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UK-China ties are now at crossroads after UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced in his first foreign policy speech on Monday that the "golden era" of UK-China relations is over. Whether Sunak is continuing the status quo of "hot economics, cold politics," or is seeking to become more hawkish and shortsighted on his China policy remains to be seen, experts said.
By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/29 21:00:15
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  • Lao president's visit to China expected to deepen political mutual trust, inject new momentum to economic ties

    The top leader of Laos is paying a visit to China from Tuesday to Thursday in a trip that is believed to highlight the positive interactions between the two socialist countries, enhance their political trust and bring new economic opportunities to both sides.

    By Xu Yelu | 2022/11/29 20:40:34
  • UK's accusing of China 'assaulting' BBC journalist a serious distortion of the facts: FM spokesperson

    In response to UK prime minister Rishi Sunak's accusation of a BBC journalist “being assaulted” in China, a spokesperson from China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs rebuked that remarks from the UK as a serious distortion of the facts and said the remarks constitute grave interference in China's internal affairs, and that China is firmly against this.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/29 20:32:53
  • PLA Southern Theater Command troops warn away trespassing US warship near Nansha Islands

    The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Southern Theater Command on Tuesday morning discovered that the vessel USS Chancellorsville had trespassed into waters around the Nansha Islands in the South China Sea without China's authorization, and followed and warned away the guided-missile cruiser.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/29 11:09:02
  • China, Mongolia strengthen strategic ties, vow to boost pipeline transit, economic corridor amid world instability

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday noted the high level of bilateral ties during his meeting with visiting Mongolian President Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh, and said China stands ready to work with Mongolia to advance the bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership, which benefits the two peoples amid rising world instability and uncertainty.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/29 0:28:21
  • China lodges stern demarches over Canada's hostile 'Indo-Pacific strategy'; 'further evidence of Ottawa being vassal of Washington'

    China has lodged a solemn representation to Canada after its newly released Indo-Pacific strategy chided China on issues such as the Taiwan question and diplomacy, and urged Ottawa to show sincerity if it wants to improve ties. Observers also believed the bluntly hostile strategy serves as further proof that Canada is becoming bogged down deeper as the US' vassal in countering China in the region.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/28 23:14:50
  • President of European Council to visit China, 'a significant step' in returning ties to normal

    President of the European Council Charles Michel will visit China on December 1 at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on Monday.

    By Fan Anqi and Du Qiongfang | 2022/11/28 23:13:05
  • How Sunak defines China's role to affect 'pragmatism' of British foreign policy: observers

    The long-term pragmatic foreign policy desired by the government of UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak may reduce the negative impact of the uncertainty on the British side in previous China-UK relations. However, if it cannot value China's role comprehensively and objectively, such a plan may exacerbate tensions between China and Britain, experts warned, ahead of Sunak's upcoming speech on British foreign policy on Monday.

    By Xu Yelu | 2022/11/28 20:43:25
  • China rejects Canada's attack and smear in its newly released Indo-Pacific strategy: Embassy

    Some Western countries, who at will undermine the international order and other countries' sovereignty, are the true disruptive force to global peace, security and development, and Canada has played a disgraceful role to this effect, the Chinese Embassy in Canada said after Canada launched an Indo-Pacific strategy on Sunday, calling China “an increasingly disruptive global power” that must be contained.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/28 12:24:44
  • Japan's junior ruling party chief mulls visit to China, expected to increase channel of communication, manage differences on sensitive issues

    After more than three years, the leader of Japanese junior coalition partner Komeito is reportedly eyeing visiting China to exert influence on improving China-Japan relations, which have deteriorated in recent years due to hot-button issues including the Diaoyu Islands and the Taiwan question.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/27 23:12:26
  • Mongolian president's visit expected to yield fruitful results under BRI; West's hype cannot vilify concrete benefits

    Mongolian President Ukhnaa Khurelsukh is paying a state visit to China from Sunday to Monday, the first visit since he assumed office in June 2021, reflecting a continuation of the friendly tradition of close high-level contacts between the two sides and the high-level development of their comprehensive strategic partnership, experts said.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/27 22:45:46
  • 'Crisis of trust cannot be healed' over US hegemonic policies despite planned visits of European leaders

    Contradictions between the US and the European Union, such as industrial competition and differences in strategic goals will make it hard for the EU to bridge the rift with the US, and they may only maintain a superficial unity, Chinese analysts said on Sunday as European leaders are set to visit the US next week.

