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Iraq, China celebrate Silk Road initiative on 60th anniversary of bilateral ties

Iraq and China on Thursday held a ceremony in Baghdad to celebrate the Silk Road initiative on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/14 8:39:36

China detains 2 Canadians

China has informed the Canadian government of the detention of two Canadians who are under investigation on suspicion of jeopardizing China's national security, saying their legal rights will be protected.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:43:42

Risk of rising McCarthyism warned amid China-US spat

Growing China-US tensions have affected technology cooperation as Chinese scientists and researchers in cutting-edged sectors such as big data and artificial intelligence have seen rising obstacles in working with US counterparts this year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:43:41

US act on Tibet visits interferes in internal affairs: experts

The US is on the verge of passing a law that would deny the entry of Chinese officials who are involved in restricting foreigners from visiting Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, with Chinese experts slamming the move for using US domestic laws to interfere in China's internal affairs, and called for a tit-for-tat retaliation if it were implemented.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:38:42

Huawei CFO 'unlikely' to be extradited

Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei, who was granted a $7.5 million bail, is unlikely to be extradited to the US because she is charged for political reasons, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 22:38:40

China takes coercive measures against two Canadians: FM spokesperson

Coercive measures have been taken against two Canadians on suspicion of jeopardizing China's national security, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Thursday. According to China's Criminal Law and the Criminal Procedure Law, Beijing Municipal Bureau of State Security and the state security bureau in the northeastern Chinese city of Dandong in Liaoning Province respectively took coercive measures against the two people according to law on Dec. 10, Lu said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 21:59:01

Chinese premier meets Ecuadorian president

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday met with Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, calling for closer cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 21:53:16

China welcomes peace efforts between Myanmar govt, armed groups

China welcomes and supports the peace efforts of the Myanmar government and three ethnic armed groups, saying that it is willing to continue playing a constructive role in Myanmar's peace process.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 17:26:17

Chinese museum embarks on science, technology exhibition in Cambodia

The China Science and Technology Museum (CSTM) launched a science and technology exhibition tour in Cambodia on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 16:55:21

Japanese civil groups mark 81st anniversary of Nanjing Massacre

A series of commemorative activities have been held by Japanese civil groups recently in various cities to mark the 81st anniversary of Nanjing Massacre.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 16:40:06

I will never stop conveying truth about Nanjing Massacre, says Japanese scholar

"I will never stop the steps of conveying the historical truth about Nanjing Massacre," said Tamaki Matsuoka, a former primary school teacher in Japan who has spent the past 30 years recording and passing on the memories about the 1937 massacre, in a recent interview with Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 13:18:18

Senior CPC official stresses exchanges, mutual trust with France

Song Tao, Minister of the International Department of the Central Committee of Communist Party of China (CPC), has emphasized exchanges and mutual trust with France.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 13:17:34

PNG doctors perform surgery under torch, mobile phone light

A team of surgeons at Port Moresby General Hospital in Papua New Guinea has become an online sensation on Thursday, after images were posted to social media platforms showing the medical staff performing an operation in a dark theatre using only torches and mobile phones for light.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 11:06:24

Chinese top legislator holds talks with Thailand's head of parliament

China and Thailand on Wednesday vowed to enhance parliamentary exchanges and cooperation to contribute to bilateral relations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 8:27:14

Huawei's CFO granted bail in Vancouver

Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou was granted bail after hearings concluded Tuesday afternoon.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 2:09:19

China-Qatar visa exemption agreement to take effect later this month

An agreement on mutual exemption of visas between China and Qatar will take effect from Dec. 21, the two countries announced Wednesday in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 2:08:53

Xi holds talks with Ecuadorean president, eyeing steady development of bilateral ties

President Xi Jinping on Wednesday held talks with Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, calling for the healthy and steady development of the bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/13 1:31:20

China market not buying as many soybeans as Trump said

China, the world's top soybean buyer, may not immediately import the amount of soybeans the US wishes, even if China-US trade negotiations progress, due to trade friction uncertainties and a lack of domestic demand for soybean meal, industry analysts and traders predicted on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 23:48:40