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Typhoon aftermath

A man examines collapsed scaffolding on Monday the day after Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into Macau. According to the latest data, at least 69 fatalities have been attributed to Mangkhut in Asia
Source: AFP | 2018/9/17 23:18:39

China urges Sweden probe into Chinese tourists' incident

China called for a thorough investigation by Sweden of the incident where three Chinese tourists were allegedly manhandled by Swedish police during their stay in Stockholm earlier in September, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 23:13:40

Chinese LGBT groups urge public support for gay Malaysian debater

Several Chinese LGBT rights groups called on netizens to support a Malaysian debater who claimed on China's Twitter-like Weibo that he was refused by several entertainment programs and activities in China because of his openly gay identity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 23:13:39

Wider AI use helps China fight cyber attacks

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being used more widely in helping enforce China's cybersecurity practices and reducing the number of cyber attacks, Chinese internet business insiders said on Monday, and urged the industry to make rules to prevent the abuse of the technology and protect user data.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 23:08:43

China welcomes foreign AI devt: Xi

Government officials and business executives on Monday called for broader cooperation between China and the US to boost the development of artificial intelligence (AI) despite rising concerns over China's dominance in the sector posing risks to US interests.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 23:08:43

Chinese delegation informs Mongolians on Tibet's development

A visiting Tibetan cultural exchange delegation dispatched by China's State Council Information Office has reported on the latest economic and social development of China's Tibet Autonomous Region and China's policies to protect traditional Tibetan culture.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/17 22:20:42

Top legislator stresses Xi's thought in advancing local legislation

China's top legislator Li Zhanshu has stressed the need to take Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era as a guide to strengthen the work of local legislatures.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/17 21:31:14

Interview: Belt and Road Initiative, grand vision for opening up, connecting world: Bangladeshi expert

South Asian countries, such as Bangladesh, over the past two decades have made tremendous economic and social strides, said the senior BEI research director.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/17 20:21:52

Chinese math teachers in UK show respect for local teaching approach, adjusting lessons as needed

Shanghai math teacher Zhang Yuhong is busy preparing herself for her third journey to teach in Britain, next January.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/17 17:38:39

China int'l food, catering expo concludes in Changsha

The 2018 China International Food & Catering Expo concluded, with record attendance and contract volume, in the central Chinese city of Changsha on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/17 16:43:05

4 dead as Super Typhoon Mangkhut slams south China

Four people have been confirmed dead in Guangdong as Super Typhoon Mangkhut ravaged the southern Chinese province, local authorities said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/17 14:58:14

Chinese tourist claims Swedish police hit elderly parents, demanding release of videos

The Chinese tourist who was allegedly manhandled by Swedish police claimed to the Global Times that the po-lice had beaten his elderly parents in vehicles and de-manded the release of relevant videos.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/17 14:03:39

FAST to be available to world's astronomers by 2019

China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) in Southwest China's Guizhou Province, the world's largest filled-aperture radio telescope, will be available to astronomers from both China and abroad, which experts say will provide a major boost to research of the cosmos.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 23:48:40

Sotheby's withdraws $3m sculpture likely from China

An ancient bust of Buddha worth millions of dollars was mysteriously removed from a Sotheby's New York auction on Wednesday after it was discovered to be similar to a bust stolen from the Longmen Grottoes in Central China's Henan Province about 100 years ago.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 23:38:39

King of storms lashes South China, killing 2, injuring over 200

Typhoon Mangkhut, dubbed the "king of storms" by Chinese meteorologists and twice the size of Hurricane Florence in the US, made landfall at around 5 pm in South China's Guangdong Province on Sunday, causing two deaths and over 200 injuries in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 22:48:40

More than 200 citizens injured as typhoon Mangkhut slams Hong Kong

At least 213 people were injured as typhoon Mangkhut slammed Hong Kong as of 5 p.m. local time on Sunday, official data showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/16 20:51:11

AI to affect 70% of occupations as robotics complement China's shrinking labor force

A recent report on how the development of artificial intelligence (AI) will affect the Chinese job market has stirred up discussion among economists and AI industry practitioners in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 18:53:39