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Blocking the UN Security Council meeting on Gaza, posing to “stand with” Australia in the face of China's “economic coercion,” and then stand with Honduras on China's “political use of COVID-19 vaccines,” the US attempts to pillar itself on a moral highland have been slammed by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, who used facts to expose US hypocrisy.
By Global Times | 2021/5/14 19:31:37
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  • China lodged solemn representation to Japan as Tokyo mentioned Taiwan in defense white paper draft

    China has lodged a solemn representation to Japan after Tokyo mentioned the island of Taiwan in its draft defense report for the first time, said a spokesperson of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, noting that Japan has repeatedly interfered with China's internal affairs and has been hyping the “China threat” theory for some time now, which is extremely wrong and irresponsible.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/14 19:31:15
  • US' China relations fact sheet may 'pave way' for the release of Biden's review of China policy in 'late May or early June'

    The China-US relations fact sheet recently published by the US Department of State could be seen as Washington's factual overview of its China strategy, and may pave the way for the release of the Biden administration's review of the US' policy toward China, which may be released at the end of this month or early June, Chinese observers said.

    By Zhang Hui | 2021/5/14 17:20:27
  • UK poses real global cyber threat with offensive capabilities, smears on China 'irresponsible': FM

    China firmly opposed the UK's irresponsible and groundless smear that the Chinese government is "sponsoring" hackers to carry out cyberattacks, a spokesperson from the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday, after the UK's foreign minister hyped up China's threat in global cyberspace in a speech on Wednesday.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/13 19:05:00
  • FM says US deserves world's largest mirror to have a good look at itself on human rights issues

    Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said US deserves the 'largest mirror in the world' to look at themselves, in response to the false and malicious remarks on China's human rights and the Winter Olympics made by some US politicians recently.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/13 18:55:10
  • China speaks at UN panel to protest against lies on Xinjiang

    China on Wednesday spoke up for itself at a UN panel where attendees repeatedly cited lies and rumors, refuted by China thousands of times, to justify a joint action on alleged human rights violations in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/13 3:14:21
  • FBI should recruit 300,000 agents to surveil Chinese students, FM mocked

    FBI should set 300,000 posts to surveil Chinese students studying in the US, spokesperson of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday amid a report on a Republican House member's proposal to create 56 new FBI agent slots to tackle so-called Chinese education espionage.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/12 22:22:28
  • China, Central Asian countries to strengthen cooperation on Afghan issue, counterterrorism and diversify energy sources

    China and its Central Asian partners will strengthen cooperation on fighting 'Three Evils' - terrorism, separatism and religious extremism - in the future to safeguard the regional peace and stability after US military troops withdraw from Afghanistan, as the pullout could leave chaotic situations and the region could become a breeding ground for "Three Evils," said Chinese experts, as the second China + Central Asia (C+C5) foreign ministers meeting took place.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/5/12 21:58:40
  • LatAm leans to China as US' 'backyard' seeks Chinese mainland vaccines

    Honduras, one of the last 15 countries and regions that keep "diplomatic ties" with the island of Taiwan, said Monday that its neighboring country El Salvador will help it to get the Chinese mainland vaccine as the COVID-19-hit country in Central America is struggling with a shortage.

    By Wang Qi | 2021/5/11 22:23:39
  • China deserves a voice, must speak up against US discourse hegemony: FM

    China deserves to have a voice on the global stage, and it must speak up against the US discourse hegemony that often serves to throw dirt on China, a spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday in response to a New York Times story that claimed that China is "using its money and power to create an alternative to a global news media dominated by outlets like the BBC and CNN."

    By Global Times | 2021/5/11 21:24:46
  • Results could be 'disastrous' if new variant in India further expands to South Asia with its impact on vaccine effectiveness unknown: experts

    The World Health Organization (WHO) labeled the SAR-CoV-2 variant first identified in India as "a variant of global concern," which shows that the mutation may be more transmissible, be more likely to cause infections, and more potent than current vaccines, some Chinese experts said. They warned that if the epidemic affects more of India's neighboring countries, it could lead to a disastrous crisis.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2021/5/11 20:33:39
  • Ability to renew itself and to deliver, and support from people make up dynamism of the CPC: Martin Jacques

    In recent years, the CPC has met increasingly hostile attacks from the West. Why did it happen? Where did the CPC's resilience come from? Global Times reporters Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi (GT) interviewed Martin Jacques.