    By Xu Yelu | 2022/11/27 21:52:03
  • China, Cuba eye deepening BRI cooperation; US' scheme of marginalizing China in Latin America 'failing'

    China and Cuba on Friday vowed to deepen practical cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) cooperation plan, firmly support each other on issues concerning each other's core interests, strengthen coordination in international and regional affairs as well as jointly build socialism with local characteristics, during a meeting between Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chinese president, and Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and Cuban president.

    By Zhang Hui, Yang Sheng and Wang Wenwen | 2022/11/25 23:20:03
  • Xi sends condolences to governor general of Solomon Islands over strong earthquake

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sent condolences to Governor General of Solomon Islands David Vunagi over a strong earthquake rocking the Pacific island country.

    By Xinhua | 2022/11/25 20:38:28
  • Xi holds talks with Cuban president

    Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chinese president, held talks Friday with Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and Cuban president.

    By Xinhua | 2022/11/25 13:28:51
  • Worries increase as Russia-Ukraine conflict enters stalemate

    Exactly nine months since the Russia-Ukraine conflict broke out on February 24, it is now not only Russia and Ukraine that have been severely impacted in the crisis, Europe and the US that stand behind it have also been deeply mired. As the conflict continues to further drag in a stalemate, it has been triggering more worries from the international community especially after the latest airstrikes on Ukraine cities, knocking out power and water service, and according to media reports, this is the largest strike that Russia has launched against infrastructure in Ukraine since November 15.

    By Liu Xin and Xu Yelu | 2022/11/24 23:41:19
  • China's intensive military diplomatic activities highlight cooperation

    China on Thursday announced even more military diplomatic activities with Southeast Asian countries following the country's defense chief's attendance of the ninth ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus) this week, in a move experts said will bolster trust, cooperation and joint defense capability in the region, and which will build immunity against external instigations and fears that a Ukraine-like crisis could happen in the Asia-Pacific in the form of the Taiwan question or the South China Sea issue.

    By Liu Xuanzun and Yu Xi | 2022/11/24 22:09:55
  • China to host Cuban, Mongolian, Lao leaders consecutively

    China on Thursday received visiting Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez and is scheduled to host Mongolian President Ukhnaa Khurelsukh and Lao President Thongloun Sisoulith in the coming week, in a new flurry of diplomatic activities after China successfully concluded the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

    By Zhang Han and Wan Hengyi | 2022/11/24 21:47:49
  • Fragile Kishida cabinet may speed up constitution amendment to gain support, but move will either be bargaining chip or bomb: observers

    Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has denied he was thinking of reshuffling his cabinet in coming weeks despite plummeting public support over a series of scandals, but Chinese observers believe that the Japanese administration, which has been hyping so-called external threats and trying to free itself from its military restrictions, is likely to speed up amendments to the constitution to gain support from conservative forces.

    By Xu Keyue | 2022/11/24 21:24:23
  • China stands ready to advance people-to-people exchanges with US after bilateral Bali talk

    China is willing to work with the US to advance people-to-people exchanges and cement the public support for the sound and steady growth of bilateral relations, said the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday when asked about recent signs of warming in China-US people-to-people exchanges.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/24 20:05:32
  • Chinese envoy underscores nuclear facilities safety, support for Ukrainian refugees on UN emer meeting

    China had called for an on all-out effort to ensure the safety of nuclear facilities and avoid man-made nuclear accidents, emphasizing support for the Ukrainian people suffering from severe cold on a United Nations emergency meeting on Ukraine issue.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/24 13:54:33
  • China's defense chief urges unity, rejects hegemony; 'ASEAN, China have wisdom to resist attempt to recreate Ukraine crisis in Asia'

    In attending the 9th ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting-Plus in Cambodia, China's defense chief on Wednesday called for world solidarity and fairness instead of hegemony and division, and called on countries to practice the Global Security Initiative and work together to build a solid barrier for universal security. He also stressed that the Chinese military's growth and strength will always be in favor of world peace but the Chinese military has the confidence and capability to defeat any intruders, reaffirming China's bottom-line on the Taiwan question.

    By Liu Xin and Liu Xuanzun | 2022/11/24 0:52:42
  • Inflated cost of Thanksgiving leaves Americans with more worries than thanks

    At this year's Thanksgiving, Americans may find very few things to be thankful for, and a lot to worry about.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/23 21:49:01
  • Police dialogue shows China reliable for PICs, whereas Australian media hype reveals attempt to turn region into 'closed sea'

    Following the first minister-level dialogue on law enforcement and police cooperation between China and Pacific Island countries (PICs) that successfully concluded on Tuesday, a spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that China, as a responsible major country, has always been there for the PICs and is a reliable partner the South Pacific island countries can trust, a comment that is exemplified by the achievements of cooperation.

