China’s free trade port unveils opening-up plan

South China’s Hainan Province plans to lock in three sectors, including duty-free shopping, international medical care and international education, in its drive to become an international tourism and consumption destination, according to its 2021-2025 development plan.  The island province is a free trade port. The plan recently published sets the target for tourism to contribute […]

China, U.S. issue joint declaration on enhancing climate action

Noting that they have further recognize the seriousness and urgency of the climate crisis, the two countries said in the declaration that they are committed to tackling the crisis through their respective accelerated actions in the critical decade of the 2020s, as well as through cooperation in multilateral processes, including the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework […]

China releases action plan to peak carbon dioxide emissions before 2030

The State Council, China’s cabinet, has released an action plan to peak carbon dioxide emissions before 2030. The plan puts forward China’s main objectives for the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025) and the 15th Five-Year Plan period (2026-2030), including increasing the share of non-fossil energy consumption, improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon dioxide emissions. By […]

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 […]

India media fabricate reports of detained Chinese soldiers: military source

Indian media have recently fabricated reports that Chinese soldiers have been detained for “crossing the borderline,” China Daily reported on Saturday, citing a military source. Chinese border troops conducted a routine patrol on September 28 in the Dongzhang area on the Chinese side of the Sino-Indian border and took countermeasures resolutely when they encountered “unreasonable […]

HK Election Committee elections show new atmosphere

According to polling results early Monday morning, 364 people were elected in the 2021 Election Committee’s subsector ordinary election in China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), the first election since the Hong Kong’s electoral reform was implemented in March.  The Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in Hong Kong SAR and Hong Kong […]

Sci-tech innovation advances Tibet’s agricultural development

Agricultural science and technology have contributed greatly to the effective supply of agricultural products, and raised the incomes of farmers and herders in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, local authorities have said. Spending on research and development in agriculture and animal husbandry has long accounted for more than 60 percent of the region’s total research […]

COVID-19 origin: Swiss scientist says Chinese lab leak theory political in nature

The accusation that the COVID-19 virus leaked from a laboratory in the central Chinese city of Wuhan is “more political in nature,” Didier Pittet, a leading infectious diseases expert at Geneva University Hospitals, has said. There is no evidence that the coronavirus leaked from the Wuhan laboratory, Pittet, also inventor of the hand sanitizer, told […]