    By Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi | 2021/5/11 20:08:39
  • Chinese FM slams Copenhagen 'democracy summit' as political farce

    The so-called 'democracy conference' held in Copenhagen, hosted by an organization known for spreading rumors and lies about China, is "a downright political farce" filled with ideological prejudices, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Tuesday.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/11 17:59:14
  • Conference for 'democracy' inviting Taiwan, HK separatists looks like 'alliance of losers'

    As US President Joe Biden plans for a Summit for Democracy by the end of the year, a non-governmental Western organization is scheduled to hold a "summit" to help Biden's summit in setting the agenda, and the "summit" invited a series of infamous persons, including the leader of the secessionist authority in China's Taiwan island, a fugitive separatist from Hong Kong, and other "democratic activists" worldwide.

    By Yang Sheng | 2021/5/11 0:28:39
  • Modi thwarted amid COVID-19 crisis

    Faced with growing calls for a national lockdown and pressure from the opposition, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has yet to find the right balance between economic recovery and epidemic control.

    By Wang Qi | 2021/5/10 23:48:39
  • US supporting Taiwan to join WHA is pure political manipulation, contradicts own recognition of island's epidemic control: FM

    Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday again expressed strong opposition to the US' support for allowing the island of Taiwan to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA), as it violates the one-China principle and provisions of the Three China-US Joint Communiqués, and constitutes blatant interference in China's internal affairs.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/10 19:27:00
  • China refutes NASA chief's attack over rocket landing, opposes double-standards

    China conducted close monitoring and tracking work throughout the re-entry of the Long March-5B Y2 carrier rocket remnants on Sunday, and had shared a relevant forecast via international cooperation mechanisms, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday, refuting NASA chief Bill Nelson's accusation of China's lack of transparency and failure to "act responsibly" over the event.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/10 18:36:30
  • US biolab transparency urged after smearing China over weaponizing COVID-19

    It is the US that is conducting biological warfare and bioterrorism using genetic engineering technology, rather than China, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday in response to a media report accusing China of weaponizing COVID-19.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/10 18:25:50
  • Envoys refute China's water hegemony on Mekong River with in-person visits

    In Southwest China's Yunnan Province, the reservoir of Jinghong Hydropower Station sparkled with green waves merging with the blue sky of late April when diplomats from the Mekong countries paid a visit. This gave them a complete new perception of the role of the Chinese-built dams on the Lancang River, upstream of the Mekong River that links six riparian countries.

    By Hu Yuwei in Yunnan | 2021/5/10 18:13:18
  • Philippines seeking more Chinese vaccines, not returning them: ambassador

    The Philippines speaks highly of the COVID-19 vaccines made by China and hopes to purchase more, and is not returning them, as some media reports recently claimed, said the Chinese Ambassador to the country.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/10 9:56:09
  • US embassy's insincere, unofficial apology for comparing Chinese students to dogs fails to appease public critics

    The US embassy in Beijing apologized in response to a post comparing Chinese students visiting the US with dogs, a Hong Kong-based media reported on Thursday. However, Chinese netizens refused to accept the apology for being insincere and unofficial, saying that the US embassy should behave and offer an open apology.

    By Cui Fandi | 2021/5/9 23:16:40
  • Australian media slammed for twisting open book as 'evidence' of 'China weaponizing COVID-19'

    The Australian newspaper recently quoted a Chinese book that is openly on sale as a "leaked" exclusive document, in an embarrassing article that smears China over the origins of COVID-19, twisting the book's contents to support its own conspiracy theory that China was engaged in weaponizing the novel coronavirus several years before the pandemic.

    By Liu Caiyu and Lou Kang | 2021/5/9 22:45:18
  • China donates anti-epidemic supplies as India sees record virus cases, deaths

    The first batch of donated anti-epidemic supplies from the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) reached India on Sunday, Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong said, as India was in urgent need of the materials to cope with the surge in new COVID-19 cases and deaths.

    By Liu Caiyu | 2021/5/9 22:24:53
  • Chinese show great empathy to Russia over WWII history while West turns hostile to Moscow

    As Russia held a military parade to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the Soviet Union's Victory over Nazi Germany in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War on Moscow's Red Square on Sunday, about 400 people took part in the “Immortal Regiment” march in Beijing to celebrate Victory in Europe in World War II on the same day.

    By Yang Sheng and Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/5/9 22:21:59
  • India put on table by EU as 'backup plan' for trade; sidelining China only 'wishful thinking'

    When some Indian and European officials hailed the resumption of trade talks and agreement on enhanced partnership to seek replacement of China amid growing opposition toward the China-Europe investment deal, some Chinese observers consider that sidelining China through an EU-India tie-up is wishful thinking that has only a symbolic meaning, as disputes between India and Europe such as prevailing protectionism in India and different attitudes on a US-proposed vaccine waiver plan will hinder talks.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2021/5/9 20:28:40
  • 400 people join 'Immortal Regiment' march in Beijing to honor glorious years in World War II

    The slogan 'Sino-Russian friendship passes down from generation to generation' rang out in the square of Beijing Exhibition Centre on Sunday.