    By Xu Keyue | 2022/11/23 23:52:14
  • Chinese FM refutes allegation of 'ban' on Korean dramas, stresses open attitude to latest film imports

    China has imported and distributed many South Korean movies and TV dramas since last year, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday, refuting allegations of the existence of a "restriction" policy on South Korean entertainment content, when asked about media reports that Chinese regulators had allowed South Korean movies to be streamed "after a six-year suspension."

    By Global Times | 2022/11/23 20:00:23
  • China ready to create a security environment for the prosperity of all countries in South Pacific region: minister

    China and some South Pacific countries on Tuesday held their first minister-level dialogue on law enforcement and police cooperation via video.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/23 11:32:03
  • NATO chief hypes 'China control' as Europe debates policy direction

    When more European leaders are looking for closer interactions with China amid a difficult time and analysts criticized NATO and the US for kidnapping the EU to serve US strategic goals, the NATO chief intensified rhetoric, hyping China's "growing" efforts to control Western infrastructure and key industries with the purpose to strengthen inner unity.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/23 0:42:55
  • China, Japan hold high-level maritime consultations; overall stability of ties foundation for concrete communication: observer

    China and Japan on Tuesday held the 14th round of high-level consultations on maritime affairs via video link, where the two sides recognized 10 years of the mechanism's role in enhancing mutual understanding, safeguarding marine security and promoting pragmatic cooperation.

    By Zhang Han | 2022/11/22 23:30:17
  • Mongolian president to visit China, reflecting excellent growth of comprehensive strategic partnership

    President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsuh will pay a state visit to China from November 27 to 28, which reflects the high-level development of the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, expressing China's hope to work with Mongolia to take the visit as an opportunity to set a good example of neighborly relations and further deepen mutual trust and practical cooperation.

    By Xu Keyue | 2022/11/22 20:53:38
  • Harris' remarks in the Philippines 'a petty move' to inflame conflict over S.China Sea: experts

    US Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday arrived in Palawan province in the Philippines, the highest-ranked US leader to visit the island which is on the edge of the South China Sea. Chinese observers said Washington is seeking to deliberately inflame the conflicts between Manila and Beijing, and warned that if the US is really committed to avoiding miscalculations with China, it needs to refrain from such petty moves of egging on other countries.

    By Zhao Yusha | 2022/11/22 20:17:26
  • Red line over Taiwan question reiterated in talks between Chinese, US defense chiefs

    The defense chiefs of China and the US met face to face for the first time in Cambodia on Tuesday since US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's provocative visit to Taiwan island in early August, which was responded with large-scale military exercises around the island by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA).

    By Liu Xuanzun | 2022/11/22 14:41:28
  • Harris' Philippines visit aims to fan conflicts surrounding South China Sea and Taiwan Straits

    Pursuing an agenda of fanning conflicts surrounding the South China Sea and Taiwan questions and containing China, US Vice President Kamala Harris was in the Philippines for a three-day visit after attending the APEC meeting in Thailand and met with President Ferdinand Marcos Jr on Monday, becoming the highest-ranking American official to visit the country since Marcos took power in June.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/21 22:10:10
  • Cuban leader to visit China, signals unique inter-nation, inter-party relations

    At the invitation of General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chinese President Xi Jinping, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez will pay a state visit to China from Thursday to Saturday.

    By Zhang Han | 2022/11/21 21:21:58
  • Korean Peninsula tension rises after US military drill provocations, NK missile launch

    The situation on the Korean Peninsula has escalated after the US and South Korea upgraded joint military drills and North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in response, experts said, warning all parties to observe restraint, especially after North Korea's foreign minister refuted the UN chief's criticism of the latest missile launch.

    By Liu Xin | 2022/11/21 20:25:01
  • Xi congratulates Kazakhstan's Tokayev on re-election, attaches great importance to bilateral ties

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a congratulatory message to Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on his election as Kazakh president.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/21 18:16:28
  • COP27 concludes on Sunday, yields 'historic' deal on climate loss and damage

    In what has been hailed as a "breakthrough" achievement, negotiators from nearly 200 countries agreed to set up a "loss and damage" fund meant to help vulnerable countries cope with climate disasters after two weeks of negotiations at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Experts said that although the landmark agreement will serve as a powerful response to developing countries' requests, it will only come into effect as long as rich countries honor their promises, rather than making another sham promise just to quell poorer countries' criticism.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/20 21:42:22
  • Trump's Twitter account reinstated following vote, 'could help his election'

    After nearly two years, former US president Donald Trump's Twitter account was officially reinstated on Sunday. Trump is expected to be returning to Twitter, although he himself has claimed he will not. Even so, it could help in his bid for the 2024 White House race, experts said.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/20 21:18:35
  • China remains open to defense chief dialogue with US during ADMM-Plus meeting

    The Chinese and US sides are "communicating and coordinating" with each other on bilateral exchanges on the sidelines of the upcoming ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus), said the Chinese Defense Ministry on Sunday morning, as experts said that to what extent the meeting would bring positive outcomes that could benefit regional and world peace and stability depends on whether or not the US military will implement the US president's reaffirmed promise of not seeking conflict with China.

