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A tale of two cities: ever closer bond between Shenzhen and HK

Yu Fan, who works in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, has never felt that he and his wife were in a “long-distance relationship,” even though his wife, a resident of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), worked across the border in the HKSAR.

NATO expansionist agenda a threat to global security, a US tool to control EU and enhance hegemonic manipulation capacity

Editor's Note: Amid the still ongoing Russia-Ukraine military conflict, NATO, which has been adding fuel to the conflict, started a three-day summit in Madrid, Spain, from June 28 to 30. The NATO alliance works to increase pressure on Russia over its conflict with Ukraine while underscoring their continued concerns about China. ...

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  • GT investigates: Millions of prison laborers in US produce billions in annual profits while working in harsh conditions, risking their lives for pennies

    Prisons in the US are not just facilities to detain criminals, but also segments of the capitalist chain dedicated to making profits. In these veritable camps prisoners are squeezed to their limit to provide near-to-free labor, while the US has been groundlessly accusing other countries around the world of imposing "forced labor."

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/6/29 19:02:30
  • How NATO began with confrontation and ends with poisoning world peace?

    Editor's Note: Amid the still ongoing Russia-Ukraine military conflict, NATO, which has been adding fuel to the conflict, started a three-day summit in Madrid, Spain, from June 28 to 30. The NATO alliance works to increase pressure on Russia over its conflict with Ukraine while underscoring their continued concerns about China. For the first time in history, leaders from four Asia-Pacific countries – namely Australia, Japan, South Korea, and New Zealand – were also invited to attend the NATO summit. The militant group which has already made troubles for Europe is now trying to create its own Asia-Pacific chapter to interfere in Asia. How did the organization come about? How was it born from the Cold War mentality and gradually became a poisoner of world peace? Why is this military alliance extending its “dark hand” to Asia? The Global Times will publish a series of four articles on how NATO is expanding. This is the first installment.

    By Zhang Hao | 2022/6/28 21:07:31
  • Exclusive: Hong Kong has all-weather, cross-market mechanism to deal with sanctions, speculation: Financial Secretary

    On the day marking the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland, some officials of the sixth-term Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government will be sworn in. Recently, the State Council approved the list of key officials proposed by the sixth-term chief executive of the HKSAR government, and veteran official Paul Chan Mo-po will continue serving as Financial Secretary.

    By Chen Qingqing and Zhao Juecheng | 2022/6/27 22:24:13
  • Exclusive: Hong Kong still faces threats, to push Article 23 legislation for national security: Secretary of Security

    On the day marking the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland, some officials of the sixth-term Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government will be sworn in. Recently, China's State Council approved the list of key officials proposed by the sixth-term chief executive of the HKSAR government, and veteran official Chris Tang Ping-keung will continue serving as Secretary for Security.

    By Chen Qingqing and Fan Lingzhi | 2022/6/27 22:19:08
  • Ordinary Europeans suffer from high inflation, commodity shortage woes as EU political elites follow US' lead in sanctioning Russia

    Charlott Clemens, a college student in Berlin, Germany, has to carefully calculated every penny she has to live as thriftily as she can, a scenario she didn't anticipate a few months ago. This thrifty move isn't due to bankruptcy or fiscal malfeasance, but as a result of soaring inflation in the cost of living as a chain reaction to Germany's decision to cut off Russian energy supplies and its devotion to NATO, among many others.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/6/26 22:30:22
  • Shaping history: A path of Chinese-style modernization creates new form of civilization

    "The Party's endeavors over the past century have produced a profound influence on the course of world history," read the Resolution of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on the Major Achievements and Historical Experience of the Party over the Past Century, which was adopted at the Sixth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the CPC in November, 2021.

    By Yang Guangbin | 2022/6/26 19:42:25
  • Global refugee figure surpasses 100 million mark, over half directly caused by US-waged wars

    Western countries led by the US alongside France and the UK have provoked disputes and exported wars globally under the banner of "human rights" and "freedom," depriving countless people of their real human rights and freedom, and forced them to become refugees. As long as Western countries are actively creating chaos for their own selfish ends, the refugee problem will not be solved, experts said.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/6/26 18:31:09
  • Impressed by freedom of Xinjiang youth, French writer keeps publishing to unmask anti-China propaganda

    Editor's Note: Maxime Vivas (Vivas) is a French writer and journalist, who wrote a book titled Ouïghours, pour en finir avec les fake news (Uygurs, to put an end to the fake news) based on his two visits to Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in 2016 and 2018. Recently, his new book Les Divagations des Antichinois en France (The ramblings of anti-China forces in France) has been published in which he wrote about how he was under attack and threats for insisting on speaking the truth. The Global Times (GT) reporter Liu Xin interviewed the French writer on his views on the West's rumor-mongering campaign against the Xinjiang region and their anti-China campaign as a whole.

    By Liu Xin | 2022/6/23 22:40:34
  • Exclusive: China's environment ministry refutes claims of medical waste crisis due to COVID testing

    China's processing capacity of medical waste is fit for purpose, including dealing with the large amount of COVID-19 nucleic acid tests conducted in the country every day, the Chinese environment authority noted on Thursday, refuting recent hype by Western media over a potential environment crisis caused by the country's virus prevention and control work.

    By Shan Jie | 2022/6/23 15:58:31
  • BRICS vaccine cooperation boosted as two of three WHO-approved Chinese shots are co-produced with member states

    The COVID-19 shot of Chinese vaccine producer Sinovac has been widely introduced in Brazil and South Africa through local production and approval, whereas CanSinoBIO's adenovirus vector COVID-19 vaccine, another Chinese frontrunner, is under Phase III clinical trials in Russia.

    By Hu Yuwei in Beijing and Li Xiaoxiao in Brazil | 2022/6/23 1:23:55
  • We want to join BRICS because conditions aren't attached on cooperation here: Argentine Ambassador

    On the occasion of the upcoming 14th BRICS summit, Argentina's Ambassador to China, Sabino Vaca Narvaja, told the Global Times that Argentina hopes to become a BRICS member as soon as possible, and expects all parties to agree on a formal plan on BRICS' membership expansion at the summit this week.

    By Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi | 2022/6/22 20:26:07
  • Genuine multipolar order advocated by BRICS allows greater levels of dialogue to address challenges: former S.African envoy

    BRICS states are bringing economic and political clout to international relations during a period when the old Western-centric world system is under pressure to transform, and China is believed to be a linchpin in a much-needed economic dynamism and a key driver for inclusive global governance, Gert Grobler, a former senior South African diplomat, who served as an ambassador to Spain, Japan, and Madagascar, told the Global Times in a recent exclusive interview.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2022/6/22 20:22:41
  • Chinese in Africa promote understanding via vlogs, furthering China's positive influence to surpass US' in latest survey

    People in China and Africa are unraveling their mystery to each other, as videos featuring stories made by Chinese YouTubers in Africa have been gaining popularity in streaming platforms in recent years, while more Africans, especially the young generation, are getting to know China through television and language learning.

    By Shan Jie and Hu Yuwei | 2022/6/22 2:14:09
  • Harvest time for China's aircraft carrier development through a century's waves

    On June 17, China launched its third aircraft carrier, the Fujian. The 80,000 ton-class heavy vessel is also the country's second domestically developed carrier and the first one in China equipped with electromagnetic catapults and arresting devices, greatly narrowing the technological gap with its US counterparts. The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy had no aircraft carrier 10 years ago, and the launch of the Fujian reflects just how fast China's aircraft carrier program has developed and the big strides made by the PLA Navy.

    By Liu Xuanzun | 2022/6/21 23:11:49
  • US pushes military pact with Nepal, puts Himalayan peace at stake for geopolitical ambition

    Although the SPP purportedly emphasizes disaster relief and anti-terrorism, and intentionally downplays the military intentions of the US, its military essence has been clear in its implementation. It has served as an important foreign security cooperation tool for the US to achieve its foreign policy goals.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2022/6/20 3:49:47
  • CPC demonstrates strong governance, mobilization capability in fighting virus, hosting events

    While Western countries, one by one, scrapped their COVID-19 epidemic control measures, the Global Times reporters Huang Lanlan and Zhang Weilan spoke with an official who continues to work diligently to fight against the novel coronavirus disease in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region which borders Vietnam and a Party member who took part in organizing the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. This offers us a glimpse into the Party's strong governing ability with its marvelous power of mobilization.

    By Huang Lanlan and Zhang Weilan | 2022/6/19 20:06:07
  • Ability to mobilize, integrate, coordinate resources from all sectors in society helps CPC accomplish major tasks: expert

    From leading nearly 800 million people out of poverty to successfully organizing the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics amid the epidemic, the Communist Party of China (CPC) has demonstrated its strong governance capability in mobilizing resources in a short period of time to achieve its goals.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/6/19 19:54:20
  • More young people in China are seeking a career in rural areas and local communities, bringing with them knowledge, vitality

    More young people have flocked to less-developed regions in China to start their careers in villages or grass-roots communities in recent years, making them a new workforce in the rural revitalization process.

    By Shan Jie, Zhang Weilan, and Hu Yuwe | 2022/6/16 21:51:04
  • GT investigates: US, primary spreader of disinformation, manipulates propaganda machine for own gains under guise of 'freedom, human rights'

    The so-called "Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act," which maliciously denigrates the human rights situation in China's Xinjiang while disregarding facts and truth, will come into effect on June 21.

    By Xie Wenting and Zhang Weilan | 2022/6/15 23:42:33
  • China celebrates 10th National Low-carbon Day, eyes action to achieve 'dual carbon' goals

    China has celebrated the 10th National Low-carbon Day on Wednesday. The country seeks to promote a societal overhaul into a green, low-carbon and sustainable production and lifestyle, and has called for the implementation of actions to achieve the country's “dual carbon” goals.

    By Shan Jie in Ji'nan | 2022/6/15 22:40:04
  • GT Investigates: Western freelance journalists expose NATO propaganda fomenting Ukraine crisis, suffer merciless attacks by 'civilized' West

    The Global Times spoke with Sonja van den Ende, Italian photojournalist Giorgio Bianchi who attended the Arria-formula meeting, and John Mark Dougan, an American journalist who is still reporting from Ukraine, all of whom come from "democratic" Western societies but have been attacked on all sides for telling stories and sharing opinions that are not aligned with "political correctness" of defaming Russia in the West on the Ukraine crisis.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/6/14 23:37:00
  • China's dynamic zero-COVID policy creates a strong fortress for world against virus: Japanese professor

    Editor's Note: China's big metropolises including Beijing and Shanghai are returning to a normal pace of life and production and the epidemic is also well controlled in other places around China, which has shown the effectiveness of China's dynamic zero-COVID policy. However, for some time, certain countries have consistently smeared and bad-mouthed the dynamic zero-COVID policy. Tomisaka Satoshi (Tomisaka), a Professor at the Institute of World Studies at Takushoku University penned an article, stressing that the dynamic zero-COVID policy is, so far, the only choice for China when the toxicity of the Omicron variant has not been significantly weakened. The Global Times reporter Xing Xiaojing (GT) talked with Tomisaka in an exclusive interview on the choices of anti-pandemic measures.