    By Lin Xiaoyi | 2021/5/9 18:03:40
  • Rocket debris to burn off during re-entry, has 'extremely low' chance of harms: FM

    The probability of China's Long March-5B Y2 rocket causing harm is "extremely low," a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday amid continuous Western hype of the dangerous "out of control" re-entry.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/7 19:48:40
  • Controversial post bears no intent to draw analogy between Chinese students and dogs: US consulate

    Diplomats with the US Consulate General in Shanghai told a media round table on Friday that although the Diplopets video practice drew backlash on Chinese social media platforms, the sole purpose was to convey the excitement of the resumption and restart of the student visa service in China, instead of any sense of hostility.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/7 19:23:29
  • US House's Xinjiang hearing 'a clumsy anti-China farce': Chinese FM

    The recent hearing held by a US House of Representatives panel on “atrocities against Uyghurs” was no more than a “clumsy anti-China farce” without any justice or objectivity, condemned Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin on Friday.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/7 18:31:25
  • Washington's 'small clique' politics exposed as China, Russia battle with US over 'rules', 'multilateralism' at UN

    Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will host a virtual session of the United Nations (UN) Security Council on Friday with the attendance of US counterpart Antony Blinken and other foreign ministers, the second meeting between the two since the top diplomats' meeting in Alaska. The session is seen as an opportunity for China to push multilateralism back on the right track after the US-led G7 hyped up the “China threat” with clique politics.

    By Wang Qi and Wang Wenwen | 2021/5/7 17:27:12
  • G7 statement shows US ambition shortfall in dominating China ties: experts

    Following the 'China threat' hype in the G7 meeting, US Secretary of State Blinken will meet Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday at a virtual United Nations Security Council summit, as China assumes the Security Council presidency for the month of May.

    By Wang Qi | 2021/5/6 23:13:39
  • Xi holds phone conversation with UN chief

    Xi holds phone conversation with UN chief

    By Xinhua | 2021/5/6 22:47:26
  • Is India's COVID-19 crisis spilling into Asian neighbors?

    The "double mutant" variant that is wrecking havoc in India is feared to be spilling into neighboring countries and is starting to affect Southeast Asia. Experts warned that without strict border controls and anti-virus measures, countries in South and Southeast Asia would fall into a grave situation, given their weak medical systems and lack of vaccines, and they suggested anti-virus cooperation with China may be helpful.

    By Liu Xin and Wan Lin | 2021/5/6 21:48:30
  • New Zealand torn between Western allies, domestic interests in China stance: experts

    New Zealand's back-and-forth attitude on whether to call China's Xinjiang policy "genocide" showed that it is struggling to act in line with its "Western identity" while carefully weighing its own interests with China, Chinese experts said.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2021/5/6 18:42:01
  • US takes subtle moves to rope in G7 allies against China

    With China topping the agenda of the Group of Seven (G7) meeting as foreign ministers of member states have been urged to coordinate and form a common stance in addressing the “challenges” posed by China, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken rejected claims of a “Cold War” between the US and China, signaling that rather than making all-out efforts to form an anti-China choir, the Biden administration is making subtle moves to align its allies, Chinese experts said, noting that in return, EU officials' mixed signals on the ratification of its most promising investment deal appear to be a gesture of echoing the “alignment sentiment” in the face of growing domestic pressure.

    By Chen Qingqing and Zhang Hui | 2021/5/6 0:09:59
  • Chinese enterprises stand with locals, try to prevent Nepal becoming 'mini-India' in virus cases

    Some Chinese enterprises in Nepal have suspended or slowed down work as the COVID-19 epidemic in Nepal continues to worsen. Local Chinese associations voiced support for the country's anti-epidemic fight and said they stand ready to help with medical aid for Nepalese people.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/5/5 22:21:47
  • China-produced vaccines await approval by EU and WHO, will be 'major boon to the world'

    The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has started a rolling review of China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine, the EU's top drug regulator announced Tuesday, and experts said that once the vaccine is approved, China will further fulfill its international responsibilities as a major power and provide support to the international community in the pandemic fight.

    By Cui Fandi and Hu Yuwei | 2021/5/5 21:24:38
  • Death of fully vaccinated US expert in India sparks worry over Pfizer's efficacy against COVID-19 double mutant

    Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines have been dragged into the spotlight over efficacy concerns against the new double mutant variant first found in India after an infectious disease specialist from the US, who had received two Pfizer shots prior to his arrival in India, passed away after testing positive for coronavirus at the age of 81, local media reported on Wednesday.

