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Chinese experts have strongly criticized US efforts to rope in G7 members to form a coalition of protectionism targeting Chinese emerging industries, particularly in the electric vehicle (EV) sec-tor, at a G7 finance meeting in Italy later this week.
By Qi Xijia | 2024/5/24 22:58:29
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  • China, Brazil propose road map for solving Ukraine crisis

    China and Brazil have jointly urged the political settlement of the Ukraine crisis and peace talks to be held with the participation of both Russia and Ukraine, which shows the view of developing countries and provides a workable approach to solving the crisis amid new US weapons aid and the Western-convened “peace conference” in Switzerland, analysts said Friday.

    By Zhang Han | 2024/5/24 23:43:08
  • China strongly dissatisfied and firmly opposes UK fabricating charges against Chinese citizens: FM

    China voiced strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition on Friday toward the UK continuously fabricating charges and cases under the so-called pretext of national security and stigmatizing China and even arbitrarily arresting and prosecuting Chinese citizens in the UK.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/24 17:59:57
  • ​Xi congratulates Abinader on re-election as president of the Dominican Republic

    Xi congratulates Abinader on re-election as president of the Dominican Republic

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/24 17:30:02
  • Premier Li to attend China-Japan-S.Korea trilateral summit meeting

    Chinese Premier Li Qiang will be attending the 9th trilateral summit meeting between China, Japan and South Korea in Seoul from May 26 to 27, the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday. The resumption of the meeting after over four years' suspension is "an encouraging sign," experts said, while noting that risks brought by geopolitical games and external interference remain. They warned Japan and South Korea not to step on China's red line regarding the Taiwan question.

    By Fan Anqi and Yu Xi | 2024/5/23 21:46:56
  • UK's accusation on China providing 'lethal aid' to Russia slammed by China, questioned by US

    China condemned on Thursday the UK's accusation that it was providing “lethal aid” to Russia amid the Ukraine crisis, noting the claims made by the UK's defense secretary have even been questioned by its major ally, the US. Given that British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's Conservative Party badly lags in the polls ahead of July elections, the Conservatives will undoubtedly seize every opportunity to take a strong stance against China, experts said.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2024/5/23 21:55:51
  • China sharpens response, as US sets date for tariff hikes, pushes EU to follow suit

    China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on Thursday reaffirmed the country's commitment to green development and slammed "certain countries and regions" mulling to take restrictive measures against Chinese electric vehicles (EVs), in response to reports of a prominent Chinese expert calling for a temporary tariff hike on imported cars with large engines.

    By Wang Cong | 2024/5/23 19:52:22
  • PLA launches justified joint drills around island of Taiwan with warns against foreign interference: Chinese FM

    It's fully legitimate and justified for Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)'s Eastern Theater Command to launch joint drills around the island of Taiwan, safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Thursday, in response to a US General's remarks calling the drill "concerning."

    By Global Times | 2024/5/23 19:38:10
  • Japan-Philippines plan to further bolster defense ties targeting China to heighten regional uncertainties: expert

    The Japanese government is reportedly planning a "2+2" meeting in July, bringing together the foreign and defense ministers of Japan and the Philippines to further accelerate negotiations on the Reciprocal Assess Arrangement (RAA) as well as weapon equipment exports to Manila. Some observers said that together with the US, Japan aims to encourage the Philippines to take a more confrontational stance against China, particularly concerning the South China Sea, which however, would introduce heightened uncertainties to the region.

    By Liu Xin | 2024/5/23 18:15:10
  • Chinese Embassy refutes fake news of Le Monde about Chinese intelligence agents' operations in France

    The Chinese Embassy in France refuted the fake news published in the French daily Le Monde alleging so-called Chinese intelligence department's actions against dissidents in France. The embassy said that the two cases cited by the newspaper are clearly fabricated and some French journalists' true intention lies in smearing China.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/23 15:56:54
  • UK's accusation of China providing lethal aid to Russia totally groundless: Chinese Embassy

    The Chinese Embassy in the UK called Britain's Defense Secretary Grant Shapps' accusation against China of "providing or preparing to provide Russia with lethal aid" in the Russia-Ukraine conflict totally groundless, the embassy said in a statement issued early Thursday.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/23 8:53:29
  • China hits US defense companies, executives with countermeasures

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday announced countermeasures against 12 US defense corporations and 10 US individuals.