    By Xing Xiaojing | 2022/6/13 22:20:46
  • Dynamic zero-COVID approach underpins China's sustainable growth

    China's dynamic zero-COVID policy is widely expected to safeguard the sustainable growth of the world's second largest economy, as well as the global supply chain.

    By Global Times | 2022/6/13 22:09:57
  • Resolute implementation of 10-year Yangtze fishing ban reflects CPC's determination to restore ecology and a commitment to the people

    Forty-six-year-old Mo Hongyuan, deputy chief of the Yichang Fishery Supervision Detachment in Central China's Hubei Province, is one of the strivers. Mo's daily work is fighting illegal fishing activities and providing advice to fishermen who have returned ashore. "As a CPC member, I feel very honored to participate in the 10-year fishing-ban campaign on China's mother river and actually see positive results," Mo told the Global Times.

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2022/6/12 21:35:09
  • Adopting comprehensive, sustainable measures to ensure the effectiveness of fishing ban: expert

    The Yangtze River, China's largest river with a unique ecosystem, is an important ecological treasure in China. However, due to overfishing, water pollution, and shipping, the river has been confronted with unique ecological and environmental problems that need to be permanently resolved.

    By Zhang Weilan | 2022/6/12 21:19:28
  • Weapons sent by US and NATO may fall into dark net and even to terrorists, leading widespread and unbearable cost

    Heartless terrorists turned dreadful mercenaries, weapons scattered in a chaotic battlefield… These disturbing signs showed that a big, horrible disaster is sprawling in the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

    By Fan Lingzhi and Lin Xiaoy | 2022/6/9 20:08:53
  • How did the 'Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association' become a spearhead against the one-China principle?

    The Global Times deciphered various tricks by the association, formerly known as the Interchange Association, over the past 50 years and found that it has always played an important political role between the Japanese government and the authorities of the island of Taiwan, which reflects its intentions of testing the mainland's bottom line on behalf of the Japanese government.

    By Xing Xiaojing | 2022/6/9 2:04:02
  • Our conquest is the sea of stars: Taikonauts growing up from hardship, poverty kindled 'Chinese Dream' with diligence and persistence

    The taikonauts are among the elites from among "one of the 100 million." While they have become the focus of the whole country and have captured global attention, their stories of hailing from relatively vulnerable backgrounds, conquering countless difficulties and striving for success are no less inspirational. Theses Chinese taikonauts did not grow up with Star Wars or Star Trek. But no matter how tough life is, one can't live without dreams - they looked up to the sky and promised themselves that they would move onward, following their own path with diligence and courage.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/6/8 20:08:25
  • Malevolent forces: How hypocritical US says one thing and does the opposite on Taiwan question?

    The US has always said one thing and done the opposite on the Taiwan question, and it has been actively engaged in a series of dirty tricks to undermine the one-China principle recently.

    By Wen Xian | 2022/6/7 21:41:03
  • US-led Summit of the Americas never popular in LatAm for its neocolonial interventionist nature: sociologist

    A wave of boycotts against the upcoming US-hosted Summit of the Americas (SOA) is the latest demonstration of the rising anti-US feeling in Latin America, as more countries, including Mexico, have increasingly realized how they have been the victims of aggressions from the US, the biggest troublemaker and democracy spoiler in the region, Heinz Dieterich, a world renowned German sociologist and political analyst residing in Mexico, told the Global Times in an exclusive interview.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2022/6/6 23:39:08
  • China's 'super bowl' roars back to life with tremendous economic dynamism, a potential driving engine

    After a month-long pause to in-dining services in Beijing's eateries, nightlife in China's capital city is now getting its mojo back. Doorways were jam-packed with youngsters in long queues waiting to be served upon reopening at midnight on Sunday, with customers eager to indulge in many of the city's delicacies including fresh crawfish with cumin skewers and the cheerful clinking of beer glasses.

    By Hu Yuwei, Lin Xiaoyi, and Zhang Weilan | 2022/6/6 20:40:47
  • Young CPC member inherits Saihanba spirit of strong sense of mission, arduous work, green development

    About 400 kilometers north to Beijing sits Saihanba, a green "Great Wall," which, over past decades, grew from a wasteland to a vast forest planted and nurtured one tree at a time, which has defended the capital of China from sand storms.

    By Shan Jie | 2022/6/5 20:37:21
  • Envoys, experts vow further cooperation amid challenges in the Lancang-Mekong region

    Envoys and experts from countries of the Mekong River region vowed tighter cooperation at the 2022 Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) on Water Resources Week, held virtually on Tuesday, to promote high resilience water governance in the region amid increasing natural challenges and political pressure and provocations by forces outside the region .

    By Hu Yuwei | 2022/5/31 23:44:01
  • Tested and trusted: CPC scores highly in pandemic 'test' en route to leading nation to socialist modernization

    Who is the Community Party of China (CPC)? What is the CPC's role in the new era? The CPC has grown into the largest party in the world in the process of leading the Chinese people to seek liberation and happiness, making China as strong and prosperous as it is today.

    By Li Junru | 2022/5/31 21:22:09
  • US' systemic genocide against American Indians shouldn't be forgotten as US tries to smear China with Xinjiang allegations

    Under the pretext of "human rights," "democracy," and "freedom," the US sticks to hypocritical double standards and fabricates the lie of "genocide" in Xinjiang, which deserves strong condemnation and joint rejection by the Chinese people and all the just forces in the world.

    By Yan Zibing, Liu Cheng and Sun Shifeng | 2022/5/31 19:30:40
  • Residents welcome normal hustle and bustle as China's top two cities reemerge from epidemic cautiously but steadily

    A reward for the perseverance of residents in China's two biggest cities during the hard battle against Omicron, there is finally a bright light at the end of the tunnel.

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2022/5/30 22:46:50
  • China to offer technologies, equipment, training to help Pacific island countries tackle climate change: cooperation center director

    China has been working with Pacific island countries on issues concerning climate change and has seen a series of achievements, including the launch of the China-Pacific Island Countries Climate Action Cooperation Center, a milestone which is expected to enhance exchanges and practical cooperation between the countries involved.

    By Shan Jie | 2022/5/29 19:12:34
  • Referred in Russia-Ukraine conflict, 'The Art of War' teaches not military tactics, but peace and harmony

    A photo showing a cover of China's ancient military treatise The Art of War spotted at a steel factory in Ukraine went viral online. It was initially reported that the book was left by the Ukrainian army in Azov Steel Plant in Mariupol after being blockaded in for 82 days, which soon became a hot topic as many netizens opined that with The Art of War, it's no wonder that the Ukrainian army can defend for such a long period of time.

    By Hu Yuwei and Xie Wenting | 2022/5/26 20:50:14
  • Consumerism, fierce competition and false advertising lead to a boom of influencer culture in China

    "He was a son of God... he must be about His Father's business, the service of a vast, vulgar, and meretricious beauty," this is how US writer F. Scott Fitzgerald describes the protagonist of his masterpiece The Great Gatsby.

    By Lin Xiaoyi and Zhang Weilan | 2022/5/25 21:58:08
  • US military-led insect project feared to be weaponized and risks global food security, especially in 'rival countries' near its bio-labs

    The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has led to a global food crisis, at a time of climate change, pollution, and other threats to the food supply. In the predictable future, food problems will be a permanent fixture in the world, while conflicts arising from "wars on crops" will also become an international issue of great concern.

    By Shan Jie and Fan Wei | 2022/5/24 23:39:54
  • Bright spots in epidemic control measures show positive and innovative attitude of Chinese people facing COVID-19 challenge

    With China's efficient dynamic zero-COVID policy scientifically and orderly implemented in various cities, the creativity that has emerged alongside the prevention measures has further brightened people's life.

    By Lin Xiaoyi and Shan Jie | 2022/5/23 2:22:00
  • US uses sales of second-hand arms as bait to expand influence, but irresponsible transfers risk empowering terrorists, criminals

    At the US-ASEAN Summit held earlier this month, US President Joe Biden promised to enhance security cooperation with Southeast Asian countries with an obvious intent to actively rope in ASEAN member states into the malicious US strategy of containing China.

    By Liu Xuanzun | 2022/5/22 22:56:11
  • Mental health services and support stepped up as Shanghai closes in on epidemic-fight victory

    As Shanghai's residents came under the lockdown due to resurgence of COVID-19 since late March, millions of lives around the megacity have been restrained with experts warning of psychological damage amid jumping reports of anxiety, depression, and mental health disorders. However, mental health support is never offline.

    By Hu Yuwei and Fan Wei | 2022/5/20 0:33:32
  • Photographers' work through decades shows Xinjiang's transformation and residents' improving livelihoods

    When talking about the development of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, especially in the past decade, people usually produce a string of figures, either on the fast GDP and individual income growth, or its success as a thriving cultural melting pot; there is also another way to more vividly appreciate the prosperity of the region - through the power of image. The Global Times reporters Liu Xin and Bai Yunyi talked with two photographers from Urumqi and Hotan, who shared their photography works and their stories of how these photos captured the region's changes and the happy lives of local residents.

    By Liu Xin and Bai Yunyi | 2022/5/19 22:25:26
  • Chinese scholars share country's remarkable human rights progress internationally with great confidence

    What is the real human rights situation in China? This is a question that has been so frequently asked to Chinese scholars in international circles. Amid so much disinformation and untenable human rights violations allegations against China, Chinese scholars have offered data and facts detailing China's achievements in improving human rights - lifting 99 million rural poor people from poverty, providing 38 million students with a nutrition allowance every year, supporting treatment for more than 20 million poor patients, and protecting people's lives amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

    By Liu Xin and Zhao Juecheng | 2022/5/19 0:18:03
  • GT Investigates: Higher infection and mortality, increasing ethnic violence, unemployment, and deep-rooted racism in the US deprive minorities of a present and a future

    Editor's Note: Western countries, one by one, have scrapped their COVID-19 restrictions and are purportedly be ready to "return to normalcy." Yet, as the novel coronavirus continues to mutate, from the deadly Delta variant to the more contagious, milder Omicron variant, what can such a rush to re-open really bring the West in the post-pandemic era? After analyzing data and talking to epidemiologists, the Global Times conducted a series of investigative reports into the consequences abound for vulnerable groups, including the elderly, minorities and children when their countries ease COVID-19 restrictions, and what impact such moves would wreak on their medical systems. This is the fourth installment, looking into the shocking impact of the US' easing of anti-epidemic restrictions on the country's ethnic minorities.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/5/15 22:14:52
  • GT Investigates: US failure in epidemic control drives burnout among medics in two-year COVID battle

    As the US marked 1 million American deaths from COVID-19, its medics have become physically and mentally drained in the fight against the virus. Experts said such a heavy burden on medics is due to the overall mitigation policy, which means hospitalization rates are still high.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/5/14 12:43:30
  • What recovery from COVID-19 looks like and what are the long-term effects? Chinese patients share their stories of long COVID

    It is still too early to tell how long COVID will play out for their rest life. But here is a look at what they are experiencing so far which enables us to learn more about challenges that most likely lie ahead, and more importantly, to better understand China's firm policy to protect people from infection.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/5/15 23:48:04
  • FAST FACTS: The 'Sequelae' After Loosening Anti-Virus Measures In Europe

    At present, COVID-19 is still raging around the world. The World Health Organization recently emphasized that theCOVID-19 epidemic is still a "public health emergency of international concern," and repeatedly urged governments around the world to remain vigilant and be fully prepared in epidemic prevention measures. However, some countries and regions have removed such epidemic prevention measures and adopted the "coexistence with the virus" model.