    By Fan Anqi and Lou Kang | 2021/5/5 20:48:39
  • China urges respect for its sovereignty over Huangyan Island, etiquette from Philippine diplomat

    China urged on Tuesday the Philippines to respect China's sovereignty. It also demanded the country stop taking actions that complicate the situation, after Philippine foreign minister made expletive-laced remarks against China.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/4 19:01:59
  • Chinese envoy's update on support to India following Bollywood actor's tweet underlines China's help for neighbor

    Chinese Ambassador to India's quick response to India's Bollywood Actor Sonu Sood's tweet which alleged that China has blocked anti-epidemic supplies to India by clarifying about China's persistent support to India's anti-epidemic efforts has gathered thumbs up from many India netizens, which brought the recent interactions on India's worsening epidemic situation between the two countries to a new high.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/2 17:53:48
  • China opposes US' unprecedented meeting invitation to Taiwan rep in France, calling it endorsement for Taiwan secessionists

    China strongly opposed to the US Embassy in France's invitation to Taiwan's representative in France to attend a lunch meeting on Friday, stating that the move seriously violated the one-China principle and endorsed the Taiwan "secessionist forces," the Chinese embassy in France responded on its official website on Sunday.

    By Global Times | 2021/5/2 11:06:07
  • Exclusive: China accelerating production and delivery of 40,000 more oxygen generators ordered by India: Ambassador

    China will make its utmost efforts to provide help to India in accordance with the demands of the Indian side, and the production of at least 40,000 oxygen generators as the orders placed by India is underway. Chinese companies will soon deliver necessary medical supplies to India, Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong told the Global Times in an exclusive interview.

    By Bai Yunyi and Chen Qingqing | 2021/5/1 9:16:09
  • Like ping-pong diplomacy, people-to-people connections still promote today's China-US ties: Chinese and American observers

    Including climate, education and public health, there are still many fields where China and the US can seek common interests through cooperation, and break the ice for the world's most important bilateral relations amid current uncertainties, noted some Chinese and American politicians, scholars and businessmen at a conference in Shanghai on Friday.

    By Huang Lanlan in Shanghai | 2021/4/30 19:50:01
  • Xi sends condolences to Modi, offers help to India over COVID-19 crisis

    Chinese President Xi Jinping sends condolences to Indian PM Modi over India's COVID-19 situation. Xi said China is willing to enhance cooperation with India on fighting COVID-19 and provide support and assistance to India.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/30 18:40:47
  • Xi speaks with Hungarian PM by phone, stresses vaccine, railway cooperation

    Chinese President Xi Jinping said China is ready to continue strengthening vaccine cooperation with Hungary, and firmly honors its promise of making vaccines a global public good, in a telephone conversation with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/30 0:18:00
  • GT investigates: automation in Xinjiang PV factories, cotton farms debunks 'forced labor' claim

    At the factory gate of Xinjiang Daqo, a raw materials producer for global solar panels in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, a security guard dressed in a camouflage coat greets visitors. Walking into the facility, tall rectifying columns, continuous pipelines and numerous robot arms are ubiquitous, while workers in blue uniforms working with their hands are not common.

    By Zhang Dan, Zhao Juecheng and Li Jieyi in Xinjiang | 2021/4/29 0:23:39
  • China-Germany govt consultations set ties straight ahead of Berlin power reshuffle, stabilize China-EU relations

    China and Germany held intergovernmental consultations via video link on Wednesday with 25 ministers of the two governments participating, which shows the high level and great potential of cooperation between the two countries, and that China-Germany ties play the role of stabilizer for China-EU relations, said experts.

    By Yang Sheng, Liu Xin and Zhang Hongpei | 2021/4/28 22:36:05
  • Australian politicians hyping up war threats are real troublemakers: Chinese FM spokesperson

    Some Australian politicians, out of their personal interests, are eager to stir up confrontation and hype up war threats, which is extremely irresponsible and against the will of the people, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said on Wednesday, in response to the recent "drums of war" remarks made by Secretary of Australian Department of Home Affairs Michael Pezzullo.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/28 18:25:42
  • US 'recommendations' to WHO pushing back on frozen food hypothesis a political farce: Chinese FM

    The US' planned recommendations to the WHO urging more testing and pushing back on the idea that cold chain could spread coronavirus are a political farce with a preset outcome whose purpose is nothing more than to smear and suppress China, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/28 17:54:34
  • GT investigates: US sits on stockpile as others beg

    When the US sets priority on vaccines, it takes it, even as many countries in the rest of the world are suffering from a deadly pandemic and in desperate need for vaccines and raw materials – for example, its partner India is battling with a catastrophic second wave with hundreds of thousands of daily new infections – which unexpectedly exposed the US' ruthlessness and indifference to the world.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/4/28 1:01:57
  • China deepens anti-COVID19 cooperation with S. Asian nations amid surging cases in India

    Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met virtually with his counterparts from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh on Tuesday to discuss efforts on COVID-19 fight and post-pandemic economic recovery, on which vaccine cooperation and supply chain stability became major concerns. China also extended the invitation to India to attend the online meeting. Despite the absence of New Delhi in the meeting, Beijing is still committed to helping it fight the pandemic.

