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US may face steep slump

The Trump administration, facing a spreading coronavirus public health crisis and a raging national protest and rioting caused by the brutal death of a black man under a white police officer's knee, is leading the US economy on the path to a deeper recession.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/1 18:48:40

China-France ties strengthen

In the face of the pandemic, China and France have once again joined hands to advocate the concept of multilateralism, and the special and exemplary nature of China-France cooperation has once again been strongly demonstrated.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/1 18:43:40

Statistics speak louder, Trump's accusation over China's incompetence in handling virus contrary to fact: Chinese FM

China's Foreign Ministry rebuked US President Donald Trump's accusation that the world suffers from COVID-19 because of China's malfeasance, saying that the allegation disrespects Chinese people's efforts and sacrifice in their fight against the pandemic and statistics from the two countries' battle against the virus speak for themselves.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/1 18:35:54

China's national shopping spree off to strong start

China's first nationwide shopping spree after the COVID-19 endemic got off to a strong start Monday, reflecting a gradual revival of consumer confidence amid brighter economic prospects.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/1 17:58:40

Diplomatic, military communication channels between China and India on border issue unimpeded: Chinese FM

China's Foreign Ministry on Monday stressed that the situation on the China-India border is stable and controllable, and diplomatic and military channels of communication between the two sides are unimpeded, in response to Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh's comments assuring the country that the government will not allow India's dignity to be hurt under any circumstances.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/1 17:53:41

Chinese FM urges US face up to domestic racial issues, batters 'double standard' on HK riots

US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien's allegation that foreign powers take advantage of US race relations and protests over George Floyd's death, and his allusion that China is taking pleasure in the chaos in the US is groundless and US practices of glorifying "Hong Kong secessionists" as heroes and calling US protesters as rioters exposed its double standard, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/1 17:43:40

Unashamed of adopting double standards on violent protests in US

"I'm from Hong Kong and protesters here have some of the smartest tactics when fighting with our own police brutality. Here is an example of how they put out tear gas. I'll share more if y'all need."
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/1 13:23:34

Change in severe COVID-19 patient's serum can predict disease development: Chinese scientists

Chinese scientists have found multiple molecular changes and biological indicators of such changes in the serum of severe COVID-19 patients, which could be used to predict how the disease develops in patients.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/1 13:03:24

SpaceX milestone manned spaceship launch applauded

As Chinese netizens applauded the feat of US commercial space firm SpaceX, which has conducted the first private-sector manned space mission, they also reflected on the state of the commercial space sector in China, where self-reliance is the key.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/31 21:48:40

Passenger on first chartered Germany-China flight tested positive for Covid-19

A passenger on LH342, the first chartered flight from Germany to China carrying up to 200 German passengers, tested positive for coronavirus after arriving in North China's Tianjin although he did not show any symptoms.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/31 21:05:48

Aussie university students say 'justice comes' after anti-China rioter's suspension

Students at the University of Queensland (UQ) in Australia expressed their support to the school's decision to suspend an anti-China rioter for two years who allegedly disrupted campus order and incited racism, saying "justice finally came."
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/31 20:22:46

US 'unlikely' to leapfrog in 6G race

A US leapfrog from 5G to 6G, the futuristic telecommunication technologies, to deny China's lead in 5G is probably just wishful thinking, Chinese industry experts said on Sunday, after a top executive from Huawei Technologies confirmed the company's early-stage investment in 6G by pointing to the use of millimeter waves.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/31 19:43:40

China may scale back LatAm lending: experts

As Latin America's economic woes deepen, China may scale back direct lending to the region to minimize credit risks, Chinese experts said, but the long-term infrastructure projects will likely boost local economies after the Covid-19 outbreak is contained.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/31 18:43:40

PLA expands high-altitude arsenal to address border threat

Since the Doklam standoff with India in 2017, the Chinese military has expanded its arsenal with weapons like the Type 15 tank, Z-20 helicopter and GJ-2 drone that should give China the advantage in high-altitude conflicts should they arise, Chinese analysts said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/31 18:28:41

US, UK attempts to discuss HK security bill at UN Security Council end in failure

Attempts made by the US and the UK to push the UN Security Council to discuss Hong Kong's national security legislation have ended in failure, with a Chinese envoy slamming it as intending to point fingers at the internal affairs of China for their own political purposes.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/31 14:12:28

Netizens suggest renaming road near US embassy in Beijing 'Floyd' after US defaming China with name pitch of Doctor Li

Chinese netizens on Sunday protested against the US' continued hyping of doctor Li Wenliang's death to attack China, saying the US should find fault with itself and reflect on George Floyd's death rather than point its fingers at others.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/31 13:00:31

There will be no forex control: Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Free flow of capital and free convertibility of the Hong Kong dollar will continue to be safeguarded by Article 112 of the Basic Law, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) noted on its official Facebook page on Saturday in response to rumors that Hong Kong may impose foreign exchange control.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/31 12:33:40

Xi extends Int'l Children's Day greetings

Chinese President Xi Jinping has wished children of all ethnic groups across the country a happy International Children's Day, which falls on June 1.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/31 10:41:56