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US gesture on Chinese students' visa not to be overly optimistic: analyst

Chinese students in the US received a positive signal from US President Donald Trump who said the country will continue to welcome international students from China, but analysts warned against being overly optimistic, saying people-to-people exchanges still face potential challenges as Washington's China hawks won't give up efforts on decoupling with China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 23:13:40

Overloading allegedly caused viaduct collapse that killed 3

Chinese internet users have been calling for justice over a viaduct collapse that killed three people and injured two in East China three days ago.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 22:48:40

Macao applies to set up exchange

The government of Macao is mulling setting up a securities exchange in the special administrative region, a move that Chinese experts said should boost the internationalization of the yuan.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 22:23:41

Firm displays upgraded helicopters at Tianjin expo

The Chinese military has upgraded its large transport helicopter for plateau missions and added an extra radar comparable to Apache's Longbow to its light attack helicopter for more lethality, while China's top helicopter manufacturer exported two armed helicopters for the first time to Africa, it was revealed at China's top helicopter expo, which concluded on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 21:28:40

Pompeo slammed for lying that Xinjiang woman was sent to training center, forcibly sterilized

The elder brother of Zumrat Dawut on Sunday slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for making up lies, saying his sister was never sent to a vocational education and training center in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and forcibly sterilized.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 20:44:57

Gas explosion in East China's Wuxi kills 9, injures 10

A total of nine people were killed and ten injured in an explosion caused by a gas leak in Wuxi, East China's Jiangsu Province, on Sunday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 19:05:27

China to license online hosts as part of drive to purify internet content

Online hosts in 10 cities, including Beijing and Shanghai, could be made to obtain a license for hosting to improve their quality and purify the internet environment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 17:53:39

Rise of status helps Chinese cuisine spread overseas

Over the past decades, overseas concepts of Chinese food have undergone a great change: Once thought of as a delicious but cheap fast food, diners now see it as an original and sometimes high value cuisine.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 17:48:39

5.2-magnitude quake hits South China: CENC

No casualties were reported after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Beiliu, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region at 10:55 pm on Saturday, which caused the suspension of several trains, local authorities said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 17:37:01

6 dead, 9 injured in restaurant gas explosion in east China

Six people were killed and nine others injured in a restaurant gas explosion in east China's Jiangsu Province Sunday, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/13 16:50:43

Six people killed in East China gas explosion

Six people killed in gas explosion in East China's Wuxi.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 15:07:33

No casualties reported after 5.2-magnitude quake hits south China's Guangxi

No casualties have been reported after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Beiliu, Yulin City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Saturday night, according to local authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/13 12:51:54

Chinese city probes highway overpass collapse accident

A comprehensive investigation into the collapse of a highway overpass in east China's Jiangsu Province has begun, local authorities said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/13 10:05:27

China issues guideline to deepen reform of undergraduate education

China's Ministry of Education has issued a guideline to deepen the reform of the country's undergraduate education and teaching and improve the quality of universities' talent-cultivation work.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/13 9:06:49

Panda twins born in southwest China

A giant panda gave birth to twin cubs at a breeding base in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, local authorities said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/13 8:20:55

Mainland student Zhang Ting: I've nothing to fear about. The local students in HK should hear more different voices.

Source: Global Times | 2019/10/12 23:10:14

Lucerne Festival in China to facilitate more engagement

The symphony of music and an attempt at enhancing cross-cultural ties will reverberate the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Switzerland.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/12 21:27:11

A mainland student stands against radical HK youth that insulted her in CUHK

In the wake of the months-long turmoil in Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) organized a public dialogue on Thursday that was attended by students and alumni, with an attempt at opening a communication gateway between the university leaders and protesting students. During this forum, a mainland student's speech criticizing the extremity of Hong Kong's anti-government students garnered wide-scale support online, especially among mainland netizens.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/12 19:15:20