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Morrison's blind obedience to the US is a question mark on Australia's independence and sovereignty

However, when the Trump administration is threatening to resort to the armed forces to quell riots across the country when it proves to be a failed leadership to protect its own citizens from the COVID-19 pandemic, is Morrison really so confident that the Trump administration could provide security assurance to Australia?
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/6 12:03:40

President Xi holds phone call with French president over COVID-19 pandemic

Chinese President Xi Jinping held a phone call with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday night over the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: CGTN | 2020/6/5 23:45:02

Chartered flights spur German business resumption in China

As more German business travelers have returned to China by chartered flights, their business resumption is expected to enter a fast track, which is key to guaranteeing the stability of industrial chain cooperation between China and Germany, experts told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/5 20:58:40

China continues to buy US soybeans amid souring ties

China has not halted purchases of US soybeans as some media reports speculated, and new purchases are ongoing, a senior executive of the US Soybean Export Council (USSEC) told the Global Times in an exclusive interview.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/5 20:43:40

China upgrades protection of pangolins from second to first class, same as giant panda

China has announced it will upgrade all species of pangolins from second-class to first-class protected animals considering their rapidly decreasing numbers, due to overhunting and habitat destruction.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/5 20:41:43

US Attorney General's accusation 'foreign actors' are behind protests draws netizens' ridicule, backlash

US Attorney General William Barr's accusation that "foreign actors" are behind ongoing protests over the death of African-American George Floyd has drawn ridicule and raised the ire of netizens in both China and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/5 19:23:40

US conspiracy-mongers, QAnon accounts spread 'infodemic' tweets against China, research finds

A new research has revealed that twitter accounts of Trump supporters and infamous US conspiracy-mongers endorsing the QAnon movement are at the center of a coordinated astroturfing campaign to spread rumors about the coronavirus, particularly the conspiracy theory saying “China created the virus as a bioweapon,” an unverified accusation repeatedly embraced by the US president and his administration, leading many to suspect the political purposes behind the coordinated retweeting campaign in promoting the interests of far-right US politicians.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/5 18:03:40

US warship crosses Taiwan Straits attempting to shift its domestic pressure: analyst

A US warship made a transit through the Taiwan Straits on Thursday, the seventh of such an event in 2020. The move is not only preparing the US military for a potential conflict in the region and an attempt to provoke the Chinese mainland, but also an attempt to shift domestic pressure from widespread protests, COVID-19 and a poor economy, for which the Chinese mainland should maintain its strategic focus and not dance to the US' tune, analysts said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/5 15:23:40

Last three COVID-19 patients in Wuhan recover; Hubei records seven 'zeros' after epidemic

The last three COVID-19 patients in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, have recovered and been discharged from hospital, the People's Daily reported on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/5 9:56:36

Beijing eyes infectious disease regulations

Beijing plans to formulate or revise 20 regulations to strengthen and complete its public health system amid the COVIOD-19 epidemic, including measures on infectious disease prevention and control and public health emergency response.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 22:13:41

China offers $20m for vaccine: Li

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday delivered a speech at the virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020 to enhance global coronavirus vaccine cooperation, emphasizing that China has been cooperating closely with international partners in the development of COVID-19 vaccines and will fulfill its commitment to providing global public goods.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 21:28:43

Trump's threats won't frighten firms

US President Donald Trump's latest volley of threats at China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is unlikely to intimidate savvy businessmen into a withdrawal from the city, regional affairs watchers said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 21:13:42

Souring bilateral ties to hit Canada's canola exports to China

Shipments of canola, a major Canadian commodity export to China, are expected to decline further this year after a fall in 2019 amid souring bilateral relations, experts told the Global Times Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 20:58:41

PLA holds intensive landing, naval drills in 'warning to secessionists'

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been holding frequent and intensive amphibious landing and naval drills in what analysts said are sending warnings to Taiwan secessionists.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 19:11:47

Speculation of military commission rises as FC-31 stealth fighter jet appears in PLA Navy recruitment video

After China's FC-31 stealth fighter jet appeared in the most recent pilot recruitment video for the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, speculation increased that the aircraft could become China's next generation aircraft carrier-based fighter jet.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 19:03:41

Letter from Kenya's Ambassador to China: The country came through to help in a show of care and concern

The holding of the two sessions, China's most important political events, after a two-month delay due to COVID-19, underscores the very important fact that China has completely managed to contain the epidemic and its ravages. These events are a loud statement on the excellent handling of the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 18:30:47

Racist sickness plagues as much as COVID-19 infects Americans

This time, the COVID-19 pandemic that has made the black community its biggest target with a much higher proportion of deaths than for the white population, as well as destroying millions of jobs held by black people, has inevitably added fuel to the flames of the anger and made the protests more forceful.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 18:05:12

China loosens international flight restrictions as economic recovery accelerates

China's civil aviation regulator on Thursday moved to loosen international flight restrictions by allowing all qualified foreign airlines to resume services to China from Monday, aiming to boost international travel essential to a faster economic recovery while continuing efforts to stem the arrival of imported coronavirus cases.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/4 11:03:41