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Tough job ahead for China's employment market despite stable overall situation: report

China has made solid progress in increasing and stabilizing employment in recent years, while pressure still exists with an imbalanced regional employment situation, discrimination in the job market and challenges from new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), a recent report showed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/25 15:53:27

Families call for solidarity, harmony in Hong Kong

Cheng Kwan Chi, a Hong Kong student ready to pursue an art degree, produced a canvas painting during her summer vacation to support Hong Kong police and express her hope for harmony for the Oriental Pearl.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/25 0:10:21

PLA Hong Kong garrison not 'strawmen'; Central govt could interfere: official

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Garrison in Hong Kong is not a "strawman," but could step in to contain the violent unrest in the Chinese city when necessary to protect the country's "one country, two systems" principle in Hong Kong, a senior official at China's top legislature said on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/24 21:39:06

HK chief executive urges protesters to 'sit down and talk' amid ongoing protests

Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Saturday called for a halt to violence and urged protesters to "sit down and talk" to find a way out of the standstill that violent protests have brought to the city's social order for the last two months.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/24 20:38:44

China firmly opposes US tariff hikes on Chinese imports

China is firmly opposed to the US announcement that it will further raise tariffs on about 550 billion US dollars of Chinese imports, said a spokesperson of Ministry of Commerce Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/24 19:10:27

Using tariffs for political reasons by Trump could be dangerous for whole world

Trade deals and the reform of WTO are better than trade wars. Trade wars will lead to recession, while trade deals will boost economy, said Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, on Saturday. He called for putting a stop to trade wars.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/24 18:44:22

Hong Kong catering industry badly hit by violent protests

The ongoing protests in Hong Kong have taken their toll on the city's catering industry, a local survey showed, and people in this sector said they have already felt the chill.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/24 14:36:49

UK Hong Kong consulate employee released after detention, rights protected: police

British Consulate General employee Simon Cheng was released on Saturday upon completing his term of detention, Shenzhen's Luohu police said Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/24 11:34:32

Xi urges Chinese air force to enhance capability to win

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the Chinese air force to enhance its capability to win and greet the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China with great achievements.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 19:34:34

Huawei defies US ban again, launches new AI chip

Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Friday again showed its defiance in the face of what is widely believed to be a politically motivated crackdown by the US government, as it released what it claims to be the world's most powerful artificial intelligence (AI) chip and laid out its ambitious roadmap in the critical sector.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/23 15:44:33

FM slams US, Canada for Meng's arbitrary detention

China's Foreign Ministry on Friday denounced the US and Canada for "arbitrarily" detaining Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou out of political motives, and urged other countries to prevent themselves from falling into the US trap.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/23 22:23:40

Wolf Warrior star sues hospital for unauthorized use of photo in ads

Wolf Warrior actor Wu Jing sued a hospital for the unauthorized use of his picture for prostate treatment commercials, saying it smeared his reputation and left a bad impression on readers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/23 21:18:40

Evidence shows HK riot 'color revolution'

As protests continue and the violence escalates in Hong Kong, all evidence points to a color revolution jointly plotted by anti-government and external forces, and local press needs to reform as it has played the role of accomplice amid social unrest, one of the most outspoken pro-establishment legislators in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/23 16:33:40

Using China as excuse for US leaving INF Treaty unacceptable: envoy

A Chinese envoy said Thursday that it is unacceptable to use China as an excuse for the United States to leave the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, which ended on Aug. 2 after the United States formally withdrew from it.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/23 8:28:48

HK lawmakers call for legislation banning masks during protests

Hong Kong lawmakers and experts called for legislation banning masks at protests due to escalating violence over the last two months, a move they believed would curb rampant illegal actions by extreme protesters and protect the public security of the city.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 23:08:42

HK chaos leaves mainland economy unscathed, inbound investment stable

Violent unrest in Hong Kong that has seriously jeopardized the city's economic prospects has not shown any sign of spilling over to the Chinese mainland, which remains an attractive destination for overseas investment, despite suspected ill intentions by some in Hong Kong and beyond to undercut growth on the mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 22:21:58

Revised drug law nears approval

The revised draft of China's Drug Administration Law, which calls for tighter management over online drug sales, entered its third reading on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 21:43:40

Premier Li calls for enhancing cooperation with ROK, Japan

China attaches great importance to cooperation with the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Japan and is ready to make joint efforts to pursue a higher level of trilateral cooperation with its two neighbors, Premier Li Keqiang said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/22 21:26:05