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China will play the US 'reciprocity' game in media treatment: Chinese FM

What the US claims about reciprocity in capping the number of Chinese media employees in the US is actually discrimination, prejudice and rejection of Chinese media, and China will play along since the US broke the rules of the game in the first place, China's Foreign Ministry said at Tuesday's press briefing.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/3 17:48:42

Dozens of Chinese citizens forcibly quarantined and deported in Russia amid coronavirus

A total of 80 Chinese citizens were forcibly quarantined in Moscow and some of them were sentenced to be deported and fined
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/3 20:43:40

US cap on Chinese media employees shows lack of confidence in its system: Chinese experts

The US move to cap Chinese media employee numbers in the US is a nasty and selfish attempt to divert domestic attention from the coronavirus outbreak and vent anti-China sentiment at Chinese journalists, which is not the act of a responsible superpower and reveals the US' diminishing confidence in its own system, Chinese analysts said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/3 14:13:40

China, Uzbekistan reaffirm commitment to strengthening ties

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev met here on Monday with Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee, with both sides reaffirming commitment to strengthening ties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/3 7:47:32

Urgent to prevent virus import from SK sects: expert

For South Korea with a high degree of religious fanaticism, preventing the spread of the virus in the country will present a big challenge, as it will be hard to convince religious believers to follow and listen to scientific advice and instructions from the government, Chinese experts said, noting that China should be careful to prevent re-import of the virus from South Korea, since it has been targeted by many South Korean sects for missionary activities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/3 0:33:40

China has never recognized the FCCC, whose report is inappropriate and unwise: Chinese FM

The annual report of the Foreign Correspondents' Club of China (FCCC) was inappropriate and unwise,and China has never recognized the so-called organization, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday following the FCCC report claiming that working conditions for reporters in China have deteriorated.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/2 23:04:18

China returns favor with face masks, knowledge

China is extending aid and support to other countries facing severe COVID-19 outbreak as the situation is gradually stabilizing within the country, reciprocating favor it received from other countries in the earlier stage of fighting COVID-19 and playing the role as a responsible power, Chinese experts noted on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/1 22:58:40

US scrambles to tackle virus

When Western media, including American media outlets, harshly criticized failures of governance in China to properly contain COVID-19, especially flaws in the early response mechanisms, the deadly virus might have crept in many of the Western countries with insufficient awareness and few control measures in place to check its spread.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/1 22:53:40

Immigration authority dismisses rumor of fleeing South Koreans swarming to Chinese cities amid epidemic

Two-thirds of recent travelers from South Korea are Chinese residents, China's immigration authority said Sunday, dismissing reports that South Koreans were fleeing in droves to Chinese cities to avoid the epidemic in their home country.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/1 22:23:40

China calls for fair election of WIPO director general

China has called for creating a fair environment for all the candidates of the upcoming election of the director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/1 20:41:09

Vatican denies Pope Francis has contracted COVID-19

The Vatican has told the Global Times that “there is no evidence to diagnose the Pope with anything other than being slightly unwell,” in response to reports that the Pope has contracted COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/1 17:52:45

Reports of Moscow police using violence against Chinese are baseless: Embassy

The Chinese Embassy in Russia has clarified reports by some we-media that Moscow police were using violent law enforcement against 80 Chinese citizens and detaining them with no justified reasons were not based on facts.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/1 15:44:00

China, UK to go through epidemic of COVID-19 with stronger mutual trust: ambassador

China and Britain will emerge from the test of the epidemic of the novel coronavirus with stronger mutual trust, closer cooperation and deeper friendship, and the "Golden Era" of bilateral relations will yield more "golden fruits," Chinese Ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/1 8:42:26

Chinese medical experts arrive in Tehran

A team of Chinese medical experts arrived in Tehran on Saturday along with a shipment of donations from China to support Iran's anti-epidemic effort. (Photos via Ambassador of China to Iran)
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/29 18:55:47

China ready to share its experience with EU to jointly fight COVID-19

China is ready to share its experience with the European Union (EU) to jointly fight COVID-19, according to a press release published by the Chinese Mission to the EU on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/29 15:12:45

Chinese, Chilean presidents discuss COVID-19 epidemic, bilateral ties over phone

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Chilean counterpart, Sebastian Pinera, held a telephone conversation on Friday night to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic and how to further deepen bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/29 7:16:49

Chinese, Cuban presidents discuss COVID-19 epidemic, bilateral ties over phone

Chinese President Xi Jinping talked over phone with Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Friday night to compare notes on the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic and how to further promote bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/29 7:15:44

S.Koreans interpret China's entry measures

South Koreans interviewed by the Global Times were divided over strict entry and quarantine measures taken by Chinese cities amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in countries like Japan and South Korea, as some said it's for the health of everyone while some consider it rather unfair.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/29 0:48:40