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US' brinksmanship over tariffs to rock markets; won't work with China: analysts

Stakes are high as skittish global investors watch closely whether or not US President Donald Trump will decide to stop a fresh batch of tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods planned for December 15 - a decision Chinese analysts say could impact ongoing trade talks for a phase one deal, as well as global financial markets and US consumers' wallets.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/12 0:42:34

Tripartite enforcement campaign demonstrates Hong Kong police capability amid social unrest

Police in South China's Guangdong Province and the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions finished a six-month campaign against cross border crime, apprehending 1,400 suspects and seizing 21 kilograms of drugs and 152 firearms. Experts said it shows the joint enforcement capability remains effective despite ongoing social unrest in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/12 0:08:39

HK police watchdog denies overseas expert panel quit

Hong Kong's Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) on Wednesday denied its international experts "quit" as some Western media reported, saying they had stepped aside after finishing an interim report.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 22:53:40

Report of Chinese ambassador threatening Faroese leader factually wrong: FM

China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday that a report claiming the country's Ambassador to Denmark threatened and tried to pressure the Faroese leader into cooperating with Huawei on 5G was factually wrong, noting that the days when China could not fight back in the face of smears and attacks were gone.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 20:33:10

Washington's latest bill targeting Chinese firms 'destined to' weigh on US economy: expert

The latest US defense-policy bill barring the use of state funds to buy Chinese buses and rail cars has triggered strong dissatisfaction among targeted Chinese companies. Some warned that such way of suppressing Chinese companies could lead to the loss of hundreds of jobs in the US, crippling US' competitiveness and inflicting massive harm on the US economy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 17:48:40

Xi's special envoy attends Argentine presidential inauguration

Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy Arken Imirbaki attended the inauguration ceremony of Argentine President Alberto Fernandez here on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/11 15:59:45

China-developed MA700 turboprop receives 285 intended orders from both home and abroad

The China-developed MA700 turboprop regional aircraft, which is expected to conduct its maiden flight next year, has received 285 intended orders from countries including Cambodia, South Africa and Pakistan, according to its developer.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 11:53:40

Visual China, IC photo suspended for rectification

Image providers the Visual China Group (VCG) and IC Photo suspended service following an instruction from the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/11 0:03:39

Asia's 2020 outlook depends on China, India

China, India and Japan together generate a considerable part of Asia's economic activity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 23:14:19

China's 18 years with WTO

Looking back at the 18 years since China's accession to the WTO in 2001, we can easily find evidence that the nation's integration into the WTO system has led to marked progress that in some aspects puts the economy in a position of global trade leadership.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 23:03:40

Japan's plan to block DJI drones unfounded: company

In response to a report that the Japan Coast Guard plans to remove Chinese drone maker DJI from its procurement list under the guise of information security, DJI said that it regrets any restriction based on unfounded information and will continue to engage in talks with relevant Japanese departments.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 19:28:41

Twitter sees more active voices from Chinese diplomacy

On November 2, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs opened its official Twitter account, following the efforts of Chinese embassies and diplomats around the world. The account, dubbed "spokesperson office," has more than 14,200 followers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 19:23:40

Chinese FM appreciates Kazakh president's 'fair and just' remarks on Xinjiang

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson appreciated Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev's fair and just remarks on Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, saying that the president's stance on Xinjiang demonstrated the high-level mutual trust of the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 17:23:40

HKSAR government, political parties to continue to cooperate: Lam

Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), said she will visit Beijing and meet with the country's top leaders on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/10 15:53:40

Fleeing HK rioters backfire on Taiwan

The move by some Hong Kong protesters who reportedly fled to Taiwan seeking "citizenship," jobs and residency in the island represented a laughable backfire on the Taiwan authority for its interference in Hong Kong and that it deserved it, Chinese analysts said Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 23:33:41

Mainland universities tighten admissions for Hong Kong candidates

Some mainland universities have tightened enrollment requirements for Hong Kong students for the next academic year amid the city's ongoing social unrest, with several demanding a review of applicants replacing previous test-free policies and stressing "one country, two systems."
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/9 22:23:40

Xi gives instructions on work related to veteran military officers

President Xi Jinping has stressed cherishing the glorious history and preserving political integrity while pooling positive energy for strengthening the country and revitalizing the armed forces in a set of instructions on the work related to veteran military officers.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/9 20:50:31

Xi holds phone talks with European Council President Michel

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President of the European Council Charles Michel held phone talks on Monday, agreeing that strengthening China-European Union relations and cooperation is in the common interests of both sides and the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/9 20:34:03