    By Liu Xin, Chen Qingqing and Leng Shumei | 2021/4/27 23:11:30
  • Brazil trusts Chinese-made vaccine; hopes stronger ties unaffected by US political sphere: Ambassador

    The Global Times reporters Hu Yuwei and Bai Yunyi (GT) recently interviewed the Brazilian Ambassador to China Paulo Estivallet de Mesquita (Estivallet) to review remarkable moments in their joint fight against the coronavirus.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2021/4/27 21:21:46
  • Japan's diplomatic bluebook mentions China 273 times as it plays up 'China threat' theory, but leaves room for 'two-pronged strategy'

    Though mentioning China 273 times as "one of its most important diplomatic ties" in the 2021 edition of the Diplomatic Bluebook, the Japanese government played up the "China threat theory" and clearly announced the strategy of cooperating with the US to contain China.

    By Wang Qi and Xing Xiaojing | 2021/4/27 21:06:45
  • China willing to help India fight COVID-19 through multiple channels: FM

    China has reiterated its willingness to provide necessary support and assistance to India, and is now working on allocating medical supplies from Chinese enterprises to meet the surging demand in India, including oxygen concentrators, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Tuesday.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/27 17:34:15
  • Chinese netizens sympathize with, support helping India fight epidemic, while some hold mixed feelings

    An old Chinese saying, "A close neighbor is better than a distant relative," was recently echoed by many Chinese and Indian netizens after China and other neighboring countries expressed willingness to help India fight its COVID-19 surge. China has already been sending much-needed anti-epidemic materials and commodities to India.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/27 17:30:06
  • Vietnam says it won't follow others in opposing China; experts note 'US has no chance to use sovereignty issue to divide region'

    Vietnam has made positive comments on its ties with China during Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe's visit to the country, stressing that Vietnam will never follow other countries in opposing China.

    By Yang Sheng and Deng Xiaoci | 2021/4/27 11:32:37
  • Chinese Foreign Minister will meet counterparts from South Asian countries focusing on vaccine supplies and epidemic fight

    Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, will meet with his counterparts from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh on Tuesday to discuss efforts to fight COVID-19 and post-pandemic economic recovery. Experts expect that vaccine cooperation will be a major topic given the grave situation in India.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2021/4/27 0:35:23
  • US makes U-turn on aiding India, motivation questioned

    Under tremendous pressure, the US, which has remained silent in face of the unprecedented humanitarian crisis in India, an important partner to Washington's Indo-Pacific strategy, over the weekend, finally responded positively, pledging medical aid such as raw materials for vaccines and oxygen concentrators. Such a U-turn in attitude is largely driven by geopolitical interests, in addition to countries' actual concerns about the epidemic crisis, and displays how this so-called political alliance failed to address India's major concerns, experts said.

    By Chen Qingqing and Liu Xin | 2021/4/27 0:33:02
  • Chinese Embassy in India pledges to encourage, guide Chinese firms to cooperate with India to facilitate acquiring anti-epidemic supplies

    Chinese Embassy in India pledges to encourage, guide Chinese firms to cooperate with India to facilitate acquiring anti-epidemic supplies

    By Global Times | 2021/4/26 22:13:54
  • Biden inherits some problematic Trump legacies, makes 100-day score 'unsatisfied'

    Majority of Americans say they approve of US President Joe Biden's job performance near his first 100 days in office, according to US media, and Chinese experts also weighed in on Biden's performance from China's perspective, saying that Biden's efforts on fixing ties with not only China, but also many other countries have been unsatisfactory, despite returning the US to the multilateral framework and showing openness to cooperation and dialogue.

    By Yang Sheng and Wang Qi | 2021/4/26 21:55:24
  • China issues report on Diaoyu Islands to 'reaffirm sovereign rights, warn Japan and US collusion'

    China released a report on the topography and geography of the Diaoyu Islands on Monday amid Japan's growing desire to make the US back it up on the topic. Chinese experts saw the latest report as a strong message that reaffirmed China's sovereignty over the islands to the world with facts, openness and transparency, and warned Japan and the US that their collusion will face consequences if they fail to respect China's stance on the issue.

    By Zhang Hui and Xing Xiaojing | 2021/4/26 20:23:40
  • IAEA to invite China to joint technical team to supervise Fukushima water dumping: Chinese FM

    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed that China will be invited to join a technical working group to evaluate and supervise Japan's Fukushima nuclear-contaminated water disposal plan, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/26 16:59:19
  • China reiterates willingness to help India fight COVID-19 surge

    China has expressed its willingness to help India fight its recent COVID-19 surge and will provide support within its capacity if requested, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Monday. It was the second time in less than a week that China expressed willingness to assist India in the epidemic fight.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/26 16:21:18
  • US slammed for 'selfish,' 'indifferent' response to India's call for help amid devastating COVID-19 crisis

    "Selfish and indifferent" - the US' refusal to supply more vaccine to India or lift the embargo on the export of raw material needed to ramp up vaccine production in India has sparked anti-US sentiment in India and triggered global criticism in recent days amid India's deadly surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths.

