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APEC ministerial meeting highlights "inclusiveness" as priority to boost prosperity

The 30th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) ministerial meeting wrapped up here on Thursday, outlining the need to boost connectivity and deepen economic integration at a time when the global economy faces "heightened risk."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/15 21:58:10

Papua New Guinea's envoy hails China's help in developing economy

Papua New Guinea (PNG) welcomes China's aid that helps develop its infrastructure and economy, the Pacific nation's ambassador to China told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 19:16:13

APEC business advisors call for leveraging digital age, trade liberalization against protectionism

APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) on Thursday recommended here that APEC economies take actions to leverage the digital age, support the rules-based global trading system and deliver truly inclusive and sustainable growth.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/15 18:41:50

Iran Space Agency stresses cooperation with various countries

Iranian Space Agency issued a statement on the 12th Summit of Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO), which began on Tuesday in Beijing, to strengthen cooperation between the Iranian Space Agency and other cooperating organizations.
Source: IRNA | 2018/11/14 20:04:12

Japan, US agree to expand bilateral trade and investment, further negotiations in early next year

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday agreed to expand bilateral trade and investment.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/13 17:28:31

ROK, DPRK start talks on joint survey of road across border

The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday started working-level talks to schedule the joint survey of roads across the inter-Korean border to modernize and eventually connect cross-border roads.
Source: CGTN | 2018/11/12 17:58:05

Time to recognize and thank Chinese laborers in WWI, campaigner says

As Europe commemorates the centenary of the end of the First World War, now is the right time for Britain to put the record straight on Chinese laborers' contribution and thank them, said a lead campaigner.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/11 21:27:55

100 years after end of WWI, world more than ever needs new type of international relations

The past is who we are. Just like the Roman philosopher Cicero once warned, "to be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/11 21:27:22

Leaders of Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia pledge to work towards regional integration

The leaders of Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia have pledged to work towards the integration of the Horn of Africa region, according to a joint statement released by the three leaders on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/11 18:31:26

Pompeo's meeting with senior DPRK official postponed

The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday that the planned meeting between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a visiting senior official from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been delayed.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/8 0:00:47

Former UN chief believes China is going to open up even more

Almost two years after leaving his post as the UN secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon (Ban) is still following the global development process. On the sidelines of the “2018 Future Consensus Forum” in Beijing, Ban shared his thoughts with Global Times reporter Lu Wenao (GT) on China's reform and opening-up, the trade war as well as the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/5 19:58:40

World Bank provides 293 mln USD for boosting technical training in east Africa

The World Bank on Thusday announced a new financing tranche worth about 293 million US dollars to promote integration and technical training across the east African region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/2 1:39:46

US State Department casts doubt on meeting prospect of Pompeo, DPRK counterpart

The U.S. State Department on Wednesday backed off from the earlier remark that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo might meet with his counterpart of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) next week.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/1 22:06:35

Pompeo, Brazilian president-elect speak over phone on ties, Venezuela

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Brazilian President-Elect Jair Bolsonaro over phone on Monday to discuss bilateral ties and collaboration on Venezuela.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/30 23:54:23

Qatar, India to establish joint commission to strengthen ties

Qatar and India have signed a joint declaration to establish a joint commission after discussing latest developments of the ongoing Gulf crisis, state-run Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/30 18:16:37

S.Korea, DPRK complete withdrawal of weapons from JSA inside DMZ

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) completed the pullout of weapons and guard posts from the Joint Security Area (JSA) inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), which has left the Korean Peninsula divided, Seoul's defense ministry said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/25 17:33:10

Germany regrets at U.S. departure from INF Treaty

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas expressed regret on Tuesday in response to an announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump to leave the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty while vowing to personally attempt to save the landmark international non-proliferation accord.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/24 18:01:05

Stances of US, Russia on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

US President Donald Trump on Saturday announced his intention to withdraw his country from the decades-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty because "Russia has violated the agreements."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/23 19:00:18