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Chinese ambassador calls to bring foreign troops to justice for criminal behavior

The Chinese UN ambassador Zhang Jun on Thursday called to bring foreign forces stationed in other countries' territories to justice for their criminal behaviors, after the recent atrocities by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan shocked the world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/4 23:29:22

Over 152,000 Chinese officials held accountable in China's anti-corruption campaign this year

A total of 152,850 officials have been held accountable across China this year for violating the eight-point regulation, rules that were released by the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee in December 2012 to improve Party and government conduct.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/4 22:26:26

Xi announces major victory in poverty alleviation

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, said Thursday that China has accomplished its poverty alleviation target of the new era as scheduled and achieved a significant victory that impresses the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/4 10:44:16

Chinese vaccines progress steadily as more nations mull mass inoculation

As more countries, including the UK, Japan and Russia, are eager to roll out massive vaccination programs to combat the deadly coronavirus, China stressed a scientific and diversified pathway to mass vaccination that can satisfy global criteria.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 22:08:40

US accused of creating 'forced unemployment' in Xinjiang by sanctioning cotton enterprise

Helping people get a job and "forced labor" are two different concepts. Does the US want to create "forced unemployment" and "forced poverty" in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region by cracking down on local enterprises through sanctions?
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 21:02:27

Sentence of Joshua Wong, fellow HK secessionists rings bell for HK youngsters

The sentences given on Wednesday to three high-profile Hong Kong secessionists, including Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow, were termed by observers as an “alarm-ringing” lesson for the city's youngsters, some of whom have been poisoned by the rioters' bad influence.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 20:57:00

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

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

Chang'e-5 lands on moon, lays foundation for manned mission

The lander-ascender combination of China's Chang'e-5 lunar probe has successfully landed on the Mons Rumker area of the huge volcanic plain Oceanus Procellarum, known as the "Ocean of Storms," on the near side of the moon on Tuesday evening, China's National Space Administration said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 23:34:20

Today's China the most convincing response to Western COVID suspicions

No matter how successfully China has contained the spread of the coronavirus with all-out efforts and how the country has passed on its experiences of handling the pandemic to the world in a timely manner, some Western media has not given up its longstanding prejudices and ideological biases when looking back at the past year, after American broadcaster CNN came up with a so-called classified file on Tuesday in an attempt to sensationalize obsolete issues and mislead the world again.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 22:38:40

Fact-based illustration not 'fake photo'; Aussie accusation aims to 'divert attention': FM

Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that the illustration featuring an Australian soldier murdering a child is based on facts and not a "fake photograph," pointing out Australia's attempt to divert public attention from its inhumane crimes in Afghanistan.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 19:22:37

Macao to study legislating national security supporting laws

The Macao Special Administrative Region will study the optimization of the national security supporting laws, and consider bringing legislation soon, the Macao Secretary for Security said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 18:07:25

Morrison should vent his fury at crimes by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan, not me: cartoonist

The Chinese cartoonist who created a picture based on the facts of Australian soldiers' crimes in Afghanistan has a message for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison: divert your anger to Australian soldiers who committed the atrocity, not at me or the Chinese Foreign Ministry, in response to Morrison's demand for an apology from China over a tweet by a Foreign Ministry spokesperson featuring a cartoon depicting an Australian soldier murdering a child.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 11:46:46

Former Xinjiang deputy governor expelled from CPC for corruption, disloyalty, superstition

Former Xinjiang deputy governor Ren Hua has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and removed from her position for corruption, defying organizational reviews and engaging in superstitious activities, according to China's top disciplinary watchdog.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/30 18:36:11

Morrison demand for Chinese apology over cartoon tweet an attempt to 'divert public attention' from crimes in Afghanistan

Chinese observers said the Australian prime minister's demand for an apology from China over a tweet by a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson showing an Australian soldier murdering a child is an attempt to divert public attention from Australia's inhumane crimes in Afghanistan.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/30 16:22:12

Xi stresses military training to raise capability of winning wars

Chinese President Xi Jinping Wednesday ordered the armed forces to strengthen training under real combat conditions and raise the capability of winning wars.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/25 19:33:12

Diehard Taiwan secessionists will be sanctioned by law: mainland spokesperson

Mainland authorities have vowed to punish a handful of diehard Taiwan secessionists who keep to instigate confrontation and sabotage peace across the Straits.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/25 15:47:48

Xi calls for creating more opportunities for vulnerable groups to shake off poverty

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday that more opportunities should be created for vulnerable groups to shake off poverty.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/11/22 23:12:54