    By Global Times | 2022/5/15 17:43:41
  • Western countries' knowledge about pandemic prevention remained stuck at the 1918 level: Austrian scholar

    Austrian scholar Otto Kolbl (Kolbl) has received attacks from right-wing extremists and several Western media outlets after publishing, in March 2020, a paper calling European countries to learn from China in containing the coronavirus disease.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/5/15 17:40:15
  • Beijingers volunteer for strengthened dynamic-zero measures in arduous Omicron fight

    What are residents of China's capital doing and thinking while the city continues the battle against COVID-19?

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2022/5/14 3:08:16
  • 'Fantastic Four': How four Shanghai residents contribute to anti-epidemic work with unique professional skills

    The "Fantastic Four" from Marvel Comics, a fictional four-member superhero team, impresses global audiences with the skills the heroes have, and their determination and courage to fight evil and make the world a better place.

    By Yu Xi and Huang Lanlan in Shanghai | 2022/5/12 20:54:57
  • GT Investigates: US epidemic incompetence creates 200,000 'COVID orphans' with 75% of American children infected

    More than two years after the novel coronavirus disease outbreak, and behind the whopping COVID-19 death toll of more than a million in the US, there are far more shocking and heart-breaking numbers.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/5/11 22:16:37
  • GT Investigates: West ignores scientific wisdom with premature reopening, most vulnerable left to die

    As the West embracing "normalcy" with bars full of unmasked revelers, beaches awash with sunbathers from home and abroad, it seems they cannot wait to walk out of the COVID-19 pandemic shadow. But are they forgetting something?

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/5/11 0:14:52
  • Chinese people born in 1950s, 1980s, and 2000s experience different youth, yet share same national dream and passion

    Under different historic periods, the environment in which the Chinese youth have grown up, the events they have experienced, and the opportunities they were offered are entirely different. However, what has never changed is that they have always played a vanguard role in the quest for national rejuvenation.

    By Shan Jie, Lin Xiaoyi, Huang Lanlan and Hu Yuwei | 2022/5/9 23:01:05
  • Post-00s Chinese confidently express love to their country at bigger stages

    The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games witnessed China's younger generation shine on the global sporting stage. Many post-2000s athletes, including snowboarder Su Yiming in Team China impressed the world with, not only their excellent performances, but also their confident smiles and fluency in multiple languages.

    By Shan Jie and Huang Lanlan | 2022/5/8 22:39:00
  • Generation born in the 1980s inspired by the fastest-growing decade in China

    The 1980s were an open, inclusive and passionate era in China. The passion, romance and idealism of the 1980s were epic and most millennials have never experienced this. They grew up in the 20 years when China's economy increasingly developed and became an influential power on the world stage. Whether they are scientists or grassroots officials, the understanding of "beauty", "success" and the "Chinese dream" of the post-1980s generations cannot be isolated from the context of China's booming era. They reflect the exuberance of young people in China's soaring orbit.

    By Hu Yuwei and Shan Jie | 2022/5/9 1:01:55
  • China's 1950s generation looks back on the intertwining of their destiny and China's development, thanking the opportunities presented by the times

    Born in the dawn of the new China, the post-1950s generation has experienced China's grand journey, from poverty to prosperity, and their destiny is also closely linked to every step of the development of their motherland.

    By Lin Xiaoyi and Huang Lanlan | 2022/5/9 3:56:52
  • How 'Seine of Beijing' becomes a romantic escape for Beijing residents, expats amid COVID-19

    ​Riding the flat-bottomed river barges winding their way through the Liangma River, which is lined with willow trees and reflects blue sky, many Beijing residents, who were prevented from traveling due to COVID-19 epidemic prevention measures,had the illusion that they were gently gliding along the Seine River in Paris.

    By Hu Yuwei and Lin Xiaoyi | 2022/5/8 23:48:49
  • Safeguards in style: Designer arms youth with pride from China's self-made aircraft carrier

    China's first white paper published recently on its youth describes its young generation as "confident, aspirant and responsible". According to the document, Chinese youth possess a global vision and stand at the forefront of the times bursting with commitment: pursuing lofty ideals with a firm belief in socialism with Chinese characteristics. Young people are also described in the paper as full of patriotism, displaying the sterling quality of living up to responsibilities and striving to be contributors to the country's development.

    By Xu Liuliu | 2022/4/30 11:55:28
  • Gen-Z director amazes world with ancient dancing show, pledges to be cultural promoter

    China's first white paper published recently on its youth describes its young generation as confident, aspirant and responsible. According to the document, Chinese youth possess a global vision and stand at the forefront of the times bursting with commitment: pursuing lofty ideals with a firm belief in socialism with Chinese characteristics.Young people are also described in the paper as full of patriotism, displaying the sterling quality of living up to responsibilities and striving to be contributors to the country's development.

    By Shan Jie and Cao Siqi | 2022/4/29 14:57:29
  • Fruitful decade for Chinese archaeology with magnificent finds and overseas expeditions

    Chinese archaeology, as aided by cutting-edge technology and the passionate efforts of a vibrant new generation of archaeologists, has been in its golden age in the past decade. Chinese President Xi Jinping has also urged college students studying archaeology to take the study on as a historical responsibility, with an increasing number of young people being encouraged to follow an archaeological path which is far more interesting than initially thought.

    By Chen Xi and Xu Liuliu | 2022/4/27 22:44:28
  • Shanghai residents try hard to keep fashionable, positive lifestyle during arduous Omicron battle

    Shanghai, also known as the "Pearl of the Orient," has been in static management, which requires all residents to stay put, for over a month. Despite the real challenges in daily life brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak, from being fashionably dressed when taking nucleic acid tests to groups buying coffee and burgers, Shanghai residents have not abandoned their efforts to maintain a lifestyle commensurate with the famed city, which is rooted in Shanghai's history of prosperous business and trade, and unique culture.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/4/26 20:12:22
  • GT investigates: Australia pushes US 'Indo-Pacific Strategy' by military, economic coercion over Pacific Island nations

    For decades, Australia, the "manager" of the United States in their South Pacific region "backyard," has been nakedly projecting its rampant hegemony by treating the island countries as vassals. Although the region has been "neglected" for long, as Australia's own official has admitted, when China tries to develop normal cooperation and economic exchanges there, Canberra, Washington and its allies cannot stop their hysteric attacks on China and the island governments who show friendliness to other countries outside the Western block.

    By Shan Jie, Lin Xiaoyi and Huang Lanlan | 2022/4/26 2:26:48
  • Shanghai city dwellers develop new bonds as they barter goods amid lockdown

    At present, the Shanghai epidemic prevention and control battle is at a critical stage. As an international trading and cultural hub, the sudden pause from the lockdown has drawn worldwide attention.

    By Hu Yuwei in Beijing and Huang Lanlan in Shanghai | 2022/4/26 0:51:31
  • Shanghai expats find creative ways to boost morale, bond with locals in Omicron fight

    The Global Times presents different stories unfolding during the current anti-epidemic battle in Shanghai, to showcase the city's tenderness, optimism, and diversity. This is the second installment.

    By Hu Yuwei, Shan Jie, Xing Xiaojing in Beijing, and Feng Yu in Shanghai | 2022/4/25 23:31:41
  • From community work to balcony concert, foreign volunteers lend a hand in Shanghai's anti-epidemic battle

    Reporters from the Global Times recently contacted several international volunteers who have offered to help in the fight against the epidemic in Shanghai and listened to their thoughts and stories in the process.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/4/24 21:10:31
  • Australia fails to reflect on its human rights misdeeds, turning refugee acceptance into a glaring political farce

    The Global Times will publish a two-part series focusing on the mishandling of the refugee crisis in the UK and Australia, which will offer a glimpse into the hypocrisy and double standards applied by this white-supremacist political community. This is part two of the series written by GT staff reporters.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/4/21 20:48:47
  • UK's controversial refugee policies cause double standards and human rights concerns similar to the US

    The UK's relative lack of urgency, buck-passing and racial disparities in the management of the recent wave of Ukrainian refugees crossing the border was largely criticized globally, as its lip-service exposed its political calculation and hypocrisy which are also evident in its dark history of dealing with refugee crisis.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/4/20 0:03:19
  • Unmasking a villain: Revealing the true nature of the US and what it has wrought onto the world with CG cartoons

    The masks covering the true face of the US were taken off one after another through the seven stories the Global Times had published over the course of the past few weeks. These masks are engraved with words such as peace, liberty, security, unity, science, humanity, and global order, hiding the country's true visage that has been distorted with lust, greed, and subjugation.

    By Global Times | 2022/4/19 22:04:16
  • GT Investigates: Layer by layer, peeling back the US' masks and what it has wrought onto the world

    The masks covering the true face of the US have been removed one after another through the seven investigative stories the Global Times published over the course of the past few weeks. These masks are engraved with beautiful words such as peace, liberty, security, unity, science, humanity, and global order, hiding the country's true visage distorted with lust, greed, and subjugation.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/4/19 19:19:48
  • Smears, threats, military escalation: US, Aussie allies collusion to corner China in the South Pacific 'backyard' shows their own fear: experts

    A regular security pact signed to meet the actual needs of both parties between China and the Solomon Islands has recently become a sore spot for the US and its allies Australia, New Zealand and others who ardently continue to hype the narrative of China as a "potential threat" in the South Pacific region which they have long considered as their own "backyard."

    By Shan Jie | 2022/4/19 1:57:13
  • Exclusive full interview with Pakistani ambassador: China-Pakistan ties are significant regardless of leadership change

    As "Iron brothers," China and Pakistan have remained in close and supportive friendship since they formally established diplomatic relations in 1951. On April 11, Pakistan's parliament elected Shahbaz Sharif as the country's new Prime Minister. The Chinese Foreign Ministry sent congratulations to Sharif on his election and stressed that China and Pakistan are "all-weather strategic cooperative partners" with a "rock-solid and unbreakable" relationship. Sharif praised Pakistan's close relations with China and reaffirmed his resolve to elevate bilateral ties to a new level. In an exclusive interview with Global Times (GT) reporter Sun Haoran, Pakistani Ambassador to China Moin ul Haque (Haque) said that, as an old friend of China, Prime Minister Sharif looks forward to strengthening cooperation with China.

    By Global Times | 2022/4/19 1:15:59
  • Shanghai's lockdown-born residential community 'bulk-buying organizers' become grass-roots 'life-savers' in modern battle against coronavirus disease

    When an Omicron-hit Shanghai entered an almost total COVID-19 lockdown requiring millions of people to stay home, 47-year-old newspaper editor Feng Yu, who had no initial group-buying experience, did not expect to become her building's unofficial broker - or "Tuanzhang" in Chinese - to source for groceries for her neighbors via dozens of WeChat groups amid dwindling supplies.

