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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

Mainland sea bridge built with hope of linking Taiwan

A cross-sea bridge from East China's Fujian Province was completely connected on Wednesday after the last phase of concrete pouring, moving Chinese mainland infrastructure a step closer to linking with the island of Taiwan.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 21:33:40

Chinese researchers create safe gene-editing tech that avoids ethical concerns

Chinese researchers created a safe and efficient technology to edit RNA, which could largely avoid side effects and ethical concerns from previous gene-editing technologies.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 20:48:40

Cities improve risk prevention to protect left-behind children after 9-year-old's death

Chinese cities strengthened efforts to protect left-behind children after a 9-year-old girl in East China's Zhejiang Province was taken away from her home and murdered by a couple.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 20:28:41

90% say peony should be China's national flower: poll

Ninety percent of participants in an online poll said they agree that the peony should be China's national flower, organizers of the poll said Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 20:23:41

Chinese radar firm gives a glimpse on future AEW aircraft

Future airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft could become unmanned, interconnected and highly intelligent, and will no longer need the traditional mounted radome, giving their greater aerodynamic and stealth capabilities, said China's top radar firm. Chinese military observers said on Wednesday that China is likely developing such aircraft.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 19:23:40

Meat market supply in China to remain stable: official

Pork prices in China are not to come down in the coming months as supply is expected to be tight in the second half of the year. With the increase of domestic output of substitutes, and rising quantities of imported pork, overall supply of the meat market is guaranteed, an official said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/17 17:18:40

Chengdu police detain foreign man who beat taxi driver badly

A Serbian man who beat up a taxi driver in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, has been detained in accordance with the law, local police said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 23:14:04

China expected to send man to moon by 2035: observers

With the coming 50th anniversary of the moon landing, a Chinese aerospace expert speculated that China would be able to achieve its own manned lunar landing by around 2035, establishing a permanent lunar base rather than NASA's symbolic footprint of 1969.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 22:13:41

Aussie TV show about Xinjiang 'deplorable'

As the development of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region becomes obvious to the rest of the world, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation broadcast a show about the region on Monday that showed nothing but the producers' ignorance and cold-blooded attitude toward the happiness of people in the region and was totally deplorable, according to the Chinese Embassy and experts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 22:13:40

China's economy stable, with more momentum unleashed: Premier Li

China's economy has been maintaining stable growth with more momentum unleashed by market entities, and major indicators have beaten expectations, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday. He also called for positive financial and monetary policies while prioritizing employment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 21:56:52

US needs to get used to China sanctions: experts

The US should get used to China's sanctions on US companies involved in a possible arms sale to the island of Taiwan, and the US has no right to criticize the sanctions as it does this all the time, Chinese experts said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 21:28:43

New airport in Xinjiang to help boost economy, safeguard security

China's top economic planner on Monday approved a 760-million-yuan ($112 million) airport project in Hotan Prefecture, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, bringing the region a step closer to having 33 airports by 2025.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 20:43:40

Turkish cherries to take up bigger share in China as shipping time is shortened

Turkey is expected to boost cherry exports to China after the General Administration of Customs (GAC) adjusted the phytosanitary requirements on Turkish cherries on June 28.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 19:33:40

China masters fatigue-resistant tech for chopper

China recently mastered a new fatigue-resistant technology for helicopter rotors, which could greatly expand the helicopters' capability and service time, a development which military experts said on Tuesday could be of strategic value to China's domestic helicopter industry as the technology could be used on China's future heavy-lift transport helicopters and attack helicopters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/16 18:08:14

Another Canadian detained for alleged drug offense

Chinese police detained a Canadian student in East China's Shandong Province for involvement in a drug case, the Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 20:23:40

Xi's article on CPC political work to be published

An article by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on the political work of the Party will be published Tuesday in the 14th issue of the Qiushi Journal this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/15 23:37:43

Netizens hail China's first female tank operators as today's Mulan

Chinese net users hailed the first 10 women who hurdled the training as operators of the country's most advanced tank, calling them modern-day Mulans, a legendary heroine who disguised herself as a male warrior in place of her father.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 16:43:40