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China urges int'l community to continue adhering to one-China principle

The foreign ministry on Sunday urged the international community to continue abiding by the one-China principle after the Taiwan leadership election.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/12 8:52:52

Britain's Ambassador to Iran arrested in Tehran

Britain's Ambassador to Iran, Robert Macaire, was arrested during protests outside a university in the capital city Tehran.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/12 7:30:40

Passenger plane crash shall not be catalyst for next US-Iran conflict: US expert

Ukrainian passenger plane's tragic explosion shall not be a catalyst for the next conflict between the US and Iran, said Richard Weitz, an expert on US defense reforms and policies concerning the Middle East at the Israel-based geostrategic consultancy Wikistrat. Previously, he held key positions at the US Department of Defense.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/11 19:15:10

China commences operation of world's largest radio telescope

Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), China's mega-science project and the world's largest single-dish radio observatory, officially began operations on Saturday, according to a report by the Xinhua News Agency.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/11 18:27:16

DPRK official says nuke talks only possible when US "fully" accepts demands

A senior official of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said here on Saturday that dialogue with the United States can resume only when it fully accepts Pyongyang's demands.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/11 17:41:54

Alibaba wins national science awards as shares soar

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud service company under China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has been conferred two national awards in science and technology. It is also the first for an internet-based company to win this recognition, according to a statement by Alibaba.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/11 11:57:27

Xinjiang busts secessionist rumors, shows transparency

The regional government of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region addressed a press conference in Urumqi on Friday to bust some latest bunch of rumors, including those peddled by notorious separatists Rebiya Kadeer and Dolkun Isa.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/10 15:35:01

Nuclear sub designer, meteorologist awarded

A top nuclear submarine designer and a veteran meteorologist were honored with China's top science award on Friday. Each received a prize of 8 million yuan ($1.1 million).
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/10 21:08:40

Hongkongers suffer divergence, emotional breakdowns amid social unrest

Over six months of tumultuous riots in Hong Kong have led to a society divided with many families falling apart. With the social climate cooling down, such an experience has become unforgettable for some.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 19:43:40

Polls open for Taiwan leadership election

Taiwan residents began voting in the island's leadership and legislative elections at 8:00 a.m. local time on Saturday, and the polls will close at 4:00 p.m.
Source: CGTN | 2020/1/11 10:37:08

US slaps fresh sanctions against Iran after missile attacks

The US government said Friday that it has imposed fresh sanctions on Iran, days after Iran's missile attacks targeting US forces in Iraq.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/11 7:52:31

Xinjiang rumors debunked

The Xinjiang govt refutes the latest batch of rumors, including the “massive surveillance” of ethnic groups, “detained” and “persecuted” scholars, "travel bans" for Uygurs, and some others spread by notorious separatists Rebiya Kadeer and Dolkun Isa.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/10 19:13:18

Chinese market wrap-up for US stocks

Chinese stocks closed slightly lower on Friday, with the flagship Shanghai Composite Index shedding 0.08 percent to close at 3,092.29 points. The Shenzhen Component Index dropped 0.17 percent to 10,879.84 points, and the ChiNext posted losses of over 0.47 percent.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/10 20:58:40

Relatives of Xinjiang separatists condemn their lies

A senior official of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region disclosed the lies of two notorious separatists - Dolkun Isa and Rebiya Kadeer - with interview videos of their relatives during a press conference in Urumqi on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/10 14:54:46

Mainland pays less attention to Taiwan election

Taiwan's regional elections will be held on Saturday, but compared to previous elections, the Chinese mainland society showed less attention to it.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/10 18:53:40

Fake photos and videos of 'Uygurs being tortured' exposed

A senior official from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Friday debunked social media rumors that "Uygur people are tortured in Xinjiang," during a media conference in Urumqi, using facts and photos.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/10 15:08:46

Xi honors two academicians with China's top science award

President Xi Jinping presented China's top science award to Huang Xuhua and Zeng Qingcun on Friday for their outstanding contributions to scientific and technological innovation.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/10 11:31:28

Upcoming trade deal marks milestone in trade talks: Chinese analysts

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will lead a delegation to Washington next week to sign the phase one trade agreement with the US, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 16:32:03