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Preparations for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics progressing as planned

Preparations for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics are progressing as planned, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said Thursday, amid concerns that the COVID-19 pandemic could also have an impact on the quadrennial event.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 1:54:53

Chinese officials and experts refute 'cameras monitor people' smear

Clichés smearing Chinese cities for installing closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to “monitor people,” which have reappeared in the Western media to serve their agenda of attacking China's smart city construction, are complete nonsense, Chinese officials and experts told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/31 1:01:47

US should remember its record in HK before framing others as spies: analysts

The Trump administration is preparing to order more Chinese diplomats to leave the country after it abruptly closed the Chinese consulate in Houston, but Chinese analysts urged the US to remember its own record in Hong Kong before widespread political persecution of Chinese people in the name of counter-espionage.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 23:40:00

Chinese working in the US face difficulties amid coronavirus and worsening China-US relations

Only one month left… If Sun Ling, who lost her job due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cannot find a new company in the US, she will have to leave the country, which she still wants to explore, as her visa is going to be expired soon.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 23:03:13

Key CPC meeting to convene in Oct, focusing on new plan on economic, social development amid global uncertainties

The fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will be held in Beijing in October, it was announced Thursday. One main item on the agenda is to draw up the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) for national economic and social development. Experts said China is currently facing a more complicated international environment and a slumping global economy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 22:33:21

'Godfather of Taiwan secessionism' dies at 97

Former Taiwan leader, also known as the "Godfather of Taiwan secessionism," Lee Teng-hui, has died at the age of 97, a Taiwan hospital announced on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 22:32:51

Guangdong classifies child witnesses of domestic violence as victims

Exposure to family violence in childhood, no matter a direct victim or witness, results in lifelong psychological trauma, Ji Minglü, a senior psychologist and director-general of Shanghai Perfection Youth Development Service Center, told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 21:16:35

Chinese cities publish army recruiting publicity video ads ahead of Army Day, draw fans

China's Ministry of National Defense on Thursday released a military recruitment video for 2020, showcasing the country's military capability and its armed forces, domestically developed weapons and aircraft, which has already racked up millions of views on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 20:14:54

Former Taiwan leader, "godfather of Taiwan secessionism," Lee Teng-hui dies: Taiwan media

"Godfather of Taiwan secessionism" Lee Teng-hui, also the former leader of the island, died at 98 on Thursday, Taiwan media reported, citing the hospital.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 20:11:49

COVID-19 outbreaks in Wuhan, Beijing and Dalian 'share similarities:' China's top epidemiologist

China's top epidemiologist said the recent COVID-19 outbreaks in Wuhan, Beijing and Dalian share certain similarities and did not come about by coincidence, as they all took place in the cold contaminated environment of seafood markets, and the virus may have infected people through aerosols.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 18:48:27

COVID-19 outbreaks in Wuhan, Beijing and Dalian share certain similarities: China's top epidemiologist

China's top epidemiologist said the recent COVID-19 outbreaks in Wuhan, Beijing and Dalian share certain similarities and did not come about by coincidence, as they all took place in the cold contaminated environment of seafood markets, and the virus may have infected people through aerosols.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 10:38:00

Blacklisting children's books for 'negative values' sparks public controversy

More than 1,000 children's books were recently pulled from bookstores during a campaign to create a healthy environment for young readers, but the move by some local authorities in China has triggered controversy and is being called a hypercorrection.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 1:45:08

China probes, punishes multiple officials, anti-graft notices show

Several officials from different levels of governments in China have been put under investigation or punished in recent days, highlighting the country's anti-corruption drive is consistent and that the top authorities stand firm and show zero tolerance toward corrupt officials.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 0:53:13

Beijing man sentenced for forcing girlfriend to have sex with bulldog

A man in Beijing has been sentenced to seven years in jail for forcing his girlfriend to have sex with his pet dog and raping her.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 0:50:16

Woman reports harassment after controversial pose

A woman called the police earlier this week over being defamed and having her privacy leaked after posing for photos at an exhibition in Shanghai that caused controversy over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/30 0:21:12

Wuhan hospital confirms nurse died after falling off building

It remains unclear how a nurse in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province fell to her death from a building at the hospital where she works, but some netizens are suggesting she had quarreled with the hospital's administration over protection for nurses working in coronavirus quarantine areas.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 23:16:45

Rising anxiety among Chinese in Nepal as coronavirus cases surge

Chinese nationals in Nepal say they're increasingly anxious as dozens of people have been found infected with COVID-19 in some districts that border India and the daily tally of cases remains in the hundreds.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 22:38:38

Death speculation of 'godfather of Taiwan secessionism' discussed by netizens

A Taipei hospital dismissed rumors on Wednesday claiming that former Taiwan leader and key initiator of Taiwan-separatism Lee Teng-hui had died after he get choked while drinking milk in February, and the report has brought discussions among the mainland netizens as Lee is an infamous separatist.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 22:31:00