The highly anticipated epic film "Changjin Hu (The Battle at Lake Changjin)" launched its special early screening in 34 Chinese cities on Saturday to pump up its formal release scheduled on September 30 right ahead of the seven-day National Day holidays.
Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangdong Province will require all overseas arrivals to be subject to a 21-day quarantine at designated isolation centers ahead of The China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) to be held in the city as the country has seen COVID-19 surge centered in East China's Fujian Province.
Huawei's Meng Wanzhou has left Canada, heading back home after sustained efforts by Chinese govt
Pakistan, on behalf of 65 countries, delivered a joint statement against interference in China's internal affairs under the pretext of human rights at the 48th session of the Human Rights Council on Friday.
Huawei's Meng Wanzhou reached a landmark deal with the US Justice Department on Friday that will allow her to return to China, under which the senior executive of the Chinese company has not pleaded guilty. It marks the end of Meng's nearly three-year detention in Canada, and may help ease the frozen China-Canada tie and frictions between China and the US, experts said.
Aidian, a town on the border between China and Vietnam in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, has been put into closed-off management after one stowaway tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.
The Japanese TV series Ultraman Tiga, which is popular among Chinese children, is now unavailable on multiple Chinese video platforms by Friday, sparking widespread yet divided discussions among Chinese netizens on the impact of violent content on children.
Media on the island of Taiwan cheerfully hyped up a "pro-Taiwan" move by the US on Friday after the US House of Representatives on Thursday approved the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2022 fiscal year which includes "defending" Taiwan island. Experts from the Chinese mainland said US politicians have sent the wrong signals to Taiwan secessionists, making them believe they have protection, despite the Taiwan-related content in the NDAA not being legally binding.
Chinese President Xi Jinping addressed the opening ceremony of the 2021 Zhongguancun (ZGC) Forum via video link on Friday, stressing that innovation is the primary driving force behind development.
Around 650 million Chinese are expected to go traveling during the seven-day National Day holidays, as people are keen to leave the house after their summer travel plans were disrupted by the Delta variant outbreak in East China's Jiangsu Province, and the current fresh sporadic outbreak in Fujian Province was estimated to be controlled during the holiday.
The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force will for the first time display the WZ-7 high-altitude reconnaissance drone at the Airshow China 2021, to be held in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province, from September 28 to October 3, a spokesperson at the PLA Air Force announced on Friday.
The fresh COVID-19 outbreak in Harbin, capital city of Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, is caused by the Delta variant, local health authorities said on Friday after the city reported nearly 30 cases in three days.
The 102 detailed examples of US' blatant interference to China's Hong Kong affairs since 2019, issued for the first time by the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday, served as a strong counterattack and warning to the US, and also signaled the urgency for legislation of Article 23 of the Hong Kong SAR Basic Law which is likely to be put on the legislative agenda after December, Chinese analysts said on Friday.
The world top academic journal Science on Friday published a major breakthrough in the artificial starch synthesis made by a research institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). The research is the first time in the world to achieve synthesis of starch from carbon dioxide. Scientists believe it will have a revolutionary impact on future agricultural production and bio-manufacturing.
The 89-square-kilometer national wetlands park, established in 2016, is one of the most important stations for migratory birds, like swans and graylags, which often fly to warmer places from September to November and choose the park as a place to replenish energy.
Returned samples from a batch of kiwi fruit imported from New Zealand were detected as positive for Covid-19 alerting authorities since some of the fruit had already been sold at a local supermarket in Nantong, East China's Jiangsu Province, according to a statement from the city's official Wechat account on Thursday.
Yuan Renguo, former chairman of leading liquor maker Kweichow Moutai Group, was sentenced to life imprisonment for taking bribes, the court announced on Thursday.
China's Ministry of Transportation issued a plan on Thursday for the construction of new types of basic infrastructure over the next five years, under which accelerating the building of intelligent and unmanned ports was listed as a priority.
On Thursday, a news story about female students in a university refusing male students to use the elevator in a dormitory building sparked a widespread debate on the internet. The fact that the issue ignited such a big controversy proves once again that the gender issue has now become one of the most concerning public issues in China, members of feminist organizations told the Global Times.
