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China, US maintain contact on exchanges between presidents: FM spokesperson

China and the United States are maintaining close contact on exchanges between their presidents and at other levels, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/15 9:41:49

Xi-Trump meeting to ‘ensure stability’

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Tuesday China and the US are working on a summit between the presidents of the two countries, after US media reported President Xi Jinping is set to meet with his US counterpart Donald Trump, possibly as early as next month.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/15 0:23:39

China-South Korea match to be ‘purely a football event’

The upcoming World Cup qualifier in Changsha, Central China’s Hunan Province will be purely a sporting event between the Chinese national football team and their South Korean counterpart, said a senior Chinese football commentator.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 21:28:39

Cruise operators remove calls to S.Korean ports amid THAAD row

Several major cruise travel companies operating business in China, including Italian Costa Cruises, are removing calls to South Korean ports, amid a standoff between China and South Korea over Seoul’s determination to deploy the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 21:28:39

China to build 2 rehab centers in Mindanao

China will help the Philippines build two drug rehabilitation centers in the southern island of Mindanao, a sign of its support to the drug campaign of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 20:58:39

Japan to send largest warship to S.China Sea: report

Japan reportedly plans to send its largest warship through the South China Sea, a move that Chinese experts said would demonstrate Japan’s determination to interfere in the maritime disputes.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 20:58:39

Belt, Road forum to boost initiative

Chinese experts said the upcoming Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in May in Beijing will further internationalize and institutionalize the Belt and Road initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 20:53:39

Profile: Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia is scheduled to pay a state visit to China from March 15 to March 18 at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/14 14:22:47

China's participation in Chile meeting intended for free trade, not TPP

China's participation in a meeting among countries signed up for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and South Korea shows its resolve to promote free trade, especially at a time of sluggish global economic recovery coupled with growing protectionism.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/14 12:15:20

China's Belt and Road Initiative exciting, transformational: world renowned economist

World renowned economist and coiner of the term "BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China)" Jim O'Neill has said China's Belt and Road initiative could "completely transform" the global economic outlook for the better.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/14 10:07:19

Chinese ambassador hails Britain's role in building new Silk Road

Chinese Ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming on Monday spoke highly of the British role in helping build the Belt and Road (B&R) to revive the ancient Silk Road.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/14 7:38:24

US, S.Korean exercises to raise tensions

South Korean and US forces on Monday kicked off their joint military exercise codenamed Key Resolve, which experts said will worsen the tense situation in Northeast Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 0:13:39

Woman arrested after broadcasting her vandalism at Lotte supermarket

A woman in Shenyang, Northeast China’s Liaoning Province has been put under police investigation after broadcasting live her damaging of products in a local Lotte Mart supermarket on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 21:43:39

Chinese teacher killed in Myanmar

Chinese experts said skilled negotiators are needed aside from strong policies in Myanmar’s peace process, after a Chinese volunteer teacher was killed during armed clashes in Kokang region, northern Myanmar on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 21:03:39

Chinese embassy repeats demand for halt of controversial German T-shirt sales

The Chinese Embassy in Germany has again called on a German online retailer to apologize and stop selling T-shirts with slogans insulting Chinese.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/13 13:48:12

China warns US of trade war rhetoric

Chinese officials have warned of a trade war if the US ignores WTO rulings, citing a US trade agenda that could ignore certain WTO rulings and unilaterally impose tariffs on China and other countries.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 0:58:39

THAAD will hurt Seoul’s trade surplus

Due to South Korea’s decision to deploy the US missile defense system, the South Korean economy will bear the brunt of China’s tough response, and its trade surplus with China might heavily shrink or even disappear in the long run, experts warned.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/12 23:13:40

China commerce minister says Philippines visit fruitful

Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan said Saturday that his recent visit to the Philippines reaped fruitful results in deepening trade and investment cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/11 22:48:12