    By Liu Xin and Chenq Qingqing | 2021/4/26 0:51:42
  • China signals 'orderly' implementation of phase one deal with the US

    China is seeing good progress on the terms regarding intellectual property rights protection in the phase one deal with the US, according to an official at the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) on Sunday, sending a clear signal that China has remained committed to the deal despite the turbulence from COVID-19 pandemic last year and tense bilateral relations.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/25 23:18:48
  • Intention for Biden to glue EU against China at upcoming G7 summit difficult to reach: experts

    US President Joe Biden is scheduled to make the first overseas trip of his presidency in June to the G7 summit in the UK, during which he will reportedly prod allies to further pressure on China over Xinjiang issues, an arrangement which Chinese analysts said indicates that Biden's agenda prioritizes restoring the transatlantic relationship in order to contain China.

    By Liu Caiyu | 2021/4/25 23:18:39
  • China's coast guard continues patrolling waters surrounding Diaoyu, defying US reaffirming security commitment to Japan

    Although the US reaffirmed earlier in April that it is committed to the defense of Japan under their security treaty, which covers the Diaoyu Islands where China and Japan have a dispute, the China Coast Guard (CCG) continued to send its vessels to patrol the surrounding waters on Sunday, with analysts saying that China is making it clear to relevant countries that they are unable to challenge China's determination to safeguard its territories.

    By Yang Sheng and Leng Shumei | 2021/4/25 21:53:40
  • Xi exchanges congratulatory messages with Lao president on 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties

    General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday exchanged congratulatory messages with Thongloun Sisoulith, general secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and Lao president, over the 60th anniversary of the founding of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

    By Xinhua | 2021/4/25 18:30:33
  • China dismisses EU accusations on Chinese fishing boats operating in S.China Sea

    Niu'e Jiao is a part of China's Nansha Islands, and the way Chinese fishing boats have been operating near the area has been reasonable and lawful, a spokesperson of the Chinese Mission to the EU said Saturday, dismissing the EU's accusations and warning that security risks in the South China Sea mainly come from outside the region.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/25 13:48:44
  • US 'claims cooperation, pushes confrontation'; ambivalence weakens possibility of 'Ping-Pong Diplomacy 2.0'

    A Saturday commemoration of Ping-Pong Diplomacy was seen by observers as "more relevant" when China and the US have increasingly confrontational relations and "require flexible people-to-people exchanges" to retain positive exchanges and push forward cooperation, observers said.

    By Zhang Han and Hu Yuwei | 2021/4/24 20:36:14
  • Devastating epidemic 'may drag Indian economy back to 20 years ago'; China stands ready to help

    As India suffers its worst humanitarian crisis amid the devastating second wave of COVID-19 with the fastest rise in new daily cases any country has experienced since the outbreak, the Chinese government and enterprises have made goodwill gestures by offering help or donating medical supplies despite sour bilateral ties.

    By Zhang Hui | 2021/4/24 19:31:08
  • Wang Yi puts forward five suggestions to US on bilateral ties

    Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday communicated with US Council on Foreign Relations via video link.

    By Agencies | 2021/4/24 8:08:56
  • Australian defense minister's comments against China confuse right and wrong: Chinese FM

    Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton's comments against China including the alleged cyberattacks are ridiculous. China urges Australia to tell right from wrong and make efforts in improving bilateral ties, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Friday, two days after Canberra scraped a Belt and Road Initiative deal between China and Australia's Victoria State.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/23 18:23:29
  • China will 'do its utmost' to cooperate with Cambodia in anti-pandemic fight: FM

    With Cambodia encountering severe challenges stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, China as a staunch friend will "do its utmost" to work with the Cambodian side to fight against the pandemic, which not only embodies the two sides' special friendship but China's responsibility for the China-Cambodia community of a shared future, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said on Friday.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/23 17:56:11
  • Xi calls for building a community for man and nature at US-held climate summit

    During a US-led global climate summit in which Washington seeks to shore up global leadership on the issue, Chinese President Xi Jinping reiterated China's goal of reaching carbon neutrality in 2060, a goal that is hailed by analysts as most ambitious in terms of time duration compared with developed countries; and the president's proposal of "jointly building a community for man and nature" was praised by observers as "putting up a new rule for human being's new civilization."

