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Experts say BRICS cooperation creates "real opportunity" for world sustainable development

Cooperation among the leading emerging economies of BRICS, an important multilateral mechanism, has created "a real opportunity to distribute the benefits of sustainable development to the world," according to global experts who closely followed the just-concluded summit of the group.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/17 8:16:30

China's resort island Hainan launches more air routes to connect the world

A new air route connecting the city of Busan, the Republic of Korea and Haikou, capital of China's southernmost province of Hainan, will begin running on November 27, Hainan's Meilan International Airport confirmed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/16 22:08:36

Waste sorting adopted in 237 cities across China

A total of 237 cities at the prefectural level or above in China have adopted waste sorting schemes as the country continues to embrace the green lifestyle, authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/16 22:01:32

China faces no conditions for continuous inflation, deflation: PBOC

China has no conditions for continuous inflation or deflation as the government's macro policies are taking effect, the country's central bank said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/16 21:09:27

PLA cleaning up rioters' mess an appropriate move

Dozens of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison soldiers, in their casual clothes, cleaned up the mess on the road left by rioters on Saturday, nearby the Hong Kong Baptist University. Such social work was applauded by local residents passing by, and analysts said the cleaning up activity is in line with related laws.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/16 18:59:45

Chinese PLA Navy uses civilian ship to supply warships

The naval wing of the People's Liberation Army conducted a drill using a civilian ship to supply warships, which is seen as a new approach to facilitate warship supplies in distant waters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/16 17:08:28

China launches first nuclear heating project

Haiyang in East China's Shandong Province has become the country's first city that is heated by a nuclear power plant, an environmentally friendly way.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/16 13:03:23

China's 5G phone shipments reach 485,000 in Q3: report

Shipments of 5G phones in China reached 485,000 units in the third quarter of this year, according to global market intelligence firm International Data Corporation (IDC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/16 9:49:21

Syrian president says US presence in Syria to generate resistance

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the US military presence in Syria would generate a resistance until its withdrawal from the country, state news agency SANA reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/16 9:02:32

Seeking Beijing's help is one option to end riots: ex-security official

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government needs to be more courageous in carrying out effective measures to end riots, said Hong Kong's former security minister.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 22:03:40

Greater Bay Area to get 600-km-per-hr train

China's top economic planner is pushing for the approval of plans on infrastructure connectivity, ecological protection, industry development and inter-city railways in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. Media reports said a 600-kilometer-per-hour maglev train service is a highlight of the region's infrastructure blueprint.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 21:38:40

CUHK president urges rioters to leave campus immediately

As rioters' days-long occupation of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has turned the campus into a "terrorist base," the university president issued an open letter on Friday demanding that all outsiders leave the campus immediately as the university is not a "battlefield" to make and use weapons.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 21:08:40

China to release pork reserves at appropriate time: official

China will release frozen pork reserves to the market at an appropriate time to meet public demand, the country's top economic planner said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 19:25:03

44 under coercive measures, 61 held accountable for deadly chemical plant blast in E China

Police in east China's Jiangsu Province said Friday they had taken criminal coercive measures against 44 people for their roles in a chemical plant explosion that killed 78 people in March.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 19:06:27

Xi's article on study of Marxist theories to be published

An article by President Xi Jinping on the study of Marxist theories will be published Saturday in the 22nd issue of the Qiushi Journal this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 19:03:48

Liaison office of China's central gov't in Hong Kong severely condemns rioters' attacks that caused death of civilian

A principal official with the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Friday conveyed deep condolences to an innocent civilian who died of critical injury after being hit by rioters and expressed severe condemnation against extreme radicals' insane attacks.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 17:52:01

Iran eyes tech cooperation with China amid US sanctions

Amid US sanctions, Iran is trying to boost its technology sector instead of oil, and looking for more cooperation with China, Iranian Vice President for Science and Technology Sourena Sattari told the Global Times in an exclusive interview in Beijing on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 13:43:40

Hong Kong warns against foreign legislature's interference

Foreign legislatures should not interfere in any way in the internal affairs of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), and the Hong Kong government will continue to implement the "one country, two systems" principle resolutely, the Hong Kong government said in response to a report on Hong Kong issued by the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 12:08:40