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Exclusive: US rudely unpacks official furniture ordered by Chinese Mission to UN

The US has brutally unpacked a container with 60 pieces of furniture (official supplies) ordered by the Chinese delegation to the United Nations and dismantled the wrappings of 12 pieces, the Global Times learned.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 19:41:42

China's top legislature adopts decision for 6th HKSAR LegCo to continue performing duties

China's top legislature adopts decision for 6th HKSAR LegCo to continue performing duties
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/11 18:37:37

President Xi Jinping signs presidential decree to award epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan the Medal of the Republic, the highest state honor

President Xi Jinping signs presidential decree to award epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan the Medal of the Republic, the highest state honor
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 18:11:40

NPC Standing Commitee unanimously passes a proposal to extend the tenure of Hong Kong's 6th Legislative Council for another year: HK media

NPC Standing Commitee unanimously passes a proposal to extend the tenure of Hong Kong's 6th Legislative Council for another year: HK media
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 16:25:09

Xi stresses stopping wasting food, promoting thrift

Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed resolutely putting an end to wasting food and called for promoting thrift.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/11 13:30:16

Upcoming 14th Five-Year Plan policy package attracts wide attention

As China moves toward its first centennial goal of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects by the end of 2020, the upcoming 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) for national economic and social development has drawn domestic and international attention since it will lay the foundation for China to step into an era of a great modern country amid increasing external uncertainties and realize national rejuvenation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/7 23:38:40

Full text of Yang Jiechi's signed article on China-US relations

A signed article by Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee was published Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/7 17:31:13

Timeline: US threatens TikTok ban

US PresidentDonald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order to ban US firms from making transactions with TikTok's parent company ByteDance, starting in 45 days, the latest step by the US to force the sale of TikTok with the threat of a ban. Click the timeline for more. Photo: GT
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/7 12:32:27

'Clean Network' plan a 'pipe dream', impractical to conduct

The US State Department's expansion of its so-called "clean network" initiative, which surfaced a few days ago, reeks of McCarthyism, which was put in its grave long ago by the international community, and is more like a pipe dream and manifestation of a certain madness going on in the US, Chinese analysts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/6 20:53:42

Subtle change, consistent stance in FM Wang's message to US

As the US is trapped in political turmoil and its diplomacy seemingly has entered an anarchic state manifested by its wanton and crazy assaults against China, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi vowed to cool off tensions and set out a clear framework for bilateral relations, showing that China will always maintain rational and strategic willpower in discourse while preparing for any bumps in the road ahead.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/6 22:48:40

US 'robbery' of TikTok angers Chinese hi-tech companies

Chinese tech companies entangled in the ever increasingly nasty crackdown waged by the US' Trump administration are mulling to act proactively, the Global Times learnt, with public anger growing on both sides of the Pacific, as the drama of the US forcing the sale of the hugely popular Chinese short-form video platform TikTok morphed one step closer to daylight robbery over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 23:23:40

Mainland medics to expand HK testing

A nucleic acid test assistance team dispatched from the mainland to Hong Kong vowed to help expand the city's daily test capacity from less than 10,000 to 200,000, a step epidemiologists said would help plug one of the biggest loopholes in Hong Kong's virus battle.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 21:48:41

Highest honor to go to virus fighters

China announced on Monday it would reward people who have made outstanding contributions to the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic, with Zhong Nanshan nominated to receive the the highest state honor, "Medal of the Republic," and three others nominated for national honorary title.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 21:36:09

HK LegCo election postponed a year, gets central govt support

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Friday that due to the current severe COVID-19 situation in the city, the Legislative Council election scheduled for September has been postponed to September 5, 2021. Experts and local lawmakers said the decision prioritizes public health and aims to ensure fairness in the election.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 19:58:41

'Godfather of Taiwan secessionism' dies at 97

Former Taiwan leader, also known as the "Godfather of Taiwan secessionism," Lee Teng-hui, has died at the age of 97, a Taiwan hospital announced on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 22:32:51

FBI intelligence activities against China will backfire

Amid increasing China-US tensions, the FBI issued a notice in Chinese to recruit translators, indicating the intelligence camp is accelerating its targeted attacks on Chinese people, analysts said on Thursday, warning that collecting wrong and outdated information from people with limited knowledge of today's China will lead to extreme policies and dangerous McCarthyism.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 20:53:46

19th CPC Central Committee to hold fifth plenary session in Oct

The fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will be held in Beijing in October, according to a decision made at a CPC Central Committee Political Bureau meeting on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/30 18:01:54

US military provocations in S.China Sea to strengthen China's resolve: defense ministry

Disregarding the facts and history, the US has made unfounded accusations against China, sowed discord in the South China Sea and sent two US Navy aircraft carriers for dual exercises in the region, which fully exposed its hegemony mentality and double standards, China's Ministry of National Defense spokesperson Ren Guoqiang told a press conference on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 17:50:59