    By Hu Yuwei, Lin Xiaoyi in Beijing and Huang Lanlan in Shanghai | 2022/4/18 21:14:01
  • 'Voldemort' of global order: America is the 'Dark Lord' set on destroying international order

    Fanning the flames to create turmoil, using economic and financial hegemony to sanction opponents, and forming cliques to create political isolation - the US is using its hegemony to undermine the international order. In fact, the US government's approach is quite similar to Voldemort's - they both believe in power, recruit followers, use violence, and repeatedly want to kill competitors in order to maintain supremacy.

    By Xing Xue and Zhou Zhuobin in London | 2022/4/17 19:41:52
  • Twisted in translation: Western media, social groups set up language barriers by intentionally misreading, misinterpreting Chinese materials

    In recent years, China's social and economic policies are a hot topic of discussion among media all over the world. Unfortunately, few Western media outlets can correctly show their audience an authentic image of China due to their lack of understanding of the country or their malicious bias against it.

    By Huang Lanlan and Lin Xiaoyi | 2022/4/14 22:34:33
  • Human rights destroyer: US causes humanitarian disasters around globe, killing innocent civilians and creating millions of refugees

    Is the US a "defender" or a "violator" of human rights? Who has been sacrificed on the "altar" of US-touted "democracy?" One Global Times reporter investigated the US' vile practice of igniting war under the pretext of "human rights and democracy."

    By Li Zhun | 2022/4/13 22:21:45
  • Chinese scholars willing to lend a helping hand to Afghan counterparts in conserving relics along the Silk Road

    As Afghan Taliban tries to find ways to best conserve Buddha statues, China's state-of-the-art conservation of Buddhist artworks at the Mogao Caves can provide help for the war-ravaged country toward cultural heritage conservation, considering China and Afghanistan's similar historical grotto construction practices and close ties in ancient times along the Silk Road, experts said.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/4/12 20:19:43
  • US against 180+: Washington the solo dissenter to biological weapons verification regime in intl community

    The US has ignited a war between Russia and Ukraine for its own selfish interests, the flames of war have also unveiled a darker side of the US' secret biological experimentation activities around the world. Although the US government has repeatedly claimed that it is not developing biological weapons, numerous facts show that this claim is hardly convincing.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/4/8 22:15:51
  • The poison disseminator: How US spread biological 'poison', ethnic division and ideological antagonism around the world

    Editor's Note: Since the military conflict between Russia and Ukraine began, the international community has grown increasingly aware of the roles the US and NATO have played behind the crisis. From funding biological labs to creating ethnic division and ideological confrontation around the world, from imposing sanctions on “disobedient countries” to coercing other nations to pick sides, the US has acted like a “Cold War schemer,” or a “vampire” who creates “enemies” and makes fortunes from pyres of war. The Global Times is publishing a series of stories and cartoons to unveil how the US, in its superpower status, has been creating trouble in the world one crisis after another. This is the fifth installment. After World War Two (WWII), the US ran amok around the world, leaving behind a plague of war and hatred wherever they went. Whether on the biological front or in the ideological front, the US is the top “poison disseminator.”

    By Zhang Mengxu | 2022/4/10 21:45:15
  • Ignoring the facts, needs of China-Solomon Islands security cooperation and hyping groundless accusations on China show Western arrogance, hegemony: experts

    While China and the Solomon Islands inked a bilateral security pact a week ago, hype from Western countries, particularly Australia and the US, has never stopped, with continuous speculations on China's so-called "real intentions" of "militarizing the region."

    By Shan Jie | 2022/4/8 3:04:05
  • National agro and reserve system, needs-based imports ensure food security for 1.4 billion

    Editor's Note: As a country with a population of approximately 1.4 billion, China attaches great importance to food security. The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has pushed up food and fertilizer prices, and some impacts on global grain supplies have been witnessed. Though China has assured its food security, some foreign media outlets took this opportunity to falsely claim that China will face grain shortages, to stoke anxiety and blame China for the tension in Ukraine. Who is hyping China's supposed food issue? Are China's grain production and supplies safe enough? How will China guarantee its food supply? The Global Times will present three investigative reports in the coming days. This is the second installment.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/4/7 21:31:33
  • Changing negative impression toward China: What lesson have Indians learned from their own experiences

    As the Russia-Ukraine conflict looms over the international community, inside India, a growing wave of voices advocating for India to shun the West's influence and even calls for a joining of forces with China and other developing countries, have started brewing.

    By Xing Xiaojing and Shan Jie | 2022/4/7 18:49:00
  • GT Investigates: Western media bad-mouths China's food security amid Ukraine crisis, while blaming Chinese for global supply strain

    Food security has become a fresh topic used by some Western media outlets to smear China, as the conflict between Russia and Ukraine has, to some degree, caused a grain price increase and challenged grain supplies globally.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/4/6 22:52:59
  • Cold War schemer: Reminiscing in its past 'victory,' US brings color revolutions to 21st century to maintain its hegemony

    From disintegrating the Soviet Union to designing the "Ukrainian Trap" step by step with the intention of achieving the strategic goals of "eliminating" Russia, suppressing Europe, containing China and maintaining an absolute hegemony, the "strategic master plan" adopted by the US can kill many birds with one stone in order to dominate the world.

    By Zhao Juecheng | 2022/4/5 21:22:32
  • Most Russians optimistic about future, more united against external sanctions: experts

    At a time when Western countries are imposing the toughest sanctions on Russia, opinion polls suggest that the number of Russians who are optimistic about the future has incredibly increased, which, local experts noted, shows that the character of the Russian people is to be more united while their country is pressured.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/4/3 14:04:38
  • Mission of hope: China's toughest evacuation concludes perfectly, showing the country's resolve, mobility and cohesion aimd crisis

    "It was the first time that many of us had ever witnessed gunfire, our first time hiding in bomb shelters, and our first time fleeing a country while surmounting so many difficulties," said Dong Hao, a Chinese student among the last batch of Chinese nationals evacuated from eastern Ukrainian citye's Sumy after he finally arrived in Lviv and was warmly received by the Chinese Ambassador to Ukraine Fan Xianrong and fellow embassy staff.

    By Fan Anqi, Chen Qingqing, Cao Siqi and Bai Yunyi | 2022/3/31 19:40:50
  • 'Vampires' in the war: US warmongers feeding on the bloody turbulence in other countries

    Amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict, arms dealers have made a big fortune in the ongoing war, and financial predators have also missed no opportunity to take full advantage of the situation. Moreover, in the US, there is a group of “politicians, experts, or think tanks” who live by creating imaginary enemies and attacking Russia or China. These warmongers are “vampires” feeding on the bloody turbulence in other countries.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/30 20:57:11
  • NATO's actions belie its words in accepting Ukrainian refugees, causing more chaos and humanitarian disasters

    The humanitarian disaster, resulting from the eastward expansion of NATO, "could soon constitute one of Europe's largest refugee crises since the Second World War," commented the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) at the beginning of the March. NATO member states' hypocritical and inconsistent attitude toward Ukrainian refugees is "disappointing" to the international community, said refugee experts reached by the Global Times.

    By Huang Lanlan, Lin Xiaoyi and Leng Shumei | 2022/3/29 19:11:02
  • Instability brewer: Behind every war and turmoil in the world is shadow of the Star-Spangled Banner

    In order to seek global hegemony, the US has used many resources including political, economic, cultural, educational, and the manipulation of public opinion platforms, and has created turmoil around the world under the banner of "human rights," "democracy," and "freedom."?

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/27 21:56:06
  • GT investigates: Who are the mouthpieces of US-led war of public opinion on “Chinese dams' threats” along Mekong River, and what are their typical methods?

    US' politicization of ecological water issues in the Mekong River for the purpose of tarnishing China's reputation via launching rhetoric battles has become more trendy. The Stimson Center, a US-backed think tank, again bashed China in February for allegedly “holding a massive amount of water” and “might need to be paid to release water for downstream communities afflicted by droughts,” marking the US' latest efforts to sow discord in the area.

    By Hu Yuwei and Zhao Juecheng | 2022/3/28 20:26:29
  • Ukraine crisis instigator: US-led NATO reneges on 'Not one inch eastward' promise to compress Russia's space to the extreme

    Since the military conflict between Russia and Ukraine began, the international community has become increasingly aware of the roles the US and NATO have played behind the crisis.

    By Zhang Hao | 2022/3/23 23:45:24
  • GT Investigates: Behind the online translation campaign are a few Chinese-speaking badfaith actors fed by antagonistic Western media

    Recently, a malicious smear campaign against China on Russia-Ukraine issues surfaced on overseas social media - the "Great Translation Movement."

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/24 23:51:21
  • US pardoned Japan's war criminals in exchange for Unit 731 chemical weapons – how trustworthy is its clarification on Ukraine labs?

    The US is a country with a long history of using and developing chemical and biological weapons in other countries, and such moves, that contravene human rights bills and international laws that could be traced back to 1940s after World War II, have been largely ignored by most mainstream Western media outlets, and analysts have predicted that the US' dirty record in this field could spike global concerns over its recent operating of biological laboratories worldwide.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/22 22:41:53
  • Unholy Crusade: White House leads KOL on anti-Russia propaganda, Western 'rights groups' turn blind eye to hate speech

    As the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues, the internet has seen a surge in hate speech and even death threats against Russians, much of which is manufactured or spread by media outlets or opinion leaders, observers found. Last week, Ukrainian TV host Fakhrudin Sharafmal on his show cited Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann calling for extermination of all Russians including children, and his Fascist speech caused widespread concern and panic, especially among many Russian civilians.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/21 23:33:37
  • 'The motherland is behind you': Chinese Ambassador to Ukraine recounts moving details of evacuation mission in Russia-Ukraine conflict

    In an exclusive video interview with the Global Times (GT) reporters Zhao Si'an and Xing Xiaojing, Ambassador Fan (Fan) disclosed for the first time that the embassy's evacuation was executed under "the most complicated environment and the most dangerous situation." "We are racing against time and to save lives. We are not sleepless just tonight, but sleepless every night," he said.

    By Zhao Si'an and Xing Xiaojing | 2022/3/21 0:55:43
  • Russia-Ukraine conflict can be regarded as a 'preview' of US' possible acts in Asia: Zheng Yongnian

    "We can regard the Russia-Ukraine conflict as a 'preview' of the US' possible acts in Asia… NATO's expansion will not stop unless there is another bloc that forms as a check and balance," said Zheng Yongnian (Zheng) in an exclusive interview with Global Times (GT) reporters Li Aixin and Bai Yunyi. The war in Ukraine is far from over. Will it turn into Pandora's box for the global geopolitical landscape? What lessons can China learn? Zheng shared his views about these issues. Zheng is the presidential chair professor, acting dean of the School of Humanities and Social Science, and the Founding Director of the Advanced Institute of Global and Contemporary China Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen.