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/22 23:24:57
  • Russia's tactical nuclear drills aim at effective deterrence against NATO: expert

    Russia forces launched the first stage of tactical nuclear drills on Tuesday, which serves as a response to some provocative statements made by some Western officials, according to Russian media. Some Chinese military experts said on Wednesday that the purpose of the drills is not for actual combat but for effective deterrence, ensuring that the US and NATO do not act impulsively.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2024/5/22 23:18:58
  • China ready to work with Vatican for steady improvement of ties: Chinese FM spokesperson

    China is ready to work with the Vatican for the steady improvement of relations, and two sides have maintained engagement, had in-depth communication on bilateral relations and international hotspot issues and increased understanding and trust, a spokesperson from China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday in response to the Vatican's top cardinal suggesting that it wants to establish a permanent office in China.

    By Zhao Yusha | 2024/5/22 23:13:40
  • Three European nations to recognize Palestinian state; 'two-State solution only way out of conflict'

    In a historic move expected to quell the flames of war in the Middle East, Ireland, Norway, and Spain announced the recognition of a Palestinian state on Wednesday. The move is hailed by Chinese experts as representing an overdue correction of "a previously skewed balance," while bringing the Palestinian question, which had intentionally been obscured before, back to the center stage.

    By Fan Anqi | 2024/5/22 21:55:28
  • China welcomes US tourists to experience the real China: Xi

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday extended a warm welcome to US tourists to travel to China, meet Chinese friends, experience Chinese culture, visit beautiful landscapes and experience the real China, in a congratulatory message to the 14th China-US Tourism Leadership Summit held in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

    By Xu Liuliu in Xi'an, Wang Cong and Ma Tong in Beijing | 2024/5/22 21:33:09
  • China sanctions 12 US military entities and 10 executives in response to US unilateral sanctions against Chinese entities and arms sales to Taiwan

    China sanctions 12 US military entities and 10 executives in response to US unilateral sanctions against Chinese entities and arms sales to Taiwan

    By Agencies | 2024/5/22 17:22:09
  • Xi sends message to 14th China-US Tourism Leadership Summit

    Xi sends message to 14th China-U.S. Tourism Leadership Summit

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/22 12:42:36
  • Leaders of many countries and intl organizations reaffirm commitment of upholding one-China principle: FM

    Over the past few weeks, leaders of many countries and international organizations have reaffirmed the commitment to the just cause of upholding the one-China principle, which shows that upholding the one-China principle is where global opinion trends, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin on Tuesday during a regular press conference.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/22 2:49:37
  • Assange case shows world what US-style 'press freedom' means: Chinese FM

    The case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange shows the world what US-style “freedom of the press" really is, said Wang Wenbin, spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at a press briefing on Tuesday.

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/22 0:23:04
  • Wang meets Iranian deputy FM, vowing support

    Following the tragic helicopter crash that killed Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and several other officials on Sunday, Chinese and Iranian officials have reiterated their resolution to continue to strengthen the strategic cooperation between the two countries, as experts noted that the passing of Raisi will not affect the overall direction and development of China-Iran relations, nor will it bring about fundamental changes in Iran's domestic politics.

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/21 22:51:36
  • Global leaders reiterate support for one-China principle, highlighting general consensus of intl community

    Many leaders of countries and heads of international organizations in recent days have promptly voiced their adherence to the one-China principle, fully demonstrating that upholding the one-China principle is the righteous path and the general consensus of the international community. Such a declaration of support to the one-China principle comes in response to the new Taiwan regional leader Lai Ching-te's plan to push "Taiwan independence." This push, along with the attempts of certain countries, especially the US and Japan, to play the "Taiwan card" to contain China, are doomed to fail, analysts said.

    By Liu Xin | 2024/5/21 22:49:40
  • China urges US not to use Ukraine crisis to advance geopolitical strategies, provoke camp confrontations

    A Chinese envoy refuted the US representative's unreasonable accusations against China at a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Briefing on Ukraine on Monday, urging the US not to use the Ukraine crisis to advance geopolitical strategies, provoke camp confrontations, or serve its own agenda.

    By Xu Keyue and Sun Langchen | 2024/5/21 22:01:40
  • China sanctions former US lawmaker

    China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday that it will take countermeasures in accordance with the law against Mike Gallagher, a former US Representative from Wisconsin and former US congressman, for his frequent words and actions over the past years that have interfered in China's internal affairs, undermined China's sovereignty and territorial integrity, and infringed on China's interests.

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/21 21:52:24
  • China's top diplomat urges SCO members to maintain strategic autonomy; do not allow external forces to turn region into geopolitical arena

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday called for SCO members to maintain their strategic autonomy, solidarity and cooperation and never allow external forces to turn the region into a geopolitical arena.

