Xi to pay state visit to North Korea


Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to North Korea from June 20 to 21. This will be the first visit to North Korea by China's top leader in 14 years and Xi's first visit to North Korea after Kim visited China four times within a year.



China's military budget sees lowest increase in 5 years

China announced a 10.1-percent rise in its national defense budget in 2015 on March 5, the lowest growth ...

2015/3/5 16:41:13

Water quality 'worrying', air pollution 'serious', says environmental protection official

During a press conference ahead of World Environment Day on June 5, China's vice minister of environmental protection ...

2015/3/1 10:07:11

China's army divisions explained

As the basis of the PLA, the Army is a service mainly conducting land operations. It consists of ...

2015/2/3 17:19:29

China's 2014 GDP growth lowest in 24 years

The National Bureau of Statistics unveiled a raft of economic figures for 2014 on Tuesday, highlighting the country's ...

2015/1/26 11:40:29

Threats of China's military facilities

China's military facilities face many threats, from economic development to espionage. Although a newly-revised protection law was put ...

2015/1/13 9:47:22

Global Times' process of picture-perfect infographics

Globaltimes.cn kicked off its infographic column in 2014, which aims at presenting readers with a clear and precise ...

2015/1/5 14:42:58

Smog mask regulation to help filter fact from fiction

China plans to announce new smog mask regulations next year in order to regulate current mask market as ...

2014/12/9 14:48:32

Chinese-American candidates winning big in US midterms

This year's US midterm elections have set another record for the highest number of Chinese-Americans elected to the ...

2014/11/24 22:05:58

China's Bayi aerobatic team takes flight in Zhuhai

The Bayi Aerobatics Team of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) is a flight demonstration squadron ...

2014/11/20 19:59:22

Anti-graft fight impacts travel, food and luxury industries

The Chinese government issued at least 15 regulations for work and lives of civil servants from July 2013 ...

2014/11/19 13:51:00

Lawmakers consider axing death penalty for 9 crimes

China's top legislature is considering abolishing the death penalty for 9 crimes, which is expected to serve as ...

2014/11/18 18:22:21

China's new wave of emigrants

The number of Chinese emigrants has reportedly been increasing rapidly over recent years. Most of those leaving are ...

2014/10/30 14:51:36