China will adhere to dynamic zero-COVID policy: health authorities

(Xinhua) — China will adhere to its dynamic zero-COVID policy and strategies to tackle both imported and domestic infections, a Chinese health official said at a press conference on Tuesday. China’s policy and containment measures have proved effective against the Omicron variant, said Mi Feng, a spokesperson for the National Health Commission (NHC). The implementation […]

New China-US pact key to solving global crisis, charts way forward for developing nations: Singaporean experts

Chinese President Xi Jinping said that climate change can well become a new highlight for China-US cooperation during a virtual meeting with his US counterpart Joe Biden on November 16. Xi reiterated during the meeting that all countries need to uphold the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities, and strike a balance between addressing climate […]

The principles of Chinese democracy

Editor’s note: Josef Gregory Mahoney is a professor of politics at East China Normal University. The article reflects the author’s opinions. All too often when liberal democrats discuss democracy, they conflate mechanisms with principles. And when they do discuss principles, they are less than candid regarding the overwhelming privileges accorded private property – which they often […]

China provided over 1.5b COVID-19 vaccine doses to the world: CIDCA

China has provided over 1.5 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to 106 countries and four international organizations this year, the most in the world, Luo Zhaohui, head of the China International Development Cooperation Agency (CIDCA), said at a press conference on Tuesday. Answering questions from Chinese and foreign media, CIDCA officials elaborated on China’s efforts in international assistance […]

Xinjiang opens cotton-picking season with mass use of machinery

The annual cotton picking season started in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in late September, with the increasing use of machineries. Some places have realized total mechanization in cotton harvest.  In the Aksu prefecture of southern Xinjiang, small-scale cotton picking has begun, and the mass harvest is expected to start soon, the Global Times […]

At least nine provinces in China launch booster shots for key groups

As the winter comes and the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics approaches, China is accelerating the inoculation of booster shots for key groups, with at least nine provinces and regions having started the campaign to further consolidate the nation’s epidemic prevention and control achievements, and to improve the protection efficacy for people at high risk of […]

China’s military slams India over ‘unrealistic demands’ at corps commander-level talks

China on Monday accused India of “unreasonable and unrealistic demands” and urged the country not to misjudge the situation, as the two sides held the 13th round of the corps commander-level talks on Sunday.  According to senior Colonel Long Shaohua, a spokesperson for the China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Western Theater Command, the talks were […]