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China welcomed in Arab world, respected for internal affairs: Saudi Ambassador

Saudi Arabia fully supports China's efforts in dealing with issues regarding the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region as they are China's internal affairs, Saudi Arabia's ambassador to China said, noting that China-Saudi Arabia ties have been stable and solid both before and after the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/27 21:38:40

US consulate in China prepares for closure

Foreign workers and diplomats left in succession from the US Consulate General in Chengdu over the weekend after China ordered its closure within 72 hours, in retaliation for the US ordering the closure of China's Consulate General in Houston.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 19:33:41

UNPO decoded: organization serves as 'base camp' for secessionists around the globe

In early July, the island of Taiwan announced it will establish a representative office in Somaliland as a move to expand its "international space." Somaliland is a self-declared state from Somalia since 1991, which has not been recognized by any country internationally.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/23 20:33:42

UK mentality toward China shows serious regression: Martin Jacques

As UK-China ties continue to deteriorate, the Global Times reporters Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi (GT) talked with Martin Jacques (Jacques), a senior fellow at the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge University, on a series of issues including the latest Huawei ban in the UK, the British government's harsh stance on the natíonal security law for Hong Kong, and escalating US-China tensions, which have broadly affecting relations between the UK and China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/22 22:08:40

US hawks sanctioned by China keep interfering in various global issues

As US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's attacks on China escalate, observers noted that some US politicians are joining him to push China-US ties to the brink of a clear r upture. Anti-China US hawks are not only infamous in China, but also despised by many US progressives, according to observers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/21 19:33:41

Authorities answer to refute misunderstandings, rumors on Three Gorges Dam

The Three Gorges Dam, which is China's largest water project, has played a key role in water adjustment and energy generation on the Yangtze River. But even since before it was built in 1994, the project has always been under suspicion and criticism from overseas with some even using it as "evidence" to smear China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/20 21:08:40

Reveal as many risks as possible in vaccine clinical trials: Chinese top researcher

Chinese COVID-19 vaccine researchers should attempt to reveal as many risks as possible in vaccine clinical trials and advise the public against panicking over minor side effects revealed in the preliminary results, Chinese top vaccine researcher Chen Wei suggested on Sunday. The statement was seen as a response to some Western media hyping the side effect ratio reported in early-stage clinical trials of the Ad5-nCoV recombinant novel coronavirus vaccine Chen has been working on.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/20 19:28:41

Chinese in India say they are being harassed amid rising anti-China sentiment following border clash

Some Chinese living in India say its unsafe for them to go out in public and have closed their shops amid a boycott that has included anti-China graffiti and the burning of Chinese flags. Some of the right-wing Indian nationalists have been detained for their actions, said media reports.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/19 19:43:40

China, US face historic task of managing rivalry, avoiding fights: Ezra Vogel

China-US ties, one of the most important bilateral relationships in the world, are at their lowest point since the normalization of relations in 1979 when the world is battered by a pandemic and economic recession. How will the increased tension between the world's two largest economies develop? What is the possibility of an armed confrontation? What should both sides do at the moment? Global Times reporters Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi (GT) interviewed Ezra Vogel (Vogel), Professor Emeritus at Harvard University and leading American scholar on East Asian affairs, on these topics.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/19 18:19:47

Mainland city trains 1,000 Taiwan livestreamers

As an increasing number of young people in China's Taiwan island have shown their enthusiasm to engage in the mainland's mushrooming e-commerce livestreaming industry, some mainland NGOs and companies are trying to offer them a helping hand. A nonprofit project in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, where tech giants including Alibaba are located, has been launched to teach Taiwan youngster livestreaming promotion skills.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/17 0:06:56

By denying China's legitimate claims, US rips off 'fig leaf' used to cover its vile intention in South China Sea

What are the fallacies and misleading rhetoric from Pompeo's statement? And what is the agenda behind Washington's change of attitude? The Global Times reporters Li Sikun and Zhao Yusha (GT) conducted an exclusive interview with Wu Shicun (Wu), president of the National Institute for the South China Sea Studies, to explain those questions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/16 20:23:40

Chinese vaccine candidate effective against all known coronavirus strains: Sinopharm

A Chinese-developed inactivated vaccine candidate against the coronavirus is immune to all detected strains of the virus so far, and its incidence and degree of adverse reactions are much lower than the same type of inactivated vaccines for other diseases already on the market, the head of the vaccine candidate's producer told the Global Times in an exclusive interview on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/16 16:20:26

West overlooks contribution of China to regional water resource

The New York Times cited a so-called study from US climate observers Alan Basist and Claude Williams on April 13 to blame China of limiting the Mekong River's flow that caused the record low water levels in downstream countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/15 20:53:40

River dams in China helped alleviate drought along Lancang-Mekong, research finds

China was one of the countries that suffered the most from a severe drought along the Lancang-Mekong River in 2019, hydrology researchers found, in contrast with allegations by some foreign researchers which blamed China for the drought in countries on lower reaches of the river.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/15 20:48:40

China expedites establishment of higher-level labs

China has embarked on establishing P3 (protection level 3) and P4 labs to tackle COVID-19 since some deputies to the National People's Congress called to reinforce the research facilities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/14 19:08:40

Soldiers, residents rise together to safeguard homeland from flood

The water level in Poyang Lake, China's second-largest lake, has kept rising and almost reached its highest record, bringing nearby cities and towns under severe flood risks. Soldiers and residents around Poyang Lake have been put on alert to prevent potential disasters and secure their communities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/13 19:23:40

Visiting the mobile P3 lab that contributed to curbing COVID-19 in Beijing

As Beijing's latest COVID-19 outbreak ebbs, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) withdrew a high-level mobile biosafety lab on Sunday, which tested thousands of acid samples during the height of the infection scare in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/12 15:53:41

Chinese students in Kazakhstan hope locals better protect themselves

Many Chinese students in Kazakhstan expressed eagerness to return to China, especially after the Chinese Embassy in Kazakhstan on Thursday warned Chinese citizens in the country of a local pneumonia of unknown cause.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/10 19:33:41