    By Yang Sheng and Guo Yuandan | 2022/11/20 21:04:40
  • Xi's overseas trip demonstrates China's commitment to global growth, governance

    Chinese President Xi Jinping returned to China on Saturday evening from a six-day trip, during which he attended the 17th Group of 20 (G20) Summit and the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting, and paid a visit to Thailand.

    By Agencies | 2022/11/20 14:19:41
  • Xi talks with Harris, expecting two sides to enhance understanding, reduce miscalculation

    Five days after the closely watched meeting between the top leaders of China and the US at G20, Chinese President Xi Jinping had a brief conversation with the US Vice President Kamala Harris at the request of the US side on Saturday during the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting, and the Chinese president hoped that Harris can play an active role in bringing bilateral relations back to a healthy and stable track.

    By Chen Qingqing and Zhang Han | 2022/11/19 12:11:45
  • Xi wraps up 1st overseas trip after key Party congress, offering Chinese wisdom and ideas on building Asia-Pacific community with shared future

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up the 17th meeting of the G20 Leaders' Summit, the 29th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting and his official visit to Thailand on Saturday afternoon and left the country, returning to China, Chinese Central Television reported. The week-long trip, with a packed diplomatic schedule, offered Chinese wisdom and ideas for pushing forward globalization, setting the tone for the right direction for cooperation and coordination among major powers, experts said.

    By Chen Qingqing and Zhang Han | 2022/11/19 14:21:12
  • China plays a pivotal role in combating climate change, has supported various related projects: Egyptian Ambassador

    The high level of cooperation between China and the Egyptian presidency of COP27 continues to become stronger, with far reaching results that will have a lasting positive impact for both peoples and the rest of the developing countries, Egyptian Ambassador to China Assem Hanafi told the Global Times in an exclusive interview.

    By Xie Wenting | 2022/11/19 22:59:11
  • China, Thailand vow to build a community with a shared future, 'marking high-level strategic trust, great cooperation potential'

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Saturday agreed to build a more stable, prosperous and sustainable China-Thailand community with a shared future during their meeting in Bangkok.

    By Wang Cong in Bangkok, Zhang Han and Chen Qingqing in Beijing | 2022/11/19 17:42:06
  • Xi announces 3rd Belt & Road forum to be held in 2023, calls on Asia-Pacific to up cooperation to new height

    Addressing the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday, Chinese President Xi Jinping commended economic cooperation in the Asia-Pacific over the past several decades that has led to an "Asia-Pacific miracle," and called for the joint building of an Asia-Pacific community with a shared future and taking Asia-Pacific cooperation to a new height.

    By Wang Cong, Bai Yunyi and Yang Ruoyu in Bangkok | 2022/11/18 23:45:10
  • Xi expects more China-US understanding to reduce misjudgement

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said Saturday it is hoped that China and the United States will further enhance mutual understanding, reduce misunderstanding and misjudgement, and work together to bring bilateral relations back to a healthy and stable track.

    By Agencies | 2022/11/19 12:23:50
  • China willing to coordinate with New Zealand for stability in Pacific islands region: Xi

    China is willing to coordinate closely with New Zealand to jointly promote peace, stability, development and prosperity in the Pacific island countries region, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday during his meeting with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, while also highly praising Ardern's repeated remarks on the country's adherence to an independent foreign policy.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/18 19:49:09
  • Division, partisan struggles to keep haunting US politics after Pelosi's exit

    US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who dragged China-US diplomatic relations into unprecedented danger after a provocative visit to the island of Taiwan in August, has announced that she will not seek the Democratic leadership again after Republicans secured control of the chamber.

    By Zhang Han and Wang Qi | 2022/11/18 23:36:08
  • COP27 nears end with parties calling for developed countries to fulfill their finance pledge

    As COP27 is drawing to a close, various parties called on developed countries to fulfill their pledge of providing $100 billion per year for developing countries to tackle climate damage, however, some Western countries are using COP27 to pressure China and other emerging economies to pay for the climate damage fund, which Chinese observers said was a typical blame game played by the West with the political intention of slowing down China's development.

