​Responding to South Korea planning to "proactively accelerate" its participation in defense pact Quad, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that the countries concerned should do more that is conducive to regional peace and enhancing mutual trust, rather than provoking confrontation and engaging in small cliques.
By Fan Anqi | 2023/3/8 22:54:06
  • US urged to stop 'saying one thing and doing another' and fulfill Biden's promise as McCarthy confirms plan to meet Tsai

    After Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang urged the US to drop its all-round suppression and containment of China and reiterated China's untouchable redlines regarding the Taiwan question, the US responded with hypocritical rhetoric, but is yet to stop hollowing out the one-China principle, a hypocritical move which may bring more turmoil to China-US relations.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/3/8 22:26:16
  • US muddies water over Nord Stream with vague new intelligence, shows deterrence to allies

    The Nord Stream pipeline blast drama just entered a new episode as the New York Times, citing anonymous intelligence officials, said on Tuesday that a pro-Ukraine group sabotaged the pipelines, for which Ukraine denies involvement or knowledge.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/3/8 22:00:47
  • Beijing calls for normalization of cross-border travel as US reported to relax COVID-19 testing rules for travelers from China

    China on Wednesday called on related countries to normalize cross-border travel as the US was reported to be planning to relax COVID-19 testing rules for travelers from China.

    By Zhang Changyue and Tu Lei | 2023/3/8 21:38:33
  • Chinese FM slams Canada's accusation of Chinese interference in elections 'simply ridiculous'

    It is simply ridiculous that some Canadian politicians are spreading lies about China, the Chinese Foreign Ministry stressed again, over Canada's latest move to investigate Beijing's so-called interference in Canada's elections.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/3/8 21:32:49
  • China provides financial assistance in support of Ukraine's nuclear safety: FM

    China will donate 200,000 euros to Ukraine's nuclear safety and security technical assistance program, aiming to strengthen the safety of Ukraine's nuclear facilities with concrete actions, said Mao Ning, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson, at a press conference on Wednesday.

    By Global Times | 2023/3/8 19:47:51
  • Chinese FM meets press to elaborate on nation's diplomacy, foreign ties

    Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang on Tuesday held a press conference on the sidelines of the Two Sessions, and by answering questions from reporters from China and foreign press, Qin comprehensively introduced China's diplomacy on the new journey and covered topics about China's relations with Russia, the US, the EU, as well as hot spot issues like the Ukraine crisis and the Taiwan Straits situation.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/3/8 0:01:38
  • Experts warn of harm to Canada's national image as Trudeau seeks probe into 'Chinese intervention in elections'

    Canada is set to examine whether China interfered in its 2021 elections, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday, after an announcement from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday. However, the major objective of his move is to coordinate Canada's diplomatic strategy to match that of the US by creating an unfriendly atmosphere toward China among the Canadian public, experts said.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/3/7 23:59:11
  • So-called observations by UN-backed panel on China's Xinjiang, Xizang, HK regions 'unprofessional, narrow-minded'

    The so-called findings that have been published by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on China are unprofessional and narrow-minded, especially the contents related to China's Xinjiang, Xizang and Hong Kong regions, highlighting a poisonous trend of using Western standards on political rights to judge developing countries' economic and social development, analysts said.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/3/7 22:34:05
  • Analysts warn of more tensions if McCarthy meets Tsai

    US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reportedly is planning to meet Taiwan regional leader Tsai Ing-wen in the US in coming weeks. Chinese analysts warned of more tensions should the US continues to violate the one-China principle.

    By Xu Yelu and Liu Xuanzun | 2023/3/7 21:22:34
  • The course of China-US relations should be set by the two peoples, not the US' hysterical neo-McCarthyism: Chinese FM

    China-US relations should be guided by common interests, shared responsibilities and friendship between the two peoples, not US domestic politics and hysterical neo-McCarthyism, Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang said at a press conference during the two sessions on Tuesday.

    By Global Times | 2023/3/7 13:48:59
  • China-Europe ties not targeted at, subjugated to or controlled by any third party: FM

    The China-Europe relationship is not targeted at any third party nor is it subjugated to or controlled by any third party, Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang told a press conference on Tuesday during the ongoing two sessions.

    By Global Times | 2023/3/7 13:10:57
  • China, Russia set good example for intl relations, target no third party: Chinese FM

    China and Russia have found a path of major country relations featuring strategic trust and good neighborliness, setting a good example for international relations and such relations are based on no alliance and no confrontation and it doesn't target any third party, Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang told a press conference on Tuesday.

    By Global Times | 2023/3/7 12:54:24
  • China has not provided weapons to any party involved in the Ukraine crisis, and will never accept criticism or sanctions thrown at it: FM

    China is not the creator of the crisis, nor a party directly concerned. The country did not provide weapons to any party involved in the crisis and will never accept criticism, pressure or sanctions thrown at it,Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang said at Tuesday's press conference.

