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Chinese-aided satellite TV project helps connect African villages to the world

Hehrt curiously watches workers install a satellite TV at the hospital in which he works. He rushes to the TV and changes channels after it's been installed, and becomes very excited when there is a kung fu movie. “And it's in English!” he says. “I used to watch Jackie Chan's ...

Revival of rare species reflects China's biodiversity conservation

China has made great strides in protecting the environment and maintaining biodiversity in the past decades. Cases of population restoration of species such as giant pandas, Asian elephants, and snow leopards are familiar to people around the world. However, there are still many stories of rare wildlife species that ...

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  • Confucius' wisdom is still cherished after two millennia with the efforts from his hometown to promote this philosophy

    After two millennia, Confucianism, a philosophy that is considered to have helped form China's society, still shines its light today by influencing and inspiring people all around the world with its advocacy for education, harmony and other excellent qualities of humanity.

    By Shan Jie, Lin Mengyue and Pang Yue in Jining | 2021/10/17 19:48:39
  • Scholars, government officials call for joint response and abandoning double standards in fighting against global terrorism

    Nearly 100 scholars, officials, and reporters from more than 15 countries attended an international seminar themed "Counter-terrorism, De-radicalization and Human Rights Protection" in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province on Wednesday.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/10/14 21:08:40
  • Endangered dolphins fully protected alongside world's longest sea-crossing bridge

    China's wisdom in minimizing environmental harm when building the world's longest sea crossing bridge, which runs across water that is the primary habitat for Chinese white dolphins, has served as a science-oriented inspiration for averting risks to marine life.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2021/10/13 23:14:49
  • Veteran July 1 Medal recipient braves danger, sees to community safety for three decades

    The Global Times reporters visited Kulikai village of Yining county, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in late July and were regaled with stories of the village's Party chief on how the village has had no single violent terror attack in more than 30 years.

    By Liu Xin, Fan Linzhi and Yang Ruoyu | 2021/10/13 20:08:42
  • Chinese physique continues to improve as governmental, social and marketing efforts grow

    The 14th National Games held in Northwest China's Shaanxi, the first major comprehensive sports event in China since the outbreak of the pandemic, closed its doors on September 27 with an achieved goal of "zero infections," something that the Tokyo Olympics failed to fulfill.

    By Wang Qi, Fan Anqi and Cui Fandi | 2021/10/11 15:53:39
  • Xinjiang opens cotton-picking season with mass use of machinery

    The annual cotton picking season started in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in late September, with the increasing use of machineries. Some places have realized total mechanization in cotton harvest.

    By Shan Jie | 2021/10/10 17:58:39
  • Exclusive: Act with strength or US won't back off: Ex-Alstom executive on China's victory in Meng Wanzhou's case

    Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei, recently signed a deferred prosecution agreement with the US and returned to China after being detained in Canada for over 1,000 days. Meng's story reminds many of a similar incident that occurred years ago when the US used its long-armed jurisdiction powers to strike down a senior executive from the French energy and transport company Alstom. Former Alstom executive Frederic Pierucci, who told this story in his book titled Le Piège Américain (The American Trap), talked with the Global Times (GT) reporter Chen Qingqing in the latest interview, sharing his thought on the Meng incident and its significance, especially concerning counteracting the US' use of its legal system to wage an economic war.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2021/10/7 17:43:39
  • China's last road-connected plateau county in Xizang thrives with improved connectivity, patriotism pride

    Medog is China's last county to be connected by roads. Before 2013, to enter the mysterious town deep in the Yarlung Zangbo valley in Southwest China's Xizang Autonomous Region, one had to cross over mountains and walk for four days. Thanks to a package of policies that support the development of border regions, Medog has seen a boost in development in the past years and created its own way in poverty reduction.

    By Shan Jie, Fan Wei and Li Jieyi in Medog | 2021/9/28 20:24:15
  • Improvement of China-India border outpost proves PLA's logistics capability, boosting soldiers' morale

    Zhanniangshe border post, known as the "post in cloud," is built on a steep cliff, 4,655 meters above sea level, and was very difficult to access, even for military logistics support. It is located in the southern foot of the Himalayas, in Yadong county, Southwest China's Xizang Autonomous Region.

    By Shan Jie, Fan Wei and Li Jieyi in Yadong | 2021/9/27 21:11:50
  • 'Sacrifice in fighting terrorism has paid back'; Xinjiang grows confident despite West smears

    This is a place that you will visit many more times once you have been to it once." These are the innermost feelings of many who have come to Xinjiang and the reason they usually give is akin to longing - missing the splendid landscape, the cultures that intertwine different civilizations and the kindness of local residents from all ethnic groups.

    By Liu Xin, Fan Lingzhi and Yang Ruoyu | 2021/9/26 18:23:40
  • CPC's vision of modernizing and transforming China a feat that developing countries aspire to achieve: Solomon Islands FM

    China and the Solomon Islands officially established diplomatic relations in September 2019, ushering in a new chapter in bilateral relations. During the past two years, the two countries have witnessed strengthened ties and cooperation on all fronts. What have been the highlights in bilateral relations during the past two years? How will the bilateral relations proceed? What's the opinion of the Solomon Islands on the virus origins tracing? Global Times reporter Xie Wenting (GT) interviewed the Solomon Islands' Foreign Minister Jeremiah Manele (Manele) on these topics.

