Ex-Israeli PM Arial Sharon dies at 85

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has died on Saturday at the age of 85, the director of the Rehabilitation Hospital at the Sheba Medical center confirmed at a press conference in the hospital.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/12 16:53:11

In-depth look at China's first 300-meter saturation dive

China succeeded in its first 300-meter saturation dive on Sunday morning as three divers returned safe and sound from deep water to their ship.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/13 16:52:45

Xi takes helm of 'deepening reform' team

President Xi Jinping will chair a leading group aimed at steering the country's overall reform, sending out a signal of his resolve to tackle the problems that have been plaguing China's reform.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/15 14:54:23

12 terrorists dead in Xinjiang riot

Police in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Friday shot dead six attackers, while another six died in an explosion, local authorities revealed Saturday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/1/26 18:56:20

China, India, Myanmar mark 60th anniversary of Peace Principles

Chinese President Xi Jinping, Myanmar President U Thein Sein and Indian Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari gathered in Beijing on June 28 to mark the 60th anniversary of the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/6/29 18:56:32

Uproar over dog meat calls tradition into question

As the June 21 summer solstice nears, the city of Yulin in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is bogged down in a dog meat festival dilemma.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/6/19 18:54:09

China joins RIMPAC naval exercise for the first time

China for the first time joins the US navy-sponsored Rim of the Pacific Exercise, or RIMPAC, which was started in 1971 and is held every two years.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/6/26 19:43:30

Terror attacks in the 21st century: An analysis

At least 33,983 confirmed acts of terrorism have occurred around the world between 2000 to 2012.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/6/4 20:30:32

Browsing China's specialty bookstores

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has applauded Beijing's first 24-hour bookstore in an open letter published on April 22, one day before the World Book Day.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/4/23 19:49:21

Obama embarks on 4-nation Asia tour

US President Barack Obama on April 23 arrived in Japan, the first leg of his four-nation Asia trip. The trip will also bring Obama to South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/4/24 18:32:03

Mainland's Taiwan affairs chief visits Taiwan

Chinese mainland's chief of Taiwan affairs Zhang Zhijun set off on June 25 for a four-day visit to Taiwan. He is the first director of the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office to visit Taiwan.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/6/25 19:10:07

UNESCO lists China’s Grand Canal as World Heritage Site

China's Grand Canal was inscribed on the World Heritage List on June 24 by the World Heritage Committee, which convened its 38th annual session in Doha, Qatar.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/6/24 19:12:49

Getting a Chinese 'green card'

China is considering relaxing its "green card" policy by lowering the application and approval threshold, a move to attract more foreign talent.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/6/18 20:09:10

Iraq crisis: Timeline and Reactions

A video claiming to be from the Al Qaeda's central command exhorts Muslims in the restive Indian-controlled Kashmir to emulate their fellow Muslims in Syria and Iraq and wage a jihad against Indian state.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/6/17 20:11:24

Terrorist attacks in China

China has suffered terrorism attacks throughout its territory in recent years, the most severe of which occurred on July 5, 2009, followed by the 2013 Beijing attack and two incidents in Kunming and Urumqi in 2014. Below is a record of the major terrorism attacks in China since July 2009 along with the nation’s latest counter-terrorism efforts. In addition, the featured coverage and infographics provide a sweeping look at China’s fight against domestic terrorism.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/6/9 18:10:33

Premier Li Keqiang visits UK, Greece to boost economic cooperation

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang left Beijing on the afternoon of June 16 for an official visit to Britain and Greece from June 16 to 21, accompanied by his wife Cheng Hong.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/6/16 19:10:07

Brazil’s World Cup, made in China

Although China did not make it to this year's World Cup in Brazil, it is still putting in an appearance of sorts, on and off the pitch.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/6/15 19:28:38

UNESCO receives Chinese bid for listing of Nanjing documents

China is applying to UNESCO to list 11 sets of documents relating to the 1937 Nanjing Massacre on the Memory of the World Register.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/6/12 19:00:21