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Red Guard atones for criminal past in hopes for better future

The Cultural Revolution (1966 – 76) was a nightmare that continues to this day in the hearts of those that experienced it first hand. It is also part of a ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/14 17:17:23

HK media mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 107

Hong Kong media mogul and philanthropist Run Run Shaw passed away at the age of 107 on Tuesday morning, according to local media.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/7 16:21:53

The US Diplomatic Security Bureau says a suspect has been arrested in connection to the New Year&rsquo;s Day arson attack on the Chinese consulate general in San Francisco.<br /> <br /> Authorities ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/5 17:39:39

The good Samaritan's dilemma: Fear of extortion grips Chinese society

Following the recent coverage of extortion cases in the news, many Chinese have become wary to help or trust another in distress. As a result, some parents even hesitate as ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/2 18:21:19

Photos from the frontlines: Deceased war photographers remembered

Molhem Barakat, the 17-year-old photographer covering the Syrian civil war for Reuters, died near a hospital while taking photos of a battle between government forces and rebels in Aleppo on ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/2 17:51:44

Tons of bun: A guide to steamed Chinese snacks

Following Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the steamed bun chain last weekend, crowds swarmed to Qingfeng Steamed Bun Restaurant, sparking a renewed love affair with this traditional food. With ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/1 19:03:38

Public eats up Xi's trip to steamed buns shop

President Xi Jinping's surprise visit to a fast food eatery in Beijing has drawn unprecedented attention over the past weekend, which shored up his everyman image that had rarely been ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/12/30 17:49:11

Mao's 120th anniversary marked with events nationwide

Galas, exhibitions and seminars have been held across the country to mark the 120th anniversary of the birth of Mao Zedong. Born on December 26 in 1893 in Shaoshan village, ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/12/25 17:15:17

China bans Shenzhen hepatitis B vaccine after 4 infant deaths

Four infants in Hunan, Guangdong and Sichuan provinces recently died after being injected with hepatitis B vaccines produced by the Shenzhen-based BioKangtai, according to reports on cnr.cn.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/12/22 17:07:28

Traveling salesmen: Government heads hock everything from tech to tuna on state visits

Many government leaders act as salesmen during state visits and pitch their latest product or project with aims to attract foreign investment. Generally, the government fully supports these projects and ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/12/29 13:43:19

China's top financial buzzwords of 2013

China&rsquo;s economy saw tremendous change over the past year. The new China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ), established in September, stands as a symbol for the country's future financial ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/12/24 17:44:24

World reacts to Edward Snowden's leak

Snowden, the 29-year-old defense contractor who fled Hong Kong on May 20 and is still believed to be hiding somewhere in the city, had exposed two classified US National Security ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/6/16 18:34:08

US 'red line' blurs amid sharpening Syria crisis

US President Barack Obama a year ago first said any use of chemical weapons in the war-torn country would mark "a red line" that could invite US military intervention. But ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/8/26 17:32:11

Qin armor unearthed at tomb of China's first emperor

A 13,000-square-meter site at the mausoleum of China's first feudal emperor, which is predicted by archeologists to be a huge underground arsenal, is now under preliminary excavation.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/12/19 16:49:50

2013:Year of 'Chinese dream' diplomacy

China's diplomacy has turned a brand-new page in 2013 after its new leadership stepped into the global arena, vowing to better integrate with the world while keeping in mind "the ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/12/18 17:42:31

China's popular mobile social media apps

Social networking platforms on mobile devices shorten distances between friends and even strangers. People can share their thoughts instantly without limits of place or time. Below are three popular mobile ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/12/16 17:55:08

Jang Song-thaek executed: NK media

Jang Song-thaek, deposed senior official of North Korea, has been sentenced to death and executed after the Special Military Tribunal found him guilty of treason, the official news agency KCNA ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/12/9 17:35:16

China's leaders meet to set economic goals, priorities for 2014

China's top leadership on December 10 lifted the curtain on the annual Central Economic Work Conference that reviews the country's economic work in 2013 while setting the tone for next ...
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/12/11 19:23:31