    By Zhang Hui and Zhao Yusha | 2022/11/18 21:46:58
  • AU ambassador appreciates China's support for G20 membership, as African voice should not be sidelined

    The African Union (AU) appreciates China's and Indonesia's support for the AU to join the Group of 20 at the just concluded G20 Leaders' Summit in Bali, Indonesia, Rahamtalla M. Osman, Permanent Representative of the AU to China, told the Global Times, stressing that many common challenges facing the world need to be collectively addressed in a global manner.

    By Hu Yuwei and Xing Xiaojing | 2022/11/18 21:04:07
  • China, Japan reach consensus on stabilizing, developing bilateral ties, stressing the two sides should 'be partners, not threats'

    In their meeting in Thailand on Thursday, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reached a five-point consensus on stabilizing and developing bilateral relations, stressing that the two countries should "be partners, not threats."

    By Global Times | 2022/11/18 13:40:19
  • China to advance broader agenda of opening up across more areas and in greater depth, Xi says

    China will advance a broader agenda of opening up across more areas and in greater depth, follow the Chinese path to modernization, and put in place new systems for a higher-standard open economy, Chinese President Xi Jinping said here on Friday.

    By Agencies | 2022/11/18 12:57:17
  • China considers holding 3rd Belt and Road Forum for Int'l Cooperation, says Xi

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that Beijing is to consider holding the third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation next year to give a new boost to development and prosperity in Asia-Pacific and the wider world.

    By Agencies | 2022/11/18 12:42:26
  • China-Japan ties should be on strategic height, meets the demands of the new era: Xi

    Chinese President Xi Jinping had his first meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday in Thailand on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' meeting, during which Xi said China is ready to work with Japan to grasp the general direction of bilateral relations from a strategic height and build a China-Japan relationship that meets the demands of the new era.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/18 0:59:34
  • Xi meets with Philippines' Marcos in Bangkok; Friendship, cooperation highlighted during a 'pleasant exchange'

    Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday as both leaders called for the deepening of cooperation and enhancing of the China-Philippines friendship.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/17 23:58:45
  • Xi calls for building China-Japan relationship in accordance with demands of new era

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said here on Thursday that China is ready to work with Japan to grasp the general direction of bilateral relations from a strategic height and build China-Japan relationship that meets the demands of the new era.

    By Xinhua | 2022/11/17 23:45:23
  • China's leading role highlighted at APEC as US' relevance questioned

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday delivered a written speech to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit held in Bangkok, capital of Thailand, calling for steadfastly advancing the Asia-Pacific regional economic integration and building a Asia-Pacific community of shared future, while rejecting any attempt to wage a cold war in the Asia-Pacific.

    By Wang Cong and Bai Yunyi in Bangkok | 2022/11/17 22:18:52
  • Partisan struggles 'to make China-US ties more uncertain' as Republicans win House

    Intense partisan struggles between Democrats and Republicans in the US will be further intensified, said analysts on Thursday as Republicans captured control of the US House of Representatives.

    By Yang Sheng and Wan Hengyi | 2022/11/17 22:09:09
  • We should strengthen cooperation, enable Asia-Pacific to become leader in boosting global economic recovery: President Xi at APEC CEO Summit

    The Asia-Pacific is no one's backyard and should not become an arena for big power contests, and all members in the region should strengthen cooperation, support and help each other, and enable the Asia-Pacific to become a leader in boosting global economic recovery, Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a written speech delivered at the 29th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting on Thursday.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/17 19:32:21
  • Canada should create conditions for improvement of China-Canada ties through concrete actions: Chinese FM

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning confirmed on Thursday that the Chinese President Xi Jinping and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a brief conversation during the G20 summit, stressing that mutual respect is the foundation of relations between countries and Canada should seek common ground while managing differences and create conditions for the improvement of China-Canada ties.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/17 19:28:17
  • Xi says disrupting industrial, supply chains will lead Asia-Pacific cooperation to dead end

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that any attempt to disrupt or even dismantle the industrial and supply chains formed in the Asia-Pacific over many years will only lead Asia-Pacific economic cooperation to a dead end.

