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Biden should reciprocate Beijing's goodwill on fixing ties as early as possible, analysts say

It is less than a month to go for US President Donald Trump, yet he and his administration continue to ratchet up confrontations with China, with the latest targeting companies with possible military connections and hitting Chinese officials with new visa restrictions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/22 22:29:25

Chinese envoy calls for resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

A Chinese envoy on Monday called for the resumption of peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/22 9:34:28

Indian media hype of Chinese soldiers' incursion reflects hysteria, hinders military disengagement: observers

With China and India engaged in multiple rounds of talks through military and diplomatic channels to push forward a solution to their longstanding border row, Indian media driven by malicious intent on Monday came up with new claims of "Chinese soldiers' crossing" into Changthang village in the Nyoma area, east of Leh in Ladakh on the Indian side, before they were "forced" out, all of which were based on speculation over a viral video that made the rounds among local residents.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/21 20:48:37

China's clear anti-epidemic timeline refutes Western media accusations: Chinese FM

China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson has reiterated China's timeline of its handling of the COVID-19 outbreak in response to accusations from an article of The New York Times, claiming that it concealed information at the start of the epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/21 18:00:29

China has no judgment on Sweden's coronavirus policy: ambassador

China never interferes in other countries' internal affairs and respects the anti-epidemic policy the Swedish government has chosen, said China's Ambassador to Sweden Gui Congyou when asked about his view of Sweden's "failed" coronavirus policy in an interview with Swedish media Expressen.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/21 14:48:32

China will as always follow a diplomatic path that serves development, pursues win-win strategy: Wang Yi

Speaking of Chinese style of diplomacy, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday reiterated that China has no intention to compete for hegemony and meddle in other countries' internal affairs, or export its systems and development modes, let alone seek the so-called sphere of influence.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/19 14:47:31

Chinese FM Wang Yi asks Australia: Is China a threat or partner?

Given the difficult times China and Australia's bilateral relations have been going through, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday asked Australia to “consider seriously” what China means to it and called for a return to a healthy development track.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/19 11:07:22

US making strategic miscalculations on China issues: Chinese FM Wang Yi

Despite China's earnest efforts to build China-US relations on the basis of coordination, cooperation and stability, some US politicians continue to make strategic miscalculations, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/19 12:07:50

Chinese FM holds video meeting with US Asia Society

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday held a video meeting with the U.S. Asia Society, calling for the two sides to shoulder due responsibilities as major countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/19 9:00:41

China confident in boosting ties with Russia: FM spokesperson

China has the confidence and determination to maintain the positive development momentum of cooperation with Russia, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/19 0:48:53

US to turn moon into 'nuclear weapons site'

The US ambition to build a nuclear power plant on the moon by 2027, which may contribute to future lunar military projects, shows it seeks space supremacy regardless of the damage and dangers it may cause to people, Chinese experts on military and international relations said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/18 23:08:39

Xi sends sympathy message to French President Emmanuel Macron over COVID-19 infection

Chinese President Xi Jinping sends message of sympathy to French President Emmanuel Macron after Macron tested positive for #COVID19: CCTV
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/18 15:49:46

Russia has mutual interests with China in many fields -- Putin

Russia and China have common interests in many fields, said Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday during his annual press conference.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/18 11:38:28

Penetrating Chinese-language media? Australian think tank ASPI 'suffers from victim delusion'

Chinese experts on Thursday slammed the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) for its old trick of defaming China and the Communist Party of China (CPC) in a report that accuses the CPC of manipulating Chinese-language media in Australia.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/18 1:03:03

Reporter's Note: Hideo Tarumi, the first incumbent Japanese ambassador to China who 'dares' to accept an interview with GT since 2014

It is unusual that the new Japanese Ambassador to China, Hideo Tarumi, chose to accept his first interview by a Chinese media outlet, the Global Times, after he took office. Since I worked in the media industry in 2014 there have been three Japanese ambassadors to China in succession, but Tarumi is the only one willing to be interviewed by the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/17 22:38:58

EXCLUSIVE: New Japanese ambassador vows closer communication in first interview with Chinese media

At the end of 2020, new Japanese Ambassador to China, Hideo Tarumi, took office. On Thursday, the Global Times interviewed him, which is his first interview withby a Chinese media outlet, where he reviewed the exchanges and interactions between the two countries in 2020 and looked into the future of China-Japan relations. "Japan's future depends on its China policy," which represents the view of most Japanese, he said during the interview.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/17 21:28:39

Chinese FM holds live-streaming charity sale to support poverty alleviation efforts

The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a live-streaming charity sale as part of its "Love Knows No Borders - Let Dreams Take Flight" charity event. Foreign diplomats to China donated all sorts of indigenous products for sale and told the Global Times they admire China's poverty alleviation achievements and are honored to contribute to it.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/17 4:24:31

Aussie daily 'turns' Chinese service bureau to spying agency overnight

Australian media reports on the Australian embassy's recruitment of Chinese nationals via a Beijing agency as "putting spies into consulates" again exposed their ignorance and sinister motive, insiders and observers said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/16 21:13:41