Fintech Trends in Hong Kong

China slams Australia for irresponsible remarks

This photo taken on Sept 8, 2019 shows the Chinese and Australian national flags on a celebration event in Sydney, Australia. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Wednesday slammed Australia for making irresponsible remarks on the China-Solomon Islands security agreement, urging Australia to cease wantonly criticizing Solomon Islands' independent foreign […]

Xi: China to boost ties with France

President Xi Jinping (right) shakes hands with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, March 25, 2019. (PHOTO/XINHUA) BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday said China is ready to work with France to push for sound development of bilateral relations. Xi made the remarks during a phone conversation […]

Vice-minister defends China-Solomon Islands security pact

Vice-minister defends China-Solomon Islands security pact

BEIJING – Chinese Vice-Foreign Minister Xie Feng on Thursday defended the signing of the inter-governmental framework agreement on security cooperation between China and Solomon Islands as a right of two sovereign states. He also denounced Australia's accusation against the agreement as an infringement of other countries' sovereignty and own affairs as well as international rules. […]

Kazakhstan, China agree to strengthen military cooperation

This undated file photo shows the Chinese national flag and Kazakhstan's national flag. (PHOTO / VCG) NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and visiting Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe voiced common readiness on Monday to step up bilateral cooperation. At a meeting with Wei in Nur-Sultan, Tokayev said Kazakhstan and […]

China-Solomon Islands security pact ‘not aimed at third party’

This undated photo shows the building of China's Foreign Ministry. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY) BEIJING – Security cooperation between China and the Solomon Islands is open, transparent and inclusive. It does not target any third party, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday. Spokesperson Wang Wenbin said at a daily news briefing that […]

Foreign ministry clarifies nature of relationship with Russia

This undated file photo shows the national flags of China and Russia on Red Square, Moscow. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – The China-Russia relationship consists of non-alliance, non-confrontation and not targeting any third party, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday. Spokesperson Wang Wenbin made the remarks at a daily press briefing when asked about […]

China’s envoy calls for China-EU cooperation in global challenges

This undated photo shows Zhang Jun, China's permanent representative to the  United Nations. (PHOTO / XINHUA) UNITED NATIONS – A Chinese envoy on Wednesday called for China-EU cooperation in tackling global challenges. China is willing to deepen cooperation with the EU and its member states, to uphold the purposes and principles of the UN Charter, […]

Xi congratulates Turkmenistan on the presidential election

A freight train from Rizhao to Central Asia leaves a container station of Rizhao port in east China's Shandong province, Sept 12, 2017. (GUO XULEI / XINHUA) BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday held phone talks with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and president-elect Serdar Berdimuhamedov. Xi congratulated Turkmenistan on the successful presidential election, […]

Xi: China ready to boost bilateral ties with Indonesia

In this Nov 17, 2018 photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) meets with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. (PANG XINGLEI / XINHUA) BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday held a phone conversation with his Indonesian counterpart, Joko Widodo. China and Indonesia are both representatives of major developing countries […]

Leaders laud 50 years of Sino-Argentine diplomatic ties

Chinese and Argentine national flags flutter on lampposts on the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, Feb 3, 2015. (PHOTO / IC) China and Argentina, which observers said have set an example of solidarity and cooperation among developing nations, have vowed to further promote their comprehensive strategic partnership as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of the […]