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Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark starts visit to Fiji

The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark, which is on Mission Harmony-2018, arrived on Thursday in the Fijian capital city of Suva, beginning an eight-day goodwill visit and providing humanitarian medical service in Fiji.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 23:03:40

China should 'strike back' at US Senate bill

China should prepare to strike back at the US with countermeasures, even a showdown, to quash US interference in cross-Straits ties, Chinese experts warned after the US Senate passed a defense bill that would improve Taiwan's self-defense capabilities by expanding joint training.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/2 22:58:41

ASEAN agrees on basis for talks

China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are fully capable of safeguarding peace and stability in the South China Sea, and negotiating regional rules that will be accepted and followed by all, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in Singapore on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/2 22:58:40

Urgent: China, ASEAN arrive at single draft negotiating text of Code of Conduct in South China Sea

China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have arrived at a single draft negotiating text of the Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 17:38:28

Chinese, Singaporean foreign ministers agree to uphold multilateralism, free trade

The visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Wednesday that China is willing to cooperate with Singapore to send clear messages of adhering to multilateralism and fighting against unilateralism and trade protectionism.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 12:16:51

China vows to expand ties with incoming Zimbabwean gov't

China on Wednesday hailed the peaceful election in Zimbabwe and vowed to expand ties with the incoming government for mutual benefit of the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 8:04:42

China, Cambodia vow to uphold multilateralism

China and Cambodia Wednesday vowed to jointly uphold multilateralism to maintain peace and stability in the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 8:04:06

Chinese state councilor, Lao FM meet on boosting bilateral relations

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith Wednesday in Singapore, where he was scheduled to attend a series of foreign minister meetings.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 8:03:11

China, Norway pledge to maintain rule-based global free trade system

China and Norway Wednesday pledged to joint hands to maintain the rule-based global free trade system.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/2 8:02:50

US unilateral threat and pressure to be counterproductive: FM spokesperson

The threat and pressure of further tariffs from the United States can only be counterproductive, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/1 23:52:05

PLA hands over emergency relief to Laos during drill

The "Peace Train-2018" China-Laos humanitarian medical rescue joint exercise ended Tuesday, during which the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) handed over emergency relief to the Lao side.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/1 23:08:40

US 'insincere' in defusing trade war

Mixed signals from the US, including an attempt to restart trade talks with China while spiking tariffs on Chinese imports from 10 to 25 percent, are Trump administration strategies to "test China's bottom line," even as it shows little sincerity in helping defuse the heightened bilateral trade row, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 23:03:40

Malaysian Prime Minister backs Belt and Road initiative

Malaysia stands ready to participate in the Belt and Road initiative, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said at a meeting in Kuala Lumpur with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday, and hailed the initiative for providing common development and prosperity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/1 22:23:39

Common interests shared by China, Malaysia far outweigh differences: Chinese FM

The common interests shared by China and Malaysia far outweigh the "very few differences" between the two countries, said visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/1 7:35:27

China, Malaysia willing to deepen friendly cooperation

China is willing to maintain friendly policies towards Malaysia to deepen cooperation and benefit people of both countries, said visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday when meeting with his Malaysian counterpart Saifuddin Abdullah.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/1 7:26:54

UAE, China to boost academic exchanges, cooperation

China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday pledged to enhance bilateral academic exchanges and cooperation in a bid to elevate the bilateral ties to a higher level.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/1 7:26:17

Positive outcomes still possible on suspended projects as Chinese FM Wang Yi heads to Malaysia: expert

Negotiations over suspended multi-billion dollar connectivity projects are "almost inevitable" and positive outcomes can still be expected, a Chinese expert said as Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Malaysia on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/31 22:43:40

Humanitarian mission

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy hospital ship Peace Ark holds a flag-raising ceremony on Tuesday in the South Pacific Ocean to celebrate the 91st anniversary of the founding of the PLA (on August 1). After leaving Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang Province on June 28, the Peace Ark visited Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu, having provided medical assistance to more than 10,000 people.
Source: VCG | 2018/7/31 23:18:40