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Washington has no good cards left to play without hurting itself: expert

The US' growing pressure on China over Hong Kong issues, ahead of Chinese top legislature's new sessions during which lawmakers are expected to vote on the law, proves US hegemony and long-arm jurisdiction, and justifies the need for the national security law for Hong Kong, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/27 21:06:36

US court's espionage ruling unfair: Chinese prof's family

The family of Zhang Hao, a Chinese professor from Tianjin University arrested in May 2015 by the US and charged with economic espionage, said the US justice system is unfair, after a federal judge convicted Zhang of economic espionage on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/27 21:53:40

China slams Canadian media for misreporting stance on Meng, Kovrig

The Chinese Embassy to Canada has slammed Canadian media for the deliberate reporting of remarks made by Michael Kovrig's wife as a Chinese spokesperson's statement, and for claiming China had linked Meng Wanzhou's case to those of Kovrig and Michael Spavor.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/27 12:57:53

Chinese firms donate medical supplies to Zimbabwe to fight COVID-19

State-owned Chinese companies operating in Zimbabwe on Friday made a donation of medical goods worth 55,000 U.S. dollars to help the country in its ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/27 10:24:58

Chinese Ambassador to Kazakhstan refutes US Embassy's smearing of Xinjiang

It is an old trick for the US to use amateur "actors" to play victims and smear the vocational education and training centers in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Zhang Xiao, Chinese Ambassador to Kazakhstan, told the Global Times, responding to the US Embassy in Kazakhstan's recent attempt to release stories on its website and social media accounts, claiming they are "interviews" from people or relatives of those who have been mistreated in Xinjiang.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/26 15:20:30

US rated by Chinese people as biggest stumbling block in China-Australia relations: survey

A recent survey has found that Chinese people do not view Australia favorably, with more than 70 percent of Chinese respondents rating the importance of the relationship between China and Australia as “relatively important” or “neutral.” Nearly half of Chinese respondents identified the US as the biggest irritant in China-Australian relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/24 14:35:39

India will pay heavy price if it 'miscalculates China'

India's nationalism is growing sharply following the India-instigated border clash in the Galwan Valley, and the Indian foreign ministry and media are still spreading misinformation about the incident. Chinese experts warn Indians' boycotting Chinese products will bring no good to India.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/24 23:45:58

China-EU economic partnership to deepen as Germany leads EU

Relations between China and the European Union (EU) - which are both in support of a multilateral global trade system and in pursuit of economic recovery - will most likely improve to a new level during Germany's rotating presidency of the EU, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/24 23:33:22

China issues statement on border clash, proving Indian troops were fully responsible

China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Wednesday issued a statement on the recent China-India border clash, providing three key points that prove responsibility does not lie with the Chinese side.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/24 23:16:49

PLA participation in Russian V-Day parade shows 'solid strategic partnership'

Russia staged a grand Victory Day military parade in Moscow's Red Square to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Great Patriotic War on Wednesday, and members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) honor guard participated, with analysts saying China-Russia strategic ties remain unshakable amid rising pressure from the West.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/24 20:55:37

Diplomats, military work to cool tension

Recent frequent communications between China and India through both military and diplomatic channels show that the two sides, which have a mature mechanism to resolve border disputes, are willing to de-escalate tensions after the June 15 clash, Chinese analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/23 22:13:40

Chinese Defense Minister to attend Russian parade, meeting with Indian counterpart 'likely'

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe is expected to attend Russia's Victory Day parade in Moscow on Wednesday, and since Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh is also attending the event, the two will very likely meet in Moscow over border tensions between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/23 22:06:02

Drug-related crimes on the decline in China with zero tolerance for smuggling

As the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking approaches, which falls on Friday, China's Supreme People's Court on Tuesday released 10 typical cases of drug-related crimes and drug-induced secondary crimes concluded since 2019, including three death penalty cases.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/23 21:43:40

EU advised to refrain from 'politically correct' values for China ties

The Europe and China attached greater importance to pragmatic cooperation, despite some Western media described that the EU-China summit concluded with more differences than consensus. Chinese observers on EU affairs pointed out that EU defending their so-called values by bringing up a number of issues such as Hong Kong, Xinjiang and human rights could be interpreted as building a "spiritual fortress" in the face of China's growing influence.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/23 21:05:54

US politicians should 'watch their language' about trade deal with China: expert

Some US politicians need to learn to restrain themselves and watch their language in public when talking about the China-US trade deal, observers said, warning that if the Trump administration continuously talks down the deal while China implements it, China will not be responsible should the deal be scrapped in the end.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/23 20:08:40

FM slams US envoy's tweet, urges US to stop playing 'boring tricks' on arms control talks

The US should stop playing boring tricks, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said Tuesday when asked for comments on tweets by US Special Presidential Envoy for Arms Control Marshall Billingslea that showed China's national flag on the desks for US-Russian military negotiations, which China is not scheduled to attend.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/23 18:40:00

Canadian PM mocked for accusing China of 'political kidnapping'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has followed a move by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by insisting that the Chinese government “made a direct link” between the prosecution of two Canadians in China with the arrest of Meng Wanzhou. However, Chinese observers pointed out that Canada and the US were the ones who set this political trap to arrest Meng by flouting the rule of law.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/23 17:32:01

Fear, lack of confidence push US to restrict Chinese media

The US's latest restrictions on Chinese media that saw the listing of four more Chinese media outlets as foreign missions exposed its declining confidence and increasing fear of China, after the media's objective reports on China's effective fight against COVID-19 showed a stark contrast to US failures. Chinese experts said China would take reciprocal measures by limiting US media and implementing countermeasures.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/23 16:43:40