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National security bill for HK reviewed at NPC session Sunday morning: HK deputy

The national security bill for Hong Kong was reviewed at a session of China's top legislature on Sunday morning, a Hong Kong deputy to the National People's Congress (NPC) confirmed with the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/28 12:59:48

China urges US to withdraw decision to impose visa restrictions over Hong Kong

China on Saturday expressed strong opposition to the US' wrongful decision to impose visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Hong Kong-related issues, and vowed to continue taking strong measures to uphold national security.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/27 9:09:04

Chinese Ambassador to Kazakhstan refutes US Embassy's smearing of Xinjiang

It is an old trick for the US to use amateur "actors" to play victims and smear the vocational education and training centers in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Zhang Xiao, Chinese Ambassador to Kazakhstan, told the Global Times, responding to the US Embassy in Kazakhstan's recent attempt to release stories on its website and social media accounts, claiming they are "interviews" from people or relatives of those who have been mistreated in Xinjiang.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/26 15:20:30

HK govt objects US human trafficking report, calling it groundless, illogical

The government of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region (SAR) issued a strong-worded statement on Friday in response to the Trafficking in Persons Report by the US, calling the report "based on hearsays" and "illogical."
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/26 13:13:50

Drug-related crimes on the decline in China with zero tolerance for smuggling

As the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking approaches, which falls on Friday, China's Supreme People's Court on Tuesday released 10 typical cases of drug-related crimes and drug-induced secondary crimes concluded since 2019, including three death penalty cases.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/23 21:43:40

Canadian PM mocked for accusing China of 'political kidnapping'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has followed a move by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by insisting that the Chinese government “made a direct link” between the prosecution of two Canadians in China with the arrest of Meng Wanzhou. However, Chinese observers pointed out that Canada and the US were the ones who set this political trap to arrest Meng by flouting the rule of law.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/23 17:32:01

Fear, lack of confidence push US to restrict Chinese media

The US's latest restrictions on Chinese media that saw the listing of four more Chinese media outlets as foreign missions exposed its declining confidence and increasing fear of China, after the media's objective reports on China's effective fight against COVID-19 showed a stark contrast to US failures. Chinese experts said China would take reciprocal measures by limiting US media and implementing countermeasures.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/23 16:43:40

National security law preserves HK judiciary

After the draft law to safeguard national security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) was reviewed by China's top legislature on Saturday and some details were released, Western countries, media, Hong Kong opposition politicians and some legal professionals said they fear the law would harm the city's judicial independence. But senior Hong Kong legal experts said the draft law is in accordance with the Basic Law.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/22 22:13:54

Xi sends congratulatory letter to extraordinary meeting of China-Arab states political parties dialogue

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday sent a congratulatory letter to the China-Arab States Political Parties Dialogue Extraordinary Meeting.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/6/22 19:04:36

Uygur bill by the US merely a crafted semantic game: think tank report

The latest US Uygur bill is merely “a crafted semantic game” with illogical accusations and untrusted sources, which reflects the double standards and hegemonic logic of the US in dealing with terrorism and against China, according to a research report released on Friday by a Chinese think tank.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/19 18:18:45

Wang Yi presides over video conference on Belt and Road int'l cooperation

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi presides over a high-level video conference on Belt and Road international cooperation in Beijing, capital of China, June 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/19 11:47:42

President Xi sends message to conference on Belt and Road int'l cooperation

China will work with its partners to develop the Belt and Road into a model of cooperation for meeting challenges through unity, President Xi Jinping said Thursday in a written message to the High-level Video Conference on Belt and Road International Cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/19 0:30:36

Natl security law for HK submitted to top legislature, likely to be 'enacted by end of this month'

Just shortly before the draft of the national security law for Hong Kong was submitted for deliberation to China's top legislature on Thursday, the G7 nations urged China to reconsider the law, the latest move of interference in China's internal affairs by those nations which analysts said will only make China more determined in accelerating the enactment of the law.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/18 21:58:40

Xi stresses improving strategic management of armed forces

Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed improving strategic management to promote high-quality development of the armed forces.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/18 18:09:06

Full text: Xi Jinping's speech at Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday delivered a speech titled "Defeating COVID-19 with Solidarity and Cooperation" at the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19 via video conference from Beijing, calling for more efforts to mobilize necessary resources, stick together in collaboration, and do whatever it takes to protect people's lives and health and minimize the fallout of COVID-19.
Source: CGTN | 2020/6/17 23:32:55

China pledges to avail any successful COVID-19 vaccine to African countries first: Xi

China pledges to avail any successful COVID-19 vaccine to African countries first, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at China-Africa summit on solidarity against COVID-19 on Wed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 22:56:49

Extraordinary China-Africa summit on solidarity against COVID-19 starts, Xi chairs

Extraordinary China-Africa summit on solidarity against COVID-19 starts, Xi chairs
Source: Agencies | 2020/6/17 20:10:25

Chinese FM, Indian external affairs minister talk on phone over border conflicts

Chinese FM, Indian external affairs minister talk on phone over border conflicts 
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 18:52:38