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Chinese FM slams false accusations by US envoy to UN, lambasts American politicians' ignorance

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin Tuesday slammed the New York Post article by Kelly Craft, US envoy to the United Nations (UN), saying that it shows once again US politicians' ignorance and prejudice.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 19:03:37

China firmly opposes US newly approved arms sales to Taiwan island: FM

US arms sales to Taiwan island violate the three China-U.S. Joint Communiques; China urges the US stop and withdraw all its arms sales to the island, and will take legitimate and necessary measures to safeguard its sovereignty and security interests: Chinese FM spokesperson Wang Wenbin
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 15:37:13

China slaps 2 reciprocal sanctions on US

China announced two reciprocal sanctions on the US over its latest arms sales to the island of Taiwan and its crackdown on Chinese media on Monday a week ahead of the US presidential election.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 0:03:28

China's Embassy in Sri Lanka protests US official's bullying remarks ahead of Pompeo's visit

China's Embassy in Sri Lanka objected to remarks by Dean Thompson, principal deputy assistant secretary at the US State Department's Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs ahead of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to the South Asian country, which openly sowed discord between China and Sri Lanka to an extreme extent by urging Sri Lanka to pick a side between China and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/26 22:57:48

China slaps reciprocal restrictions on six more US media outlets

China demanded that China-based branches of six US media in the country declare in written form the information about their staff, finance, operation and real estate in China within 7 days from Monday in a reciprocal measure against US decision to designate six more Chinese media as "foreign missions" on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/26 22:20:53

Hyping China influence in India-Myanmar submarine deal attempts to provoke: experts

India has delivered a submarine to Myanmar for the latter to train soldiers, but this has been hyped by some Indian and Western media as a move to counter China's growing influence in Southeast Asia, which Chinese experts said is an over-interpretation and provocation meant to disrupt China's relationship with countries in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/26 21:43:41

China may restrict rare-earth imports, issue financial blockades over US arms sale to Taiwan: analysts

China announced to sanction firms including Lockheed Martin, Boeing Defense, Raytheon as well as individuals and entities that are involved in arms sales to the island of Taiwan. The latest response, that came after China's big event to commemorate a war against US aggression in Korea 70 years ago with unprecedented scale and strength against firms, individuals and entities involved in the arms sale, sends a clear signal that China's decision-making won't be disturbed by US internal affairs and any acts that have undermined China's sovereignty, security and development interests are bound to face serious consequences, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/26 18:47:42

Xi congratulates Arce on election as Bolivian president

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday that he is ready to work with his Bolivian counterpart, Luis Arce Catacora, to continuously enrich the China-Bolivia strategic partnership, so as to benefit the two countries and their people. Xi made the remarks in his message to congratulate Arce on his election as the president of the South American country.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/26 17:21:07

US-Japan drill 'sends dangerous signal' to neighboring countries

Japan will take a more offensive stance against China over maritime boundary disputes under the incitement of the US, and put China under siege, and it will also incite surrounding countries to do the same, Chinese experts warned, as the US and Japan announced plans to launch a drill on Monday that includes 46,000 personnel against the background of "wariness over China's maritime activity."
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/25 22:03:40

Brazil politicizes vaccines, may hurt ties with Beijing

Chinese experts warned of the sacrifice of Brazilian people's lives amid some Brazilian forces' politicization of the imports of China-developed COVID-19 vaccines, saying that these moves, which may be gestures to woo the US, would harm the South American nation's battle against the pandemic and, possibly, China-Brazil ties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/25 21:59:25

US, India 2+2 meet an 'all-for-itself' opportunity

Coming at a sensitive time with the US Presidential election just a week away and while India is still entangled in border tensions with China, Chinese observers said Tuesday's third 2+2 ministerial dialogue between New Delhi and Washington is more an opportunity for both countries to preen for their own benefits rather than a substantive occasion which will have lasting benefits.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/25 21:20:04

Xi sends message of sympathy to Polish president

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday sent a message of sympathy to Polish President Andrzej Duda over Duda's infection with COVID-19.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/25 18:24:52

China hands over law enforcement vehicles in assistance to Laos

The Lao Ministry of Public Security has received the law enforcement vehicles in assistance provided by its Chinese counterpart.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/25 10:40:47

Chinese ambassador calls for efforts to uphold multilateralism at United Nations Day

In a video message to celebrate United Nations Day, the Chinese UN ambassador called for efforts to uphold multilateralism and to support the United Nations.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/25 7:58:46

China's Ambassador to Bangladesh urges US politicians to abandon Cold War mentality

As the US is strengthening its efforts to woo Bangladesh to join its anti-China campaign, China's Ambassador to Bangladesh told the Global Times in an exclusive interview on Friday that the US is trying to drive a wedge between China and Bangladesh and the root cause of which is the US cannot accept China's rapid development and peaceful rise.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/24 17:30:02

Australian think tank ASPI is 'not independent or scientific': MFA

China's Foreign Ministry called the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) "unreasonable" on Friday, and described the institution as "not independent or scientific."
Source: People's Daily | 2020/10/24 12:49:45

China, Russia see 'no need for military alliance' amid high-level cooperation

The military cooperation between China and Russia has been at a high level in recent years, but the two countries do not need a military alliance, as cooperation based on the comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination is more conducive for the two sides to jointly participate in global governance to safeguard regional and global security, Chinese analysts said, as a proposition of China-Russia military alliance has become a heated topic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/23 21:33:40

China set to retaliate if hurt by US virus blame game: sources

Sources told the Global Times on Friday that China will resolutely take countermeasures if the US risks damaging China's interests using the COVID-19 pandemic as a cover.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/23 17:02:06