    By Xinhua | 2022/11/17 18:32:44
  • International community should strive to promote de-escalation of Ukraine crisis, prevent nuclear risks: Chinese representative to UN

    The international community should strive to seek consensus and play a constructive and responsible role in promoting the de-escalation of the situation, said China's permanent representative to the UN Zhang Jun at Wednesday's UN Security Council briefing on the Ukraine crisis. A nuclear crisis in Eurasia should be prevented, he stressed. During the UN Security Council briefing, Zhang said that the international community should work together to maintain global strategic stability with regard to the Ukraine crisis and make every effort to avoid confrontation between major powers.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/17 17:50:49
  • Xi pledges to maintain humanity-nature harmony in Chinese modernization

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday vowed to follow a new path of maintaining harmony between humanity and nature in pursuing Chinese modernization.

    By Xinhua | 2022/11/17 17:43:22
  • Xi says Asia-Pacific no one's backyard

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that the Asia-Pacific is no one's backyard and should not become an arena for big power contest.

    By Xinhua | 2022/11/17 17:16:56
  • Xi arrives in Thailand for APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting

    Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Thailand on Thursday to attend the 29th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Bangkok and to pay a visit to the country.

    By CGTN | 2022/11/17 15:27:02
  • Xi leaves for Thailand after attending G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia

    Chinese President Xi Jinping left here Thursday for the Thai capital of Bangkok after attending the 17th Group of 20 Summit on this Indonesian resort island.

    By Agencies | 2022/11/17 11:48:05
  • China-Indonesia relations embark on a speedy ride

    With a highly-anticipated meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indonesian President Joko Widodo on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali on Wednesday, the two countries' vision to build a community with a shared future is set to embark on a speedy ride, heading toward a new era of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) cooperation between China and Indonesia - also an important node where Xi in 2013 proposed the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.

    By Wang Cong, Bai Yunyi in Bali and Li Xuanmin in Beijing | 2022/11/17 0:56:12
  • G20 concludes striving to seek common ground, push cooperation

    The 2022 G20 Leaders' Summit concluded on Wednesday with member states issuing a joint declaration on cooperation for global development, and analysts said that China's proposals have received worldwide support and contributed wisdom for the turbulent world to deal with common challenges and crises.

    By Wang Cong and Bai Yunyi in Bali, Yang Sheng in Beijing | 2022/11/17 0:59:50
  • George Hatem: True pioneer of CPC's great cause

    In October 1949, a foreigner was invited to the Tian'anmen Rostrum for the founding ceremony of the People's Republic of China (PRC). The foreigner was George Hatem, known as Ma Haide in China, the first Westerner to ever become a CPC member and later obtain Chinese citizenship.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/17 0:07:51
  • Exclusive: Finding common ground while managing differences key for China-Canada relations to develop: Xi tells Trudeau at G20 encounter

    During the welcoming ceremony of the G20 Leaders' Summit, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took the initiative to approach Chinese President Xi Jinping to chat, the Global Times learned on Wednesday from a source at the scene. But the conversation between the two leaders was very short, the source added.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/16 22:46:32
  • Using disinformation to suppress Chinese firms has become a common practice by US: foreign ministry

    Spreading disinformation and using it to suppress Chinese firms has become a common practice of the US, Mao Ning, a spokesperson for China's Foreign Ministry, said on Wednesday, in response to remarks from the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), who alleged that TikTok posed national security concerns.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/16 22:35:54
  • UK should work with China for steady and sound bilateral ties: Chinese FM

    A bilateral meeting between the UK and China on the sidelines of the G20 summit was reportedly canceled on Wednesday due to scheduling issues while the Chinese Foreign Ministry said the UK hopes to work together with China to advance the China-UK relations.

    By Chen Qingqing and Xia Wenxin | 2022/11/16 21:32:52
  • Resumption of talks between China, US pushes COP27 to yield concrete results

    Top climate officials from China and the US started talks after the leaders of both countries endorsed the resumption of communications on climate change, which scientists believe is expected to push the ongoing COP27 summit to be a venue for concrete results and may also point to a possible bilateral consensus at the summit. US climate envoy John Kerry and China's top climate official Xie Zhenhua met for about 45 minutes at the Chinese delegation's offices in the COP27 conference zone, the Associated Press reported.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/16 21:19:22
  • Xi to meet Kishida during APEC meeting

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during the upcoming APEC meeting, Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday. This will be the first official meeting between the two leaders, which is of great significance, according to the foreign ministry.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2022/11/16 16:02:37
  • Chinese candidates elected judges of UN Appeals Tribunal and Dispute Tribunal for 1st time since establishment

    The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday elected judges to the United Nations Appeals Tribunal and United Nations Dispute Tribunal. Two Chinese candidates successfully won the election, marking the first time in history since the establishment of the two organs.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/16 13:49:17
  • China, S.Korea should work to keep supply chain secure, Xi says in meeting with Yoon Suk-yeol

