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China trade ‘beneficial’ to US

China expressed its willingness to deepen economic cooperation with the US on Wednesday after US President Donald Trump accused China of causing massive American factory closures.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/2 0:08:39

China vows to punish financial predators

The Chinese government is beefing up its efforts to crack down on illegal operations in the financial markets, vowing to severely punish financial predators, with the latest focus being placed on speculative investment by insurance companies.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/1 22:48:39

Chinese version of BBC letter-reading program 'Letters Live' strikes a chord with audiences by presenting human stories

On stage, a performer slowly and affectionately reads from a book - this is not some theatrical play, but a scene from Reader, the hottest TV show in China right now.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/1 16:58:39

Military analysts suggest ways to disable THAAD

The Chinese military is capable of either destroying THAAD or making it "blind," once the US military system is deployed in South Korea, experts said, though peaceful means to defuse the planned military facility are still a priority.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/1 0:08:39

Analysts urge caution over politicizing Taiwan’s 2.28

The Chinese mainland recognizes the Taiwan people's sacrifice in a bloody uprising in 1947 against the iron-handed rule of the Kuomintang's Republic of China government, but Beijing should be cautious of Taiwan's current government utilizing the event for "Taiwan independence" propaganda, officials and experts warned.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/1 0:08:39

China-Philippine economic ties stable

The economic relationship between China and the Philippines is expected to post stable development, given increasing Chinese investment in the Philippines under the One Belt and One Road initiative and rapid bilateral trade growth driven by free trade agreements.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/28 23:28:39

Lotte hit by boycott over land swap for THAAD deployment

The general public and companies in China have taken actions to boycott South Korea-based Lotte Group amid growing angers over the company’s land-swap deal with South Korean military for the deployment of US anti-missile system Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD).
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/28 22:18:39

Air forces join Xinjiang counter-terror drills

Air and land forces staged joint counter-terrorism drills on Monday around the Tianshan Mountains in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/28 21:48:39

Trump, Yang pledge more high-level talks

US President Donald Trump on Monday met with visiting Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi at the White House, and both sides pledged to enhance high-level exchanges.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/28 21:48:39

Chinese, NK officials to meet amid halt in coal imports

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will meet North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Ri Kil Song in Beijing, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/2/28 21:48:39

Hong Kong’s foreign judges target of criticism amid political tension

Some mainland commentators have alleged the verdicts against seven Hong Kong policemen were harsh and politically motivated, suggesting Beijing revise the region’s law to increase the central government’s power.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/28 19:33:39

China’s new Film Industry Promotion Law sparks discussion among filmmakers both at home and abroad

Opinions differ between domestic and foreign filmmakers when it comes to the recently implemented China Film Industry Promotion Law, the first of its kind in the Chinese mainland. While the film law has been viewed relatively optimistically by the country's industry insiders, it has caused a bit of concern for the Western film industry.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/28 19:08:39

US writer discusses the transformation of rural Northeast China

Seemingly at odds with news that China's villages were emptying, when author Michael Meyer first arrived in Northeast China he had a difficult time finding an empty house to rent. He ended up sharing a house with a Manchu rice farmer in Dahuangdi, or "Wasteland," a village in Jilin Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/28 19:03:39

Courts to protect spouses from fake, illegal debt

China's top court amended a judicial interpretation on the Marriage Law on Tuesday to protect those who are forced to pay for the debt of their spouse.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/28 16:03:36

S.Korean government signs land swap deal with Lotte for THAAD despite oppositions

South Korea's defense ministry on Tuesday signed the land swap deal with Lotte Group for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), a ministry official said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/28 10:30:29

US President to raise defense spending by 54 billion dollars: White House

US President Donald Trump is seeking to increase US defense spending by 10 percent, or 54 billion US dollars, White House revealed Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/28 8:07:03

Trump meets with senior Chinese official, pledging to enhance high-level exchanges, cooperation

US President Donald Trump on Monday met with visiting Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi at the White House, pledging to enhance bilateral high-level exchanges and cooperation in all areas.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/28 7:59:47

South Korea exposing itself to danger with THAAD deployment

South Korea is exposing itself to more danger and is risking its independence, experts said, after the board of Lotte Group on Monday approved a land swap deal with the country's military that clears the way for deployment of a controversial US missile defense system.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/27 23:53:39