Traditional Chinese adage boosts Zhang’s title defense

China's mixed martial arts (MMA) athlete Zhang Weili has once again proven that she's the best women's MMA strawweight fighter in the world with a unanimous decision win over Amanda Lemos in the co-main event at the UFC 292 on August 20. Currently in Beijing after the fight, in which she defended her title for ... Read more

China's Zhang Zhizhen crowned in men's singles tennis at Hangzhou Asiad

Local favorite Zhang Zhizhen beat Japan's Yosuke Watanuki 6-4, 7-6(7) at the Hangzhou Asian Games on Saturday to capture China's first men's singles gold medal in nearly three decades. Pan Bing won the men's title for China at 1990 and 1994 Asian Games. Another Chinese player Wu Yibing, silver medalist at Jakarta 2018, suffered an ... Read more

Golfer Tan delivers with maiden win in East China’s Jiangsu

Tan Lingling’s motto is to never give up on dreams and  her first professional win at the Zhangjiagang Shuangshan Challenge proved it on Friday.  The 40-year-old held off all challengers card a two-under 70 at the China LPGA Tour event for a 54-hole score of five-under 211, winning a prize worth 75,000 yuan ($10,272.2) . “I have ... Read more

Chinese speed skaters hoping to shine on home ice

The head coach of China's speed skating team said that she has been trying to instill a champion mentality among the young athletes, as the team held an open training session at the Capital Skating Oval in Beijing on Monday. The team has been gearing up for the 2023-2024 ISU Speed Skating World Cup, an ... Read more

Italy: The Week of Italian Cuisine in the World kicks off in Beijing, Tianjin and Qingdao

The Week of Italian Cuisine in the World kicked off on Monday, with the aim to promote exquisite Italian cooking, the Mediterranean diet, Italian agri-food products and wine. In the 2023 edition, as in past years, the week will be further enhanced by activities organized by the Italian Embassy in China together with the Italian ... Read more

Cheerful Tibetan lifestyle ‘linka’ lives on

What special apps does a young Tibetan living on the snowy plateau have on their phone? Recently, a new app called "Linka" has appeared on the phones of young people. Using it, you can easily browse and learn information about the Tibetan culture. Additionally, you can find both the oldest and the latest Tibetan songs, ... Read more

Spirit of harmony

"We advocate harmony and inclusiveness, and promote exchanges and mutual learning among civilizations…" Six young individuals, representing different countries, ethnicities and cultures, echoed the Hehe World Initiative during the recently concluded 2023 Global Forum on Hehe Culture.  Experts at the event told the Global Times that Hehe culture embodies the idea of the harmonious coexistence ... Read more

Toxic explosion in Nebraska shows US unable to take issues affecting public security seriously: experts

Barely two months after an explosion in Louisiana, a train carrying toxic perchloric acid has exploded in a Nebraska rail yard on Thursday, prompting evacuation orders to be issued, as huge plumes are seen engulfing the city. Experts said the incident shows the US has been unable to take seriously and overcome major issues affecting ... Read more

BRI allows Global South to connect with each other, says Pakistani economist

The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) allows countries of Global South to connect with each other, a Pakistani economist told Xinhua in a recent interview. "We have seen that China itself has come out of years and decades of poverty, and it has transitioned into a country that is fast developing. So for them ... Read more

COP28 Presidency co-Hosts Global Dialogue in Abu Dhabi to focus on accelerating the energy transition ahead of COP28

The COP28 Presidency has co-hosted the second Global Dialogue series with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Abu Dhabi, gathering policymakers, representatives, and experts from 140 governments, as well as participants from the private sector. The Global Dialogue, held in Abu Dhabi Global Market from 15-17 October, is the largest UNFCCC ... Read more