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Chinese Americans condemn Xinjiang-related bill by US House

Artists play music in the ancient city of Kashgar, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, June 12, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhao Ge)     Leaders of some Chinese American groups have expressed firm opposition to and issued a strong condemnation of the Xinjiang-related bill passed by the US House of Representatives. The passage of the so-called “Uygur …

HK police watchdog denies overseas expert panel quit

Chairman of Hong Kong’s Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) Anthony Neoh (second from right) at a press conference on Agust 23 to announce the establishment of an international expert panel to facilitate the council’s study on recent public order events Photo: Screenshot from IPCC website Hong Kong’s Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) on Wednesday denied …

Netizens hail colleges for sacking scandal-hit professors

  West gate of the Peking University Photo:CNSphoto Netizens hailed Peking University for sacking Professor Feng Renjie on Wednesday for violating teachers’ ethics and discipline over an alleged sex scandal.  The university revoked Feng’s qualifications as a teacher and disqualified him from relevant talent schemes. Frequent sexual assault scandals among college teachers have prompted Chinese …

Chinese ambassador highlights tangible results in development of Sino-Kazakh relations in 2019

Photo: VCG   Chinese Ambassador to Kazakhstan Zhang Xiao said here on Tuesday that the year 2019 has seen tangible results in the development of Sino-Kazakh relations. “In 2019, First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and (Kazakh) President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev visited China. Tokayev’s visit lifted the relationship to a permanent comprehensive strategic partnership. This is …

New Beijing airport uses cutting-edge blind landing equipment amid low visibility

Aerial photo taken on June 14, 2019 shows the terminal building of the newly-built Beijing Daxing International Airport in Beijing, capital of China. (Xinhua/Cai Yang) Beijing’s new Daxing International Airport used its cutting-edge blind landing equipment for the first time on Tuesday morning to safeguard service amid low visibility. At 6:57 a.m., under the command …

Chinese language learning surges globally

Students of the Confucius Institute of Banja Luka University dance in Chinese traditional costumes in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on Sept. 22, 2018. The Confucius Institute of Banja Luka University organized a series of interactive workshops on the occasion of the Day of Confucius Institutes through a diverse program of activities in promoting Chinese …

Poverty alleviation app regains public attention, gets mixed reviews online

A farmer picks tea leaves in Mazhai Village of Danzhai County, southwest China’s Guizhou Province, July 2, 2018. The county changed management mode of tea plantation to promote the poverty relief work. Photo:Xinhua An official-designed application for poverty alleviation in China came into the spotlight and received mixed reviews online over the weekend amid the …

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 …