China, ECOWAS move to strengthen ties

The government of China and authorities of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Wednesday moved to strengthen relations by signing a framework agreement for cooperation in specific areas with a view to enhancing economic cooperation between both sides. The framework agreement was signed in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, when a high-level delegation […]

Foreign Ministry: World has enough space to accommodate China, India

Foreign Ministry: World has enough space to accommodate China, India

There is enough room to accommodate the common development of both China and India, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Wednesday. He made the comments in response to India’s commemorative activities and media reports to mark the 50th anniversary of the border conflict in 1962 between India and China. “We have noticed relevant reports […]

U.S., China hold 4th consultation on Asia-Pacific affairs

U.S., China hold 4th consultation on Asia-Pacific affairs

The United States and China held their fourth Asia-Pacific consultation here on Tuesday, with both sides agreed to continue using the platform to keep close contacts and coordination on major issues in the region. The latest round of consultation was co-chaired by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt Campbell […]

Kaohsiung, Brisbane agree to boost relations

Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu signed a memorandum of understanding with Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk Oct. 22 on enhancing cooperation between the two cities. The memorandum was inked on the 15th anniversary of the establishment of sisterhood ties between the southern Taiwan port city and Australia’s third most populous city. Chen noted that the two […]

Foreign Ministry press conference on Oct. 18

Foreign Ministry press conference on Oct. 18

Q: First, Japanese Foreign Minister Gemba published an article on the French newspaper Le Figaro claiming that the Diaoyu Islands are Japanese territory, and it is unjustified for some country to assert territorial claim with might in disregard of international order. How does China comment? Second, it is reported that following yesterday’s visit of LDP […]

China welcomes UN, AL leaders’ call for Syria ceasefire during Islamic festival

China on Saturday said it welcomes the statement by leaders of the United Nations and the League of Arab States (AL) which called for a ceasefire in conflict-torn Syria during the upcoming Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha. “China welcomes and supports the statement by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and AL Secretary-General Nabil El-Arabi, which appealed […]

China calls for DPRK, ROK to remain calm, restrained

China calls for DPRK, ROK to remain calm, restrained

China on Saturday called for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea(ROK) to keep calm and restrained to safeguard the peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula. “China expects related parties to remain calm and restrained, not to take provocative or radical actions and jointly safeguard the peace and stability […]

China, Philippines hold talks after months of tensions

China, Philippines hold talks after months of tensions

Philippine Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Erlinda Basilio and Chinese Vice Minister Fu Ying held talks to try to build stronger bilateral ties. They met formally for the first time in Manila Friday after months of tension over a territorial dispute in the South China Sea. Seeking better relations The vice minister also visited with Foreign Affairs […]

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