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Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Tuesday called for rigorous and unswerving efforts in further promoting full and strict Party governance and vowed zero tolerance on corruption at the 6th plenary session of the 19th Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China (CPC) which opened in Beijing on Tuesday.
By Yang Sheng and Zhang Han | 2022/1/19 0:02:42
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  • FM urges US to stop using 'China Initiative' tool to suppress China

    Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday urged the US to stop undermining the normal exchanges between the two countries through its so-called China Initiative after US media reported that prosecutors recommended dropping charges against Chen Gang, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor who was accused of "hiding his China ties."

    By Global Times | 2022/1/18 21:20:02
  • Xi stresses further promoting full, strict Party governance

    Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Tuesday stressed rigorous and unswerving efforts in further promoting full and strict Party governance.

    By Agencies | 2022/1/18 19:32:09
  • Taiwan secessionists will eventually come to an end and be left alone: Vice FM Le Yucheng

    Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng on Monday reaffirmed that Taiwan is China's sacred territory and China has indisputable sovereignty over the island. This is the premise and starting point for discussing all issues concerning Taiwan, he added.

    By Global Times | 2022/1/18 17:30:58
  • Yunnan supervisory organ in NW China clears name of official under smears for fulfilling duties

    Though China's anti-corruption campaign focuses more on corrupt officials, a recent documentary revealed a case in Southwest China's Yunnan Province where the local supervisory organ cleared the name of an official after a thorough investigation.

    By Global Times | 2022/1/18 14:44:56
  • Documentary revealing former vice security minister's bribery sparks discussion

    A documentary that revealed details of Sun Lijun, former vice minister of public security, taking bribes from an interest group member who gave him "seafood boxes" with $300,000 hidden inside, sparked discussion among Chinese netizens after the show was broadcast on Saturday.

    By Global Times | 2022/1/16 21:03:46
  • HK Police to fully adopt Chinese-style foot drills from July 1

    While the Hong Kong Disciplined Services have been gradually introducing Chinese-style marching since the beginning of 2021, the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) decided to fully transform from British style to the Chinese-style foot drills starting from July 1 in both ceremonies and all levels of foot drills and daily etiquette, a spokesperson of the HKPF told the Global Times on Thursday.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2022/1/13 22:29:49
  • Don't sacrifice own interests to cater to US: Xinjiang official on Sam's Club removing Xinjiang products

    "There is no such thing as 'forced labor' in Xinjiang. Some enterprises should not sacrifice their own interests to suit the will of the US," Xu Guixiang, a spokesperson of the Xinjiang regional government, said in response to Walmart's Sam's Club reportedly removing Xinjiang products from its stores, at a press conference on Thursday.

    By Fan Lingzhi | 2022/1/13 20:08:56
  • Former vice public security minister prosecuted for taking bribes, manipulating stock market, possessing guns illegally

    Sun Lijun, former vice minister of public security, is facing prosecution for taking bribes, manipulating the stock market and illegal possessing of guns, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Thursday.

    By Global Times | 2022/1/13 19:57:44
  • First LegCo meeting unveils good democracy in HK

    As the 7th Legislative Council (LegCo) completed its first meeting on Wednesday after electoral reform ensured that only patriots can govern the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), the chamber not only featured a new look that underscores the constitutional status of the city, but was also filled with a rational and constructive atmosphere.

    By Leng Shumei and Chen Qingqing | 2022/1/13 0:24:44
  • If ever there was a 'detention camp' for Muslims, it would be Guantanamo, says Chinese FM

    Chinese foreign ministry on Wednesday called Guantanamo Bay prison "a dark page in the history of human rights" and said if ever there was a "detention camp" for Muslims, it would be the Guantanamo Bay.

    By Global Times | 2022/1/12 17:46:07
  • China, Sri Lanka to restart FTA talks using RCEP and double engines of Colombo Port City and Hambantota Port projects: Chinese FM

    During a meeting with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in Colombo on Sunday, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi called on China and Sri Lanka to discuss the restart of talks on free trade agreement by tapping the opportunities of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement and China's vast market. Wang said the Colombo Port City and Hambantota Port projects could be engines for pushing forward bilateral cooperation

    By Global Times - Xinhua | 2022/1/10 14:38:50
  • CPC leadership hears work reports

    The Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on Thursday held a meeting to hear a series of work reports.

    By Xinhua | 2022/1/6 20:18:56
  • Taiwan island 'sponsors premeditated riots' in Solomon Islands: nation's media

    Local media in the Solomon Islands recently reported that Taiwan island allegedly sponsored the "premeditated" anti-government riots in Honiara with the purpose of trying to pull down the government of the Solomon Islands and sabotage relations between China and the Solomon Islands.

