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TCM hailed by former Ukrainian PM after treatment

After recovering from being seriously ill with COVID-19, former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko became a fan of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and called on the international society to earnestly study TCM and apply it to the fight against COVID-19 and other diseases.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/19 20:28:40

Chinese soldiers' spirit to fight against US aggression during Korean War commemorated

Exactly 70 years ago, the Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) Army walked across the Yalu River to North Korea from border city Dandong, also the stronghold to transport war reserves to front line. From then on, Dandong is honored as a hero city in China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/19 20:16:37

China-foreign cooperative parks a key for economic success

The China-Germany Ecopark is a successful example of the latest generation of China-foreign cooperative industrial parks, which aim to build not only concentrated industrial areas but also livable communities based on the concept of sustainable development.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/15 20:13:40

Qingdao continues to attract top foreign talent, tech investment with favorable policies

As Qingdao, a coastal city in East China's Shandong Province, conducts citywide COVID-19 nucleic acid tests in the latest outbreak, foreigners living in the city are cooperating with and contributing to the campaign.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/15 20:08:40

US tries in vain to exclude China's BRI projects from international cooperation

As US aid program agency Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has developed its partnership with many underdeveloped countries where China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) programs have been established, some have speculated the US economic package is increasingly a part of Washington's countermeasures against the BRI.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/14 20:03:40

US aid programs agency MCC meets increasing resistance for political interference in host countries

Underdeveloped countries' prospects are dim for US aid program agency Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) as the US' intentions to expand its national interests and strategy under financial aid pretences have become clear.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/14 19:55:18

Vitality of Chinese economy to provide opportunities for Pacific island countries in post-pandemic era: Chinese Ambassador to Solomon Islands

China and Solomon Islands have built diplomatic relations for one year. The two sides have carried out exchanges and cooperation in various fields and achieved fruitful outcomes. The Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Solomon Islands held an opening ceremony on September 21, launching a new chapter in the relations between the two countries. At the same time, the development of the bilateral relationship has received pressure from both inside and outside Solomon Islands. Recently, the Global Times (GT) reporter Shan Jie interviewed Li Ming (Li), Chinese Ambassador to Solomon Islands, to talk about his observations and feelings in promoting China-Solomon Islands relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/13 18:02:01

Malaysia has strong relations with China, not 'pawn' in big powers rivalry: ambassador

China's State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi paid an official visit to Malaysia on Monday. Discussion of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by China was reported to be on the agenda. While the two countries have some differences over the South China Sea, cooperation is still the mainstream in a range of fields. Before Wang's visit, Global Times reporters Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi (GT) interviewed Malaysia Malaysian Ambassador to China Raja Nushirwan Zainal Abidin (Abidin) on bilateral relations, the South China Sea dispute, vaccines and other issues.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/12 18:46:11

Few want to see a 'scorched earth' Taiwan if war breaks out: former KMT chairperson

Since Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) came into power four years ago, cross-Straits relations have retrogressed as the DPP has refused to acknowledge the 1992 Consensus and fanned separatist sentiments on the island. Meanwhile, selling weapons to Taiwan and passing bills supporting separatists on the island, the US has been trying to leverage the island to disrupt China's reunification efforts. Former Kuomintang (KMT) Chairperson Hung Hsiu-chu (Hung) has been repeatedly threatened by the separatist DPP over her steadfast pro-reunification stance. The following is a transcript of Global Times (GT) reporter Fan Lingzhi's latest exclusive interview with Hung.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/11 19:30:34

Lancang-Mekong countries reach new joint agreement on water resource info-sharing

China and the other five Mekong River countries reached an agreement on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) to discuss China-proposed practical measures of sharing the Lancang River's hydrological data for the whole year with the Mekong countries at the second virtual meeting of Joint Working Group (JWG) on Lancang-Mekong water resources cooperation initiated by China on Thursday
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/29 22:22:48

Lessons from Toshiba, Alstom: how US suppresses foreign rival companies to maintain tech hegemony

People in the know are no longer surprised by the aggressive treatment of foreign tech companies by the US. In past decades, companies around the world such as Japan's Toshiba and France's Alstom were targeted, sanctioned and seriously hurt by the US government that used excuses like security, anti-dumping and anti-bribery.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 21:07:29

Families in Xinjiang embrace diversity, showcase multi-ethnic harmony

Xinjiang has been a multi-ethnic region since ancient times. Many different ethnic groups have entered Xinjiang over different periods, bringing technology, cultures and ideas, folk customs, and other aspects of their lives into the region. The region's history is one of economic and social development through exchanges and integration.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 21:28:40

Divisions of XPCC contribute to social stability, promote residents' income

The practice of stationing garrison troops to cultivate and guard border areas is a tradition of China's history in developing and safeguarding its frontiers. The Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC), which was established in 1954, has since made strenuous efforts to fulfill the responsibilities of cultivating and guarding the border areas.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/23 21:23:40

One mission in life: safeguard border for motherland

On the border area between China and Kazakhstan, the story about a retired PLA solider who spent five decades as a solitary patroller has been circulating among residents for years. His story recently garnered attention online after he was rated as a celebrity that touched Chinese netizens' hearts in 2017.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/23 21:47:03

International experts call for cooperation in sustainable development of Myanmar water facilities

Chinese experts expressed their willingness to contribute to the sustainable development of Myanmar's water facilities at a recent online symposium drawing together more than 30 experts from the Lancang-Mekong countries and international organizations to discuss better resolutions for Myanmar's water facilities. Representatives urged regional cooperation to help solve the water-use crisis.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/23 18:43:40

China can teach 'substantive lessons' for developing countries escaping poverty: UN representative

It has been 75 years since the founding of the United Nations (UN) in San Francisco, the United States. In an interview with the Global Times (GT), Beate Trankmann (Trankmann), UNDP Resident Representative in China, tackled China's poverty alleviation efforts amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The representative pointed out China's vulnerable groups will need special attention because most current measures are mainly aimed at industries and employers. She also said China's development experience has provided substantial reference for other developing countries. The representative also touched on UN's role in helping China shake off poverty, ways China and the UN can jointly deal with climate challenges, and how China and the UN can cooperate in minimizing the impact of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/21 17:58:40

Chinese police inject vitality into UN operations

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the participation of Chinese police in peacekeeping missions of the UN. In the past two decades, the Chinese police have presented to the world a just, professional, civilized and confident image.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/20 18:08:40

Chinese Americans speak louder ahead of US elections but hard to choose who to pick

Compared with other immigrants in the US, Chinese communities have seemed less "visible" in politics despite their influence in many other aspects in the society. But the situation is changing, particularly this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected millions as the Trump administration inflamed tensions with China and the Black Lives Matter movement has drawn attention to the US systemic racism.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/16 20:53:40