    By Xie Wenting | 2021/9/23 18:50:38
  • Speculations rise that DPP's 'online army' may have targeted Taiwan entertainers to create cross-Straits antagonism

    The latest farce in which entertainers from the island of Taiwan, represented by Janine Chang Chun-ning (Chang), have been labeled as secessionists has exposed potential political maneuvers of Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority who deliberately seeks to provoke, smear certain Taiwan entertainers as separatists, and create cross-Straits antagonism using online mercenary tactics.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/9/22 20:32:36
  • Plateau-stationed border troops celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival, remembering duty

    On a traditional Chinese festival of family reunion, many soldiers and officers at the border frontline could not reunite with their families. They used their own unique ways to mark the special day by remembering their duty to safeguard the country.

    By Shan Jie, Li Jieyi, and Fan Wei in Gamba | 2021/9/21 18:03:39
  • China's strong social safety net key to preserving national resilience amid pandemic

    As the COVID-19 epidemic outbreak swept over China in 2020, the family of Fu Ping'an, a household of three in Southwest China's Sichuan Province, was facing a much more severe challenge than others during the nationwide home-quarantine period.

    By Cao Siqi, Zhang Han and Wan Lin | 2021/9/16 20:01:11
  • Beltway media, think tanks act as 'white-glove' for US to attack, suppress countries: expert

    The response to Taliban's rapid takeover of Afghanistan has exposed the militant attitude of some elite US media beneath the impartiality and neutrality they claim, as the public found many mainstream media outlets in the US blasting Biden's troop withdrawal, regardless of the fact by polls that most Americans support the decision.

    By Huang Lanlan | 2021/9/15 20:23:39
  • Chinese envoy in UN urges investigation into US' human rights abuse in Afghanistan

    The Chinese envoy to the UN Office at Geneva called for an investigation into alleged crimes including torture and killing of civilians committed in Afghanistan by military personnel from the US and its allies in a speech at the 48th session of the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday, and asked the US to reflect on its mistakes and address serious human rights abuses.

    By Global Times | 2021/9/14 20:51:21
  • Nothing wrong with China helping Afghanistan under BRI: Taliban spokesperson

    The newly announced interim government has already performed its duty in Afghanistan. So far no country has ventured to recognize the Taliban-led government. But the world is closely watching the interim government and the latest situation in Afghanistan. In the light of the announcement of the interim government, Global Times reporters Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi (GT) interviewed Taliban spokesperson Suhail Shaheen (Shaheen) on anti-terrorism, ETIM (“East Turkistan Islamic Movement”), new government, China's role in Afghanistan's reconstruction among other topics of people's interests.

    By Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi | 2021/9/14 20:19:20
  • UNICEF calls on intl donors not to abandon Afghan women, children at critical time

    After the irresponsible and hasty withdrawal of the US and its allies, Afghanistan, dogged by two decades of turmoil and conflict, still faces a number of serious humanitarian challenges. As epidemics, drought, famine, and economic sanctions ravage the country at a critical time in Afghanistan's post-war reconstruction, several aid organizations are ramping up their efforts and calling on all parties to work together to improve the situation of women, children, and other vulnerable groups in Afghanistan.

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/9/13 20:03:39
  • Ample room for China-Turkey cooperation in Afghan reconstruction: Turkish envoy

    Turkey is one of the important regional powers to play an important role in the Afghan issue. Given its ties with the country in the past, the stance of Turkey on the Taliban and the new government is worthy of attention. Global Times reporters Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi (GT) interviewed Turkish Ambassador to China, Abdulkadir Emin Onen (Onen), on the Afghan issue as well as the upcoming refugee problems.

    By Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi | 2021/9/13 19:13:39
  • US intelligence agencies' dirty undertakings in broad daylight leave global destruction and chaos

    The world has once again witnessed the ineptitude of US intelligence agencies, as the sudden collapse of the Ghani government in Afghanistan and the hasty withdrawal of American troops has added to a long list of "major failures" by US intelligence.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/9/8 20:27:44
  • Exclusive: How Xinjiang regained peace & stability – Police sacrifice, officials' devotion, residents' yearning for happy lives

    The officer shared with the Global Times his stories of leading the operations to crack down on terrorism and extremism in Hotan, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, which shed some light on the reasons why no violent attacks have occurred in the region again in recent years.

    By Liu Xin, Fan Lingzhi and Yang Ruoyu in Xinjiang | 2021/9/7 22:34:41
  • High-tech elements showcased at 2021 China International Fair for Trade in Services

    Advanced technologies related to the current hottest topics, such as virus prevention, carbon emission reduction, and the winter Olympics are now on display at the ongoing 2021 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS).

    By Li Qiaoyi and Shan Jie | 2021/9/5 19:17:25
  • Remains of 109 Chinese People's Volunteers soldiers return from South Korea to China

    They left as young men and returned as deceased heroes - after seven decades, 109 soldiers who were killed in the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-53) returned to China on Thursday.

    By Global Times | 2021/9/2 19:43:40
  • China's common prosperity in numbers

    This infographic focuses on figures and indexes that underscore China's common prosperity roadmap. China's central authorities in June issued a guideline on building East China's Zhejiang Province into a demonstration zone for achieving common prosperity. The story was published on September 1.

    By Global Times | 2021/9/1 21:13:18
  • China's path to common prosperity: Zhejiang foretells nation's 2nd centenary goal

    On July 1, China declared that it has reached its first centenary development goal - building a moderately prosperous society, or xiaokang, in all respects and is marching in confident strides toward the second centennial goal of building the nation into a great modern socialist country. To decipher what that means in the context of where China is now and where it's heading, the Global Times is publishing a series of multimedia products about the achievements under the xiaokang goal in various aspects. This article focuses on what common prosperity is - an integral part of China's second centenary goal - and how China plans to achieve it. An infographic page under the same theme will be published soon.

