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Chinese, Vietnamese leaders agree to further promote bilateral ties

Chinese, Vietnamese leaders agree to further promote bilateral ties
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/17 9:15:31

Chinese medical team in Namibia treats over 20,000 patients in 18 months

Chinese medical team in Namibia treats over 20,000 patients in 18 months
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/17 9:08:31

China-Myanmar energy projects going full steam

Crude oil and gas projects between China and Myanmar have played a significant role in diversifying China's energy import sources and elevating the economic development of Myanmar as well as the whole Southeast Asian region, high-level executives from China and Myanmar told the Global Times on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 22:43:40

China increases military recruitment frequency, aims to keep high vigilance

China will increase the frequency of its military recruitment and retirement to twice a year, up from once, starting 2020, to maintain a smooth flow of troops, the military's high vigilance and to better train new recruits.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 22:03:40

Time for Action

UN member states have committed to a decade of action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. There is no time for delay.
Source: Beijing Review | 2020/1/16 21:43:37

Putin signs decree to appoint Mikhail Mishustin as prime minister -- Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to appoint Mikhail Mishustin as new prime minister, the Kremlin said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 21:46:40

Myanmar ready to welcome President Xi

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jining's upcoming visit to Myanmar, residents of Yangon and Chinese analysts painted a promising picture of how the two Asian economies could further cement bilateral political trust, overcome unfair international prejudice and defend multilateralism against rising global hegemony.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 21:13:40

US, China must assume reciprocal obligations in financial services opening

The financial services part of the phase one trade deal, featuring obligations from both sides that are basically reciprocal, has once again testified to China's efforts to liberalize its financial sector, the People's Bank of China (PBC), the country's central bank, said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 20:08:40

Technology gets scant mention in trade deal, but slight easing seen

Technological cooperation is merely a tiny portion of the phase one trade deal between the world's top two economies, according to the agreement text. While clues remain elusive about whether the deal would ease concerns over a “decoupling” in the technology world, the Chinese technology community is looking forward to a more cooperative relationship.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 19:43:40

Turkey is sending troops to Libya, Erdogan says

Turkey is sending troops to Libya, Erdogan says
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 18:52:50

Retail giants to close HK stores amid shrinking tourism, sales

Hong Kong retail giants Chow Tai Fook (CTF) and Sa Sa announced they would close stores in the city while actively exploring the market in the mainland and surrounding countries amid the shrinking tourism market in Hong Kong from the impact of months-long social unrest.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 18:43:40

China may ask the US to remove tariffs before phase two talks: expert

China will need time to assess the just-signed phase one trade agreement and other complicating factors before launching negotiations with the US for a phase two agreement. US officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, who claim the talks are already underway may be getting ahead of themselves, a government advisor and experts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 15:53:40

Man sentenced to death for murdering a doctor over medical dispute in Beijing

A man who was convicted of murdering a doctor in front of horrified colleagues in a Beijing hospital emergency room was sentenced to death on Thursday, as outraged netizens flooded social media with condemnation of all forms of violence against medical workers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 15:38:42

Cool minds needed for phase-1 trade deal implementation amid fluctuations: analysts

As the highly anticipated phase one trade deal between the world's two largest economies was signed in Washington on Wednesday (US time), China, the US and the world will benefit from its long-awaited outcome, Chinese analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 13:49:28

Full text of Xi's signed article on Myanmese newspapers

A signed article by Chinese President Xi Jinping titled "Writing a New Chapter in Our Millennia-Old Pauk-Phaw Friendship" was published Thursday on three Myanmese newspapers ahead of his state visit to this Southeast Asian country.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 13:07:37

Japan confirms 1st case of pneumonia linked to coronavirus

Japan confirmed its first case of pneumonia linked to the coronavirus, a government official said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 11:35:27

China releases signed text on phase one trade deal with US

China releases signed text on phase one trade deal with US.
Source: CGTN | 2020/1/16 11:00:44

Adhering to 1992 Consensus unshakable foundation for peaceful, stable cross-Strait ties: spokesman

Adhering to the 1992 Consensus that embodies the one-China principle is the unshakable foundation for the peaceful and stable development of relations between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait, a mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/16 9:07:00