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Australian university under attack for article 'interfering' HK affairs

An Australian university is under attack from its Chinese student cohort after publishing an article denouncing the "human rights issue" in Hong Kong. Although the article was soon deleted, students who are still outraged have said the university's behavior brings "shame to Chinese students" and demanded an apology.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/1 16:27:43

Hong Kong police seeking 6 fugitives, to uphold national security

Hong Kong police are seeking secessionist Nathan Law Kwun-chung and five others for promoting independence of Hong Kong and colluding with foreign forces, signaling the government's determination to punish people who jeopardize the national security, Chinese observers said Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/1 14:54:44

China to inspect and test all food markets weekly for coronavirus

China's central government has vowed to conduct a sweeping weekly testing for the coronavirus, covering thousands of the country's seafood, meat and other food markets, after several past outbreaks in the country appear to have emerged from the food markets.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/1 12:48:21

Xinjiang COVID-19 cases show steep decline Friday

New COVID-19 infections in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region have been in decline for seven consecutive days, a trend that epidemiologists hail as the "tipping point" in the latest outbreak in the far western region.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/1 10:43:22

Xinjiang's latest COVID-19 outbreak 'may have reached inflection point'

The latest round of the COVID-19 outbreak in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region may have reached an inflection point, medical experts told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 22:03:36

China achieves key independent tech with full global service of BeiDou

Chinese President Xi Jinping attended a ceremony to mark the launch of the BeiDou-3 Navigation Satellite System on Friday in Beijing, announcing China's self-constructed and independently operated global satellite navigation system has been fully completed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 10:49:40

US claim that China committed cyber-attacks on Moderna slanderous: FM

The US' claim that hackers linked to the Chinese government targeted US coronavirus vaccine research developer Moderna in an attempt to steal data is completely slanderous without any actual evidence, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said at a press briefing on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 17:05:09

Dalian tests 3.89 million residents amid latest COVID-19 outbreak

The coastal city of Dalian in Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Thursday completed nucleic acid sampling work in main urban areas, eight days after it reported its first recent COVID-19 case, said local health authorities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 15:23:41

Update: Person in charge of garbage treatment plant arrested after Hangzhou residents' tap water contaminated

A garbage treatment plant is being held responsible for contaminating residents' tap water in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, investigation showed on Friday. The person in charge of the company is currently under criminal detention.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 15:23:40

Former Shaanxi Party chief sentenced to death with reprieve for taking more than $102.4m in bribes

Zhao Zhengyong, former Party secretary of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, was sentenced to the death penalty with reprieve on Friday after he was found to have accepted more than 717 million yuan ($102.4 million) in bribes.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 13:25:54

Preparations for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics progressing as planned

Preparations for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics are progressing as planned, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said Thursday, amid concerns that the COVID-19 pandemic could also have an impact on the quadrennial event.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 1:54:53

Chinese officials and experts refute 'cameras monitor people' smear

Clichés smearing Chinese cities for installing closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to “monitor people,” which have reappeared in the Western media to serve their agenda of attacking China's smart city construction, are complete nonsense, Chinese officials and experts told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 1:01:47

US should remember its record in HK before framing others as spies: analysts

The Trump administration is preparing to order more Chinese diplomats to leave the country after it abruptly closed the Chinese consulate in Houston, but Chinese analysts urged the US to remember its own record in Hong Kong before widespread political persecution of Chinese people in the name of counter-espionage.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 23:40:00

Chinese working in the US face difficulties amid coronavirus and worsening China-US relations

Only one month left… If Sun Ling, who lost her job due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cannot find a new company in the US, she will have to leave the country, which she still wants to explore, as her visa is going to be expired soon.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 23:03:13

Key CPC meeting to convene in Oct, focusing on new plan on economic, social development amid global uncertainties

The fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will be held in Beijing in October, it was announced Thursday. One main item on the agenda is to draw up the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) for national economic and social development. Experts said China is currently facing a more complicated international environment and a slumping global economy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 22:33:21

'Godfather of Taiwan secessionism' dies at 97

Former Taiwan leader, also known as the "Godfather of Taiwan secessionism," Lee Teng-hui, has died at the age of 97, a Taiwan hospital announced on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 22:32:51

Guangdong classifies child witnesses of domestic violence as victims

Exposure to family violence in childhood, no matter a direct victim or witness, results in lifelong psychological trauma, Ji Minglü, a senior psychologist and director-general of Shanghai Perfection Youth Development Service Center, told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 21:16:35

Chinese cities publish army recruiting publicity video ads ahead of Army Day, draw fans

China's Ministry of National Defense on Thursday released a military recruitment video for 2020, showcasing the country's military capability and its armed forces, domestically developed weapons and aircraft, which has already racked up millions of views on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 20:14:54