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Chinese firms ask about agricultural prices from US, including soybeans, pork: MOFCOM

China welcomed the goodwill from the US side, and Chi-nese companies have started to inquire about prices of agricultural products, including soybeans and pork, from the US, Gao Feng, spokesperson of the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/12 16:50:31

China to build warship for Thailand

China and Thailand have signed a deal that will see a Chinese shipbuilding company build a Type 071E landing platform dock (LPD) warship for the Thai navy, a move which shows deepened arms trade cooperation between the two countries, a Chinese military expert said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/12 0:48:39

More Hong Kong students study in mainland for prospects

More and more Hong Kong students have decided to study at mainland universities mainly for opportunities, with some of them saying mainland universities could provide a more suitable and peaceful environment for them to focus on studies and a more diverse cultural and educational experience.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/12 0:18:39

Personal data sold online

A Chinese e-commerce platform stopped sales of facial data of about 2,000 people, including those from foreign databases, after media reports revealed the sales. Legal experts called for a speedy roll-out of a law for the fast-growing artificial intelligence (AI) industry.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 23:13:41

Cathay Pacific Group sees decline in passengers and cargo

Embattled Cathay Pacific Group saw a decline both in passengers and cargo traffic in August amid the background of the Hong Kong riots, and the group said it will cut capacity for the upcoming winter season.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 22:38:41

Soymeal from Argentina can help ensure livestock feed supply: experts

In an effort to increase the import channels for farm products amid uncertainties in the trade war with the US and ensure livestock feed security, China has allowed imports of soymeal from Argentina for the first time.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 22:38:40

Apple unveils iPhone 11, showing growing awareness of competition from Huawei: analysts

Apple unveiled its new iPhone 11 on Tuesday in California, featuring an A13 Bionic chipset which Apple selectively compared to Huawei's Kirin 980 in performance at the launch event, and analysts said the comparison reflects the US tech giant's awareness of a growing existential crisis.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 21:33:59

FM spokesperson quotes Mao poem to slam US lawmakers for slandering China over HK affairs

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying quoted one of the most classic poems of the late Chinese leader Mao Zedong at Wednesday's routine press briefing, slamming some US lawmakers for slandering China over Hong Kong affairs and mocking them for being ridiculous and overconfident.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 20:23:20

Premier Li meets Macao's new chief executive

Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday handed Ho Iat Seng a State Council decree to appoint him as the fifth-term chief executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region when meeting with Ho in the central leadership compound of Zhongnanhai in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/11 19:26:23

'Fake' Leonardo da Vinci paintings to exhibit at Chinese art institute

Controversial facsimiles of Leonardo da Vinci paintings are to be exhibited at a top Chinese art institute, drawing ire as fakes according to some internet users and international art critics.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 18:48:40

China's Taiwan office urges DPP to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs

Ma Xiaoguang, spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, urges Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to "stop meddling" in Hong Kong affairs, stop shielding radical protesters and damaging cross-strait relations.
Source: CGTN | 2019/9/11 18:27:33

Top DPRK leader again guides test-firing of "multiple rocket launcher": KCNA

Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), again guided a test-firing of "super-large multiple rocket launcher" Tuesday, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/11 17:38:41

Senior citizens put on their dancing shoes

Twenty-eight grandmas with an average age of 56 have formed a ballet troupe at a cultural center in Jinshui district, Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province. It is the only troupe in the province exclusively for senior citizens.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 16:12:42

Shanghai Disneyland forbids watermelons and fermented tofu, but netizens say they are not getting the point

Some netizens suggested that Shanghai Disneyland had evaded the crucial point of the handbag-inspection controversy, after it rolled out new regulations on Wednesday forbidding visitors from carrying certain types of food into the amusement park.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 12:15:14

"US needs Huawei more than Huawei needs US": Huawei executive

"America needs Huawei more than Huawei needs America," a senior executive of China's telecoms company Huawei said here on Tuesday, adding that Washington's ban on its products "will hurt America in a very substantial way."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/11 11:24:32

127 of the world's top 500 firms have wrong listing of Taiwan, HK and Macao: research

Among the world's top 500 companies in 2018, 80 percent of them that mark the geography of China's Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan on their official sites or their apps' China maps, have wrong or inappropriate referencing of the three regions, a report of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) showed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 1:02:58

Girl misled to offer sex to rioters: ex-official

"Fame, sex and peer recognition seem to have become more powerful 'incentives' on the 'battlefield' during the months-long protests in Hong Kong." Hong Kong Executive Councilor Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun reiterated on Tuesday that she had "trusted" sources to confirm that a 14-year-old student was misled into offering free sex to frontline warriors.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 23:43:40

Huawei developing its own tech solutions to offset sanctions

Huawei has been coming up with more new products and services supported by its own self-developed technologies lately amid the groundless and arbitrary US crackdown, which shows that the Chinese tech giant does not expect Washington to lift its sanctions, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 22:58:41