    By Global Times | 2022/3/17 20:50:48
  • Ukraine crisis prompts India to reflect on ties with West, rediscover dignified position

    While the Russia-Ukraine conflict unfolds with all the stakeholders following their respective scripts, the stance of a major country, India, has caught the attention of many globally, especially the Chinese public.

    By Shan Jie, Huang Lanlan and Lin Xiaoyi | 2022/3/16 23:10:01
  • My father endured secret brainwashing experiment; he came back a totally different person

    Editor's Note: Among the victims of the CIA's MK Ultra project is the family of Julie Tanny (Tanny), whose father was coercively brainwashed as part of the Montreal Experiments in Canada back in the 1950s. The experiments were funded by the Canadian government and covertly in part by the CIA. She is the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed against five defendants – the US government, the Canadian government, the McGill University health center, the Royal Victoria Hospital, and McGill University, as her family was irreparably destroyed by the program. She shared her story with the Global Times (GT) in a recent interview.

    By Wang Wenwen | 2022/3/15 22:56:29
  • US covertly experiments mind control on people across continents for decades; no official apology

    "They've taken away enough from me. I don't remember my birth name. I am not in contact with my children. It's a very degrading, devastating reality," said 72-year-old Maryam Ruhullah, an MK Ultra victim who now lives in Grand Prairie, Texas.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/15 22:43:56
  • Chinese donations ramp up to mitigate Afghan humanitarian disaster worsened by US sanctions and theft

    As Afghanistan's US dollar reserves remain illegally frozen by the Biden administration, the Chinese civil society ramped up emergency humanitarian assistance work to Afghan families under severe threat through donations of food and cash, alongside batches of Chinese governmental aid packages, to help relieve the most severe of local humanitarian crises.

    By Hu Yuwei and Zhao Juecheng | 2022/3/14 22:57:09
  • GT investigates: From Guantanamo Bay to local prisons, human rights violations are pervasive in US jail system

    The notorious Guantanamo Bay prison has become synonymous with the 'dark prison' of the world, but it reflects only the tip of the iceberg of the US prison system's trampling on laws and human rights - behind the shady scenes are violence, abuse, sexual assault, corruption, and many other atrocities.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/13 18:23:23
  • GT exclusive: China-Nepal relations are founded on mutual trust: President of Nepal

    Recently, Zhao Yipu, the Global Times' special correspondent in Kathmandu (GT), had the opportunity to talk with the President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari (Bhandari), who is the first woman leader to have been elected to the country's highest office. In the interview with GT, she talked about the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, her understanding of the leadership of Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Communist Party of China, as well as China-Nepal cooperation based on the Belt and Road Initiative.

    By Zhao Yipu in Kathmandu | 2022/3/10 20:26:44
  • GT investigates: US politicians, Western media, Taiwan online trolls co-orchestrated disinformation campaign against Chinese mainland amid Russia-Ukraine conflict

    False claims targeting China have seen a new wave of proliferation after the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, as the Global Times discovers that the usual suspects in the disinformation war - senior US officials, Western media outlets, internet trolls from the island of Taiwan - have ganged up to campaign against and scapegoat China.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/9 21:27:47
  • Instead of reflecting on its own untold sins, Japan obsesses with accusing other countries of 'human rights violations'

    In recent years, the Japanese government has given prominence to "human rights" in the field of foreign policy, and some politicians with extreme ideologies have deliberately hyped other countries' "human rights issues" for unilaterally flaunting and beautifying Japan's image as a "model student" of human rights. However, in fact, the international community and even the Japanese public have always believed Japan has a poor human rights record.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/8 20:53:42
  • What people of color are experiencing in Ukraine fully exposes deep-rooted racism and white supremacy the West upholds: African-British critic

    While the ongoing crisis in Ukraine continues, it is even more regrettable that people of color like Africans, Indians, and Arabs, who have lived in Ukraine and are trying to flee the war, seem to be treated unfairly by the West with actions and manipulation of public opinion. This fully exposes their white supremacy and hypocrisy, and has drawn criticism from people around the world. Shola Mos-Shogbamimu, a British Nigerian lawyer, political commentator, and author of This is Why I Resist: Don't Define My Black Identity, was one of those who spoke up and bravely expressed their indignation.

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2022/3/7 19:54:26
  • GT investigates: Evidence suggests US may have supported neo-Nazi Azov Battalion

    The Azov Special Operations Detachment, also known as Azov Battalion, a infamous Ukraine-based neo-Nazi military regiment founded by white supremacists, garnered worldwide attention after its members were seen involved in the ongoing Ukraine-Russia crisis. Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared that Russia's military operation in Ukraine aimed to "demilitarize" and "de-Nazify" Ukraine.

    By Huang Lanlan and Cui Fandi | 2022/3/7 19:50:32
  • Technologies, accessible facilities at Beijing Winter Paralympics venues demonstrate 'China's warmth'

    With the help of technologies, the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympic Games has made every effort to create a barrier-free environment, provide athletes with convenient, fast, accurate and meticulous services as well as a comfortable living environment, demonstrating the warmth of China.

    By Shan Jie, Huang Lanlan and Cui Fandi | 2022/3/6 19:40:18
  • West-backed anti-China organization exploits Ukraine crisis to further antagonistic agenda and division

    While innocent civilians in Ukraine are suffering from the flames of conflict, which have brought the world under threat of being ripped further apart, some forces, as opposed to fixing the division, are taking advantage of the turbulence to smear China by peddling false information, aiming to "launch a war" against China.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/3/3 23:08:30
  • Chinese experts find apparent errors in biased data on Chinese dams on Mekong River by US-funded project

    Chinese hydrological experts discovered that the reservoir level readings released by the US State Council-funded program "Mekong Dam Monitor (MDM)" were full of serious errors and differed significantly from the actual gauge, which can easily be misused in the hyping of Chinese dams "controlling water" and "hurting downstream countries."

    By Hu Yuwei | 2022/3/2 21:28:45
  • Discovering Qitaihe, China's rust belt town that's become 'hometown of Winter Olympic champions'

    With so many cities in Northeast China, why did Qitaihe, a small city 1,600 kilometers away from Beijing, become China's cradle of winter sports champions?

    By Wang Qi in Qitaihe, Heilongjiang | 2022/3/1 21:41:10
  • Chinese staff recalls their warm yet dignified reception of Richard Nixon in his Shanghai visit 50 years ago

    Fifty years ago, a joint China-US communiqué was issued in Shanghai, marking former US president Richard Nixon's week-long historic visit to China, which became a diplomatic breakthrough in modern China-US relations. That ice-breaking trip also gave many Chinese people an opportunity to interact with Americans in person. Curiosity, nervousness, and contempt were intertwined, but the label on the expected guest of honor as "the head of an imperialist country" did not sway host China in making the most serious of preparations, while efforts were made to ensure that the historic exchange would go smoothly.

    By Feng Yu and Yu Xi | 2022/2/28 23:20:39
  • US guests moved by Chinese hospitality: 'China will remain in our memory for a long time'

    Here is the story of Xia Yongfang, former director assistant of the Shanghai Municipal Foreign Affairs Office, who participated in the reception of the US delegation to China in 1972.

    By Yu Xi | 2022/2/28 3:39:02
  • Affinity lies in mutual understanding between people: member of welcome team to greet then US first lady in 1972

    Here is the story of Gui Yonghao, a member of the welcome team at the China Welfare Institute Children's Palace, who participated in the reception of the US delegation visiting China in 1972.

    By Yu Xi | 2022/2/28 3:21:37
  • 'Our performances were not that revolutionary': Shanghai acrobat recounts Nixon's China Visit in 1972

    Here is the story of Zhou Liangtie, the first acrobat to perform for the US delegation on February 27, 1972.

    By Feng Yu | 2022/2/28 1:33:54
  • Zheng Minzhi, witness of the Ping-Pong Diplomacy, recalls historical moment of Nixon's visit to China

    On the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of former US President Richard Nixon's visit to China and the issuance of the Shanghai Communiqué, famous table tennis player Zheng Minzhi, one of the members of the Chinese table tennis delegation that traveled to the US in 1972, recalled the historical trip in Shanghai.

    By Yu Xi | 2022/2/28 0:49:16
  • Receptionist recounts Nixon's visit to China in 1972

    85-year-old He Zhaofa, receptionist at the Jin Jiang Hotel who served then US President Richard Nixon in 1972 in Shanghai, shared with the Global Times some details of the encounter.

    By Feng Yu | 2022/2/28 0:12:55
  • Light that shone through from Nixon's big gamble 50 years ago has not faded: veteran diplomat

    On February 28, 50 years ago, on the night the Joint US-China Communiqué was issued, Nicholas Platt, one of the youngest diplomats in the US delegation who served as the special assistant to the then US secretary of state William Rogers, met President Nixon for the first and last time.

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2022/2/27 22:37:21
  • Interpreter of China's former leaders recounts details of Nixon's historic meeting with Chairman Mao

    Fifty years ago today, a joint US-China Communiqué was signed in Shanghai, marking the week-long historic visit of former US President Richard Nixon to China, which became a diplomatic breakthrough in modern China-US relations. On this occasion, Global Times reporters, Hu Yuwei and Zhao Juecheng (GT), had an exclusive interview with Tang Wensheng (Tang), witness to Nixon's historical visit as interpreter for Chairman Mao Zedong and Premier Zhou Enlai. Tang recalls the meetings between the leaders of the two countries as they worked to bridge the gulf between them in seek of common ground.

    By Hu Yuwei and Zhao Juecheng | 2022/2/27 22:19:47
  • Fed up with political malevolence, recipient countries reject MCC over questionable terms

    As of February, 2022, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has completed 83 compacts and threshold programs in 51 countries and regions across Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Pacific. But many in those countries have complained about the MCC's political interference.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/2/25 0:13:26
  • Looting in name of democracy: How US pulls the strings behind controversial MCC deal with Nepal?

    Widely seen as part of the US' Indo-Pacific Strategy's push to further contain China, the MCC deal has been called a tool of modern imperialism. Behind this aggressive push, the US' true intentions - expanding US national interests and strategy under financial aid pretenses - have become crystal clear.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2022/2/25 0:04:38
  • Giant panda-lending program widely endeared among animal and peace lovers despite frail voice of politicization

    With the current conducting of collaborative research on giant panda conservation between China and 22 zoos in 18 foreign countries, the Global Times contacted four zoos in different countries that are working closely with China in this field, all of them appreciated the process and the results of their cooperation with their Chinese counterparts.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/2/24 0:12:14
  • How US media, liberal or conservative, turn Beijing Winter Olympics into another feather in their anti-China campaign cap

    How did some influential American media outlets cover the Beijing Winter Olympics, when the US sees China as a strategic rival? The Global Times selected six US media outlets that represent different interest groups in the country, and collected and analyzed their recent coverage related to the Beijing Winter Games, trying to learn about the US media's strategy concerning the Games and the possible prejudice behind it.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/2/22 20:50:15
  • Olympic volunteers, logistical staff saluted for excellent work that made 'truly exceptional' Beijing event possible

    For the past fortnight, the world has seen both glorious and touching moments experienced by the Olympians, who gave stellar performances on the Beijing Winter Olympic stage, inspiring multitudes around the world. Making the event possible, however, has been the hard work of tens of thousands of volunteers and staff - their names may not be mentioned, but their efforts, affability, and excellent work will be remembered through the success of this "truly exceptional" Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/2/21 23:09:27
  • US' attempt to woo Pacific islands serves its regional interests after realizing Western power vacuum in region

    The US is seeking to return to the Pacific island countries as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced the reopening of the US embassy in the Solomon Islands after 29 years, bringing the South Pacific nation back to the center of international politics, as it is still recovering from widespread riots in November 2021.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/2/20 23:20:03
  • How technology helps Chinese athletes make breakthroughs at Beijing Winter Olympics

    From the accurate capturing of relevant movement data to help develop and improve training plans, the overall improvement of sports equipment performance, to the worry-free training security guarantee, the power of China's technology plays a significant role in the athletes' pursuit of professional success.