The 14th National Games, which is being held in Shaanxi Province and also the first major sports event in China since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, has so far maintained a record of "zero infection."
Wednesday marks the fourth Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival. Students honored the memory of the beloved "father of hybrid rice." They put flowers and cards in front of the sculpture of Yuan Longping holding the ears of rice in Southwest University, Yuan's alma mater.
An affiliate of Caocao Chuxing, a ride-hailing app in China that has gained a lot of popularity after industry giant Didi was embroiled in data breach problems, has been fined 200,000 yuan ($30,971) after it was found to have left out Zangnan (southern Tibet), the Diaoyu Islands and a number of other regions from a country map of China in a magazine commercial.
A 19-year-old Hong Kong student was sentenced on Thursday to four years and nine months in prison on several charges during violent protests in 2019, including trying to snatch a policeman's weapon.
A variety of unmanned vehicles, instead of farmers, are busy harvesting rice ears in a field in the outskirts of Shanghai.
Chinese people are about to embrace a new COVID-19 vaccine, which experts predicted could be the most effective developed in China, as the latest research showed 79 percent efficacy against the dominant Delta variant and overall 67 percent efficacy against any variant.
Yuan Renguo, former chairman of China's leading liquor maker Kweichow Moutai Group, was sentenced on Thursday to life imprisonment for taking bribes.
The city of Shanwei in South China's Guangdong Province took the lead in giving COVID-19 booster shots to key groups of people aged between 18 and 59 who have been fully vaccinated for six months, and more cities are about to follow later this month.
Coming amid the country's busy yet smooth execution of missions to build its most ambitious manned space project - the China Space Station - the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT), the nation's largest organization for research, development and production of missiles and carrier rockets, will debut a next-generation manned carrier rocket and a heavy-lift launch vehicle, at this year's Airshow China in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province from September 28 to October 3.
The coronavirus may have been silently spreading in the US in as early as September 2019, a preprint research paper suggested.
Excessive impact forces from of running rollercoasters can cause injuries to cervicala human's spine, a medical expert noted after complaints from netizens about cervical dislocation after riding the roller coasters at the newly- opened Universal Studios in Beijing, according to media report.
The trials of drug smuggling cases at Beijing No.4 Intermediate People's Court in recent years showed that the drugs smuggled in these cases were in relatively large quantities including one smuggler who packed 24 kilograms of cocaine into 30 milk powder cans and smuggled them into China through two check-in suitcases.
Several policemen in Binzhou, East China's Shandong Province have been punished for failing to implement regulations around drunk driving, Binzhou traffic police announced on Thursday.
Dongguan, in South China's Guangdong Province, reported one new case of H5N6 bird flu on Tuesday, the second confirmed case in the province after a woman was infected with the virus on August 19 in Huizhou. Experts assessed that the case was a random and the risk of transmission of the virus is low at the current stage.
China's "dual carbon" target will make it the most efficient country in the world in reduction of carbon emissions, an official mentioned on Wednesday, which marks the one-year anniversary of China's proposal to achieve carbon neutrality before 2060.
Tsinghua University, China's top academy, announced on Wednesday the establishment of the Institute for Carbon Neutrality (ICON), a research center for the studies on carbon neutrality. The research hub will focus on making breakthroughs to solve bottlenecks in major technologies in an effort to contribute more talents and resources to China's commitment of green development. The institute is aimed to serve the country's needs and resolution to tackle climate change.
Couples in a village in South China's Guangdong Province will receive up to 3,300 yuan ($510) each month for their newborn babies born after September 1, the latest place to offer cash to families since the legalization of China's third-child policy in August.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent best wishes to renowned physicist Chen Ning Yang on his birthday.
The latest COVID-19 spike in East China's Fujian Province has been basically contained, but uncertainties remain and the situation is at a stalemate, experts from Chinese National Health Commission's working team to Fujian Province made the latest assessment on Wednesday.
The world's first aerosolized inhalable adenovirus type-5 vector-based COVID-19 vaccine (Ad5-nCoV) is progressing well toward obtaining emergency-use approval, and it is expected to be in wide use soon thereafter with proven safety, more robust immune responses, and better effects as a booster, the Global Times learned from the vaccine developer and an industry insider on Wednesday.
