fok calls for peaceful means to resolve problems at pro-govt rally

Hong Kong native Kenneth Fok Kai-kong, a deputy to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), has called for peaceful means to resolve the city's problems, during an interview with Global Times (GT) reporters Fan Linzhi and Yang Sheng Saturday at the scene of the anti-violence assembly.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/20 21:42:42

Chinese Consulate General in Chicago pledges continued help to Zhang Yingying's family in follow-up matters

The Chinese Consulate General in Chicago will continue to follow Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying's case and assist Zhang's family in handling follow-up matters in the United States, a consulate general spokesperson said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/20 20:09:35

"Seafood train" linking Chinese city, Russian port to open in August

A freight train linking Russia's Zarubino Port and Hunchun, a border city in northeast China's Jilin Province, will enter trial operation, the Hunchun port management office said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/20 20:00:08

Hong Kong holds massive pro-government, anti-violence rally

Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong residents gathered on Saturday at Tamar Park in Admiralty to support the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and condemn violence following recent radical protests that seriously jeopardized stability of the city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/20 19:08:14

China steps up regulation of web literature to clear vulgar content

The National Copyright Administration of China requested online literature platforms to rectify vulgar content and promote mainstream positive energy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/20 11:44:42

Nearly 100 scholars, religious leaders in Xinjiang refute Pompeo with joint letter

  Recently, we have noted that you have made a number of remarks about China, including false accusations against the ethnic, religious and human rights situations in Xinjiang. As scholars and religious personnel in Xinjiang, we deeply deplore your irresponsible and erroneous remarks.
Source: Tianshannet | 2019/7/19 23:11:02

Chinese condemn murderer's life sentence

The Chinese public expressed outrage and strongly denounced the "unfair and unjust" US legal system on Friday after the murderer of 26-year-old Zhang Yingying, a visiting Chinese scholar, was sentenced to life in prison instead of death, as many had previously demanded.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/19 22:32:06

China tells US to improve own human rights

Chinese officials and experts on Friday refuted US politicians' criticism of China's religion policies, noting that instead of slandering China's human rights situation, the US should focus more on improving its own human rights record as its wars have caused great humanitarian harm.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/19 21:58:40

Chinese religious groups slam US attack on nation's policies

Religious groups in China met in Beijing on Friday to express their anger over the US use of "religious freedom?? to attack China's religion policies, according to a release from news portal cpc.people.com.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/19 21:43:41

Blast hits central China gas factory

An explosion took place Friday at a workshop of a gas plant in the city of Yima, Henan Province, causing multiple injuries.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/19 20:13:09

Smuggled agricultural products worth millions of USD seized in Beijing

Beijing customs has busted a smuggling case with agricultural products worth 260 million yuan (about 37.8 million U.S. dollars) seized, the largest such case in the municipality in recent years.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/19 19:46:00

Macao netizens slam HK mob provocation

Netizens from Macao Special Administrative Region condemned the mob violence of Hong Kong opposition forces and urged these "mobs" not to talk nonsense on Facebook's Macao pages, following a widely denounced social media post trying to arouse resentment of Macao people.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/19 19:38:40