    By Zhang Hui and Fan Lingzhi | 2022/1/4 18:50:00
  • Shutdown of Stand News, Citizen News nothing to do with press freedom: HK chief

    Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the shutdown of Stand News and Hong Kong Citizen News has nothing to do with press freedom in Hong Kong.

    By Global Times | 2022/1/4 13:29:05
  • Two sessions kick off in Xizang while uncertainty remains in Shaanxi due to COVID surge

    The Fifth Session of the 11th Xizang Regional Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) opened in Lhasa on Monday, marking the start of the 2022 local two sessions, the annual meetings of provincial-level lawmakers and political advisors, who will discuss local economic and social development issues last year and make plans for the year ahead.

    By Wang Qi | 2022/1/3 20:59:27
  • Schools in HK host national flag-raising ceremony on New Year's Day to enhance national identity, patriotism

    Schools and universities in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), including the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, which was once embroiled in violent protests by rioters during the 2019 turmoil, held national flag-raising ceremonies on the first day of 2022, as part of the implementation of a series of regulations after the chaos seen in the city two years ago which officials and school leaders believe could strengthen national identity and social unity.

    By Global Times | 2022/1/2 14:21:43
  • Chinese, Uzbek presidents exchange congratulations on 30th anniversary of diplomatic ties

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Uzbek counterpart, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, on Sunday exchanged congratulations on the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

    By Xinhua | 2022/1/2 9:23:03
  • China dismisses frail US meddling in HK affairs with more sanctions; Stand News case not about 'free press'

    No matter how hard US-led Western forces such as politicians and media outlets try to distort law enforcement on Hong Kong news site Stand News and use so-called freedom of the press to slander Chinese authorities, their ill-intentioned attempts won't change the fact that the site is suspected to have violated local laws, and Chinese authorities, including the HKSAR government, will spare no efforts to safeguard national security. Such resolute determination only makes foreign interference in Hong Kong affairs much weaker, even trivial, experts said.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2021/12/30 21:43:48
  • China imposes countermeasures by sanctioning five US individuals for meddling in Hong Kong affairs

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday that China would sanction five US individuals, including former US commerce minister Wilbur Ross, US-China Economic and Security Review Commission president Carolyn Bartholomew, and Jonathan Stivers, former Staff Director of Congressional-Executive Commission on China, in response to the recent wrong move by the US side to sanction five Chinese officials over Hong Kong affairs.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/30 16:10:02
  • President Xi to give 2022 New Year speech

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a New Year address to ring in 2022 at 7 p.m. Friday.

    By Xinhua | 2021/12/30 10:05:26
  • GT investigates: Chinese value China-Russia ties over China-US relations amid West's containment: GT poll

    In a rapidly changing world as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the world in 2021, more Chinese people consider China-Russia and China-EU relations more important than China-US ties. It was also the first time in 15 years that China-US ties did not top the list of the important bilateral relations in the Global Times annual survey. Despite US-led Western small cliques continue to contain China on multiple fronts such as trade, high-tech, human rights and ideologies, the majority of the Chinese people surveyed hold optimistic views over the future geopolitical environment while many showed less approval or even disapproval of the US-led Western democracy, the survey showed.

    By Chen Qingqing, Cao Siqi and Zhao Juecheng | 2021/12/28 22:18:36
  • China issues 1st white paper on export controls, lambasts US abuses

    China on Wednesday issued its first ever white paper on export controls, outlining the country's efforts to modernize its export control system to both protect national security and ensure market openness and to promote global cooperation, while delivering a decisive repudiation of the US' abuses of its export control measures to crack down on other countries.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/29 10:02:39
  • Update: HK police arrest six people linked to Stand News following new charge against Apple Daily staff on inflammatory publications

    Hong Kong police national security department arrested 6 senior execs and former execs of Stand News including Ronson Chan, who is also chairing HK Journalists Association, on the charge of publishing inflammatory publications

    By Global Times | 2021/12/29 9:13:41
  • Jimmy Lai, six others face new charge of printing inflammatory publications; case will give media clear reference, more freedom

    Jailed Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai, as well as six other people with the newspaper, faced a new charge of printing and disseminating inflammatory publications as they returned to local court for another pretrial hearing on Tuesday, which experts said would provide the public with a much clearer view of inflammatory publications and lead local media outlets to have much more freedom in their work.

    By Chen Qingqing and Leng Shumei | 2021/12/28 22:01:31
  • Western democracy doesn't work in HK, no change to CPC-led democratic path in HK: senior experts

    A week after a white paper on Hong Kong's democratic progress under the "one country, two systems" policy was released on the heels of the Legislative Council (LegCo) election, three senior experts on Hong Kong affairs, including a former official from the central government's liaison office in Hong Kong, further clarified the democratic path that Hong Kong has to pursue, saying that the white paper serves as an official textbook for Hong Kong's democracy and fighting back against US-led Western criticism over the latest LegCo election.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2021/12/27 19:33:54
  • Lesson of Soviet Union's collapse 'helps China develop socialism successfully'

    The former socialist superpower the Soviet Union (USSR) collapsed on December 25, 1991, while China, a major power which chose the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics different from that of the USSR, has become the biggest economy on a purchasing power parity basis. It is also the most powerful and successful socialist country en route to realize modernization and industrialization without choosing the Western capitalist model, as well as "the most important strategic competitor" in the eyes of the US.