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/4/23 1:48:39
  • Consulate general of Israel in Shanghai organizes events to celebrate World Earth Day

    A tree of friendship was planted by Edward Shapira, consul general of Israel in Shanghai, and students from Shanghai Thomas School on Thursday, amid a slew of events organized by the consulate to celebrate the 52nd Earth Day in Shanghai.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/22 23:28:06
  • Xi makes six-point proposal for building community of life for man, nature

    President Xi Jinping on Thursday made a six-point proposal on building a community of life for man and nature.

    By Xinhua | 2021/4/22 23:03:09
  • China condemns terror blast at Pakistan hotel hosting Chinese envoy; 'West hype won't hold back BRI project'

    A deadly car bomb explosion that rocked a hotel, supposedly well-fortified, in Quetta, capital of Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province late Wednesday, has become the latest material for some Western media to exploit hours after the tragedy and to hype local resentment against the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects in the region, citing the facility was hosting Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/4/22 22:10:52
  • Xi calls for jointly building life community for man, nature

    Xi calls for jointly building life community for man, nature

    By Xinhua | 2021/4/22 21:07:46
  • China is committed to achieving carbon emissions peak in 2030 & carbon neutrality in 2060: President Xi Jinping

    China is committed to achieving carbon emissions peak in 2030 & carbon neutrality in 2060: President Xi Jinping

    By Global Times | 2021/4/22 20:44:41
  • Xi attends Leaders Summit on Climate

    Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate via video link in Beijing on Thursday.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/22 20:25:32
  • China strongly condemns deadly terror blast at Pakistan hotel: Chinese FM

    China strongly condemns the deadly blast in the parking lot of the Serena Hotel in Quetta, capital of the Pakistani province of Balochistan late Wednesday, and sends condolences to those affected, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin commented on Thursday.

    By Globaltimes.cn | 2021/4/22 15:38:42
  • Australia faces serious consequences for unreasonable provocation against China over BRI deals: observer

    Australia has essentially fired a major shot in what could lead up to a potential trade conflict with China and could face serious consequences for its "unreasonable provocation" against China, Chinese experts said on Wednesday after Canberra moved to use what has been viewed as an anti-China law to revoke agreements signed between Victoria state and China on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

    By Global Times | 2021/4/22 1:10:27
  • Tesla besieged following auto show protest

    While Tesla's vice president successfully dodged a public appearance at the Boao Forum for Asia, the company can't dodge powerful shockwaves after the dramatic protest staged at the Shanghai auto show, which included a government order for it to hand in vehicle data, a harsh-toned statement from Chinese discipline regulators criticizing its "arrogance," as well as thousands of posts on China's web platforms mixing criticism and support.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/4/21 23:28:39
  • China opposes Aussie govt canceling Victoria's Belt and Road Initiative deals with China: embassy

    China opposes Aussie govt cancelling Victoria's Belt and Road Initiative deals with China: embassy

    By Global Times | 2021/4/21 22:41:00
  • Disposal of Fukushima nuclear wastewater should be assessed under framework of intl agencies, not let world pay: FM

    China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday the disposal of Fukushima nuclear wastewater should be assessed and discussed under the framework of international agencies including the UN, the WHO, and the IAEA, urging the Japanese government to correct its irresponsible decision to dump of the wastewater to the ocean and avoid involving people all around the world in paying for its wrongdoings. The remarks came after South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong expressed opposition to the move, and said on Tuesday that Seoul will work closely with international agencies to deal with Japan.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/21 19:37:01
  • Xi's attendance to Biden's climate summit shows 'goodwill gesture' but also 'a challenge to US-led climate agenda'

    At the invitation of US President Joe Biden, President Xi Jinping will attend and deliver an important speech at the leaders' climate summit on Thursday via video link in Beijing, the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday morning.

    By Chen Qingqing, Zhao Yusha and Zhang Han | 2021/4/21 9:12:31
  • Human Rights Watch's call for an enquiry over Xinjiang shows biased Western narrative

    New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released a new report calling for an investigation by the UN into the alleged crimes against humanity committed in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, citing groundless accusations that China has refuted repeatedly, which demonstrates that the alleged impartial NGO is biased, and reveals the Western human rights narrative's hegemonic nature, observers said on Tuesday.

    By Fan Lingzhi and Zhang Han | 2021/4/21 1:17:59
  • US climate leadership in question in upcoming summit as its flip-flops pose threat to global efforts

    Between China and the US signing a joint statement to address the climate crisis last week and US President Joe Biden's virtual climate summit to tout his administration's green policies this week, top US diplomat Antony Blinken fired unkind signals to urge Washington to take the lead in the green energy field in a move to combat China.

