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NPC deputy proposes a national data security law for information sovereignty


China should speed up the process of setting up a national data security law so as to strengthen the protection over personal privacy and establish a mechanism that guarantees China's data sovereignty facing global competition, Zheng Jie, a deputy to the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislative body, proposed during the ongoing two sessions.

China's manned submersible to take on 10,000-meter dive in Mariana Trench

The submersible was assembled by the China Ship Scientific Research Center, known as the 702 Institute under China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, China's largest ship and ocean engineering research institute, the ...

How diplomats work hard to defend China's interests, promote cooperation amid pandemic

Chinese diplomats engaged in heated discussions over the images of Chinese diplomats labeled by Western media outlets as "wolf warriors" due to their verbal battles with US politicians throughout the ...


China's manned submersible to take on 10,000-meter dive in Mariana Trench

The submersible was assembled by the China Ship Scientific Research Center, known as the 702 Institute under China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, China's largest ship and ocean engineering research institute, the report said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 22:59:53

Fear-mongering over national security law unfounded

Many foreign officials and media outlets have rushed to claim Hong Kong's status as a global financial hub has ended due to the impending National Security Law, with unsubstantiated reports of capital flight, but the move of the legislation is actually a boost to the business environment in the long-run.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 22:13:41

Public health legislation prioritized

China's top legislature said in a report on Monday it will prioritize public health legislation this year, as well as formulate laws on biosecurity, personal information protection and data security, which analysts believe is intended to plug the loopholes exposed by China's COVID-19 response.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 22:13:40

Separatists frightened by national security legislation: experts

Hong Kong separatists, rioters and illegal protesters are now abandoned by those foreign forces that have long backed them, particularly during the turmoil last year, because their value in stirring up troubles in Hong Kong is decreasing since the mainland started the national security legislation, said analysts, as the Taiwan regional leader vowed to revoke the special status the island extends to the Hong Kong special administrative region (HKSAR).
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 21:03:41

Deputy calls for rectification of Chinese fan culture, wins online support

A suggestion about rectifying Chinese fans' culture and establishing correct mainstream values for minors at the third session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) has been trending on Chinese social media on Monday, with many Chinese netizens supporting it.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 21:03:40

Chinese Embassy condemns murder of three Chinese in Zambia as 'appalling and vicious'

The Chinese Ambassador to Zambia made solemn representations to the Zambian foreign ministry on Monday after three Chinese nationals were murdered in the capital Lusaka.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 20:48:40

Green card issuance should be subject to higher standard: NPC deputy

A deputy to China's top legislature has proposed that China should be strict in granting permanent residency to foreigners, specify their legal duties and avoid super-national treatment after a draft regulation on Chinese green card sparked controversy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 20:23:41

How diplomats work hard to defend China's interests, promote cooperation amid pandemic

Chinese diplomats engaged in heated discussions over the images of Chinese diplomats labeled by Western media outlets as "wolf warriors" due to their verbal battles with US politicians throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 20:18:40

UK offer of 'rubber check' for Hongkongers brazen interference in China's internal affairs: observers

Some UK politicians' promise to expand the “right of abode” to tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents was dubbed void promises and brazen interference in China's internal affairs by Chinese mainland experts and Hong Kong residents interviewed by the Global Times on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 20:08:40

3,700 suspects arrested for crimes related to COVID-19 epidemic

China has arrested 3,700 suspects for crimes related to the COVID-19 epidemic, said China's Procurator-General on Monday as the country released annual work reports of the Supreme People's Court and Supreme People's Procuratorate.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 19:57:00

China provides legal support for anti-epidemic efforts, economic and social development

China's top legislature said in a report that it has provided legal support for anti-epidemic efforts and economic and social development.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/25 19:07:12

Chinese netizens slam US over ending coronavirus research grant

Chinese netizens have slammed the US government after 77 Nobel laureates denounced the Trump administration for ending a research grant to a US non-profit organization researching the origin of the novel coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 18:44:03

China's FC-31 stealth fighter jet making new progress, photos show

New photos of a prototype FC-31, China's second type of stealth fighter jet, have been appearing frequently on Chinese social media since May, years after disappearing from the public eye. Now painted in a silver gray coating, its development is making smooth progress, experts said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 18:18:16