    By Yang Sheng and Chen Qingqing | 2021/12/26 23:38:00
  • China to hold annual legislative two sessions of 2022 starting March 4 in Beijing

    The two sessions of 2022, China's annual gatherings of the National People's Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), will commence on March 5 and March 4, respectively, in Beijing.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/24 15:27:22
  • HK's next chief executive must serve with determination, act with no thought of personal gain: Exclusive interview with former LegCo president

    The next Legislative Council (LegCo) will not become a 'rubber stamp' legislature, as the true purpose of free speech is to solve problems in a rational way rather than opposing each other violently. The previous LegCo became a place just for the opposition only because of different political positions, and it even led to street violence, former LegCo president, Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai, who is also a member of the Candidate Eligibility Review Committee, told the Global Times in an exclusive interview on Wednesday.

    By Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi | 2021/12/24 1:16:17
  • President Xi meets HKSAR chief executive Carrie Lam

    President Xi Jinping met Carrie Lam, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, on Wednesday during Lam's annual duty trip in Beijing.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/22 16:38:05
  • US sanctions nothing but bluster, scrap paper which will only stimulate China's determination to protect HK: liaison office

    Liaison office of the central government in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said US' sanctions on officials of the office was nothing but bluster and scrap paper, which will only further stimulate China's strong will and determination to protect Hong Kong.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/22 16:13:47
  • Premier Li meets with HK chief executive Carrie Lam, expresses central govt's support for HK governance

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Carrie Lam, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government, on Wednesday morning during her annual duty trip to Beijing, and highly recognized her past year work of governing the city. Li also emphasized the central government's unswerving support for fully carrying on "one country, two systems," and "Hong Kong people governing Hong Kong."

    By Global Times | 2021/12/22 12:53:26
  • Counter-espionage TV series reveals Taiwan spies' campaign targeting mainland

    The modern counter-espionage TV series, Enemy, has hit Chinese social media, giving the public a glimpse of the always-secret espionage sector and serving as a good lesson for ordinary people to raise their vigilance against spies, especially those from the island of Taiwan.

    By Liu Caiyu and Leng Shumei | 2021/12/21 22:59:11
  • West 'cries foul' after losing battle on HK, attempt to incite color revolution fails

    After Hong Kong concluded a successful Legislative Council (LegCo) election, G7, EU and Five Eyes alliance could not wait to point a finger at it, which was considered as a staged political farce and a scene of "crying foul" after the West-led cliques completely lost the battle to contain China by interfering in Hong Kong affairs, experts and officials said. They noted that using so-called democracy as cover for such an ill-intentioned attempt is their last fig leaf as China wields an anti-interference battle.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2021/12/21 21:31:23
  • US sanctions on Chinese officials after HK LegCo election 'illegal, invalid and ridiculous': Chinese FM

    China on Tuesday expressed firm opposition and strong condemnation over US sanctions on five Chinese officials after the Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) election under the pretext of the so-called Hong Kong Autonomy Act of 2020, slamming such sanctions as "illegal, invalid, ridiculous and disgusting."

    By Global Times | 2021/12/21 19:24:27
  • All 90 members of HKSAR's 7th-term LegCo elected, ushering in effective governance with patriots-only principle

    All the 90 members of the 7th-term Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) were elected on Monday. They were elected by the Election Committee constituency (40 seats), functional constituencies (30 seats), and geographical constituencies (20 seats) after over 1.35 million Hong Kong residents voted on Sunday.

    By Yang Sheng and Chen Qingqing | 2021/12/20 9:19:01
  • White Paper sets facts straight over Hong Kong democracy

    Shortly after the Legislative Council (LegCo) election in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) concluded on Monday morning with all 90 seats elected, the Chinese central government released a white paper on Monday titled Hong Kong: Democratic Progress Under the Framework of One Country, Two Systems, which stresses that there is no question that the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Chinese government designed, created, safeguarded and pushed forward Hong Kong's democratic system.

