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China to take necessary measures to protect Chinese firms in India: FM

China will take necessary measures to protect the legal interests of Chinese firms operating in India, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday in response to a series of measures taken by India against China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/3 17:58:40

Appointing Luo signals central govt's liaison office in HK will have stronger influence: senior advisor

The appointment to the new national security agencies in Hong Kong signaled that the central government's liaison office in the city will have a stronger influence and that it is the central government's detailed, long-term plan, instead of a quick decision, a senior advisor to the central government on Hong Kong policies said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/3 17:53:38

Foreign judges not excluded from national security cases: HK's Chief Justice

Judges of foreign nationalities will not be excluded when Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam designates judges to oversee cases and appeals in relation to the national security law for Hong Kong, Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, Chief Justice of Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal, said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/3 15:08:40

Delayed shipments resolved at Indian ports: Foxconn

Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest contract manufacturer of consumer electronics, confirmed with the Global Times on Friday that the customs clearance procedures for its products delayed at Indian ports have been resolved and will not affect supplies to the Indian market.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/3 13:02:33

UPDATE: Guangdong Party veteran Zheng Yanxiong appointed as head of central govt's office for safeguarding national security in HK

Chinese top authority appoints Zheng Yanxiong, a Guangdong provincial Party committee standing committee member, to lead newly established central govt office for safeguarding national security in HK, under National Security Law.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/3 12:22:14

Indian app users, influencers baffled, hurt by ban of China's TikTok, WeChat

The Indian government's sudden decision to ban 59 apps from China, including the widely used TikTok and WeChat, has caught millions of users across India by surprise, depriving them of one of this year's most popular tools for recreation and education, and even incurring economic losses to those who make a living on the platforms.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/3 11:11:34

North Korea supports Chinese people, CPC against US aggression: Ambassador

North Korean Ambassador to China Ji Jae-ryong voiced full support and solidarity with the Chinese people and the Communist Party of China (CPC) and their resistance to US interference in China's internal matters, such as Hong Kong affairs, to safeguard the country's national sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/3 8:01:46

China 'prepared against military provocation from Australia'

Australia released two papers on Wednesday that define the country's future defense strategy and military development. According to the papers, Australia will invest heavily in the development and procurement of weapons and equipment, including aggressive, long-range items.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/2 23:58:40

National security law for HK bolsters anti-riot drive

In a move to clarify offenses that may breach the newly enacted national security law for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), a spokesperson with the HKSAR government said on Thursday that the slogan, “Liberate Hong Kong, Revolution of Our Time," has the implications of secessionism, alienating HKSAR from China, changing HKSAR's legal status or subverting the State power under the current circumstances.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/2 23:48:37

Media show 'old playbook' in covering illegal HK protests

An old playbook of opposition groups and black-clad rioters was staged again on the streets of Hong Kong on Thursday, where some Western and local media again showed their double standards in covering illegal protests in Hong Kong, which had been repeated since 2019's social turmoil.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/2 22:36:04

'Rubber check' for HK BNO passport holders to backfire

Hong Kong police seized a masked man who stabbed a police officer Wednesday amid the unauthorized rally on his way to his one-way flight to the UK. The violent rally was regarded as a provocation and "one last audacity" after the national security law for Hong Kong Special Autonomous Region (HKSAR) was enacted on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/2 22:09:00

China suspends imports from meat processors in Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Canada and the Netherlands over coronavirus concerns

China customs said on Thursday that several meat processors in Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Canada and the Netherlands have suspended exports to China since late June, a move which industry insiders said represents part of Beijing's strengthened measures on frozen imports as more cluster infection cases emerged in food processing factories overseas.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/2 21:33:51

Top health body revises organ donation rule

China's National Health Commission (NHC) has issued a draft for a revision to the Human Organ Transplantation Regulation to solicit public opinions, which includes rules on procurement, fair allocation of organs, legal age for donation and related charges as well as strengthened punishment on trafficking and illegal transplant.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/2 21:33:40

46 countries voice support to China over Xinjiang topics

The word "Xinjiang" was frequently heard at the ongoing 44th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as some Western countries and nongovernmental organizations never gave up their attempts to smear China's human rights by hyping the topic, while more countries have expressed their appreciation for China's stance in the region. Experts said that the majority's support showed justice resides in people's hearts and lies about Xinjiang will not fool all.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/2 21:23:40

China's helicopter carrier expands capability with drone

China's Type 075 amphibious assault ships, the largest warships second only to aircraft carriers, are receiving drone helicopters that can significantly expand their combat capability by providing strong situational awareness, reports suggest, after a full-scale model for an unknown type of drone helicopter was recently spotted on a Type 075 in Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/2 20:49:12

Suspected COVID-19 patient triggers closure of shopping mall in Beijing

A shopping mall in Beijing's Shijingshan district was closed for sanitation work on Thursday after a customer said she tested positive for COVID-19, triggering widespread fear among Beijing residents.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/2 18:49:35

Pompeo ignorant on four areas on HK issues: FM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo fabricates and disseminates rumors so frequently that it reveals his ignorance and prejudice against China, the spokesperson of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, highlighting four things that embody Pompeo's ignorance.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/2 18:44:45

Beijing should continue traffic restrictions despite epidemic easing: expert

Beijing should continue its restrictions on traffic going out of the city despite the easing epidemic situation in the capital experts said Thursday. The city has seen dropping numbers of newly confirmed cases for five consecutive days.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/2 17:18:41