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National Security Law won't affect HK 'one country, two systems' principle: CE cabinet advisor

One legislation won't change Hong Kong, nor would it be the end of the 'one country, two systems' principle, said Ronny Tong Ka-waha, member of Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor's cabinet, the Executive Council, noting that after the new national security law is enacted, the Special Administrative Region (SAR) would still be responsible for pushing forward Article 23.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/5/25 23:31:06

China's manned submersible to take on 10,000-meter dive in Mariana Trench

The submersible was assembled by the China Ship Scientific Research Center, known as the 702 Institute under China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, China's largest ship and ocean engineering research institute, the report said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 22:59:53

Public health legislation prioritized

China's top legislature said in a report on Monday it will prioritize public health legislation this year, as well as formulate laws on biosecurity, personal information protection and data security, which analysts believe is intended to plug the loopholes exposed by China's COVID-19 response.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 22:13:40

Deputy calls for rectification of Chinese fan culture, wins online support

A suggestion about rectifying Chinese fans' culture and establishing correct mainstream values for minors at the third session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) has been trending on Chinese social media on Monday, with many Chinese netizens supporting it.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 21:03:40

Chinese Embassy condemns murder of three Chinese in Zambia as 'appalling and vicious'

The Chinese Ambassador to Zambia made solemn representations to the Zambian foreign ministry on Monday after three Chinese nationals were murdered in the capital Lusaka.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 20:48:40

Green card issuance should be subject to higher standard: NPC deputy

A deputy to China's top legislature has proposed that China should be strict in granting permanent residency to foreigners, specify their legal duties and avoid super-national treatment after a draft regulation on Chinese green card sparked controversy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 20:23:41

3,700 suspects arrested for crimes related to COVID-19 epidemic

China has arrested 3,700 suspects for crimes related to the COVID-19 epidemic, said China's Procurator-General on Monday as the country released annual work reports of the Supreme People's Court and Supreme People's Procuratorate.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 19:57:00

Chinese netizens slam US over ending coronavirus research grant

Chinese netizens have slammed the US government after 77 Nobel laureates denounced the Trump administration for ending a research grant to a US non-profit organization researching the origin of the novel coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 18:44:03

Japan lifts state of emergency over coronavirus for entire country

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday lifted the COVID-19 state of emergency in the five remaining prefectures still under restrictions, including Tokyo, as the spread of the virus has largely been brought under control.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/25 17:09:45

Chinese embassy issues reminder to citizens over US border customs checks

The Chinese Embassy in the US released a notice on Monday saying a number of Chinese citizens have reported being interrogated for long periods at the US border customs and had their phones and laptops checked when departing the country. Some people revealed that their electronic devices were temporarily confiscated for further inspection.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 15:38:35

China's national legislature starts 2nd plenary meeting of annual session

China's National People's Congress convenes second plenary session
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/25 15:10:46

Chinese gov't spends 86 bln USD on improving school infrastructure in poor regions

The Chinese government spent about 615.6 billion yuan (86 billion U.S. dollars) on improving school infrastructure and facilities in less developed regions in the five years starting from 2014, with 169.9 billion yuan allocated from the central budget, Monday's China Education Daily reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/25 14:05:49

HK Secretary for Security and six disciplinary forces support national security law in HK

Hong Kong's Secretary for Security and six disciplinary forces have pledged their full support for the national legislature's deliberation on national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 12:10:40

Wuhan to test remaining residents missed in citywide COVID-19 testing

Health authorities in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, said on Monday that they will test the remaining small number of residents who were missed in a citywide sampling and testing for coronavirus rolled out in mid-May.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 11:35:37

Wuhan to test remaining residents missed in citywide COVID-19 testing

Health authorities in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, said on Monday that they will test the remaining small number of residents who were missed in a citywide sampling and testing for coronavirus rolled out in mid-May.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 11:33:40

China making good progress in building world's largest supercollider: scientist

Research and development for the first batch of key equipment for the world's most powerful electron collider, the Circular Electron Positron Collider (CEPC), in China, has made solid progress, according to a leading scientist on the project Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/25 11:28:24

Remeasuring team heading to Mt. Qomolangma summit again after delayed twice by bad weather

A Chinese mountaineering team on Sunday departed again for the summit of Mount Qomolangma after their plans to reach the world's highest mountain peak were delayed twice by the bad weather.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/25 11:12:12

7 COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals on Chinese mainland

Seven COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland Sunday, the National Health Commission said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/25 9:29:11