A hasty "vaccine passport" will create inoculation discrimination against people from developing countries with limited access to COVID-19 vaccines, and it may also encumber global epidemic control efforts, said Chinese epidemic observers on Wednesday.
Police in Fuzhou, East China's Fujian Province are investigating into a case in which two eye doctors were stabbed by a patient while they were on duty during the Mid-Autumn Festival on Tuesday.
Wang Like, former member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Jiangsu Provincial Committee, former secretary of politics and law committee of the CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee, has been expelled from the Party and removed from his post for serious violations of CPC discipline and laws, the country's top anti-graft body said on Wednesday.
North China's Tianjin has launched revision work on family planning regulation to extend paternity leave to encourage childbirth in response to the nation's new three-child policy while other areas are offering allowances for having newborn babies.
Authorities in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region have reportedly launched an investigation after a zoo in Ordos is suspected of planning to put on display a first-class national protected snow leopard, which was found in a grassland.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's pledge at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that China will not build new coal-fired power projects abroad is seen by observers as a sign that Beijing is devoted to curbing global warming with the "firmest determination and greatest efforts," in order to achieve its green commitment on schedule and build a better future.
To tame the spread of the coronavirus, regions across China are seeking people who have visited Harbin, the capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, while the city is going all-out to test its 10 million residents as it faces rising positive COVID-19 tests.
Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) Carrie Lam said she will visit Chengdu in Southwest China's Sichuan Province, Chongqing Municipality, and Xi'an in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, from September 22 to 28 to attend the flag handover ceremony of the National Games and events promoting regional development.
The delivery vehicle for Chinese taikonauts, the Tianzhou-3, was successfully launched for a second supply mission to the space station on Monday. Among all supplies that were transported to the space station, the ones especially sent for female taikonauts, including cosmetics and sanitary pads, attracted the attention of netizens.
Public health observers are confident that China's "zero tolerance" COVID-19 policy will safeguard the country to withstand epidemic flare-ups, although the outbreak in East China's Fujian Province is still intense and Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province reported a fresh case on Tuesday during the national holidays to mark the Mid-Autumn Festival.
The Mid-Autumn Festival holidays, which ended on Tuesday this year, have witnessed a tendency that this traditional Chinese festival was celebrated by galas that focused on sending out positive energy and inviting competent singers, rather than wasting money on idols in a bid for ratings.
Tim Cook of Apple unexpectedly made his way to the top trending list on China's Twitter-like social media platform Sina Weibo on Tuesday for using iPhone 12 to send a message wishing Chinese netizens a happy Mid-Autumn Festival. Many netizens mocked him for not getting the new iPhone 13 amid hot demand.
Over 100 dogs and cats put in the so-called blind boxes were rescued in Shanghai on Monday, sparkling criticism and heated discussions among Chinese netizens again, just months after similar cases were reported in the country.
China-Myanmar border city Ruili in Southwest China's Yunnan Province vows to ramp up efforts to guard the gates against COVID-19 by rewarding tip-offs of up to 50,000 yuan ($7,700) about border-related crimes that can result in imported cases and the spillover of the pandemic to other provinces.
Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, is on high alert after three positive COVID-19 cases were reported on Tuesday, two of whom were returnees from the Philippines.
Chinese police have found a total of 4,302 missing or abducted children since a special “reunion” campaign was launched this year, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) said on Sunday, two days before China's Mid-Autumn Festival, a festival highlighting family reunion.
China's first domestically researched and developed hydrogen liquefying system with a high daily output of liquefied hydrogen was successfully produced, to fuel carrier rockets with domestically produced liquefied hydrogen in the future.
A seminar on COVID-19 prevention and control was held by the joint prevention and control mechanism of the State Council on Friday and Saturday in Shanghai, calling for implementing the decisions of the central government, on the basis of a deep understanding of the past experiences from Shanghai and other provinces in the country.
Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft, the second "delivery man" to bring cargo to China's space station and a prelude to the next group of Chinese taikonauts who are about to embark their six-months journey to space on the Shenzhou-13 mission, has conducted an ultra-fast yet smooth rendezvous and docking with the Tianhe core cabin on Monday evening, merely 6.5 hours after launch.
The number of passenger trips across China's railways were recorded at 10.48 million on Sunday, the first day of the three-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday in China this year. A total of 10,067 trains running on regular timetables, according to data provided by the China Railway.