    By Global Times | 2023/3/7 12:54:34
  • China urges Japan not to arbitrarily dump nuclear-contaminated wastewater: Chinese officials at IAEA meeting

    Two Chinese officials on Monday urged Japan not to arbitrarily start dumping nuclear-contaminated water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station into the Pacific Ocean, criticizing move "an extremely irresponsible act that has drawn grave concerns from the international community and relevant countries."

    By Global Times | 2023/3/7 11:19:46
  • Chinese FM urges Japan to deal with nuclear-contaminated wastewater in a responsible manner

    China's Foreign Ministry on Monday urged Japan to deal with the nuclear-contaminated wastewater from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant in an open, transparent, scientific and safe manner, saying it must not start discharging the water into the sea before a proper solution is fully discussed and agreed by neighboring countries and relevant international institutions.

    By Global Times | 2023/3/6 18:20:15
  • NPC spokesperson calls for China-EU cooperation, refutes 'systemic rivals' claim

    A spokesperson for China's top legislature on Saturday refuted the fallacy that "China and Europe are systemic rivals," calling on the two sides to expand cooperation and jointly make greater contributions to world peace and development, as lingering geopolitical conflicts still cast a pall over the global economy.

    By Global Times | 2023/3/4 20:40:45
  • China stands against 'long-arm jurisdiction,' focuses on legislation for countermeasures: NPC spokesperson

    China stands firmly against "long-arm jurisdiction" practices, said Wang Chao, spokesperson for the first session of the 14th National People's Congress (NPC), at a press conference on Saturday, stressing that it is totally justifiable and necessary for China to make legislation effort to counter containment, suppression and interference from external forces.

    By Yang Sheng | 2023/3/4 19:27:27
  • Chinese FM Qin Gang meets with Indian counterpart Jaishankar; two sides to inject stability, positive energy to world

    Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang met with Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Thursday in New Delhi during the G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting. The ministers agreed on viewing and improving relations between the two countries from a historical perspective and strategic height, and to inject stability and positive energy into the world, while Qin urged that the important consensus between the two countries' leaders should be implemented.

    By Global Times | 2023/3/3 12:49:15
  • US hypes 'China nuclear threat' as excuse for own expansion, military hegemony: Chinese FM

    The US has repeatedly hyped "China nuclear threat" as an excuse for its own expansion of nuclear arsenals to maintain military hegemony, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning told a regular press conference on Friday.

    By Global Times | 2023/3/3 20:39:06
  • China, Australia should cherish positive momentum of steady growth in ties: Chinese Foreign Minister

    Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang met with his Australian counterpart Penny Wong on the sidelines of the G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting in New Delhi on Thursday local time, during which Qin said the two sides should cherish the positive momentum of stabilizing and improving bilateral relations, and properly handle differences and address each other's legitimate concerns.

    By Xu Keyue and Du Qiongfang | 2023/3/3 3:48:39
  • Chinese FM meets Russian counterpart after release of peace proposals

    China supports a political solution to the Ukraine crisis and opposes fanning the flames and sabotaging peace talks with double standards, sanctions and pressure, Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang told his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Thursday.

    By Zhang Changyue and Du Qiongfang | 2023/3/3 0:56:15
  • China calls for true multilateralism at G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting

    At a time when the Ukraine crisis overshadows the world's multilateral cooperation platforms, Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang called on G20 member countries on Thursday to uphold the UN-centered international system and reject power politics and bloc confrontation, underscoring China's role in safeguarding multilateralism.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2023/3/2 22:03:36
  • Chinese FM makes key proposals at G20 FMM

    China supports the African Union to join the Group of 20 (G20), and urges multilateral financial institutions and commercial creditors to actively engage in the debt disposal for developing countries.

    By Global Times | 2023/3/2 22:40:00
  • US hypes joint sanctions on China over 'military aid to Russia' smears, 'wooing allies for bloc confrontation'

    Washington is reportedly consulting US allies to impose sanctions on China in a coordinated manner "if China provides military support for Russia" - an unwarranted smear by the US that has intensified in recent weeks.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/3/2 22:47:57
  • S.Korea 'sleepwalks' to US' lullaby as Yoon is criticized for speech on national independence movement day

    South Korea should avoid sleepwalking in its diplomatic policies and serving as a pawn of the US, Chinese experts warned, as President Yoon Suk-yoel faces a backlash from the domestic public after he said that Japan is "a partner" in regional economic and security affairs during a speech to commemorate the 104th anniversary of the March 1 Independence Movement.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/3/2 22:06:21
  • Impressions of China: Ambassador of Chinese descent keen to introduce a reliable, hopeful China to the Caribbean

    Anyin Choo, Ambassador of Guyana to China, wore a red cheongsam and read a Chinese poem in fluent Putonghua with her young daughter in a video to express her New Year wishes to Chinese friends. The poem written in the Song dynasty (960-1279) shows how people usher in the Chinese New Year with the sound of firecrackers and an atmosphere full of warmth, hope and happiness. With those words, Choo also summarized her wonderful life in China.

