Friendship across half a century
By: Li Jieyi,

Global Times reporter based in Shanghai, covering political and social topics especially related to Shanghai and its surrounding areas.

Huang Lanlan

In-Depth reporter covering COVID-19 vaccines and health, Tibetan issue, China-ASEAN relations, among others.

Hu Yuwei
| Published: Apr 11, 2021 10:32 AM
50 years after “ping-pong diplomacy”, Chinese player Zheng Minzhi and US player Dell and Connie Sweeris made a video call. The three old friends recall and share memories of the ice-breaking trips to each other’s countries in the 1970s.