    By Huang Lanlan, Lin Xiaoyi and Tao Mingyang | 2022/2/17 21:08:38
  • Hosting three Olympics in a row shows elevation of global influence of South Korea, Japan and China: Korean envoy

    In 2015, China won the bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, following South Korea, which has become a notable power in the rink in recent decades. Recently, Global Times (GT) reporters Shan Jie, Zhao Juecheng and Lin Luwen talked with Kim Jin-gon (Kim), minister-counsellor at the Embassy of the ROK in China and director of the Korean Cultural Center in China. Kim delivered his observation on the rise of Northeast Asia in winter sports, his understanding of the “Green Olympics,” and China-South Korea people-to-people exchanges.

    By Shan Jie, Zhao Juecheng and Lin Luwen | 2022/2/17 18:39:14
  • Friendship and nostalgia preserved in copyrighted 'Friends' despite edited lines: Chinese fans

    It has been 28 years since Rachel rushed into Central Perk wearing a wedding dress in the iconic opening scene of the series, and 18 years since the group of friends handed over their keys and closed the door to Monica's apartment in New York City, but Friends could still arouse huge waves easily, even on the other side of the globe.

    By Shan Jie, Lin Xiaoyi and Xu Keyue | 2022/2/16 21:32:47
  • Swedes optimistic about country's largest delegation to Winter Games

    Editor's Note: The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics are in full swing, and among some of the strongest contenders for the leader board is the Swedish delegation who have the full support of their fellow countrymen back home and a large international fan base. In a recent exclusive interview with Global Times(GT) reporter Lin Xiaoyi, Swedish Ambassador to China, Helena Sångeland(Sångeland), said she is full of expectation in the Beijing Winter Olympics, noting that Sweden's delegation to Games has the country's largest line-up in its history. In the interview, Sångeland recalled the long and deep cooperation between Sweden and China in preparing for the Games and in developing snow and ice sports, expecting that the excellent performance of Swedish athletes in Beijing will set an example for many young athletes.

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2022/2/16 20:41:24
  • China red lights up Nicaragua following reopening of embassy: Exclusive with Chinese envoy

    The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics have become a hot topic in Nicaragua, the latest country to resume diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China, Yu Bo, counselor of the newly reopened Chinese Embassy in Nicaragua, told the Global Times in an exclusive interview. He highlighted how the National Palace of Culture, an iconic structure at Revolution Square in Nicaragua's capital Managua, was recently lit red in honor of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and the Chinese New Year. Revolution Square was where the recently reelected Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega held the inauguration ceremony, highlighting its important political significance.

    By Hu Yuwei and Bai Yunyi | 2022/2/15 22:56:05
  • Exclusive: US-based PR professional receives death threats for contract to promote Beijing 2022, says Olympics should not be politized

    After being contracted by Chinese government to strategize on the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, a US-based PR company came under malicious attacks.

    By Hu Yuwei and Bai Yunyi | 2022/2/14 22:57:51
  • Taiwan's first female skier to qualify for the Beijing Winter Olympics gains great encouragement and growth in the Games

    As the first female skier from the island of Taiwan to qualify for the Winter Olympics, Lee Wen-yi is the only skier who has left a trail of upward climbing in Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games in the competition of alpine-skiing women's slalom, where everyone races to go downhill.

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2022/2/14 20:33:38
  • DPP sacrifices Taiwan people's interests by lifting ban on Japan'nuclear food' for political gain

    Importing toxic food and generously gifting scarce masks to the US in the face of local emergency shortages, the DPP has engaged in countless cunning political calculations against the interests of the Taiwan people, to enhance international visibility or initiate skewed "international cooperation."

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/2/13 20:53:47
  • Winter Games offer great opportunities for Austria, China to deepen cooperation: ambassador

    Few countries in modern Olympic history have won more medals at the Winter Games than at the Summer Games, and Austria is one of them. The Alps traverse the country from west to east, nurturing Austrians' natural love for winter sports. In a recent exclusive interview with Global Times (GT) reporters Lin Xiaoyi and Cui Fandi, Austrian ambassador to China, Andreas Riecken (Riecken) said that at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world, China offers an opportunity for athletes from all countries to come together and celebrate this great sporting event, and he looks forward to see further deepened cooperation between Austria and China through the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, and the development of ice and snow sports.

    By Lin Xiaoyi & Cui Fandi | 2022/2/13 20:02:34
  • Gu Ailing, Su Yiming shine at Beijing 2022, showcasing confidence, zest of China's Gen-Zers

    Born at the turn of the millennial when China had just won the bid to host the Olympics, China's Gen-Z grew up witnessing the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, and now, this generation has taken on leading roles in the ongoing Winter Olympics' grand stage, as well as other diverse spaces and industries around China, showcasing confidence, patriotism, globalism, and multiculturalism.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/2/9 22:51:29
  • Two-way selection: Will the miracle of Gu Ailing change Chinese sports fans' mixed feelings on naturalized athletes?

    Several excellent performances by some "foreign faces" representing Team China have reignited discussion on naturalizing top-tier athletes, which has been a controversial topic among sports fans. But the situation will quickly settle as the public acknowledges their achievements and the country becomes increasingly open.

    By Shan Jie, Lin Xiaoyi and Huang Lanlan | 2022/2/8 21:29:30
  • GT Investigates: A 'green terror': Separatist DPP authority tries to silence pro-reunification and mainland-friendly Taiwan citizens with punishment, threats

    The ongoing 2022 Winter Olympic Games and the just concluded Chinese Spring Festival holidays, this year's biggest sports pageant and the most important festival for Chinese people on both sides of the Taiwan Straits, have predictably become a tool for the pro-secessionist Taiwan Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority to reignite the "independence" farce and obstruct cross-Straits exchanges.

    By Huang Lanlan and Lin Xiaoyi | 2022/2/7 18:34:26
  • Rumors behind 'China debt trap': How Western and Indian conspiracists smear China-Sri Lanka cooperation

    After Sri Lanka declared an economic emergency and asked China for help at the beginning of the year, some Western and Indian conspiracists once again went on a bashing spree against China and its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

    By Huang Lanlan in Shanghai and Chen Runze in Colombo | 2022/2/6 19:12:05
  • Beijing will turn new glorious page in intl Olympic movement history: Uzbek diplomat

    This year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Uzbekistan and China. The Global Times (GT) reporters Cao Siqi and Xing Xiaojing conducted an exclusive interview with Batir Tursunov, Charge d'affaires at the Embassy of Uzbekistan to China, who spoke highly of the improvement of bilateral relations over the past few years with corroborated facts and data, and the belief that Beijing, the first city to host both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, will host the Games excellently and turn a new glorious page in the history of the international Olympic movement despite difficulties brought about by the COVID-19.

    By Cao Siqi and Xing Xiaojing | 2022/1/27 22:47:50
  • GT Investigates: Rumors behind 'China debt trap': How Western and Indian conspiracists smear China-Sri Lanka cooperation

    After Sri Lanka declared an economic emergency and asked China for help at the beginning of the year, some Western and Indian conspiracists once again went on a bashing spree against China and its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

    By Huang Lanlan in Shanghai and Chen Runze in Colombo | 2022/1/27 13:48:59
  • Never allow hard-won stability to be reversed: SWAT officers in Xinjiang's Aksu

    What was the most serious situation like in the frontier counter-terrorism fight across Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region? How dangerous was it to fight extremists and terrorists? What qualities are required in special combat soldiers? The Global Times reporters visited and exclusively interviewed the special forces combating terror stationed in Aksu Prefecture in Xinjiang, documenting these heroes' unforgettable experiences in fighting against terrorism.

    By Fan Wei, Xu Yelu and Pang Yue | 2022/1/26 22:54:02
  • GT investigates: Taiwan's DPP authority splurges on bribes to win international favor, maintain dwindling 'diplomatic ties'

    People on the island remain confused about how much money DPP authority have spent under the name of "diplomacy," where the money has gone, and what exactly it has bought.

    By Lin Xiaoyi and Hu Yuwei | 2022/1/25 21:37:19
  • Foreign bloggers present new ways for outside world to get a glimpse into China

    In recent days, videos that were taken by foreigners who live in China about their lives and travels to different cities in China have been attracting more subscribers in China and abroad, and while their videos have shown the outside world the authentic China that is vastly different from what the Western media has portrayed, they continue to be smeared by anti-China forces who call them "propagandist paid by the Chinese government."

    By Liu Xin and Shan Jie | 2022/1/24 21:34:00
  • British blogger's prank shows how little West's 'China experts' really know about China

    Do people who continue issuing China-related threats in TV interviews or write commentary to promote anti-China sentiments, or give advices to Western governments on China policies really know anything about China? Or at least know how to understand information on China that is in Chinese?

    By Liu Xin, Xu Keyue and Shan Jie | 2022/1/24 21:32:41
  • Athletes, not Western politicians, are protagonists of Winter Olympics: Kenneth Fok Kai-kong, VP of Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of HK

    Less than two weeks from the start of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, the Global Times reporters Chen Qingqing and Fan Lingzhi (GT) interviewed Kenneth Fok Kai-kong, vice president of the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong.

    By Chen Qingqing and Fan Lingzhi | 2022/1/23 20:24:59
  • How US achieves Hollywood-style heroism through fake propaganda

    A glittering example of human kindness, a photo that shows Afghan baby Sohail Ahmadi being handed to a US soldier during the chaotic withdrawal of the US troops from Afghanistan in August 2021 has come back into public view recently, with some untold and rather sad truths being revealed. However, experts warn that it's, once again, just another example of the US-orchestrated "Hollywood-style heroism through fake propaganda."

    By GT Staff reporters | 2022/1/20 20:15:36
  • US politicians make a fortune out of health crisis in a system upholding their privilege

    At a time of a national brought about by the COVID-19 crisis, a number of US officials have been revealed to have cashed in on the epidemic by insider trading while concealing vital epidemic information from the public.

    By Hu Yuwei and Xu Keyue | 2022/1/19 22:02:02
  • Behind a 'battle' between Chinese and Indian tricks is mutual pride in math studies with rich history

    If there is something that has the ability to trigger a huge surge of empathy between the Chinese and Indians, it would be mathematics.

