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China sees major breakthrough in nuclear fusion with artificial sun


The new generation of China's "artificial sun" installation, known as HL-2M Tokamak, has been successfully installed in Chengdu of Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Friday and realized its first discharge, China Atomic Energy Authority announced.

Australia 'binds to US chariot' by developing hypersonic missiles

After Australia announced plans to develop hypersonic cruise missiles with its ally the US on Tuesday, Chinese military experts said on Wednesday that China has no intention to make Australia a "military foe" but the latest move of developing missiles with the US could make Australia a potential threat to China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 20:14:14

Chang'e-5 starts collecting samples, will help explain moon's geological evolution

Following a perfect landing on the designated area on the near side of the moon late Tuesday evening, the landing vehicle of Chinese robotic lunar probe Chang'e-5 officially began sample collecting work on the surface of Earth's celestial neighbor, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 10:57:21

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

Think tank launched to lead BRI countries' green development, construction, investment

An international think tank was launched in Beijing on Tuesday, a step for China to further promote environmental conservation and green construction across Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) regions with high-level researches and cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 19:28:40

Aussie broadcaster's misuse of history to attack China widely ridiculed

Australian broadcaster Chris Smith's recent use of "whataboutism" to defend Aussie troops' war crimes in Afghanistan and hit back at China were mocked by Chinese netizens, after he used a series of examples such as the killing of Communist Party of China (CPC) members, committed by the former Republic of China (ROC) regime, to attack the current Chinese government.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 18:35:47

Chinese FM fires back at Australia, US accusations over Afghan war crime post with series of questions

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday again fired back at Australian and US accusations of China "fabricating" the photo of Australian soldiers' crimes in , slamming the two countries for displaying clear double-standards and hypocrisy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 18:13:40

Big data analysis helps China prevent families slipping back into poverty

To date, 832 national-level poverty-stricken counties in China have been lifted out of poverty, and by the end of year, all impoverished people will have shaken off poverty, the State Council Information Office said Wednesday, adding that the new round of poverty alleviation monitoring work will make full use of big data analysis to make sure these families won't slip back into poverty easily.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 17:46:40

Shenzhen health authority's promotion of safe sex wins support from netizens

Attractively-plotted stories full of upbeat and lighthearted words describing sex-related terms to popularize AIDS prevention published by the health authority in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, made the official WeChat account one of the most popular of its kind among Chinese web users.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 16:53:40

Joshua Wong and fellow HK secessionists sentenced over police HQ siege

HongKong secessionist Joshua Wong was sentenced on Wed to 13.5 months in prison on two charges related to the siege of police headquarters in June 2019. Fellow secessionist Agnes Chow received 10 months, and Ivan Lam 7 months.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 15:50:44

Netizens throw support behind cartoonist who drew new illustration as response to Aussie PM's demand for apology

Chinese netizens have thrown their support on social media for the Chinese cartoonist who created a picture based on an inquiry report issued by the Australian Defense Department which reveals Australian soldiers' crimes in Afghanistan after he published a new illustration titled To Morrison. The illustration features Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison covering bodies with the Australian national flag while asking a young painter who documented the murders to apologize. The new picture came in response to Morrison's demand for an apology from China over a tweet by a Foreign Ministry spokesperson.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 14:54:14

Roscosmos calls landing of China's Chang'e-5 historic event

The landing of China's Chang'e-5 spacecraft on the near side of the moon is a historic event, Russia's state space corporation Roscosmos said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/2 14:18:38

China's Chang'e-5 lands on moon to retrieve samples

China's Chang'e-5 spacecraft successfully landed on the near side of the moon late Tuesday and sent back images, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/2 14:08:32