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PLA bombers, air defense troops, paratroopers deployed in plateau region amid border tensions

Following renewed border tensions between China and India over the past two weeks due to the latest Indian provocations, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been reportedly mobilizing forces, including bombers, air defense troops, artillery, armored vehicles, paratroopers, special forces and infantry units, from different parts of the country to the bordering plateau region, a move that shows the PLA's capability and determination to safeguard the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity, analysts said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 17:17:06

Australia fails to justify raid on 4 Chinese journalists: Chinese FM

Australia has not given a reasonable explanation for why it raided the residences of four Chinese journalists in June and still not returned all the journalists' seized items, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 17:14:24

Taiwan netizens feel duped as Czech senate president changes discourse on island

After visiting the island of Taiwan, the head of the Czech Senate Milos Vystrcil turned his back on the island by arguing that he never violated the one China principle or called Taiwan an independent country, angering some netizens from the island, as his word games had duped Taiwan authorities into donating 100,000 masks and five mask production lines.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 12:10:03

Chinese stock market plunges following US rout

Chinese stock market plummeted in morning trading on Wednesday, following a US stock rout overnight.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 11:53:40

China's inflation drops to 2.4% in August as supply increases

China's consumer price index (CPI), the key indicator of inflation, stabilized to a 2.4 percent increase in August, down from the 2.7 percent gain in July, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 11:04:49

US officials planning to visit Taiwan, think twice

American officials planning to visit Taiwan should think twice. You should understand the weight of the Taiwan question in the hearts of Chinese people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/8 23:35:09

Outside forces are misreading China's desire for peace

China's policy toward India is backed by strength and if ordinary people are not afraid of Indian provocateurs, how could the PLA be intimidated by them?
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/8 22:18:40

Chinese company begins vaccine trials on minors; Xi'an denies inoculation

A Chinese vaccine maker has begun COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials on minors to better understand the vaccine's safety and efficacy to a wider population, the Global Times learned on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/8 21:58:43

Narrow-minded attacks on Xinjiang prompt boycott of 'Mulan': analysts

Amid a new round of boycotts against the Disney film Mulan for its credit to Xinjiang regional government organs, including the public security bureau, analysts mocked anti-China forces' narrow mindset, which they said failed to recognize the dynamic and diverse nature of Xinjiang society, and the only thing they knew was to smear the vocational education and training centers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/8 21:13:41

Infographic: Tibet Autonomous Region sees substantial development owing to favorable policies, national aid

From September 1 to 9, 1965, the First Session of the First People's Congress of Tibet was held. At this session, Tibet Autonomous Region was founded after almost a decade of preparation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/8 19:18:40

HK suspects arrested in Guangdong to be charged under mainland law: Lam

HK Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that the 12 HK residents suspected of violating the national security law in HK and arrested in Chinese mainland waters while on the run will be charged according to mainland law.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/8 14:18:43

India fired first in latest border dispute incident, destroys tranquility on border since 1975: Chinese FM

It was the Indian side that fired first in the Monday incident in which Indian troops again illegally crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC) of the China-India border and outrageously fired warning shots at Chinese border defense patrol personnel who were attempting to negotiate, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/8 16:59:20

HK has never adopted Western 'separation of powers' concept: State Council

Saying the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) adopted "separation of powers" is wrong and should be corrected, and such power structure has never existed in the city, said the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, after discussion of the topic was fanned by some controversial textbooks recently.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/7 23:57:14

Truth on Xinjiang population

Recently, anti-China German scholar Adrian Zenz accused the Chinese government of imposing “birth control” measures to “suppress” Uygurs in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, based on a so-called research report with flawed data and known liars. The truth is, Xinjiang's Uygur population has been increasing. During the law-based implementation of the family planning policy, all rights of ethnic minorities, including those of Uygurs, have been protected.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/7 22:18:40

High-tech weapons against virus on show in Beijing, eye world market

Putting the samples into a white "box," the nucleic acid test result for COVID-19 will come out in 30 minutes. The device, together with many other high technologies such as throat swab detection robots and wearable thermometers, were shown at the ongoing China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing on Monday, attracts many visitors.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/7 21:48:40

News of US hostility, interrogations at customs deter Chinese students

A growing number of Chinese students and visiting scholars have faced interrogation and even had their devices seized by US customs amid the simmering bilateral confrontation, and this hostility has affected Chinese students' willingness to study in the US, according to students reached by the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/7 21:23:40

Xinjiang clears all confirmed COVID-19 cases, asymptomatic carriers

The number of confirmed and asymptomatic COVID-19 patients in Xinjiang dropped to zero on Monday, the same day as schools in the region reopened after Xinjiang announced its return to normalcy last week.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/7 20:22:59

China denies retaliating against US journalists, urges sincerity

The Chinese Foreign Ministry slammed the US State Department spokesperson for calling so-called visa limitations on US media in China as a "reciprocal" move against the Trump administration's suppression of Chinese journalists in the US, calling it totally groundless and saying the US is blaming others when it should be blaming itself.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/7 19:45:53