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China calls for mutual respect in strengthening relations with US

China and the United States, as two permanent members of the UN Security Council, should enhance mutual trust and strengthen dialogue and cooperation on the basis of mutual respect, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/7 9:26:46

China, Indonesia to enhance cooperation

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi here on Sunday as the two sides agreed to enhance cooperation for better bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/7 9:25:51

China urges S. Korea to make efforts to revamp relationship

China urges South Korea to stop further deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) and make efforts to improve their relations by removing the stumbling block between them, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/7 9:20:07

China, ASEAN approve sea code

The approval of the framework of the Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea marks an important achievement for China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in jointly managing their differences and easing tensions in the disputed waters, Chinese experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/6 23:23:40

China prepares for Trump visit: foreign minister

China is preparing for US President Donald Trump’s visit to the country within this year, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday in Manila.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/6 23:23:39

China, Russia to maintain close communications on Korean Peninsula issue

China and Russia vowed on Sunday to maintain close communications with each other on the Korean Peninsula issue, saying the two countries hold highly consistent attitudes toward it.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/6 22:43:36

China urges nations not to neglect six-party talks as UN Security Council slaps new sanctions on N.Korea

China stressed Sunday that sanctions on North Korea and the resumption of six-party talks are both important and should not be neglected, following the unanimous approval by the UN Security Council on Saturday of a sanctions resolution on the North Korea on its most recent missile tests.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/6 22:03:39

China, ASEAN agree to build higher level of strategic partnership

China and ASEAN nations on Sunday expressed satisfaction with the achievements made in their strategic partnership during the last 15 years and agreed to further enhance cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/6 21:12:52

ASEAN agrees to China's proposed initiatives to kickstart formal negotiations on COC

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed on Sunday to China's proposed initiatives that will pave the way for launching formal negotiations on an actual Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea, a spokesman of the Philippines said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/6 19:28:19

Proposed plan for Filipino household helpers to work in China could boost ties, say experts

Officials have yet to verify widespread media reports of a plan that would allow Filipino maids and other domestic workers to be employed legally in Chinese cities such as Beijing and Shanghai for higher salaries.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/6 19:18:39

China satisfied with relations with ASEAN, situation in South China Sea "stabilized remarkably": Chinese FM

China is satisfied with the achievements in relations between China and ASEAN and the situation in the South China Sea has "stabilized remarkably" in the past year, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in Manila on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/6 19:18:06

Chinese FM urges DPRK, US, S. Korea to exercise restraint, make right choices

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday called on both the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), and the United States and South Korea to exercise restraint and make right choices.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/6 16:31:36

China, ASEAN FMs approve framework of code of conduct in South China Sea

Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China have approved the framework of Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/6 16:31:00

New Security Council resolution aims to stem chaos and conflict on Korean Peninsula: Chinese envoy

The new UN Security Council resolution that imposes tougher sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is all about preventing chaos and conflict on the Korean Peninsula, said Chinese ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/6 9:26:43

Pope, China 'have a very good relation': Vatican bishop

Pope Francis loves China and the pontiff and China "have a very good relation", said the chancellor of the Vatican's Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS) who is attending a conference on organ transplantation in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/5 13:27:51

Truths about Indian troops' illegal entry into Chinese territory

On June 18, Indian border troops crossed the China-India boundary in the Sikkim Sector at the Duo Ka La (Doka La) pass and advanced more than 100 meters into Chinese territory.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/5 8:12:08

Military clashes possible as border standoff drags on: expert

China will not allow the military standoff between China and India in Doklam to last for too long, and there may be a small-scale military operation to expel Indian troops within two weeks, Chinese experts said after six ministries and institutions made remarks on the incident within the past 24 hours.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/4 23:08:40

South China Sea, North Korea set to talk agenda at ASEAN meetings

Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their counterparts from other Asian and Pacific nations will meet in the Philippines from Sunday to Tuesday to tackle regional issues.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/4 23:08:40