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EU report tarnishing China and Russia as spreaders of viral misinformation slammed by Chinese FM

Anyone without bias and prejudice should be clear about who really is the biggest creator and spreader of misinformation concerning the COVID-19 pandemic, and the false accusation against China over the issue is itself part of this misinformation, said the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/11 17:36:26

Preposterous Harvard paper used as ammunition to spread fake info to attack China: FM

The Harvard paper which claims the virus had circulated in Wuhan since last autumn is laughable, but the agenda behind it is not, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson said a second time to rebuke the paper, indicating it was deliberately manipulated misinformation to attack China, and should be condemned by international society.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/11 17:27:48

China releases human rights reports over US failure to handle COVID-19 epidemic

As the number of coronavirus infections in the US passes 2 million, and the country is thrown into total chaos by protests against racial discrimination, China has published Human Rights reports revealing how deep-rooted problems in the US have been highlighted by COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/11 13:38:40

China a victim not instigator of disinformation: Chinese Mission to EU

China, as a victim of disinformation, has always opposed the creation and spread of disinformation by any people or organization, said the Chinese Commission to the EU on Wednesday, in response to the EU's joint communication claiming China has been engaged in targeted influence operations and disinformation campaigns amid the pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/11 12:39:00

China provides anti-coronavirus medical aid to Libya

The Chinese Embassy to Libya said on Wednesday that a shipment of Chinese medical aid will reach Libya in a few days to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/11 9:14:20

China extends condolences over passing of Burundian president

Nkurunziza was a good friend to the Chinese people as he was devoted to the cause of China-Burundi friendship and contributed greatly to deepening bilateral all-weather partnership, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said.
Source: Xnihua | 2020/6/11 9:10:56

Chinese netizens unhappy at US decision to reopen Wuhan consulate

Chinese netizens said they do not welcome the US' decision to reopen its consulate in Wuhan, five months after it suspended operations amid the COVID-19 outbreak, given the continuing rising trend of coronavirus cases in the US and its politicians' repeated "vicious slanders" against China on coronavirus related issues.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/10 10:37:18

China to increase intl flights amid rising demand

China's top civil aviation regulator said on Wednesday that it would increase the number of flights from certain countries that meet specific anti-viral requirements and related criteria, as the demand for business and other travel back to China is skyrocketing due to an accelerating pace of work resumption following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/10 20:28:40

US expelling Chinese telecom firms 'political poison' to world business

Chinese experts said US efforts to revoke the business licenses of three State-owned Chinese telecommunications firms in the country are "political poison" that undermines the global business environment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/10 22:28:40

Australian institute slammed for hyping up anti-China issues

The Chinese Foreign Ministry slammed an Australian institute for spearheading anti-China forces and fabricating various anti-China issues, after it released a paper claiming that China is strengthening influence over the international community.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/10 20:53:40

China, India move to reduce tensions along border: FM

China and India have taken steps to reduce tensions along the border in accordance with the consensus they reached, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying said at a press conference on Wednesday, in responds to questions on the withdrawal of troops along the border, where a standoff had reportedly taken place in recent days.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/10 19:53:40

Pompeo slammed for chiding HSBC's support of HK national security law

Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday bashed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for sowing discord and stirring up trouble over issues involving China's decision on the national security legislation in Hong Kong, calling some US politicians for being narrow-minded and ridiculous in dividing people around the world into only two types: those attacking China along with the US and those under the coercion of China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/10 17:43:53

Evidence of Aussie racism mounts

Australian universities' and officials' denials of racism as an argument against a Chinese education alert shows that they are blind to abundant evidence online, and students reached by the Global Times said they agree with the warning and are reconsidering their study plans.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/10 20:20:52

UK should abandon double standards on Hong Kong: FM spokesperson

What kind of freedom did the UK give to Hong Kong during its 156 years of colonialism, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying asked Tuesday at a press conference in response to the UK's expression of concern over the freedom of Hong Kong residents following the approval of the introduction of the new national security law.
Source: | 2020/6/10 1:46:44

PLA Su-30 fighter jets edge near Taiwan as US military aircraft flies through the island

The island of Taiwan's defense authority said fighter jets of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) approached the island on Tuesday, the day a US military aircraft flew over the island that's bound to further raise cross-Straits tensions following a series of US arms sales to the island, and a US warship transit through the Taiwan Straits.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/9 18:13:40

Chinese students warned of racial attacks in Australia

China's education authority issued an alert on Tuesday, warning Chinese students of the rising racial discrimination and the lingering coronavirus risks in Australia.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/10 0:08:40

Talks pave way for China-EU investment treaty

The 10th round of China-EU high level strategic dialogue was held on Tuesday where the two sides discussed bilateral relations and matters of shared interest, which analysts believe will pave the way for the China-EU Summit and an investment treaty, setting the tone for pragmatic cooperation as Europe carefully navigates through China-US confrontations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/9 23:58:40

China will precisely retaliate against Czech Republic Senate speaker who plans to visit Taiwan

The speaker of the Czech Republic's Senate announced on Tuesday that he will visit China's Taiwan, a move which shows support for the separatist Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities on the island, despite warnings from the Chinese mainland and a recommendation from his own government that he not take the trip. Analysts said China's retaliation should precisely hit politicians who provoke China's sovereignty and avoid harming innocent Czech companies in China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/9 22:49:24