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and South Korea should work together to uphold the international free trade system, keep the global industrial and supply chains secure, stable and unclogged during a meeting with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol on Tuesday in Bali, Indonesia.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/16 1:04:45
  • Wang Yi highlights cooperation with Lavrov, mediating on nuclear threat management as the West isolates Moscow

    Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia on Tuesday, reaffirming the sound momentum of bilateral exchanges and vowing to continue to expand cooperation between the two sides.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/16 0:23:31
  • Xi's intensive meetings with world leaders show charm of major-country diplomacy

    Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the importance of unity among the international community when addressing the G20 summit on Tuesday, saying that the world needs to promote a more inclusive, universally beneficial and resilient global development.

    By Wang Cong, Bai Yunyi in Bali and Chen Qingqing in Beijing | 2022/11/16 0:05:38
  • Xi-Albanese meeting at G20 injects thawing potential to frayed ties

    Chinese President Xi Jinping met and held formal talks with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese at the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia on Tuesday afternoon, the first talks between leaders of the two countries since Malcolm Turnbull was Australian prime minister in 2016.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2022/11/15 23:42:27
  • Xi calls for unity of international community at G20 summit as world confronts challenges

    Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the importance of unity among the international community when addressing the G20 summit on Tuesday, saying that the world needs to promote a more inclusive, universally beneficial and resilient global development.

    By Wang Cong, Bai Yunyi in Bali and Yang Sheng in Beijing | 2022/11/15 21:44:39
  • China-US military exchanges may resume after Xi-Biden meeting: experts

    China-US military exchanges and communication may soon resume after a suspension of several months, and the two militaries may already be in contact at the working level, Chinese experts said on Tuesday, following the first face-to-face meeting between the leaders of the world's two biggest economies since US President Joe Biden took office in early 2021.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/15 22:36:17
  • Chinese FM said justice served after Pakistan sentences Dasu terror attackers to death, vowing to invest more to protect overseas Chinese

    It is justice served and a tribute to the Chinese victims killed in the attack, said Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday, vowing to invest more resources to protect overseas Chinese when asked comments on a Pakistani court's death sentence of certain terrorists who organized the Dasu attack that killed 9 Chinese nationals on July 14, 2021.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/15 22:20:44
  • China votes against UNGA resolution that asks Russia to pay 'reparations' to Ukraine

    China on Monday voted against a resolution at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) which calls for Russia to be held accountable for the alleged “invasion” of Ukraine and suggests that Russia pay reparations for the loss during the military conflict. The Chinese envoy at the UNGA argued that the resolution has obvious flaws and loopholes, and is not in line with China's position on the issue.

    By GT staff reporters | 2022/11/15 22:06:29
  • China's assistance to PICs focuses on their urgent needs, aims for their economic devt and security: FM

    China's assistance to Solomon Islands for police vehicles, Fiji for fertilizer and Samoa for a police academy all focuses on the urgent needs of these Pacific Island Countries (PICs) and aim to enhance the ability of these island nations to promote economic development and maintain their own security, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/15 21:37:34
  • Xi calls on main creditors to take part in debt reduction, suspension for developing countries

    International financial institutions and commercial creditors, which are the main creditors of developing countries, should take part in the debt reduction and suspension for developing countries, Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Tuesday.

    By Agencies | 2022/11/15 14:11:35
  • Xi urges opposition to politicizing food, energy issues

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Tuesday that the world should resolutely oppose the attempt to politicize food and energy issues or use them as tools and weapons.

    By Agencies | 2022/11/15 13:59:19
  • Xi-Biden meeting reaches expected goal, draws redlines and points out direction for China-US ties: Chinese FM

    The meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden achieved the expected goals of in-depth communication, drawing the redlines, preventing conflict, pointing out a clear direction for China-US relations and discussing cooperation, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told media after the meeting of the two leaders.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/15 13:07:54
  • Xi urges inclusive global development, warns against bloc confrontation at G20 summit

    Speaking at the G20 Leaders' Summit in Bali, Indonesia on Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for unity and inclusive global development as the world faces major challenges, while warning that drawing ideological lines and promoting group politics and bloc confrontation will only divide the world and undermine global development.

    By Wang Cong in Bali | 2022/11/15 12:38:09
  • Xi says China supports African Union to join G20

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Tuesday that China supports the African Union to join the Group of 20 when addressing the G20 summit.