    By Zhao Yusha and Sun Langchen | 2024/5/21 21:02:48
  • China hopes ICC to uphold objective view on Palestine-Israel conflict

    China on Tuesday said it hopes that the ICC will uphold an objective and fair stance and exercise its powers in accordance with the law after the International Criminal Court (ICC) applied for arrest warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2024/5/21 20:48:15
  • Chinese embassies in several countries lodge stern representations to oppose politicians' interactions with 'Taiwan independence' separatist forces

    Chinese embassies in several countries, including the UK, Japan, and South Korea, have lodged solemn representations with these nations, opposing the attendance of certain politicians at the "inauguration ceremony" of the Taiwan regional leader. The Chinese embassies emphasized that Taiwan is an integral part of China and reiterated the one-China principle, urging these politicians to cease sending wrong signals to "Taiwan independence" separatist forces.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/21 12:13:29
  • Philippine side should reflect on its own actions when it comes to possible environmental problems in Zhongye Dao: Chinese FM

    The Philippine side should most certainly reflect on its own actions for the potential environmental problems around Nansha Qundao (also known as Nansha Islands), over which China holds an indisputable sovereignty including Zhongye Dao (also known as Zhongye Island), instead of blaming the Chinese side for no reason, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Monday.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/20 23:52:00
  • FM's Kazakhstan visit to 'bring new momentum to cooperation'

    Wang Yi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and Minister of Foreign Affairs, started his official visit to Kazakhstan on Monday, where he and his counterpart touched on broader cooperation in fields such as introducing electric vehicle manufacturers from China to the central Asian country. Wang is also expected to attend a meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Astana on Tuesday.

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/20 23:37:41
  • Global community extends condolences over Raisi's death

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a message of condolence to Iran's First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber following the unfortunate death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter accident, saying Raisi's tragic death is a great loss to the Iranian people, and the Chinese people also lost a good friend.

    By Zhao Yusha and Bai Yunyi | 2024/5/20 21:28:48
  • UK defense chief's concern over China-Russia ties 'groundless', for the sake of attracting attention

    UK politicians such as its defense chief are increasingly launching groundless accusations against China and Russia, said Chinese analysts on Monday as the UK defense secretary Grant Shapps claimed that he was concerned about the strengthening China-Russia diplomatic ties as "it posed a threat to democracy."

    By Yang Sheng and Sun Langchen | 2024/5/20 21:11:56
  • Senior CPC official reportedly to visit Japan, a 'proactive action from China to stabilize and improve ties'

    Liu Jianchao, Minister of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, is reportedly scheduled to visit Japan later this month to meet with ruling and opposition Japanese officials, at a time roughly coinciding with the reported trilateral leaders' meeting between China, Japan and South Korea.

    By Xu Keyue | 2024/5/20 20:56:19
  • One-China principle general consensus of the international community: Chinese FM

    Many political dignitaries from countries that have diplomatic relations with China, friendly figures from various political parties and heads of major international organizations issued a voice of justice that adheres to the one-China principle and demonstrates their firm stance against Taiwan independence and separatism and opposition to external forces interfering in the Taiwan question, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Monday.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/20 18:22:04
  • Xi expresses condolences over death of Iranian president

    Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed deep condolences over the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter accident, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Monday.

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/20 16:19:37
  • Iran's political structure can still ensure country's normal functioning despite helicopter 'hard landing' incident, said Chinese experts

    Whilst cause of the incident of “hard landing” of the helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi remains unknown, Chinese experts said dense fog may be the culprit, yet they believed the thorny domestic and international situation Iran faces currently also gives room for theories of “foul play.” However, Iran's political structure can still ensure the country's normal function despite the incident, preventing it from descending into chaos, observers said.

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/20 12:01:10
  • Foreign Ministry Spokesperson's Remarks on the "Hard Landing" of the Helicopter Carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi

    China is deeply concerned over the “hard landing” of the helicopter carrying President Ebrahim Raisi and hopes President Raisi and the others aboard are safe and sound. We are closely following the situation and will provide all necessary support and assistance for Iran's rescue efforts.

    By mfa.gov.cn | 2024/5/20 9:41:17
  • Philippine govt scapegoats former commander for reaching new agreement with China on disputes, triggering wide discontent and insider revelations

    Efforts to de-escalate tensions between China and the Philippines in the South China Sea by agreeing to a "new model" for resupply missions concerning Ren'ai Jiao (also known as Ren'ai Reef) have forced Philippines' vice admiral Alberto Carlos, the commander of the AFP Western Command (Wescom), to leave the post and get replaced quickly. Observers considered him to be a scapegoat, as the Filipino senior military officials who authorized him to sit at the negotiating table all denied their involvement, leading to a huge domestic controversy and triggering more insider revelations.

