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Xi congratulates on new hydropower station, encouraging engineers to foster excellence

President Xi Jinping has underlined the need to adhere to the new development concepts, reach for new heights of science and technology, and foster excellence in major projects for the people.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/29 14:54:54

Beijing bus driver released from hospital, first to recover from latest Xinfadi outbreak

The first COVID-19 patient to recover from the latest outbreak in Beijing's Xinfadi wholesale market was discharged from Beijing Ditan Hospital on Monday, after testing negative for coronavirus two times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 11:34:01

Chinese premier stresses stabilizing foreign trade, investment

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday urged continuous efforts to expand opening-up and stabilize the overall performance of foreign trade and investment.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/29 9:45:36

UN rapporteurs abuse mandate on biased China human rights statement: experts

China's Permanent Mission to the United Nations Office at Geneva and Other International Organizations in Switzerland and Chinese experts refuted so-called independent “experts” of the UN Human Rights Council on a joint statement that criticized China for “repression of fundamental freedoms,” saying that they abused their mandate out of ulterior motives and issued a press release attacking China based on unverified information.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/28 23:28:44

PLA bombers approach Taiwan island from the east

Two bombers of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) reportedly approached the island of Taiwan from the east after crossing the Miyako Strait on Sunday, after PLA aircraft conducted at least eight sorties to Taiwan's southwestern "airspace" in June alone.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/28 23:24:55

Netizens call for tougher punishment against insulting remarks from college students against China

Discussion continues online after a Chinese college student apologized for making hateful comments against China on Twitter with netizens calling for schools to hand down punishments against students displaying such behavior and the strengthening of patriotic education on campus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/28 21:58:43

Xinfadi's beef and lamb market labelled as 'extremely high risk area'

A total of 102 cases out of all 311 confirmed cases in Beijing were related to Xinfadi's beef and lamb market, thus the area was labelled by health experts as extremely high risk with another 14-day quarantine being imposed on people who are connected to this specially designated area.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/28 21:11:13

Chinese company unveils positive results of COVID-19 vaccines

An institute of biological products in Beijing affiliated with the China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm) announced on Sunday that it had achieved positive results for a COVID-19 vaccine candidate it developed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/28 20:08:43

Chinese military reveals rifle-sized railgun prototypes

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has miniaturized an electromagnetic railgun and developed pistol- and rifle-sized synchronous induction coilgun prototypes. These weapons' technical capabilities were recently revealed to the general public for the first time in a demonstration session.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/28 18:46:21

7.68 million people received nucleic acid testing in Beijing: health authority

Beijing had taken samples from 8.29 million of its residents as of Sunday, of which 7.68 million have completed nucleic acid testing, meaning 38.4 percent of the capital's total population have been tested.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/28 18:03:44

US court's espionage ruling unfair: Chinese prof's family

The family of Zhang Hao, a Chinese professor from Tianjin University arrested in May 2015 by the US and charged with economic espionage, said the US justice system is unfair, after a federal judge convicted Zhang of economic espionage on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/27 21:53:40

China remains wary of overseas travel in July: observers

countries are preparing to open up to foreign visitors, as the number of COVID-19 cases has been declining in some regions. However, industry insiders said it will still be difficult for Chinese to travel abroad in the short term.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/27 19:38:40

US exporters could lose millions from stricter Chinese frozen goods rules

China is imposing a stricter quarantine and management regulation on imported frozen products, which could incur millions of dollars in losses for some US exporters whose seafood products are still under quarantine, industry insiders said. The longer customs inspection procedures could also lead to food spoilage.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/27 18:28:40

Luckin Coffee delisted from NASDAQ but domestic operations remain normal

Luckin Coffee announced on Friday that it will suspend trading and be delisted on NASDAQ on Friday, adding that more than 4,000 of its domestic stores across China will continue to operate normally.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/27 13:34:15

China slams Canadian media for misreporting stance on Meng, Kovrig

The Chinese Embassy to Canada has slammed Canadian media for the deliberate reporting of remarks made by Michael Kovrig's wife as a Chinese spokesperson's statement, and for claiming China had linked Meng Wanzhou's case to those of Kovrig and Michael Spavor.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/27 12:57:53

National security law to be introduced to students: HK education chief

The national security law for Hong Kong will be introduced to local students through courses, Hong Kong Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung Yun-hung told media on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/27 10:16:58

China urges US to withdraw decision to impose visa restrictions over Hong Kong

China on Saturday expressed strong opposition to the US' wrongful decision to impose visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Hong Kong-related issues, and vowed to continue taking strong measures to uphold national security.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/27 9:09:04

Case of woman 'being replaced' for college in Shandong triggers public outrage toward fairness of college entrance examinations in China

An online post by Gou Jing, from a rural area in Jining, East China's Shandong Province, claiming that she was replaced by another person for university 23 years ago has triggered widespread public concern.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/26 22:30:42