Carrying the Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft, the Long March-7 Y4 rocket lifted off from Wenchang Space Launch Center located in South China's Hainan Province on Monday afternoon, one day ahead of this year's Mid-Autumn Festival - one of the happiest family reunion holidays for the Chinese people.
According to polling results early Monday morning, 364 people were elected in the 2021 Election Committee's subsector ordinary election in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), the first election since the Hong Kong's electoral reform was implemented in March.
The much-anticipated Universal Beijing Resort officially opened for business on Monday after 19 days of trial operation. Excited tourists coming from all over the country to the theme park despite rainy weather in the capital city and strict epidemic prevention measures due to recent COVID-19 flare-ups in East China, however the enthusiasm and joy within the resort remained undiminished.
China set to launch Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft around 3pm Monday
Voting of the 2021 Election Committee's subsector ordinary elections in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) ended at 6:00 p.m. local time on Sunday.
A Canadian media report on the US Justice Department resuming negotiations with the defense team of Chinese national and Huawei executive, Meng Wanzhou, about a possible deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) could be the most promising way for Meng to safely return to China, but US demand for a guilty plea could complicate things as the Chinese side has insisted on Meng's innocence and rejected US long-arm jurisdiction, Chinese legal experts said on Sunday.
Combo of #Tianzhou3 cargo spacecraft and LM-7 Y4 rocket now in good shape, poised for fuel-injection and launch at Wenchang, Hainan
The State Taxation Administration on Saturday issued a notice strengthening tax levies on the entertainment industry as tax evasions and other scandals continue to hit Chinese actors and actresses.
As global traffic is still suffering from disruption from the pandemic, a Hainan Airlines flight took 244 Chinese students on Saturday from Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality to Manchester in the UK, marking the first chartered flight facilitating students back to their studies by a domestic airline in 2021.
The Chinese Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Friday severely condemned the attack that happened on Thursday in which a man threw an explosive at the consulate general, causing damage to some buildings but no injuries.
China's first giant international health station providing quarantine and medical services to all inbound travelers is expected to be put into use in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province in late September, which could reduce the infection risk during quarantine and replace quarantine hotels, media reports said on Friday.
The Wikimedians of Mainland China (WMC), a Wikipedia-editing enthusiast group from the Chinese mainland, hit back against the Wikimedia Foundation after a number of the group's leading members were banned or deprived of administrative rights by the foundation.
Shenzhou-12 crew arrives safely in Beijing
Although the latest COVID-19 epidemic flare-up in East China's Fujian Province was judged by experts to still be in its "rising phase," no cross-province transmission has been identified during the first week of the outbreak, with the rapid and decisive response by local authorities credited with keeping the virus contained.
The Hong Kong Election Committee subsector election, which kicks off on Sunday and is the first to be held since electoral reform was implemented, will see how the city's political air is purified and political life turns to focus on development discussions orderly rather than political warfare and even terror, which manifests the principle of "patriots governing Hong Kong."
Sobering air raid sirens in numerous cities, silent tributes observed by ordinary Chinese on streets across the country, airing of documentaries about trials of Japanese war criminals on national television and countless messages of "never forget" on social media platforms - China is in full gear as it marks a day of remembrances and reflection: the 90th anniversary of the September 18 Incident, which falls on Saturday.
Having extended the record of Chinese astronauts' longest stay in space in a single flight mission to 90 days, the Shenzhou-12 mission crew returned to Earth at the designated Dongfeng landing site in the Gobi Desert, North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on Friday, marking a successful conclusion of the first crewed mission at the country's space station building stage.
Shenzhou-12 safely touches down on Earth, awaits ground search and rescue teams
As important neighbors of Afghanistan and influential countries in the region, China, Russia, Pakistan and Iran need to strengthen communication and coordination, make unanimous voices, exert positive influence and play a constructive role in promoting the smooth transition of the situation in Afghanistan, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said with senior officials from Russia, Pakistan and Iran at an informal meeting on Afghanistan in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe on Thursday.