    By Chen Qingqing, Zhao Juecheng and Bai Yunyi | 2021/12/20 22:54:51
  • China-Russia ties withstand tests and blossom with vitality, setting example of mutual trust: FM Wang Yi

    Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday spoke highly of China-Russia strategic coordination, saying the two countries have set an example of strategic mutual trust and injected more stability into an uncertain world.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/20 14:24:59
  • Taiwan is a wanderer who will eventually return home, not a pawn to be used: FM Wang Yi

    Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi re-emphasized on Monday China's firm determination for national reunification, describing the island of Taiwan as a wanderer who will eventually return home.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/20 12:58:58
  • New Hongkongers participate in HKSAR's LegCo elections to better communicate with the mainland: candidate

    The elections for the seventh-term Legislative Council (LegCo) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) kicked off on Sunday morning, the first since the improvement to the HKSAR's electoral system.

    By Zhao Juecheng | 2021/12/20 1:50:26
  • Exclusive: Candidate from opposition camp refutes West's smear of LegCo election as 'selection'

    As some Western media outlets, along with secessionists like Nathan Law Kwun Chung and Ted Hui Chi-fung, questioned the legitimacy of the Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) elections by hyping the absence of pan-democratic candidates, Tik Chi-yuen, former vice chairman and founding member of the Hong Kong Democratic Party, told the Global Times in an exclusive interview that as a candidate from the opposition camp who had been nominated and supported by pro-establishment figures, his participation in the election fully shows that the central government is expecting a diverse LegCo with broad representation.

    By Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi | 2021/12/19 21:08:01
  • LegCo election advances despite trivial noises, to bring HK into a new era

    No matter how hard some Western media outlets like The New York Times or the BBC tried to hype a "controversial" or "unfair" Legislative Council (LegCo) election that took place in Hong Kong on Sunday, dozens of Hong Kong residents, local officials and experts who talked with the Global Times consider the new election format - the first since the implementation of the national security law for Hong Kong and the electoral reform, as a milestone to bring the city into a new era with better governance after years of political battling in a vicious circle.

    By Chen Qingqing, Bai Yunyi and Zhao Juecheng | 2021/12/19 23:39:33
  • GT investigates: More youth eager to discuss how to govern Taiwan after reunification, quash bias toward mainland

    The intense situation in the Taiwan Straits in 2021 brought the anxiety of war among international media and observers, but for Chinese from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan, discussions over "reunification" have increased, and apart from the concern of a military conflict, optimism that reunification could be realized soon is also increasing.

    By Yang Sheng, Chen Qingqing, Liu Xin, Zhang Changyue and Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/12/17 21:41:57
  • Secessionist DPP turns 'referendum' on Taiwan livelihood issues into anti-mainland manipulation

    The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on the island of Taiwan has been criticized for selling the interests of the people of Taiwan out in exchange for US support of its secessionist political pursuit, after the DPP manipulated a so-called referendum on the island to reject four proposals covering energy and trade.

    By Xu Keyue | 2021/12/18 23:58:19
  • 'Zero tolerance on act of sabotage,' HK authorities on high alert ahead of LegCo voting day

    Hong Kong law enforcement authorities are on high alert to fend off any act of sabotage and illegal acts of interfering in the fairness of the Legislative Council (LegCo) election, which is scheduled to take place from 8:30 am to 10:30 pm on Sunday, with the police deploying over 10,000 police officers. The local disciplinary watchdog issued a new warrant to arrest secessionists like Nathan Law who constantly smear the election and call for blank votes.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2021/12/18 16:26:53
  • HK LegCo candidates gear up for 1st election without threats and provocations; residents prepare to defend new normal by voting

    It has been a very busy week for candidates running for the Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) election, to be held on Sunday, as some of them have a packed schedule for campaigning, attending forums to mobilize the public to vote, and using all kinds of social media platforms.

    By Chen Qingqing and Zhang Hui | 2021/12/17 20:04:20
  • NFL's 'one-China' map shows redline awareness and intl consensus, not being kidnapped by ignorant ideologues: experts

    The National Football League (NFL) recently found itself under fire after posting a map of its international market on Twitter, which correctly labels the Chinese mainland and Taiwan together as one China.

    By Wang Qi | 2021/12/17 17:14:38
  • Right-wing Japanese politician humiliated for trying to make stunt of Chinese consulate's invitation to visit Xinjiang

    A right-wing Japanese politician who wanted to make a stunt by using an event organized by China's Consulate-General in Osaka that called for Japanese to visit China's Xinjiang region, humiliated himself by trying to play tough on China but failing after several rounds of "word battles" with Chinese envoy on Twitter.

    By Yue Linwei | 2021/12/17 12:44:30
  • The Conspiracies and Approaches of the Crisis Politics under the "Containing China through Disrupting Xinjiang" Strategy of the US

    Since the government of Trump, maintaining the superior status of the US around the world, criticizing and squeezing the space of China has become the adhesive of the elites from both the Republican and the Democratic parties. Apparently, pushing a tough policy on China is being the consensus of the two parties. With this strong anti-China position in mind, the American politicians are biased to show their standpoints and ideas to China by attacking China's core interest, instigating and intervening in the secessionism issues that exclusively pertain to China's internal affairs, etc.

