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.

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.

  • 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 GT staff reporters | 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
  • Despised by media professionals, West-puppet Reporters Without Borders trains 'journalists' to disrupt Asian nations

    The notorious self-acclaimed journalist organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) released its annual "press freedom index" in April. Not surprisingly, this neither authoritative nor professional group, having frequently showed the public its anti-China stance, ranked China fourth from the bottom. On May 3, the 30th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, Cedric Alviani, head of RSF's East Asia Bureau, reportedly openly smeared China as the "worst enemy of freedom of the press and expression."

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/5/12 21:00:13
  • Ability to renew itself and to deliver, and support from people make up dynamism of the CPC: Martin Jacques

    In recent years, the CPC has met increasingly hostile attacks from the West. Why did it happen? Where did the CPC's resilience come from? Global Times reporters Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi (GT) interviewed Martin Jacques.

    By Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi | 2021/5/11 20:08:39
  • Envoys refute China's water hegemony on Mekong River with in-person visits

    In Southwest China's Yunnan Province, the reservoir of Jinghong Hydropower Station sparkled with green waves merging with the blue sky of late April when diplomats from the Mekong countries paid a visit. This gave them a complete new perception of the role of the Chinese-built dams on the Lancang River, upstream of the Mekong River that links six riparian countries.

    By Hu Yuwei in Yunnan | 2021/5/10 18:13:18
  • 400 people join 'Immortal Regiment' march in Beijing to honor glorious years in World War II

    The slogan 'Sino-Russian friendship passes down from generation to generation' rang out in the square of Beijing Exhibition Centre on Sunday.

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/5/9 18:03:40
  • China's approval of mRNA vaccine 'in final stage'; effective against over 30 variants including Indian one: BioNTech CEO

    The Global Times reporter Hu Yuwei (GT) recently talked exclusively to the German-based vaccine developer BioNTech's CEO, Ugur Sahin (Sahin) who expressed his strong confidence in the marketing prospects of the vaccine in China. The approval has entered the final stage in the decision-making processes, and the co-developer's conversation with Chinese authorities is very "encouraging," said Sahin.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2021/5/6 20:03:03
  • China sees prosperous tourism during May Day holidays thanks to long-term domestic anti-virus achievements

    China has seen "hottest" holiday in the past few days since the COVID-19 pandemic happened, as tourism industry enjoyed overall prosperity during the five-day May Day holidays, showing China's achievements in tackling the pandemic and recovering the economy.

    By Shan Jie | 2021/5/5 18:31:28
  • Xinjiang secessionists, Western anti-China forces, collude in attacking China

    The notorious World Uyghur Congress (WUC), a self-proclaimed "grassroots human rights organization advocating for the Uygurs in China," which is actually a US-funded and directed separatist network, has recently been found to be in close contact with the separatists on the island of Taiwan.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/4/28 22:58:33
  • Red tourism to thrive during May Day holidays in celebrating CPC's 100th birthday

    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC). The popularity of red tourism during the May Day holidays is expected to soar as many Chinese people are planning to visit red tourism attractions in the coming May Day vacation to celebrate the centenary of the CPC.

    By Li Qiao | 2021/4/28 21:43:40
  • Brazil trusts Chinese-made vaccine; hopes stronger ties unaffected by US political sphere: Ambassador

    The Global Times reporters Hu Yuwei and Bai Yunyi (GT) recently interviewed the Brazilian Ambassador to China Paulo Estivallet de Mesquita (Estivallet) to review remarkable moments in their joint fight against the coronavirus.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2021/4/27 21:21:46
  • Why are Western environmental activists, organizations silent on Fukushima nuclear wastewater plan?

    It confuses many why environmental activities like Greta Thunberg have not spoken up about Japan's decision to dump Fukushima nuclear-contaminated wastewater. Not only is her silence "abnormal," but many other Western environmental protection organizations are also keeping their voice low.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/4/22 21:13:41
  • China's top nuclear scientist lambasts dumping radioactive wastewater, proposes safer alternatives

    As public trust in the Japanese government was shaken like the earthquake that hit Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, China's top nuclear scientist joined the chorus of criticism to express deep disappointment over Japan's recent decision to dump nuclear-contaminated Fukushima wastewater into the ocean.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2021/4/22 20:28:39
  • Twenty years on, Afghanistan is left in chaos with US troop withdrawal

    In Afghanistan, "the Graveyard of Empires," the US has spent nearly two decades fighting the "longest war" in its history. Now, it seems that US troops are really withdrawing. On April 14, US President Joe Biden announced the withdrawal of all American troops from Afghanistan before September 11, along with NATO troops.

