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88th anniversary of "Sept. 18 Incident" marked in Shenyang

A ceremony is held to mark the anniversary of the "Sept. 18 Incident" in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 18, 2019.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/18 19:51:46

State Council proposes whistleblower system

Chinese experts called for detailed implementation rules after the central government suggested the establishment of whistleblower systems to enhance public supervision channels and upgrade government reporting platforms in terms of market and safety supervision.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 19:48:40

First fast tornado-detecting radar installed in East China

Coastal Jiangsu Province has installed China's first C-band phased array meteorological radar system, designed to quickly detect and monitor extreme weather including tornados, developers said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 19:38:40

Chinese netizens hail Russian documentary as 'precious gift' to PRC's 70th anniversary

Chinese netizens hailed a six-episode Russian documentary on the founding of New China seven decades ago as a “precious gift” to the 70th anniversary of the founding of the the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 19:23:41

The mascots for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games debut in Beijing

The mascots for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games and Winter Paralympic Games, Bing Dwen Dwen and Shuey Rhon Rhon, were unveiled at Beijing's Shougang Ice Hockey Arena on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 1:50:37

China develops new traction motor for 400 km/h high-speed trains

A new type of traction motor, which can drive high-speed trains with a speed of 400 kilometers an hour, was successfully developed by a Chinese company.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 1:41:09

Hong Kong social unrest reflects housing woes

Thousands of high-rise buildings, countless skyscrapers and Victoria Harbour illuminating the skyline reflect the economic success story of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 20:43:40

Security measures enhanced for National Day

China enhanced security measures nationwide as a top public security official called for full implementation of counter-terrorism measures to create a secure and stable political and social environment for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 20:08:40

First AI bus debuts in Shanghai with customized services

China's first AI custom bus debuted in Shanghai on Tuesday. Its services include customized routes, making the bus as convenient as a cab, only much cheaper, according to the makers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 21:23:40

China's top legislature adopts state honors decision

The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, adopted a decision on conferring national medals and honorary titles at its closing session on Tuesday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/17 19:15:16

Heart-broken Chinese netizens want Thailand zoo to return panda after mate's death

Heart-broken Chinese web users called on a Thailand zoo to return a giant panda after the sudden and unexplained death of another panda at the zoo on Monday afternoon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 15:24:16

Outrage forces BNP Paribas to alter HK, Taiwan labels

France-based international banking institution BNP Paribas late Tuesday altered its reference of Hong Kong and Taiwan after Chinese netizens called for a boycott of the bank and demanded that it be put on China's unreliable entity list, after the bank mislabeled Hong Kong and Taiwan as “independent countries.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 13:23:40

HK MTR to conduct investigation on train derailment, won't rule out any possibilities

A train derailed at Hong Kong's Hung Hom Station on Tuesday morning, causing MTR services from the station to Mong Kok East Station to be temporarily suspended, local media reports said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 11:10:40

Shanghai Pudong Airport adopts world's largest single satellite terminal facility

The world's largest single satellite terminal facility has been put into operation in the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Monday. Besides, the airport also adopted an integrated operation mode of “Terminal Building + Satellite Hall.” With the new satellite terminal facility in use, the airport's annual passenger capacity is expected to reach 80 million. (Photos: Yang Hui/GT)
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 10:27:26

Moutai madness grips Costco shoppers

US retailer Costco's luxury liquor Kweichow Moutai bottles sold out at half the market price during the Mid-Autumn Festival holidays, leading the chairman of the liquor company to secretly visit the retailers and urge them not to speculate with the liquor.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 22:13:40

5-magnitude quake hits NW China: CENC

A 5-magnitude earthquake jolted Zhangye City in northwest China's Gansu Province at 8:48 p.m. Monday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/16 21:42:15

Cybersecurity week kicks off in China

As the 2019 China Cybersecurity Week kicked off in Tianjin on Monday, Chinese experts called for enhanced measures to improve the country's own cyberspace management system so that it can be more resilient amid external threats from the global cyberspace community.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 21:18:40

China to partly restore Old Summer Palace after rare historical documents rediscovered

Officials will restore historic ruins at the Old Summer Palace by using recently rediscovered rare manuscripts that contain critical construction details.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 20:53:39