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Indian hawks, biased media, right-wing political groups should stay rational amid China-India border

The clash between China and India in the Galwan Valley on the border that reportedly led to the deaths of 20 Indian soldiers has reignited anti-China sentiment in India and a wave of "de-Sinicization" among Indian citizens. Some of India's hawkish politicians and media have also hyped up the conflict.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/6/18 2:01:16

China-Africa friendship solid

China and African countries vowed to strengthen joint efforts in battling COVID-19 at a China-Africa summit on Wednesday, as the African continent faces increasing infections and China deals with a resurfacing of the epidemic, which indicate a protracted fight against the virus. Experts said that the summit demonstrates the unshakable China-African friendships despite previous bumps and some Western countries trying to sow dissent. China will always be the biggest supporter of African countries' development, especially during the post-pandemic era.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/18 1:13:40

Full text: Xi Jinping's speech at Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday delivered a speech titled "Defeating COVID-19 with Solidarity and Cooperation" at the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19 via video conference from Beijing, calling for more efforts to mobilize necessary resources, stick together in collaboration, and do whatever it takes to protect people's lives and health and minimize the fallout of COVID-19.
Source: CGTN | 2020/6/17 23:32:55

China urges India to investigate border incident

China urged India to thoroughly investigate the incident occurring in the border region, punish harshly the personnel responsible and strictly discipline its military forces in the area to prevent any provocative acts, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi told the Indian foreign minister during a phone call on Wednesday regarding the Monday border confrontation that caused casualties on both sides in the Galwan Valley.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 22:23:40

Chinese, US diplomats set to meet

China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were reportedly due to meet in the US state of Hawaii on Wednesday, which would be the first meeting between such senior officials since the two nations signed the phase one trade deal in January.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 22:33:40

Chinese FM, Indian external affairs minister talk on phone over border conflicts

Chinese FM, Indian external affairs minister talk on phone over border conflicts 
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 18:52:38

'Soft landing' expected for China-India border clash: analysts

The latest border conflicts between China and India will likely see a "soft landing" just like many previous ones, despite the deadly clash on Monday, as both countries have kept a clear and careful mind to keep all frictions in check, which was highlighted by both sides' restrained statements and the fact that both countries' troops did not use guns, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 18:23:22

Travel, education alert over risk of racist attacks in Australia based on facts: Chinese FM

It is the duty and obligation of the Chinese government to protect the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese citizens and Chinese students by issuing travel safety alerts and early warnings for study in Australia based on the facts of the prevalence of violence against Chinese there, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 17:57:25

China, India are resolving border clashes through diplomatic, military channels: Chinese FM

The Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday that China and India are in close communication on resolving the border issues through diplomatic and military channels, after a fatal encounter, which Chinese experts called the most severe situation China and India have experienced along the border in decades, broke out on Monday between the two countries' border defense troops in the Galwan Valley.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 17:14:29

China, India in close communication over border conflicts: FM

China and India are in close communication on resolving relevant issues through both diplomatic and military channels, Chinese Foreign Minsitry spokesperson said on Wednesday on the recent border conflicts between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/17 15:57:54

Chinese government donates 6th batch of anti-COVID-19 medical supplies to Pakistan

The Chinese government on Tuesday donated the sixth batch of anti-COVID-19 medical supplies to Pakistan at the Islamabad International Airport to help the country fight against the pandemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/17 10:24:01

Chinese foundation donates COVID-19 testing equipment to Greece

China's Mammoth Foundation has donated key laboratory testing equipment for COVID-19 to Greece to assist the country's fight against the pandemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/17 10:21:34

West's 'debt trap' allegation against China an insult to Africa: AU ambassador

As the COVID-19 rages around the world taking a heavy toll and joint global efforts are urgently needed to battle the ruthless virus, some Western media outlets and politicians are using the pandemic to taint China's image and sabotage its international relations by focusing their anti-China campaign on China-Africa relations.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/6/17 1:29:14

China urges India to restrain

In an event that Chinese experts call the most severe situation China and India have experienced along the border in decades, a fatal physical clash broke out on Monday between the two countries' border defense troops in the Galwan Valley.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/16 23:03:40

'Foreigners with valid visas and residence permits will be denied entry' a rumor: FM

The Chinese Foreign Ministry dismissed rumors that the ministry ruled "all foreigners with valid visas and residence permits will be denied entry from Monday," reminding all media outlets to screen and verify information online to avoid spreading fake news.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/6/16 23:17:47

Brazil joins China in quest for vaccine

Brazil and other countries including Malaysia, Canada and the UK will join China's efforts to strengthen global cooperation in COVID-19 vaccine trials, as the Institute Butantan in Brazil plans to cooperate in Phase III clinical trials for an inactivated COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by a Chinese company.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/16 21:54:42

HSBC could face legal consequences in China for colluding with US in Huawei: legal experts

New arguments raised by lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou in Canada further indicate that London-based lender HSBC was an accomplice of the US in Meng's case.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/16 21:43:40

PLA Western Theater Command urges Indian army to stop provocative action on border

The PLA Western Theater Command spokesperson said Tuesday Indian troops again crossed the line of actual control in the Galwan Valley region and purposefully launched provocative attacks, leading to severe clashes and casualties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/16 20:27:07