    By Ding Xuezhen, Li Zhun and Liu Yupeng | 2021/4/21 21:43:17
  • Three Gorges Dam dedicated to fish, plant conservation since before construction, as ecology and dam building go hand in hand

    As the mammoth Three Gorges project contributes hugely to China's pursuit of low-carbon development by making great use of renewable hydropower, it is trying all possible means to reduce its impact on the ecological environment - as a result, a situation is forming where most local fish and plant species are recovering and some are having a bigger population than before the project was built.

    By Lin Xiaoyi in Yichang | 2021/4/20 21:13:50
  • Decades on, rural areas in Zhejiang enjoy green and sustainable development under CPC's guidance

    On April 15, dozens of foreign diplomats visited Yucun, a small village in East China's Zhejiang Province that is hailed as one of the most beautiful villages with its fresh air, clear rivers, lush mountains and clean streets.

    By Huang Lanlan in Zhejiang | 2021/4/19 18:28:39
  • Could Bitcoin mining hinder China's carbon neutrality goal?

    The global hysteria over Bitcoin has caused concern about the connections between mining cryptocurrency and climate change. As China has become a leading miner in the world, recent research by Chinese scientists was published to remind the cost of mining Bitcoin on China's carbon reduction efforts, while some local governments have acted to tackle the mines in order to reduce the use of power in this fledgling industry.

    By Shan Jie, Li Qiao and Lu Yameng | 2021/4/18 19:35:58
  • 10-year Yangtze fishing ban in full swing, shows China's determination in ecological restoration

    The surface of the Yangtze, China's longest river, is still bustling, but the fishing boats have gradually disappeared. When the 10-year fishing ban began to be implemented along the Yangtze River, the "mother river" of the Chinese nation ushered in a historic opportunity for ecological restoration.

    By Lin Xiaoyi in Yichang and Lu Yameng in Beijing | 2021/4/14 19:13:39
  • Online discrimination

    The StopAsianHate campaign triggered by the 2021 Atlanta Spa shooting finally drew public attention toward racial discrimination against Asian Americans, the so-called "silent group" always suffering from racism both in-person and online.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/4/13 21:03:39
  • 50th Anniversary: how witnesses review the legacy of the icebreaker ping-pong diplomacy

    On the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the ping-pong diplomacy, Chinese and US veteran table tennis players recalled the memories of the visit by US table tennis players to China in 1971 and looked back to how a bouncing ball helped embark in a historical thaw among two powers that had almost zero contact during the Cold War.

    By Hu Yuwei and Huang Lanlan | 2021/4/12 20:43:40
  • Why the world's first COVID-19 vaccine volunteers are such massive advocates for Chinese-produced jabs

    As China pioneers in COVID-19 vaccine research and more than 145.4 million people in the country have received the vaccines, the first batch of volunteers, in perfect health up until now after two doses, who received the world's earliest batch in clinical trials, are demonstrating the efficacy and safety of the vaccines.

    By Huang Lanlan and Lu Yameng | 2021/4/8 20:43:40
  • Americans start to see through Western propaganda and recognize China's rights progresses, governance led by CPC

    While some US political forces keep inciting hostility against China, and an inherited Sino-skepticism that has continually caused raising antagonism and discrimination against the Chinese, and by extension, other Asian communities, the Global Times found that there are many Americans turning to take off these hate-tinted glasses to discuss the Chinese government as they witnessed massive differences in people's wellbeing, security and epidemic control in the two countries.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2021/4/7 20:08:40
  • China details key poverty reduction experience in white paper for global common prosperity

    China detailed its rich experience in poverty alleviation from the past decade with the issuance of a white paper on Tuesday to be shared and make contributions to global poverty reduction, which experts said fully demonstrates China's pursuit of common prosperity and its key factors in eradicating poverty, including the continuous and targeted poverty reduction plans implemented by the Communist Party of China.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/4/6 14:18:40
  • Chinese people commemorate sacrificed martyrs on first Tomb-sweeping Day after China-India border clash

    April 4 marked the first Tomb-sweeping Day after four People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers were sacrificed in the China-India border clash in June 2020. Chinese people all across China paid their respects to the four martyrs by visiting their tombs, sending flowers, and even sending their favorite foods.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/5 18:13:39
  • Taiwan separatist DPP authority's black hand behind anti-mainland rumors amid Myanmar upheaval

    Since unrest in Myanmar broke out on February 1, a loose online coalition called the Milk Tea Alliance, comprising of anti-China and separatist forces, has consistently been churning out rumors about and stirring up trouble against the Chinese mainland. The Global Times discovered the forces of Taiwan island's separatist authority and its supporters loom large behind the violence and anti-China propaganda in Myanmar.

