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China, US expected to collaborate on global challenges: Chinese ambassador

China-US relations have changed a great deal, and the international community expects that China and the United States should work together on global challenges, Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/18 14:23:59

China's UN peacekeeping missions

China is to issue a white paper to detail its role in UN peacekeeping missions over the past 30 years at 10 am today. China has dispatched 40,000+ peacekeepers to 30+ missions, contributing more peacekeepers than any other permanent member of the Security Council.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/18 9:54:30

China donates 3,000 tons of rice to South Sudan

Manasseh Lomole (L, Front), chairperson of South Sudan's Relief and Rehabilitation Commission, and Chinese Ambassador to South Sudan Hua Ning (R, Front) exchange documents during a handover ceremony of food aid in Juba, South Sudan, on Sept. 17, 2020. The Chinese Embassy in South Sudan on Thursday handed over 3,000 tons of rice as emergency food aid to the east African country. (Photo by Gale Julius/Xinhua)
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/18 9:13:37

Taiwan's hopes for US visit 'wishful thinking', to get nothing

US Undersecretary of State Keith Krach's visit to Taiwan can infuriate the Chinese mainland, and he avoided touching on the trade and investment agreement with the island, which can benefit the people of the island, said experts, noting that the US is just making use of rather than helping Taiwan.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/18 0:06:38

China releases white paper to justify Xinjiang's employment and labor rights progress

Xinjiang implements a proactive employment policy, protects lawful labor rights and interests of people of all ethnic groups, and strives to provide decent work and a better life for people of all ethnic groups, said a white paper released by the Information Office of the State Council on employment and labor rights in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 22:13:40

After Europe and Mideast, Pompeo brings anti-China lobby to Latin America

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's tour of four Latin American countries this week is another deplorable move aimed at further smearing and containing China, after his anti-China lobby in Europe and the Middle East, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 21:47:54

Donation of 2020 Global Land Cover Dataset to UN shows China's commitment to multilateralism: FM

The donation of the 2020 version of the Global Land Cover Dataset is a global public good provided by China on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations (UN), which shows China's commitment to multilateralism and the building of a community with a shared future for mankind, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said at Thursday's media briefing.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 20:48:24

Chinese nationals 'racial target' in Aussie amid pandemic: survey

A new survey published on Thursday reveals that Chinese people living in Australia are the most deeply affected group by racism in the form of verbal abuse and ostracism due to their appearance amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a finding that was widely echoed by Chinese studying and living in Australia reached by the Global Times. They challenged the country's so-called safe and welcoming image.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 20:26:18

India's sincerity key to ending conflict before winter

The Meeting of BRICS National Security Advisors on Thursday is a good opportunity for easing the ongoing border standoff between China and India, with experts saying that expectations of disengagement and de-escalation near the Line of Actual Control are high, but whether border tensions can be peacefully settled before winter depends on India's sincerity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/17 12:20:14

Krach's visit to Taiwan should be punished: expert

The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council on Wednesday urged the US to stop official exchanges with the island of Taiwan, because the Taiwan question is China's internal affair and not open to interference from foreign forces, as the US is planning to send US Undersecretary of State Keith Krach to Taiwan this week for "economic talks" with the authority of the island.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/16 21:48:40

Steady China-Japan ties expected as Suga picks continuity cabinet

Members of Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's cabinet were revealed on Wednesday after Suga was nominated Japan's 99th prime minister. The new cabinet keeps in place eight ministers from Shinzo Abe's team, suggesting that the new administration may continue Abe's policies toward China, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/16 21:38:40

Aussie spying on Chinese diplomats' communications 'stupid move'

Days after it was revealed that Australian police searched and questioned Chinese journalists and revoked the visas of some Chinese scholars, Australia reportedly accessed the communications of Chinese diplomats using the excuse of foreign political interference. The move was slammed by Chinese experts and officials as "stupid" and serving only the interests of Australia in following the strategic steps of the US. They warned that their delusion of maintaining warmth in business but a chill in politics with China will not last.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/16 15:56:58

FM criticizes US sanctions on Chinese company for 'building military base' in Cambodia

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has criticized the US for groundlessly accusing a Chinese company of assisting in the building of a military base in Cambodia.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/16 20:01:20

China urges India to correct mistakes, disengage on ground ASAP

The Chinese foreign ministry on Wednesday urged India to immediately correct its wrong practices and disengage on the ground as soon as possible, while saying the responsibility for the recent China-India border conflicts lies with India.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/16 18:19:07

Xi congratulates Yoshihide Suga on his election as Japan's new PM

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang both sent a message congratulating Yoshihide Suga on his election as Japan's new prime minister.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/16 17:56:36

China urges India to disengage at border, ease tensions with concrete actions

It is imperative that India immediately corrects its wrong practices, disengages on the ground as soon as possible, and takes concrete actions to ease the tensions along the China-India border: Chinese FM
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/16 17:03:44

China strongly opposes 'infiltration' claims against Chinese diplomats in Australia: FM

China has expressed strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to certain Australia media outlets' claim of so-called "infiltration" by the Chinese Consulate General in Sydney, saying such accusations are totally baseless and nothing but vicious slanders.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/16 16:28:48

China puts forward proposals on SCO security cooperation

Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi put forward a series of proposals on strengthening the security cooperation of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) while attending the 15th meeting of SCO Security Council Secretaries on Tuesday in Beijing via video link.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/16 9:11:33