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China vows to respect Myanmar’s sovereignty

The Chinese foreign ministry on Wednesday vowed to respect Myanmar’s national sovereignty and independence, in response to reports that a Chinese bank had suspended the account of an ethnic armed group in Myanmar.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 22:23:40

Beijing refutes report on sea construction

A report on China’s plans to build an environmental monitoring station on Huangyan Island in the South China Sea is not true, a foreign ministry spokesperson said Wednesday in Beijing.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2017/3/22 22:23:40

Chinese premier arrives in Australia for official visit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in the Australian capital of Canberra Wednesday night for an official visit.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 21:32:06

Chinese premier says China, Australia should work together to counter global instability

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called on China and Australia to continue to work together and jointly help counter global instability through steady development and cooperation in a signed article published here Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 18:19:10

Police on full alert as China meets S. Korea on pitch amid tension

South Korea's national football team has expressed concern about security in China for a 2018 World Cup qualifier game amid tensions between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 15:28:39

Chinese premier leaves for official visits to Australia, New Zealand

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang left Beijing on Wednesday morning for official visits to Australia and New Zealand, accompanied by his wife Cheng Hong.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 9:37:55

China, Israel announce innovative comprehensive partnership

Chinese President Xi Jinping and visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced in Beijing on Tuesday an innovative comprehensive partnership between both countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 7:58:15

China eyes new impetus in ties with Australia, New Zealand

China hopes for new impetus for trade and investment cooperation and regional prosperity through the upcoming visit of Premier Li Keqiang to Australia and New Zealand.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 7:55:44

Commissioner's office of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong opens Facebook account

The Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region opened its official Facebook account on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 0:35:32

Partnership for the future

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Beijing on Tuesday, during which the two sides agreed to strengthen the “comprehensive innovative partnership” and boost mutual trust and cooperation in areas such as technology, agriculture and clean energy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/22 0:33:39

US seeks China’s goodwill

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's mention of "mutual respect" in dealing with China, which was criticized by the US media as a diplomatic concession, does not necessarily mean the US has changed its overall strategy on China, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 0:28:39

China to issue first overseas investment rules, identify priority industries

China is expected to issue its first regulation on overseas investments this year to guide Chinese investors and discourage risks and “irrational” investments.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 14:42:07

Chinese premier congratulates Dutch PM on parliamentary election victory

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday sent a congratulatory message to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on his party's victory in Wednesday's parliamentary elections.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/21 11:00:26

President Xi sets the pace on a better environment

China's improvements to its environment continue to go from strength to strength. Work is under way on the creation of nine national parks with a combined area of nearly 170,000 sq km, and this year China will formulate an overall plan for the national park system.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/21 10:45:36

China committed to safeguarding multilateral trade system: official

China is committed to safeguarding a multilateral trade system since the system gave enormous benefits to the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen said in Siem Reap Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/21 9:45:50

Defense chief in Sri Lanka for security cooperation

Chinese defense minister Chang Wanquan arrived in Sri Lanka Monday on the first stop of a two-nation tour which experts said will strengthen security and stability in the region. Chang will also visit Nepal.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 0:28:39

Israel PM boosts trade ties

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with 500 business leaders in Beijing on Monday during a visit to China that experts expect will enhance economic ties as the two sides speed up negotiations on a free trade deal.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 0:23:39

FM: China, US can avoid Thucydides Trap, Kindlerberger Trap

China and the United States can sidestep the Thucydides Trap and the Kindlerberger Trap and jointly chart bilateral ties from a long-term perspective, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Monday in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/21 0:21:34