    By Guan Chao, Zhang Tianxing and Bai Yunyi | 2021/4/3 13:29:17
  • New findings discovered in Beijing traced back to 3,000 years ago

    New archeological findings from ancient China's Western Zhou Dynasty (1,046 BC-771 BC) have been introduced to the public at the excavation site in Liulihe town, Fangshan district, southwestern Beijing.

    By Shan Jie | 2021/4/1 21:55:17
  • China's 'Sky Eye' FAST radio telescope opens to the world to aid global research

    The 500-meter aperture spherical radio telescope (FAST), also known as China's Tianyan or "Sky Eye," officially opened to the world on Wednesday and will accept observation applications from scientists around the world.

    By Global Times - Xinhua | 2021/3/31 20:30:33
  • Foreigners, overseas Chinese share personal experiences of entering China amid COVID-19, refute Western media's 'inhumane' claims

    For her 45th birthday, British national Aimee Swann didn't expect to celebrate it while in quarantine at a hotel in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, after entering China with her two daughters, both under the age of four.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/3/31 19:13:39
  • China has key role to play in innovation, promotion of vaccines as global public good: Gates Foundation

    Is there a solution to the global immunization inequality? Should China and the US cooperate on promoting COVAX? Global Times reporter Xie Wenting (GT) interviewed Gargee Ghosh (Ghosh), president of Global Policy & Advocacy at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on those topics.

    By Xie Wenting | 2021/3/30 19:56:05
  • Taiwan DPP's dark "online army" underbelly in misinformation campaign

    The Global Times probed the "online army" group's tools and tricks in controlling public opinion online, and it found out that the departments affiliated to the DPP administration and relevant foundations are the financial supporters and "base camp" for these online "army" forces.

    By Fan Lingzhi | 2021/3/29 21:23:39
  • Greece relishes transparent Chinese investment, looks forward to stronger future partnership: Ambassador

    March 25 marks the 200th anniversary of Greek Independence Day. This year also marks the Greece-China Year of Culture and Tourism. China and Greece enjoy cordial relations which benefit both countries despite attacks from some politicians. On this special occasion, Global Times reporter Xie Wenting (GT) talked with Greek Ambassador to China Georgios Iliopoulos (Iliopoulos) on bilateral relations, the upcoming Winter Olympics, China's investment in the country, and many other topics.

    By Xie Wenting | 2021/3/25 20:02:40
  • Exclusive: Stories behind BCI ceasing sourcing cotton from China's Xinjiang over forced labor rumors

    The Global Times has learned that the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), a non-governmental organization that aims to promote better standards in cotton farming, has suspended licenses to companies in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, a move that may deal a blow to related industries in the region.

    By Liu Xin, Fan Lingzhi and Yang Ruoyu in Xinjiang | 2021/3/25 19:42:57
  • Xinjiang workers enjoy full freedom and benefits working in Guangdong, academics find through 9-month-long field study

    A research report compiled through an in-depth investigation on ethnic minority workers from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region working in Guangdong Province was released by the Jinan University on Tuesday, which experts pointed out is the best representation to quash the "forced labor" allegations spread by the infamous anti-China pseudo-scholar Adrian Zenz.

    By Xie Wenting and Fan Lingzhi | 2021/3/23 21:33:39
  • Chinese and foreign nationals, fed up with West's slanders, take to the internet to set things straight

    A growing number of Chinese individuals, angry with some Western media outlets' frequent attacks on China, are standing up to fight against the Western media's propaganda war that targets China, and especially their baseless smear campaign on China's COVID-19 response as well as other internal affairs including Hong Kong and Xinjiang.

    By Huang Lanlan, Li Qiao and Bai Yunyi | 2021/3/22 18:23:40
  • To leave or not, Chinese companies are torn in the face of West-incited attacks amid Myanmar political upheaval

    While Chinese companies have brought tangible benefits to Myanmar over recent years, the sudden political upheaval in the country since early February has cast a shadow over and brought security concerns to Chinese companies operating there. Agitated by some forces with an ulterior motive, some local radical protesters directed their anger at Chinese-funded enterprises, especially those in the garment sector, which is a pillar industry of the local economy.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/3/18 21:23:40
  • Experts hail poverty alleviation, cultural preservation in Tibet, slamming 'forced labor' accusation

    Chinese and foreign experts hailed the achievement China has made in preserving Tibetan culture and poverty alleviation work in Tibet Autonomous Region at an online forum this month.