    By Hu Yuwei | 2023/3/2 19:46:46
  • Exclusive: EU has no right to interpret one-China principle without China's recognition: Chinese envoy to EU

    On the occasion of the one-year anniversary of the Ukraine crisis and more European leaders planning to visit China in the coming weeks and months, Global Times reporters Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi (GT) conducted an exclusive interview with Fu Cong, head of the Chinese Mission to the EU, who talked about China-EU relations, the impact of the Ukraine crisis on Europe, the position of European countries on the Taiwan question and the latest balloon row that has severely damaged the mutual trust between China and the US.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2023/3/2 14:17:05
  • Xi-Lukashenko meeting carries on 'unbreakable friendship'

    Chinese President Xi Jinping warmly received the visiting Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko in Beijing on Wednesday, the main day of the latter's three-day state visit to China, a continuation of friendship after the two nations upgraded their bilateral relations to an all-weather comprehensive strategic partnership in September 2022.

    By Wang Qi | 2023/3/1 23:54:09
  • G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting urged not to be kidnapped by geopolitical rift

    India is welcoming representatives of 40 countries including non-G20 members and multilateral organizations from Wednesday to Thursday as the country, with an ambitious G20 agenda, is hoping to play a powerful role as a developing country at the G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting. While discussions on Russia-Ukraine military conflict are likely to dominate the event, Chinese experts believe that it's also the time to test whether India could really play a leading role by preventing the multilateral platform designed for economic cooperation from being kidnapped by geopolitical confrontations.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2023/3/1 22:16:27
  • US intensifies war hype to fool Taiwan island to be 'handy tool' in rivalry with China

    The US recently has escalated hype about a military conflict scenario in the Taiwan Straits, hinting at a commitment to "defend the island," but such moves are no more than fooling the island to follow the US' anti-China strategy and using Taiwan as a pawn, analysts said on Wednesday.

    By Zhang Han | 2023/3/1 21:07:21
  • Individual illegal acts do not represent mainstream of Chinese citizens, enterprises in Thailand despite third-party's sowing discord: embassy

    The suspected illegal activities were only orchestrated by a few individuals and by no means represent the mainstream of Chinese citizens and enterprises in Thailand despite third-party's sowing discord, a spokesperson from the Chinese Embassy in Thailand said on Tuesday in response to reports of Chinese citizens participating in illegal activities in Thailand, adding that China supports Thai authorities to deal with suspected violations in accordance with the law.

    By Global Times | 2023/3/1 14:29:32
  • Belarusian president kicks off China visit with trade ties, Ukraine crisis in focus

    Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Tuesday kicked off a three-day state visit to China and is expected to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. His visit comes as China attempts to promote a political settlement of the Ukraine crisis through a position paper issued on the first anniversary of the Russia-Ukraine military conflict, and the US smears China of “supplying weapons” to Russia. The 10th anniversary of the China-initiated Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is also an important juncture that could easily be obscured by geopolitical conflict, as Belarus was among the first countries to support and participate in the initiative.

    By Wang Qi and Wan Hengyi | 2023/2/28 23:54:26
  • China blasts US 'unreasonable' crackdown after TikTok ban

    Commenting on the US government's recent ban on a Chinese firm's short video-sharing app TikTok, a spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday slammed Washington for its abuse of state power in unreasonably cracking down on businesses from other countries, suggesting the US' lack of confidence against a mobile app.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/2/28 22:48:43
  • China attaches great importance to debt relief for developing countries: Foreign Ministry

    China attaches great importance to debt relief for developing countries and will continue to work with international society to provide necessary support to the best of its capabilities to related countries facing financial hardship, Mao Ning, a spokesperson from China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/28 22:33:34
  • South Korea to scrap post-arrival COVID-19 test for travelers from China

    South Korea will reportedly lift a post-arrival COVID-19 test requirement for travelers from China starting from Wednesday, with expectations that more flights between China and South Korea will be added. Experts predicted that it will still take time to see a tourism boom between the two countries as some Chinese tourists will keep a “wait-and-see” stance.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/28 22:02:40
  • UNHRC warned against becoming a wrestling ring of bloc confrontation

    A handful of Western countries have attempted to hijack the 52nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that began in Geneva on Monday as a platform to scorch and further isolate Russia, as well as China, said Chinese experts. They warned that such blatant politicalization of this international mechanism, and the attempt to turn it into an arena for bloc confrontation will dim its sheen as a platform for exploring global human rights development.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/2/28 21:35:30
  • Chinese FM refutes Blinken's 'irresponsible, ridiculous' comment on Taiwan question

