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Xi to promote practical cooperation, global governance reform in first overseas trip after re-election

Chinese President Xi Jinping is to carry out a major diplomatic move from July 19 to 28, paying state visits to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Senegal, Rwanda and South Africa, attending the 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg, and visiting Mauritius during a stopover.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 13:59:26

China, EU agree to promote multilateralism, support free trade

China and the European Union (EU) on Monday agreed to jointly work to safeguard the rules-based international order, promote multilateralism, and support free trade.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 13:55:17

No espionage in B&R optical fiber projects, say experts

China's increasing number of cross-border optical fiber cable projects with Belt and Road countries, which have improved local communication infrastructure, have won praise from experts who said China's telecommunication technologies are on a par with Western countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/15 22:25:04

Xi sends condolences to Pakistani president over deadly terrorist attack

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday sent a message of condolences to his Pakistani counterpart, Mamnoon Hussain over a deadly terrorist attack in Pakistan.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/15 21:43:39

Forum on world security overshadowed by concerns over US' willful isolationism

A top forum on world security was held in Beijing over the weekend with the trade war between China and the US remaining a hot topic, and Chinese experts urged countries to be more united to fight against the constant uncertainty of the international situation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/15 19:58:39

Chinese vice premier, Burkina Faso president exchange views on enhancing ties

Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua met with Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kabore here Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/14 19:47:36

1st land-based China-Pakistan cross-border optical fiber inaugurated

The first ever land-based cross border optical fiber project between China and Pakistan was inaugurated Friday, a significant digital achievement under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/14 9:53:06

China's major diplomatic move: Xi's visits to five Arab and African countries and attending BRICS summit

President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Senegal, Rwanda and South Africa, respectively, from July 19 to 24, and attend the 10th BRICS summit from July 25 to 27 in Johannesburg and then visit Mauritius for a stopover.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/14 8:43:34

China refutes U.S. allegation on intellectual property issues

China said Friday that its attitude on respecting and protecting intellectual property rights (IPR) is serious and its actions are effective, calling the U.S. allegations of so-called IPR theft by China groundless.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/14 8:41:52

China attracts 60% of global AI investment: report

Experts said the trade conflict with the US will have no effect on China's development in AI technology, after an annual report released on Friday said China has become the most attractive country for investment and financing in AI technology, which accounts for 60 percent in the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/13 22:58:40

Trade in first half year more balanced

China is confident it can cope with a more uncertain second half of the year in maintaining a steady and positive foreign trade growth momentum, the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said on Friday despite experts' warning of pressure to China from a trade row with the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/13 22:53:40

Chinese vice president meets Botswana FM

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan on Friday met with Botswana International Affairs and Cooperation Minister Unity Dow.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/13 19:50:04

US climate pact pullout saddens island nations: envoy

China will hold a summit with South Pacific nations in Papua New Guinea (PNG) ahead of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit which is scheduled in November, PNG's Ambassador Christopher S. Mero told the Global Times in an exclusive interview.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/13 17:38:39

Sino-Arab cooperation reaches new high under Belt & Road Initiative -- Egyptian ex-PM

The growing cooperation between China and the Arab states has reached new heights in recent years, particularly after China launched its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Egypt's former Prime Minister Essam Sharaf told Xinhua in an exclusive interview on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/13 13:34:19

China's MOC issues statement on U.S. Section 301 investigation

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) released a statement Thursday regarding the Statement by the U.S. Trade Representative on Section 301 Action released on July 10.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/13 9:24:01

China's loans to Africa leave their sovereignty unscathed: analysts

China's investment and loans in African countries are designed to help them improve basic infrastructure, increase productivity and achieve self-reliance, which analysts say differs from years of strings-attached aid from the West.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 22:26:05

Xi to visit five Arab and African countries, attend BRICS summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Senegal, Rwanda and South Africa from July 19 to 24, prior to attending the 10th BRICS summit from July 25 to 27 in Johannesburg, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/12 22:12:51

China dismisses criticism at WTO

China on Thursday defended its role at the WTO as it faces rising criticism from some WTO members, saying that it has fulfilled its promise to the multilateral trade body and its continued reform efforts have created great opportunities for global economic growth and tangible benefits for trade and investment partners.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 19:54:50