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High-tech goods on full display in third CIIE

From smart unmanned vaccination capsules and artificial meat to the world's first complete carbon fiber supercar and the safest electric wheeled excavator, the ongoing third China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai has become a fest for high-tech products, showcasing consumer options for an exciting future.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/8 18:38:40

2.5 million Chinese people volunteered to donate organs over past decade

A total of 2.53 million people have volunteered to donate organs in China, according to data published on the Red Cross Society of China's (RCSC) website on Sunday. At present, China ranks second in the world in terms of the number of human organ donations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/8 18:08:40

Ninth China-Africa Think Tanks Forum to boost development amid pandemic

More than 200 officials and scholars from China and a number of African countries are gathering in Beijing for a two-day conference on China-Africa cooperation against the backdrop of the raging COVID-19 pandemic. They will discuss further strengthening bilateral relations despite criticism from certain countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/5 21:23:41

BRI hydropower projects around the world focus on green construction, operation

Since the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was proposed in 2013, China has invested and constructed more than 80 hydropower projects globally across six continents. While helping different regions raise standards of living and stimulate their economies, these projects also demonstrate the concept of "green development" in their design, construction and operation procedures.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/5 20:13:40

China steps up readiness to handle logistical complexities of global COVID-19 vaccine distribution

With the coronavirus vaccine possibly ready for public use as early as November, the rapid rollout of the vaccine candidates still poses great logistical challenges in global vaccine transportation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/3 20:08:40

Young US voters express unexcitement but concerns for their issues around 2020 election

“Overhauling and undoing the last 40-50 years of absolute havoc that has been wreaked upon our trade union system,” could be attained with the confines of the US political spectrum, said Ryan Mulcahy from San Francisco, California, although he expressed doubt either US President Donald Trump or former US Vice President Joe Biden cared to achieve that.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/3 18:43:40

CI headquarters overseas dismissed smearing from the US

The Confucius Institute (CI) faced increasing pressure this year after US politicians made groundless accusations against the cultural organization and threatened to shut down its presence in the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/3 18:28:40

Making Five-Year Plans: a scientific and democratic process

Making a Five-Year Plan is a scientific and democratic process that embodies the wisdom of governance with Chinese characteristics, said politics scholars reached by the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/29 20:58:40

A closer look at 'Five-Year Plan' system: a code to China's stable and continuing development

The proposals of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee for the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) were approved at the just-concluded Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee on Thursday. The top-level policy blueprint is expected to comprehensively guide the country's development in almost all sectors for the five years to come and beyond, once it is approved after a formal process.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/29 20:38:40

DPP-manipulated 'think tanks' poison cross-Straits relations with biased reports

Earlier this month Fan Shiping, an advisor to authorities on the island of Taiwan, boasted on a television program that the Chinese mainland's economy is failing, which "affects its military budget." Fan even suggested that the People's Liberation Army (PLA)'s deployment was limited by cost factors, and scoffed that the PLA should consider using paper planes, which are less costly than drones.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 21:33:40

Freedom House with egregious record points fingers at other countries

Freedom House, a US nongovernmental organization that judges the level of freedom in countries around the world, is actually a US government tool used to interfere in other countries' affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 20:58:40

The spirit of CPV soldiers resisting US aggression in Korean War inspires generations of Chinese people

October 25 was the CPV army's first fighting day of the war, exactly 70 years ago in 1950. Seventy years have passed and more CPV soldiers have left us in recent years. It may be difficult for the next generation to hear their stories in person. However, the CPV army's sacrifice of resisting US aggression, aiding Korea and defending national security is not forgotten, and their heroism is inspiring generations of Chinese committed to serving their country.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/25 18:38:41

Xinjiang report shows most locals willing to work elsewhere: FM

The report by the Development Research Center of Xinjiang on the employment of ethnic monitories in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is based on authentic data and facts, said China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/23 19:03:41

Salute to heroes

This year marks the 70th anniversary of Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) army's participation in the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-53). A total of 2.9 million CPV soldiers participated in the Korean War and 197,653 of them sacrificed their lives to defend North Korea and their motherland by resisting US aggression.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 21:36:00

Philippines prioritizes epidemic control, mutual respect with China over disputes: ambassador

Due to growing geopolitical rivalry in the South China Sea, bilateral relations also face some challenges. How will increasing competition between China and the US affect the Philippines' diplomacy? What will the Philippines do to prevent a potential armed conflict? How will the relations between China and the Philippines further develop? Global Times reporters Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi (GT) interviewed Philippine Ambassador to China Jose Santiago L. Sta. Romana (Romana) on these topics.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 18:53:40

No arrangements for widespread vaccine use yet says CDC, amid hype over mass program

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) across some Chinese provinces denied they are undertaking COVID-19 vaccine inoculation for emergency use or that they have short-term plans for it before the vaccine gets official approval for mass production. It is seen as a rebuttal of media hype that the vaccination is now available for the public in China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/19 21:13:40

Traditional Chinese medicine gains wider acceptance overseas in fighting COVID-19

China is sharing the experience of using TCM in the treatment of COVID-19 with foreign countries as clinical observation shows that in Hubei, the province hit hardest by the virus in China, more than 90 percent of the infected patients received TCM treatment that was proven effective.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/19 20:33:41

Traditional Chinese medicine popular among Russian elites amid epidemic

The Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has a history of more than 20 years spreading in Russia, especially among governmental officials and businessmen. With the development of COVID-19 epidemic in Russia, TCM has been gaining recognition in preventing virus and strengthening treatment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/19 20:33:40