    By Institute for Central Asia Studies, Lanzhou University | 2021/12/16 15:44:45
  • WaPo plays old trick to smear Huawei with Xinjiang policy

    The Washington Post is just playing an old trick as it tries to hype a Xinjiang-related issue to attack Chinese authorities and companies in terms of so-called human rights, experts said, after the newspaper claimed that Huawei is helping prisons in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region monitor criminals with its artificial intelligence (AI) technology, citing some “leaked” and “confidential” PowerPoint presentations (PPTs) from the company.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/15 21:31:58
  • Xi-Putin virtual meeting kicks off

    A virtual meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin kicked off on Wednesday afternoon (Beijing Time).

    By Xinhua | 2021/12/15 16:26:13
  • 8 HK activists including Jimmy Lai sentenced to 4.5 to 14 months in an unauthorized assembly case

    Jimmy Lai, the imprisoned owner of Next Digital Media, was sentenced on Monday to another 13 months in prison over an unauthorized assembly in 2020. The Hong Kong District Court sentenced Lai and seven other defendants to between four-and-a-half months and 14 months in jail for their role in an unauthorized assembly last year.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/13 18:16:52
  • Xi to meet Putin via video link

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will have a virtual meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday: Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying

    By Global Times | 2021/12/13 14:24:32
  • GT Investigates: Western-style 'democracy' losing luster, with China's political system performing better than US' in the eyes of the nation's youth

    A recent questionnaire survey conducted by the Global Times found that most Chinese young people, especially generation Z born in the 1990s and 2000s, now view China as more democratic than the US and Western political systems, which are no longer considered a "role model" of democracy, while Washington held a "summit for democracy" in a vain attempt to keep hold of its monopoly in defining "democracy."

    By Yang Sheng, Chen Qingqing, Liu Xin, Cao Siqi, Xu Yelu and Wan Hengyi | 2021/12/12 21:28:40
  • Where does China's full confidence in resolving Taiwan question come from?

    A senior Chinese official has reaffirmed the determination of the Communist Party of China (CPC) to realize the national reunification at an annual forum to boost people-to-people exchanges cross the Taiwan Straits, further underscoring the CPC's full confidence in achieving this goal.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/12 23:08:39
  • Report unveils how cash from Taiwan island into US think tanks results in tougher rhetoric on China

    The Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) has kept appearing as a major funding source to think tanks in the US, which have made increasingly louder voices to push the US to become more closely involved in the Taiwan question at the risk of having military clashes with China, Alan Macleod, a senior staff writer from US news website MintPress shared with the Global Times on how he found the relationship between the strong upsurge in anti-China rhetoric in Washington and the money pouring in US think tanks from the island of Taiwan.

    By Liu Xin and Fan Lingzhi | 2021/12/12 13:12:32
  • China will have better chance to solve Taiwan question in 3-5 years: experts

    Although the cross-Taiwan Straits situation has become increasingly intense in 2021, the US and the Taiwan secessionist authority are unlikely to challenge the Chinese mainland's red lines and create extreme danger or war, experts said at the Global Times Annual Forum on Saturday. Some participants contended that China will have better chance to solve the Taiwan question in 3-5 years' time when it has developed overwhelming advantages against the US in the region.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/11 17:38:31
  • Taiwan question tops issues of concern for China-US ties in 2022, experts say at GT annual forum

    The Taiwan question will be the top issue of concern between China and the US for 2022, Chinese experts said at the Global Times Annual Forum on Saturday. Some experts said that the Biden administration lacks confidence in facing the rise of China and does not believe in goodwill from China.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/11 12:58:11
  • Foreign Ministry spokesperson's statement on US 'Summit for Democracy'

    Recently, the United States held a so-called "Summit for Democracy", drawing the ideological line and turning democracy into a tool and a weapon. It sought to thwart democracy under the pretext of democracy, incite division and confrontation, and divert attention from its internal problems.

    By fmprc.gov.cn | 2021/12/11 11:32:41
  • Experts expose failure and incompetence of American democratic political system as Biden admin holds 'Summit for Democracy'

    The failure of the US to combat the COVID-19 epidemic and the Trump phenomenon are two vivid examples of the failure and incompetence of the American democratic political system, Chinese experts pointed out on Friday, slapping the so-called "Summit for Democracy" for being a hypocritical subject.

    By Liu Caiyu | 2021/12/10 21:52:53
  • HK justice secretary bashes collusion between US forces and rioters, calling for wide participation in Legco election

    Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's (HKSAR) Secretary of Justice Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah called out blatant US collusion with anti-Hong Kong rioters to damage the Chinese central government and the SAR government, and called on the public to vote to ensure candidates who put the interests of Hong Kong residents first get elected.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/10 15:57:28
  • What is True Democracy?