    By Hu Yuwei and Fan Wei | 2024/5/19 22:45:28
  • China's top diplomat starts Central Asia visit; SCO's role highlighted: expert

    China's top diplomat Wang Yi's visit to Central Asia where he will also attend a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs will further enhance China's cooperation with the region, and better coordinate and prepare for the upcoming meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the SCO, Chinese experts said. They believe the SCO's expansion and anti-terrorism efforts will top the agenda of this year's meetings, and further highlight the organization's influence and important role under a complicated international environment.

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/19 20:26:41
  • Experts dispel Philippines' malicious misinterpretation of China's new CCG regulations

    The Philippine media associated the promulgation of China's regulations on administrative law-enforcement procedures of Coast Guard agencies (hereafter referred to as Procedures) with Philippine "local fishermen" engaging in provocations in the surrounding waters of China's Huangyan Dao.

    By Guo Yuandan | 2024/5/18 20:34:25
  • Unilateral sanctions against China do not conform with a broad number of international legal norms: UN expert

    Unilateral sanctions against China do not conform with a broad number of international legal norms, are introduced to apply pressure on the country, and can be qualified as unilateral coercive measures, the UN Special Rapporteur on unilateral coercive measures and human rights, Alena Douhan, said in a press conference in Beijing on Friday after a 12-day official visit to several cities in China, including Urumqi, Shihezi and Hotan in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

    By Liu Xin and Ni Hongzhang | 2024/5/17 22:47:01
  • China, Russia embrace new opportunities, prospects at key trade expo

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sent a congratulatory letter to the eighth China-Russia Expo, which opened the same day in Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, which borders Russia.

    By Zhang Weilan in Harbin, Zhang Han and Ma Jingjing in Beijing | 2024/5/17 22:40:27
  • China urges Philippines to stop serving as pawn, following US missile deployment

    China urges the Philippines to abide by the basic norms of international communication, and stop spreading false narratives, Zhang Xiaogang, a spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense, said at a press briefing on Friday. Following the US' deployment of medium-range ballistic missiles, China also urges the Philippines not to serve as a pawn and a tool of hegemony, Zhang said.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/17 22:39:18
  • Exclusive: Beijing, Havana resume direct flights, to enhance connectivity between China and Caribbean region: envoy

    The resumption of direct flights between China and Cuba is conducive to enhancing connectivity between China and the Caribbean region, and granting a visa-free policy for ordinary Chinese showed the trust between the two countries, which is also part of the implementation of the consensus reached by the two heads of state, Alberto Blanco Silva, Cuban Ambassador to China, told the Global Times in an exclusive interview on Friday.

    By Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi | 2024/5/17 22:25:19
  • China urges US to stop sending wrong signals to 'Taiwan independence' forces ahead of Lai's inauguration

    The Central Military Commission (CMC) and Ministry of National Defense have blasted the US for its recent wrongful actions regarding China's Taiwan region and urged it to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces, a few days before the scheduled inauguration of Taiwan regional leader-elect Lai Ching-te.

    By Zhang Yuying | 2024/5/17 19:41:42
  • Xi, Putin hold talks, sign joint statement on deepening ties

    Chinese President Xi Jinping held large-group talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is in China on a state visit, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday. Analysts from both countries said the visit will reinforce and further promote the bilateral strategic ties with high level mutual-trust and broad common interests.

    By Yang Sheng in Beijing and Zhang Weilan in Harbin | 2024/5/16 23:10:19
  • Exclusive: Philippine convoy deterred by Chinese forces, stops 50nm away from Huangyan Dao: source

    A Philippine convoy organized by the Atin Ito Coalition has been deterred by Chinese forces, as it stopped 50 nautical miles away from China's Huangyan Dao (also known as Huangyan Island) on Thursday, despite the organization's claim of successfully completing its mission, the Global Times learned from a source.

    By Wang Qi and Liu Xuanzun | 2024/5/16 12:45:46
  • China, Pakistan reiterate ironclad friendship, agree to update building of economic corridor

    Pakistan's newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar wrapped up his visit to China on Thursday. During his short stay, the two countries had held a strategic dialogue during which they reiterated the ironclad friendship and agreed to deepen cooperation under the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative as well as to update the building of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/16 21:07:29
  • China rebuffs US accusations on supplying Russia with weapon components: Chinese FM

    China has rebuffed US claims accusing the Chinese side of supplying Russia with materials for weapons manufacturing, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Thursday, noting that China has always taken a prudent and responsible attitude in the export of military products, strict control of dual-use items, including commercial drone exports.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/16 19:04:49
  • Xi, Putin attend opening ceremony of China-Russia Years of Culture

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the opening ceremony of the China-Russia Years of Culture and a special concert celebrating the 75th anniversary of China-Russia diplomatic ties on Thursday in Beijing.

