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Chinese Vice Premier attends groundbreaking ceremony for traditional Chinese medicine center in Budapest

Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong attended Sunday the groundbreaking ceremony for a new building of the Semmelweis University's Faculty of Health Sciences in Budapest, the capital of Hungary.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/19 9:02:20

Chinese-born US forensic scientist in hunt for missing Chinese student

A Chinese-born American forensic scientist has reportedly been drafted in to help with the hunt for a missing Chinese research student.
Source: China Plus | 2017/6/18 16:31:58

Advanced PLA navy ship to join joint drill with Russia

One of China's most advanced guided-missile destroyers will participate in a joint naval drill for the first time.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/18 15:33:39

China to pursue peace talks to promote settlement of Syria conflict: envoy

China has been keeping in touch with concerned parties in Syria in order to achieve a political settlement to the country's long-standing conflict through peace negotiations, a Chinese envoy said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/18 11:15:46

President Xi congratulates BRICS Games

Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the 2017 BRICS Games which opened in Guangzhou on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/17 22:48:52

AIIB may consider lower-carbon infrastructure projects, raising concerns

Concerns were raised after the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)'s energy strategy, unveiled Friday, did not rule out funding coal-based infrastructure projects, though it said it is committed to both the Paris Agreement and UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/17 17:57:53

Infrastructure funding gap requires cooperation among bankers, investors and MDBs

While Asia suffers a funding gap in infrastructure, financial institutions should cooperate to develop risk-sharing mechanisms and allocate resources for bankable projects, representatives said at the 2nd annual meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Jeju, South Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/17 12:27:43

China-Pakistan Study Center opened in Islamabad

Pakistan's Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz on Friday inaugurated the China-Pakistan Study Center (CPSC) in Islamabad to produce high quality studies.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/17 7:33:14

American officials’ accusations aimed at pressing Beijing ahead of dialogue: experts

Chinese experts said that all important topics will be on the agenda of the inaugural China-US Diplomatic and Security Dialogue, and that the unfriendly remarks of some US officials about China before the dialogue are aimed at gaining a bargaining chip.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/17 0:08:40

Chinese NGOs hold sideline meeting on human rights, poverty reduction in Geneva

A group of Chinese non-governmental organizations (NGOs) Friday held a sideline meeting during the 35th session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council here themed "Promotion of Human Rights: Role of Poverty Eradication."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 22:56:18

China, US to hold first diplomatic and security dialogue in Washington

China and the United States will hold their first diplomatic and security dialogue next Wednesday in Washington D.C., a Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 21:38:33

China, Pakistan vow to jointly fight terrorism

China and Pakistan on Friday agreed to improve security and anti-terrorism cooperation, to guarantee the construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 21:37:33

China welcomes signs of goodwill on Korean Peninsula

China Friday welcomed positive signals from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 21:36:50

Cuban parliament leader to visit China

President of Cuba's National Assembly Esteban Lazo Hernandez will visit China from June 18 to 23 at the invitation of Chinese top legislator Zhang Dejiang.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 18:30:35

AIIB chief vows to help tackle infrastructure gap, climate change

Chief of the China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) vowed Friday to help tackle major challenges of infrastructure gap and climate change by investing in infrastructure and other productive sectors.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 16:47:35

AIIB approves membership of Argentina, Madagascar, Tonga

The China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Friday approved the membership of Argentina, the Republic of Madagascar and the Kingdom of Tonga at its second annual meeting of governors.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 16:46:25

AIIB approves 3 new members at 2nd annual meeting

The China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Friday approved the membership of Argentina, the Republic of Madagascar and the Kingdom of Tonga at its second annual meeting of governors.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 16:44:05

AIIB approves 3 new members at 2nd annual meeting

The board of governors of the China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Friday approved three countries, including Argentina, the Republic of Madagascar and the Kingdom of Tonga, as their new members.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 15:12:16