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China, Russia join hands to protect Siberian tigers, Amur leopards

Two Chinese and Russian national reserves recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), pledging to beef up cooperation in the protection of Siberian tigers and Amur leopards and in national park management.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 8:51:48

Extradition process begins for Huawei exec in Canada

Canada's move to commence the extradition process of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou reflects the lack of political wisdom of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Chinese analysts said, noting that China and Huawei will not give up trying to rescue Meng.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/3 23:08:39

Tsai's Japan courtship will 'fall'

Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen's “fawning” on Japan to win votes will “likely fall on stony ground,” experts noted, after Tsai brazenly claimed that she aims to “cooperate” with Japan on security issues.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/3 21:48:40

Interview: China eyes further cooperation with US on relic preservation, says senior official

China is willing to cooperate further with the United States in relics repatriation and protection, so as to promote a win-win and fair model for the international community at large, a senior Chinese official in charge of relic preservation said recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/3 11:17:19

China interested in Lebanon's infrastructure projects: envoy

Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon Wang Kejian said Saturday that China is open to participating in infrastructure projects in northern Lebanon.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/3 7:37:48

Interview: Belt and Road Initiative can benefit all, Piraeus port a good example: experts

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) can benefit all countries, all peoples, and Piraeus port project in Greece is a good example, two Chinese experts told Xinhua on the sidelines of the fourth annual Delphi Economic Forum running to Sunday here.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/3 7:35:37

Progress in China-US economic, trade consultations welcome: spokesperson

The positive progress in the latest round of China-U.S. economic and trade consultations is welcome, a spokesperson for the national political advisory body said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/2 16:35:11

China calls for immediate release of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, reaffirms political nature of the case

China on Saturday called for the immediate release of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou and slammed the case as a “serious political event” after Canada began the process of extraditing Meng to the US on Friday.
Source: Li Ruohan and Chen Qingqing | 2019/3/2 12:14:02

China opposes extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou

Canada should stop meddling in the case of Meng Wanzhou due to its political nature, and the decision to proceed with her extradition is a misstep by Canadian authorities, according to officials and lawyers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/2 6:49:52

Remarks of the Spokespers on of the Chinese Embassy in Canadaon the Issuance of Authority to Proceed by the Department of Justice Canada on the case of Meng Wanzhou

The Chinese side is utterly dissatisfied with and firmly opposes the issuance of Authority to Proceed by the Department of Justice Canada on the case of Meng Wanzhou. This is not a merely judicial case, but a political persecution against a Chinese high-tech enterprise.
Source: Embassy of China in Canada | 2019/3/2 4:22:04

Chinese FM urges common ground on NK sanctions relief

North Korea denied it asked for complete sanctions removal in an early morning press conference in Hanoi Friday, following the abrupt end of the talks between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump, in direct contravention of Trump's remarks late Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/1 22:43:40

Chinese State Councilor meets senior French diplomat, former US official

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held separate meetings with diplomatic adviser to French President Philippe Etienne and former U.S. official Susan Shirk in Beijing Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/1 10:47:10

Chinese commerce official calls on EU to be open, inclusive

A Chinese commerce official on Thursday called on the European Union to adopt an open and inclusive attitude towards foreign companies and create an open, transparent and convenient business environment for them.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/28 22:40:05

AIIB signs rural roads project worth 455 mln USD with India's southern state

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the government of India on Thursday signed a 455-million-US-dollar loan to finance a rural roads project in India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/28 22:38:37

China's been very helpful for both the US and North Korea: Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump canceled a planned working lunch after failing to reach an agreement on the North's nuclear issue at their meeting, citing differences over the lifting of sanctions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/28 22:28:42

All 56 ethnic groups part of big family of Chinese nation: Chinese ambassador

The 56 ethnic groups in China, living together like brothers and sisters, are all part of the big family of the Chinese nation, a Chinese envoy said Wednesday at the ongoing UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session in Geneva.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/28 13:26:44

Chinese, Pakistan FMs hold phone conversation over Pak-India situation

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday night, briefing him on the latest situation between Pakistan and India, hoping that China would continue to play a constructive role in easing the tension.
Source: CGTN | 2019/2/28 10:36:00

Chinese envoy asks to address root causes of conflicts in Africa by providing development aid

A Chinese envoy on Wednesday asked for international efforts to address the root causes of conflicts in Africa by scaling up assistance for Africa's socio-economic development.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/28 8:24:48