    By Xie Jun | 2021/8/31 18:43:40
  • American veterans feel guilty as evacuation deadline arrives: Taliban trained in US' fight against them

    The looming withdrawal deadline further complicates the recent rollercoaster of feelings among US veterans who served in occupying Afghanistan. Their long-awaited "end time" is at hand, but as the Taliban quickly seized their opportunity in all directions, when the US troops are departing in an ignominy they could never have imagined.

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/8/31 2:27:01
  • Repeated parliamentary scuffle shows grafted democracy from West fails to solve India's problems: expert

    India's version of the "Watergate scandal" and a series of political storms and farces in the parliament have revealed India's parliamentary democracy is in crisis, international analyst have said, after Indian opposition leaders from 15 parties heightened protests against the central government over the Monsoon Session from July 19 to August 11 with an increase in chaos, scuffle, and adjournments.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/8/30 19:31:16
  • Exclusive: Chinese leader of WHO-China joint expert team says 2nd-stage probe should focus on earlier suspected cases around the world

    an exclusive interview with the Global Times(GT), Liang Wannian, team leader of the Chinese side of the WHO-China joint expert team, reiterated that the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) had never contacted, stored, or studied any novel coronavirus before December 30, 2019.

    By Cao Siqi and Chen Qingqing | 2021/8/29 20:23:39
  • Coronavirus modifications, undisclosed virus incidents details, close contact with Fort Detrick: Six doubts surround US' UNC labs

    The COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control situation remains grim across the world. As the virus continues rapidly mutating and the new variants spread much more readily, many countries have witnessed COVID-19 cases rebound. At this critical moment, the international community should unite together to fight the pandemic. However, the US government continues to engage in political manipulation and hype rumors including the so-called ?Wuhan laboratory leak theory,? casting a heavy cloud over possible international cooperation against the pandemic.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/8/25 22:11:45
  • Revealing four-step US misinformation campaign against China on virus origins tracing

    Conspiracy theories around the virus origins issue against China were resurrected in the US after former US president Donald Trump stepped down, as the Biden administration followed his predecessor's strategy to drill on virus the "lab leak theory" to set an agenda, to politicize the epidemic, and to stigmatize China. The distorted assessments and presumed conclusions about the coronavirus disease origin have been used as a tool to sling mud at China.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/8/25 20:13:40
  • US-led campaign targets Wuhan Institute of Virology with 'vague, misleading, mysterious' rumors

    The groundless claims by Western politicians and media surrounding the Wuhan Institute of Virology have frequently been disproved by scientists from across the world. In a recent critical review published in the peer-reviewed journal Cell on August 18, 21 renowned international experts once again presented evidence that the scenario of SARS-CoV-2 having been first passed from an animal to a human is much more probable than the disease originating from the Wuhan lab.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/8/24 20:23:59
  • Conveying the real China: international researchers share objective stories about China with foreign audiences

    It's not always easy for overseas audiences to have access to true and comprehensive information on China, as some mainstream Western media cover China with lies and bias, and have dominated the global dissemination of news. Dongsheng – literally “eastern voices” – is a weekly news digest project created by a group of international researchers who are interested in Chinese politics and society, and try to improve this information imbalance dilemma.

    By Huang Lanlan | 2021/8/24 18:18:13
  • Poverty eradication miracle in numbers

    On July 1, China declared that it has reached its first centennial development goal – building a moderately prosperous society, or xiaokang, in all respects and is marching in confident strides toward the second centennial goal of building the nation into a great modern socialist country. To decipher what that means in the context of where China is now and where it's heading, the Global Times is publishing a series of multimedia products about the achievements under the xiaokang goal in various aspects. This infographic focuses on figures and indexes that underscore China's poverty-eradication miracle. The story has been published on August 20.

    By Global Times | 2021/8/23 19:46:33
  • Before and after photos show Tibet's development miracle in past 70 years

    In seven decades, Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has been able to transform from a society under feudal serfdom to socialism, from poverty and backwardness to civility and progress.

    By Global Times - Xinhua | 2021/8/22 18:18:39
  • How China achieves, sustains victory in fight against extreme poverty, toward common prosperity under CPC

    On July 1, China declared that it has reached its first centenary development goal - building a moderately prosperous society, or xiaokang, in all respects and is marching in confident strides toward the second centennial goal of building the nation into a great modern socialist country. To decipher what that means in the context of where China is now and where it's heading, the Global Times is publishing a series of multimedia products about the achievements under the xiaokang goal in various aspects. This piece focuses on how the Communist Party of China [CPC] led the entire Chinese nation to a victory in the battle against extreme poverty, how it strives to sustain such a hard-fought achievement, and where it's headed next.

    By Wang Cong and Shen Weiduo | 2021/8/19 20:26:52
  • With records of 'lab-created coronaviruses' incidents, supervision loopholes, and audacious germ researchers, what really happened in US' UNC and Fort Detrick labs?

    Some biological laboratories in the US, including the infamous Fort Detrick lab, and a lab at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, led by well-known US coronavirus disease expert Ralph Baric, have become the focus of public suspicion in the search for the origins of COVID-19, with many observers pointing to their poor safety record and unwillingness of researchers to speak publicly.

