CHINA >> Diplomacy

Chinese FM spokesperson asks: shouldn't Twitter verify US politicians' remarks?

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian asked Twitter if it should verify all remarks made by US politicians who have been spreading lies all day, after Twitter applied a fact check tag to one of his tweets posted in March.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/29 18:13:40

China-Zambia ties closer after pandemic as China cares for African friends: Zambian Ambassador

Zambia's Ambassador to China Mrs. Winnie N. Chibesakunda said her country appreciates China's efforts, responsibility and generous assistance to her country and the world in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/29 0:58:40

Zambian Ambassador condemns politicizing COVID-19 cooperation, appreciates China's assistance

Zambia's Ambassador to China said this novel coronavirus, which does not discriminate between nationalities or races, does not allow anybody to work in isolation. She calls for the world to cast aside political games and put all resources and research together to fight against COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/29 0:48:40

Racist attacks spike in Australia, with anti-China politicians calling themselves 'Wolverines'

Despite a campaign by a local Australian government targeted at xenophobia, Chinese observers said the COVID-19 pandemic is fueling racist attacks against Chinese and Asian communities in the country, partly due to the country's deep-rooted racism, which can be seen in a group of anti-China politicians who call themselves “Wolverines.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/28 22:12:23

China, Japan and S.Korea working on free trade deal: Premier Li

China, Japan and S.Korea working on free trade deal: Premier Li
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/28 17:35:41

China-US differences inevitable, wisdom needed to expand common ground: Premier Li

China-US differences inevitable, wisdom needed to expand common ground: Premier Li
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/28 17:22:40

China-US decoupling will not benefit anyone: Premier Li

China-US decoupling will not benefit anyone: Premier Li
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/28 17:18:19

Zambia will strengthen measures to protect Chinese living in Zambia after tragic murder: Ambassador

Zambian Ambassador to China Winnie N. Chibesakunda expressed condolences in an exclusive interview with the Global Times for the murder of three Chinese citizens in Lusaka, stating that Zambia will strengthen measures to protect the lives of Chinese living in Zambia.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/28 11:23:49

China-S.Korea 'fast-track' helps crucial employees return to work

South Korean companies speak positively on the China-South Korea "fast-track" entry system for crucial employees' return to work, after the system took effect on May 1.
Source: | 2020/5/28 2:44:20

China ready for looming financial war initiated by US

China should prepare for a potential financial showdown with the US, as the Trump administration appears to be waging a financial war on China, with crackdowns on US-listed Chinese companies and threats of sanctions over national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), financial sector experts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/27 19:03:40

China's tech edge conquering world's highest peak

China has claimed a major phased victory in its latest quest to measure the height of Mt Qomolangma, the world's tallest mountain located on the China-Nepal border, as all of the measurement team's eight brave members successfully mounted the world's highest peak at around 11am on Wednesday. Experts and netizens said that such a great triumph achieved by China with the help of new home-grown technologies have inspired enormous outbursts of pride, at a time when the country has overcome the COVID-19 epidemic through a months-long tough battle and an important political event, the two sessions, will successfully come to a close at the end of this week.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/27 21:18:41

China praises Russian FM comments slamming US over interference in HK

China totally agrees with and speaks highly of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's comments that Hong Kong affairs are China's domestic issue, and the US response to the proposed national security law on Hong Kong exposes its sense of superiority, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said at a press conference on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/27 17:44:53

Situation in China-India border area is stable and under control: Chinese FM

The overall situation in the China-India border area is stable and under control, and the two countries are capable of resolving border issues through dialogue and negotiations, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said, following reports claiming China had moved 5,000 troops to the China-India border area.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/27 16:50:12

Mistakes happen, not good to amplify small negative points: Ambassador of Zambia to China

Zambia's Ambassador to China dismissed the reports by some Western media outlets about Africans being discriminated against because of the novel coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/27 12:33:53

Chinese lawmakers denounce COVID-19 bills at US Congress as typical "political manipulation"

Some US Congress members' bills accusing China of lacking transparency or being responsible for the novel coronavirus spread in the United States are nothing but "political manipulation," Chinese lawmakers have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/27 10:48:12

China-South Korea 'fast-track' entry system necessary and beneficial

A Chinese expert said that the approval of the "fast-track" entry system between China and South Korea was due to both countries having successfully contained the novel coronavirus domestically and is necessary and in line with the two countries' interests after the system had been in place for three weeks.
Source: | 2020/5/27 4:11:31

Brazilian politicians' tricks to hype Taiwan question doomed to fail: expert

Some Brazilian politicians' tricks to scapegoat China for a rapidly worsening epidemic situation in the country by hyping the Taiwan issue is doomed to fail, Chinese experts said Tuesday, stressing solid China-Brazilian cooperation and relations.
Source: | 2020/5/27 3:34:27

Huawei's Meng likely to be freed if Canada has judicial independence: legal experts

Legal experts are cautiously optimistic toward a key ruling over Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou's case set to be released on Wednesday, noting that Meng is “highly likely” to be freed from a purely legal perspective if Canada truly has the judicial system completely independent from any political influence, as it always boasts.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/26 21:18:40