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/16 17:46:58
  • Xi, Putin sign, issue joint statement on deepening China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday signed and issued a joint statement on deepening China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/16 14:21:08
  • Xi, Putin attend signing ceremony of cooperation documents

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the signing ceremony of cooperation documents in Beijing on Thursday.

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/16 14:12:53
  • Xi holds talks with Putin

    Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is on a state visit to China, in Beijing on Thursday.

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/16 11:20:55
  • Xi holds welcome ceremony for Putin

    Chinese President Xi Jinping held a welcome ceremony for Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is on a state visit to China, on Thursday morning at the square outside the east gate of the Great Hall of the People.

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/16 11:03:12
  • China, Pakistan set to deepen counter-terrorism security cooperation: Wang Yi

    China and Pakistan will further deepen security cooperation on counter-terrorism, and call on the international community to build a united front against terrorism, combat all forms of terrorism with a "zero tolerance" attitude, and eradicate the breeding ground for terrorism by addressing both the symptoms and the root causes, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/16 1:12:07
  • Exclusive: Latest images show severe rust on Philippines' illegally grounded warship at Ren'ai Jiao; ship may 'cause irreversible damage to marine life'

    The hull and interior facilities of the illegally grounded Philippines' warship at Ren'ai Jiao (also known as Ren'ai Reef) are severely corroded, according to a set of images exclusively obtained by the Global Times from the China Coast Guard (CCG) recently. Experts warned that the illegally grounded warship may cause irreversible and continuous damage to the marine life in the South China Sea.

    By Fan Wei, Hu Yuwei and Zhang Yuying | 2024/5/15 16:17:11
  • Wang Yi: Unilateralism and protectionism are bound to be crushed by the wheels of history

    On May 15, 2024, Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi was asked for comment on the recent unilateral sanctions and tariff hikes imposed by the United States on Chinese products when he met the press together with Pakistani Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar after the fifth round of China-Pakistan Foreign Ministers' Strategic Dialogue in Beijing.

    By Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China | 2024/5/16 0:10:07
  • Putin says China clearly understands roots of Ukraine crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said before his trip that Russia is open to a dialogue on Ukraine, but such negotiations must take into account the interests of all countries involved in the conflict, including Russia's, and he expressed positive views on China's position on the Ukraine crisis.

    By Yang Sheng | 2024/5/15 22:08:51
  • Biden reportedly pushes $1b arms transfer to Israel, as experts warn US' inconsistency likely to cost its influence over the crisis

    Only a few days after US President Joe Biden said he would not supply weapons for Israel to launch an all-out assault on Rafah, media reported that he is now pushing through arms transfer to Israel worth more than $1 billion. The inconsistency in the US' words and actions exposes its irresponsibility in this crisis, while experts warn that it will increasingly lose influence over Israel.

    By Cui Fandi | 2024/5/15 22:42:40
  • Lawrence Wong sworn in as Singapore's new PM, expected to 'continue balanced foreign policy approach'

    Lawrence Wong was sworn in on Wednesday as Singapore's fourth prime minister, succeeding Lee Hsien Loong who has stepped down after leading the Asian financial hub for two decades.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2024/5/15 22:13:22
  • China, US engage in in-depth, professional and constructive exchanges on AI

    China and the US held their first meeting of intergovernmental dialogue on artificial intelligence (AI) in Geneva on Tuesday local time. Both sides engaged in in-depth, professional, and constructive exchanges of views on AI technology risks, global governance, and other issues of mutual concern, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

    By Zhao Yusha | 2024/5/15 21:25:34
  • China urges US, UK and Australia to stop AUKUS nuclear submarine deal: FM spokesperson

    China will continue to utilize platforms such as the International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA) and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), review process to thoroughly discuss the political, legal, and technical issues related to the AUKUS nuclear submarine deal, a spokesperson from China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday. Until the international community reaches a clear conclusion, the US, UK, and Australia should halt the advancement of the initiative, the spokesperson noted.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/15 20:34:32
  • Chinese FM refutes US officials' claims on UNGA Resolution 2758 not equate to an international consensus on the one-China principle

    In response to repeated ill-intentioned comments from some US officials to challenge the authority of the UN General Assembly Resolution 2758, calling Taiwan's status “undetermined” and trumpeting for Taiwan's “meaningful participation” in the UN system, Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that those comments tread on international law and the basic norms of international relations.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/15 20:23:43
  • China, US engage in in-depth, professional and constructive exchanges on AI