    By Huang Lanlan and Zhang Hui | 2021/8/18 20:23:10
  • US' complete collapse in 20-year Afghan war, a page of humiliation and proof of US failure in stretching arms to control, change others

    After fighting the "longest war" in its history, the US is now witnessing a complete failure in Afghanistan, a country also known as "the Graveyard of Empires," which analysts have said is a "page of shame" that the US has written for itself.

    By Xie Wenting and Shan Jie | 2021/8/16 21:33:39
  • Conspiracy theory or reasonable skepticism? Why we should demand an investigation into US labs for origins of COVID-19

    While more than 25 million Chinese netizens have signed to appeal for an investigation to the Fort Detrick biological laboratory in the US, some American media outlets have stood up to make charges that doubts to Fort Detrick on the origins of the COVID-19 are "conspiracy theories."

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/8/15 19:48:39
  • CPC's reform and opening-up policies overcome major hurdles and change China, the world

    When Chen Jianli arrived in the newly established special economic zone (SEZ) in Shenzhen, then a small fishing village, in 1983 to make a better living, there was much uneasiness and even fear.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/8/12 17:20:12
  • Questions mounting over US' early infection data in Florida and 2019 EVALI patients, hinting at possible cases before Wuhan

    Florida, a new COVID-19 epicenter in the US where the seven-day average cases rose to a record of more than 19,000 in August, is causing public concern due to its serious epidemic situation and the lack of transparency about its early cases - especially in the case of 171 early patients' data that was deleted and concealed.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/8/11 18:01:02
  • Reckoning of developed nations' luxury emissions - As extreme weathers hit many parts of the world, some attempt to dump blame on China

    Torrential rain in Central China's Henan Province, typhoon In-fa on the East China Sea, deadly floods in Europe, heatwaves in North America, and severe sandstorms in Mongolia... The world has witnessed plenty of instances of extreme weather in 2021. Mother Nature has warned human kind time and again, in her own ways, that man and nature coexist in the same ecosystem, and that mankind must respect and protect nature, and follow its laws.

    By Zheng Guichu | 2021/8/10 19:22:29
  • With records of 'lab-created coronaviruses' incidents, supervision loopholes and audacious germ researchers, what really happened in US' UNC labs?

    Alongside the infamous Fort Detrick lab, a biological laboratory at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, led by well-known US coronavirus expert Ralph Baric, has become the focus of public suspicion in the search for the origins of COVID-19, with many observers pointing to its poor safety record and unwillingness of researchers to speak publicly.

    By Huang Lanlan | 2021/8/9 0:07:09
  • Marxism resurges among young Chinese after CPC's centenary proves a success

    “How a Western ideology like Marxism can take roots and grow in an Eastern country and make the second largest economy even more prosperous than the Western country where it originated? There must be scientific and magical answers,” This is how 18-year-old Wang Yijin interprets her ambitions in studying Marxism. Wang made national headlines in July for grabbing an offer of Marxism studies at China's prestigious Peking University (PKU) after giving up an offer of full scholarship from Hong Kong University.

    By Hu Yuwei and Huang Lanlan | 2021/8/8 23:40:58
  • China celebrates national fitness day under passionate Olympic fervor

    With the passionate atmosphere of the Tokyo Olympics and the upcoming Winter Olympics to be held in Beijing, China celebrated its 13th national fitness day on Sunday, a tradition to call on citizens to engage in fitness activities as part of the country's campaign to promote health.

    By Global Times | 2021/8/8 17:31:37
  • CPC's vision, Chinese ingenuity underpin manufacturing prowess as foundation of China's growth and stability

    Under the CPC's leadership and its robust policymaking and enforcement, and a solid foundation which incorporates world-leading technology, companies and the ingenuity of the Chinese society, China's manufacturing sector is well positioned to reach greater heights, analysts and industry insiders predict.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/8/5 20:13:40
  • State-of-the-art dams, cascade reservoirs turn floods from beast into resource

    Since the beginning of the height of the rainy season in July, frequent flooding across China has continued to tug at the heartstrings of all Chinese people. In the face of severe flooding caused by record-breaking heavy rainfall in northern China, especially flash floods in Henan Province, major water conservancy projects along the Yangtze River in the south also put in place measures for flood control, and dam operators have been constantly on alert for possible sudden flood hazards.

    By Lin Xiaoyi in Yichang | 2021/8/4 22:13:55
  • China's first large hydropower project on Yangtze River Gezhouba Dam celebrates 40th anniversary

    The Gezhouba Dam, the first large-scale water control project on the main artery of the Yangtze River, celebrated its 40th anniversary of its commissioning for power generation on Friday, with the production of nearly 600 billion kilowatt-hours of clean electricity.

    By Lin Xiaoyi in Yichang | 2021/8/1 16:07:30
  • Living in China's technological miracle

    Editor's Note: On July 1, China declared it had reached its first centenary development goal – building a moderately prosperous society, or xiaokang, in all respects and is marching confidently toward the second centenary goal of building China into a great modern socialist nation. To decipher what that means in the context of where China is now and where it's heading, the Global Times is publishing a series of multimedia productions about achievements under the xiaokang goal in various aspects. This piece focuses on technological miracles that have changed people's lives.

    By Global Times | 2021/7/29 20:23:39
  • Exclusive: China's great cooperation with WHO on virus origins tracing self-evident: WHO expert

    China has taken the lead and done a great job in cooperating with the World Health Organization(WHO) in tracing the origins of the SARS-CoV-2, and it is unfair and unjust if the international community continues to only focus on China over the issue while hyping the "lab leakage" conspiracy without evidence, said Lei Ruipeng, an expert at the School of Philosophy and Center for Bioethics at the Wuhan-based Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and member of the WHO Ethics and COVID-19 Working Group, in an exclusive interview with the Global Times.

