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Chinese, NK law firms meet on trade rules

A Chinese law firm held a seminar with its North Korean peer on laws affecting special economic zones and foreign investments, a move a Chinese expert said is likely to aid North Korea's gradual opening up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 23:03:41

Chinese 'debt traps' non-existent, says Foreign Ministry spokesperson

US accusations of China creating “debt traps” for smaller countries are irresponsible and disappointing lies, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after US Defense Secretary James Mattis claimed Tuesday that China was encouraging smaller countries to pile on massive debt.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 22:58:41

Poverty alleviation expanding overseas with Belt and Road initiative: charity head

China's poverty alleviation efforts have expanded overseas under the Belt and Road initiative, with long-term aid programs established in Southeast Asia and Africa, said a leader of an official Chinese charitable organization on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 22:58:40

Military links opposed: official

The Chinese mainland resolutely opposes official contacts and military links in any form between the US and the island of Taiwan, said the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council in Beijing on Wednesday in response to media reports saying a US Navy vessel docked at a Taiwan port to refuel and make crew changes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 22:53:41

Premier Li in Brussels to consolidate trade ties

As victims of US unilateralism, both China and the EU must continue to expand areas of cooperation, Chinese experts said, reiterating a message delivered by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday during his visit to Europe to consolidate mutually beneficial trade ties.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 22:48:41

News Analysis: USMCA unlikely to impact Mexico-China trade cooperation

A new North American free trade agreement reached earlier this month among the United States, Mexico and Canada, dubbed the USMCA, is unlikely to impact trade cooperation between Mexico and China, experts have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 16:52:46

China welcomes more partners, to take tougher actions on IPR protection

China welcomes all business partners for broader and closer cooperation and will take tougher measures to protect intellectual property rights (IPR) to create a favorable environment for innovation, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 12:18:25

Anti-organ trafficking ties needed

Pope Francis encouraged the Vatican to continue cooperating with China in the fight against organ trafficking, an effort both sides regard as crucial to safeguarding human dignity and human rights.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/17 10:48:39

Xi reiterates China's commitment to free trade, globalization

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday reiterated China's commitment to free trade and economic globalization while meeting with Stephen Perry, chairman of Britain's 48 Group Club in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 9:55:11

China completes deep-sea research mission in Mariana Trench

The oceanic research vessel Tansuo-1 returns to the home port in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, Oct. 16, 2018. A team of 59 Chinese researchers returned Tuesday to Sanya from the Mariana Trench after completing a 54-day, 7,292-nautical-mile deep-sea research mission. (Xinhua/Liu Deng)
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 8:48:20

China, Norway vow to write new chapter in bilateral ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with visiting Norwegian King Harald V in Beijing Tuesday, and they agreed to inject new impetus into the development of bilateral relations, and write a new chapter of the traditional friendship between the two nations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 8:43:52

Stronger transport interconnection vital to expand China-CEEC trade, cooperation

Transport cooperation between China and Central and East European Countries (CEEC) within the 16+1 mechanism should be strengthened so that interconnection would accompany the trend of increasing trade among these countries, China's Transport Minister Li Xiaopeng made the suggestion at the 3rd China-CEEC Meeting of Ministers of Transport here on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 8:42:37

China by no means allows forced transfer of IPR: premier

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday vowed to further strengthen intellectual property rights (IPR) protection, saying that China by no means allows any forced transfer of IPR.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 8:39:48

Chinese premier arrives in Belgium for working visit, ASEM summit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived here on Tuesday for a working visit to Belgium and the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 8:39:21

China, India begin joint training of Afghan diplomats in Delhi

China and India jointly undertook a ten-day training program for ten Afghanistan diplomats at Delhi-based Foreign Service Institute on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/17 1:54:38

Chinese boat captain hurt in collision with South Korean vessel near Jeju Island

The captain of a Chinese fishing boat was injured in a collision between his vessel and a South Korean counterpart on Tuesday off Jeju Island.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 23:13:42

China, Philippines to hold 3rd South China Sea talks

China and the Philippines will hold their third meeting of the Bilateral Consultation Mechanism on the South China Sea (BCM) in China on Thursday, with a Chinese expert saying that the meeting will further lay down the foundation for greater cooperation between China and ASEAN members.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 23:13:41

China-India program helps to build trust

China and India are working together on a program to train Afghani diplomats, a move Chinese experts said on Tuesday that could have the corollary effect of enhancing diplomatic ties and mutual trust between the world's most populous nations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 23:03:40