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China, Jamaica pledge to enhance cooperation

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang held talks Friday with Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness, and the two sides agreed to promote bilateral cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/9 7:21:26

More violence feared after HK student's death

The “mourning” for the death of the Hong Kong student who fell from a building finally evolved into old tricks as blocking roads, vandalizing the MTR and campus violence, triggering concerns that escalating violence will sabotage the fairness of the city's upcoming elections, Hong Kong-based observers noted.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/8 23:28:42

Trump weighs in on Bloomberg's likely presidential run; analysts split on his prospect

US President Donald Trump on Friday weighed in on billionaire Michael Bloomberg's likely presidential run, as political analysts are split on the former New York City mayor's prospect.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/9 9:24:29

Foreign diplomats learn about Chinese path via CPC plenum

Source: Global Times | 2019/11/9 0:08:20

Mainland students flee Hong Kong, fear radical campus riots

Chinese mainland students studying at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) found a black curtain of terror hung over them on Friday amid the death of one of their schoolmates, with many who called Friday "evacuation day" leaving school out of safety concerns following escalating violence by black-clad mobs on campus.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/8 23:33:40

Sincerity of US charm offensive in Indo-Pacific questioned

It is still unclear if Trump's invitation to ASEAN leaders for a special summit will work. Nonetheless, abandoning the Kurds in the Middle East has undoubtedly tarred US reputation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/8 22:23:40

China sets rare earth production quota for whole year, assures no overproduction

China stressed on Friday that rare earths and tungsten are products whose output is strictly controlled by the state, of which no unit or individual may produce without or beyond planned production levels, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said in a notice on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/8 21:18:40

Liaison office of Chinese central gov't in HKSAR condemns knife attack against district council election candidate

The principal official of the Liaison Office of the Chinese Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Friday severely condemned the knife attack against a candidate of the upcoming district council elections.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/8 20:33:18

China to conduct 7th population census in 2020

China plans to conduct its seventh national population census in 2020, the State Council announced Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/8 19:32:36

Ex-Japanese assemblyman sentenced to life for smuggling drugs in China

A former Japanese assemblyman from Aichi was sentenced to life in prison on Friday by a court in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province for drug smuggling.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/8 19:13:40

HK police deny chasing student who fell to his death from car park

Hong Kong police again dismissed rumors that they chased a student before he fell to his death, appealing to the public to remain calm after some radicals called on netizens to stage a protest over the weekend to “mourn the student.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/8 18:33:40

Xi's trip to Greece, Brazil to advance bilateral ties, BRICS cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to Greece and Brazil is expected to intensify China's relations with the two countries and enhance BRICS cooperation, officials said here Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/8 17:27:58

Erdogan criticizes EU for its attitude towards Turkey

Visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized here on Thursday the European Union (EU) for its attitude towards Turkey, which he termed as "far from constructive," during a joint press conference with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/8 14:43:18

Standing Committee of 13th National Committee of CPPCC closes ninth meeting

The Standing Committee of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) concluded its ninth meeting in Beijing on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/8 10:59:08

UNGA adopts resolution urging end to US embargo on Cuba

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Thursday adopted a resolution calling for an end to the US embargo on Cuba, marking the 28th time it has passed such resolutions.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/8 7:45:00

China-Greece relationship could be example for rest of Europe: experts

Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to pay a state visit to Greece and will also visit Brazil for the annual BRICS summit, with Chinese experts saying that the fast-developing relationship between Beijing and Athens could be an example to the rest of Europe that shows the actual benefits of friendly ties with China and joining the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 22:08:40

Linking fentanyl fight with trade war 'disrespects lives'

Handing heavy sentences to fentanyl peddlers and manufacturers signals a benign cooperation between China and the US on a crackdown on such crimes. But linking it to the trade deal disrespects lives, an official said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/8 0:33:39

Chinese fans eye greater China-Italy soccer ties after Xi gets Italian team jersey

Chinese Net users and analysts looked forward to greater soccer cooperation between China and Italy after Chinese President Xi Jinping received an Italian national team number jersey from Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/8 0:18:39