    By Leng Shumei | 2021/7/28 20:31:19
  • Uygur girl from Xinjiang town damaged by terrorist attack talks her views about vocational education and training centers

    For a long time, hyping the so-called Xinjiang issue has been an important route for many Western-based anti-China forces to attack China. Under the guise of "protecting human rights," they turned a blind eye to the achievements in development in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, while fabricating wild rumors like "forced labor" and "genocide." What, however, does the real Xinjiang look like through the eyes of the local people? What happened after a ruthless attack perpetrated by separatist and terrorist groups on their hometown, and how did local people find the courage to carry on? What is the truth about vocational education and training centers and the fabricated situation conjured and hyped by the West media? We find all the answers in this article penned by a Uygur girl from Xinjiang for the Global Times.

    By Ranyila Abulikenmu | 2021/7/27 21:26:57
  • US caught in a double epidemic and infodemic dilemma: Outrageous disinformation leads to proliferation of public cognitive dissonance and anti-intellectual behavior

    As the United States continues to be overshadowed by the COVID-19 epidemic, powerful entities in the US, such as mainstream news outlets, government agencies, and celebrities, also appear to be infected with an incurable "information virus," causing disinformation about COVID-19 to spread faster than the coronavirus itself.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/7/22 19:51:42
  • Chinese unite to support rescue and evacuation efforts after parts of Henan are hit with flash floods

    The heaviest rainfall on record ravaged Central China's Henan Province, one of the most populous provinces with a population of 99 million people. Zhengzhou, the provincial capital, was one of the hardest-hit areas, literally turning into a sea of floods in just 24 hours.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/7/21 23:03:40
  • Western anti-China propaganda and infiltration campaign expands to children and teenagers: observers

    Mon Quotidien, a French youth journal mainly targeting teenagers aged between 10 and 13 years old, caused wide anger among the Chinese community in France for an article it recently published, which attacks China and Chinese people with clumsy lies and insulting rhetoric.

    By Huang Lanlan and Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/7/20 23:50:25
  • Hongkongers should be taught about their Chinese identity at an early age: Hong Kong education secretary

    It has been a little more than one year since the enactment of the national security law for Hong Kong. This year also marks the centennial of the founding in July 1, 1921 of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Hong Kong society celebrated both occasions. Given the past turbulences in Hong Kong, how will people in Hong Kong be educated to enhance their sense of national identity? Are worries that the academic establishments in Hong Kong will be less diverse warranted? Global Times (GT) reporters Wang Wenwen and Zhao Juncheng talked to Hong Kong's Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung Yun-hung (Yeung) over these issues.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/7/20 19:31:59
  • International students try to discover China, understand CPC in the 'red cradle' of Chinese revolution

    Yan'an, the cradle of Chinese revolution in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, has become one of the most popular “red tourism” destinations in China for people who are interested in the history of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Yan'an is famous for being the place where the CPC established its main base after the Long March, when Red Army soldiers left their bases and marched forward to break the siege of the Kuomintang forces from 1934 to 1936.

    By Yu Xi in Yan'an | 2021/7/19 21:39:00
  • Unveiling Liberty Times, DPP's secessionist mouthpiece and bellwether

    "The Liaoning (aircraft carrier) lost power and was towed back to port." "People's Liberation Army on the India-China border cannot hold anymore." These are the typical sensational headlines created by Taiwan secessionist news outlet the Liberty Times.

    By Fan Lingzhi and Wang Qi | 2021/7/18 20:08:39
  • Exclusive: Newly appointed Hong Kong second-in-command on ensuring only patriots will prevail through election reform

    John Lee Ka-chiu was appointed as chief secretary for administration on June 25, which is the No.2 position after the chief executive of the HKSAR government. On July 6, Lee was also appointed as the chairman of the Candidate Eligibility Review Committee for local elections.

    By Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi | 2021/7/15 21:09:48
  • Mega national project drives China's once poorest corners to promising future

    In late June, Baihetan Hydropower Station, one of China's most important mega-projects, began operations joining the country's power grid, contributing to the country's productivity and prosperity. Set deep in the Daliang Mountains in Southwest China, it surely benefits the local mountain residents more than it does to the rest of country.

    By Lin Xiaoyi in Xichang | 2021/7/14 21:03:40
  • Separatist groups in HK pursue anti-China political conspiracy in the guise of religion

    Several Hong Kong lawmakers recently asked the local government to investigate and ban the illegal cult Falun Gong, which is increasingly suspected of being part of the city's latest terrorist incidences in July, including the heinous lone wolf-style attack of a police officer, and a series of attempted bomb attacks.

    By Huang Lanlan and Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/7/13 23:58:34
  • More reforms to be done as HK has severe problems in education sector: Ip

    A year after the national security law for Hong Kong took effect and as the city undertook electoral reform, social stability has been restored in the special administrative region and black-clad protests are a thing of the past. The city, as one of the world's major financial hubs, has also seen positive changes by breaking an unproductive political infighting cycle and fixing loopholes in local governance, which can no longer be abused for purposes of engaging in subversive activities.

