US growers long for settlement as trade dispute with China lingers

Soybean prices have been hit hard since last year, as collateral damage of the US administration's tariffs against China, which makes it more difficult for farmers to stay in business as their paychecks are mainly dependent on the market, according to the industry leader, who joined the the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association in 2015.

In first EU-funded project, Chinese contractor rises to environmental challenges

As Croatia was hit by another round of heat wave in early August, Slovakian holiday-maker Martin Tulipan was cooling off on the beach of Komarna, a small village facing the Mali Ston Bay in southern Croatia.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 0:23:04

China-Brazil relationship model for South-South cooperation, says Chinese ambassador

The China-Brazil relationship is a model for South-South cooperation, Chinese Ambassador to Brazil Yang Wanming said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 0:19:11

Chinese missile destroyer "Xi'an" makes technical stop in Egypt's Alexandria

Photo taken on Aug. 16, 2019 shows Chinese missile destroyer "Xi'an" of the 32nd Chinese naval escort fleet in Alexandria, Egypt. Chinese missile destroyer "Xi'an" of the 32nd Chinese naval escort fleet arrived at the port of Alexandria Naval Base of Egypt on Friday for a four-day technical stop.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 23:21:01

Huge rally shows Hong Kong residents want peace

About 476,000 Hong Kong residents attended a Safeguard Hong Kong assembly at Tamar Park despite rain on Saturday afternoon, calling for an end to violence and chaos after weeks of anti-government protests that turned into riots.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/17 22:12:38

China condemns US politicians' false remarks on HK situations

China has strongly condemned some US politicians' false remarks on the Hong Kong situations, which conflate wrong and right, apply bigoted double standards and make them colluders with extremist and violent offenders.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/17 19:47:04

No Chinese nationals among foreign sailors abducted off Cameroon: embassy

No Chinese nationals were among the foreign sailors abducted off Cameroon, according to the Chinese embassy to Cameroon, contrarily to an early report by some media speaking of 9 Chinese hostages.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 11:21:51

Xinjiang: Far west region, heart of Silk Road

In Yongxin, a village administered by Urumqi around 30-km away, a gigantic monument shoots up into the sky -- this is the geographical center of the Asian continent.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 11:00:09

China donates equipment to support Ethiopia's agricultural modernization

China on Friday donated 136 items of different agricultural equipment to Ethiopia, as part of China's efforts to support Ethiopia's largely agrarian economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 9:14:37

Sri Lanka, China hold seminar on China's reform and opening up in 40 years

The Sri Lanka China Social and Cultural Cooperation in collaboration with the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka on Friday held a seminar to celebrate China's reform and opening-up in 40 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 9:13:06

China responds to US remarks on Hong Kong: FM spokesperson

China on Friday responded to US President Donald Trump's remarks concerning the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 9:10:11

China lodges solemn representations against US arms sales to Taiwan

China on Friday opposed US arms sales to Taiwan and lodged solemn representations to the US side.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 9:04:39

China ready to work with Pacific island countries to deal with climate change: special envoy

Climate change is a challenge to all humanity that requires the cooperation of the international community and China stands ready to work with Pacific island countries to deal with climate change, a Chinese special envoy said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 8:58:44

Japan FM to leave for Beijing for trilateral meeting next week

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono will leave for Beijing next week to attend the ninth meeting of foreign ministers of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK), officials said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 8:55:43