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China's success proves Western development model "by no means the only option": scholar

China's "splendid success" in economic growth and poverty alleviation in the past 70 years proves that the Western development model "is by no means the only option," a scholar in the United States has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/18 11:10:48

China launches new communication technology experiment satellite

China sent a new communication technology experiment satellite into planned orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province late Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/18 10:52:19

Chinese singer slams cyberbullying amid kicking controversy

A famous Chinese singer slammed cyber violence against her and her family Thursday amid controversy after she allegedly kicked a woman who was secretly filming her and her friend.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/10/18 0:54:22

Xi stresses efforts to win battle against poverty

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has underscored continuous efforts to win the battle against poverty.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/17 23:50:33

Xi sends congratulatory letter to Zhongguancun Forum

President Xi Jinping on Thursday sent a congratulatory letter to the 2019 Zhongguancun Forum (ZGC Forum) held in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/17 23:48:51

China makes final sprint in battle to end poverty

Government efforts to rid China of extreme poverty by 2020 makes 2019 a crucial year, according to Chinese experts and officials interviewed Thursday who expressed optimism that the ambitious goal will be achieved based on the nation's proven track record in tackling the issue.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 23:23:40

HIV carrier sues Moutai for refusing to hire him because of his disease

An HIV-positive man sued Kweichow Moutai Co, China's leading baijiu maker, for refusing to hire him after allegedly testing his HIV status without his consent.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 23:03:41

CNN accused of politicizing Hanfu

A photography company in Southwest China's Sichuan Province sent a lawyer's letter to CNN on Thursday after the news outlet claimed to introduce the revival of China's "Hanfu" culture, but ended up politicizing the popularity of the traditional Chinese garment as a way of promoting nationalism.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 23:03:40

FM urges US to withdraw restrictions on Chinese diplomats

China's Foreign Ministry urged the US on Thursday to withdraw the “erroneous” meeting restrictions against Chinese diplomats and denied that China had similar requirements for US diplomats and consular officers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 22:39:47

Dior urged to strengthen internal management after wrong map irritates net users

Luxury brand Dior on Thursday issued a statement, apologizing for a staff member who used a map of China without the island of Taiwan at a corporate recruitment event and who incorrectly referred to Chinese territories.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 22:08:40

Northern China desert sets example in combating desertification

Kubuqi Desert was once known as "the forbidden zone of life," and "sea of death." Grass could not grow in Kubuqi, and almost no one lived there.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 20:43:43

New measures to enhance school education on HIV/AIDS prevention

China's education and healthcare authorities have released a series of measures to urge schools in the country to enhance education work on preventing HIV/AIDS.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 20:43:42

Professor wins prestigious prize for groundbreaking discovery in use of ketamine

Hu Hailan, a professor at Zhejiang University School of Medicine, won the 12th International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)-Kemali International Prize for Research in the field of Basic and Clinical Neurosciences in July 15 for further explaining the pathogenesis of depression.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 19:23:40

7th CISM Military World Games to kick off in Wuhan on Oct 18

Border and customs officials jointly conducted a thorough firearm inspection for the participants of the 7th CISM Military World Games at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province on Thursday. The 10-day competition, which begins on Friday, will be the largest sports event with the highest number of participants in the history of the World Military Games. (Photos: Guo Yuandan from Global Times and Di Huaqiang)
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/17 16:37:46

Nation's 'power bank' to function in Antarctic

China began to operate its first homemade polar energy system, which can withstand the extreme coldness and provide sustainable electric power for scientific research in the Antarctic uninterrupted for a year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 22:23:40

China to hold national activities to mark 120th anniversary of oracle bone discovery

The Education Ministry Tuesday announced that seminars, forums and exhibitions will be held to commemorate the 120th anniversary of the discovery of oracle bone inscriptions, the first national commemoration since the ancient characters were discovered more than a century ago.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 23:38:40

Chinese netizens slam US double standards in attacking LeBron

Chinese internet users slammed the double standards of US politicians and international media commentators for criticizing basketball superstar LeBron James over his calls to punish Houston Rockets General Manager Darly Morey for tweeting support for Hong Kong riots.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 23:23:40

Dress-up game changes face masks in design to counter Hong Kong rioters

The developer of Shining Nikki on Wednesday told the Global Times it changed the way of mask wearing on its characters' faces to "maintain a healthy and harmonious game environment" after some players used the game to back Hong Kong rioters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 23:18:40