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Journalists from 24 countries visit Xinjiang

A group of journalists from 24 countries visited northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region from July 14 to 22 at the invitation of China's State Council Information Office.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/23 16:58:48

Chinese entrepreneur cancels lunch with Warren Buffett, denies illegal fundraising and laundering

Chinese blockchain entrepreneur Sun Yuchen, who canceled a charity lunch with US financier Warren Buffett on Tuesday morning, denied media reports that he was embroiled in illegal fundraising and money laundering.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/23 14:18:50

China's STAR stocks slide after resounding opening day

The China's newly established high-tech board, the Science and Technology Innovation Board (STAR market) cooled down during the morning session of the second trading day, as most STAR stocks gradually corrected after a surge in market values on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/23 12:42:20

China urges US not to politicize religion, interfere in internal affairs

China urged the United States to stop politicizing religious issues and interfering in other countries' internal affairs, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/23 11:02:14

PLA teams prepare for International Army Games

Teams from the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are preparing for the upcoming International Army Games (IAG) scheduled to start on August 3 across 10 countries, which this year will include a joint team from the PLA's Naval Aviation and Air Force for the first time.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 22:53:40

British music exams halted in provinces amid tension

Graded music exams held by the UK's Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music have been cancelled during July and August in South China's Guangdong Province amid rising tensions between China and the UK.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 22:23:41

Actor Leung in stereotype controversy over Marvel film character

Hong Kong actor Tony Leung encountered controversy on social media for playing the character Mandarin that some deem as a character insulting to Chinese.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 22:23:40

China overtakes US on global business ranking

For the first time since the debut of the Fortune Global 500 in 1990, a country other than the US is at the top of the ranks of global large businesses.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 20:43:40

China's Chang'e chief wishes India's Chandrayaan-2 landing on the moon a success

China's lunar exploration program chief Wu Weiren Monday wished India's landing on the moon “a success despite previous delays,” after the South Asian country's successful launch of a rocket carrying its latest generation of lunar probe Chandrayaan-2.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 20:41:08

China, UAE set sights on broader cooperation

China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed multiple agreements on Monday to enhance bilateral cooperation in sectors ranging from energy to financing under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 20:38:40

China-US tension to ease temporarily

Ongoing trade tension between China and the US is likely to ease in the near future, but some volatility in the bilateral relationship may remain, and Beijing's resistance to external pressure has far exceeded US expectations, Chinese experts said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 20:23:41

Pocari Sweat parent company urges Hong Kong protesters not to break law

The parent company of sports drink Pocari Sweat called on Hong Kong protesters to cease radical behavior that might hurt the company's business prospects, a representative from the company told the Global Times on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 19:39:23

China to release white paper on national defense in new era

China is set to release on Wednesday its first white paper on national defense since the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, which is expected to be an important way for the outside world to get to know if China's national defense policy has changed and what the Chinese military's responsibility and duty are after the military reform.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 19:18:40

Not difficult to send Chinese onto the moon: lunar probe chief designer

Chinese scientists are conducting scientific feasibility studies on sending the country's astronauts to the moon, China's lunar probe program chief designer Wu Weiren told the Global Times on Monday, amid worldwide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first human landing on the moon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 18:28:40

Hua Chunying's appointment as director-general of FM's information department hailed by public

Chinese netizens on Monday hailed the appointment of Hua Chunying as head of the Foreign Ministry's information department, with many praising the longtime ministry spokesperson's manners, past humorous responses and forceful tone during routine press conferences.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 17:58:40

China to issue white paper on national defense

China will issue a white paper on national defense on Wednesday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/22 14:30:07

Simon Yam attack is not just celebrity gossip news

China's state media is calling for improved public security and mental health care after Hong Kong actor Simon Yam Tat-wah was stabbed by a mentally ill man during a promotional event on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 0:48:39

Trade talks, forums drive up govt spending

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) spent 12.93 million yuan ($1.88 million) or 25 percent more than budgeted on overseas trips, vehicles and receptions, a result of more frequent overseas trips for trade talks and economy-boosting forums.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/21 22:48:40