    By Xinhua | 2022/11/15 12:12:01
  • Xi meets with France's Macron, highlighting spirit of independence and cooperation in bilateral relations

    Xi meets Macron in Bali, Indonesia

    By Global Times | 2022/11/15 9:33:03
  • Xi, Biden meet as world seeks more certainties

    Current state of China-US relations is not in the fundamental interests of the two countries and peoples, and is not what the international community expects, Chinese President Xi Jinping said during his meeting with US President Joe Biden in Bali, Indonesia on Monday, which marked the first face-to-face meeting between the leaders of the world's two biggest economies since Biden took office.

    By Wang Cong, Bai Yunyi in Bali and Yang Sheng in Beijing | 2022/11/15 1:03:41
  • Xi told Biden Taiwan is first red line that must not be crossed, urging US to respect China's path, system

    Chinese President Xi Jinping, during meeting with US President Joe Biden on Monday in Bali, Indonesia, said they should chart the right course for the development of bilateral relations and push bilateral ties back to the track of healthy and stable development.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/14 17:40:42
  • China-Australia ties see major turn in 'coming out of the cold'

    In the first face-to-face meeting between top officials from China and Australia in three years, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said while meeting with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese that China is ready to meet Australia halfway and work together to promote sustained and healthy ties, amid a series of positive signals that Canberra has sent over recent days in a bid to patch up an icy relationship with Beijing in the past few years.

    By Fan Anqi and Zhao Juecheng | 2022/11/14 21:37:39
  • China assisting Cambodia to upgrade naval base normal, not targeting any third party: FM

    China assisting Cambodia to improve and upgrade its naval base comports with the domestic laws of both countries, with international laws and customary practices and it does not target any third party, said the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday, urging countries outside the region to view the normal exchanges and cooperation between China and Cambodia as they are.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/14 21:14:23
  • China's envoy urges developed countries to fulfill climate finance promises, as a week's slow climate negotiations stoke worries

    One week into this year's UN climate summit in Egypt, China's special envoy for climate change Xie Zhenhua reiterated the urgency and necessity of cooperating and helping developing countries in tackling this global crisis, and urged developed countries to fulfill their promises in climate finance as soon as possible and not shift responsibility, as reports saying worries about solving myriad details, such as providing money for poorer countries, flared up.

    By Zhao Yusha and Shan Jie | 2022/11/14 20:37:02
  • Kishida rhetoric on China adds obstacles to China-Japan relations: experts

    After the US-Japan-South Korea meeting touched on the Taiwan question at the East Asia Summit, strongly opposing "any unilateral attempts to change the status quo" in the Indo-Pacific, the Chinese Foreign Ministry urged the relevant countries to abandon their Cold War mentality and stop building up small cliques.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2022/11/14 20:12:04
  • Xi says face-to-face exchange with Biden cannot be substituted by other communication channels

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday during his meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden that though the two leaders have remained communication via video-conferences, phone calls and letters, none of them can really substitute face-to-face exchanges.

    By Xinhua | 2022/11/14 18:16:45
  • Xi, Biden to meet soon

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet with his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden soon in Bali, Indonesia.

    By CGTN | 2022/11/14 17:16:21
  • Chinese president arrives in Bali, Indonesia for G20 Summit

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday arrived in Bali, Indonesia to attend the 17th G20 Summit from November 14 to 17.

    By CGTN | 2022/11/14 15:07:08
  • China ready to meet Australia half way, work together to promote sustained, healthy ties: Chinese Premier

    China is ready to work with Australia to seize the opportunity of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations to promote sustained, sound and steady growth of China-Australia relations, said Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday in meeting with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on the sidelines of the leaders' meetings on East Asia cooperation.

    By Global Times | 2022/11/14 13:25:04
  • Update: Asia Rugby apologizes after HKSAR govt demands full, in-depth probe into wrong song played in South Korean rugby game

    The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government, Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (SF&OC), Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) strongly condemned a rugby sevens tournament in South Korea after the organizer played a wrong song associated with the violent protests in 2019 instead of China's National Anthem at the final match on Sunday, and some lawmakers and observers called the error “completely unacceptable.”

    By Chen Qingqing | 2022/11/14 11:50:27
  • As global attention shifts to Indonesia for G20 summit, a troubled world 'waits' for China's leadership

    Bali, Indonesia, used to attract millions of visitors each year from around the world before the COVID-19 pandemic as a globally renowned vacation paradise, is now gearing up to host dozens of special guests, as leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) countries and other world leaders have arrived at the island to attend the G20 Leaders' Summit from Tuesday to Wednesday.

    By Wang Cong, Yang Ruoyu, Bai Yunyi in Bali and Yu Jincui in Beijing | 2022/11/14 0:24:05
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