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Mainland students feel safer in HK after national security law

The National Security Law for Hong Kong (NSL) has safeguarded Hong Kong's social stability, which has also reassured students from Chinese mainland who want to study in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 23:26:59

HK residents say national security law boosts their confidence for the city

Last year's unrest left uncertainties in the daily lives of millions of Hong Kong residents, who longed for a stable environment and future.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 17:13:40

2020's Gaokao commences with health measures

With one-meter social distancing spaces marked and body temperatures being taken, more than 10 million Chinese students on Tuesday began to take what is perhaps the most important test in their lifetime - gaokao or college entrance examination. The test comes after a month delay due to the coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/7 20:24:38

Putting your worries about China's cuddly icons to rest

When the Calgary Zoo in Canada announced in mid-June it was sending its two giant pandas back to China due to a lack of high-quality bamboo for the pandas, it sparked public concern in China for the safety and health of these national treasures living in overseas zoos.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/6 21:29:27

Indian app users, influencers baffled, hurt by ban of China's TikTok, WeChat

The Indian government's sudden decision to ban 59 apps from China, including the widely used TikTok and WeChat, has caught millions of users across India by surprise, depriving them of one of this year's most popular tools for recreation and education, and even incurring economic losses to those who make a living on the platforms.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/3 11:11:34

Dry rice cultivated from 7,000-year-old 'weed' may mitigate global food crisis

A 7,000-year-old crop variety discovered in China has been turned into commercial crop that can be planted in desert, which has the potential to help solve food crisis in regions and countries with a dry climate.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/2 17:28:40

Discrimination against Chinese enterprises a stain on India's business environment

Thousands of internet trolls from India insulted a Chinese business leader after he received an interview with the Global Times, as experts said the offense, along with other discriminative acts toward the Chinese business community in India, will be a stain on bilateral trade and economic ties that will linger for years.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/1 20:58:40

50% cut in Chinese FDI poses bleak prospect for Indian economy

Double blows from the COVID-19 pandemic and hostility of the Indian government may turn 2020 into a turning point for Chinese investment to India, according to a Global Times survey of experts on China-India economic and trade relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 19:43:40

Indian nationalist uproar provoking market animosity for Chinese businesses

In just a year India has turned from a market darling to a risky land in the eyes of many Chinese investors.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 19:33:44

Indian reasonable voices to China stifled and silenced amid torrential nationalism

Rational voices in India calling for de-escalation of conflicts and rejecting the "boycott Chinese products" campaign are marginalized and even stifled among rising Indian nationalism and hatred to China amid border disputes between the two, observers say.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 9:39:09

E. China province reassesses village-merging project

An attempt to merge neighboring villages into larger communities in East China's Shandong Province has recently triggered debate with some media and academic reports saying many rural residents were reluctant to move. Party secretary of the province has called for a suspension of the most controversial ongoing projects and vowed to respect residents' preferences.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 20:48:44

Chinese appalled by US' anti-common sense, failure in COVID-19 education

With more than 2.6 million people infected, the US accounts for a quarter of the world's COVID-19 cases. Chinese in the US expressed their confusion at the US government's neglectful attitude and measures in confronting the pandemic, as well as frustration as the number of new infections stays high.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 19:48:43

US, Brazil most 'failed' COVID-19 states

As global confirmed COVID-19 cases are expected to soon hit 10 million, observers said there is no question that the US and Brazil – which account for nearly 40 percent of the world's total cases – are the most prominent failed states in the fight against the virus, and their incompetence threatens global social and economic recovery.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/27 22:48:41

China detains 11,500 during crackdown on cross-border gambling

China's public security authority has cracked down on 257 criminal cases and arrested more than 11,500 suspects since they launched a campaign against illegal cross-border gambling on February 28, China's Ministry of Public Security announced on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/22 20:07:28

Beijing sees achievements in virus prevention with rapid, efficient measures

In the past 10 days, Beijing has tested millions of residents for COVID-19 and conducted a series of measures to avoid its spread after a new wave broke out from the largest wholesale food market in the city, infecting more than 200 people. The capital city's disease control efforts have seen achievements in confronting the epidemic, and medical authorities said the outbreak is under control.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/21 17:33:40

Who are fanning 'boycott China' campaign in India?

A boycott campaign in India targeting Chinese products and technology in the wake of a border clash between the two Asian giants is an angry outburst that won't do the coronavirus-hit Indian economy any favors, regional affairs watchers said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/19 22:53:40

India's four types of anti-China groups imperil bilateral ties

Since skirmishes broke out on the China-India border in May, Indian society is flooded with rising anti-China sentiment with celebrities, media and the public openly calling for boycott of Chinese products, "taking a revenge" or "making China pay" for deaths in the clashes, observers found.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/18 16:18:51

BLM will make real change to correct discrimination in the US: AU ambassador

As the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement sweeps the US following the police killing of African American George Floyd, Permanent Representative of the African Union to China Rahamtalla Mohamed Osman said discrimination in the US against black people must be corrected.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 20:33:41