    China's Foreign Ministry firmly objected to the recent remarks made by the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken over the Taiwan question, calling those remarks extremely irresponsible and ridiculous and urging Blinken to heed the lesson of history seriously on the issue.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2023/2/28 19:36:39
  • Chinese FM elaborates on China's vision for global human rights, encouraging countries to find path that suits them most

    Different countries should adhere to the path which suits their actual conditions, and all kinds of human rights should be fully promoted and protected, said Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang on Monday at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to elaborate on China's vision for promoting human rights.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/28 2:38:11
  • The US, West's escalating tussle with Russia casts shadow on upcoming G20 foreign ministers meeting

    The escalating wrangling between the West and Russia over the Ukraine crisis may continue to cast a shadow on the upcoming meeting of G20 foreign ministers in New Delhi, India, on the heels of the finance ministers' meeting in Bengaluru, where a joint communiqué failed to be issued. Analysts said that the US and some Western countries should stop kidnapping the multilateral platform and pressing other countries to join the anti-Russia campaign as this is not conducive to solving the Ukraine crisis and won't help with addressing pressing global challenges.

    By Liu Xin | 2023/2/27 22:18:22
  • Exclusive: US ambassador's Wolf Warrior-style 'nonsense' about China causes strong dissatisfaction among business circle, source reveals

    US Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns blatantly criticized China when he addressed the 22nd Annual Appreciation Dinner American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham China), causing dissatisfaction among AmCham China staff and industry representatives there. Some executives from the US-China Business Council said it will reconsider whether to invite Burns to the celebration of the council's 50th anniversary this year, the Global Times has learned from a source.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/2/27 22:02:19
  • US urged to stop spreading disinformation on China's 'military aid' to Russia; public opinion war 'exposes Washington's anxiety'

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday urged the US to stop spreading disinformation on the so-called China's military backing for Russia, saying that China will not accept such coercion or pressure. In the latest round of public opinion offensives against China, the US, from senior officials to unnamed sources, hyped up China's mulling of sending weapons and ammunition to aid Russia, at a time when China has just outlined its peaceful and political settlement position in both its top diplomat's Europe trip and a position paper.

    By Wang Qi | 2023/2/27 21:12:23
  • Further Western isolation of, sanctions against Russia dim prospects of peaceful settlement of conflict

    Western countries' latest round of isolation of and sanctions against Russia further dims the prospect of peace talks, and will only lead to more blood, more sacrifice during the Russia-Ukraine conflict, and more property loss worldwide, said Chinese experts after Western countries attempted to frame a statement condemning Moscow at the G20 gathering, and the EU slapped a new round of sanctions against Russia.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/2/26 20:08:11
  • More European leaders to visit China, to seek 'common ground' for Ukraine crisis

    More European leaders are planning to visit China in the coming week or months, focusing on resuming high-level talks and seeking practical cooperation amid the country's post-pandemic recovery, and more importantly, on the Ukraine crisis. Although China and European countries do not share the same position on the issue, Chinese officials and experts believe that the two sides can find common ground to enhance communication and coordination with the aim of advancing peace talks.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2023/2/26 19:45:17
  • Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko to visit China; trip to 'boost cooperation, friendship'

    At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko will pay a state visit to China from February 28 to March 2, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced on Saturday.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/2/25 14:10:11
  • China's path to modernization will not only help nation's development, but also benefit the world: FM

    Chinese modernization not only boosts China's development, but also contributes to global prosperity, Wang Wenbin, spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said on Friday, responding to the world's interest in Chinese modernization.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/25 0:36:37
  • Exclusive: Wang Yi's visit to Russia, Biden's surprise visit to Ukraine 'completely different in nature,' says Chinese envoy to EU

    The nature of the latest visit of China's top diplomat Wang Yi to Russia and that of the surprise trip of US President Joe Biden to Ukraine is completely different in nature, although the timing coincided, Chinese envoy to the EU Fu Cong told the Global Times in an exclusive interview.

    By Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi | 2023/2/24 13:08:58
  • China supports UN discussion on Nord Stream explosions: FM spokesperson

    China supports the UN in conducting international investigations and ensuring the security of transnational infrastructure and supports the UN Security Council's discussion on the Nord Stream explosions, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin said at Friday's press briefing.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/24 23:53:17
  • Crisis accentuates rising calls to end animosity as Russia-Ukraine conflict enters 2nd year

    On Friday, the Russia-Ukraine military conflict dragged on to its one year mark with no positive sign of a truce in sight. With the conflict not only profoundly changing geopolitics in the European continent and the world, but also redefining countries' notions on security, the majority of the international community is calling on all parties to press the stop button and urging some countries to stop adding fuel to the fire before a heavier impact is brought to the global economy and development.

