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Stronger global poverty reduction efforts needed amid pandemic

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As the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty arrives on Saturday, the global community needs to take this special day as an opportunity...
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China’s Qingdao city to test entire population for coronavirus

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The Chinese city of Qingdao is planning to test its entire population of more than nine million people for the novel coronavirus in five...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

China joins COVAX global vaccine alliance

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China’s foreign ministry said Friday the country has joined the global COVAX vaccine alliance, which aims to supply doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to...
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Chinese censors cut Pence’s criticism from US debate broadcast

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China's censors interrupted the broadcast of the United States vice-presidential debate on Wednesday night to cut Mike Pence off as he started to criticize...
China Tourism

Beijing to increase tourism capacity with caution during holiday

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Beijing will allow more visitors into its tourist sites during the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival and the National Day holiday as the COVID-19 epidemic...
Beijing's bid logo for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. (Photo from the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games)

Beijing 2022 test events to be held through closed-loop management

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Fresh from celebrating the 500-day countdown, the Beijing 2022 organizers decided to host tests events through closed-loop management for public health concerns. ...
Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Beijing’s Daxing airport sees over 10 million passenger trips

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The total passenger throughput at the newly-built Beijing Daxing International Airport exceeded the 10 million mark on Tuesday after it began operation last September. Currently,...
United Nations

International community rejects U.S. unilateral announcement on return of UN sanctions on Iran

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The international community has denounced the unilateral announcement made by the United States to resume United Nations (UN) sanctions on Iran, saying the attempt...
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Xinhua Commentary: Multilateralism matters

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Seventy-five years ago, tormented by the scourge of war that twice brought untold miseries to mankind, countries around the world joined hands and built...
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China conducts military drills while US official visits Taiwan

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China announced live-fire drills near the Taiwan Strait on Friday as a US official visited Taipei in defiance of Beijing’s threats. The drills are "necessary"...
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Beijing’s Daxing airport opens city terminal in Hebei

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Beijing Daxing International Airport has opened a city terminal in Gu'an County, north China's Hebei Province, allowing residents of Gu'an and the surrounding...
Hybrid and electric vehicles

Over 350,000 pure electric vehicles hit the road in Beijing

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More than 350,000 pure electric vehicles had been put into operation in the Chinese capital Beijing by the end of August 2020, Beijing Municipal...
Taxi drivers take part in a demonstration in central Budapest, Hungary, on June 16, 2015. Hundreds of taxi drivers turned up in their yellow cabs at a demonstration against unregulated car-sharing apps such as Uber, demanding the government to carry out a solution. (Xinhua/Attila Volgyi)

Baidu rolls out self-driving taxi service in Beijing

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Chinese Internet giant Baidu recently rolled out its self-driving taxi service "Apollo Go" in Beijing, with 40 autonomous cabs put into trial operation initially. ...
China and India

India, China trade blame over shots fired at disputed border

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India on Tuesday rejected Chinese allegations that its forces had crossed a disputed border and fired warning shots, instead accusing Chinese troops of the...
Senior students study to prepare for the college entrance exam in a classroom of Xiantao Middle School in Xiantao City, central China's Hubei Province, May 6, 2020. Students in their final year of high and vocational schools in Hubei returned to campus on Wednesday. (Photo by Du Lihua/Xinhua)

Mongols in China protest against new language restrictions

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Mongols in China are protesting against new restrictions on the Mongolian language in schools, according to rights groups. The New York-based group Human Rights Watch...
The first flight of the Xi'an-Istanbul direct air route arrives at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Dec. 30, 2019. Three round trips operated by Turkish Airlines are expected to be made between Xi'an and Istanbul, with inbound flights on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and outbound ones on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. (Xinhua/Shao Rui)

Beijing to resume direct international flights

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The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - BEIJING -- Beijing...
2022 Winter Olympics

Structure of Beijing 2022 Olympics MPC completed ahead of schedule

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As the International Broadcasting Center (IBC) and Main Press Center (MPC) for the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, the China National Convention Center Phase II...
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China warns of ‘heavy price’ for Czech official’s visit to Taiwan

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Czech Senate speaker Milos Vystrcil will pay a "heavy price" for making an official visit to Taiwan, China’s foreign minister warned Monday. Foreign Minister...
stock market

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Monday. IN ASIA The Shanghai Composite Index opened at...
Monks drink tea at the awarding ceremony for Gexe Lharampa, the highest academic degree in Tibetan Buddhism studies, at the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, April 5, 2015. After rounds of tests and debating sessions, ten monks received the Gexe Lharampa degree this year, a title similar to a doctorate in the Gelugba faction of Tibetan Buddhism. Gexe means knowledgeable and Lharampa represents the highest degree among the four ranks in the Gexe system. (Xinhua/Chogo) (yxb)

Stability, development cornerstones of building new modern socialist Tibet

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At a symposium that concluded Saturday, President Xi Jinping pointed out policy directions for developing Tibet, calling for efforts to build a new modern...
Photo taken on June 23, 2020 shows the office building in which the Australian Strategic Policy Institute is located, in Canberra, Australia. TO GO WITH Xinhua Headlines: The think tank behind anti-China propaganda in Australia (Xinhua)

Don’t let hawks abduct China-Australia friendship

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The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) has recently fabricated a report claiming China uses talent-recruitment programs to gain technology from abroad through illegal or...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures as she speaks with France's President Emmanuel Macron, Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven during the first face-to-face EU summit since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/Pool

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 25 million

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The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases around the world has surpassed 25 million, according to Johns Hopkins University on Sunday. With...
mental Illness

Exercises relieve symptoms of mental disorder

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Researchers have proved that mind-body exercises can effectively improve the typical clinical symptoms of schizophrenia patients, according to a recent research article published in...
earth tremor

5.5-magnitude quake hits 11 km WNW of Papayal and Peru

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted 11 km WNW of Papayal, Peru at 0518 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. ...
The streets are seen near the European Union headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, March 24, 2020. The cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Europe exceeded 200,000 as of Tuesday evening. The hardest hit countries remained to be Italy, Spain, Germany and France, with over 150,000 cases in combination. (Photo by Riccardo Pareggiani/Xinhua)

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, Aug. 25

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The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at...
stock market

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Tuesday. IN ASIA The Shanghai Composite Index opened at...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Counter Washington’s habitual bullying with law

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Video-sharing social networking company TikTok has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over an executive order banning any U.S. transactions with its parent...
Photo taken on April 2, 2020 shows the empty Champs-Elysees in Paris, France. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has risen above 1 million, according to a new tally from Johns Hopkins University on Thursday. (Xinhua/Tang Ji)

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0000 GMT, Aug. 25

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The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at...
People sit together on a street in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 17, 2020. South Africa registered 178 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, the sharpest rise for a single day since the country recorded its first confirmed case on March 5, according to the Health Ministry. As of 4:00 a.m. Saturday local time, the country reported 2,783 confirmed cases and 50 deaths, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. (Photo by Zodidi Mhlana/Xinhua)

COVID-19 updates: 6 more U.S. soldiers in South Korea test positive for COVID-19

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The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - WELLINGTON -- The...
earth tremor

5.0-magnitude quake hits Liuli, Tanzania – USGS

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 jolted 15 km south of Liuli, Tanzania at 0703 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. ...