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Phase one deal to stabilize China-US ties

After China and the US signed their phase one economic and trade agreement in the White House on Wednesday, their relations have stabilized and been prevented from getting worse, and created a friendly atmosphere for the phase two negotiations that include tougher issues, Chinese experts said on Thursday. They said that China should be cautiously optimistic as US strategic pressure against China will remain unchanged.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 22:18:41

President Xi leaves for state visit to Myanmar

President Xi leaves for state visit to Myanmar
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/17 9:45:19

China's top legislator holds talks with Swiss National Council president

China's top legislator holds talks with Swiss National Council president
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/17 9:22:38

Myanmar ready to welcome President Xi

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jining's upcoming visit to Myanmar, residents of Yangon and Chinese analysts painted a promising picture of how the two Asian economies could further cement bilateral political trust, overcome unfair international prejudice and defend multilateralism against rising global hegemony.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 21:13:40

US business group in China responds positively to Phase 1 trade deal signing

The signing of the phase one trade deal between China and the US indicates a return to a more stable and cooperative commercial relationship, which is essential to the global economy in 2020, the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) said shortly after the deal was signed.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/1/16 3:30:13

China, US sign phase one trade deal

After a 22-month trade deadlock and dozens of strenuous negotiations, China and the US signed their first trade agreement in Washington on Wednesday, officially hitting the pause key on the punishing battle that has inflicted serious wounds on the bilateral relationship, their economies and the global economy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 2:04:47

Phase-one trade deal good for China, US and world, says Chinese President Xi Jinping

Phase-one trade deal good for China, US and world, says Chinese President Xi Jinping
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 1:56:56

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, US President Donald Trump arrive at White House east room for trade deal signing

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, US President Donald Trump arrive at White House east room for trade deal signing
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 0:56:59

HRW report reflects hypocrisy

Criticizing China for "suppressing" human rights is the card that the West has been playing for decades. This reflects the hypocrisy and deep ignorance of arrogant Western elites who cannot give an objective assessment of other countries' situations, analysts said on Wednesday, in response to the latest report of nongovernmental organization (NGO) Human Rights Watch (HRW) which deemed China as a global threat to human rights development.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 0:33:40

Chinese vice premier meets with IMF chief, US business leaders

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chief of the Chinese side of the China-US comprehensive economic dialogue, met here Tuesday with the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and US business leaders.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 23:42:25

More cultural and tourism projects between Italy and China to mark 2020, says Italy's Ambassador to China

China and Italy will host a Year of Culture and Tourism 2020 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their diplomatic relations, which will include a number of cultural and travel events taking place in the two countries throughout the whole year, China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Italian Embassy to China announced on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 21:34:16

Xi's trip to write new chapter of China-Myanmar "Paukphaw" friendship

Every morning, trucks carrying dozens of tons of crabs and other aquatic products rumble from Myanmar through the Wanding border crossing to a Chinese fish market nearby before being distributed to seafood lovers across southern China.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/15 8:22:42

India's first manned space mission could face long delays over barriers: experts

India could face a delay for years in its first-ever manned space mission scheduled for December 2021, as numerous obstacles, including the development of a launch vehicle with a payload capacity up to mission requirements, still need to be overcome, Chinese experts said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 0:52:06

Netizens angered by HK opposition slogans on Little Mermaid

Danish police said Monday they have not found anyone responsible for vandalizing the country's most famous statue with Hong Kong protesters' slogans.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 0:48:40

Iran weakness shown by protests: experts

"A good hand" was dealt Iran in handling the US assassination of Major General Qasem Soleimani, but Tehran didn't play it well, and now the situation has turned against itself, revealing flaws in the country's crisis management, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 0:33:35

Western-aligned opposition forces in Cambodia exaggerate anti-China sentiment

While some Cambodians feel antipathy toward illegal behavior of some Chinese, there is no widespread Sinophobia. Western forces are working with Cambodian opposition forces to attack both its local government and China, experts said
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 20:13:41

Shanghai terminates sister-city ties with Prague

Shanghai Municipality has terminated its sister-city relationship with the city of Prague with immediate effect and suspended all official exchanges, the Shanghai Municipal People's Government announced on Tuesday.
Source: CGTN | 2020/1/14 17:06:47

China's role to be significant for Korean Peninsula's denuclearization: S. Korean president

China's role has been and will be very significant in denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula and building a permanent peace on the peninsula, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/14 15:15:33