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Virus attracts global efforts

The World Health Organization (WHO) is scheduled to convene a special meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday to discuss whether the epidemic caused by a novel coronavirus detected in China and now spreading across the world should be declared a global emergency.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/23 0:03:40

Former Interpol head sentenced to imprisonment for accepting bribery

The former Chinese public security vice minister and former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, detained in 2018, has been sentenced to 13 years and six months in prison for accepting bribes.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 21:08:41

Xi inspects former site of wartime university

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, Monday afternoon visited the former site of the National Southwest Associated University (NSAU).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 18:24:04

Xi inspects ecological wetland of Dianchi Lake

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday visited an ecological wetland of Dianchi Lake in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 18:09:05

Xi inspects troops stationed in Yunnan

President Xi Jinping on Sunday and Monday inspected troops stationed in southwest China's Yunnan Province ahead of the Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/20 18:41:22

Western reports on Xinjiang intended to isolate China: advisor

A senior Pakistani advisor to the Boao Forum for Asia noticed some groundless and biased reports by Western media on Xinjiang and he felt very unconformable, because he was concerned the reports that didn't tell the facts of Xinjiang will cause a misunderstanding between China and Islamic countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 23:08:41

'Reunification by force' sentiment provoked by DPP: spokesperson

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Taiwan secessionist forces have provoked a growing sentiment in the Chinese mainland to reunify the island of Taiwan by military force, a spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 0:43:40

China's cabinet to solicit opinions on gov't work report

The State Council, or China's cabinet, will send a draft version of a government work report to multiple central and provincial-level government departments to solicit their opinions.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 9:06:19

Xi gathers with non-Communist party leaders, personages ahead of Spring Festival

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday gathered with leaders from non-Communist parties and the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce (ACFIC), as well as personages without party affiliation ahead of the Spring Festival.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 8:18:10

India's first manned space mission could face long delays over barriers: experts

India could face a delay for years in its first-ever manned space mission scheduled for December 2021, as numerous obstacles, including the development of a launch vehicle with a payload capacity up to mission requirements, still need to be overcome, Chinese experts said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 0:52:06

Xi extends Spring Festival greetings to military veterans

President Xi Jinping on Monday extended his Spring Festival greetings to military veterans and retired officers.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/14 9:42:33

Silencing of pro-Soleimani voices shows Western social media giants as political tool: China analysts

The clampdown against online posts supporting slain Iranian major general Qasem Soleimani shows that global social media giants, which are supposed to be objective, are a political tool to meet US interests and political hegemony, Chinese analysts.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 23:18:40

Xi stresses strengthening checks, oversight over exercise of power

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, stressed strengthening checks and oversight over the exercise of power as he demanded consistency in full and strict governance over the Party.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/13 19:02:25

China opposes certain countries' congratulatory messages on Taiwan regional elections: FM

China on Sunday expressed strong opposition to senior officials from countries having diplomatic ties with China who sent congratulations to re-elected Tsai Ing-wen. Taiwan elections are a sub-national affair in China, and the move by those officials violates the one-China principle, Chinese foreign ministry said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/12 18:12:09

Two sessions in Xinjiang, Tibet focus on religion, poverty-relief

China's Xinjiang and Tibet regions will retain religious freedom and poverty alleviation as priorities in 2020, officials said during their local ongoing two sessions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 23:13:40

New plan stresses high tech

China unveiled its ambitious five-year plan for national key projects focused on fundamental and frontier sciences, urging major breakthroughs in core technologies, especially those related to national security and essential competitiveness amid an imminent China-US tech war and possible decoupling.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 22:38:40

CPC leadership hears work reports

The Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on Tuesday held a meeting to hear a series of work reports.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/7 20:52:21

China expected to mitigate Iran-US tension

Iran-US tension could affect China's overseas interests in the Gulf and its significant cooperation with Iran and Iraq, Chinese experts warned on Monday, urging the Chinese government to make diplomatic efforts to prevent any further escalation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/6 23:58:40