CGTN China Global Television Network

China Global Television Network, or CGTN, is an international media organization launched by CCTV on December 31, 2016. It is now part of China's predominant radio and television broadcaster, China Media Group, which has incorporated CCTV, CNR and CRI since March 2018.

What is China’s actual human rights record in the global context?

The Western version of human rights has long dominated the global discourse, an inevitable outcome powered by pervasive cultural exports and hefty economic clout. But as developed nations champion rights issues while savaging less advanced countries on such pretexts, they…

Ukraine conflict – day 186: Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant ‘damaged’ by ‘repeated shelling’

• Russian troops have “repeatedly shelled” the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, said its Ukraine operator Energoatom. “As a result of periodic shelling, the infrastructure of the station has been damaged, there are risks of hydrogen leakage and sputtering of radioactive substances, and the fire…

China’s new contribution to the cause of human rights

The right to survival and development The concept of “taking the right to survival and right to development as the primary basic human rights” has deep cultural and historic roots in China, and has also been the fundamental proposition for China’s…

BRICS Plus

What is BRICS Plus and what is the purpose of this new mechanism? On 19 May, China’s State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi chaired a videoconference dialogue between foreign ministers of BRICS countries and their counterparts from emerging economies…

China rejects competition with U.S. in bilateral talks

China firmly opposes using competition to define its ties with the U.S., senior Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi told U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan in a nearly five-hour meeting in Luxembourg on Monday. The meeting – which both sides called…

Effects of US veto on Venezuela’s participation in the Summit of the Americas

A wave of rejection has been generated by the decision of the United States to veto the participation in the Summit of the Americas of Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, strengthening even more in the latter country the repudiation against Washington,…

China’s human rights record in a global context

The strength of cultural exports and the considerable economic clout of certain countries have inevitably resulted in their interpretation of the concept of human rights dominating global discourse for a long period of time. But as certain developed nations defend…

Wang Yi: U.S. Indo-Pacific strategy is bound to be a failed one

The U.S. Indo-Pacific strategy is causing more and more vigilance and concern in the world, especially among the countries in the Asia-Pacific region, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday. He made the remarks during a…

Chinese scientists develop a mosaic vaccine against COVID-19 variants

Chinese scientists have developed a candidate mosaic nanoparticle vaccine against COVID-19 that can protect against COVID-19 variant infections. Scientists from Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou Medical University No. 1 Affiliated Hospital and Guangdong Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention designed…

Lula launches his candidacy for Brazil’s presidency

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva officially presented his candidacy for the country’s presidency ahead of the Brazilian elections in October, at an event with thousands of supporters in Sao Paulo. In the presence of the leaders of…

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