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University of Tokyo fires associate professor for racist, anti-Chinese tweets

The University of Tokyo on Wednesday fired an associate professor for a number of racist, anti-Chinese remarks he made on Twitter starting in November last year.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 8:51:03

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He addresses media after signing phase one trade deal

After signing the phase one trade deal with US President Donald Trump, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He issued a statement at a news conference.
Source: CGTN | 2020/1/16 8:23:06

Iran says considers 'possible' US electronic interference as cause of downing Ukrainian plane by 'mistake'

A possible disruption in Iran's radar network by the US electronic interference may have caused the operator to mistake the Ukrainian passenger plan for an incoming American cruise missile.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 8:20:57

China, US sign phase one trade deal

After a 22-month trade deadlock and dozens of strenuous negotiations, China and the US signed their first trade agreement in Washington on Wednesday, officially hitting the pause key on the punishing battle that has inflicted serious wounds on the bilateral relationship, their economies and the global economy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 2:04:47

Phase-one trade deal good for China, US and world, says Chinese President Xi Jinping

Phase-one trade deal good for China, US and world, says Chinese President Xi Jinping
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 1:56:56

Chinese vice premier meets with IMF chief, US business leaders

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chief of the Chinese side of the China-US comprehensive economic dialogue, met here Tuesday with the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and US business leaders.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 23:42:25

What's in phase one China-US trade deal?

China and the US are set to the long-awaited phase one trade deal on Wednesday (US time); the deal, which involves a nine-chapter text, has fully taken into account the concerns and interests of both countries, and it is expected to bring the world's two largest economies back on track to stable and sound development, experts close to the deal told the Global Times on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 22:23:40

Charity's methods questioned after death of impoverished student Wu Huayan

Along with the development of online money-raising platforms, targeted aid has become increasingly popular in China. However, the behavior gained attention recently after a Chinese charity program was revealed to have allegedly raised 1 million yuan ($145,000) for a seriously sick girl but only gave her 20,000 yuan. The girl died on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 22:03:41

More Chinese to visit Myanmar during cultural tourism year: experts

The number of Chinese tourists visiting Myanmar will increase during 2020 with the opening of the China-Myanmar cultural tourism year, booming bilateral relations under the Belt and Road Initiative and the opening of more direct flights, industry insiders and business representatives said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 14:13:40

Why is Ren Zhengfei going to Davos this year and who he will meet?

Business leaders and politicians worldwide will gather in Davos, Switzerland, next week. Ren Zhengfei, founder of Chinese tech giant Huawei, is set to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) and is expected to meet European officials and business representatives, analysts said, as Europe has become a major battlefield amid an escalating China-US tech war.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 14:03:40

'Reunification by force' sentiment provoked by DPP: spokesperson

The growing sentiment of reunifying the island of Taiwan by military force among some Chinese mainland netizens is a result provoked by actions of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Taiwan secessionist forces, spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council said on Wednesday, urging the latter to introspect upon where they want to lead cross-Straits relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 13:17:48

China launches new remote-sensing satellite

China sent a new optical remote-sensing satellite for commercial use into planned orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province on Wednesday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 11:51:17

Chinese mainland's policy toward Taiwan clear, consistent

Taiwan regional elections results cannot change the fact that Taiwan is an inalienable part of China's territory, Ma Xiaoguang, spokesperson with Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council said at a press conference on Wednesday.
Source: CGTN | 2020/1/15 11:17:07

China's cabinet to solicit opinions on gov't work report

The State Council, or China's cabinet, will send a draft version of a government work report to multiple central and provincial-level government departments to solicit their opinions.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 9:06:19

US House will vote on Wednesday to send impeachment articles

The US House of Representatives will vote on Wednesday to send articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, the Wall Street Journal and other US media have reported.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/1/15 8:36:44

US grant patents for Chinese companies see fastest growth in 2019: report

A report showed that the total number of US grant patents for Chinese mainland companies increased by 34 percent in 2019, the strongest growth among major economies.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 8:06:59

India's first manned space mission could face long delays over barriers: experts

India could face a delay for years in its first-ever manned space mission scheduled for December 2021, as numerous obstacles, including the development of a launch vehicle with a payload capacity up to mission requirements, still need to be overcome, Chinese experts said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 0:52:06

Iran weakness shown by protests: experts

"A good hand" was dealt Iran in handling the US assassination of Major General Qasem Soleimani, but Tehran didn't play it well, and now the situation has turned against itself, revealing flaws in the country's crisis management, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 0:33:35