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China, EU seek to inject momentum in recovery

The high-level leaders' meeting between China and the EU on Monday expressed the willingness for the two sides to continuously enhance mutual political trust amid coronavirus epidemic and the shadow of a US-instigated new cold war, paving the way for reaching a bilateral investment agreement in the coming months, as some observers forecast. China and the EU are not systematic rivals, Beijing and Brussels should put consensus above divergences on some issues such as Hong Kong and Xinjiang to fuel world's recovery in the post-epidemic era, they noted.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/23 1:13:40

Chinese president meets EU leaders via video link

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday met with President of the European Council Charles Michel and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen via video link.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/22 22:58:41

Nationalists of India 'blindly optimistic' over nation's military

The trilateral foreign ministers' video meeting including China, India and Russia, expected to take place on Tuesday, is anticipated to cool down recent China-India border tensions, while Indian media has given rolling coverage of India mobilizing its armed forces towards the frontline on its border in Ladakh.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/22 22:26:19

US would love to see tensions in Asia around Diaoyu Islands: expert

A Japanese local government's bill approved on Monday to change the administrative designation of the disputed Diaoyu Islands can't change China's sovereignty and control over the islands, as Chinese Coast Guard vessels still conducted patrol missions in the territorial waters of the islands the same day, experts said, noting that the bill would not affect the status quo much.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/22 20:50:27

Pompeo's accusation reflects Cold War mentality, spreads 'political virus': FM

Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Monday that China continues to oppose groundless accusations by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and urged him to stop spreading "political virus."
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/22 18:24:57

China-EU summit to restart cooperation, clear up issues in bilateral ties stemming from US, virus: analyst

Chinese and EU top leaders are set to kick off an annual summit on Monday, with the otherwise relatively steady bilateral relationship coming under serious pressure stemming from both internal disagreements on various issues, including the EU's stance on China's internal affairs in Hong Kong, as well as external complications posed by an ever destructive US and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/21 21:01:10

India knows 'it can't have a war with China'

After the border clash in the Galwan Valley, nationalism and hostility against China within India are rising sharply, while Chinese analysts and some reasonable voices inside India warned that New Delhi should cool down the nationalism at home.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/21 21:48:40

Trump calls COVID-19 kung flu during rally, trick of stoking hate to win election

US President Donald Trump again used racist term to call the COVID-19 " kung flu" on Saturday night at a rally despite the pandemic continues across the country, which expert said showed Trump's election trick - abandoning winning the minorities' support including that of Asian Americans, and using white anxiety and stoking their hate against minorities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/21 21:12:03

Who are fanning 'boycott China' campaign in India?

A boycott campaign in India targeting Chinese products and technology in the wake of a border clash between the two Asian giants is an angry outburst that won't do the coronavirus-hit Indian economy any favors, regional affairs watchers said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/19 22:53:40

Indian netizens easily inflamed by nationalism turn extreme amid border tensions

China-related hashtags and posts are trending on India's social media amid border tensions, with numerous posts containing insulting remarks and unsightly pictures reflecting negatively on China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/19 16:39:12

China provides new medical supplies to Sudan to bolster anti-coronavirus fight

The Chinese government on Thursday provided a new batch of medical supplies to Sudan to boost its efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/19 10:26:31

President Xi sends message to conference on Belt and Road int'l cooperation

China will work with its partners to develop the Belt and Road into a model of cooperation for meeting challenges through unity, President Xi Jinping said Thursday in a written message to the High-level Video Conference on Belt and Road International Cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/19 0:30:36

US continues to play Xinjiang card with bill despite high-level talks

US President Donald Trump signed a so-called Uygur bill on Wednesday, which defames human rights situation in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and potentially slaps more sanctions on Chinese companies and officials over Xinjiang-related issues. The move was made the day China's senior diplomat Yang Jiechi met US Secretary Mike Pompeo in Hawaii at the latter's request, and shattered the previous anticipation of softening strained ties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/18 23:03:40

India should be cautious about West instigation: analysts

The recent border clash, the biggest military confrontation between China and India in four decades that led to casualties on both sides, has brought the past flashpoint Galwan Valley into the spotlight.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/18 22:08:40

State Councilor Yang Jiechi meets US secretary Mike Pompeo

At the invitation of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi held talks with him in Hawaii on Tuesday and Wednesday. The two sides exchanged ideas on China-US ties and international issues of shared concern.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/18 11:09:54

China firmly opposes Xinjiang-related bill signed by Trump

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday expressed China's strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to a Xinjiang-related bill signed by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Source: CGTN | 2020/6/18 10:24:00

Chinese company Shandong Hi-Speed builds expressway in western Serbia

Chinese construction company Shandong Hi-Speed started the construction of an expressway in western Serbia on Wednesday at a groundbreaking ceremony attended by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/18 9:22:23

Bizarre bills against China stack up in the US Congress amid COVID-19 pandemic, showing US' last attempt before losing hegemony

Bills to confront China have been piling up in the US Congress in the past months amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which experts said is reflective of unrealistic yet radical appeals to contain China. Such attempts are made regardless of the sacrifices to the China-US relationships and people-to-people exchanges.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/6/18 3:49:57