Hong Kong’s secretary for security on first person charged under new law

A man carrying a “Liberate Hong Kong” sign as he drove a motorcycle into police has become the first person charged with separatism and terrorism under the new national security law for Hong Kong. CGTN reporter Zhu Dan spoke with #HongKong’s Secretary for Security John Lee Ka-chiu about the case. Subscribe to us on YouTube: … Read more Hong Kong’s secretary for security on first person charged under new law

Protesters arrested near Mount Rushmore ahead of Trump’s speech

More than 100 protesters, mainly Native Americans, blocked off a road leading to Mount Rushmore on Friday ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump’s arrival for an Independence Day celebration event. At least 15 protesters were arrested. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google … Read more Protesters arrested near Mount Rushmore ahead of Trump’s speech

Poachers turned protectors: Senegalese fishermen protect sea turtles

In a classic case of “poacher turning gamekeeper,” fishermen of Senegal in West Africa have joined forces to protect one of the ocean’s most endangered species: the sea turtle. “We went from being poachers, the biggest turtle eaters, to being the biggest turtle protectors,” says Abdou Karim Sall, a fisherman who is now the manager … Read more Poachers turned protectors: Senegalese fishermen protect sea turtles

Tech isolation may exclude U.S. from global supply chains

Countries around the world are working with China in dealing with COVID-19 while the U.S. is pursuing the path of tech isolation. As a result, there’ll be more robust global supply chains that may exclude the U.S., says Andy Mok, research fellow at Center for China and Globalization. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download … Read more Tech isolation may exclude U.S. from global supply chains

Myanmar: Miners buried in mass grave after landslide

“We are working for our living at the jade mine,” says the aunt of a dead miner, as relatives mourn, and dozens of bodies are buried in a mass grave after a landslide killed over 170 jade miners in north Myanmar. Search and recovery operations continue at the site of the tragedy. Subscribe to us … Read more Myanmar: Miners buried in mass grave after landslide

Mudslide inundates highway in SW China

Heavy torrential rain caused a spillway tunnel to collapse and spurred a mudslide that washed away guardrails along a stretch of road on the Third Ring Expressway in southwest China on July 1. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv … Read more Mudslide inundates highway in SW China

Biden ad mocks Trump’s ‘We are going to win so much’ boast

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has released an ad mocking U.S. President Donald Trump’s promise to Americans that they are going to “get tired of winning.” The clip shows Trump making a speech at a campaign rally alongside an animated graph illustrating how the U.S. is failing to contain the coronavirus pandemic compared with other … Read more Biden ad mocks Trump’s ‘We are going to win so much’ boast

Thai police hunt American who attacked pharmacist because ‘medicine did not work’

This is the moment a furious American customer slapped a pharmacist in Thailand and accused him of selling ineffective medicine. The shirtless man, who is now being hunted by police, stormed into the shop on the island of Koh Phangan in Surat Thani, last Sunday afternoon. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP … Read more Thai police hunt American who attacked pharmacist because ‘medicine did not work’

India’s Modi visits Himalayan border where troops clashed with China

#Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise visit to the country’s northern frontier region close to #China. Modi visited a military base in the Ladakh region on Friday, accompanied by several high ranking military officials. It was his first trip there, just weeks after a deadly clash between Indian and Chinese troops on the … Read more India’s Modi visits Himalayan border where troops clashed with China

Hong Kong police charge first person under new national security law

The #HongKong police cited the brand new national security law to charge a protester with terrorism just days after the legislation became law. The 24-year-old man stands accused of committing a terrorist act after he drove his motorbike into a group of officers on Wednesday injuring three of them. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA … Read more Hong Kong police charge first person under new national security law

Over 70 countries voice support for national security law for Hong Kong at UN session

Despite criticism from Western countries, some 70 nations have expressed support for the national security law for #HongKong at a session of the #UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: … Read more Over 70 countries voice support for national security law for Hong Kong at UN session

Tribes in a Flux: San people

CGTN Africa’s Tribes in a Flux series will focuses on the San People of Botswana next week. As the oldest existing ethnic group, what threats are they facing and how long can they keep these disruptions at bay? Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP … Read more Tribes in a Flux: San people

Live: Wild crested ibises take care of precious newborn in NW China 17岁高龄野生朱鹮哺育新生宝宝

Wild crested ibis couple Honghong and Huohuo are taking care of their precious newborn in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province. The 17-year-old mother Honghong set a new breeding age record for wild crested ibises. CGTN invites you to witness and record this miraculous journey of the wild crested ibis family.

The point of coordinated campaigns was to bring the extremist fringe into the mainstream

In an interview with CGTN’s Zou Yue, Rod Campbell, research director at the Australian Institute, revealed how coordinated campaigns that spread rumors against China work on social media. Campbell is the co-author of a report entitled “Like a Virus: The Coordinated Spread of Coronavirus Disinformation,” which identifies that numerous automated accounts or “bot” accounts were … Read more The point of coordinated campaigns was to bring the extremist fringe into the mainstream

Authorities and protesters clash in Portland

A peaceful demonstration in the U.S. city of Portland on Thursday escalated into a riot. Demonstrators gave speeches and chanted at first. However the atmosphere changed when protesters broke glass doors of a federal courthouse, and a fire erupted inside the building. Federal officers came outside to disperse the crowd. Subscribe to us on YouTube: … Read more Authorities and protesters clash in Portland

CGTN Brief Profile & History

China Global Television Network, formerly CCTV International, is a group of six international multi-language television channels owned and operated by China Central Television, a nationally owned media organization in China.

  • Headquarters: CCTV Headquarters, Beijing, China
  • Owner: China Central Television
  • Launch date: 31 December 2016
  • Founded: 31 December 2016
  • Availability: Global
  • Type of business: Television network

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