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China to work with ASEAN members to stabilize S.China Sea

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe has concluded his visit to Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei and the Philippines, as Chinese analysts said Sunday that paying visits to these Southeast Asian countries amid the COVID-19 pandemic proves the importance and solidity of China's ties with these nations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/14 0:08:39

New news anchor of Mongolian ethnic minority debuts on CCTV's Xinwen Lianbo

As China's top news program, any change on Xinwen Lianbo (literally News Simulcast), which is aired simultaneously by all TV stations on Chinese mainland at 7:00 pm every day, attracts a lot of attention. The new news anchor from Mongolian ethnic minority, who debuted on Saturday, has a hot topic on Chinese social media.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 23:18:41

HK secessionists' detention 'a warning' for those with illusions about escape to Taiwan from justice

Shortly after a social media post suggested five fleeing Hong Kong secessionists were not welcome to the island of Taiwan and had been detained without permission to communicate with the outside, another 12 Hong Kong anti-government rioters who reportedly illegally crossed the border by water in August were announced on Sunday to be under criminal detention. These cases all represented a warning shot to Hong Kong secessionists who still hold illusions of escaping from justice.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 21:47:26

Taiwan former legislative speaker's possible visit to mainland 'icebreaking': expert

While a US official's possible visit to the island of Taiwan is being condemned for challenging China's bottom line and aggravating disputes, Taiwan's former legislative speaker Wang Jin-pyng is reportedly scheduled to head for the Chinese mainland for a cross-Straits forum, over which experts expressed positive expectations and said the forum could be "icebreaking" for current cross-Straits relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 21:43:40

Large-scale COVID-19 vaccine injections not needed as domestic pandemic curbed: CDC director

As China has already curbed the coronavirus contagion, a COVID-19 vaccine could be injected sparingly rather than on a large-scale, the head of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said. Experts remind that while vaccines are useful, the public should remain on high alert for any potential resurgence.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 21:37:36

China lodges representation over Pentagon report on China's military development

China has lodged stern representation to the US after the US Department of Defense released the 2020 report on China's military and security developments, another example of the US defaming China's national defense and military modernization, the Chinese Ministry of National Defense said Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 21:12:01

Prominent coronavirus vaccine developer Chen Wei shares heroic Wuhan stories

Wuhan has not only regained its vitality, but has also become the symbol of China's formidable force in the arduous battle against the COVID-19 epidemic, as more untold stories from the city came to light after anti-COVID-19 scientist Chen Wei, together with other members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), returned to Wuhan in recent days.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 18:02:02

22.2% of Hong Kong residents now tested for COVID-19

As many as 1,666,000 residents have been tested for COVID-19 in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's (HKSAR) universal community testing program, who account for 22.2 percent of the city's population, HKSAR government said. HKSAR officially kicked off its universal nucleic acid test scheme on September 1, as local authorities believe it is the best way for the city to bring the epidemic under control, and reopen its economy. The program was originally scheduled to last seven days, but the SAR government has since extended the testing period twice, with the latest deadline set at September 14.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 17:23:15

Wuhan doctor slams online article for spreading rumor about coronavirus contagiousness

An article online calling a renowned Wuhan doctor the new "whistle-blower" after he allegedly claimed that the coronavirus is equivalent to "SARS and HIV combined" has drawn widespread attention. However, the doctor confirmed to Global Times on Sunday that he never made such remarks, and his hospital also criticized the article for spreading rumors.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 17:15:18

Chinese city bordering Myanmar locks down community after suspected COVID-19 patient

A suspected COVID-19 patient triggered a Chinese city bordering Myanmar in Southwest China's Yunnan Province to lock down a residential compound starting from Saturday, but the source of infection remains unknown.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 13:00:20

Chinese Defense Ministry slams US report on China's military and security developments

Chinese Defense Ministry slams US report on China's military and security developments
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 10:15:07

Australian journalist becomes bugler for American lies on China: observer

In May, Australian journalist Sharri Markson of The Daily Telegraph revealed a Five Eyes intelligence report, claiming that the novel coronavirus may have come from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/12 18:25:42

Local govt in SW China launches forensic appraisal into death of a pupil physically punished by her teacher

Local authorities in Cangxi, SW China's Sichuan have launched forensic appraisal proceedings into the death of a primary school student who was allegedly physically punished by her teacher on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/12 17:15:21

Indian army gains no advantage from border clashes with China

Let me brief on what I know about the situation on the China-India border. Based on what I know, in the past two days, the border area has returned to tranquility, maybe temporarily, especially the situation at Pangong Lake. Apparently, the meeting between Chinese and Indian defense ministers and the one between foreign ministers played a positive role in cooling down the situation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/12 16:26:10

The US has gone too far and overstretched its reach: Chinese FM

China's State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday rebutted the accusation that China has interfered in US internal affairs, saying it's time China asked the US not to interfere in China's internal affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/12 13:43:43

Who is the Rogue State in the South China Sea?

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called China a rogue state. Among its alleged international sins are its policy and actions in the South China Sea.
Source: | 2020/9/12 9:31:43

China, Russia oppose protectionism, hegemony

China and Russia issued a joint foreign ministers' statement after Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday in Moscow, calling on all countries to uphold multilateralism and firmly oppose unilateralism, protectionism and hegemony.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/11 23:03:40

China issues travel warning to Czech Republic amid infection surge

China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism issued a travel warning on Chinese people traveling to the Czech Republic, citing the country's recent surge in COVID-19 infections.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/11 22:58:40