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HK national security law sheds light on Taiwan question: deputies

National People's Congress (NPC) deputies from Taiwan said Hong Kong's national security legislation sheds light on a future solution to the Taiwan question.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 19:53:40

US may see 30,000 new cases daily, China's COVID-19 predictor shows

A group of Chinese scientists has developed a global prediction platform for the COVID-19 pandemic based on the impact of climate, environmental conditions and government control measures, which was launched on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 19:17:34

COVID-19 cannot stop a wedding if it is held in an online game

Due to the ban on large gatherings after the COVID-19 outbreak, almost all wedding ceremonies have been suspended in China. However, a Chinese netizen couple decided not to wait and held a wedding in an online game, even inviting more than 30 friends to attend the cloud ceremony.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/5/27 0:25:33

Face masks slated to be Uniqlo's latest summer vogue

Likely to be priced at around 1,000 yen ($9.27) each, according to media reports, the masks will be mainly manufactured using fabrics similar to that of AIRism's underwear line, known for its smoothness and quick dry quality.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 15:53:40

Patriotic casino magnate Stanley Ho Hung-sun passes away at 98

Stanley Ho Hung-sun, the Hong Kong-Macau casino magnate, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 98 in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 15:51:47

Cartoon featuring US as Grim Reaper coming to HK is "false" information: embassy

The Chinese Embassy to France has made a clarification after someone falsely used its official Twitter account to publish a cartoon featuring the US as the Grim Reaper.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 14:00:07

Macao billionaire Stanley Ho dies at 98

Macao billionaire Stanley Ho has died at the age of 98, according to Oriental Daily News.
Source: CGTN | 2020/5/26 13:45:50

National security law solid and firm, does not violate Basic Law: Carrie Lam

Hong Kong Special Administration Region (HKSAR) Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said at her weekly news briefing on Tuesday that the constitutional foundation of the national security law to be implemented in Hong Kong is solid and firm and not in violation of the region's Basic Law.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 12:56:40

Scientists identify broad-spectrum lipases effective in inactivating HIV, coronavirus

Chinese and US research teams have jointly discovered two bacterial secreted proteins that can effectively inactivate a series of viruses, including the dengue virus, HIV and the novel coronavirus that is the cause of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 12:39:28

China's amphibious rescue aircraft readies for maiden sea takeoff

China's indigenously developed amphibious aircraft AG600, which is the largest in the world, will set out for sea for the first time in the second half of the year, its developer said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/26 12:30:48

PLA HK Garrison supports national security legislation for HK, confident in safeguarding national sovereignty: commander

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison firmly supports the draft decision to introduce national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region(HKSAR) and the troops have the determination, confidence and capability to safeguard the national sovereignty, security, development interests and long-term prosperity and stability in Hong Kong, affirmed the commander of the garrison.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 12:18:03

Beijing to launch campaign on maps that threaten national unity

Beijing will launch campaigns cracking down on "problematic" maps that threaten national unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity amid the two sessions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 11:57:55

Wuhan's Huanan seafood market a victim of COVID-19: CDC director

The Huanan seafood market in Wuhan, Hubei Province which has come under the spotlight over suspicions that it was the origin of the novel coronavirus, is more like a victim of COVID-19, said the director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as the search for the origin of the outbreak continues.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 11:13:40

New health code raises privacy concerns

Eastern China's Hangzhou aims to promote its new health code, released during the COVID-19 pandemic and used to gauge virus infection risks, which has triggered widespread debate online.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/5/26 1:15:47

China to ensure humane animal slaughter amid virus control

China's animal health authority on Monday published a draft regulation on animal welfare when slaughtering and killing species during epidemic control efforts and is accepting public opinion.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/5/26 0:39:46

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