    By Liu Xin and Li Xuanmin | 2023/2/24 23:11:37
  • 'Kidnapped by domestic politics and serving anti-China policy': Chinese FM questions credibility of US 'balloon incident' probe

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry questioned the credibility of a US probe into the "balloon incident," as the upcoming "investigation report" is likely to have already been prepared, and the US position on the incident is hijacked by its domestic politics to serve its strategy of containing China.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/24 23:04:27
  • Exclusive: China, EU to usher in frequent high-level mutual visits soon, says Chinese ambassador to EU

    Although there are still some problems facing China-EU relations, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel may visit China in the first half of 2023 with the relevant preparations already underway. China and the EU are expected to usher in frequent high-level mutual visits, the Chinese envoy to the EU revealed recently.

    By Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi | 2023/2/24 18:38:08
  • China urges Russia-Ukraine ceasefire, offers path to peace in position paper, shows sincerity in global governance

    On the one-year anniversary of the Russia-Ukraine military conflict, China restated its calls for political settlement of the Ukraine crisis with more specific plans that accommodate the concerns of both Russia and Ukraine, in a neutral and consistent manner.

    By Wang Qi | 2023/2/24 17:03:53
  • Xi meets Cambodian King, Queen Mother

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan on Friday had a cordial meeting with Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing.

    By Xinhua | 2023/2/24 14:59:42
  • Chinese Foreign Ministry releases China's position on the political settlement of the Ukraine crisis

    Chinese Foreign Ministry released a 12-point position document on the political settlement of the Ukraine crisis, including respecting the sovereignty of all countries and resuming peace talks.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/24 9:13:24
  • China's Position on the Political Settlement of the Ukraine Crisis

    China's Position on the Political Settlement of the Ukraine Crisis

    By Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China | 2023/2/24 9:12:48
  • Wrangling extends to UN as one-year anniversary of Russia-Ukraine conflict approaches

    "The nature of the two visits is completely different. Biden suddenly showed up in Kiev, but Wang's planned visit to Russia was announced earlier. These two visits should not be brought up together in terms of timing," Fu Cong, Chinese envoy to the EU, told the Global Times in an exclusive interview.

    By Chen Qingqing and Fan Anqi | 2023/2/23 22:20:23
  • Canada ramps up anti-China moves after balloon incident, but following US 'harms diplomatic autonomy'

    Following in the US' footsteps, Canada has recently ramped up efforts targeting China in a series of moves including hyping up alleged “air and maritime surveillance attempts” by China as well as “Chinese interference” in the 2021 presidential election. Experts warned Canada to stop dancing to the American tune, as the more it relies on the US, the more crushing its defeat will be.

    By Fan Anqi | 2023/2/23 23:47:34
  • Japan beefs up moves in seeking G7 support for wastewater dump

    Amid backlash from domestic and the international community, the Japanese government reportedly is to seek the endorsement of the Group of Seven (G7) nations for its controversial plan to discharge radioactive contaminated wastewater from the crippled nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture into the Pacific Ocean. Analysts criticized countries that are giving a go-ahead signal to Japan's irresponsible dumping plan, noting they will share the shame of making irreversible damage to maritime environment and human health.

    By Liu Xin | 2023/2/23 23:02:29
  • US' aid to Ukraine seriously watered-down, serving 'money laundering': think tank

    One day ahead of the one year anniversary of the Russia-Ukraine conflict's outbreak, a Chinese think tank published a report on Thursday, claiming that US aid to Ukraine is seriously "watered-down" as Kiev and Ukrainian people only received very little from the huge amount of the US has promised, while the most of the assistance are actually serving the "money laundering plan" for the US military industrial complex.

    By Yang Sheng | 2023/2/23 22:26:46
  • China releases report revealing US' striking economic polarization

    China released a report on the truth and facts behind the growing economic polarization in the US, revealing that the problem is so prominent that 1 percent of US households hold more than 20 percent of national household wealth. The problem has been exacerbated by COVID-19 and other factors, and continues to pull at the fabric of US society.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/2/23 21:39:20
  • Rising Economic Polarization in the United States: Truth and Facts

    Being the largest economy in the world, the United States is also the most economically polarized among Western countries. It has long been stuck in the conundrum where the rich get richer and the poor become poorer. Since the onset of COVID-19, the United States has adopted massive fiscal and financial stimulus measures. However, these measures fail to address the fundamental difficulties facing the have-nots, but rather offer billionaires a chance to expand their wealth. Economic inequality has become even more prominent.

