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30 years on, China has become an important part of UN peacekeeping missions

This year marks the 30th anniversary of China's armed forces participating in UN peacekeeping missions. Over the past three decades, China's peacekeeping capacity has been greatly improved in all aspects. On Thursday, a Global Times reporter visited a training base of the department of peace missions under the Ministry of National Security in Beijing, where officers and soldiers who once participated in peacekeeping missions shared their personal stories.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/18 11:56:35

Manila-Shanghai flights suspended as more imported COVID-19 cases from the Philippines reported

China Eastern Airlines announced on Friday that it would suspend flights MU211 and MU212 between Shanghai and Manila, the Philippines, effective from Friday following Shanghai's reporting of 12 imported cases of COVID-19, nine from the Philippines, two from Jamaica and one from India.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/18 14:50:14

China's first Mars rover has six independent-drive wheels, chief architect reveals

More features of China's first Mars rover was disclosed at the China Space Conference which kicked off on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/18 14:41:23

Heat-resistant materials, power integration design among China's astronomical research focuses

Study into heat-resistant materials for reusable aerospace vehicles and horizontal take-off and landing vehicle's integration design with hybrid power have been named in the Top 10 “hot spot scientific issues and technical puzzles” for 2020 in the astronomical domain, coming only a few days after the safe return of China's new homegrown reusable spacecraft in early September, the Global Times learned on Friday at the China Space Conference.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/18 13:00:17

Peace is rooted in Chinese DNA: White paper documents China's 30-year participation in UN peacekeeping operations

China on Friday released a white paper on the participation of the country's armed forces in UN peacekeeping operations, commemorating 30 years of China's contribution to maintaining world peace and stability.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/18 12:19:30

Coronavirus found on outer packaging of frozen ribbon fish imported from Indonesia

China Customs announced to suspend imports from Indonesian aquatic product manufacturer PT.PUTRI INDAH for one week, effective from Friday, after novel coronavirus was discovered on one outer packaging sample of frozen ribbon fish of the company.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/18 12:14:44

China issues white paper on its armed forces' participation in UN peacekeeping operations

China's Armed Forces:30 Years of UN Peacekeeping Operations
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/18 11:12:55

China sends over 40,000 UN peacekeepers over 30 years: white paper

China's armed forces have sent over 40,000 peacekeepers to 25 United Nations peacekeeping missions over the past 30 years, says a white paper released by the State Council Information Office Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/18 10:07:18

China issues white paper on its peacekeeping missions with UN

China issues white paper on its peacekeeping missions with UN
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/18 10:03:11

We must ensure key and core technologies, manufacturing industry firmly grasped in our own hands: President Xi

We must ensure key and core technologies, manufacturing industry firmly grasped in our own hands: President Xi
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/18 9:53:44

Real-time update on coronavirus outbreak

Latest in battle against coronavirus
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 21:15:00

Containing pandemic in such a short time is the greatest highlight of China's anti-epidemic efforts: global public health expert

Some say the COVID-19 pandemic is blurring the lines between developed and developing countries. The "200,000" on the cover of Time magazine (nearly 200,000 COVID-19 deaths in the US) is shocking, and India, with more than 5 million confirmed cases, is still on an upward curve. A week ago, China held a national rally to honor its anti-epidemic work.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 23:27:11

China releases white paper to justify Xinjiang's employment and labor rights progress

Xinjiang implements a proactive employment policy, protects lawful labor rights and interests of people of all ethnic groups, and strives to provide decent work and a better life for people of all ethnic groups, said a white paper released by the Information Office of the State Council on employment and labor rights in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 22:13:40

Mulan gets some HKers' support at debut despite separatists' boycott calls

The Disney film Mulan gained support from some people in Hong Kong at its debut in the city on Thursday, despite separatists' calls to boycott the movie.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 21:48:40

Lawyer cleared of sexual assault charge but faces deportation for hiding US citizenship

Chinese-American lawyer Bao Yuming, who was suspected of sexually assaulting his "teenage adopted daughter," has been cleared of the charges but faces deportation from China as he hid his American citizenship when applying to retain his lawyer's certificate, Chinese authorities announced Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 19:08:40

Chinese students study 'abroad' in China this fall

When Lily Huang received an offer from Connell university, the 18-year-old from Shanghai thought she was about to begin a new life as a freshman studying a fiber science major at her dream school.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 17:47:40

Netizens mock German foundation office's closing due to concerns over national security law for HK

Chinese netizens have mocked the closure of German foundation and think tank the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom's office in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, calling it “another fleeing dishonorable organization” and “true threat to Hong Kong's safety,” as the foundation said the move was aimed at “protecting its employees” due to the implementation of the national security law for Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 16:02:06

Chinese returnees from the Philippines lied about COVID-19 symptoms and positive test results

Two COVID-19 patients returning to China from the Philippines were recently found to have hidden their symptoms before taking flights back home, said the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 11:02:43