Category «In-Depth»

Environmental inspections show achievements, system advantages

A site which used to be illegal buildings is now recovered with green. Photo: Courtesy of Chongqing forestry administration China’s central environmental inspection is the country’s largest, highest-level environmental campaign. Since 2016, the inspection and its “looking back” review mechanism have taken place across the country, diagnosing environmental problems. The campaign uncovers some drawbacks of …

Southwest China natural reserve clears illegal buildings, residences for environmental protection

Illegal buildings are demolished in the Jinyun Mountain, Southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality. Photo: Courtesy of Chongqing forestry administration To recover the ecology of a mountain national reserve seated in Southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality, original residents on the mountain  moved out and illegal constructions were demolished amid a national environmental campaign. Li Xinghua’s old house had …

Twitter sees more active voices from Chinese diplomacy

  On November 2, China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs opened its official Twitter account, following the efforts of Chinese embassies and diplomats around the world. The account, dubbed “spokesperson office,” has more than 14,200 followers. Tweets are often quotes from daily foreign ministry press conferences with a picture of the spokesperson for a given week. …

Chinese FM appreciates Kazakh president’s ‘fair and just’ remarks on Xinjiang

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev casts his ballot at a polling station in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, June 9, 2019. Kazakhstan’s presidential election kicked off with seven candidates vying for the top office. (Photo: Xinhua) Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson appreciated Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s fair and just remarks on Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, saying that the president’s …

Xinjiang imam affirms Xinjiang’s anti-terrorism efforts

Children in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Photo: Cui Meng/GT A senior imam in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region called on Western media to stop spreading rumors about Xinjiang, and he invited more people to visit Xinjiang to experience its social stability and harmony. “In my view, it is very good and necessary to set …

Senior official from Xinjiang requests Western media to stop hyping training and education centers

People attend a culture and tourism festival themed on Dolan and Qiuci culture in Awat County of Aksu Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region, Oct. 25, 2019. The festival kicked off recently in Aksu Prefecture. (Xinhua/Sadat) Some Western media and politicians turned a blind eye to the great efforts on counter-terrorism made by people …