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China approves more Russian animal feed imports

China has begun to approve imports of more Russian agricultural goods and experts said cooperation with Russia will strengthen Beijing's position in the trade war with the US. The General Administration of Customs (GAC) said on Thursday that it has allowed imports of soybean meal, rapeseed meal, sunflower meal and sugar beet pulp from Russia.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 22:58:40

Merkel's visit to boost bilateral cooperation

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to China is expected to boost bilateral cooperation, especially in terms of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), experts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 22:48:41

Rouhani: Iran to develop centrifuges for faster uranium enrichment from Sept. 6

Iran on Wednesday said it would take another step away from a 2015 nuclear deal by starting to develop centrifuges to speed up its uranium enrichment but it also gave European powers two more months to try to save the multilateral pact.
Source: CGTN | 2019/9/5 16:24:16

Hong Kong shares stable on Thursday morning following withdrawal of extradition bill

Hong Kong stocks edged up slightly on Thursday morning following the rollout of a four-action move by local authorities on Wednesday in an attempt to put an end to the city's unrest.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 10:54:06

Ministries order schools to review, enhance security after 8 students killed in brutal assault case

The Chinese education and public security ministries held an urgent teleconference and ordered all schools nationwide to enhance safety measures on Wednesday, two days after eight pupils died in an attack in Central China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 23:08:40

School software sparks privacy worries

Ostensibly for student safety, schools and parents have begun using AI facial recognition and positioning technology to monitor student behavior but in so doing have triggered widespread privacy concerns.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 21:58:41

Wong's Taiwan visit mocked

The visit of Joshua Wong Chi-fung, a Hong Kong activist and student leader of the Occupy Central Movement in 2014, to the island of Taiwan was mocked and blasted by net users, who called Wong a "political clown" and urged residents in Taiwan to see the nature of his secessionist activities.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 21:48:41

New mega airport on brink of opening in Beijing, will use cutting-edge technologies

Beijing Daxing International Airport, the massive new airport located in the southern part of the Chinese capital, is expected to obtain an operating license soon. It will use cutting-edge technologies such as facial recognition.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 21:48:40

Netizens mock double standard of HK Journalists Association

Netizens tut-tutted the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA)'s double standard when the latter jumped out to side with radical protesters, who were disguised as "reporters."
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 21:28:41

HK chief announces complete withdrawal of extradition bill as part of efforts to end unrest

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Wednesday announced that the regional government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that has been used by radicals as an excuse to start violent protests, in an apparent move to end months of unrest that has rocked the city.
Source: | 2019/9/4 18:26:59

China reveals hunter drone to catch small, low flying drones with nets

China has developed a drone capable of hunting small, low flying drones, China's state broadcaster has revealed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 17:43:03

Xi emphasizes "struggles" to achieve national rejuvenation

President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called on officials, particularly young officials, to maintain a fighting spirit and strengthen their ability to struggle, to strive for achieving the two centenary goals and the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/4 13:31:51

Hong Kong mob gets harsh warning

Chinese State Council's Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office on Tuesday issued harsh warning to radical protesters, saying some of the radical protesters have shown clear signs of color revolution and terrorism.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 23:38:40

US desperately building allies against Huawei: analysts

Huawei is confident in thriving in Europe - its major market outside China - in spite of US pressure, as the latest attempt of Washington in excluding the Chinese company from the 5G roll-out in Poland would end in vain, as the consensus has been formed in the telecom industry that the risks of Huawei are not perceived, industry insiders said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 23:08:40

FedEx probed for HK parcel as unrest continues

US delivery company FedEx allegedly handled a package that contained controlled knives that was bound for Hong Kong, once again violating Chinese law while it is still under former investigation for gun delivery in China and "misrouting" Huawei's parcels.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 22:33:41

HSBC should not play more underhand tricks against China after Huawei case: experts

HSBC, which was entangled in helping US arrest Huawei's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, is attaching importance to the growth of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area that offers ample financial services opportunities, but experts warned that if the UK-based bank hopes to further expand in the Chinese market, it should not play more underhanded tricks against China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 22:23:40

FM refutes Pompeo's groundless accusations

China firmly opposes repeated hyping and groundless accusations about the vocational education and training centers in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday, in response to recent Twitter comments on Xinjiang by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 22:08:40

Video shows largest J-20 formation

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force for the first time showcased seven J-20 stealth fighter jets, the largest J-20 formation ever publicly shown, on Tuesday, leading experts to say China's military is already operating a considerable number of J-20s, which could achieve regional aerial superiority and destroy the enemy's strategic facilities deep in hostile territory.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 21:21:54