    By Shan Jie, Lin Xiaoyi and Cui Fandi | 2022/1/18 22:18:45
  • GT investigates: Rich countries hoarding vaccines in disregard of poorer regions breathes life into new variants, worsens economic disparity

    As the world tries to counter Omicron and bumps up booster shot campaigns, vaccine supply has once again come under discussion, as the World Economic Forum (WEF) rang the alarm bells recently of the COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing gap, and the Davos Agenda virtual event is set to discuss the critical challenges facing the world such as inequality in vaccine distribution.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/1/17 20:51:42
  • 'Three Evil Forces' continue to lurk in shadows of riots, color revolutions in Central Asia: experts

    Terrorism, extremism, and separatism, known as the "Three Evil Forces" have long been an unstable factor in Central Asia. Traces of these forces are once again seen in the latest regional security failure in Kazakhstan.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/1/16 20:39:45
  • Tianjin's rapid COVID-19 tests help stem further Omicron spread; how did it make an impossible mission possible?

    Is it possible for a megacity of 14 million people to complete a city-wide nucleic acid test screening against the coronavirus disease within only two days? North China's Tianjin Municipality says "Yes!"

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/1/13 22:52:06
  • Beijing decorated with Olympic elements as winter games approach

    The atmosphere of the Olympics is in the air in Beijing as the Winter Olympic Games are set to open in less than 25 days. In recent days, the capital city of China has been adorned with Olympic elements that can be spotted in many places.

    By Global Times | 2022/1/12 20:25:54
  • Extreme groups in Kazakhstan won't spill over to border with China: ambassador

    Kazakhstan's Ambassador to China, Gabit Koishibayev, confirmed that the extreme groups that Kazakhstan has been cracking down on amid domestic unrest run no risk of spilling over to Kazakhstan's border with China, and the government thanked China for providing decisive support in guarding regional peace and security at a media conference on Monday. The ambassador stressed the ongoing domestic investigation will find out the causes and forces behind the turmoil before scapegoating specific external actors.

    By Hu Yuwei and Fan Lingzhi | 2022/1/11 22:39:47
  • US govt's failed epidemic response leaves Chinese Americans to fend for themselves amid Omicron surge

    In the US, after two years since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, Chinese Americans who used to feel proud that "no one in the Chinese community was infected" are struggling to cope with the reality that they could get infected any minute in a country where the government's tragic mishandling of the? COVID-19 pandemic has led to countless human disasters.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/1/10 22:07:14
  • A salute to unsung heroes: China celebrates second People's Police Day

    Fighting crimes, maintaining the momentum on virus prevention operations, patrolling cities, and serving the communities, the Chinese People's Police have a reason to be celebrated by the people they safeguard.

    By Global Times | 2022/1/9 18:53:49
  • After Starlink satellites' irregular operations, SpaceX's connection with US military arouses concerns

    The two near-misses between the Starlink satellites by the US' SpaceX and the China Space Station, caused by the Starlink satellites' descent into lower orbits without advance notice, have caused anger among the Chinese public and attracted greater attention from the international community. SpaceX and its founder Elon Musk haven't made any public response specific to the incidents and China's concern over them.

    By Huang Lanlan and Lin Xiaoyi | 2022/1/6 21:54:28
  • GT investigates: What's the use of West-donated COVID-19 vaccines to Africa when millions of doses expire?

    At a time when global cooperation and help are most needed, many countries on the African continent are facing "vaccine nationalism" from the West. Several countries have been forced to discard more than 3 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines because the vaccines expired within months of being received as donations.

    By Cui Fandi and Hu Yuwei | 2022/1/5 22:30:02
  • Xi'an enters 2022 as it confronts severest COVID-19 outbreak since Wuhan

    Northwestern China's Xi'an entered 2022 as it fights the country's severest COVID-19 outbreak since Wuhan's in early 2020, with more than 1,600 cases detected so far.

    By Shan Jie | 2022/1/3 18:17:48
  • Cultural and creative industries shine in Jining, a city rich in culture and history

    Confucius' hometown, Jining, in East China's Shandong Province, has rich traditional cultural resources and its contribution to Chinese history is shown in various aspects.

    By Shan Jie and Lin Mengyue in Jining | 2021/12/31 18:21:10
  • Harmony is precious – Confucian social management still applied today in his birthplace Jining

    'In practicing the rules of propriety, it is harmony that is prized.'

    By Shan Jie in Jining | 2021/12/31 18:02:12
  • Improving ecology and air quality via afforestation

    The Chinese people have long been a major force in creating expansive greener lands and bluer skies. From the forestation campaign that started decades ago to the planting of "virtual trees" on mobile phones today, thanks to the unremitting efforts of the Chinese people, the country's forest coverage rate has increased from 8.6 percent in the early years of the People's Republic of China to 23.04 percent in 2020.

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/12/29 22:46:26
  • China brings back blue skies in green devt by winning the battle against air pollution

    A battle that perfectly exemplifies the Chinese authorities' determination in building a prosperous and beautiful country has been ongoing in China for the past couple of years, is the fight against air pollution, which over the years has claimed some major stepwise victories thanks to tough and comprehensive administrative policies by the government, public participation, and the application of scientific technologies.

    By Shan Jie | 2021/12/29 22:06:28
  • Border defenders in Xinjiang guard China's territory despite remoteness, loneness, harsh environment

    China has over 22,000 kilometers of land border, and a quarter of it is in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, where thousands of border guards are settling and patrolling in remoteness and harsh environments.

    By Xu Yelu in Aksu | 2021/12/29 20:55:30
  • Hungary eyes a result-oriented approach to China, hopes EU-China investment deal a success story for all: Ambassador

    Many Chinese people use the term "iron" to describe the intimacy of China and Hungary. While enjoying friendship that has lasted for decades, China and Hungary are exploring to promote their economic and diplomatic relations. The Global Times reporters (GT) had an exclusive interview with Hungarian Ambassador to China, H.E. Mr Máté Pesti (Máté) and discussed timely questions of bilateral relations, future cooperation and regional topics.

    By Liu Xin, Fan Lingzhi and Zhang Weilan | 2021/12/28 19:35:08
  • People are fed up with West's 'lectures' as it claims to be the best judge of everything: Indian scholar

    During the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) held between October 31 and November 12 in Glasgow, the UK, a short video clip of Indian Marxist scholar Vijay Prashard's speech went viral. In the video, Prashard accused Western countries of robbing the wealth and resources of developing countries through means such as colonialism and encouraging a reliance on fossil fuels among developing nations. After their journey to becoming fully developed nations, Western countries have doubled back to place the culpability of current pollution crises onto developing countries. What made Prashard deliver such a speech in Glasgow? What is the essence of Western countries' behavior in his eyes? Why did he say India needs socialism today? And what is his understanding of China and India's relationship? Recently, the Global Times (GT) reporter Bai Yunyi conversed with Prashard to learn more about his experience and thoughts on such issues.

    By Bai Yunyi | 2021/12/27 21:39:31
  • Chinese scholar applauded the upturn brought by the Taliban government after visit, warning risks remained for more investment

    What is life like for the Afghan people after four months since the Taliban seized power of the country? A group of Chinese scholars and analysts concluded a field investigation and on-site inspection in Afghanistan in the end of November to learn more about how Afghanistan is facing a mounting humanitarian crisis and to further assess opportunities and risks for Chinese companies to invest.

    By Zhao Juecheng and Hu Yuwei | 2021/12/27 3:05:43
  • HK's next chief executive must serve with determination, act with no thought of personal gain: Exclusive interview with former LegCo president

    The next Legislative Council (LegCo) will not become a 'rubber stamp' legislature, as the true purpose of free speech is to solve problems in a rational way rather than opposing each other violently. The previous LegCo became a place just for the opposition only because of different political positions, and it even led to street violence, former LegCo president, Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai, who is also a member of the Candidate Eligibility Review Committee, told the Global Times in an exclusive interview on Wednesday.

    By Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi | 2021/12/24 1:16:17
  • GT investigates: Why American institutes stigmatize Chinese students who defend reputation of motherland?

    Purdue University President Mitch Daniels' open letter to all students on December 15, in which he condemned Chinese students for "harassment" and "threats" allegedly made against students who criticize China, has caused a huge outcry and backlash on campuses across the US, as Chinese students expressed their indignation toward the lies of anti-China forces in the US, and that those who defend the truth and the dignity of China were mischaracterized as bullies.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/23 22:32:39
  • UAE friends support China after seeing prosperity, unity of Xinjiang: Chinese envoy

    China-UAE ties have been a model in the Middle East, as the two countries have achieved profound communication and cooperation in areas including economy, science and technology, and education. In the past years, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has further deepened the bond between the two countries.

    By Shan Jie and Lou Kang | 2021/12/22 22:14:20
  • UAE students from kindergarten to high school learn Chinese amid national strategy, which may spread among Arab world

    Since Hamdan Bin Zayed School started a Chinese language course in 2006, Chinese-language education has taken root across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where the number of students nationwide learning Chinese has increased from merely 20 to more than 45,000 with a systematic learning project. Behind this is the country's prerequisite to seek development and innovation and deepened cooperation with China.

    By Lou Kang | 2021/12/22 22:06:18
  • Western media, anti-China forces use MeToo movement to incite gender antagonism: expert

    A recent controversial interpretation of English words by a prominent Chinese university has sparked heated debate on social media and brought current gender antagonism on the Chinese internet into the spotlight.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/21 21:35:07
  • Winter sports snowball in China with Beijing 2022 approaching

    The Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will open within 50 days, which has also largely boosted the enthusiasm for winter sports among the Chinese public, especially among the youth.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/19 18:03:48
  • Cross-sea bridge tests nation's ingenuity, innovation in ecological conservation, sees reward in increased Chinese white dolphins

    Launched on October 23, 2018, the 55-kilometer-long Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, which is known as the longest bridge-and-tunnel sea crossing in the world, links China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), Zhuhai of South China's Guangdong Province and Macao SAR, and cuts the travel time between the three places to one-sixth of the original travel time.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2021/12/16 19:53:40
  • GT investigate: How big a crime for HK LegCo opposition to obstruct over 100 bills by filibustering?

    With the upcoming 2021 Legislative Council of Hong Kong (LegCo) elections, it is hard to fathom how chaotic the past few years have been with opposition lawmakers using the filibuster and other malicious tactics to paralyze the legislature and causing a large number of bills related to people's livelihoods to be blocked or delayed.

    By Hu Yuwei and Chen Qingqing | 2021/12/15 21:46:07
  • US' MCC grant most divisive issue In Nepal

    The $500 million US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) grant has morphed into a contested geopolitical issue in Nepal, dividing its populace for and against it. Those supporting it argue that the US grant helps build much-needed power transmission lines and upgrades dilapidated roads, but a growing number of people have insisted that it has undermined the country's sovereignty and constitutional autonomy.