    By Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi | 2021/7/13 21:06:53
  • High time for CPC to dispel misunderstanding and engage in open interaction with HK residents: Cheung

    A year after the national security law for Hong Kong took effect and as the city undertook electoral reform, social stability has been restored in the special administrative region and black-clad protests are a thing of the past. The city, as one of the world's major financial hubs, has also seen positive changes by breaking an unproductive political infighting cycle and fixing loopholes in local governance, which can no longer be abused for purposes of engaging in subversive activities.

    By Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi | 2021/7/13 20:54:00
  • US cannot break China-Russia strategic partnership as it's based on national interests: Alexander Lukin

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the China-Russia Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation Treaty. How will the trilateral relations among China, Russia, and the US develop and shape the world? Global Times reporters Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi interviewed Professor Alexander Lukin.

    By Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi | 2021/7/12 19:43:40
  • Chinese-built modern railway in Kenya celebrates 1,500 days of safe operation

    The Chinese-built standard-gauge railway (SGR) linking Kenya's port city Mombasa to its capital Nairobi witnessed 1,500 days of safe operation on Friday, a milestone marking the achievements of joint development between China and African countries via the Belt and Road Initiative.

    By Xinhua - Global Times | 2021/7/11 18:23:40
  • Chen Yannian & Chen Qiaonian: Revolutionary brothers representing early, educated contemporaries in CPC's founding

    At the verdant Longhua Revolutionary Martyrs' Cemetery in downtown Shanghai, some 10- and 20-somethings stand in front of the tomb of revolutionary martyr Chen Yannian. Gently and quietly, they place flowers and bow low in honor of the young hero who sacrificed his life for China and its people in the 1920s.

    By Huang Lanlan in Shanghai | 2021/7/7 19:20:48
  • Pakistan-China relationship is a factor for stability in the region and beyond: Pakistani Ambassador

    On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Global Times reporters Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi interviewed Pakistani Ambassador to China, Moin ul Haque (Haque), on the CPC, bilateral relations, vaccines as well as the pandemic that is still haunting the world.

    By Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi | 2021/7/5 19:58:40
  • Tian'anmen Square opens to the public after grand ceremony, attracting young visitors

    After the remarkable centennial ceremony of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing on Thursday, Tian'anmen Square opened to the public with the distinguished decorations themed around the CPC ceremony, attracting countless tourists over the weekend, including many young people, who visited to make a record of the special time.

    By Global Times | 2021/7/4 19:13:39
  • A letter from Prime Minister of Pakistan: Pakistan and China, iron brothers and strategic partners – today and forever

    This is a historic moment for the peoples of Pakistan and China. Our two countries are celebrating the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, and China is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. On this landmark occasion, I congratulate the governments and peoples of the two countries.

    By Imran Khan | 2021/6/30 20:53:40
  • CPC centenary exhibition inspires younger generation at the birthplace of 'New Culture Movement'

    The debut of an exhibition, held at the former Peking University's Red Building and depicting stories of how the way was paved for the establishment of the Communist Party of China (CPC), attracted on Tuesday 1,000 visitors who came to appreciate the significant hub of thought that was part of the early history of the Party.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2021/6/29 20:23:12
  • People from various sectors in HK see changes for the better brought about by the National Security Law

    With the National Security Law (NSL) for Hong Kong having been enacted in the Hong Kong Special Administration Region (HKSAR) for a year, many ordinary Hong Kong residents have considered the law to be a "silver bullet" or a guardian that enables them to return to their peaceful daily life and provides them with the freedom to freely share patriotic sentiments.

    By Zhao Juecheng and Hu Yuwei | 2021/6/28 20:13:39
  • New railway line in Tibet marks China's railway progress under CPC leadership

    Ahead of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC), breakthroughs and achievements were debuted and exhibited to mark the journey of the Chinese railway progress under the leadership of the CPC.

    By Global Times - Agencies | 2021/6/27 19:08:47
  • Through a day at Confucius' birthplace: Wisdom, spirit that is believed to have formed Chinese civilization still sensed at every corner

    Confucius' hometown Jining may be less well-known than big cities like Beijing and Shanghai, but it however enjoys the status of a distinguished cradle of Chinese civilization. Through people's quotidian life in the city, Confucius' wisdom and spirit can permeate through every aspect, big or small. It is also an epitome of modern Chinese society, where Confucianism is widely recognized to have defined the spirit of Chinese culture.

    By Shanjie in Jining | 2021/6/24 20:18:39
  • Descendant of Edgar Snow laments over US media distortion of history, demolishing bridge of China communication

    Descendants of the foreigners who had forged a close bond with China since years before the founding of the People's Republic of China like Edgar Snow recently visited Northwest China's Yan'an. Yan'an served as the base of the Communist Party of China (CPC)-led revolution during the 1930s to the1940s before it established the PRC in 1949. Their return is for the purpose of discovering the CPC's recipe for success and find ways for the "Snows in the new era" to share unprejudiced stories about China in the modern days.

    By Hu Yuwei and Guo Yuandan | 2021/6/23 22:37:51
  • Forced and child labor, human trafficking – what else is the US brandishing against others that reflect its own ills?

    The US-led Western countries' hyping of Xinjiang-related topics at the 47th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, which was held in Geneva on Monday, was no surprise to the international community, which has long since been bored with their groundless "genocide" or "forced labor" clichés defaming China and its Xinjiang region, observers found.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/6/22 21:16:51
  • World sees opportunities from China's unifying role, as CPC proves socialism efficacy despite US enmity: Cuban Ambassador

    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC). As an important socialist country, how does Cuba evaluate the performance of the CPC? What references does Cuba find valuable to borrow from the CPC in building a prosperous socialist country? Global Times reporters Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi (GT) interviewed Cuban Ambassador to China?Carlos Miguel Pereira (Pereira) on those topics.

