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China denies retaliating against US journalists, urges sincerity

The Chinese Foreign Ministry slammed the US State Department spokesperson for calling so-called visa limitations on US media in China as a "reciprocal" move against the Trump administration's suppression of Chinese journalists in the US, calling it totally groundless and saying the US is blaming others when it should be blaming itself.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/7 19:45:53

Meng Wanzhou's case a test for how much Canada values relations with China: experts

China's recent reiteration of its stance on the detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is a message to Ottawa that the judgment on Meng's case will serve as a key indicator of whether Ottawa will prioritize the mutual interests of the two countries, independent from the US, in its future relations with China, experts said, following a series of indications from Chinese diplomats including the latest statement issued by the Chinese embassy in Canada on Sunday that said Meng's detention is the main obstacle to current China-Canada relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/6 22:38:40

China, Russia uphold world order as post-WWII legacy

The world will never forget the value of peace, especially on the 75th anniversary of the V-Day, when veterans across the world commemorated and reflected on the hard-won fight against Japanese aggression and the end of the WWII.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/3 22:33:14

Chinese president makes indirect response to US-led attacks on CPC at 75th anniversary of WWII victory

The Chinese people will never agree on any attempt by any person or force to distort the history of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and smear the nature and the purpose of the CPC, Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is also the general secretary of the CPC Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, said at a symposium commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII. This was the first time China's top leader made an indirect response to US-led attacks on China's ruling Party.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/4 0:02:02

China, Russia shoulder responsibility to safeguard world peace: Chinese FM on WWII anniversary

China and Russia shoulder the responsibility of safeguarding world peace and security, and carrying on the mission to help push forward the development of humankind, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, commenting on China and Russia's commemoration on Thursday of the 75 years of the end of the World War II.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/3 19:22:55

Xi stresses carrying forward great spirit of resisting aggression

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday stressed carrying forward the great spirit of resisting aggression in the new era and striving to achieve national rejuvenation.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/3 18:38:05

Working hard to bring happiness to the Chinese people and promote progress of all mankind

Standing on the right side of history, the CPC is committed not only to rallying the Chinese people and leading them in running our own affairs well, but also to building a community with a shared future for mankind to promote world peace and common development. Moreover, the CPC rises above the Cold War mentality and opposes power politics as it endeavours to nurture and contribute to the lofty cause of world peace and development.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/3 15:12:14

China's defense ministry denounces Pentagon report for hyping 'Chinese military threat theory'

China's defense ministry denounces Pentagon report for hyping 'Chinese military threat theory'
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/2 16:42:34

Serbia FM pledges to abide by one-China principle, condemns Taiwan separatist's article

After the Czech senate speaker's controversial visit to Taiwan, the diplomatic principal officer of the separatist Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities on the island of Taiwan, who published an article in Serbia hyping up secessionism, was met with a backlash, as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia said that the country has always supported the one-China principle, and denounced the article as running totally counter to Serbia's national policy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/2 13:54:30

Xi calls for new areas in China-Indonesia cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday that China and Indonesia should seize the new industries and models created by the COVID-19 pandemic and open up new cooperation areas to boost their respective development and give impetus to the regional and global economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/31 23:35:37

Wang Yi: Anyone who challenges one-China principle will pay 'heavy price'

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said during his visit in Germany on Monday that anyone who challenges the one-China principle will pay a heavy price, referring to the Czech Senate speaker's Taiwan visit.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/31 12:06:22

Joint vaccine trial 'not terminated'; Chinese virologists worry data safety in Canada

Politics and souring relations may not be the main reason for the called-off work of a Chinese company and Canadian research team on late-stage clinical trials of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate, experts said, since China has always rejected politicization of vaccine R&D.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/27 19:18:41

US sanctions won't deter China from seeking legal rights in S.China Sea, trade: experts

The US on Wednesday sought to further escalate tensions with China, as it moves to sanction two dozen Chinese companies that it claims help build artificial islands in the South China Sea, compounding several hot-button issues in the bilateral relationship, from the South China Sea to military to trade.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/27 0:34:09

Xi, Putin congratulate on opening of China-Russia scientific, technological innovation year

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday respectively sent congratulatory letters to the opening of the Year of Scientific and Technological Innovation between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/26 17:32:10

Taiwan's new representative office in France like spiritual opium, provocative move risks backfiring: observers

The opening of Taiwan's representative office in the Southern French city of Aix-en-Provence is a provocative action from the gang of Taiwan secessionists, and the dangerous self-consolation will backfire.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/26 0:37:26

Infographic: 40 years of the Shenzhen SEZ miracle

Shenzhen, a fish village in southern China neighboring HongKong, has become one of world's most impressive metropolises after a miracle-like 40-year development.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/25 21:38:40

Chinese in S. Africa fear for safety amid rising murder cases

Concerns have risen after recent criminal acts against Chinese nationals in South Africa have led to the killing of seven Chinese people in the past 50 days. The Chinese Embassy in South Africa has condemned the crimes, and urged the South African government to solve these cases as soon as possible and severely punish criminals involved.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/25 20:08:28

UPDATE: Chinese diplomat's election to sea tribunal with high count of votes reflects intl recognition: FM

Chinese Ambassador to Hungary Duan Jielong was on Monday elected as a member of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea with a high count of votes, which reflected the international community's recognition of China's claims and actions on maritime issues and was a "slap in the face" of the US, as the country had not accepted the law but instead pointed its finger at and smeared China's moves.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/25 15:34:43