    By Xie Wenting and Shan Jie | 2021/3/18 20:53:40
  • Chinese abroad express confidence as government rolls out ambitious vaccination plan

    China has announced plans to further protect its citizens abroad in the COVID-19 pandemic by launching a program to have them inoculated with Chinese or foreign vaccines as much and as soon as possible, but it also faces practical challenges, such as local vaccination regulations, vaccine entry approval or even political concerns.

    By Shan Jie, Li Qiao, Hu Yuwei, Lin Xiaoyi, Cui Fandi, Lu Yameng | 2021/3/17 21:28:39
  • BHRN and more West-funded Myanmar groups surface behind violent attacks on Chinese factories

    As the Chinese Embassy in Myanmar urged measures to stop violence and punish the perpetrators who smashed, looted and burnt Chinese-funded factories in Yangon, some "NGOs," such as the Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN), acting in the name of human rights protection and supported by Western forces, put the Chinese companies and staff in danger of violence for their political purposes.

    By Hu Yuwei and Zhang Yutong | 2021/3/17 13:58:58
  • 'Red-themed dramas' featuring CPC history hit the small screen, younger generations appreciate with respect, curiosity

    The history of the birth and growth of the Communist Party of China (CPC) a century ago has drawn the interest of more young Chinese thanks to a growing list of recent TV series, which are adeptly produced with expert skills and vivid scripts, breaking the stereotypes of some previous patriotic work being too serious and formulaic.

    By Shan Jie, Zhang Ni, Lin Xiaoyi and Lu Yameng | 2021/3/16 20:23:40
  • HK Civil Human Rights Front is disbanding amid probe into sources of funding

    Several opposition groups have announced their withdrawal from the Civil Human Rights Front in the past few days after foreign media quoted sources as saying that the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government is investigating whether the Civil Human Rights Front has violated the national security law for Hong Kong, including whether it accepts funding from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). If the violation of law is confirmed,the Civil Human Rights Front may be banned.

    By Global Times | 2021/3/15 21:03:40
  • Former LegCo chief says electoral reform brings HK back from brink of collapse as West-defined democracy turned into power of destruction

    Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai (Fan), former president of Legislative Council (LegCo) and former member of National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, was among attendees to a seminar recently held by senior central government officials on electoral reform in Hong Kong. She was also the first LegCo president since the city returned to the motherland in 1997, who has a deep understanding of the city's democratic processes. In the latest exclusive interview with the Global Times reporters Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi (GT), Fan shared her thoughts on why it is necessary and urgent to implement electoral reform and what's gone wrong with the current system; why the West-led attack on Hong Kong's affairs won't waver the determination of the central government. The senior Hong Kong politician also cleared up the longstanding misunderstanding surrounding the "one country, two systems" policy.

    By Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi | 2021/3/11 22:48:39
  • Splashing $10m a year to split and subvert China, US govt-backed foundation unabashedly reveals funding scheme

    The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a veteran anti-China foundation financed by the US government, has been discovered to have spent more than $10 million to fund secessionist organizations and subversive activities in China in 2020. In the financial statements published on NED's website in February, at least 69 programs and activities related to secessionists and anti-China forces received grants in the past year, maliciously interfering in China's internal affairs using pretexts like human rights and religious freedom.

    By Huang Lanlan, Lin Xiaoyi and Cui Fandi | 2021/3/9 4:16:27
  • Sinovac's vaccine shows an 80-90% efficacy rate within 2 months after 2 shots: CEO

    As one of the leading COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers in China, Sinovac has expanded its annual production capacity to 2 billion doses and offered its inactivated vaccines to over 16 countries and regions. The Global Times reporters Hu Yuwei and Leng Shumei (GT) recently talked to Yin Weidong (Yin), the CEO of the Sinovac, to learn more about his views on vaccine's safety and effectiveness, amid frequently novel coronavirus mutations, and the company's moves in making the vaccine more globally accessible.

