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Anti-China lawmakers in the West collude to construct 'Cold War' mentality: experts

The newly-founded Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) has showed a "cold war" mentality by gathering the most radicalanti-China lawmakers in Western countries, and by advocating against China, they sacrifice their own countries' interests to seek their personal political gains, said Chinese experts.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/9 21:03:40

Chinese FM urges US to abandon 'double standards' on reporting

The Chinese Foreign Ministry urged some US media and politicians to abandon the brazen "double standards" regarding media reporting, after at least 148 journalists were arrested and attacked by police amid nationwide protests triggered by George Floyd's death against racism and police brutality.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/9 19:23:19

Xi says ready to promote China-Philippines ties to new levels

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that he is willing to work with his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte to continuously lift their countries' relationship of comprehensive strategic cooperation to new levels.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/9 19:15:45

Japanese conservatives disrupt recovering China-Japan ties by hyping Diaoyu Islands dispute

Japanese conservative forces attempt to use a dispute over sovereignty with China to interrupt fast-recovering bilateral relations, said Chinese diplomatic experts on Tuesday, after a local government in Japan mulled to change the Diaoyu Islands' administrative designation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/9 18:43:40

Xi, Duterte exchange congratulations on 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday exchanged congratulatory messages on the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
Source: CGTN | 2020/6/9 18:41:34

Britain should respect China's legitimate right to safeguard national security in HK: Chinese FM

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi expressed hope that Britain will respect China's legitimate right to safeguard national security in Hong Kong during a phone conversation on Monday with British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/9 8:30:49

Western politicians care about 'freedom' to undermine China's security rather than freedom of HK residents: FM spokesperson

The strong reactions from US politicians on the National Security law in Hong Kong had nothing to do with providing Hong Kong residents with freedom. What they care about is the "freedom" to do everything they want to sabotage China's national security, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said Monday at a daily press conference.
Source: | 2020/6/9 4:57:20

Protests, work resumption add to concern of 2nd COVID-19 wave

Experts predict COVID-19 could make a strong comeback as countries are relaxing their prevention measures, and may be even stronger the second time around.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/8 23:50:47

Are Beijing, London on a collision course?

As the China-UK bilateral relationship once hailed as entering a “golden era” faces renewed tensions over London's positions on issues related to China's internal affairs in Hong Kong and Chinese telecom firm Huawei, Beijing will likely seek to compartmentalize rising tensions with London by striking back in areas where the UK steps out of line while committing to maximize bilateral cooperation, Chinese analysts said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/8 23:43:40

Friendly ties remain mainstream of China-Africa ties despite slander: envoys  

Chinese citizens in Africa are safe and sound on the whole, although a few rare cases of them being attacked occasionally take place amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, said some Chinese diplomats in Africa.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/9 0:14:34

Pompeo accusing China of using Floyd's death to produce propaganda is 'slander': Chinese FM

With the number of confirmed cases in the US surpassing 1.9 million and mas-sive protests triggered by the death of George Floyd raging across the country, it is very "sad" to see that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has a mouthful of lies and spreads slanders all day long, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/8 18:41:51

China's warning against travel to Australia based on adequate facts: FM

China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday that the alert against travel to Australia was based on adequate facts, as the country has seen a spike in racial abuse toward Chinese and other Asians during the COVID-19 pandemic, in response to an Australian reporter who questioned the warning.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/8 18:15:48

Xi, Myanmar president exchange congratulations on 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Myanmar President U Win Myint on Monday exchanged congratulatory messages on the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
Source: CGTN | 2020/6/8 18:12:43

China-India border talks prevent another 'Doklam' but standoff unlikely to end immediately: experts

The ongoing border issues between China and India will not likely escalate into another Doklam standoff after military commanders from both sides held talks on Saturday that resulted in positive agreements on peacefully resolving the situation, Chinese experts said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/8 13:31:52

US epidemic on brink of being out of control: Chinese experts

The COVID-19 epidemic exacerbated amid anti-racism protests sparked by the death of George Floyd and cold-blooded handling of the crisis by American authorities is pushing the US to the brink of being out of control, Chinese observers warned on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/7 21:18:41

China's travel warning a result of Australian animosity, rocky bilateral ties

China's official warning against travel to Australia is reasonable given abundant evidence of the latter's racist acts targeting Chinese and other Asians, which have risen in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and rocky bilateral relations, Chinese analysts said on Sunday, noting that Australia should have considered the costs when introducing anti-China policies earlier.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/7 19:24:42

China-Myanmar relations progress, cooperation enhanced

Monday marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Myanmar. The two countries have witnessed a momentous journey during these seven decades, and bilateral relations further deepened this year with enhanced cooperation in various fields, as well as in the fight against COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/7 19:23:40

From Traditional Paukphaw (Sibling) Relations to a Community with a Shared Future: Myanmar Ambassador to China

Myanmar and China are close and friendly neighbors linked by shared mountains and rivers. The two countries share a border of more than 2,000 kilometers and elevated bilateral relations and cooperation from time to time. People from both sides enjoy a time-honored friendship and have lived alongside each other for thousands of years. This has led to them referring to each other as "Paukphaw" (siblings) since ancient times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/7 19:08:40