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Chinese top leaders visit key national defense, high-tech hubs in latest move to push for homegrown innovation

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He recently visited a southwestern city in China known for its expertise in the national defense military and scientific research as well as a top engineering physics academy in the city, the latest of several visits by Chinese top leaders in the past two weeks that are aimed at pushing for homegrown innovation and calling for breakthroughs in key technologies amid an escalating tech war between China and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/22 1:49:00

UN's role in spotlight amid crises

As the world is struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic, regional conflicts, growing geopolitical confrontations and a weak economy, the UN kicked off high-level events this week in a virtual format for the first time, which raised a lingering question: Will a virtual UN assembly address real world challenges and offer solutions, or is the UN still relevant?
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/21 21:53:40

Taiwan's economy, trade break-off from mainland a dream: experts

The Chinese foreign ministry said China will take legitimate countermeasures, including targeting individuals, after US Undersecretary of State Keith Krach ended his visit to the island of Taiwan, adding that the US must bear full responsibility for violating the one-China principle.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/21 22:03:40

Anti-China forces attempt to disrupt flight from China to Solomon Islands to prevent new Chinese ambassador from taking office

Some people in Malaita, the Solomon Islands' most populous province that has been frequently seen playing tricks in attempts to damage the relationship between China and the Solomon Islands, recently clamored to call off a flight returning from China that was reportedly carrying Chinese officials including Li Ming, the new Chinese ambassador to the Solomon Islands.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/18 19:52:41

Xi inspects central Chinese city of Changsha

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Thursday inspected Changsha, the capital city of central China's Hunan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/17 23:43:54

China releases white paper on employment, labor rights in Xinjiang

China issued a white paper on employment and labor rights in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/17 10:05:24

Xi inspects central China's Hunan Province

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Wednesday inspected central China's Hunan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/16 21:58:15

China strongly opposes 'infiltration' claims against Chinese diplomats in Australia: FM

China has expressed strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to certain Australia media outlets' claim of so-called "infiltration" by the Chinese Consulate General in Sydney, saying such accusations are totally baseless and nothing but vicious slanders.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/16 16:28:48

Virtual UN General Assembly opens in pandemic; situation calls for commitment to multilateralism

The 75th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly opened on Tuesday (local time), which was held via videoconference for the first in history due to the pandemic. Experts said the pandemic emphasizes the importance of upholding multilateralism, urging the US to abandon "the most extreme unilateralism in history," recognize the fact that the international community is interdependent, and engage in wide-ranging cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/15 22:08:40

Xi to attend high-level meetings to mark UN's 75th anniversary via video link

Chinese President Xi Jinping has been invited to attend high-level meetings to mark the 75th anniversary of the UN via video link and will deliver an important speech, Chinese FM spokesperson Hua Chunying announced Tuesday
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/15 10:07:51

China-Japan ties to remain stable after Yoshihide Suga wins LDP leadership to succeed Abe

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga won the election on Monday afternoon to become the new president of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), with Suga set to become the East Asian country's next prime minister. Experts said Japan's relations with China would remain in steady hands as Suga will mostly retain Shinzo Abe's foreign policies.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/14 17:19:04

Experts warn of grave consequences if US official visits Taiwan

Some secessionist Taiwan media are once again drowning in joy by hyping the possible visit of US Undersecretary of State Keith Krach to the island, which would be a dangerous provocation that further harms the cross-Straits ties and regional stability.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/10 22:23:26

China issues position paper on UN's 75th anniversary

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday issued the Position Paper of the People's Republic of China on the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN), expounding on China's position and proposals on various issues, including the UN's role, the international situation, sustainable development and cooperation on COVID-19 response.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/10 20:05:22

People's Daily has right to reject US article containing vicious smears against China: FM

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's new accusations over China's national media People's Daily's refusal to publish an article of the US ambassador to China is a setup, condemning the article for vicious smears against China. The ministry publicized the details of the setup and counter argument.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/10 19:28:40

People's Daily spokesperson strongly protests Pompeo's statement

On September 9, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made public remarks, unreasonably accusing People's Daily of refusing to publish an article by the US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, and maliciously attacking the Chinese media. The move by the US was malicious and provocative, and seriously deviated from the facts. The spokesperson of People's Daily expressed strong protest and firm opposition to this, and believed it was necessary to offer an accurate account of the facts.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/9/10 16:12:31

Australia targets Chinese journalists, scholars, pushes anti-China witch-hunt

While the residences of four Chinese journalists in June were raided by Australian intelligence agents and the visas of two Chinese nationals were revoked for groundless reasons, Chinese observers on Wednesday slammed their acts of being more of an anti-China witch hunt in line with the delusional “China threat” theory and would backfire if Australia continues on the wrong path of anti-Chinese sentiment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 22:26:05

Xi sends congratulatory message to Kim Jong-un on NK's 72nd National Day

Xi sends congratulatory message to Kim Jong-un on NK's 72nd National Day
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 9:19:53

Xi hails unity of China's 1.4b people in COVID-19 battle

Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, China, a major country that first emerged from it, has now claimed victory over what Chinese President Xi Jinping called “an extraordinary and historic test,” and the hard-fought triumph was hailed by observers as injecting much needed confidence for an upended world, where China is facing a complicated situation at home and a crackdown from certain hegemonic countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/8 22:28:40