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Chinese diplomats on social media an inevitable trend

Chinese diplomats abroad are using Twitter to speak for and defend their country
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/30 17:58:43

Xi's special envoy attends Micronesian presidential inauguration

Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy Yang Chuantang on Monday attended the inauguration ceremony for President David W. Panuelo of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/30 15:20:40

Low expectations for China-US trade talks

As top Chinese and US trade negotiators prepared for their first round of talks in over two months on Tuesday, expectations of a breakthrough in resolving their bitter trade tussle that has dragged on over a year and weighed on economic growth in both countries are low as major sticking points remain and US bullying tactics continue unabated.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/29 22:28:41

China, ASEAN read South China Sea code of conduct

China and Southeast Asian countries completed a first reading of the draft code of conduct (COC) on the South China Sea ahead of the July 29-August 3 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) foreign ministers meeting in Bangkok, prompting Chinese experts to hail this as an important step toward consensus and laying the foundation for further talks.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/29 20:43:40

Special treatment for developing members in WTO should be safeguarded: Foreign Ministry

The principle of special and differential treatment for developing members in the World Trade Organization (WTO) should be safeguarded, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/30 7:36:37

Developing country delegates at law conference back China, condemn 'certain countries'

Delegates to an academic conference on international law in Beijing stressed multilateralism and cooperation among developing countries against an undermining of international rules by countries including the US through actions like unilateral sanctions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/29 18:33:39

Senior CPC official meets French Communist Party delegation

Huang Kunming, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, met with a delegation of the French Communist Party (PCF) on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/29 9:26:21

JCPOA signatories reaffirm commitment to Iran nuclear deal: Chinese delegate

The remaining Iran nuclear deal signatories reaffirmed their commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and criticized the United States for its unilateral sanctions during a meeting here on Sunday, according to a Chinese delegate.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/29 9:06:24

Chinese Embassy in Cairo celebrates 92nd anniversary of PLA founding

The Chinese Embassy in Cairo hosted a ceremony on Sunday evening to celebrate the 92nd anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), which falls on Aug. 1.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/29 7:32:19

Fifty ambassadors throw weight behind China on Xinjiang

As of 6 pm on Friday (Geneva local time), 50 Ambassadors to the UNOG co-signed a joint letter to the president of the UN Human Rights Council and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, positively evaluating the human rights developments in China's Uyghur Autonomous Region. The figure is 13 more than the original 37 countries which sent the letter on July 12.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/27 9:48:32

Main section of China-Laos Railway bridge over Mekong River completed early

With the concrete beam of the last span over Mekong River put in place, the main section of Luang Prabang cross-Mekong River railway bridge has been completed on Sunday, seven months ahead of schedule.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/28 23:03:40

Cancelation of award-winning movie for 'technical reasons' upsets Chinese moviegoers

Many Chinese internet users reacted with bafflement at the cancelation for "technical reasons" of Parasite, an award-winning South Korean movie on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/28 18:48:40

China, Tunisia eye further cooperation under BRI

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed met with Song Tao, head of the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), on Friday in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/28 13:32:06

China, Russia vow to strengthen cooperation, promote world stability

Chinese and Russian foreign ministers on Friday expressed the willingness to strengthen practical cooperation of their countries while vowing to maintain stability of the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/28 10:25:42

Xi sends congratulatory letter to Kubuqi International Desert Forum

Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the 7th Kubuqi International Desert Forum, which opened Saturday in the city of Ordos in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/27 12:13:54

Chinese FM says BRICS cooperation a strategic choice, urges bigger BRICS role in world affairs

The rise of emerging markets and developing countries, represented by the BRICS countries, has bolstered a more multi-polar world, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/27 21:27:13

Chinese trains double passenger capacity in Cuba

Barely 10 days after being put into service, Chinese-built trains have more than doubled passenger capacity along the key route linking the easternmost town of southeast province of Guantanamo with Cuba's capital Havana.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/27 14:41:14

China to advance ties with Brazil to new level: FM

China is willing to advance the comprehensive strategic partnership with Brazil to a new level, said visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi here on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/27 9:19:58