    By Xinhua | 2023/2/23 18:13:28
  • China-Japan security dialogue agrees on strengthening mutual trust, properly managing disputes

    China and Japan agreed at the 17th China-Japan Security Dialogue on Wednesday to strengthen communication and cooperation on properly managing and handling disputes and differences, and maintain close contact under the framework of the maritime and air liaison mechanism between the defense departments of the two countries and open a direct telephone line at an early date.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/23 14:18:57
  • China, India vow to find solution for issues concerning western section of border

    China and India have vowed to come up with a solution for issues concerning the western section of the China-India border based on a previously agreed consensus, officials from both countries said at the 26th meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on Border Affairs held in Beijing on Wednesday.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/23 1:57:25
  • China-Japan security dialogue could play a more positive role, but only when Japan restrains anti-China strategy: expert

    Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Sun Weidong held the 17th China-Japan security dialogue and the 29th regular diplomatic consultation with Japanese Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Shigeo Yamada on Wednesday in Tokyo.

    By Xu Yelu | 2023/2/23 1:31:52
  • China, Russia relations are mature, resilient and stable, Wang Yi says in meeting with Putin

    During the meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with Wang Yi, member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and director of the Office of the Central Commission for Foreign Affairs, in Moscow on Wednesday, the two sides exchanged in-depth views on the Ukrainian issue. Wang said China appreciates Russia's reiteration of its willingness to resolve the issue through dialogue, noting that China will, as always, uphold an objective and fair position in the political settlement of the crisis.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/23 0:31:18
  • China calls for objective probe on Nord Stream blasts, suggests UN to play active role

    China on Wednesday called for an objective and fair investigation into the Nord Stream pipeline sabotage and to speed up the investigation, suggesting that the UN - the most authoritative and representative international organization - could play an active and constructive role on the matter.

    By Chen Qingqing | 2023/2/22 20:25:11
  • US urged to stop suppression of Chinese students

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday expressed "grave concern" over US law enforcement authorities' wanton harassment and bullying of Chinese students in the US, and it has lodged a strong démarche to the US side.

    By Wan Hengyi | 2023/2/22 23:07:46
  • China to find peace plan for Russia-Ukraine conflict when West failed to mediate but only add fuel to fire

    China is putting in every effort to mediate the complicated and intensifying Russia-Ukraine conflict, as the visiting Chinese top diplomat Wang Yi met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other senior Russian officials in Moscow to discuss a range of issues, including Ukraine, even as the US and Western countries are more interested in sending additional weapons to keep the ongoing fight from ending.

    By Yang Sheng | 2023/2/22 23:04:08
  • ASEAN members should not be forced to take sides: Foreign Minister Qin Gang

    Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang on Wednesday stressed that a Cold War or big power competition should not emerge in the Indo-Pacific region, and ASEAN members should not be forced to take sides, after meeting with his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi.

    By Zhao Yusha | 2023/2/22 21:44:45
  • FM urges US to stop official exchanges with Taiwan island, implement Biden's commitment

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday urged the US to abide by the one-China principle, stop any form of official exchanges between the US and China's Taiwan region and stop creating new factors of tension across the Taiwan Straits, in response to the recent US senior officials' meeting with members of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/22 20:43:14
  • Mainland urges DPP to resume normal operations of more direct cross-Straits flights

    With the epidemic being well controlled on the Chinese mainland at present, the mainland has urged the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities in Taiwan to resume normal operations of direct cross-Straits flights to benefit compatriots on both sides, according to Zhu Fenglian, spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, on Wednesday.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/22 19:08:52
  • Embassy in UK commemorates rescue of POWs on "Lisbon Maru" by Chinese fishermen

    The Chinese Embassy in the UK hosted a Spring Festival reception on February 19, in Gloucestershire, England for the survivors and relatives of the "Lisbon Maru" ship.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/22 0:21:09
  • China keeps striving for mediation by engaging all relevant parties in Russia-Ukraine conflict, while US only 'adds fuel to fire'

    Chinese top diplomat Wang Yi started his Russia visit on Tuesday after his trip to France, Italy, Hungary and a series of meetings with diplomats from countries including the US and Ukraine in Germany on the sideline of the Munich Security Conference, with analysts saying China is making efforts for mediation by engaging with all relevant parties involved in the Russia-Ukraine conflict, while the US keeps on adding fuel to the flame and exploiting the conflict to make a political show.

    By Yang Sheng and Fan Anqi | 2023/2/21 23:01:37
  • China releases Global Security Initiative Concept Paper, 'a timely, necessary and targeted' blueprint for tackling hotspot issues

    China released a Global Security Initiative (GSI) Concept Paper on Tuesday, fully elaborating a common, comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable security concept and providing China's wisdom in tackling growing risks and challenges in traditional and non-traditional security areas. Chinese diplomats and experts hailed the release of the document as timely, necessary and targeted, saying that it provides a detailed blueprint in tackling global and regional hotspot issues in an effective way, especially further clarifying China's peace-promoting position on the Ukraine crisis.

