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China-Russia relations the most important bilateral ties with neighboring countries: GT survey

More than half of Chinese respondents view ties with Russia the most important ones in terms of China's relations with its neighboring countries, according to a poll from the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 16:42:54

NE. China's Dalian tightens COVID-19 control amid latest cluster outbreak, collects 4.76 million samples for nucleic acid tests

The port city of Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province, has tightened COVID-19 control measures and accelerated nucleic acid testing after entering "wartime mode" amid the latest local cluster outbreak, which brought 19 confirmed cases and 20 silent carriers between December 15 and 24.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 16:32:03

Over 70% respondents believe China's global image has improved, 'wolf warrior diplomacy' a necessary gesture: GT poll

A new Global Times poll has shown that over 70 percent of respondents believe that "wolf warrior diplomacy" is the diplomatic attitude that China should take, with 78 percent of interviewees believing that China's global image has improved in recent years.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 16:05:08

China to launch space station core cabinet by Spring 2021

China is set to launch the core cabinet of the country's first space station by spring 2021, Zhou Jianping, chief designer of China's manned space program, disclosed on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 15:46:32

US, Australia rapidly losing attraction among Chinese travelers: GT poll

US and Australia are losing their attraction among Chinese people, with fewer and fewer saying they would like to go to the two countries, while Japan is the top destination for Chinese travelers, shows a new poll.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 15:31:04

Mao's birthplace receives Shenzhou-10 manned spacecraft reentry capsule

The reentry capsule of Shenzhou-10 manned spacecraft was officially handed over to Shaoshan in Central China's Hunan Province—the birthplace of late Chinese leader Mao Zedong on Friday, a day ahead of the 127th anniversary of Mao's birth.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 11:30:08

Foreign domestic helpers stay in China amid COVID-19

The global spread of the COVID-19 is leaving an oversupply of foreign domestic helpers to the Chinese market at year end, as lots of overseas domestic workers chose to stay in China instead of returning home in the upcoming New Year related holidays, several housework agencies in Beijing and Shanghai told the Global Times Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 2:46:02

Man who inspired China becomes a headmaster motivating thousands of countryside children to chase their dreams

Now, a headmaster of Experimental High School in Wangmo county in Southwest China's Guizhou Province, Liu is using his abilities to help children living in poverty or difficulties to have more opportunities in education, which could change their fates.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 2:25:23

Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine shows 91.25% efficacy in Turkey trials

Chinese vaccine producer Sinovac's inactivated COVID-19 vaccine CoronaVac shows 91.25 percent efficacy in Phase III clinical trials in Turkey, Turkish health ministry announced Thursday local time.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 1:01:24

Taiwan to import problematic pork from US amid public dissent

The legislative body on the island of Taiwan, dominated by the secessionist Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), on Thursday approved nine acts related to the importation of ractopamine-enhanced pork from the US, amid strong dissent from more than 70 percent of the island's residents and a brawl from opposition parties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 23:03:51

Couple required to pay over $100,000 penalty for violating two-child policy

One couple in Anyue county, Ziyang, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, were issued 718,080 yuan ($109,787) in penalties nearly 10 years after they had their seventh child, violating China's two-child policy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 22:43:16

China halts flights with UK over mutated strain

Taking into account the practices of other countries, China on Thursday announced the suspension of flights to and from the UK due to a new coronavirus strain, the Chinese foreign ministry announced.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 22:03:40

Two Japanese obtain first batch of work permits for entrepreneurial foreign talents in Shanghai

Two Japanese talents on Thursday obtained the first batch of work permits released for entrepreneurial foreign talents in Pudong New Area, Shanghai, which aims to act as another incentive for foreign talents to start their businesses in China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 21:43:07

UAE first country to roll out Chinese COVID-19 vaccine for mass use

The United Arab Emirates has become the world's first country to offer Chinese-developed COVID-19 vaccines to all citizens and residents for free as part of its efforts to achieve nationwide immunity against the coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 21:33:39

Beijing churches call off Christmas events after virus resurgence

Churches in downtown Beijing suspended festive events on Christmas Eve after a new asymptomatic COVID-19 case was reported in the Chinese capital on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 18:57:41

China suspends flights to and from UK in wake of new virus strain

Taking into account the practices of other countries, China has decided to suspend flights between China and the UK due to the new virus strain, Chinese Foreign Ministry announced.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 15:30:45

China to intensify crackdown on drunk driving ahead of holiday season

Chinese police will launch a national campaign against driving under the influence of alcohol as the New Year and Spring Festival holiday season approaches, the China Police Daily reported on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/24 15:06:59

Cultural venues in China to become more senior-friendly

China has urged its cultural venues and tourist attractions to improve their infrastructure and services to be more friendly to the elderly, according to a circular from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/24 15:03:47