The US is advised to act as a decent power and invest its resources in improving the welfare and human rights of the American people, rather than violating the human rights of people in other countries and playing low political tricks as such farces don't earn it anything but turn it into the laughing stock of the international community, Chinese Mission spokesperson Liu Yuyin responded to the US Mission hosting an anti-China exhibition with a violent terrorist and separatist organization.
Tmall Supermarket, an e-commerce platform and subsidiary of Taobao, has apologized on Thursday and recalled the product after two live rats were found in a box of bottled drinking water sold to a woman in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province.
The trend of children wearing mature and sexy makeup, even teaching other kids how to use cosmetics, has been making waves on Chinese social media platforms. However, despite the trend's growing popularity, it is damaging children's physical and mental growth and should be stopped as soon as possible.
Over 20 representatives from multinational companies and universities visited Shanghai's legislative body on Thursday to have a look at the basic legislative procedure and better understand China's "whole-process democracy."
Sitting in front of a laptop, with lighted cigarettes witnessing the passing of time, a Global Times reporter had a frank interview on Thursday with a special athlete from Macao Special Administrative Region (Macao SAR), who is expected to complete the women's single triathlon final of the 14th National Games of China in northwest Shaanxi Province, her fourth national games.
A county in Northwest China's Gansu Province recently announced to disburse subsidies of up to 40,000 yuan ($6,211) for couples who give birth to two or three children. The money is for buying houses, making the county China's first to introduce real estate subsidy under the third-child policy which was legalized in August.
While Chinese parents of elementary school students worry about the safety of their children given the latest COVID-19 outbreak in schools of East China's Fujian Province, China's CDC chief immunologist on Thursday suggested health authorities expand vaccination to children less than 12 years old while the country had vaccinated more than 1 billion people aged 12 and above.
Chinese experts and officials have voiced support for the country's newly issued five-year human rights action plan for 2021 to 2025 at a press conference on Tuesday.
Henan Province in Central China is preparing to launch COVID-19 booster shots for people in key groups aged between 18 and 59 who have received two shots of inactivated vaccines six months prior, under the requirements of the country, Henan Daily reported on Thursday.
"Where have the members of the 'East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM)' gone after leaving Afghanistan? How many of them are staying in the country?" These are the questions people are asking after the Afghan Taliban spokesperson said in an exclusive interview with the Global Times that many ETIM members had been told to leave Afghanistan. The topic has drawn broad attention in both China and overseas. The Chinese government has reiterated its concerns over the terrorist group as it has been posing a direct threat to China's national security.
Popular TV hostess Dee Hsu from Taiwan island restated that she is not a “secessionist” and thanked the spokesperson with the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council Zhu Fenglian, who said on the same day that recent “secessionist” accusations against some Taiwan celebrities were probably deliberately hyped up by separatist political forces on the island.
Over 40 percent of confirmed cases in the latest COVID-19 resurgence in Putian, East China's Fujian Province, are minors under 12 years old, said a local health official at a press conference on Thursday.
A number of countries, including Venezuela, South Sudan and the Maldives, have spoken at the UN Human Rights Council praising China's human rights achievements and opposing interference by outside forces in China's internal affairs, including those related to Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet.
Over one billion people are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in China, National Health Committee said on Thursday.
Shenzhou-12 to return Earth on Friday
China's “expelling” of Lithuanian ambassador to China is a justified and legitimate reaction to Lithuania's wrong actions that contravened the one-China principle and provoked and infringed upon China's sovereignty and territorial integrity, Chinese Mission to the EU noted in response to Slovenia's Prime Minister Janez Jansa's accusations against China. Jansa made the remarks in a letter sent to EU member states as he encouraged them to stand with Lithuania.
Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft rolls out to launching pad in Wenchang spaceport
At least three people died and 88 were found injured as of Thursday noon after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Luxian county, Luzhou city, Southwest China's Sichuan Province early Thursday, according to official report.
The first International Summit focused on the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) Application kicked off on Thursday in Changsha, Central China's Hunan Province, exhibiting the application's success across a number of industries and mass consumption, showing the latest achievements in global application.
With the Mid-Autumn Festival - one of the most important family reunion occasions for Chinese people - just around the corner, China's space heroes are also coming home.
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Luxian county, Luzhou city of Southwest China's Sichuan Province at 4:33 a.m. on Thursday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC), leaving 2 dead and 3 injured.