    By Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi | 2021/6/21 20:03:58
  • Cartel of killers: UK, US and Canada jointly whip up global Xinjiang hysteria, but what about their joint history of systemic genocide, violence and enthnic cleansing?

    As the 47th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council is scheduled to be held in Geneva on Monday, the Global Times learned that Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and some other Western countries have worked to misuse the UN platform to bring topics on China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and hyped untenable "genocide" allegations against China.

    By Xie Wenting, Lin Xiaoyi and Lu Yameng | 2021/6/20 23:39:35
  • The goal for its people, mission to mankind key to CPC's success: Lao envoy

    This year marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Laos. And China is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC). As China's socialist neighbor, what is the key to the CPC's success in the eyes of Laos? How does the nation evaluate the China-Laos relations over the past 60 years? And how will the bilateral ties be further developed? Global Times reporter Yao Lijuan (GT) interviewed Lao Ambassador to China, Khamphao Ernthavanh (Ernthavanh), on a range of issues including CPC's100th anniversary, bilateral relations, and much more.

    By Yao Lijuan | 2021/6/17 22:58:51
  • SCO secretary-general on bloc's bigger role in regional security, prosperity, and coordination 20 years on

    Twenty years ago, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) was established by the side of the Huangpu River of Shanghai in June 2001. Over the past two decades, SCO has played an important role in Eurasian and international affairs. Up to now, SCO has had eight member states, four observer states, and six dialogue partners.

    By Guo Yuandan and Zhao Yusha | 2021/6/16 23:33:40
  • CPC's centenary marked around China in various innovative ways

    Recently, in a Shanghai suburb, two red buses become the most popular stars, with residents taking selfies in front of them.

    By Global Times | 2021/6/15 20:05:57
  • Chinese vloggers, netizens actively respond to online hostility, present a real and diverse China

    An increasing number of ordinary Chinese people have begun sharing their lives and thoughts on overseas social media platforms in recent years. They either upload self-shot videos and photos onto YouTube or Instagram, or communicate with foreign netizens on Twitter or Facebook, actively showing the world a real, vivid, and diverse China in various aspects from culture and arts to current affairs including on the topic of COVID-19.

    By Huang Lanlan and Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/6/10 0:05:03
  • Education olive branch from China used as tool of political smear campaign by Hungarian opposition politicians

    Antagonistic forces are seldom lone actors in fanning anti-China sentiments. This time, Budapest became a new battleground with flashpoint being the construction of a satellite campus of one of China's most illustrious universities.

    By Hu Yuwei, Mark Ngina and Lu Yameng | 2021/6/9 23:59:48
  • How blood-stained West orchestrated 'genocide' defamation against Xinjiang step by step

    From the use of the term "concentration camp" in the first instance to describe the vocational education and training centers in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to parse reports rife with loopholes on topics of "forced labor," "separating ethnic minors from parents," and "forced sterilization," the US and the West in general have elaborately woven a malicious narrative in a bid to ramp up a war against China, thoughtlessly bandying about claims of "genocide"- a heinous act entirely foreign to Chinese but altogether too familiar to Anglo-Saxons with a long legacy of genocide and extinction of races.

    By Liu Xin, Fan Lingzhi and Xie Wenting | 2021/6/8 21:53:39
  • Behind snow leopards' repopulation on Chinese plateau are economic transition and changed local lives

    Since two snow leopards - a mother and her cub - were captured by an infrared camera in the mountains on the night of September 30, 2020, the Beishan Forest Farm has repeatedly found traces of the big cats, whether footprints or attacks on livestock.

    By Shan Jie in Xining | 2021/6/7 21:33:33
  • World Environment Day celebrated in Qinghai, underlining ecology, biodiversity conservation

    To protect the ecosystem of the world's roof, since 1975, Qinghai has built up 109 natural reserves covering a total area of 265,800 square kilometers, accounting for 36.8 percent of the province, covering key regions including the Origin of the Three Rivers, the Qinghai Lake and the Qilian Mountains. China's exploration on national park systems was first piloted in Qinghai in 2015.

    By Shanjie in Xining | 2021/6/5 12:18:30
  • The 590,000 lives lost are not just numbers - What happened to US COVID response?

    In the global fight against COVID-19, the US, the world's largest economy with strong capabilities in scientific research and industrial production, and a self-proclaimed "beacon of democracy," has shocked the world with its poor performance.

    By Shan Renping | 2021/6/3 22:13:39
  • Words over actions: US eyes diplomatic interests, yet to deliver on pledged vaccines

    US President Joe Biden pledges to allocate 80 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines with other countries on May 17 in a bid to counter Russia and China.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/6/1 20:53:40
  • China's Generation Z shouts 'lie down' amid increasing pressure but never really drops their responsibilities

    Zhang noted that in times of "global involution" some countries have been engaged in zero-sum competition. Young people all over the world are faced with more severe challenges but China keeps making continuous efforts to create a more comfortable environment for the development of young people, providing more channels and platforms to create more opportunities and rewards for their efforts.

