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Xinjiang: Far west region, heart of Silk Road

In Yongxin, a village administered by Urumqi around 30-km away, a gigantic monument shoots up into the sky -- this is the geographical center of the Asian continent.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 11:00:09

China's first intelligent connected expressway conducts self-driving tests

China's first intelligent connected expressway in the eastern province of Shandong began automatic driving tests on Friday, according to Qilu Transportation Development Group.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 8:55:06

China's poverty fight: fairies, guitars and grassroots wits

As the first sunlight penetrates the dense mist of Gaibao Village, seven girls are busy putting on silver jewelry and dainty headwear to prepare for their daily meeting with about 1 million Chinese fans.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 8:35:02

Hong Kong opposition-camp media confuse right and wrong

Recently, a journalist from the Chinese mainland was attacked by rioters in Hong Kong. However, in a related statement, the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) mainly focused on the fact that the journalist in question was not carrying his press card. By not focusing on the violent acts of the rioters, the implication was that the journalist was to blame.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/17 0:01:29

HK public consoles GT reporter, hails courage, fearless spirit

Solicitude, sympathy and gratitude from Hong Kong residents, legislators, police officers and representatives from different local organizations have flocked to Global Times reporter Fu Guohao, who was illegally seized and brutally beaten by radical protesters at Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday night.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 22:20:19

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid riots

The resignation of two senior executives of Cathay Pacific Airways might not help the Hong Kong-based airline win back Chinese consumers who persisted with their boycott and demanded that it severely punish its radical employees.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 21:48:40

Chinese police arrest 210 people in suspected online fortune-telling fraud

Police in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality have arrested over 210 people in a suspected online fortune-telling fraud scheme involving 24 million yuan (3.41 million US dollars).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 19:44:38

Foreign businesses condemn violence, call for preserving Hong Kong's status as int'l financial hub

Foreign business community in Hong Kong have condemned the recent violence here, and called for efforts from various sectors to end the violence as soon as possible, grow economy and maintain Hong Kong's status as an international financial center.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 18:16:38

Chinese netizens call for Amazon boycott for 'hypocritical statement' on offensive T-shirts

Chinese netizens have called for a boycott of US online retail giant Amazon. They have demanded that it leave China immediately as it failed to remove offensive T-shirts supporting the violent protests in Hong Kong from its shelves, even after it issued a statement acknowledging the "one country, two systems" principle.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 17:33:40

Xinjiang achieves "worthwhile" results in fight against terrorism, extremism

China's Xinjiang has achieved "worthwhile" results in the fight against terrorism and extremism, according to a white paper issued by the State Council Information Office Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 16:45:08

Hong Kong police arrest 5 people for national flag-insulting

Five people had been arrested on suspicion of desecrating the national flag, the Hong Kong Police Force told Xinhua on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 13:35:29

Experts call for smoking bans in more cities: newspaper

Regional smoking bans have shielded only about 10 percent of the Chinese population from the harmful effects of tobacco in public venues, China Daily reported Friday, citing comments made by health experts.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 12:16:28

Full Text: Vocational Education and Training in Xinjiang

China on Friday released a white paper on the vocational education and training work in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, clarifying the legal basis for the training centers and hailing the centers' contribution to global counter-terrorism and de-radicalization.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 11:58:56

Xinjiang training center graduates eye bright future

"I knew she was under deep influence of religious extremism, but I didn't do anything to help her. After graduating from the training center, I heard that she went to jail. I always thought that if I did something earlier to stop her, she would not have ended up in jail," Maiheyali Tuerdi, a graduate from a vocational education and training center in Aksu, Xinjiang said, with tears in her eyes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 11:32:32

What do trainees do in Xinjiang's vocational education and training centers?


Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/8/16 11:07:17

Xinjiang white paper justifies training centers

China on Friday released a white paper on the vocational education and training work in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, clarifying the legal basis for the training centers and hailing the centers' contribution to global counter-terrorism and de-radicalization.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 10:12:22

China releases white paper on vocational education and training in Xinjiang

China issued a white paper on vocational education and training in Xinjiang Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 10:06:39

Commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry in HK condemns US politicians colluding with violent extremist offenders

The Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Thursday condemned certain US politicians for colluding with the extremist and violent offenders in Hong Kong.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 9:15:43