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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

Xi urges an end to violence in Hong Kong

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday night urged an end to violence and chaos in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), which he said is the most pressing task for the city, in his latest remarks that have been seen as a strong support for tougher actions against violent criminals.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 1:33:21

Xi meets Ramaphosa to advance China-South Africa ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday, expressing China's readiness to work with South Africa to maintain and develop the bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 8:14:24

Xi urges BRICS countries to champion multilateralism

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday called on the BRICS countries to undertake their due obligations in championing and practicing multilateralism.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 2:00:37

China to oppose external forces interfering in HK affairs: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping said the most pressing task for Hong Kong is to end violence and chaos and restore order, after the city was engulfed again by four days of violence which paralyzed public traffic, vandalized infrastructures and frightened ordinary people and lead universities to suspend classes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 1:03:40

Two patients treated; no plague outbreak

Beijing Health Commission Thursday said one of the two patients infected with the pneumonic plague and being treated in Beijing is in stable condition while the other is in a critical condition.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 23:53:40

Fake news targeting HK police risk split society further

As the situation in Hong Kong continues to escalate after 23 weeks of violence, fake news and rumors smearing the police have threatened to split the society as well as the relationship between the city and the mainland, Chinese experts noted, calling for legal measures to punish rumormongers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 23:38:40

BRICS show common interests among major emerging market economies: expert

Chinese President Xi Jinping met leaders of other BRICS countries at the BRICS Summit 2019 in Brasilia and called for a partnership in the new industrial revolution, with experts saying on Thursday that BRICS members share broad common interests and face common challenges despite some differences.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 21:07:52

China's 2nd aircraft carrier holds likely 9th sea trial, could feature fighter jets: report

China's second aircraft carrier, the first to be domestically built, appears to have left the Dalian Shipyard on Thursday for its ninth sea trial, where it might receive fighter jets before its official commissioning, reports said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 22:58:40

China lifts ban on US poultry imports

China on Thursday lifted a ban on US poultry imports that has been in place since 2015, amid the continuation of trade talks, paving the way for hundreds of millions of dollars worth of potential US meat exports to China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 20:34:18

Phase one deal with US should include tariff rollback: Ministry

Removing tariffs is an important condition for reaching a phase one deal in the trade talks, and China and the US are currently engaged in "a deep discussion" on the issue, Gao Feng, spokesperson for the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 17:41:24

Religious leaders urge Hong Kong people to say no to violence

Religious leaders have jointly called on residents to say no to violence and help bring peace to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) as soon as possible.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 14:38:34

Xi calls for China-Russia ties to maintain sound momentum of development at high level

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Russian President Vladimir Putin here on Wednesday, calling for maintaining a positive and sound momentum of the development of China-Russia relations at a high level.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/14 14:31:08

China reports healthy economy in Jan-Oct, led by consumption and services

Led by a rise in consumption and services, China has reported a stable and steady economic performance in October, with its employment target reached ahead of schedule despite mounting downward pressure from domestic structural reforms and a sluggish global economy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 13:18:40

Greeks say Xi's visit further invigorates China-Greece ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to Greece has opened up more promising prospects for the two countries' friendship and win-win cooperation, said Greek officials and observers.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/14 13:11:54

China's fixed-asset investment up 5.2 pct in first 10 months

China's fixed-asset investment grew 5.2 percent year on year in the first 10 months, the National Bureau of Statistics said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/14 10:59:44

Man in critical condition after being hit by HK rioters

An outsourced senior worker of the Hong Kong Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, suspected of being hit in the head by hard objects hurled by masked rioters on Wednesday, sustained serious injuries and is in critical condition, according to the Hong Kong government.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 13:08:40