    China and the US held their first meeting of intergovernmental dialogue on artificial intelligence (AI) in Geneva on Tuesday local time. Both sides engaged in in-depth, professional, and constructive exchanges of views on AI technology risks, global governance, and other issues of mutual concern, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/15 9:20:52
  • Peru, China forging robust economic ties, with vast potential for cooperation, says foreign minister

    China is Peru's largest trading partner and Peru ranks as China's fourth-largest trading partner in Latin America. Peru has also actively engaged in the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The relationship between the two nations continues to evolve on the back of newfound dynamism. The recent visit to China by Peruvian Foreign Minister Javier González-Olaechea Franco (González-Olaechea) marked his inaugural trip after assuming office. In a recent interview with the Global Times (GT) reporter Yin Yeping, he shared insights on the fresh opportunities for cooperation between the two countries.

    By Yin Yeping | 2024/5/15 0:41:33
  • Putin to pay state visit to China, 'bilateral strategic ties to be further improved'

    At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a state visit to China from May 16 to 17, the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday, with analysts from the two countries saying that the visit will have strategic significance for not only the two major powers, but also the world amid turbulence and profound changes.

    By Yang Sheng | 2024/5/14 21:18:37
  • China voices serious concern over spying charges against Chinese citizens in UK

    China on Tuesday voiced serious concern over the arrest and prosecution of the Chinese citizens and strongly urge the UK to earnestly protect the lawful rights and interests of Chinese citizens in the UK.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2024/5/14 21:13:19
  • US urged to abandon self-imposed constraints of technological protectionism before first high-level AI talks with China

    Scheduled high-level talks between China and the US over the risks of artificial intelligence (AI) and global governance are widely seen by Chinese experts as a positive sign for the two major powers to mitigate misunderstandings, close the gap in divergences and seek cooperation potential in this field.

    By Liu Caiyu | 2024/5/14 20:21:29
  • PLA delegation arrives in Japan; first visit of its kind in 4 years shows mutual willingness to stabilize ties: experts

    A delegation comprising of 20 senior commissioned officers from the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is reportedly embarking on a week-long visit to Japan on Tuesday to conduct exchanges with Japanese Self-Defense Force (JSDF). Analysts said that this visit, the first of its kind in four years, reflects the mutual willingness of China and Japan to deepen defense exchanges and foster momentum to stabilize bilateral relations.

    By Liu Xin and Guo Yuandan | 2024/5/14 19:33:40
  • Over 160 Chinese citizens engaged in offshore gambling in Philippines repatriated under bilateral cooperation arrangements

    On Tuesday, the law enforcement departments of China and the Philippines once again worked together to repatriate over 160 Chinese citizens involved in offshore gambling in the Philippines, according to an announcement by the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/14 17:36:43
  • Putin to visit China

    At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a state visit to China from May 16 to 17.

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/14 15:02:51
  • China remains open to cooperating with US on repatriation of illegal immigrants: embassy

    China firmly opposes some US media and politicians using the illegal immigration issue to attack, smear, and shift blame onto China, a spokesperson from the Chinese Embassy in the US said on Tuesday. The spokesperson noted that China remains open to cooperating with Washington on the repatriation of illegal immigrants

    By Global Times | 2024/5/14 15:01:58
  • China's Taiwan has no right to participate in the WHA without approval from the central government: FM spokesperson

    China's Taiwan, unless given approval by the central government, has no basis, reason or right to participate in the World Health Assembly (WHA), and the related matters must be handled in accordance with the one-China principle, a spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/14 1:31:17
  • Chinese, South Korean foreign ministers meet, seek to improve bilateral ties

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met on Monday South Korean Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yul, who began a two-day visit to China that marks the first trip to Beijing by a South Korean foreign minister in more than six years. Eyeing the China-Japan-South Korea trilateral leaders' meeting as its primary task, the trip also aims to make an improvement-oriented adjustment in South Korea's foreign policy, with its relations with China needing to be eased and reconciled, experts said.

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/13 23:09:03
  • Jaishankar stirs controversy with border patrol remarks; experts warn of sovereignty infringement

    Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar reiterated India's desire for a resolution of remaining issues with China in a recent interview, highlighting that normal bilateral ties depend on peace and tranquility at the border. However, while expressing a seemingly positive stance, Jaishankar indicated that the remaining issues mainly revolve around "patrolling rights and patrolling abilities."

