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China says protracted Ukraine crisis not in the interests of all parties

BEIJING, Sept 22 – An expanded and protracted Ukraine crisis is not in the interests of all parties, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Polish counterpart Zbigniew Rau on the sidelines of a United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York on Wednesday. China hopes that the […]

China dismisses Taiwan complaints on drone harassment

BEIJING/TAIPEI, Aug 29 – China’s Foreign Ministry on Monday dismissed complaints from Taiwan about repeated harassment by Chinese drones very close to Taiwanese-controlled islands as “not worth fussing about”, prompting Taipei to label Beijing as nothing more than thieves. Since China began war games and military drills near […]

China, India effectively managed, controlled differences – Wang Yi

BEIJING, July 7 – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Indian counterpart on Thursday that both their countries had effectively managed and controlled their differences. Bilateral relations have generally shown momentum in recovery, Wang told Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on the sidelines of a G20 […]

India, China growing markets for shunned Russian oil

NEW DELHI — India and other Asian nations are becoming an increasingly vital source of oil revenues for Moscow despite strong pressure from the U.S. not to increase their purchases, as the European Union and other allies cut off energy imports from Russia in line with sanctions over its war […]

Biden has an eye on China as he heads to South Korea, Japan

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden departs on a six-day trip to South Korea and Japan aiming to build rapport with the two nations’ leaders while also sending an unmistakable message to China: Russia’s faltering invasion of Ukraine should give Beijing pause about its own saber-rattling in the Pacific. Biden departs […]

China rejects calling Russia move ‘invasion,’ urges its citizens in Ukraine to stay home

BEIJING, Feb 24 – China rejected calling Russia’s moves on Ukraine an “invasion” and urged all sides to exercise restraint, even as it advised its citizens there to stay home or at least take the precaution of displaying a Chinese flag if they needed to drive anywhere. Russian […]

China expresses serious concerns on India banning Chinese apps

BEIJING, Feb 17 – China on Thursday expressed serious concerns regarding India’s ban of Chinese apps over security reasons, adding that it hopes India would treat all foreign investors, including Chinese firms, in a transparent, fair and non-discriminatory manner. “We hope India can take concrete measures to maintain […]

Peng Shuai tells paper she never wrote of being assaulted

BEIJING — Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has denied saying she was sexually assaulted, despite a November social media post attributed to her that accused a former top Communist Party official of forcing her into sex. The Lianhe Zaobao Chinese-language newspaper posted video of Peng it says was […]

Net profits of China’s centrally-owned state firms at $275 bln in Jan-Nov – state media

BEIJING, Dec 18 – Net profits of centrally-owned state firms in China reached 1.75 trillion yuan ($274.52 billion) in January-November, the state asset regulator said on Saturday, according to state media. Total profits of the firms totalled 2.3 trillion yuan in the first 11 months of the year, […]

China, US to ease restrictions on each other’s journalists

BEIJING — China and the U.S. have agreed to ease restrictions on each other’s journalists amid a slight relaxation of tensions between the two sides. The official China Daily newspaper on Wednesday said the agreement was reached ahead of Tuesday’s virtual summit between Chinese leader Xi Jinping and […]

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