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Shufu county in Kashi, Xinjiang, reports 1 asymptomatic COVID-19 case

Breaking: Shufu county of Kashi Prefecture in NW China's Xinjiang reports 1 asymptomatic COVID-19 case on Sat.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/24 21:46:05

Kashi in Xinjiang reports one asymptomatic COVID-19 case

Shufu county of Kashi Prefecture in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported one asymptomatic COVID-19 case Saturday night, who was found during a routine testing, the local Center for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/24 21:04:22

Global pandemic likely to peak after two weeks; US may see 90,000 daily cases: Chinese researcher

A Chinese researcher predicted that the cases of the global COVID-19 pandemic is likely to peak after two weeks, a trend in line with that in Europe, echoing the World Health Organization (WHO) chief who said the next few months are going to be very "tough" and some countries are on "a dangerous track."
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/24 18:05:11

Complex process ahead of exporting China-developed COVID-19 vaccines to Brazil

An employee from Chinese vaccine producer Sinovac says the company is to follow the requirements of authorities after Brazilian medicine department approved the import of 6 million Chinese-developed COVID-19 vaccines, despite twists and turns in the country's decision about the purchase.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/24 17:34:43

China sends stern warning via commemoration of war it won against the US 70 years ago in Korea

Almost at the same time when the world was focused on the "theatrical" presidential debate in the US, across the Pacific Ocean, at a grand ceremony Friday to celebrate China's victory in a war against US aggression in Korea 70 years ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping mounted a scathing denunciation of forces that seek to contain China's development, and issued a stern warning that the Chinese people were not to be trifled with and any aggression against China would be dealt with head-on.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/10/23 15:52:29

China's achievements in industry and IT during the 13th Five-Year Plan

The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) says the 13th Five-Year Plan was the first to promote the development of China as both a manufacturing power and a cyber power.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/24 12:58:55

Sacrifice of CPV soldiers touches moviegoers

Sacrifice, a film made by top Chinese directors and actors to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) army's entry into the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-53), grossed nearly 100 million yuan in box office on its first day, putting it on course to become one of the top-grossing movies of the year.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/23 21:43:41

China to take further action if UK keeps "hyping up" BNO passport issues: FM

The Chinese foreign ministry warned the UK that China will consider not recognizing Hong Kong British national overseas (BNO) passports as valid travel documents, following the UK government's announcement on Thursday that it will start to process BNO applications for residents in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) from January 31, 2021.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/23 19:15:29

Guan Hu's 'US navy cap' brings controversy on his Korean War film's debut

Guan Hu, co-director of the newly-released Korean War blockbuster Sacrifice (or Jin Gang Chuan), was pushed to the forefront of public debate on Chinese social media on Friday, the day of the film's debut. With tens of thousands of moviegoers rushing to cinemas across China to enjoy the patriotic war epic, numerous netizens criticized Guan for “inappropriately” wearing a “US navy cap” in a promotion video of the film.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/23 18:20:35

War must be fought to deter invaders, Chinese nation will never cower before threats: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping said that Chinese people will never sit idly by while China's sovereignty, security and development interests are undermined, and if such situations occur, they will certainly deal with them head-on.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/23 12:24:19

First-step of protection work for ancient architecture in Ngari Prefecture completed

The institute of heritage conservation in the Tibet Autonomous Region announced on Wednesday that the first step of protection work for cultural ruins in Rutog county in Ngari Prefecture has been completed and hundreds of relics, including stone carvings and parts of sacred books have been excavated.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/23 11:36:29

Xi underscores five areas in advancing socialism with Chinese characteristics for new era

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday underscored five areas in advancing socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era when addressing a meeting commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) entering the Korean front in the War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/23 11:13:13

CPV's victory shows Chinese people's resolve to safeguard world peace: Xi

CPV's victory shows Chinese people's resolve to safeguard world peace: Xi
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/23 10:36:01

Officials present flowers as Liaoning marks 70th anniversary of CPV soldiers' entering DPRK

Party chief, governor and other officials of Northeast China's Liaoning Province presented flowers at the Memorial Hall of the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea, in the border city of Dandong on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/23 9:51:13

China inaugurates new university to develop chip talent

China has established a new university specializing in the chip industry in East China's Jiangsu Province amid increasing demand for talent in the chip industry.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 23:45:12

Recovery of Taiwan from Japanese colonial rule commemorated across Straits

People from both sides of the Taiwan Straits are commemorating the 75th anniversary of 1945 recovery of Taiwan from Japan colonial rule. Many blast Taiwan secessionist Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) colonial mentality as the DPP, by glorifying colonization and pandering to Washington, wants the island to become a quasi-colony of the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 22:29:02

Chinese experts say UK vaccine trials risk lives

After failure in the infamous "herd immunity" strategy that caused COVID-19 cases to soar, the UK vowed to launch some controversial vaccine trials on humans known as challenge trials to speed up the race to find a vaccine for COVID-19. Chinese experts believe the trials "risk human life" and are "ethically challenged."
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 21:32:21

US embassy in France's anti-China ad on Twitter shows West 'double standards'

The US Embassy in France has been caught promoting anti-China propaganda advertisements on Twitter, targeting African users. Analysts urged Twitter to ban such advertisement as it clearly violates Twitter rules on political content and state-affiliated advertising. They also called such open rhetoric against China as proof of Western "double standards."
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 18:58:40