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Poor artistic level, misunderstanding of Chinese culture lead to Mulan failure in China

Disney's new Mulan, an action drama based on a centuries-old traditional Chinese story, made its debut in the Chinese mainland on Friday. Though starring popular Chinese actors, the film received a cold shoulder due to its self-righteous depiction, which failed to resonate with Chinese audiences.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/11 22:23:41

Over 100 million devices to run on HarmonyOS in a year: Huawei executive

The US government's relentless attacks on Chinese apps such as WeChat and TikTok have become a "wake-up" call for China's high-tech industry. While some are considering reducing reliance on US-made technologies, especially in their operating systems, Chinese tech giant Huawei gave another choice, aiming to help more apps go abroad without fearing that one day they would be blocked for political reasons.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/11 20:33:40

Infections to rise if some countries refuse to put lives over politics: experts

Experts warned that more people will be infected in fall and winter if some countries still refuse to put people's safety over politics and form a global mechanism, and continue to miss the chance to contain the pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/11 20:38:40

Experts warn of grave consequences if US official visits Taiwan

Some secessionist Taiwan media are once again drowning in joy by hyping the possible visit of US Undersecretary of State Keith Krach to the island, which would be a dangerous provocation that further harms the cross-Straits ties and regional stability.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/10 22:23:26

Experts move to head off wave of flu, COVID-19 co-infection

Reports of people infected with both flu and COVID-19 have led to concerns on Chinese social media, but Chinese experts tried to ease public anxiety by suggesting early flu vaccinations while calling for strict anti-epidemic measures to curb viral transmission.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/10 20:13:41

People's Daily has right to reject US article containing vicious smears against China: FM

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's new accusations over China's national media People's Daily's refusal to publish an article of the US ambassador to China is a setup, condemning the article for vicious smears against China. The ministry publicized the details of the setup and counter argument.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/10 19:28:40

FM Wang Yi's unusual frequent foreign dialogues show China's commitment to multilateralism: observers

Since the end of August, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has been busy meeting online or offline with foreign ministers from Europe, Asia and other countries, as observers believe that Wang's intensive dialogues with both European and Asia-Pacific countries show a diversified and active diplomacy and anti-unilateralist stance amid US obstructions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/10 19:14:17

Chinese military tests drone swarm-armored vehicle integration

China has successfully tested a new combat system that integrates armored vehicles and drone swarms, Chinese media reported on Wednesday. This technology will allow armored troops to acquire more battlefield information and launch deadly attacks, analysts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/10 18:22:00

Embassy's harboring of Ausssie journalists interferes with Chinese law enforcement: FM

The Australian Embassy's harboring of journalists to evade a Chinese investigation obstructed China's law enforcement and is an interference of China's internal affairs, as well as judicial sovereignty, said spokesperson of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/10 17:28:47

Position Paper of the People's Republic of China On the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations

The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations (UN) and the 75th anniversary of the end of the World Anti-Fascist War and the Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression.
Source: fmprc.gov.cn | 2020/9/10 17:05:11

People's Daily spokesperson strongly protests Pompeo's statement

On September 9, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made public remarks, unreasonably accusing People's Daily of refusing to publish an article by the US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, and maliciously attacking the Chinese media. The move by the US was malicious and provocative, and seriously deviated from the facts. The spokesperson of People's Daily expressed strong protest and firm opposition to this, and believed it was necessary to offer an accurate account of the facts.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/9/10 16:12:31

PLA to join Russian strategic drills, highlighting bilateral military ties

China will participate in the Kavkaz-2020 strategic military drills to be held later this month in Russia, with troops attached to the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Western Theater Command joining militaries from Russia and other participating countries in elimination, joint strike and battlefield control exercises, the Chinese Defense Ministry announced on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/10 15:32:01

Chinese FM calls on cooperation with ASEAN against US meddling

The US is urged to comply with multilateralism, and to proceed with China-US relations in the right way; any unilateral move to crack down on other countries in order to defend its monopoly position is doomed to fail in a world where every member is closely connected, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said while holding a video meeting with ASEAN foreign ministers, emphasizing regional cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 23:49:29

Omission of Chinese history in Taiwan textbooks opposed in island

The omission of large periods of ancient Chinese history in new textbooks used by some schools in the island of Taiwan, which compress 2,400 years into four pages, is opposed by the majority of Taiwan residents, according to a local online poll. Analysts noted that the act serves as a "soft" method of the Democratic Progressive Party to promote its secessionist agenda by politicizing education.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 21:23:40

Flu vaccine supplies to increase amid COVID-19 pandemic

Facing the dual threat of COVID-19 and the seasonal flu, which has always occurred in the autumn and winter, China is expanding the supply of flu vaccines this year to meet the expected increasing demand. Experts believe the flu vaccine will not be in short supply and the national arrangement will be finished in two months.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 21:18:40

US unilaterally put nations on Clean Network list: source

Facts prove that the US intention to contain China in the internet space has not been welcomed, as many of the countries that Washington claimed had joined its Clean Network program have denied being part of it, saying the US had unilaterally put their names on the list, the Global Times has learned.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 10:28:40

China's Forbidden City celebrates six centuries of history

Editor's note: The Forbidden City is the former Chinese imperial palace located in Beijing, the capital of China. It was the state residence where Chinese emperors lived from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) to the end of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), as such served as the ceremonial and political center of China throughout that time. In 1926, it was opened to the public as the Palace Museum and in 1987 was listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. It is home to more than 1.8 million pieces of art, mostly from the imperial collection of the Ming and Qing dynasties. As 2020 marks the 600th anniversary of the completion of the Forbidden City, the Global Times would like to share with readers more details about the site.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 20:23:40

PLA sorties in Taiwan Straits routine, not related to island missile test: experts

Multiple fighter jets of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Wednesday approached the island of Taiwan, the island's defense authority said, as Taiwan media said the PLA mission is the most intense this year, and speculated that it was aimed at "disrupting" the island's air defense missile test launch.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 18:53:41