President Xi Jinping visits Europe, attends nuclear summit

President Xi Jinping makes his first trip to Europe since taking office from March 22 to April 1.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/23 17:54:14

Tsunami warning after 8.2 quake strikes off Chile coast

A powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean off Chile's northern region, generating a tsunami.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/4/2 19:27:16

WTO rules against China on rare-earth exports

The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled on March 26 that China had acted inconsistently with WTO rules with regard to the export measures imposed on the rare earth materials.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/27 19:43:17

Ukraine crisis: Timeline and reactions

Dramatic changes were witnessed in Ukraine Saturday as the country's parliament ousted President Viktor Yanukovich after more than three months of violent protests, and released Yanukovich's arch-rival Yulia Tymoshenko.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/2/23 18:40:33

Full text: Report on the work of the government

Following is the full text of the Report on the Work of the Government delivered by Premier Li Keqiang at the Second Session of the Twelfth National People's Congress on March 5, 2014 and adopted on March 13, 2014.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/16 22:29:05

Highlights of Premier Li Keqiang's press conference

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang answered questions from the media at a press conference following the closing meeting of the second session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 13.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/13 19:58:26

China vows severe punishment for Kunming terrorist attacks

China will severely punish suspects responsible for a terrorist attack that left at least 29 civilians dead and over 140 injured in the southwestern city of Kunming, a spokesman told reporters on March 2.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/2 18:08:17

Work reports illustrated: A visual guide to China's 2014 targets

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers the government work report during the opening meeting of the second session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 5, 2014.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/5 21:52:19

NPC and CPPCC Sessions 2014

The Second Session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country's top political advisory body, opened in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 3.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/2 18:17:59

China mourns Kunming victims

A group of knife-wielding attackers stormed Kunming railway station on March 1, slashing at people indiscriminately, leaving at least 29 dead and 143 injured. 
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/3 18:46:16

Drawn together: Xi Jinping cartoon puts people over politics

A cartoon rendition of Chinese President Xi Jinping as part of an infographic, the first such image of him carried by Qianlong.com, a website affiliated with the Beijing government, has been widely circulated online and triggered debate and discussion about the new attitude toward publicizing China's top leadership.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/2/20 18:50:23

China meets 7.5 percent growth target

China's economy grew 7.7 percent year on year in 2013, the same as 2012 and beating the government's target of 7.5 percent, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on January 20.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/20 15:03:07

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 reform process.
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 Sessions in March. Below are some of China’s most pressing concerns and are likely to be hot topics at the Two Sessions.
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