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Beijing reports single-digit cases for 8 consecutive days, eyes zero this week

Beijing on Sunday recorded one new COVID-19 infection, marking the capital's eighth consecutive day of single-digit cases, and experts said reporting no new confirmed cases is possible this week.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/6 10:21:42

US redeployment of B-52H in Guam a blatant show of muscle: expert

The move by the Pentagon to relocate the B-52H strategic bomber to Guam in the western Pacific and dual US aircraft carriers staging exercises in the South China Sea amid large-scale exercises conducted by the People's Liberation Army's Navy in the South China Sea is not a coincidence but a blatant "show of muscle."
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 23:48:40

New NGO to operate China's Confucius Institutes, 'disperse misinterpretation'

A center for Chinese language education and cooperation has been launched under the Ministry of Education and the brand of Confucius Institutes will be fully operated by a newly established non-governmental foundation, according to a statement posted by China's Confucius Institute Headquarters on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 23:18:40

HK's residents and experts expect security law to reboot local economy

Not one week after the new national security law came into effect in Hong Kong has the local economy become stable, with local residents voicing their support for the legislation, hoping it would help Hong Kong's economy recover by stemming the city's recent social chaos and boosting mainland-HK cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 21:33:40

China-Canada ties wane further as Ottawa becomes Washington's puppet over HK

Restricting export of military goods and suspending extradition treaty, Justin Trudeau is in the pole position within US bootlickers of pleasing the US regarding "sanctions" on Hong Kong, despite at a cost of destroying bond with China, Canadian's second largest trading partner and second largest export market.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 20:58:41

China's firework exports to the US fall despite the Fourth of July gala performance

US President Donald Trump kicked off his country's Fourth of July celebrations on Saturday night, featuring one of the largest fireworks displays ever, with industry insiders estimating bulk of the total number of fireworks originating in China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 20:58:41

India continues to rely on Chinese products to counter COVID-19

As reported by media outlets around the world, India has recently become the fourth country in the world to surpass 600,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, leading to experts in China suggesting that the country could engage in deeper medical supply cooperation with China, if not for the hostility it recently adopted toward China and Chinese-made products.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 20:28:40

China-Canada ties set to sour following Ottawa's political posturing on HK

Beijing and Ottawa's relationship in the wake of Canada's announcement to suspend its extradition treaty with Hong Kong would inevitably cast a dark shadow over those betting on improved bilateral economic ties, market watchers said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 20:23:40

Nation's GDP predicted to grow 1-3% despite floods and pandemic

The floods hitting southern China is casting doubts on whether the Chinese economy would revive as fast as widely expected, although Chinese experts are upbeat that the economy will achieve positive growth of 1-3 percent over 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 19:18:40

Epidemic situation in Beijing stable: local health authorities

The COVID-19 epidemic in Beijing is stable as a whole as daily infections of confirmed cases in the capital have remained in single digits for seven consecutive days as of Saturday, a local official said at a press conference on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 18:53:41

Chinese, Ghanaian leaders exchange congratulations on 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping exchanged congratulatory messages on Sunday with his Ghanaian counterpart, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on the 60th anniversary of the establishment of China-Ghana diplomatic relations.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/5 14:21:45

Politically agitative books by activists disappearing in HK

Public libraries and bookstores in Hong Kong have started to remove and suspend books with politically agitative content written by some Hong Kong activists, after the National Security Law for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) came into effect.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 12:46:35

Public Security Ministry vows to support office for safeguarding national security in HK

The Chinese Ministry of Public Security on Saturday vowed to fully support the central government's office for safeguarding national security in Hong Kong and the Hong Kong police force's operations to protect the nation's sovereignty, security and development interests.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/4 22:59:57

Beijing subsidizes enterprises for recruitment of graduates amid epidemic impact

As the epidemic situation in Beijing is completely under control, municipal authorities have begun rolling out policies to support employment, especially for fresh graduates amid the impact of the epidemic on economy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/4 19:28:35

Wrong for India to think provoking China is countering a 'Wolf Warrior'

Verbal support from the West won't give India any real advantage, nor will it change the nature of the Galwan Valley clash. If India, deluded by Western public opinion, is stubbornly determined to act as a “wolf” that provokes China, China will firmly respond and won't yield an inch in safeguarding its sovereign integrity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/4 18:43:40

US viral control fails Chinese students who had expected success within months

As coronavirus infections in the US kept deteriorating and reached 56,000 cases per day, breaking records six times in 10 days, Chinese students and their families are entrapped by the country's failure in tackling the pandemic as studying in the US has now become dangerous and no longer worthwhile.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/4 17:21:58

Chinese netizens pay respect to retiring badminton legend Lin Dan

37-year-old Chinese badminton Olympic champion Lin Dan announced his retirement on Sina Weibo Saturday, saying he will not compete in the Olympic Games in Japan.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/4 12:57:12

Hubei reports two imported cases from Russia, as Chinese Embassy warns of risk of transfer in Moscow

After days of zero new reported cases in Central China's Hubei Province, three asymptomatic COVID-19 infections were reported Friday, including two passengers on board a flight from Russia.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/4 15:55:39