    By Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi | 2023/2/21 21:21:14
  • Any separatist act of soliciting foreign support will only backfire, FM warns as Tsai vows to enhance military ties with US

    Any separatist attempt or act of soliciting foreign support to undermine cross-Straits relations will only backfire and will not succeed, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday when asked to comment on reports that Taiwan authorities will boost military exchanges with the US after the island's regional leader Tsai Ing-wen met with US lawmakers.

    By Xu Yelu | 2023/2/21 22:35:42
  • China, Japan security dialogue mired by Tokyo's close links to US' anti-China strategy

    According to Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin on Monday, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Sun Weidong will hold the 17th China-Japan security dialogue and the 29th regular diplomatic consultation with Japanese Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Shigeo Yamada.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/2/21 22:32:48
  • FM Qin Gang's visit to Indonesia expected to facilitate building of community of shared future

    Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang is scheduled to visit Indonesia from Tuesday in anticipation of further facilitating the building of a China-Indonesia community of a shared future and to maintain closer interactions with ASEAN amid growing noises from the US that have posed threats to regional stability and development, analysts said.

    By Liu Xin | 2023/2/21 21:43:00
  • Malicious intention behind US' fake news about China supplying weapons to Russia: Chinese FM

    What are the intentions behind the US in spreading false information about China “providing weapons” for the Russia-Ukraine conflict? Where is the conscience of the US, the world's largest arms provider, when its military industry is making a fortune from the battlefield in Ukraine? The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday in response to recent remarks of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken about China considering arming Russia with lethal support.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/21 19:41:18
  • China-supported forensic laboratory handed over to the Solomon Islands

    A China-supported forensic laboratory in the Solomon Islands has been handed over to local authorities, which is expected to upgrade the police and medical cooperation between the two countries to a higher level, the Chinese Embassy in the Solomon Islands said on its official website on Tuesday.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/21 14:35:51
  • Chinese embassy in Turkey issues security warning after latest powerful earthquakes

    The Chinese Embassy in Turkey issued a security warning reminding Chinese netizens take precautions against earthquakes and secondary disasters after 6.4-magnitude and 5.8-magnitude aftershocks jolted southern Turkey on Monday.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/21 10:49:38
  • Full text: The Global Security Initiative Concept Paper

    China on Tuesday released "The Global Security Initiative Concept Paper."

    By Xinhua | 2023/2/21 10:11:05
  • China issues Global Security Initiative (GSI) Concept Paper, calling to resolve disputes through dialogue and rejecting power politics

    A nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought, China announced in the Global Security Initiative Concept Paper it released on Tuesday amid growing risks and challenges that the world faces today, particularly in light of the Ukraine crisis, with the aim of eliminating the root causes of international conflicts and improving global security.

    By Chen Qingqing and Bai Yunyi | 2023/2/21 9:42:41
  • China urges objective, impartial and professional investigation into Nord Stream pipeline explosion: FM

    China urges an objective, impartial, and professional investigation into the explosion of the Nord Stream pipeline, which has been called the energy lifeline of Europe, Wang Wenbing, the Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson, said at a press conference on Monday.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/20 23:51:00
  • Chinese top diplomat Wang Yi to pay a visit to Russia, promoting peace talk top on agenda

    Chinese top diplomat Wang Yi is scheduled to visit Russia - the last stop of his tour to Europe since February 14 具体时间?. He is expected to promote peace talks as the Russia-Ukraine conflict approaches the one-year mark, with the situation still exacerbating. Analysts said that China's tangible moves in de-escalating the situation have been in stark contrast to the US' fanning of flames.

    By Liu Xin and Fan Anqi | 2023/2/20 22:16:37
  • Exclusive: US military uses balloons, disguises recon aircraft as civilian planes to spy on China: report

    High altitude balloons are widely used for weather surveillance by countries around the world, but the US recently created a series of "spying" dramas hyping China's unmanned airship that went out of control, which not only built up tensions, but also seriously harmed China's rights through the use of force. An exclusive report obtained by the Global Times on Monday shows that the US military frequently conducted close-in reconnaissance on China, including the use of balloons, making the US the top spying country in the world.

    By Fan Wei and Liu Xuanzun | 2023/2/20 22:33:08
  • Biden's Kiev visit a 'symbolic' gesture to boost Ukraine, likely to 'trigger fiercer counterstrike from Russia'

    US President Joe Biden made a surprise visit on Monday to Ukrainian capital Kiev, the first time since the Russia-Ukraine conflict began about a year ago. Chinese experts saw the visit as a "symbolic" gesture to pressure Ukraine to make progress during the crisis, so as to gain domestic support for aiding Kiev.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/2/20 22:09:49
  • China rebuts US claims over providing 'lethal support' to Russia

