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China to extend tariff exemptions on 6 types of US goods for another year starting Saturday

China to extend tariff exemptions on 6 types of US goods for another year starting Saturday
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 18:54:24

China reiterates 'joint efforts' in concluding China-EU investment treaty: FM

China on Friday has again stressed that "joint efforts" are needed to achieve a China-EU bilateral investment treaty (BIT), also called the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI), calling on each side to meet each other halfway, as the pact will provide more opportunities and good institutional guarantees for bilateral investment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 16:14:14

Over 70% respondents believe China's global image has improved, 'wolf warrior diplomacy' a necessary gesture: GT poll

A new Global Times poll has shown that over 70 percent of respondents believe that "wolf warrior diplomacy" is the diplomatic attitude that China should take, with 78 percent of interviewees believing that China's global image has improved in recent years.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 16:05:08

China to launch space station core cabinet by Spring 2021

China is set to launch the core cabinet of the country's first space station by spring 2021, Zhou Jianping, chief designer of China's manned space program, disclosed on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 15:46:32

US, Australia rapidly losing attraction among Chinese travelers: GT poll

US and Australia are losing their attraction among Chinese people, with fewer and fewer saying they would like to go to the two countries, while Japan is the top destination for Chinese travelers, shows a new poll.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 15:31:04

Moutai shares stable after specifically mentioned in anti-monopoly notice

Shares of Kweichow Moutai Co., China's leading liquor maker, inched slightly up after opening low in morning trading on Friday, after the company was specifically mentioned by a regulatory notice from China's top market regulator over the pricing of its liquor during the upcoming holiday season.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 13:53:39

Three major Chinese airlines announce suspension of flights between China and UK

Three major Chinese airlines, Air China, China Eastern and China Southern, all announced the suspension of flights between China and the UK.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 11:09:38

Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine shows 91.25% efficacy in Turkey trials

Chinese vaccine producer Sinovac's inactivated COVID-19 vaccine CoronaVac shows 91.25 percent efficacy in Phase III clinical trials in Turkey, Turkish health ministry announced Thursday local time.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/25 1:01:24

China-Turkey extradition bill likely to focus on counter-terrorism cooperation, experts say

China is eyeing an extradition treaty with Turkey which experts believe will promote bilateral judicial cooperation and facilitate cracking down on transnational crimes, including terrorism.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 21:08:39

Improved J-11B fighter jet variant enters batch production: reports

An improved variant of China's J-11B aircraft has reportedly entered batch production, and experts said on Thursday that this type of heavy fighter jet has possibly received upgrades on its radar system that can increase its situational awareness and combat range.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/24 19:08:31

Seeking anti-epidemic aid from central government to HK 'a right decision to make'

As voices alleging that the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is seeking political ends in the fight against the epidemic, some representatives from the city expressed the hope of seeking nucleic acid tests and vaccine assistance from the central government amid the fourth wave of outbreak in the international business hub, saying it is “a right decision to make.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/23 22:33:30

HK Justice Department appeals HK$10m bail to Lai

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying was granted a HK$ 10 million ($1.29 million) bail on Wednesday by the Hong Kong High Court after being charged with fraud and violating the national security law for Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/23 20:16:18

H-6K variant seen at China-Russia strategic patrol

A new variant of China's H-6K bomber, which experts said on Wednesday is more powerful than the original version, was spotted in the second joint aerial strategic patrol by the air forces of China and Russia on Tuesday. Japan's Air Self-Defense Force identified four Chinese H-6 bombers and two Russian Tu-95 bombers when they flew across the South China Sea and the Sea of Japan on Tuesday, according to a statement seen on the website of Japan's Defense Ministry the same day.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/23 19:38:31

HK-related issues not being discussed in Beijing: HK delegate to NPC Standing Committee

Tam Yiu-chung, Hong Kong's delegate to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), told the Global Times on Wednesday that no Hong Kong-related issues are on the agenda of the ongoing meeting of China's top legislative body.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/23 17:22:42

Germany's UN envoy slammed by China over irresponsible comment on 'Two Michaels'

China's Deputy UN Ambassador Geng Shuang slammed Germany's UN envoy over his appeal for China to “release the two detained Canadians for Christmas.” “From the bottom of my heart: good riddance, Ambassador Heusgen,” said Geng.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/23 15:32:43

China, Russia FMs slam US sanctions in phone conversation

The more turbulent the world becomes, the more stable China-Russia relations should be, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in a phone conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday, during which the two ministers also slammed the suppression by the US against the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/23 12:11:57

World Bank: China's GDP to rise to 7.9% in 2021

World Bank: China's GDP to rise to 7.9% in 2021
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/23 10:09:07

China's second Type 075 amphibious assault ship starts first sea trial: reports

China's second Type 075 amphibious assault ship reportedly embarked on its first sea trial on Tuesday, just eight months after its April launch.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/22 23:41:00