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2024/5/13 22:00:30
  • US should not to dig holes while repairing roads: Chinese FM spokesperson on climate talks

    The US should not to dig holes while repairing roads, a spokesperson from China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday when briefing climate talks between China and US last week, slamming a reported US tariff on EVs and other green energy imports.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/13 20:45:10
  • China, US to hold first inter-governmental AI dialogue in Switzerland on May 14

    China, US to hold first inter-governmental AI dialogue in Switzerland on May 14

    By Global Times | 2024/5/13 18:41:00
  • China urges relevant countries to stop creating hurdles for Palestine to join the UN: FM spokesperson

    China supports the United Nations General Assembly's (GA) latest resolution over Palestine and urges relevant countries to stop standing on the opposite side of the international community, international justice, and conscience of humanity, and to stop creating hurdles for Palestine to join the UN, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said at a press conference on Monday.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/13 16:50:32
  • Xi's Europe visit 'increases mutual trust, charts a course for future development'

    In summarizing the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to three European countries, the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Saturday that the visit, taking place in Europe with a global vision, successfully strengthened China-France relations, further solidified China-Serbia relations, enhanced China-Hungary relations, and injected momentum to China-EU cooperation.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2024/5/12 21:13:09
  • US reported tariffs of Chinese EV to backfire: experts

    The US is reportedly planning to levy tariffs on imports from China's emerging industries, including a potential 100 percent tariff on Chinese electric vehicles (EV). The move, which comes as the US continues to hype the so-called Chinese "overcapacity" in green products, is facing more challenges and questions.

    By Qi Xijia | 2024/5/12 22:04:04
  • S.Korean FM to visit China; talks on trilateral leaders' meeting to top agenda

    As South Korean Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yul is set to visit China from Monday to Tuesday, Chinese observers said that negotiating arrangements for a long-stalled trilateral leaders' meeting among China, Japan and South Korea will be a top priority. Cho's trip is being closely watched as observers wonder whether this visit will address current obstacles and pave the way for a fresh start in relations between China and South Korea.

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/12 22:26:54
  • China and US agree on cooperation on methane emissions reductions

    China and the US agreed on climate change cooperation including deploying emission reduction technologies for methane emissions control and reductions, following talks between China's special envoy for climate change Liu Zhenmin and US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Podesta in the US.

    By Liu Caiyu | 2024/5/11 18:24:53
  • Xi's visit to France, Serbia and Hungary charts course for future: Wang Yi

    Chinese President Xi Jinping returned to Beijing on Saturday morning after wrapping up state visits to France, Serbia and Hungary. Wang Yi, a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and foreign minister, referred to Xi's Europe trip as a journey to carry forward friendship, enhance mutual trust, boost confidence and chart the course for the future during a press briefing.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/11 20:35:32
  • Xi returns to Beijing after state visits to France, Serbia, Hungary

    Chinese President Xi Jinping returned to Beijing on Saturday morning after wrapping up state visits to France, Serbia and Hungary.

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/11 9:20:32
  • Chinese FM slams US' false narrative on UN Resolution 2758

    In response to some US officials' unfounded claims about UN General Assembly Resolution 2758, hyping the so-called "undetermined status of Taiwan" and advocating for the island of Taiwan's participation in UN meetings and activities, Yang Tao, director-general of the Department of North American and Oceanian Affairs of China's Foreign Ministry, held a briefing on Friday to clarify China's position, saying the US is challenging the international consensus on the one-China principle. The lies of the US, even if repeated a thousand times, will not become the truth, said Yang.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/11 1:59:16
  • Xi's fruitful Europe visit brings new impetus to ties

    President Xi Jinping left Budapest on Friday, wrapping up his fruitful three-nation European visit, which both Chinese and European analysts believe injects momentum into China-Europe relations as well as future multipolarity and global stability.

    By Wang Wenwen and Zhao Juecheng in Budapest | 2024/5/11 0:38:39
  • Xi leaves Budapest after visiting France, Serbia, Hungary

    Chinese President Xi Jinping left Budapest on Friday after paying state visits to France, Serbia and Hungary. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban bid farewell to Xi at the airport.

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/10 23:59:50
  • Chinese FM reveals details of third round of shuttle diplomacy over Ukraine crisis

    China's Foreign Ministry on Friday released a briefing on efforts by China's Special Representative on Eurasian Affairs Li Hui to find a political resolution to the Ukraine crisis, listing six proposals put forward by China and agreed by multiple parties for a de-escalation of the situation, including no spillover of the conflict and opposing the use of nuclear and biological weapons.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/10 23:47:33
  • Hungarian PM Orban bids farewell to Xi at airport

    Hungarian PM Orban bids farewell to Xi at airport

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/10 23:40:13
  • Beijing slams Washington over reported tariffs on Chinese EVs

    The US' reported plan to levy tariffs on imports from China's emerging industries is “doubling its fault,” and its commerce department's decision to add 37 Chinese entities in the high-tech sector to a trade restriction list is abusing export control tools to suppress Chinese companies, which will prompt necessary countermeasures from China, a Chinese Foreign Ministry (FM) spokesperson warned on Friday, urging the US to stop politicizing trade matters and cracking down on Chinese companies on so-called national security grounds.