    By Lin Xiaoyi and Huang Lanlan | 2021/6/1 2:26:58
  • US tricks revealed as expelled Russian students latest victims in persisting Western ideology war against former Soviet Union and Eastern European countries

    In April 2020, the Russian Foreign Ministry received an SOS message from 74 Russian high school students who had been kicked out onto the streets by the US government and their host family. These students were participants in a secret special operation organized by the US State Department called the Secondary School Student Program, of which the Russian Foreign Ministry had no previous knowledge.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/5/31 23:18:39
  • Children's Day activities feature 'red elements' to mark the 100th anniversary of CPC founding

    June 1 marks International Children's Day. Ahead of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC), "red" elements related to the history of the Party have been combined into some of the Children's Day celebrations and activities in China, encouraging children to learn about the spirit of the pioneers.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/30 18:12:24
  • Youth appreciate CPC history – in innovative ways – and strengthen faith in China's future

    College graduate Zhou Ying, 22, had never thought she would one day become addicted to learning about the history of the Communist Party of China (CPC) through playing a mobile game.

    By Lin Xiaoyi, Huang Lanlan, Lu Yameng and Hu Yuwei | 2021/5/27 21:38:40
  • Separatist DPP makes a pariah of itself at WHO despite manipulative social media campaigns to slander mainland

    Although it is now a foregone conclusion the island of Taiwan has been once again ruled out of this year's World Health Assembly (WHA) and will continue to be excluded in the foreseeable future if it does not return to the one-China principle, some organizations that have worked hard for Taiwan's accession still grumble bitterly.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/5/26 20:59:13
  • China's air quality continues to improve in 2020, extreme weather occurs: report

    Air quality in China continued to improve in 2020 with the country's efforts to beat the air pollution in past years, according to an annual report on the country's environmental condition on Wednesday. Authorities noted that the country was affected by extreme weather in the past year while underlining the supervision system and international cooperation.

    By Shan Jie | 2021/5/26 18:53:39
  • Backstage manipulators: Western press' guide to creating anti-China rumors on hot issues, or out of nothing

    As some Western media spread more rumors about China, their formula of creating such misinformation becomes clearer.

    By Bai Yunyi | 2021/5/25 21:38:39
  • Deadly cross-country race exposes hidden yet common safety problems in China's red-hot marathon pursuit

    The deadliest mountain ultramarathon which claimed 21 people's lives in Northwest China's Gansu Province not only ignited fury and agony among the Chinese public but also prompted a question that needs to be taken seriously: Is the Gansu case a rare unfortunate incident or does it reveal a grave situation of lack of adequate safety guarantees and assistance to runners as a common phenomenon in the country's booming marathon business?

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/5/24 20:39:51
  • Millions of people across China mourn for 'Father of Hybrid Rice' Yuan Longping

    Throughout Changsha in Central China's Hunan Province, the chrysanthemums that are used to send condolences were sold out. In front of Mingyangshan Funeral Home, more than 100,000 people lined up in the rain to lay flowers in memory of Yuan Longping, a renowned Chinese agronomist dubbed the "father of hybrid rice." The number of people continued to grow and stretched for several kilometers.

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/5/23 19:46:34
  • Greek exhibition kicked off under the Greece-China Year of Culture &Tourism 2021

    The Tides of the Century - 2020 Ocean Flower Island International Art Exhibition officially opened on Thursday in South China's Hainan Province and Greece is the Guest Country of Honor in the exhibition.

    By Xie Wenting | 2021/5/20 23:48:13
  • Downstream Mekong project success proves China's commitment to improving livelihoods, boosting hydropower capacity in Mekong region

    After an in-person visit to China's reservoir and learning dam-building skills, the Mekong River envoys relay how infrastructure projects undertaken by China in their countries, especially hydropower projects, have served local people, boosting their wellbeing and socio-economic development along with other concrete benefits.

    By Hu Yuwei and Sun Guangyong | 2021/5/20 21:08:39
  • Scientific initiatives, multiplayer efforts prove China's anti-desertification drive in Inner Mongolia stands test of time

    "In the past, when the wind blew in the spring, we were bound to be hit by sandstorms. As long as you went out, the crazy sand would try to get into your mouth and nose." Several massive sandstorms that recently passed through northern China have brought back heart-wrenching memories for Baijilin Baiila, a forest ranger on the Horqin grassland in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, which also suddenly made him realize that in his hometown, the last spring like this year happened long ago.

    By Lin Xiaoyi in Inner Mongolia | 2021/5/19 20:23:01
  • China to explore innovation in enhancing discourse power amid US hegemony

    China has become more assertive in the international community with a discourse that has evolved, by including diverse tools, aside from the predominant discourse of the West, Chinese observers said after a recent new wave of media allegations about China's "ambitious war" to shape global public opinion.

    By Hu Yuwei, Xie Wenting and Lu Yameng | 2021/5/18 20:33:40
  • Inner Mongolian school promotes ethnic culture courses, contrary to West slander

    The sound of the horse head fiddle, the Mongolian long song and wrestling competitions shouting intertwined and rang out in the campus of No.1 Primary School of Horqin Right Front Banner in Hinggan League, North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, where Mongolian students, wearing their ethnic costumes, immersed themselves in their favorite traditional culture classes.

    By Lin Xiaoyi in Hinggan League | 2021/5/16 19:21:20
  • Muslims around China enjoy Eid al-Fitr, refuting West's accusations

    Muslims across China celebrated Eid al-Fitr on Thursday while paying attention to virus prevention, as many parts of the world still suffer instability and uncertainty due to continued COVID-19 pandemic and regional conflicts in this past Ramadan period.

    By Shan Jie, Lu Yameng and Liu Xin | 2021/5/13 18:38:40
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