    By Hu Yuwei and Leng Shumei | 2021/3/8 22:42:11
  • American researcher documents China's poverty alleviation success, revealing the winning formula

    "When future historians write the chronicles of our time, a close-up story is likely to be China's targeted poverty alleviation," said Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn, chairman of The Kuhn Foundation and recipient of the China Reform Friendship Medal (2018), who has long been researching the poverty alleviation efforts in China.

    By Zhang Mengxu | 2021/3/8 20:59:20
  • Families of missing MH370 passengers mull foundation for continuing search seven years after tragedy

    On the seventh anniversary of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 falling on Wednesday, relatives of the missing Chinese passengers are planning to set up a foundation to offer rewards for continuing the search.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2021/3/8 15:33:39
  • All-female in-flight security team breaks stereotypes, demonstrates strides in gender equality

    Monday marks International Women's Day. Nowadays in China, women can be spotted in many positions traditionally considered to be "men only," performing duties excellently while inspiring younger generations.

    By Global Times | 2021/3/7 18:41:35
  • India's BJP accused of 'intrusion' in neighboring countries through political, religious and ideological means

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recently tried again to enhance its influence in neighboring countries, but this time it failed and was met with clear resistance. Colombo and Kathmandu have both expressed outrage and condemnation against the recent remarks made in mid-February by Biplab Kumar Deb, Chief Minister of India's Tripura state, that the ruling BJP has plans to expand the party into neighboring countries like Nepal and Sri Lanka.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/3/6 14:43:30
  • There is nothing wrong to recommend China's anti-epidemic measures to Germany: Austrian scholar

    The Austrian scholar Otto Kolbl co-penned Learning from Wuhan - there is no Alternative to the Containment of COVID-19 with a German scholar last March, calling upon European countries to learn from China's measures to contain the COVID-19 epidemic.

    By Global Times | 2021/3/4 21:11:15
  • China leads in emotion recognition tech, reinforces privacy rules to tackle abuse

    Tired and depressed after a long day's work, a man sits down and asks his smart stereo to play a song. The stereo immediately recognizes his emotional state and plays him a cheerful tune. In the beautiful melody, the man is slowly rejuvenated, and his mood gradually improves.

    By Huang Lanlan and Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/3/3 20:37:33
  • GT investigates: Is Human Rights Watch an impartial NGO or a US post-Cold War zombie?

    Anti-China media outlets and certain NGOs are colluding with secessionist forces to foment a "rumor mill" against China. Within this enormous "mill," some NGOs claiming to be independent organizations often serve as "research institutes" to manufacture and spread rumors, with their so-called research findings being amplified in some Western media outlets. The Human Rights Watch, an organization that originated in the period during the Cold War, is one typical example.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/3/2 1:45:22
  • Chinese dams not to blame for low Mekong water levels: report

    While its own people in Texas are in dire straits amid an electricity-related crisis, the US has turned its attention to the Mekong water resource issue, while turning a blind eye to China's efforts to resolve the problems.

    By Hu Yuwei and Lu Hexing | 2021/3/1 20:48:40
  • Why is the US obsessed with smearing Xinjiang through gimmicks?

    As the Trump administration has left, Joe Biden is busy "sterilizing" the White House. Meanwhile the sinister slander alleging "genocide" released by Pompeo, the clown of the century, before losing his job, lives on. .

    By Zoey Zhang | 2021/2/25 18:23:40
  • Young Chinese ardently support the CPC out of understanding of its role to nation

    When the gallant deeds of PLA martyr Xiao Siyuan was reported by the media, after the 24-year-old soldier sacrificed his life to safeguard the Chinese territory in the Galwan Valley skirmish with India in June 2020, a lot of people were moved, especially when they found that Xiao had been using an image from patriotic cartoon Year Hare Affair as his WeChat profile photo.

    By Huang Lanlan, Lin Xiaoyi and Cui Fandi | 2021/2/23 20:53:39
  • How Chinese researchers fast-tracked COVID-19 vaccine trial overseas and guaranteed it meets protocols

    On Chinese New Year's Eve, Gou Jinbo, who was spearheading the Chinese scientific team in Pakistan for the COVID-19 vaccine Phase III clinical trials, scoffed up a few dumplings and rushed back to the clinical trial site.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2021/2/22 19:57:01
  • Unforgettable moment - how non-COVID patients weathered Wuhan epidemic

    Turning back the clock to exactly one year ago - the city of Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, was badly hit by an unknown contagious virus. The city went into a historic lockdown on January 23, 2020.

    By Cui Fandi and Wan Lin | 2021/2/9 1:15:33