    By Chu Daye, Chen Zishuai and Ma Jingjing | 2024/5/10 23:06:24
  • Israel leaves Biden with few options as breach over Rafah operation grows

    Israeli leaders said the army had enough munitions on hand to proceed with its plans in Rafah, despite US President Joe Biden's threat of pausing some arms deliveries. Israel, its close ally, has put the US in an awkward position, according to observers. They attribute this situation to the deep-rooted flaws in the US political system that is influenced by Jewish interests.

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/10 22:29:19
  • Xi says China's high-quality development, opening-up to offer more opportunities for Hungary

    China is now advancing the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation on all fronts through Chinese modernization, and China's high-quality development and opening-up will provide more opportunities for Hungary, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday.

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/10 22:28:58
  • Chinese FM urges Japan to restrain certain personnel over erroneous Taiwan position

    China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday urged the Japanese authorities to strengthen supervision over a certain retired official who has made irresponsible comments on China's Taiwan island, and to cease sending the wrong signal to "Taiwan independence" separatist forces, in response to former Japanese ambassador to China Hideo Tarumi's latest wrong remarks.

    By Global Times | 2024/5/10 21:28:40
  • China's new ambassador arrives in India amid anticipation to improve ties

    Xu Feihong, the newly appointed Chinese ambassador to India, arrived in New Delhi on Friday. With the position vacant for 18 months, the arrival of a new ambassador presents a valuable opportunity for both countries to enhance communication, minimize misunderstandings, and reduce misjudgments, analysts said, noting that Xu's assumption of office is also a positive factor toward fostering the return of bilateral relations to a path of healthy and stable development.

    By Liu Xin | 2024/5/10 17:58:41
  • China, Hungary embrace new economic cooperation opportunities under all-weather comprehensive strategic partnership for the new era

    On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Hungary, the two sides decided to elevate the current comprehensive strategic partnership to an all-weather comprehensive strategic partnership for the new era, which experts said on Friday will provide new economic and trade cooperation opportunities for the two countries.

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/10 15:13:06
  • China, Hungary elevate ties during Xi's visit in Budapest

    China and Hungary decided Thursday to elevate bilateral relations to all-weather comprehensive strategic partnership in the new era during Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to this Central and Eastern European country, which experts say is a result of fruitful cooperation between the two sides and carries significance to China-Europe relations.

    By Wang Wenwen in Budapest | 2024/5/10 1:09:43
  • China, Hungary elevate ties to all-weather comprehensive strategic partnership

    China and Hungary decided Thursday to elevate bilateral relations to all-weather comprehensive strategic partnership in the new era.

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/10 0:37:36
  • Russia celebrates Victory Day despite shadows of terror and conflict

    Parades, concerts and celebrations, as well as countless crowds of cheering people filled the streets across Russia on Thursday, as the country commemorates the annual Victory Day, marking the 79th anniversary of its victory over Nazi Germany in the World War II.

    By Yang Sheng, Xia Wenxin in Moscow and Fan Anqi in Beijing | 2024/5/9 22:52:04
  • Xi, Hungarian PM Orban hold talks in Budapest

    Xi, Hungarian PM Orban hold talks in Budapest

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/9 22:04:07
  • Biden's remark on halting arms supply to Israel a show to alleviate domestic pressure: observers

    For the first time, US President Joe Biden stated that he would stop certain deliveries of American weapons to Israel if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu orders a significant incursion into the Palestinian city of Rafah. Observers interpreted the move as a "show" staged together by the US and Israel to meet their own aims, and won't alter Netanyahu's determination to eradicate Hamas.

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/9 21:55:31
  • Transcript on Ren'ai Jiao 'new model' is real; Philippines breaches commitment: source

    The Philippine government has been overdrawing on its reputation and national credibility on issues related to the South China Sea, saying one thing and doing another and constantly flip-flopping, Chinese analysts said after Philippine officials accused China of "violating wiretapping law" over a phone conversation in which a Philippine navy official agreed to a "new model" for resupply missions concerning Ren'ai Jiao.

    By GT staff reporters | 2024/5/9 21:38:06
  • Xi arrives in Budapest for state visit to Hungary

    Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here Wednesday for a state visit to Hungary.

    By Xinhua | 2024/5/9 12:56:06
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