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Beijing reports five new cases linked to cold storage industry

Lockdown in Xi'an could be nearing end as no further infections found An epidemic prevention worker guides students returning to their hometowns at Xi'an Railway Station in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, on Tuesday, when the city registered no new confirmed COVID-19 cases. (YUAN JINGZHI / FOR CHINA DAILY) Beijing reported five new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, […]

Slovenia leaders’ remarks on ‘Taiwan independence’ opposed

This undated photo shows Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian. (PHOTO/FMPRC.GOV.CN) BEIJING – A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday that China is deeply shocked by and strongly opposes remarks from Slovenian leaders supporting "Taiwan Independence" in blatant violation of the one-China principle. Spokesperson Zhao Lijian made the remarks at a daily press briefing […]

China willing to deepen cooperation with Philippines

China willing to deepen cooperation with Philippines

BEIJING – Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Monday that China and the Philippines should maintain their friendship, remove disruptions, deepen cooperation, and jointly open up a better future for bilateral relations. Wang made the remarks when addressing the Manila Forum for China-Philippines Relations via video. Facts have proved that Philippine President […]

Source tracing links Beijing’s 1st local Omicron case with mail

Photo taken on May 26, 2021 shows a view of Beijing after rain. (LUO XIAOGUANG/XINHUA) BEIJING – The possibility of Beijing's first locally transmitted Omicron case being contracted from international mail cannot be ruled out, a local health official said Monday. Pang Xinghuo, deputy director of Beijing's center for disease control and prevention said they […]

China, Iran implement 25-year comprehensive cooperation plan

On September 16, 2021 local time, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan, Sept 16, 2021. (PHOTO / FMPRC.GOV.CN) NANJING – Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks on Friday with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in […]

Lavrov commends Russia-China ties

A video screenshot shows Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaking during a press conference in Moscow, Russia, Jan 14, 2022. (XINHUA) MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday spoke highly of the "unique architecture of Russia-China ties" and Russia's and China's joint efforts to strengthen bilateral cooperation and solve international problems. The annual […]

France urged to enhance China-EU ties

Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan meets visiting Diplomatic Advisor to the President of France Emmanuel Bonne in Beijing via video link. (PHOTO / XINHUA) China hopes France can play a positive role in guiding the European Union to maintain a correct understanding of China, and develop the bloc's relationship and cooperation with China independently, Vice-President Wang […]

China firmly backs GCC in safeguarding security, stability

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (right) meets with Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary-General Nayef bin Falah Al-Hajraf in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu province on Jan 11, 2022. (JI CHUNPENG / XINHUA) NANJING – Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met on Tuesday with visiting Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary-General Nayef bin Falah […]