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Xi Jinping to give important speech at National Day celebrations

Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a grand gathering to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on Oct. 1.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/29 13:52:16

Shenzhen is set to become a popular destination for Hong Kong youths under new guidelines

Shenzhen, a rising tech hub in South China, is set to attract more young entrepreneurs from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) under a new document released by China's central government that aims to build the city into a pilot demonstration area of socialism with Chinese characteristics, Hong Kong entrepreneurs who have started businesses in the city told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 12:53:03

Auto-glass maker Fuyao shares rally thanks to 'American Factory'

China's biggest auto-glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass has seen its shares jump in both the A-share market and Hong Kong stock market, following the popular documentary American Factory that aired recently.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 12:33:32

China to award commemorative medals to mark 70th anniversary of PRC founding

The Communist Party of China Central Committee, the State Council and the Central Military Commission will jointly issue medals in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC) as part of the celebration activities.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/29 10:47:54

PLA garrison in Hong Kong conducts 22nd routine rotation

The Hong Kong Garrison of the Chinese People's Liberation Army conducted the 22nd rotation of its members in the wee hours of Thursday since it began garrisoning Hong Kong in 1997.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/29 7:45:22

CNN retracts misleading headline about police enforcement amid Sunday HK protest

Despite Western media's self-claimed fairness and balance in their reporting, how they report the ongoing Hong Kong protests has proved otherwise.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 23:12:06

Lin signs with Beijing, shows nation's attractiveness

"Linsanity" will hit the Chinese mainland again after the Chinese-American NBA player Jeremy Lin signed with the Beijing Shougang Ducks in next season's Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), which experts said is an example of China's cultural attraction for overseas Chinese descendants.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 22:03:40

Second bishop ordained in China this week after provisional agreement with Vatican

China on Wednesday ordained its second bishop this week after the country signed a provisional agreement with the Vatican last year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 20:48:40

Oxygen issue may hit Cathay amid further queries over flight security

Embattled Cathay Pacific Airways faces a new trust crisis as the airline confirmed that a number of portable oxygen bottles stored onboard two planes were found to have been discharged, which triggered more concerns over the carrier's flight safety.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 20:03:40

China's corporate social credit system creates level playing field for businesses

A national corporate social credit system (SCS), which aims to be fully implemented as early as late 2020, can create a more transparent and level playing field for multinational and domestic companies as long as there is constructive dialogue, the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC) said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 19:58:40

Chinese drone giant DJI makes debut at Russian exhibition

Chinese drone manufacturer DJI is for the first time attending the Russian International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS) exhibition in Zhukovsky, near Moscow, with the aim of expanding sales in Russia and neighboring regions at a time when the US is attempting to suppress China's hi-tech sector.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 18:20:59

Beijing to allow foreign investment in entertainment facilities amid trade war

Beijing aims to encourage foreign investment in entertainment facilities, underscoring China's determination to pursue comprehensive and high-level opening-up amid the ongoing China-US trade war, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 15:34:48

Chinese aviation and space development commands attention in Russia

The China Pavilion opened on Tuesday at the 2019 Russian International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS) in Zhukovsky, near Moscow, as the event attracted attention from local visitors with some of the most popular exhibits from China. The China Pavilion features weapons, aircraft, and equipment from nearly 20 companies.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 1:36:59

Will Shenzhen rival HK as finance hub?

The integration of the financial markets in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, with those of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), under a master plan recently issued by the central government, will cement the latter's role as an international financial hub while also spurring innovation of the former's financial markets, local industry players said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 21:58:40

China urges G7 to stop meddling in HK affairs

China expressed strong dissatisfaction and resolute opposition on Tuesday to a statement from the Group of Seven (G7) summit about Hong Kong, and urged G7 members to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 21:13:40

Shanghai uses artificial intelligence system to streamline justice

Shanghai has adopted an artificial intelligence (AI)-supported system to handle criminal cases and facilitate judicial hearings, which is dubbed as a 24-hour judge's assistant.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 21:05:00

ITTF makes rectification after wrongly listing HK as country without China-related suffix

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has told the Global Times that they have rectified the team name of Hong Kong to Hong Kong China, after many Chinese internet users slammed international sports organizations for listing Hong Kong and Macao as countries on August 21.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 20:24:22

883 protesters arrested as Hong Kong police face escalating violence

Two young protesters were arrested on Monday bringing the tototal number of arrests to 883, Hong Kong police said at a press conference Tuesday as street violence continued to escalate.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/27 18:48:41