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Taiwan rejection of murder suspect unveils real 'political purposes'

The Taiwan regional authority's dodging of its responsibility in a murder suspect's investigation is propelled by "political purposes," as the island's leaders fear that resolving the case might defuse unrest in Hong Kong, Chinese mainland observers said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 0:03:39

US hostility causes peace talks' deadlock: NK general

A North Korean general criticized the US at the Ninth Beijing Xiangshan Forum in Beijing on Monday, saying that US hostility was the key reason peace talks have become deadlocked again, prompting Chinese and South Korean experts to note the process needed more international participation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 23:48:40

Police apology accepted for accidental use of water cannons on HK mosque

Muslim leaders accepted the Hong Kong police's apology for spraying blue-dyed water on people and protesters standing outside the Kowloon Mosque on Sunday and released a statement confirming they were not the intended target.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 22:13:41

Official rebuffs 'groundless' foreign media reports of economic hard landing

An official from a Chinese economic planner has said that foreign media's reporting of a Chinese economy hard landing is "groundless," citing robust travelling data from the National Day holidays, and data on power consumption and cargo transport from the first three quarters of 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 21:56:04

Smaller traders grow faster: Alibaba

China's cross-border trade is undergoing changes such as more fragmented orders. Those changes strike a blow to large primary traders, but bring more opportunities for a new generation of younger, more open-minded traders in China, reflected by their fast-growing business on international wholesale marketplace alibaba.com.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 21:55:46

Greater Bay Area can boost integration by raising housing supply

Major cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area are being urged to break systemic barriers and seek external real estate supplies, industry insiders said, as nearly 35 million residents in the area have no apartments of their own.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 21:08:40

India plans to lure global manufacturing giants

India plans to lure global manufacturing giants that operate in China but may leave because of the China-US trade war, the Hindustan Times has reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 21:03:40

Police probe nation's largest online card platform

China's largest online credit card management platform, 51 Credit Card, is reportedly under police investigation at its headquarters in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 20:58:40

China's largest online credit card management platform under police investigation: reports

China's largest online credit card management platform, Hangzhou-based 51 Credit Card, is reportedly under police investigation. The company's shares in Hong Kong were suspended on Monday after plunging about 40 percent.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 19:02:03

Xi encourages sci-tech experts to further serve rural revitalization

Chinese President Xi Jinping recently made important instructions on the 20th anniversary of the system of sending sci-tech experts to rural areas.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/21 17:27:25

Russian defense chief says US' Indo-Pacific strategy would hurt Asia-Pacific multilateral cooperation

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Monday questioned the Trump administration's Indo-Pacific strategy at the 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum, saying that it would undermine the multilateral cooperation system in the Asia-Pacific region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 17:23:40

Hong Kong rioters politicize religion and race

Hong Kong violent protesters are dragging religion and race into their months-long protests across the city after a mosque was accidentally sprayed by water cannons used by Hong Kong police on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 13:53:39

Wei blasts foreign interference, 'color revolution' as sources of chaos

Intervening in regional affairs, meddling in other countries' internal affairs, inciting a "color revolution" and even subverting the legitimate political power of other countries are the real source of regional chaos and wars, Wei Fenghe, State Councilor and Minister of National Defense said at the opening ceremony of the 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum on Monday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 13:38:39

China's housing market stable in September: NBS

China's real estate market remained stable in September, with average prices of new commercial houses rising 0.53 percent from the previous month, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 12:58:39

China promotes peace, denounces hegemony at Xiangshan forum

The 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum officially opened on Monday with a congratulatory message from Chinese President Xi Jinping sent to the opening ceremony of the forum, expressing China's commitment to advancing cooperation through dialogue, promoting peace though cooperation and safeguarding development through peace.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 12:38:39

Hong Kong enters 20th week of unrest

Thousands of protesters took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday defying a police ban on the assembly and once again turning the city into a theater for violence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/20 22:13:41

HK NGO mulls nominating city's police for next year's Nobel Peace Prize

A Hong Kong-based non-governmental organization said it will initiate the process to apply for the nomination of the city's police force for next year's Nobel Peace Prize, saying that it aims to let the international community better understand the actual situation in Hong Kong and the public's support for the police force.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/20 21:12:49

Apple CEO made chairman at top school

Apple CEO Tim Cook took his new post as chairman of the advisory board of the Tsinghua University's business school amid substantial progress in China-US trade talks, which analysts believed shows China's openness and goodwill to US enterprises and entrepreneurs.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/20 20:23:39