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Keeping the nation secure from the top down

China's decision to set up a State Security Committee is aimed at improving systems and strategies to ensure national security, foreign ministry spokesman Qin Gang said Wednesday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/11/14 17:46:24

Choking the dragon: Government acts as smog suffocates China

The Chinese government released a detailed action plan to fight air pollution that has been increasingly choking up cities across the country.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/11/28 13:40:38

Shanghai pilot FTZ to be inaugurated on September 29

The rollout of the Chinese mainland's first free trade zone, to be centered in Shanghai, was approved by the State Council on Wednesday, marking a new step in the country's ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/7/4 18:30:09

Nine issues likely to dominate China's Two Sessions

China’s 31 provincial regions held the two annual sessions of their legislative and political consultative bodies in January and February, which are regarded as warm-ups leading to the national Two ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/2/24 17:13:03

Plans to increase “baby hatches” spawn debate

A total of 25 baby hatches have been established in 10 provincial regions in China, and more will be set up in another 18 regions.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/2/26 22:17:59

No kidding: China's growing obsession with child stars

Though child stars serve as role models for other children, their success is difficult to replicate. The contrast between pint-sized celebrities and regular children may have a negative influence.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/2/20 0:11:29

UN panel condemns North Korea of crimes against humanity

Submitting human rights issues to international criminal courts, does not improve the situation in that country, a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said on Monday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/2/17 19:12:58

Looters, kneelers and the 'Shamate': China's newest minorities

The term dama has been popular since April 2013, when international gold prices plunged. A number of Chinese middle-aged women bought gold in vast amounts at this opportunity, which attracted ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/2/13 20:13:15

Strait talk: Mainland hosts landmark meeting with Taiwan

Chinese mainland and Taiwan officials in charge of cross-Straits policy held a historic meeting on Tuesday and agreed to set up a mechanism for regular communication between the two sides.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/2/12 19:35:24

The ins and outs of China's 'sex capital'

A three-month crackdown on the sex trade in entertainment venues in Dongguan, South China's Guangdong Province was announced Tuesday, shortly after a television exposé revealed the extent of the prostitution ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/2/11 19:36:55

China's e-finance boom may kick brick-and-mortar banks to the curb

China's e-finance boom was heralded by the recent launch of major online and mobile phone finance platforms designed to reach a wider customer base of first-time investors. The services, such ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/2/10 19:51:45

Xi wins at Sochi with 'sports diplomacy'

Chinese President Xi Jinping on February 8 left the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi for Beijing after attending the opening ceremony of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/2/6 15:41:42

China's rails ready for Chunyun

China's public transportation system will struggle to cope with this year's annual Spring Festival mass migration, an official said Tuesday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/15 16:47:40

May the Horse be with you

Now it's time for the spirited horse to take the baton in the never-ending relay race for the role of sacred mascot of the year, as the Year of the ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/27 17:06:22

China stages naval drills in Southeast Asian waters

Exactly 40 years after the 1979 Xisha Island Battle, a flotilla made up of ships from China's South China Sea Fleet set sail on January 20 from a military port ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/23 16:48:36

Blame game chills Antarctic rescue efforts

Trapped Chinese research vessel and icebreaker Xuelong warmed up its engine and tried to broaden an "ice-breaking runway" on Monday, preparing for a possible westerly wind favorable for its breaking-out.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/6 17:06:00

China to build world's largest surveillance vessel: report

China is reportedly building a 10,000-ton class marine surveillance vessel, the largest of its kind in the world, amid the country's buildup of its maritime law enforcement force against the ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/22 13:47:14

CCTV under pressure to keep Spring Festival Gala fresh

<em>Chunwan</em>, or CCTV's Spring Festival Gala, is an unavoidable topic once it comes to the midpoint of a year. This topic is even hotter than any years before.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/19 16:08:09