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China-Belgium cooperation faces new opportunities, says vice president

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan met Monday with Princess Astrid of Belgium, who is leading an economy and trade delegation to visit China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 1:04:15

TCM grads struggle after removal from world medical list

Graduates from China's eight universities specializing in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) are worried that their diplomas have not been recognized any more after their alma maters were removed from the World Directory of Medical Schools.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 23:23:40

Alibaba's Jack Ma drives digital economy enthusiasm in Africa

Alibaba's billionaire co-founder Jack Ma Yun had a busy day over the weekend in Africa – attending a digital economy summit in Nigeria, participating in an entrepreneurs' dialogue in Togo and being a judge for an African business heroes show in Ghana.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 22:53:40

Hong Kong police correct campus standoff rumors

The Hong Kong police on Monday clarified rumors that it raided the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) on Sunday night and Monday morning, saying it only conducted arrests and dispersion operations after the rioters lingered on the campus despite police's warning and kept challenging police.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 20:58:39

HSBC's move to close accounts severs funding source of terror acts: Chinese netizens

Chinese netizens have said that HSBC's move to close accounts that fund the ongoing Hong Kong riots is a means of cutting off funding channels for terror acts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 20:53:40

Huawei requests removal from US Entity List

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has said a third 3-month reprieve by the US on Monday won't have substantial impact on its business. The Chinese technology company called for its removal from the US' Entity List to end to its "unjust treatment."
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 20:53:40

China, US try to build political trust amid tension

Chinese and US political leaders are trying to build mutual trust between the two sides, as what has been described as the most consequential relationship in the world reaches a critical point marked by growing distrust and tensions over economic and security issues.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 18:33:39

China's 2nd aircraft carrier to conduct testing and training in South China Sea

China's second aircraft carrier successfully sailed through the Taiwan Straits on Sunday and headed toward a designated area in the South China Sea for testing and training, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy announced on Monday, with experts saying the long voyage from Northeast China could be the last step in the trials phase of the warship which is expected to enter naval service soon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 15:31:58

Chinese military could deploy blockchain management

The Chinese military could adopt blockchain technology to manage personnel data, boost training and mission performances, and provide soldiers with earned tokens that could be used to collect rewards, a move that experts said could give more immediate incentives to military personnel compared to previous reward systems.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 14:18:39

China's civil aviation industry posts robust growth in first 10 months

China's civil aviation sector reported steady expansion as well as continuous high safety standards in the first 10 months of the year, official data showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 14:18:23

China plans to complete space station construction around 2022: expert

China plans to complete space station construction around 2022: expert
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 11:29:47

China, US defense ministers to meet

China-US military relations have served as an important stabilizer for the overall relations between the two countries since the start of the trade war despite the US' frequent provocations in the Taiwan Straits and South China Sea, and Chinese experts look forward to more exchanges and cooperation as the Chinese Defense Minister is expected to meet US Defense Secretary soon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 20:15:50

Student bodies slammed for protest support

Chinese students in the UK urged campuses not to serve political ends after student unions including those at the University of Cambridge, University of Oxford and Durham University posted details of events in support of Hong Kong rioters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 0:43:39

Central govt sends strongest signal over ending violence in HK

A daily prime-time news program in China that delivers the most important political signals to the public on Saturday spent one third of its time broadcasting four separate pieces that are related to President Xi Jinping's remarks on the current situation in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 23:48:40

Reversing economic downtrend significant to Hong Kong's future: experts

While seemingly endless violence and vandalism in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) are dominating headlines around the world and posing tough challenges for the city, another potentially deeper problem is emerging: economic recession.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 20:28:40

Tougher actions urged after police officer shot by arrow

A police officer from the Force Media Liaison Cadre (FMLC) of Hong Kong Police Force was hit by an arrow on Sunday during a dispersal work, as calls for frontline police officers to be allowed to use tougher law enforcement measures amid malicious, potentially lethal mob attacks have been reinforced.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 19:23:39

Huawei issues long statement, defending safety of its networks

In a rare move to defend its corporate prestige amid a relentless US government attack, Huawei Technologies publicized a position paper on Sunday, stating Huawei-made telecom gear is safe, without serious cyber security breaches in the past years.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 15:58:39

Hong Kong school classes to remain suspended Monday

Education Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Sunday announced to extend school class suspension to Monday over safety concerns.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/17 14:09:23