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5.6-magnitude quake hits Tibet: CENC

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake jolted Cona County in the city of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region at 5:22 p.m. Friday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/19 18:10:50

FM refutes Pence, Pompeo's criticism of China's religious policies

China firmly opposes the US' slandering of China's religious policies and interference in China's domestic affairs, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/19 17:32:24

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang to leave post

China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang announced at Thursday's routine press conference that he will no longer hold the position as spokesperson and director-general of the ministry's information department.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 22:37:13

No information-sharing mechanism on social credit between HK, mainland: official

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Chinese mainland have not shared information between each other concerning the social credit system and developing the system in the HKSAR would be in line with the Basic Law, said a senior official from China's top economic planner.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 22:34:08

China's war on drugs gets intensified

China's narcotics control chief called for increased efforts to crack down on drug-related crimes, while stressing that this year's anti-drug work is tasked to create harmonious and stable social environment for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 21:43:40

China slams Trump's meeting with so-called Chinese religious figures

The US arrangement to have some so-called Chinese religious figures meet with President Donald Trump is an act of interference with China's internal affairs and China expresses strong dissatisfaction and resolute opposition to this, Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 21:38:40

Tesla cuts price for imported Model 3 to boost sales in China market

Tesla's latest price cut for its Model 3 cars further reduces the gap between its imported Model 3s and those to be made in China, which one expert said is meant to boost sales of the imported version while paving the way for further price cuts on cars made in China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 20:33:40

Chinese premier congratulates von der Leyen on winning election as new European Commission president

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday congratulated Ursula von der Leyen on being elected as the new president of the European Commission.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/18 20:15:03

EU fines US chipmaker Qualcomm 242 mln euros for predatory pricing

The European Commission on Thursday fined US chipmaker Qualcomm 242 million euros for engaging in predatory pricing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/18 20:14:10

Huawei says it has signed over 50 5G contracts, 28 from Europe

Huawei board member and senior vice president Catherine Chen said here on Thursday that the Chinese technology giant has signed over 50 5G commercial contracts across the world, of which 28 are from Europe.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/18 20:12:58

Guangzhou improves visa services as S.Koreans, Japanese, Americans top expat list

About 83,400 foreigners live in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, with South Koreans, Japanese and Americans topping the list, official data showed on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 20:03:41

AI-aided fake porn sparks concerns of high-tech abuse

The fast development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology has opened an underground market for pornography with the face of female celebrities, which has intensified concerns over privacy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 19:23:41

Huawei's 5G chipsets finished all network tests

China's official platform to promote 5G research - IMT-2020 5G promotion group, an organization affiliated with the country's top industry regulator has finished all network tests on Huawei's 5G Balong 5000 chipset, according to the IMT-2020 (5G) summit held in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 14:16:50

AI to power China's first private-funded high-speed rail in Zhejiang Province

China's first private-funded railway, which connects Hangzhou, Shaoxing and Taizhou in Zhejiang Province, will be the country's first railway systemically powered by artificial intelligence (AI), domestic news site thepaper.cn reported on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/18 14:10:08

New tariffs will create obstacles for China-US trade consultations, says spokesperson

China has always advocated resolving economic and trade issues with the United States through dialogue and consultations and has always been sincere in such consultations, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said here Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/17 22:57:22

Sudan's military council, opposition alliance ink political deal

Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition Freedom and Change Alliance on Wednesday signed with initial letters on the Political Declaration, which institutes for the transitional period structures.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/17 22:56:16

Agents sentenced to jail for recruiting illegal teachers for kindergartens

Officials urged tough regulation of foreign teachers at Chinese schools after three Chinese agents were each sentenced to 1-2 years' imprisonment for helping recruit foreign kindergarten teachers without teaching qualifications or work visas.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 22:26:50

Visa relaxed to attract foreign talent

China will expand preferential immigration and entry policies to attract more foreign talent to more free trade zones across the country starting August 1.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 21:38:40