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China replaces all navigation markers in Qiongzhou Strait with BeiDou equipment

China has replaced all its navigation markers in the Qiongzhou Strait between South China's Hainan and Guangdong provinces with new BeiDou telemetry and remote control equipment. Netizens and observers hail the move as a further step in boosting Hainan's free trade port development and defense of China's national security.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/29 0:39:59

Kindergarten teacher sentenced to death for poisoning 25 students and killing 1

A local court in Jiaozuo, Central China's Henan Province sentenced a kindergarten teacher, who poisoned 25 children and killed one with nitrite, to death.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 23:48:06

China's air quality continues to improve, ozone pollution sounds alarm: experts

China's air quality continued to improve in 2019, although the improvement saw a slowing trend as pollution controls encountered a bottleneck, according to a report released by Clean Air Asia at a forum held in Beijing on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 23:46:37

Tourism boom in 'Golden Week' empowers China's economic recovery

As the pandemic situation still casts a shadow in many countries and regions around the world, China quietly welcomes its eight-day National Day holidays starting from Thursday. The country's tourism industry is more than thrilled to see what they believe could be the "busiest ever" holiday season since COVID-19 outbreak, as travelers in the world's largest outbound-travel source market all flocked back and may further empower China's consumption and economic rebound in the post-epidemic era.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 20:48:18

Key CPC meeting to review China's next Five-Year Plan

The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee met on Monday to review a report on public consultations on a CPC document concerning the formulation of the 14th Five-Year (2021-2025) Plan for Economic and Social Development, and targets for 2035.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 21:14:16

Cutting-edge technologies help repair, protect Badaling Great Wall

A drone climbed above the No.90 tower of the Badaling Great Wall in Yanqing district, Beijing on Sunday afternoon to survey the tower's emergency reinforcement capability. In recent years, more advanced technologies have been applied in renovating and protecting the Great Wall.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 21:13:40

Xi to attend Martyrs' Day event, present flower baskets to deceased heroes

Chinese President Xi Jinping, along with other leaders of the Communist Party of China and the state, will join representatives from all walks of life in presenting flower baskets to deceased national heroes on the morning of Sept. 30, the Martyrs' Day, according to an official statement released Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 21:00:42

Taiwan residents worry about war: surveys

Residents in the island of Taiwan are worrying in an unprecedented way that cross-Straits tension may escalate into a war, as surveys conducted in the island showed that perceptions of official and military relations with the Chinese mainland have worsened. However, a majority of respondents hoped for peaceful talks with the mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 20:18:41

China urges US not to act rashly on S.China Sea

The US is the biggest driving force behind the militarization of the South China Sea, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said, noting that China is determined to firmly safeguard national sovereignty and territorial security, and will continue to work with other countries in the region to safeguard peace and stability in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 19:43:56

CPC leadership meets to discuss document for review at 5th plenum of 19th CPC Central Committee

The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee met on Monday to discuss a report on the consultation of public opinions over a CPC document concerning the formulation of the 14th Five-Year (2021-2025) Plan for Economic and Social Development and future targets for 2035.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 19:13:52

COVID-19 infects Indian troops, may sway border situation

Chinese observers and netizens believe mass COVID-19 infections in the Indian army, including its border troops, may sway the border situation, as more than 10,000 of its border troops have caught the virus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 18:40:10

Two high school girls killed by classmate in Central China school

Two high school girls killed by classmate in Central China school Two girls were killed by a classmate in their classroom at a high school in Central China's Hubei Province on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 17:07:32

Over 60 percent believe China will recover to pre-COVID19 status in a year: GT survey

More than 60 percent of respondents to the latest survey recently conducted by the Global Times believed that China's economy will recover to its pre-epidemic status within a year, and the country's all-out efforts in fighting the coronavirus epidemic have fully lifted public confidence and strengthened national solidarity, according to the survey results.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 17:03:41

Chinese vice premier stresses passing on war-hero spirit

Chinese Vice Premier Sun Chunlan on Sunday called for passing on and carrying forward the heroic spirit of the War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea and striving to achieve national rejuvenation.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 16:54:30

Auction of action star Jackie Chan's luxury apartments in Beijing withdrawn

The two apartments — now worth 120 million yuan ($17.59 million) — came into dispute as the ownership has never been completely transferred from the developer (Yujia Real Estate) to Chan since his purchase, and the apartments were seized by the authorities to pay debts owed by Yujia, alongside Yujia's other assets.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 16:11:21

20 sentenced for illegal border crossing during COVID-19 in SW China's Yunnan

Twenty people have received prison sentences in Southwest China's Yunnan Province for crimes related to illegal immigration from Myanmar to China during the COVID-19 pandemic, Yunnan high people's court reported Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 15:30:44

Bubonic plague case confirmed in Yunnan

Southwest China's Yunnan Province on Sunday confirmed a previously suspected case of bubonic plague. No new cases have been reported.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 9:50:41

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