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Economy resilient amid trade war

China's economy has shown strong “resilience” and has been “performing within the controllable range” despite the China-US trade war, as companies hit by the tariff increases try different methods to weather the challenge, experts argued on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 22:53:41

State Council rolls out new policy to support pork production, ensure stable supply

The State Council, China's cabinet, rolled out a new policy on Tuesday to support the pork industry and ensure stable supply.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 22:33:41

BeiDou-powered monitoring system deployed in school bus for students' safety

School buses equipped with a monitoring system powered by the BeiDou Satellite Navigation system has hit the road in a Central China city to better protect the students' safety.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 21:56:37

Violent HK protests cause billions in damage

Violent protests in Hong Kong in the past three months have led to vandalism of public properties and disruption of transportation, which caused damage estimated at multibillion Hong Kong dollars.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 20:43:40

French professor praises China's de-radicalization measures in Xinjiang

Christian Mestre closely examined every site he visited in Xinjiang, listening carefully to the guide's explanations so that he could catch every piece of useful information about counter-terrorism measures. It was the first time that Mestre, a professor at the University of Strasbourg in France, visited Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. However, he was not in Xinjiang as a tourist, but to participate in the International Seminar on Counter-terrorism, De-radicalization and Human Rights Protection with experts from other countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 19:08:40

Xi meets representatives of outstanding units, individuals in education circles

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday met with representatives of outstanding units and individuals in education circles at the Great Hall of the People, extending Teachers' Day greetings to teachers and workers in education circles across the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/10 15:43:59

HK beverage firm faces boycott due to stance on police

A Hong Kong-based food and beverage enterprise, Hung Fook Tong, has been facing a boycott in the Chinese mainland since Monday. The company sparked widespread outrage from netizens over its statement claiming one of its employees' pro-police views were "inappropriate."
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 10:26:32

Xi stresses synergy, coordination, efficiency in advancing reform

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), presided over the 10th meeting of the central committee for deepening overall reform Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/10 9:40:44

Coach of Jiangsu female youth soccer team accused of molesting players

Police in Danyang, East China's Jiangsu Province, are investigating a coach of a local female youth soccer team who is suspected of molesting his players and charging excess fines.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 23:43:40

Mainland clients seeking IVF services in Taiwan probably to halve after suspension of individual trips

Taiwan's in vitro fertilization (IVF) industry, popular with some mainland patients seeking children, has been hit by suspension of visits for mainland individual trips to the island starting August 1.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 23:23:40

HK parents slam teachers for spreading police hatred in schools

Some Hong Kong parents and police groups filed a complaint against some teachers who were allegedly feeding their children with hatred toward the Hong Kong Police Force, and spreading stories about police brutality on Monday, vowing to take the incident seriously.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 22:58:40

CASS approves 'superstitious' postgraduate course on Book of Changes

The ancient Chinese classic Book of Changes, or I Ching, has been officially deemed a research direction for doctoral students at the nation's highest academic research organization in philosophy and social sciences this year, triggering debate among internet users over whether the course amounted to a real philosophy or mere feudal superstition.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 22:28:40

Girls misled to offer sex to HK protesters, urged to stay away from alcohol, marijuana

Hong Kong Executive Councilor Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun told the Global Times on Monday that she had "trusted" sources to prove that young girls have been misled into offering free sex to frontline protesters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 20:03:40

Chinese premier to visit Russia

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will pay an official visit to Russia from Sept. 16 to 18 at the invitation of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/9 16:45:59

US will never 'free' HK, only destabilize China: expert

As US politicians continue to fan the flames in Hong Kong, Sunday's mass rally, aimed at pushing the US into passing the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, showed how protesters broke the bottom line, observers noted.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 23:53:40

Global rating agency's politically biased decision 'harms itself'

Major global rating agencies are waging a rating "cold war" against emerging economies by letting their rating decisions be overshadowed by political bias to serve the interests of the developed world, Chinese analysts said on Sunday, warning that this could seriously taint their credibility.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 22:58:39

Further cuts to RRR expected

China is likely to launch more reserve requirement ratio (RRR) cuts this year following the one launched on Friday to lift the economy, which is under dual pressure from the trade war and domestic economic adjustments, experts say, but interest rate cuts are unlikely.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 22:53:39

Huawei to launch first HarmonyOS-equipped smartphone amid Android doubts

Huawei is set to debut the smartphone version of its self-developed operating system (OS) HarmonyOS on its flagship P40 smartphone, which is expected to be launched in March next year, the Chinese tech company told the Global Times on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 22:43:39