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Chinese FM fires back at Australia, US accusations over Afghan war crime post with series of questions

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday again fired back at Australian and US accusations of China "fabricating" the photo of Australian soldiers' crimes in , slamming the two countries for displaying clear double-standards and hypocrisy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 18:13:40

Cooperation far outweighs differences between China, EU: Chinese FM

Cooperation far outweighs differences between China and the European Union (EU), said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi during a telephone conversation with Slovenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Anze Logar on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/2 14:05:31

Chinese, Maltese FMs agree to further develop bilateral ties over phone talk

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Maltese Minister for Foreign and European Affairs Evarist Bartolo agreed Tuesday to further develop bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/2 10:44:58

Uneven trade investigations affect China-Australia relations

While China has been upholding free trade and multilateralism and sustaining trade with partners including Australia, despite the growing complexity in bilateral relations and logistical difficulties in the post pandemic era, Australia has been abusing trade remedies to suppress Chinese products, breaching the principles of the market economy and the bilateral free trade agreement, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 3:08:16

Cooperation and shared benefits between China and S.Korea surely overweigh disagreements on kimchi origin: FM spokesperson

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said she wasn't aware that China and South Korea netizens are involved in an imbroglio over the origin of kimchi, after some Korean netizens accused China of appropriating their side dish.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/2 1:41:22

Chinese defense chief's Nepal, Pakistan tours 'of practical meaning' for security in western China

Chinese defense chief hails "all-weather" strategic partnership with Pakistan, vows to lift military ties during visit
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 18:14:30

Morrison's demand for apology sparks online backlash

As a war of words about an illustration featuring an Australian soldier murdering a child continues to escalate online, floods of Chinese rejected Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's “fake and malicious” accusation, and his remarks were deemed by observers as a tool to stoke domestic nationalist resentment toward China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 21:50:07

China's vaccines better suit Africa, LatAm due to 'lower costs, easier logistics'

African and some Latin American countries would prefer Chinese-developed inactivated vaccines, due to their competitive costs and easier logistics, to stop their pandemic crisis, said analysts in both the vaccine and drug transportation services.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 21:23:40

Chinese study claiming virus might originate from Indian subcontinent withdrawn

Amid hypotheses and studies trying to answer the complex scientific question about where and how the novel coronavirus emerged, the Global Times found a study that claimed the Indian subcontinent might be the place where the earliest human-to-human novel coronavirus transmission occurred was withdrawn from the preprint platform of the medical journal The Lancet.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 20:37:42

Fact-based illustration not 'fake photo'; Aussie accusation aims to 'divert attention': FM

Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that the illustration featuring an Australian soldier murdering a child is based on facts and not a "fake photograph," pointing out Australia's attempt to divert public attention from its inhumane crimes in Afghanistan.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 19:22:37

China continues push for Meng's release 2 years on

Two years after Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's arrest in Canada, the Chinese Foreign Ministry once again urged Canada to release her, and condemned the Canadian and US governments' political conspiracy in targeting the Chinese company.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 18:10:20

BRICS media leaders meet for post-COVID-19 exchanges, cooperation

The fifth presidium meeting of the BRICS Media Forum was held via video link Monday, with members pledging joint efforts to improve the forum mechanism and step up post-COVID-19 exchanges and cooperation among BRICS media.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/1 13:43:56

China-Laos joint venture of refinery kicks off commercial production

Lao Petroleum & Chemical Co. Ltd (Laopec), a China-Laos joint venture, has launched first phase production of its three million tons/year refinery project in Lao capital Vientiane on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/1 13:36:07

Zimbabwean president hails progress on Chinese-funded new parliament building despite COVID-19

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday expressed satisfaction with progress that has been made in the construction of the new Parliament building in Mt. Hampden on the outskirts of the capital Harare.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/1 13:08:37

Hydrological data sharing portal for Lancang-Mekong countries launched

A website for sharing water resources information among six countries along the Lancang-Mekong River was launched Monday in Beijing, paving the way for enhanced sharing of hydrological data, knowledge, experience and technologies.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/1 11:26:57

Chinese construction company to help strengthen Namibia's transport, logistics

Chinese construction company to help strengthen Namibia's transport, logistics
Source: Xinhua | 2020/12/1 10:49:04

SCO to play bigger role in epidemic work, economic recovery and innovation

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang highlighted the importance of regional stability and security, further integration and the leading roles played by high technology and innovation among Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member countries on Monday, shedding light on the acceleration of the coronavirus vaccine development.
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 1:04:43

Morrison blame game taking China-Australia ties into abyss

When Australian companies are tangled with worries of losing the Chinese market - from agricultural products of barely and wine to the pillar exports of iron ore and coal - the Australian government has staged another "juvenile" political stunt of accusing China for violence by Australia's own soldiers in Afghanistan. This is a move that experts said is adding insult to injury in the China-Australia ties and showed that Canberra is too blind to see a more miserable future for itself as China is diversifying its import channels to avoid its economic lifeline being hijacked by down under amid rising tensions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/30 22:56:42