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China able to strive for self-improvement amid forced tech 'decoupling': academician

Tech "decoupling" is forced by others on China, but the nation is able to strive for self-improvement to fend off woes from being sanctioned, Ni Guangnan, a noted Chinese scientist, said at Global Times' annual forum on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/5 18:38:39

China's response to COVID-19 pandemic lays foundation for global control of pandemic: top epidemiologist

China's response to the COVID-19 pandemic was "scientific," "timely" and "transparent" which "laid the foundation for the global control of the pandemic," Chinese top epidemiologist said Saturday, rebutting US accusations that the pandemic was caused by China's lack of transparency.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/5 16:19:44

Possibility of peaceful reunification with Taiwan is diminishing: experts

Experts from the two sides of Taiwan Straits say reunification between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan will not be realized without pressure, and even peaceful reunification won't be realized without military pressure.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/5 13:32:21

Biden unlikely to match his vote count in 2024: Chinese expert

Joe Biden will likely have a tough time in 2024 winning as many votes as Trump received in November, a Chinese expert told the Global Times annual forum on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/5 12:44:58

China-US security issues may lead to subversive changes, experts warn

Taiwan and the South China Sea, the two most important issues in China-US security ties, need to be taken seriously in the Biden era a, as they could lead to subversive changes in bilateral relations, Chinese analysts warned on Saturday, while attending the annual forum of the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/5 12:25:51

Most Chinese angered by US hegemony while more Americans feel helpless to contain China: GT survey

The world is paying high attention to the tensions and competition between China and the US, and according to the latest survey from the Global Times poll center, more than 85 Chinese participants are being “angry and resist firmly” or “complain and object explicitly” to the US global hegemony, but 40.8 percent American participants choose “have no choice but to accept” while being asked their attitude toward China's rise globally.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/5 11:04:18

China's rising global influence recognized, more believe cooperation with Beijing should be deepened: GT poll

As the world faces rising uncertainty and unilateralism, the influence of China has been gradually recognized across the world, with more countries eyeing deeper cooperation with Beijing on several key areas, including economy, technology and healthcare, according to the latest survey conducted by the Global Times poll center.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/5 11:00:19

US-China tensions gain global prominence; respondents expect China to resist US: GT poll

The world is extremely concerned about tensions between the US and China, and most people from 16 countries expect China to resist US hegemony as their impression of the US continues to deteriorate, according to the latest survey from the Global Times poll center.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/5 10:54:56

Chang'e-5 probe unfolds Chinese national flag, takes off from moon with lunar surface samples

The Chinese national flag shines an even brighter red from moon, and from now on it will be a grand reminder for stargazers from all over the world of the excitement and inspiration we felt from Apollo missions more than half a century ago.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 23:31:40

US' plea deal for Huawei's Meng Wanzhou shows doubts about win: lawyer

The US side has doubts about winning the Meng Wanzhou case by reportedly offering a plea deal, while whether to take a deal must be Meng's decision alone, a lawyer said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/4 14:22:05

US urged to stop abusing 'state power' in crackdown on Chinese firms

China's leading chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) said on Friday that the US' blacklisting would not result in any major impacts on its operations and denied US allegations over its relationship with the Chinese military.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/4 13:51:10

HK stresses lawmakers' loyalty 'bottom-line' on Constitution Day

The decision adopted by China's top legislature on the qualifications of Hong Kong lawmakers further clarifies the "bottom line" and political rules for "patriots governing Hong Kong," ensuring that all politicians uphold the Constitution, the Basic Law, and are loyal to the country and Hong Kong, expelling those who pose a danger to the country and Hong Kong from the local governance structure, a senior Chinese official said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/4 16:53:40

Despite calling China a 'security threat,' US is the most militant nation on earth: FM

The US is the most militant country on earth; it has been at war for all but 16 of its nearly 250 years' history. Only 3 of nearly 200 UN member states had not suffered from war or interference by it, said Chinese FM amid @DNI_Ratcliffe calling China "national security threat no.1"
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/4 16:27:26

Australia welcomes its first batch of Chinese students after the epidemic

A commercial charter flight carrying 63 international students arrived in Darwin, the capital of Australia's Northern Territory on Monday. The international students, from Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam and India, are the first to enter Australia since strict border controls were imposed by the country in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/4 10:35:12

Chinese scientists achieve quantum computational advantage with new quantum computer Jiuzhang

Chinese scientists on Friday announced they have built a quantum computer prototype, via which a maximum of 76 photons were detected.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/4 9:42:39

China has right to develop Yarlung Zangbo River, to stay in touch with India, Bangladesh: Chinese FM

It is China's legitimate right to develop the hydropower of Yarlung Zangbo River, Chinese foreign ministry said on Thursday, noting that China will stay in touch with India, Bangladesh through existing channels.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 22:12:48

Aussie foreign relations bill could further worsen China ties

Australia's parliament on Thursday passed legislation empowering its federal government to veto any agreement struck with foreign states, a move likely to further worsen China-Australia ties which are already extremely tense, as Chinese experts warned that Canberra should be careful and avoid any escalation to cause non-repairable damage.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 22:03:40

US accused of creating 'forced unemployment' in Xinjiang by sanctioning cotton enterprise

Helping people get a job and "forced labor" are two different concepts. Does the US want to create "forced unemployment" and "forced poverty" in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region by cracking down on local enterprises through sanctions?
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/3 21:02:27