    Recently, the term "democracy" seems to have become fashionable. Certain country calls itself "the leader of democracy" and convenes "the Summit for Democracy", arbitrarily categorizing countries in the world into various grades and ranks, and labeling them as being "democratic" or "undemocratic", which has sparked the discussion on "democracy" in the international community.

    By Liu Hongyang | 2021/12/10 15:26:29
  • Democracy:A common value of humanity

    It is solemnly appealed by the Chinese President Xi Jinping during the General Debate of this year's UN General Assembly that, the international community “need to advocate peace, development, equity, justice, democracy and freedom, which are the common values of humanity, and reject the practice of forming small circles or zero-sum games”.

    By Cui Jianchun | 2021/12/10 14:26:59
  • The 100-year history of the Communist Party of China is a key to understanding China

    Since arriving in Guyana, I have felt it in heart that the friendship between China and Guyana is deeply rooted and to further strengthen our co-operation is the expectation of both sides.

    By Guo Haiyan | 2021/12/10 12:40:41
  • Nicaragua declares to break 'diplomatic relations' with Taiwan

    The Government of the Republic of Nicaragua declares to break “diplomatic relations” with Taiwan. It recognizes that in the world there is only one single China.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/10 7:37:16
  • Arrogance and bias are reasons why the US and Western countries label China as 'non-democratic'

    The arrogance and bias of the West against other civilizations are the reasons why the US and certain Western countries have been labeling China and other developing countries as non-democratic, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said at the 14th Bali Democracy Forum on Thursday.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/9 20:04:43
  • Ten Q&As on Whole-Process People's Democracy

    Ten Q&As on Whole-Process People's Democracy

    By chinese-embassy.org.uk | 2021/12/9 11:56:22
  • Xi sends congratulatory letter to South-South Human Rights Forum

    President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the South-South Human Rights Forum.

    By chinadaily.com.cn | 2021/12/8 15:36:29
  • HK official condemns secessionist Nathan Law as 'modern day traitor'

    Hong Kong security chief branded secessionist and fugitive Nathan Law as a coward who is spreading political lies and not fit to represent Hong Kong.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/8 11:54:43
  • Xi stresses adherence to socialist rule of law with Chinese characteristics

    Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has stressed resolute adherence to the path of socialist rule of law with Chinese characteristics, and advancing the development of such a system.

    By Agencies | 2021/12/7 17:39:15
  • Chinese democracy a true solution for China: Jakarta Post contributor

    Originating from ancient Greek, the word "democracy" means, in essence, people running the country. Since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949, state power has been in the hands of the Chinese people who have become the master of the country.

    By Chen Yun | 2021/12/7 10:21:24
  • Official applauds HK's new electoral system for balancing social interests, promoting democracy

    Hong Kong's overhauled electoral system balances the interests of the city, and is in accordance with real democracy of Hong Kong, which had been blindly following Western-style democracy for quite a long time, said a top official who oversees Hong Kong affairs in a speech on Monday, ahead of the city's Legislative Council (LegCo) elections on December 19.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/6 22:18:39
  • CPC leadership holds meeting on 2022 economic work, anti-corruption, party discipline inspection

    The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee held a meeting on Monday to analyze and study the economic work of 2022, arrange work concerning Party conduct and fighting corruption, and review regulations concerning the CPC's discipline inspection.

    By Agencies | 2021/12/6 17:49:28
  • Update: China expounds on its democracy with confidence, strength

    China released on Saturday a white paper on its democratic model, elaborating in a comprehensive way with details and examples on how the whole-process democracy with people's full participation in China works, why China can't copy the so-called Western model of democracy, and why China is confident and has the strength in expounding on its democracy.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/12/4 10:03:21
  • China releases report exposing malaises of US democracy, timely and to the point: experts

    Chinese Foreign Ministry on Sunday released a report on US democracy, exposing the deficiencies and abuse of democracy in the US as well as the harm of exporting such democracy.

    By Xu Keyue and Zhang Changyue | 2021/12/5 12:45:14
  • China has 'confidence, strength' in expounding on its democracy: senior official

    China has the confidence and strength in expounding on its democratic practice, as Chinese authorities actively respond to people's requests and expectations with the development of the whole-process people's democracy, Xu Lin, Vice Minister of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee and Minister of the State Council Information Office, said at a press conference on Saturday on the launch of a white paper on China's democracy.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/4 14:15:56
  • China's democracy 'more extensive, genuine and effective' than US democracy: official

    China's democracy is more extensive, more genuine and more effective than the US democracy, as the US politicians represent the interest groups but in China the whole-process democracy ensures implementation of policies that change people's lives, senior Chinese officials said on Saturday as China issued a white paper titled "China: Democracy That Works."

