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China's new AWACS ready for South China Sea missions

A latest variation of China's KJ-500 airborne early warning and control system (AWACS), equipped with a probe that can allow the plane to receive aerial refueling and greatly extend its range and endurance, was recently spotted at a naval aviation regiment base under the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Southern Theater Command.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/7 18:27:50

Potential US blacklist of SMIC is an act of hegemony: FM

China strongly opposes US moves to abuse the national security concept by imposing a wide range of restrictions on Chinese firms without showing solid evidence, and such moves are an act of outright hegemony, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/7 17:15:17

COVID-19 vaccine developed by Chinese military reasearch team effective against existing mutations: developer

Chinese military infectious disease expert Chen Wei said a COVID-19 vaccine developed by her team has proven to be effective in fighting against the existing mutations of the coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/7 14:52:45

China sends another high-resolution remote sensing satellite into space

China successfully sent the Gaofen-11 02 - a high resolution Earth observation satellite - into planned orbit via a Long March-4B carrier rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in North China's Shanxi Province on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/7 14:22:59

HK illegal gatherings a public defiance of state will: liaison office

The illegal gatherings in Hong Kong organized by a few members of opposition groups is a public defiance of the law and state will, the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said, warning zero tolerance for acts that violate the national security law for Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/7 11:27:16

Local govt in Inner Mongolia clarifies new education policy won't phase out Mongolian language teaching, preferential policies

Local governments in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region have clarified their new education policies on teaching classes in Putonghua and the Mongolian language in ethnically populated regions after parents and students raised concerns after hearing rumors that teaching in their ethnic language may be phased out.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/7 0:55:15

Meng Wanzhou's case a test for how much Canada values relations with China: experts

China's recent reiteration of its stance on the detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is a message to Ottawa that the judgment on Meng's case will serve as a key indicator of whether Ottawa will prioritize the mutual interests of the two countries, independent from the US, in its future relations with China, experts said, following a series of indications from Chinese diplomats including the latest statement issued by the Chinese embassy in Canada on Sunday that said Meng's detention is the main obstacle to current China-Canada relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/6 22:38:40

More Chinese tech companies likely to list in US: experts

China has become an important and responsible source of innovative companies and a stabilizing force for the US stock market, experts said, predicting that more technolo-gy companies are to seek US listings.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/6 20:23:40

China unswerving in financial opening-up

China's securities regulator on Sunday vowed an unswerving push for two-way opening-up of the capital market, a pivotal part of the economy's deregulation that has attracted foreign investors despite concerns over US-China economic decoupling.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/6 19:33:40

China's two aircraft carriers in apparent simultaneous exercises for 1st time: reports

After China's second aircraft carrier, the Shandong, embarked on a training voyage in the Bohai Sea last week, the country's first carrier, the Liaoning, was spotted leaving its base and sailing in the Yellow Sea during the weekend. This was the first time known to the general public that China had two active aircraft carriers out at sea for apparent simultaneous exercises.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/6 18:32:27

China's homegrown space-based IoT network to see 12 more satellites next year: developer

China's first homegrown space-borne Internet of Things (IoT) satellite network Xingyun-2 has completed its first stage constellation, and will launch 12 second-stage satellites next year, further enhancing its global service capability, developers said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/6 17:33:40

Joshua Wong's call for boycott of 'Mulan' generates backlash on Chinese social media

A call from Hong Kong separatist Joshua Wong to boycott the Disney film Mulan starring Chinese-American actor Liu Yifei faced a strong backlash online on Sunday, with many Chinese netizens saying it provided one more reason for them to watch the movie.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/6 12:13:00

Canada's judicial independence 'should not be pillaged by US political pressure'

The Chinese Foreign Ministry, for the first time, disclosed that the US had asked "dozens" of countries to detain Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou but only Canada accepted the request, and the decision has brought huge damage to China-Canada relations. Chinese experts said the Canadian government should safeguard their country's judicial independence, rather than let Washington's political pressure "pillage" the legal system of Canada.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/5 20:54:44

US political correctness implicates a Chinese filler word

In the US, a developed country, discrimination on the surface has basically been eliminated. However, racial discrimination is still deeply rooted in many American people's hearts and in the social structure. Political correctness brings nothing but a sense of fake peace. It carefully bypasses racial issues and only consolidates the stereotypes of ethnic minorities in people's minds.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/5 19:03:19

US diplomats' collusion with East Turkistan forces will backfire

Recently, some US politicians have been fixated on issues related to China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and their widely spread lies have been proven wrong with facts. Since February this year, US diplomats have met frequently with notorious separatists Dolkun Isa and other "East Turkistan" members to discuss so-called cooperation. In order to oppose China, a few individuals in the US have been in collusion with "East Turkistan" terrorist forces. Do they still have a basic conscience and a sense of right and wrong?
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/5 18:42:23

China rejects UN human rights experts' open letter on HK issue

China's Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN) Office at Geneva and other International Organization in Switzerland said remarks in an open letter from the UN Human Right Council (UNHRC) Special Procedure Mandate Holders about the National Security Law for Hong Kong Special Administration Region (HKSAR) contain malicious accusations based on false information and unfounded speculation, which seriously interferes in China's sovereignty and internal affairs, and China rejects them.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/5 16:22:09

Huawei to launch phone with Kirin 9000 chips, despite supply issue

Huawei plans to launch its smartphone equipped with Kirin 9000 smartphone chips in “limited numbers,” a Huawei executive said on Saturday after the tech giant's Taiwan-based chip supplier said it will halt shipments to Huawei after September 14 to comply with US sanctions, which raised concerns over the company's smartphone business.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/5 15:31:25

Two men sentenced for sneaking out of Wuhan during lockdown

Two men diagnosed of COVID-19 from Southwest China's Sichuan Province, who purposefully snuck out of Wuhan during its lockdown and caused more than 300 people to be quarantined, were given prison sentences on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/5 14:53:40