China supports work of U.N. Security Council committees

China supports the work of the subsidiary committees of the U.N. Security Council, namely the Al Qaida Sanctions Committee, the Counter-Terrorism Committee and the 1540 Committee, a Chinese envoy says. Wang Min, Chinese deputy permanent representative to the U.N., made the statement Wednesday at a meeting of the Security Council, where the chairmen of the […]

China voices grave concern over Israeli military operation in Gaza

China on Thursday voiced its “grave concern” over Israel’s large-scale military operation in the Gaza Strip, urging Israel to maintain “maximum restraint.” “We are highly concerned with the operation and strongly condemn any action that causes civilian casualties,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said while commenting on the massive airstrikes launched by Israel on the […]

China calls for national reconciliation in Bosnia

China on Tuesday urged all parties in Bosnia and Herzegovina to enhance political mutual trust, promote national reconciliation, resolve differences through dialogue in order to achieve greater progress in all areas. Wang Min, Chinese deputy permanent representative to the UN, made the call when addressing an open meeting of the Security Council on the situation […]

Chinese peacekeepers complete mission in South Sudan

A team of 14 Chinese police officers returned to Beijing on Tuesday after finishing a year-long peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, the Ministry of Public Security said. The team was the first Chinese peacekeeping team to join the United Nations peacekeeping force in South Sudan. The team accomplished all of the tasks mandated by the […]

China reiterates stance on Syrian conflict

China reiterates stance on Syrian conflict

China Monday reiterated its attitude toward the Syrian conflict as Syrian opposition groups struck a deal to form a new coalition, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Monday. At a regular press briefing in response to a question regarding the coalition, Hong said China believed the relevant parties in Syria should implement former UN secretary-general […]

Senior UN official highlights importance of dialogue among civilizations

Dialogue among different civilizations is of great importance, a senior UN official said Saturday, calling for harmony amid world diversity and replacement of confrontation with dialogue. “I believe that dialogue on world civilizations is of crucial importance. We must replace confrontation with dialogue,” said Wu Hongbo, UN under-secretary-general for economic and social affairs. “Through dialogue […]

The Trading Power, Part II: Eastern Boom Lightens Western Gloom

The Trading Power, Part II: Eastern Boom Lightens Western Gloom

China’s prospering trading brings a silver lining to the gloomy global economy The golden decade of China’s trade boom has brought tangible profits to various economies, making China a source of warmth during the severe financial winter. The past decade saw China, the largest trading partner of Japan, South Korea, India and the Association of […]

Chinese envoy calls for rejection of double standard on human rights

Chinese envoy calls for rejection of double standard on human rights

The international community must reject politicization of and double standard on human rights in order to tackle the challenges facing the global cause, a senior Chinese UN envoy said here Thursday. While addressing the Third Committee of the 67th Session of the UN General Assembly on human rights, Wang Min, China’s deputy permanent representative to […]

China urges new Libyan government to promote political transition

China on Wednesday called on the new Libyan government to rally its people to promote political transition in order to achieve national stability and prosperity. The statement came as Wang Min, China’s deputy permanent representative to the UN, addressed an open UN Security Council meeting where Fatou Bensouda, chief of the International Criminal Court (ICC), […]

China’s proposal on Syrian crisis welcomed internationally

China’s new four-point proposal on a political resolution to the Syrian conflict has been welcomed by relevant parties in the international community, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Wednesday. “Relevant parties found that the proposal was put forward in a timely fashion,” spokesman Hong Lei said at a daily press briefing, adding that the concrete content […]