    By Global Times | 2021/12/4 14:18:09
  • The State of Democracy in the United States

    FM issued a report on US democracy, through listing facts, numbers and opinions of relevant organizations and experts, combing the disadvantages of the US' democratic system, analyzing America's chaos of democratic practices and the harm of exporting democracy.

    By China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs | 2021/12/5 10:21:06
  • Intl forum on democracy kicks off, offers platform for countries to break US democracy 'monism'

    With the US is about to convene a so-called summit for democracy with the aim of maintaining hegemony and containing China, a two-day international forum on the shared human values of democracy kicked off on Saturday, where guests from more than 120 countries and regions will engage in extensive discussions to break the monism and narrative hegemony in democracy.

    By Zhang Han | 2021/12/5 0:37:40
  • US-led summit a joke on history of democracy, hegemony in essence: officials

    The US-manipulated so-called summit for democracy is a joke, as it is using democracy as a banner to crack down on countries with different systems and development models, a senior Chinese official said on Saturday at a press conference introducing China's whole-process people's democracy.

    By Global Times | 2021/12/4 16:43:28
  • Figures indicating good life of ethnic groups best answer to voices smearing China's regional ethnic autonomy system: official

    China's white paper on whole-process people's democracy released on Saturday introduced the country's system of regional ethnic autonomy. The system has greatly increased the sense of pride and responsibility of people of all ethnic groups and stimulated their enthusiasm, initiative and creativity in jointly steering the course to a bright future, said the white paper, titled "China: Democracy That Works."

    By Global Times | 2021/12/4 13:39:12
  • US money democracy game for few, merely in name: scholars

    A country's democratic model and political path are determined by the country's history, economic and social development, and there is no democratic path that is applicable worldwide, Chinese scholars said at a symposium on Friday, criticizing the US for utilizing the concept for its political interests.

    By Zhang Han | 2021/12/3 17:01:43
  • Understanding China requires understanding CPC: Xi

    To understand today's China, one must learn to understand the Communist Party of China (CPC), Chinese President Xi Jinping reiterated at a conference on understanding China on Thursday. Experts said that such a signal, sent at a time when the West's anti-China narrative, shepherded by the US, is doubling down to portray antagonism between China and the West, should serve as a reminder for the West that it is time for them to discard their prejudice and understand China, and also it should have the courage to understand how the Chinese system works. Only such an understanding will endow them with wisdom to cooperate with China, peacefully co-exist with China and create a future together with China, they said.

    By Cao Siqi in Guangzhou, Chen Qingqing and Zhao Yusha in Beijing | 2021/12/2 22:08:39
  • Macao to appoint advisers on national security, prevents external interference risks in financial area

    The central government of China has decided that the Committee for Safeguarding National Security of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) shall have a national security affairs adviser and three national security technical advisers, Xinhua News Agency reported on Friday.

    By Wang Qi | 2021/12/3 15:44:42
  • Taiwan media claim cross-Straits crisis to be relieved as Beijing 2022 approaches, but there's 'no vacation for reunification efforts'

    With a sense of cowardly taunting, media on the island of Taiwan on Friday said that despite continuing cross-Strait tensions, Chinese mainland may hold off plans to "invade Taiwan" until the conclusion of the Winter Olympics in Beijing.

    By Wang Qi | 2021/12/3 19:01:12
  • Real-name registration for HK health code to start Dec. 10; border may reopen by Christmas

    Amid eager anticipation, online registration in the real-name system for the Hong Kong health code will start on December 10, officials of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) told a press conference on Thursday.

    By Xu Keyue | 2021/12/2 22:02:19
  • China to issue white paper on its democracy

    China's State Council Information Office will release a white paper titled "China: Democracy That Works" at 10 a.m. Saturday, and a press conference will be held by the office.

    By CGTN | 2021/12/2 20:08:06
  • Taiwan forum with participants from West just makes noise, won't change status

    Days ahead of the US-initiated summit of democracy, the island of Taiwan plans to hold a forum with great fanfare, inviting some politicians and experts from Western countries and regions. But this is just a political show gathering a motley crew of provocateurs to provoke the Chinese mainland, and such a stunt will only create superficial chatter in the international community but won't change the island's status, said mainland experts.

    By Xu Keyue and Zhang Han | 2021/12/1 22:11:34
  • Chinese express low confidence in trial of student killer, slam Chicago university, police inaction on gun crimes

    The trial of Alton Spann, who was charged for murdering a Chinese graduate student at the University of Chicago (UC) along with other accusations, will be held on Tuesday, or Wednesday Beijing time. As the legal process could be long, the local Chinese community called for justice for the victim and also urged effective measures to protect residents and deal with the prevalence of gun crimes.