    By Ritu Raj Subedi | 2021/12/15 15:13:39
  • From great chaos to great restoration: 'Qinling Mountains defense battle' reflects China's efforts to protect its ecological environment

    The environmental duress faced by the Qinling Mountains has become increasingly serious due to the continuous increase in the conflict between development and environmental protection over the past decades. Driven by selfish interests, the once lush vegetation of the Qinling Mountains was replaced by a cluster of illegal villas; the once wildlife paradise instead turned into a haven for parasites. Fortunately, the central and local governments of China recognized the problem in time, and have since enforced a series of tough measures to tackle violations: Thousands of illegal villas were demolished, hundreds of mines were closed, and the damaged ecosystem was restored on a large scale... With these continued efforts, the Qinling Mountains are rejuvenated with the vitality of nature.

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/12/14 19:59:22
  • People at center: Code of success by China's whole-process democracy and governance

    What is democracy? For some, democracy is a value in crisis or a system that awakens the masses from four years of slumber just to cast a ballot.. But for the Chinese, it is something to go on about on a daily basis but something witnessed, experienced and participated in from a very young age, as democracy runs through every link of the country's governance.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/13 19:41:49
  • ASPI 'showing off' US funds reflects essence of Western think tanks as tools of diplomacy, political manipulation

    An Australia-based think tank that has long served as an anti-China vanguard has recently published its revenue for the past year, showing that the Australian and US governments are its major funding sources. Analysts noted that this reflects the essence of such Western think tanks as nothing but tools for political manipulation and even a incitation to color revolutions, which would spread false information, mislead the public and poison public opinion.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/13 0:06:49
  • 'No flashpoint in Cold War as dangerous as Taiwan is today' – Mearsheimer, Wang Yiwei on whether China, US can avoid tragedy of great power politics

    Editor's Note:This year marks the 20th anniversary of China joining the World Trade Organization (WTO). But 20 years on, China-US ties are at a low point, leading some US scholars and politicians to reflect on "what went wrong" with the US “engagement policy” toward China over the past decades.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2021/12/12 20:38:20
  • Witnessing the historic moments that secured world trade boom in past 20 years and the future

    Standing at the occasion of the 20th anniversary of China's accession to the WTO, the scene I witnessed in Doha, Qatar, replayed before my very eyes - at 23:39 Beijing time on November 10, 2001 in the Salva Conference Hall of the Sheraton Hotel Doha, when the members of the WTO adopted by unanimous consensus, the gavel fell lightly in the hands of Yussef Hussein Kamal, Chairperson of the Fourth WTO Ministerial Conference and then Minister of Finance, Economy and Trade of Qatar, marking the end of the 15-year process of China's negotiation for accession to the WTO.

    By Wu Qimin | 2021/12/9 21:56:03
  • GT investigates: US' wanton sanctions deal humanitarian disasters in countries it dislikes

    How many evils have been committed in the name of democracy? Exporting wars, launching "color revolutions," fomenting extremist ideologies, and promoting economic instability... the US has left endless trails of bloodshed and turmoil around the world. While the "model of democracy" loses its shine, the US still attempts to establish exclusive cliques through the so-called democracy summit. To expose the nature of "American democracy," the Global Times is publishing a series of articles to unmask the US' four democratic hegemonic sins.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/8 21:43:39
  • Exclusive: HK chief shares insight on getting through city's worst turmoil, extends confidence for elections

    Less than two weeks ahead of Legislative Council elections in Hong Kong, the Global Times reporters Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi (GT) had an exclusive interview with Carrie Lam, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government, to look back on her experience in governing Hong Kong, especially during the most difficult period in 2019 amid social turmoil, how she sees the implementation of the national security law for Hong Kong, and how electoral reform has changed the landscape of political life and helped bring back social stability. Lam also shared her expectations for the upcoming elections and responded to some doubts such as possible low turnout rates.

    By Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi | 2021/12/7 21:08:40
  • GT Investigates: US cultivates pseudo-religious groups overseas, pumps support to terrorists to wreck its adversaries

    For decades, the US has never stopped its interference in other countries' internal affairs in the name of upholding religious freedom; it destabilized entire nations, and incited opposition and division. It also continues to support "religious groups" and their leaders in various countries, transforming them into US agents for the spreading of its hegemonic gospel. Today, its failure is obvious, as more and more countries have come to oppose such interventionism on their domestic affairs, and on the other hand, jihadist and extremist groups have been on the increase and continued to spread to wider reaches of the globe thanks to the US' support - explicitly and covertly - when it took them as tools to control other nations.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/6 23:23:39
  • GT Exclusive: West's biggest misconception, cliché about CPC is that it's not democratic: Italian economist

    In the past decades, Giancarlo Elia Valori, an Italian economist and President at the International World Group, has been closely observing the development of China and introduced China's reality and the CPC's policies to the Western world. In a recent exclusive interview with the Global Times (GT) reporters Shan Jie and Lin Xiaoyi, Valori (Valori) shared his opinion on issues regarding the CPC's centennial history, China's development, and the Western world's bias against China.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/5 19:23:39
  • GT Investigates: US wages global color revolutions to topple govts for the sake of American control

    To start a revolution, first you need to pick a color.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/2 20:25:13
  • GT investigates: US war-mongering under guise of 'democracy' inflicts untold damage on the world

    How many evils have been committed in the name of democracy? Exporting wars, launching "color revolutions," fomenting extremist ideologies, and promoting economic instability...the US has left countless trails of bloodshed and turmoil around the world. While the "model of democracy" lose its shine, the US still attempts?to establish exclusive cliques through the so-called democracy summit. To expose the nature of "American democracy," the Global Times is publishing a series of stories to unveil the US' four democratic hegemony sins. This is the first piece.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/1 22:37:20
  • GT investigates: Pro-secession DPP authority, US pull strings behind Taiwan's biased polls amid tense cross-Straits ties

    As cross-Straits relations become tense, some polls recently conducted on the island of Taiwan deliberately gin up a pessimistic attitude toward cross-Strait relations, with their objectivity and authenticity being widely questioned by people in both the Chinese mainland and the island of Taiwan.

    By Huang Lanlan and Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/11/30 18:16:58
  • China shares agricultural technology, poverty alleviation experiences with Africa

    When Chinese agricultural experts visited Mozambique a couple of years ago, they found a lot of rich but mismanaged soil. Highly dependent on weather, the rice yield per mu was only 100-200 kilograms there without scientific planting techniques.

    By Huang Lanlan and Hu Yuwei | 2021/11/29 19:58:31
  • GT investigates: Funding opposition, cultivating influence through cult - US, Taiwan island lurk in shadows of Solomon Islands riots

    Riots in the southern Pacific nation the Solomon Islands are yet to be brought under control, with Chinatown in the country's capital, Honiara, being burned and looted, seeing Chinese nationals suffer incalculable losses. But what the riots truly reflect are the scope of influence the US and the island of Taiwan have over the region considering the island nation's history as a geopolitical pawn.

    By Fan Lingzhi and Shan Jie | 2021/11/28 18:51:01
  • GT investigates: From running secret prison for US to torturing refugees, Lithuania has untold dark history

    The plight of refugees in Lithuania has recently drawn wide attention from the international community. At the Lithuanian border, military police used tear gas and military dogs to indiscriminately attack refugee children; the refugee detention centers in the country are crowded, dirty, bug-infested and unable to provide even basic necessities.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/11/25 21:58:39
  • China specifies plans to reduce methane emission

    China will enhance the reduction of methane emission through targeted actions including undertaking studies on methane control, setting related standards, and encouraging pilot projects, as a key work in the implementation of the latest China-US joint declaration on confronting climate change.

    By Shan Jie | 2021/11/25 16:23:40
  • ICRC official warns cash shortage may lead to humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan as US freezes $9.5 billion Afghan assets

    While the international community pays close attention to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the US continues to seize nearly $9.5 billion in assets belonging to Afghan central bank with international organizations and experts globally issuing criticism that the move would worsen the situation in Afghanistan.

    By Liu Xin and Bai Yunyi | 2021/11/24 20:26:02
  • Helan Mountain's over-exploited mining wounds turn to green lands, reflecting magic

    The eastern foot of Helan Mountain in Ningxia was once regarded as a "golden zone" in the world for wine grape growth with sufficient sunshine, little precipitation, a large temperature fluctuations, and low humidity. It is the fruit of the Chinese national pilot zone to develop premium wine on the edge of the Gobi Desert, aiming to turn the eastern foothills of Helan Mountain into China's Bordeaux, by reversing past over-exploitation to today's green energy model.

    By Hu Yuwei in Ningxia | 2021/11/23 20:31:02
  • China explores ways to protect biodiversity in Yarlung Zangbo valley

    The Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon in southeastern Xizang is one of the most mysterious and isolated places in the world. It is also a rich treasure of biodiversity.

    By Shan Jie, Fan Wei and Li Jieyi in Medog | 2021/11/22 20:21:47
  • How US visa restrictions leave Chinese reporters stranded abroad, separated from families

    Registration, form-filling, temperature checks, waiting, taking a photo, having fingerprints taken, signing, then finally allowed to leave - Chinese reporters in the US had to endure these procedures six times in the past 18 months.

    By Lin Ri | 2021/11/21 18:49:07
  • Increasing number of young Chinese advocate buying less and saving more, upon reflection of consumerism and material desire

    Unlike millions, Fan Jiahui had nothing to do with this year's Double 11 shopping festival. The 23-year-old only bought some sanitary pads during this biggest online sales event, and that was because she had happened to run out of ones bought earlier.

    By Huang Lanlan and Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/11/18 20:42:53
  • Sidebar: China, US join hands in confronting climate change via declaration

    During the COP26, China and the US released the Joint Glasgow Declaration on Enhancing Climate Action in the 2020s, in order to further enhance the cooperation between the world's two largest emitters on greenhouse gas emission reduction. Below are some key actions the two countries agreed to in the declaration:

    By Global Times | 2021/11/17 19:58:39
  • New China-US pact key to solving global crisis, charts way forward for developing nations: Singaporean experts

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said that climate change can well become a new highlight for China-US cooperation during a virtual meeting with his US counterpart Joe Biden on November 16.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2021/11/17 19:48:39
  • Taiwan's DPP likely to be behind online 'water army' interfering in Honduras presidential election

    Ahead of the upcoming presidential election in Honduras scheduled for the end of November, social networks have been suddenly flooded by an online "water army" in support of the incumbent Honduran authorities. Behind the campaign, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities on the island of Taiwan are likely to have played a role, the Global Times has found.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/11/17 3:34:47
  • 'Assembly' of WUC in Prague an ugly collusion and aggregation of anti-China forces: Xinjiang regional govt spokesperson

    Editor's Note: “It is a ridiculous and absurd farce!” Xu Guixiang (Xu), spokesperson of the regional government of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, commented on the assembly of the “World Uyghur Congress” (WUC), a violent, terrorist and separatist organization, held from November 12-14 in Prague, capital of the Czech Republic. During an exclusive interview with Global Times reporters Liu Xin and Fan Lingzhi (GT), Xu pointed out the nature of the WUC as a US-based terrorist organization which is seeking to split the Xinjiang region from China, and also revealed how the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) of the US has funded and colluded with the WUC in guiding it to incite violence within China.

    By Liu Xin and Fan Lingzhi | 2021/11/15 22:33:39
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