    China has urged the US to reflect on its own deeds and stop shifting blame and spreading false information over US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's remarks suggesting China is considering providing "lethal support" to Russia, a spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday, stressing that it's the US that has been arming combatants throughout the conflict.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/20 22:03:16
  • NPC Foreign Affairs Committee slams US Senate's resolution on Chinese unmanned airship

    The Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People's Congress issued a statement on Monday in response to the US Senate's adoption of a resolution concerning the Chinese unmanned airship, noting that it is another wrong move to distort facts and an attempt to put pressure on China.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/20 21:16:46
  • US general labeling China 'most challenging threat' an attempt to justify its own weaponization of space: analysts

    US general Bradley Chance Saltzman's late Saturday remarks on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference labeling China as the "most challenging threat" sounds a warning that the US has pushed the hyping of the "China threat" theory to beyond Earth, and is only an attempt to find an excuse to make its space force even stronger.

    By Deng Xiaoci | 2023/2/20 20:54:10
  • Top Chinese diplomat praises China-Hungary relations as model for international exchange

    Despite differences in size, China and Hungary have always respected, understood and trusted each other. The bilateral relations have become a model for international exchange, China's top diplomat said when meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest on Sunday.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/20 11:28:28
  • China stands on the side of peace and dialogue over Ukraine conflict: Wang Yi

    China always stands on the side of peace and dialogue and is committed to promoting peace talks on the Ukraine issue, China's top diplomat Wang Yi said in a meeting with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) on Saturday.

    By Liu Caiyu | 2023/2/20 3:58:59
  • Document to highlight China's efforts in seeking peaceful solution to Ukraine crisis

    Document on finding a political settlement to the Russia-Ukraine crisis, to be published by China soon, highlights Beijing's active efforts in pursuing peace talks between Russia and Ukraine, as the conflict been dragging on for a year and wrecking more havoc on global security and economy, Chinese experts, after a top Chinese diplomat on Saturday announced the releasing of the document at the 59th Munich Security Conference. Moreover, the document will inject much-needed sanity for the world's response on this crisis.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/2/20 0:11:55
  • NK launches intercontinental ballistic missile after US, SK announce military drills; US blamed for unshakable responsibility for tensions

    North Korea has reportedly fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Saturday, which Chinese experts believe is a response to joint military exercises planned by the US and South Korea.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/2/19 22:27:20
  • China, Japan agree to hold 1st security talks since 2019, 'signaling attempt to stabilize ties'

    China and Japan have agreed to hold security talks for the first time since 2019 on Wednesday after senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi met with Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi for about 50 minutes during the Munich Security Conference on Saturday.

    By Zhang Changyue | 2023/2/19 22:11:54
  • US urged to show sincerity to fix US-China relations after 'hysterical' handling of balloon incident

    At the request of the US side, China's top diplomat Wang Yi held an unofficial engagement with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday local time on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Germany, where the Chinese official urged the US side to rectify its wrong approach as Washington's handling of the recent airship incident has damaged China-US relations.

    By Chen Qingqing and Wan Hengyi | 2023/2/19 21:34:52
  • China, EU reopen human rights dialogue after suspension since 2019

    During the 38th session of the China-EU Human Rights Dialogue held in Brussels local time on Friday, which marked a resumption of the talks after a suspension since 2019, China urged the EU to view the development of China's human rights cause objectively, cease politicizing human rights issues with double standard practices, and respect China's sovereignty and core interests.

    By GT staff reporters | 2023/2/19 20:40:32
  • Wang Yi urges US to 'change course' on airship incident during informal meeting with Blinken

    At the request of the US side, China's top diplomat Wang Yi held an informal meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday local time on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) where the Chinese official urged the US side to correct its mistakes as its handling of the recent airship incident has damaged to China-US relations.

    By Chen Qingqing and Wan Hengyi | 2023/2/19 13:39:41
  • China, EU not rivals but partners and consensuses far outweigh disagreements, says Wang Yi in meeting top EU diplomat

    Wang Yi, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and director of the Office of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission, met with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell Fontelles on Saturday while attending the Munich Security Conference, stressing that China and EU are not rivals but partners, sharing more areas of agreement than points of divergence.

    By Global Times | 2023/2/19 12:34:31
  • Senior Chinese diplomat urges respect for sovereignty, territorial integrity of all countries

    For a safer world, the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all countries must be respected, a senior Chinese diplomat said here Saturday.

    By Xinhua | 2023/2/19 8:26:08
  • Peaceful development path worked well: senior Chinese diplomat

    China's own experience shows that the peaceful development path has worked, and worked well, said China's senior diplomat Wang Yi on Saturday at the Munich Security Conference (MSC).

    By Xinhua | 2023/2/19 8:11:29
  • Ukraine conflict must not continue any longer: senior Chinese diplomat

    The Ukraine crisis is not what China would like to see, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Saturday, noting that everything China has been doing is to facilitate peace talks.

    By Xinhua | 2023/2/19 8:10:08