    By Zhang Han and Zhao Yusha | 2021/12/1 21:08:39
  • CEO of DPP's biggest donor publicly opposes Taiwan independence

    The Chinese mainland's warning to business founders and sponsors who support secessionist politicians in the island of Taiwan has achieved initial results, experts said, after Douglas Hsu, the CEO of Far Eastern Group (FEG) – the biggest donor to the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) – published an article in a Taiwan-based newspaper stating that he supported “the 1992 Consensus” and “has always been opposed to the independence of Taiwan.”

    By Liu Xin | 2021/11/30 21:44:28
  • China-Russia govt heads stress strategic consensus to jointly deal with external pressure at regular meeting

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is scheduled to meet with Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin via video conference on Tuesday, for the 26th regular meeting between Chinese and Russian heads of government. Chinese observers said as the two sides celebrate the 20th anniversary of the signing of the China-Russia Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation this year, China and Russia have taken bilateral ties to new heights, with fruitful results in multiple spheres including defense, people-to-people exchanges, and economy and trade, as well as comprehensive strategic coordination and all-round practical cooperation.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2021/11/30 20:01:24
  • Foreign bloggers defending China's Xinjiang deserve respect: Xinjiang govt spokesperson

    People who believe in justice have spoken for China's Xinjiang region and their efforts deserve respect, Xu Guixiang, the spokesperson of the Xinjiang regional government, told a press conference on Tuesday, rejecting Western media reports saying some foreign bloggers are “producing propaganda for China.”

    By Fan Lingzhi | 2021/11/30 17:14:02
  • Lithuania to 'pay a price' for Taiwan island office

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday warned Lithuania and Taiwan secessionists that China's sovereignty is inviolable and there will be a price for undermining China's sovereignty, after Taiwan's regional leader Tsai Ing-wen met with lawmakers from three Baltic states and announced that Lithuania will set up an office in the island early next year, a further provocation after the Chinese authorities downgraded diplomatic ties with Lithuania as a warning.

    By Xu Yelu | 2021/11/29 23:37:25
  • Taiwan secessionists, US meddlers to suffer 'heavy blow' amid 'massive' turnout in Honduras election

    Initial results from the Honduras presidential election showed that Xiomara Castro, the presidential candidate of the opposition is leading by 20 percentage points over the conservative ruling party contender Nasry Asfura.

    By Deng Xiaoci and Wan Hengyi | 2021/11/29 22:33:13
  • No other country or region could accomplish mainland's achievements against COVID-19: HK chief executive

    No other country or region including Hong Kong could copy China's methods and accomplish what China has done in fighting against COVID-19, said HK Chief Executive Carrie Lam at Wuhan Asia Central Hospital, her first station during the visit in Central China's Hubei Province on Monday.

    By Global Times | 2021/11/29 18:04:30
  • ITTF strongly opposes racism after reports say someone shouted 'yellow banana' at the World Table Tennis Championships

    The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) said on Sunday it strongly opposes any form of racism and will prevent such kind of incidents from happening again after some media reports said someone shouted “yellow banana” earlier during a round of men's singles at the World Table Tennis Championships in Houston, the US.

    By Global Times | 2021/11/29 13:37:24
  • 'External forces' behind Solomon Islands unrest, as PM firmly defends developing ties with China

    China is closely following the developments in the Solomon Islands and condemns the violence, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said on Friday, noting that China is confident that the Solomon Islands' government is capable of stabilizing the internal situation.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/11/26 22:57:54
  • US lawmakers' Taiwan visit a 'clumsy show' to be overwhelmed by China's reunification process

    After the virtual summit between top leaders of China and the US in which US President Joe Biden stressed it does not support Taiwan secessionism, the US once again sent a delegation to the island of Taiwan for a two-day visit, the second congressional delegation in November.

    By Wang Qi | 2021/11/26 23:56:21
  • HK candidates for LegCo election receive threatening parcels; Taiwan political forces suspected

    With the Legislative Council election in Hong Kong approaching, some candidates have received suspicious packages from the island of Taiwan, and the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) confirmed with the Global Times on Friday that the case is being handled as a case of criminal intimidation.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2021/11/26 22:58:37
  • China releases white paper China-Africa cooperation in new era

    Ahead of the upcoming Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Senegal, China on Friday released its first white paper on China-Africa cooperation, documenting the successes of China-Africa cooperation in the new era and offering a perspective on future cooperation between the two sides.

    By Liu Xin and Zhang Hui | 2021/11/26 10:04:26
  • 'US spy Mark Simon ordered the attack,' says convicted attacker of former GT reporter in HK

    The attack on former Global Times reporter Fu Guohao in 2019 was "ordered by US spy Mark Simon," the convicted attacker told the Hong Kong High Court on Thursday.

    By Global Times | 2021/11/25 20:47:33
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