Global Times

Chinese Media: U.S. Inspiring ‘Violent’ Hong Kong Protesters Due to Trade War

China’s Global Times newspaper defended the pro-Communist leadership of Hong Kong, and their decision to use tear gas and rubber bullets on pro-democracy protesters Wednesday, insisting that the thousands of mostly young students opposing a law that would allow their extradition into the mainland were “violent” extremists radicalized by the United States.

Police officers stand guard as protesters block a street near the government headquarters during a rally against the extradition bill on June 12, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. Large crowds of protesters gathered in central Hong Kong as the city braced for another mass rally in a show of strength …

China Releases Social Credit System Music Video

An offshoot of the Chinese Communist Youth League published a video featuring Chinese celebrities promoting the nation’s totalitarian social credit system to young people, urging them to give “thumbs up to integrity,” Australia’s ABC News reported on Wednesday.

People bicycle past a giant TV screen broadcasting the meeting of visiting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in June.(ANDY WONG/AP)

China Encourages World to Embrace Death Penalty for Drug Crimes

China’s government-run Global Times newspaper encouraged the world on Thursday to embrace capital punishment for drug crimes, lamenting that “some people are still spending plenty of time talking about human right [sic] of drug smugglers.”

Inmates attend a ceremony to mark Mother's Day with some of their mothers at Chongqing Prison May 8, 2005 in Chongqing Municipality, China. The prison has invited mothers of inmates to celebrate Mother's Day during an event at the facility. China has carried out prison reform in big cities like …

China: U.S. Syria Withdrawal Could ‘End Syrian Civil War’

An “expert” quoted in Chinese state media Friday suggested that the U.S. presence in Syria was the only thing keeping the war from ending and that the distinct possibility now exists for the Syrian Civil War to become history.

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Turkish Ambassador: Turkey and China Share ‘Common Fate’

Turkish Ambassador to China Abdulkadir Emin Onen declared Turkey and China share a “common fate” and ‘common future” in an op-ed published by China’s state-run Global Times on Sunday. Last week, Turkey’s Andalou news agency signed a cooperation agreement with China’s Xinhua.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend a signing ceremony ahead of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on May 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO AND POOL / JASON LEE (Photo credit should read JASON LEE/AFP/Getty Images)