Organ recipients of 16-year-old donor form basketball team to honor boy’s dream

BY GLOBAL TIMES This may just be one of China’s most unusual basketball teams. The eldest player is 53 years old and the youngest 14. None of them had received basketball training and not too long ago were not even fit for sports. In April 2017, when 16-year-old Ye Sha died of cerebral hemorrhage, his parents donated his organs and saved the lives of seven … Continue reading Organ recipients of 16-year-old donor form basketball team to honor boy’s dream

‘China needs a law to protect breastfeeding’

BY THE EDITOR China needs a law to protect breastfeeding, an area in which the world’s most populous country and second largest economy lags many smaller and less developed countries. The rate of exclusive breastfeeding for infants under six months old in China is as low as 29.2 percent, below the world average of 43 percent, according to a survey unveiled by China Development Research … Continue reading ‘China needs a law to protect breastfeeding’

‘Huawei can turn crisis into opportunity’

BY IRIS DENG and YINGZHI WANG, SCMP The US government’s efforts to pressure its allies against using Huawei’s 5G telecommunications network equipment have given rise to allegations of intellectual property theft and close ties to the Chinese government. They may also have helped entrench the company’s image as the global leader in the technology among some quarters. “The [media] coverage, seemingly negative by connecting Huawei … Continue reading ‘Huawei can turn crisis into opportunity’

New Zealand ‘shouldn’t act as anti-China pawn of the US’

BY SILVI WRITER New Zealand and China are trying to restore their bilateral relations, which has become “shaky” in recent months for the ban of Huawei equipment in the Oceanian country. New Zealand confirmed it will send a senior government official to the upcoming Belt and Road forum, baby of President Xi Jinping, in April in Beijing. “We are pleased to confirm that New Zealand Minister for … Continue reading New Zealand ‘shouldn’t act as anti-China pawn of the US’

China’s former military chief of staff sentenced to life

By XINHUA A military court on Wednesday convicted Fang Fenghui, former chief of staff of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC) Joint Staff Department, on three counts and sentenced him to life imprisonment. Fang was found guilty of accepting and offering bribes, as well as holding a huge amount of property from unidentified sources, according to the court ruling. He was also deprived of his political … Continue reading China’s former military chief of staff sentenced to life

JD to sack 10% of its top executives

BY CHINA DAILY Chinese e-commerce giant JD will lay off 10 percent of its senior executives this year, as the company looks to maximize its resources and focus on strategic layout and the coordinated development of diversified businesses. According to media reports, the cuts were announced at the company’s annual party last week. JD has confirmed the planned layoffs. Based on the current number of … Continue reading JD to sack 10% of its top executives

BP to add ‘1,000 new sites’ across China

BY CHINA DAILY British energy company BP Plc opened its first branded station in Shandong, East China in January, the latest move of global energy giants investing in gas stations after China lifted restrictions on foreign investments in the sector in June 2018. The new site is the start of BP’s plan to add 1,000 new sites across China over the next five years through … Continue reading BP to add ‘1,000 new sites’ across China