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China, Gambia agree on closer cooperation

China will promote cooperation with Gambia in agricultural technology, fishery processing, infrastructure development and tourism to achieve win-win results, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/23 7:06:07

Chinese FM reiterates support to independent Palestinian state

China firmly supports the two-state solution and the establishment of an independent State of Palestine, which enjoys full sovereignty on the basis of the 1967 borders and with East Jerusalem as its capital, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/23 7:19:14

China signs cooperation agreements with 86 entities under Belt and Road

China's top economic planner said Friday 86 countries and international organizations have signed 100 cooperation agreements with China under the Belt and Road Initiative.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/23 7:16:53

Sanctions not a solution: experts

The possibility of the UN Security Council passing a new round of tough sanctions on North Korea on Friday remains high in response to its latest intercontinental ballistic missile launch, Chinese experts said, stressing that more diplomatic means need to be adopted to realize denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/22 23:43:40

China, Japan to enhance fiscal, monetary cooperation

Senior finance officials from China and Japan agreed to step up cooperation in fiscal and monetary areas, according to the Ministry of Finance.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 22:30:55

Chinese president says willing to boost ties with New Zealand

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that China is wiling to work with New Zealand to strengthen dialogue, expand cooperation and advance their comprehensive strategic partnership.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 18:37:57

China, Thailand inaugurate construction of high-speed railway in Thailand

Thailand and China jointly inaugurated the construction of Thailand's first high-speed railway from Bangkok to northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 13:43:43

Belt and Road Initiative gains traction in France

The China-proposed Belt and Road (B&R) Initiative looks to gain traction in France, politicians and experts have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/22 8:59:27

Misheard question gets a laugh from Chinese diplomat

Panda diplomacy took on new meaning after a Chinese diplomat who misheard a question lightened things up at an otherwise serious press briefing in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 23:53:40

Japan motives for closer China ties starkly apparent

Japan's recent leaning toward China is just to ensure it is not marginalized on the world stage, Chinese experts said after the Japanese government expressed willingness to elevate bilateral ties to a new level.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 23:49:35

Border disputes placed top on the agenda as China and India meet to discuss ties

China and India are scheduled to have a new round of talks on border issues and other key bilateral topics on Friday, with Chinese experts saying that the two sides need to enhance mutual trust as well as better control disputes after the military stand-off in Doklam.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 23:48:39

China not seeking global dominance: ambassador to US

China is not seeking global dominance and “we don't think there is a zero-sum game between China and the US,” said Cui Tiankai, China's Ambassador to the US, on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/21 23:33:40

Palestinian, Israeli delegates meet in Beijing for peace solution

The symposium of Israeli and Palestinian peace advocates held in Beijing shows China's will to promote peaceful solutions to Palestine-Israel issues, but experts say the complexity of Middle East politics leaves limited space for China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 23:33:40

China-Australia ties ebb as populism spreads

The China-Australia formal diplomatic relationship was established 45 years ago, on December 21 1972, but unfortunately today the bilateral relationship is facing problems due to the hyping up of populism by some Aussie politicians for their political interests, experts say.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 23:33:39

China does not seek global dominance: Chinese ambassador to US

China is not seeking global dominance and "we don't think there is a zero-sum game between China and the United States," said Cui Tiankai, Chinese Ambassador to the United States, on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/21 20:52:11

China says new EU anti-dumping methodology "misleading"

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) Thursday voiced opposition to the European Union's new anti-dumping methodology, saying it was imposing "misleading" standards for enterprises.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/21 20:40:38

China sets international agendas by hosting series of multilateral events

By all accounts, 2017 was a breakout year for Chinese diplomacy. It was a year in which China earned a newfound global reputation as a gracious host of major global diplomatic events that offered both style and substance.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 20:28:39

China, Pakistan, Afghanistan foreign ministers to meet on development, security

Foreign ministers of China, Pakistan and Afghanistan will meet in Beijing next Tuesday for discussions on development and security, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/21 17:34:18