    By Zhao Yusha | 2021/4/20 23:28:39
  • Chinese COVID-19 vaccine producers mull technology transfer to tackle global vaccine inequities

    Chinese COVID-19 vaccine producers such as Sinovac and CanSinoBIO are mulling technology transfers to other countries to help address the global vaccine inequity issue, company executives said at the 2021 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) on Tuesday.

    By Shen Weiduo in Boao and Leng Shumei in Beijing | 2021/4/20 22:23:39
  • Chinese FM denounces Japan's pseudoscience on radioactive water, urges it to take responsibility

    Japan should uphold a scientific attitude, face up to opposition from the international community and correct its irresponsible decision to dump radioactive water into the ocean, instead of confusing the public with pseudoscience, China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday. Japan's claim that China and South Korea have lower standards for the treatment of wastewater from nuclear power plants than Japan is complete pseudoscience, said spokesperson Wang Wenbin at a press conference.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/20 18:31:10
  • China supports ASEAN to constructively participate in Myanmar reconciliation: FM Wang Yi

    It is in line with the interests of the Myanmar people and the international society to support ASEAN to constructively participate in Myanmar's domestic reconciliation process in the ASEAN way, and push for the easing and cooling down of the Myanmar situation, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said at the high-level open debate held by the UN Security Council on Monday.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/20 13:40:05
  • Xi congratulates Diaz-Canel on election as head of Cuban Communist Party

    General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a congratulatory message to Miguel Diaz-Canel on his election as First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee.

    By Xinhua | 2021/4/20 9:18:11
  • GT survey shows 90% say China should not look up to West; experts say confident Chinese won't tolerate foreign provocations

    Approximately 90 percent of the young Chinese participating in the latest survey conducted by the Global Times Research Center believe China should not "look up to the West" anymore, with more people in the past five years even "looking down on the West" due to multiple reasons including China's achievements in its development and the West's failed handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    By Yang Sheng, Cao Siqi and Chen Qingqing | 2021/4/19 22:55:21
  • China's unrivaled offline strength gets double-click as Auto Shanghai 2021 kicks off after Boao Forum

    Revolving around streams of visitors exuding enthusiasm for the world of the latest foreign lineups and indigenous auto innovations, the 19th International Automobile Industry Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2021) kicked off on Monday in China's financial hub Shanghai.

    By GT staff reporters | 2021/4/19 22:11:11
  • Over one-third of respondents show declining trust in Western media, calling them 'politicized tools' for containing China

    Over 80 percent of the respondents to the latest survey conducted by the Global Times believe that there is currently a widely shared bias in Western society toward China, and over the past five years, over 55 percent of the respondents showed declined trust in Western media's coverage of China. This is especially true on Western-led accusations of the so-called genocide in China's Xinjiang, which over 76 percent see as a complete lie that serves only as an excuse for containing China.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2021/4/19 19:00:40
  • Decades on, rural areas in Zhejiang enjoy green and sustainable development under CPC's guidance

    On April 15, dozens of foreign diplomats visited Yucun, a small village in East China's Zhejiang Province that is hailed as one of the most beautiful villages with its fresh air, clear rivers, lush mountains and clean streets.

    By Huang Lanlan in Zhejiang | 2021/4/19 18:28:39
  • China-US Ping-Pong diplomacy returns in climate change field?

    China and the US are committed to working together on the issue of climate change, and will cooperate on multilateral fronts including the Paris Agreement, according to a joint statement issued on Sunday between the two sides following US climate envoy John Kerry's visit to Shanghai, which is welcomed as a long-expected China-US interaction amid strained ties.

    By Fan Anqi | 2021/4/19 0:01:52
  • China not an adversary, even less an enemy; time for US to view China as an equal

    Desperate for a diplomatic breakthrough in the face of a troubled domestic situation, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga achieved his goal of becoming the first foreign leader to be hosted by new US President Joe Biden at the White House. The two sides launched "a CoRe partnership" according to a joint statement, showing the world how close the two countries are and what issues they will work together on.

    By Cao Siqi and Yang Sheng | 2021/4/18 23:14:37
  • Boao Forum to further integrate Asian economies, boost global governance

    The 2021 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) kicked off in Boao, a coastal resort in South China's Hainan Province on Sunday. In the post-COVID19 era, attendees' anticipation for the conference, also the first international forum comprising mostly offline conferences this year, includes not only helping Asian countries shore up confidence in accelerating economic growth, but also taking it as an international exchange forum that has a global impact.

    By Shen Weiduo and Chi Jingyi in Boao | 2021/4/18 22:28:05
  • China, US commit to climate cooperation amid strained ties

    China and the US are "committed to working together" on the issue of climate change, and will cooperate on multilateral fronts including the Paris Agreement, said a joint statement issued on Sunday between the two sides following US climate envoy John Kerry's visit to Shanghai.

    By Global Times | 2021/4/18 7:54:37
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