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China, Vatican extend bishops appointment agreement by two years

China and the Vatican decided on Thursday to extend a provisional agreement on bishops appointment by two years, Chinese Foreign Ministry announced Thursday, marking a big step toward what insiders said greater and deeper future ties between the two sides.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 15:58:14

9,000 participants to run Shanghai International Marathon on Nov 29

Overseas runners have not been invited to join the event.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 15:48:30

Mongolian sheep are coming: First batch of donated sheep arrives in China

Four thousand sheep from Mongolia entered China on Thursday, eight months after Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga visited China and announced the donation of 30,000 sheep to China.
Source: CGTN | 2020/10/22 15:23:37

China to realize smart rockets by 2025

China is developing intelligent rockets with learning capabilities, with an R&D team working to enable China's main launch vehicles currently in service to have initial learning capabilities by 2025, Science and Technology Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 14:57:14

Netizens reject label of school principal as 'China's Mother Teresa'

Chinese netizens have blasted media that called a school principal in Southwest China's Yunnan province "China's Mother Teresa," saying the West is not the beacon of morality, and the faith of the principal, a member of the Communist Party of China (CPC), is the CPC, not any religion.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 13:28:40

Desperate to save dying reputation, Joshua Wong twists Mesut Özil's axing from Arsenal as 'kowtow to Beijing'

Arsenal football star Mesut Özil has become the latest target to fall for a propaganda stunt to smear China by notorious Hong Kong secessionist Joshua Wong, as the latter, in a desperate bid to save his dying fame, wrongly attributed Ozil's axing from the English Premier League club as a “kowtow to Beijing.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 12:52:16

Chinese veterans granted medals for entering DPRK in War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea

Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) army veterans who fought in the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-1953) have been granted memorial medals as China marks the 70th anniversary of the CPV army entering the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in the war.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/22 10:40:08

North Korea top leader pays tribute to martyrs of Chinese People's Volunteers army

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un paid tribute to martyrs of Chinese People's Volunteers army in Hoechang County on Wed in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the CPV army entering the DPRK during the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea: KCNA
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 9:27:58

Guangdong police take lead in crackdown on cross-border gambling

As tourists enjoy their night boat trips along the Pearl River and pedestrians jostle to take photos at the landmark Canton Tower in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, some others in the region are paying the bitter consequences of a global scourge: cross-border gambling.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 2:47:19

Retro fashions: recycling used clothing a trend in China

Many Chinese consumers are realizing that recycling their old and long-idle clothes is environmental friendly. Experts told the Global Times that the recycling rate of used clothing in China is about 30 percent and this ratio is bound to rise in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 2:30:00

Ministry of Public Security announces achievements in crackdown on cross-border gambling

With the arrests of over 60,000 suspects and blocking of a bunch of illicit funds, China's Ministry of Public Security on Wednesday day announced that it had made excellent progress in striking cross-border gambling amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with assistance from other authorities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/22 1:42:49

Xi to attend event marking 70th anniversary of CPV army in War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea on Friday

Xi to attend event marking 70th anniversary of CPV army in War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea on Friday
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/21 20:17:29

Chinese vaccines in sight, providing promising solution to conquer COVID-19

A Chinese COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe according to results from the latest phase III clinical trial in Brazil, reflecting the increased efforts China is making to advance vaccine development to make them available to the public as soon as possible.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 22:43:10

Update: Xi advocates respect, care for heroes

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the whole Party and society to respect heroes, learn from and care for them, so as to gather the mighty strength for the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/21 23:22:58

S. Korean actress' sculpture donation hailed by Chinese fans

South Korean actress Song Hye-kyo on Wednesday donated the sculpture of a Korean hero who fought against the Japanese invasion in the 20th century to a museum dedicated to the historical figure, which is located in Northeast China, winning applause from her fans and the Chinese public.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 22:03:40

Cathay Pacific drops HK airline brand

Cathay Pacific announced on Wednesday a restructuring plan that will involve axing its major regional airline Cathay Dragon - the main airline connecting Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland - which was embroiled in a controversy last year over employees supporting rioters.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 21:48:40

Qingdao road naming rules forbid names after foreigners, foreign places

The civil affairs authorities of Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province on Wednesday released a regulation on naming roads, which forbids names after state leaders, foreigners and foreign places, following a nationwide battle against "non-standard" names of places.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 21:29:34

'Wake up' association become popular on campus , making 1,000 wake-up calls every week

A “wake up" association set up by students at Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology (XAUAT) to encourage each other to get up early has recently taken off in a big way on campus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 21:19:13