Nothing to fear in China-U.S. partnership

Nothing to fear in China-U.S. partnership

After the tension of the past year, relations between China and the United States seem to be on the rebound. China and the U.S. have a consensus on relations that are no longer defined by strategic rivalry, but by cooperation and proper management of differences. Ahead of the meeting of the two Presidents during November’s […]

SCO members expected to ease Asia-Europe road transport

An agreement opening road transportation between Asia and Europe is expected to be signed at the upcoming 12th prime ministers’ meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states, a Chinese diplomat said on Wednesday. Vice Foreign Minister Cheng Guoping told a press conference that the agreement would create conditions for an Asia-Europe transport corridor […]

First Chinese rescuers to depart for Philippines: FM

The first batch of China’s emergency rescuers will depart for the typhoon-stricken Philippines on Wednesday, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said early Wednesday. After getting the confirmation from Manila, China’s emergency medical team and rescue team will go to the Philippines soon with the first batch of rescuers, who are from the China Red Cross, to […]

Greater Nepal activists protest in front of Indian embassy

Activists of Greater Nepal Nationalist Front protested in front of the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu Thursday, demanding that India return a territory of 57, 736 square km, which Nepal lost to the then British India in 1816 under the Sugauli Treaty. The protest occurred in coincidence with India’s 67th Independence Day on August 15. “As […]

China strongly condemns Japan over shrine visit

China has strongly protested against and condemned the visits of Japanese cabinet members to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine on Thursday. Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin summoned Japanese ambassador to China Masato Kitera and lodged representations over the issue, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said. It is an open challenge to historical justice and human […]

Chinese president meets U.S. secretary of state

Chinese president meets U.S. secretary of state

President Xi Jinping on Saturday met with visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss bilateral ties and issues of common concern. Xi first recalled Kerry’s last visit to China as chairman of the U.S. Senate foreign relations committee in May 2009. Xi described Kerry as a veteran U.S. statesman, adding that he appreciates […]

Chinese FM eyes positive China-U.S. interaction in Asia-Pacific

Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday urged China and the United States to interact positively in the Asia-Pacific region. “Chinese and U.S. efforts to build new relations should start from the Asia-Pacific region, where the two countries have the most converging interests and interact most frequently,” Wang said in talks held with visiting U.S. Secretary […]

China committed to maintaining peace on Korean Peninsula

China committed to maintaining peace on Korean Peninsula

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi said Saturday that China is committed to maintaining peace and stability and advancing the denuclearization process on the Korean Peninsula. He made the remarks when meeting with visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Yang reiterated that the stance of the Chinese government on the Korean Peninsula is “consistent and […]

China, U.S. to hold fifth Strategic and Economic Dialogue in July

China and the United States will hold the fifth China-U.S. Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) in July in the U.S., Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said on Saturday. During the visit of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, the two sides reached consensus on mechanisms of the China-U.S. High-level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange and the […]