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China, Africa to convene summit on viral fight

The China-Africa summit on solidarity against COVID-19 to be chaired by Chinese President Xi Jinping will be held in Beijing via video link on Wednesday, Chinese foreign ministry announced Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/16 17:58:40

China slams India over provocative border attacks amid talks

A clash broke out on Monday between China and India's border defense troops in the Galwan Valley after the Indian troops crossed the border for illegal activities and launched provocative attacks against Chinese personnel, and the Chinese side has lodged a strong protest and solemn representation, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/16 16:12:55

Chinese-Uzbek center for traditional medicine opens in Tashkent

The center combines treatment and rehabilitation as well as disease prevention.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/16 13:25:36

China's image becoming even better since pandemic: Navarre minister

The minister of economic development and business for Navarre in Spain told the Global Times he was "surprised" to see some governments and organizations hold China accountable for the coronavirus outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/15 23:28:40

Xi says China ready to strengthen anti-pandemic cooperation with Laos

China is ready to strengthen cooperation with Laos in fighting the COVID-19 epidemic, said General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/15 19:07:47

Australia should not exonerate a drug trafficker: analysts

Drug smuggling is an extremely serious crime in China, and Australia should not seek to exonerate a drug trafficker by mixing up a criminal case with its diplomatic ties with China, said Chinese experts after the Australian foreign ministry said it is "deeply saddened" by a Chinese court's decision to sentence an Australian man to death for drug smuggling.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/14 23:23:40

Shanghai honors James Joyce with only offline Bloomsday worldwide

Shanghai has stood out as the only place this year to hold official celebrations offline for Bloomsday, a celebration of the life of Irish writer James Joyce, thanks to its efforts in fighting COVID-19, Therese Healy, Consul General of Ireland in Shanghai told Global Times at the event held on the rooftop terrace of the historical House of Roosevelt on the Bund on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/14 12:11:29

Exclusive: China, India border troops conduct multi-level meetings amid tensions

A source told the Global Times on Friday that Chinese and Indian border troops are conducting multi-level meetings on the ground to promote the implementation of a high-level consensus and to bring divergences under control at the frontline.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/12 14:46:46

Xi sends condolences over passing of Burundian president

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sent a message of condolences to Burundian president-elect, Evariste Ndayishimiye, over the passing of Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/12 23:19:44

More external forces interfere in HK's internal affairs as China becomes more determined to legislate national security laws for city: Chinese FM

China has expressed its strong dissatisfaction to the UK concerning its six-monthly report on Hong Kong, China's Foreign Ministry said, as more external forces involve themselves in Hong Kong's internal affairs, China's determination to legislate national security law for Hong Kong becomes stronger.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/12 19:23:40

Chinese students consider postponing their return to Australia

Although Australian government is making efforts to attract international students back to school, many Chinese families with students of Australian universities stranded in China due to travel and flight restrictions expressed that they are considering postponing return to Australia, given the rising number of racial discrimination incidents against Asians, and lingering coronavirus risks in Australia.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/12 17:26:35

China donates second batch of anti-COVID-19 medical supplies to Zimbabwe

The Chinese government on Thursday donated a second batch of anti-COVID-19 medical supplies to Zimbabwe amid a spike in the number of cases in the southern African country in recent weeks.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/12 12:10:22

China-Germany talks set positive tone for bilateral relation, ignoring US bombast

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang held a video meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday, during which Li urged both sides to expand two-way opening-up and fully utilize the "fast-track" channel to provide conveniences for enterprise cooperation, work resumption and maintain the stability of the industrial chain.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/6/11 23:29:24

China releases human rights report over US failure to handle epidemic

China on Thursday published a US Human Rights report, revealing deep-rooted problems highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic, as the number of infections in the US surpassed two million and the country has been thrown into chaos by George Floyd protests.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/11 21:31:45

Chinese mainland slams US military aircraft's flight over Taiwan Island

Chinese mainland authorities on Thursday slammed the US for sending a military transport aircraft over the island of Taiwan, saying that all necessary measures will be taken to safeguard national sovereignty, security and development interests.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/11 21:29:21

US coronavirus cases may reach 3m by July: research

After becoming the only country to have hit the 1 million mark in confirmed coronavirus cases, the US now has seen that number double. However, a greater pain is yet to come, according to Chinese analysts who believe that with the continuing large-scale domestic protests and presidential campaign to be resumed next week, the US is likely to see the number surpassing 3 million in about a month and will not be free of new cases by the end of the year.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/11 20:13:40

Chinese experts slam US senators over double standards toward HK riots

US senators who urged Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to take in Hong Kong rioters while showing no mercy to protesters on their own soil have been slammed by experts for their "blatant double standards" and "short-sighted decision to secure their own political interests."
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/11 18:14:14

Australia should stop pointing finger at China's responsible reminders: FM

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday urged the Australian side to recognize its problem and address it rather than point fingers at the Chinese government, which is being responsible in reminding its citizens to pay attention to safety.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/11 18:08:41