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Women in China are embracing more choices of life styles with internet, financial independence

Su Min finally escaped, after 30 years of fulfilling her “duties” as a wife, mother and grandmother.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 22:52:45

Aussies in China ashamed, disappointed at Morrison's accusation against diplomat

Amid an escalating war of words around a cartoon depicting atrocities committed by Australian soldiers against Afghan civilians, an Australian who has lived in China for 10 years has something to say: "Today, as an Australian, I feel ashamed. The Australia I left 10 years ago compared to the Australia of today is entirely different."
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 21:08:40

Antagonistic policies of Morrison administration harm people-to-people exchanges between China, Australia

Amid a vortex of worsening bilateral ties between Australia and China and tightened immigration policies, complicated by the ravages of pandemic, many Chinese in Australia feel anxious and disappointed in Prime Minister Scott Morrison's administration.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 21:02:27

Invigilator live streamed at examination arouse discussion over teacher's behavior criterions

There is a “live show” that happened unexpectedly during an exam of third-year high school students. A high school teacher in Qianguo County in North China's Jilin Province, recently conducted a livestream while invigilating exams for his students, provoking outcry among netizens after it gained more than 1,500 views from users online.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 19:43:40

Narrowing 'digital divide': China steps up efforts to better serve the elderly in digital age

A video of a 94-year-old grandma being carried to a bank for face recognition to activate her social security card in Guangshui, Central China's Hubei Province, has sparked heated debate on the internet, once again drawing attention to the difficulties elderly people face in using smart technology.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 19:33:40

China's quest to strike balance between convenience and data privacy

As the plaintiff of China's first facial recognition-related legal case, which involved an individual suing a park for improperly collecting his facial recognition information, Guo Bing said he was not satisfied with the court's first-instance verdict on November 20.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/26 6:15:06

Chinese colleges remain hard-hit by HIV due to discrimination and limited sex education

December 1st marks the 33rd World AIDs Day. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has stressed China will improve the prevention and treatment system of AIDs, and related mechanisms. He also pledged to strengthen scientific research, ensure access to medicine, and continue working tirelessly to prevent and treat AIDs.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/30 20:58:40

COVID-19, climate change might be chances for China, US to find cooperation in Biden administration: Paal

What will Trump possibly do against China in his administration's last days, especially in the Taiwan Straits? What policy will Biden choose upon after assuming office? Will China be a priority for Biden during his first 100 days in the White House?
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/29 18:27:07

Wuhan moves forward with cautiousness, hope

Wearing masks and staying at home more are habits that residents in Wuhan have cultivated during the past year. Carrying memories of pain, discrimination and slander caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, the city has struggled to heal itself and move forward with cautiousness and hope.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/25 18:48:41

Exhibition shows Wuhan's resilience in darkest days

Few people were out on the streets for the cold and rainy weather in Wuhan on Saturday, but there was hustle and bustle in one venue.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/25 18:48:40

Wuhan in diplomats' eyes: sacrifice, rebirth and strength

It has been a year since Freddi Gaoseb, Commercial Counselor of the Embassy of Namibia in China, first came to Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province. The moment he set his foot in the city, he couldn't hold back from sharing his memories.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/25 18:43:40

China-Nepal, China-Bhutan border disputes rumors 'stoked by India forces'

A spate of fabricated, hyped China-Nepal and China-Bhutan border disputes is raising concerns about looming foreign forces backing the China-bashing campaign across Himalayas. Local observers and insiders reached by the Global Times see foreign hands as the source of false territory encroachment allegations and defamation against China. Experts say such sources are likely Indian political factions who see both Nepal and Bhutan as its protectorates.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/24 23:18:40

SW China's Sichuan Province makes efforts to help AIDS-infected drug addicts through humane care

By the end of 2019, there were 2.148 million drug addicts in China, accounting for 0.16 percent of the country's total population, a decrease of 10.6 percent from a year earlier, according to the China Drug Situation Report 2019 released on June 16, 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/24 22:23:40

Biden's China policy advisers oppose 'decoupling' but unlikely to be soft on China: experts

Members of US President-elect Joe Biden's China policy team are unlikely to take a soft tone on China, but they generally go against the “cold war” and “decoupling” touted by President Donald Trump, experts suggested, adding that resumption of people-to-people exchanges may raise the curtain of Biden's China re-engagement policy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/23 19:18:40

Who are Biden's potential China policy advisers and how will their past experiences shape China-US relations?

Media analysts are anticipating how US President-elect Joe Biden's potential China advisers will contribute to the incoming administration's future handling of China-US relations. Some outlets have reported a shortlist of cabinet nominees, which generally include many former Obama administration officials. The Global Times reporters Hu Yuwei, Li Qiao and Lin Xiaoyi have looked into the latest China-related positions of some potential advisers to gain more comprehensive insight into the likely perspectives of Biden's China team.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/23 19:08:40

Bright Belt & Road stories amid COVID-19 pandemic

As the world is struck by the COVID-19 pandemic, industries have been suspended around the world, leaving many jobless. The deadly virus has hampered the BRI to an extent, but the initiative has not only been functioning well amid the ongoing crisis, but also played a significant role in the global anti-pandemic fight.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/23 18:23:40

China's major port city Tianjin starts mass testing of 2.6 million residents as new cases emerge

Tianjin, a city near Beijing, has been conducting mass nucleic acid testing on all 2.6 million residents in one of its districts after several people there tested positive for COVID-19 in the past days.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/22 18:52:49

What potential risks lay ahead for China's COVID-19 vaccine export?

Brazil's sudden suspension of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine trials on November 9 raised concerns about obstacles China faces in exporting its vaccines. Although clinical trials of the vaccine soon resumed in Brazil, political wrangling behind multi-layered stakeholders and commercial interests in host countries pose increasing potential risks to Chinese vaccines' distribution abroad.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/19 18:28:41