226 killed, hundreds missing after ferry capsizes off S.Korean coast

Search for some 290 people, mostly teenage schoolchildren, who are still missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea's southwest coast, continued into the second the day on April 17.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/4/17 17:16:53

Mass protests grip Taiwan over cross-Straits trade pact

Thousands of protesters on March 30 took to the streets in Taipei in renewed protest against a cross-Straits service trade agreement, amid an ongoing student campaign that paralyzed Taiwan's legislative authority.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/31 17:21:15

Top cops: Survey of the world's elite police forces

Special Forces, or Special Operations Forces, are military units strictly selected and intensely trained for the execution of special missions for a nation's political, economic or military purposes. With their flexible formation, these elite troops are generally led by the highest commanding military authorities and are usually well-equipped, possessing strong combat capabilities.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/4/10 18:53:12

Chinese, Filipino abducted from Malaysian resort

A female Chinese tourist was kidnapped at a hotel in Sabah, east Malaysia on April 2, West China City Daily reported.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/4/3 16:07:41

Chinese navy marks 65th anniversary with intl drills in Qingdao

China will host the Western Pacific Naval Symposium for the first time on April 22, in the eastern city of Qingdao. It's the 14th time the bi-annual event has been held to discuss maritime affairs in the western Pacific region as well as efforts towards greater naval cooperation.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/4/21 18:07:08

Out of office, ex-heads of State still make headlines

Hu Jintao April 9 paid a visit to Hunan University in Changsha, capital of Hunan Province. Hu and his delegation also visited Yuelu Academy, which was founded in the Song Dynasty (960-1279).
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/4/13 20:06:57

Xi pledges peace, openness and common development at Boao Forum

Chinese President Xi Jinping on April 7 urged countries not to throw any region into chaos for selfish gains at Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), where he pledged that China will make contributions toward peace and common development in Asia and the world.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/4/8 16:45:27

Boao Forum 2012

Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2012 is to be held on April 1-3 in Boao, Hainan, China under the theme of Asia in the Changing World: Moving toward Sound & Sustainable Development.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2012/3/29 21:50:04

Strong signals: World figures on their smartphones

The mobile phone brand Nubia, owned by Chinese telecom-equipment maker ZTE, has experienced a surge in popularity at home following a widely-circulated photo of first lady Peng Liyuan snapping a picture using the smartphone during President Xi Jinping's recent state visit to Germany.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/4/7 18:36:56

President Xi Jinping visits Europe, attends nuclear summit

President Xi Jinping makes his first trip to Europe since taking office from March 22 to April 1.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/23 17:54:14

Tsunami warning after 8.2 quake strikes off Chile coast

A powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean off Chile's northern region, generating a tsunami.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/4/2 19:27:16

WTO rules against China on rare-earth exports

The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled on March 26 that China had acted inconsistently with WTO rules with regard to the export measures imposed on the rare earth materials.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/27 19:43:17

Ukraine crisis: Timeline and reactions

Dramatic changes were witnessed in Ukraine Saturday as the country's parliament ousted President Viktor Yanukovich after more than three months of violent protests, and released Yanukovich's arch-rival Yulia Tymoshenko.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/2/23 18:40:33

Full text: Report on the work of the government

Following is the full text of the Report on the Work of the Government delivered by Premier Li Keqiang at the Second Session of the Twelfth National People's Congress on March 5, 2014 and adopted on March 13, 2014.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/16 22:29:05

Highlights of Premier Li Keqiang's press conference

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang answered questions from the media at a press conference following the closing meeting of the second session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 13.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/13 19:58:26

China vows severe punishment for Kunming terrorist attacks

China will severely punish suspects responsible for a terrorist attack that left at least 29 civilians dead and over 140 injured in the southwestern city of Kunming, a spokesman told reporters on March 2.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/2 18:08:17

Work reports illustrated: A visual guide to China's 2014 targets

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers the government work report during the opening meeting of the second session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 5, 2014.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/5 21:52:19

NPC and CPPCC Sessions 2014

The Second Session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country's top political advisory body, opened in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 3.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/2 18:17:59