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Silencing of pro-Soleimani voices shows Western social media giants as political tool: China analysts

The clampdown against online posts supporting slain Iranian major general Qasem Soleimani shows that global social media giants, which are supposed to be objective, are a political tool to meet US interests and political hegemony, Chinese analysts.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 23:18:40

China-US trade deal to boost growth: experts

As Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on Monday boarded a plane to Washington to sign a phase one trade agreement, the 14-hour flight marked his seventh trans-Pacific trip, about 145,000 kilometers, or nearly 200 hours, since the US launched the trade war against China nearly two years ago.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 21:33:40

Myanmar should focus on 'benefits from China ties'

The relations between China and Myanmar are closer now than ever before, and the Southeast Asian country should think of how it can benefit from such closer ties rather than seeing relations with China in defensive terms due to big power games, a former Myanmar government advisor told the Global Times in an exclusive interview.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 20:23:40

China, Zimbabwe should take innovative steps to make bilateral cooperation sustainable

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday that China and Zimbabwe should keep pace with the times, open up and take innovative steps to make bilateral cooperation and relations more sustainable.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/13 15:14:13

China supports call to lift sanctions against Zimbabwe as soon as possible: Chinese FM

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday that China fully supports the just call by Zimbabwe and African countries to lift sanctions against Zimbabwe as soon as possible.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/13 8:23:05

Xi extends congratulations to Oman's new sultan

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday sent a congratulatory message to Haitham bin Tariq al-Said on his succession as the new sultan of Oman.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/13 7:22:46

Plane tragedy weighs on Iran

The unintentional downing of a Ukraine aircraft by Iran has put the Middle Eastern country under tremendous pressure not only domestically but also globally.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/12 22:53:40

Xi sends condolences over passing of Oman's Sultan Qaboos

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday sent a message of condolences to Oman's new leader, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said, over the passing of Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/12 21:43:00

Burundi's second vice president meets Chinese FM

Burundian Second Vice-President Joseph Butore met with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/12 12:59:06

Chinese, Burundian FMs hold talks, vowing to strengthen cooperation

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Burundian Foreign Minister Ezechiel Nibigira here on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/12 12:28:28

Chinese FM: Mombasa-Nairobi railway, symbol of Sino-African friendship

The Mombasa-Nairobi railway is a benchmark for mutual benefit and win-win results between China and Kenya, China and Africa, and it is also the achievement of the joint construction of the Belt and Road, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday.
Source: CGTN | 2020/1/12 8:19:25

Chinese premier sends congratulatory message to Spanish PM Sanchez

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang sent a congratulatory message to Pedro Sanchez on Friday on his re-assuming office as Spanish prime minister.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/11 18:41:19

Wang Yi: China-Kenya strategic partnership gains fast development

Thanks to the care and commitment of Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta, the China-Kenya comprehensive strategic partnership has developed rapidly, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday.
Source: CGTN | 2020/1/11 15:48:42

Djibouti president meets with Chinese FM, eyes enhanced cooperation in blue and digital economies

Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh on Thursday spoke highly of Djibouti-China strategic partnership and thanked the Chinese government and people for their assistance to Djibouti's economic and social development.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/10 16:13:15

Xi to make first visit in new year to Myanmar

Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Myanmar from January 17-18 on invitation from Myanmar President U Win Myint, China's Foreign Ministry announced on Friday. It will be Xi's first state visit of 2020, and also the first state visit to Myanmar by a Chinese President in 19 years.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/10 8:50:30

US gains better understanding of China's efforts to regulate fentanyl

The US has begun to realize China's efforts and determination to regulate fentanyl since the two countries began to collaborate more closely, said an expert from China's National Narcotics Control Commission (NNCC), after a US drug regulator gave China credit for its work in the field.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 23:22:58

Chinese FM urges US to protect rights and interests of detained Chinese who took photos at naval base

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has urged the US to protect the legitimate rights and interests of two Chinese citizens, who were allegedly arrested over the weekend for "taking photos illegally" at a naval base in Florida, US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 22:08:40

US, Iran show wisdom in managing crisis: experts

The US and Iran both showed wisdom and restraint to manage the crisis after the missile attacks launched by Iran at US military targets in Iraq for the assassination of Iranian major general Qasem Soleimani, said Chinese experts, but they warned that the tension will remain as Iran will keep trying to push the US out of the region.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 22:03:41