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Chinese, Spanish leaders exchange congratulatory messages on 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations

Chinese President Xi Jinping exchanged congratulatory messages with King Felipe VI of Spain on Friday to mark the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/10 7:30:41

Xi, Trump discuss Korean Peninsula, bilateral relations over phone

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart, Donald Trump, on Friday discussed the situation on the Korean Peninsula and bilateral relations via phone.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/10 7:19:52

China calls on US, NK to show political courage

China said it welcomes a meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, urging them to show "political courage" to reduce tensions, and analysts said that China's role is irreplaceable for the current achievement and future development of the Korean Peninsula issue.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/10 1:03:39

Belt and Road Initiative injects new impetus into globalization: Chinese ambassador

The Belt and Road Initiative promotes interconnections among the developed countries, developing countries and emerging countries most widely, and injects new impetus into globalization, a Chinese diplomat said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/10 0:39:30

China to protect own rights against US tariffs: MOFCOM

China will take effective measures to firmly safeguard its legitimate rights and interests after the US announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, a Chinese Ministry of Commerce official said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/9 19:08:39

Ethiopian expert defends China-Africa cooperation against Tillerson's claim

Beijing is a better partner for Africa than Washington because Chinese investment has improved people's lives here, an Ethiopian expert said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/9 11:28:11

CISA firmly opposes the US tariff on steel imports

China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) said on Friday that it firmly opposes the US' decision to impose tariffs reaching toward 25 percent on steel imports, in response to the US President Donald Trump's proclamations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/9 9:26:37

Bangladeshi president hopes for new high in Bangladesh-China ties

Bangladeshi President Abdul Hamid has spoken highly of the relations between Bangladesh and China, hoping for a new high to be achieved in their ties in the future.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/9 8:51:14

China's development does not threaten others: senior military officer

A senior Chinese military officer on Thursday defended the proposed rise of China's annual defense budget against a new round of "China threat theory."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/9 8:47:33

China champions peace, development, will not replace US

China on Thursday gave outsiders an inside look at how the country intends to tackle diplomacy as its global influence grows.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/9 8:45:18

Tillerson's words about China-Africa relationship inappropriate: Russian FM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday that the United States does not have authority to criticize the relationship that China has with African countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/9 8:43:54

Trump ignores China's efforts to pursue trade balance: economists

US President Donald Trump's Twitter request that China reduce its trade surplus is unrealistic and unreasonable, which ignores China's on-going efforts to expand US imports to alleviate the trade imbalance, Chinese experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 23:03:41

Sino-Russian rail bridge to be completed this year

The construction of the Sino-Russian Tongjiang-Nizhneleninskoye railway bridge is expected to be completed this year together with other cross-border infrastructure programs aimed at enhancing China's connectivity with Russia and central Europe and central Asia, senior officials of Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 23:03:40

US should respect S.Korea's wishes, seek out talks with N.Korea: observer

Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday urged the US and North Korea to talk as soon as possible after Pyongyang showed a rare willingness to halt nuclear programs if its national security were assured.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 22:53:40

Chinese ministry handles over 70,000 consular protection cases in 2017

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Thursday his ministry handled more than 70,000 cases of consular protection last year, amid enhanced efforts to ensure rights and interests of Chinese nationals overseas.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/8 21:02:29

Time to bury 'China threat theory': FM

It is time to lay the "China threat theory" to rest as China's development brings opportunities and benefits to foreign countries, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 20:08:39

High-level business summit in Australia eyes new opportunities in China

Although Australia has a resource-based economy with mining and agriculture at the forefront of the country's past successes, business leaders are continuing to search for new opportunities to sustain growth and compete in the ever changing economic landscape.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/8 17:21:24

China's poverty reduction effort sets example for Sri Lanka, world, says expert

China's successful poverty alleviation program is an ideal example to follow in reducing poverty levels in Sri Lanka, an association head said here Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/8 17:12:11