An antiquated Chinese political phrase enjoyed a brief revival when it was dusted off and used by some online commentators to describe the series of events known variously as the “Wagner Group...
Jan 5, 2023
As Russia’s war against Ukraine spills into 2023, China continues its policy of “pro-Russian neutrality”—a balancing act that affords China enough diplomatic and economic cover to tacitly support Russian aggression, but not so...
Mar 9, 2022
In a video meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Tuesday, Xi Jinping urged his French and German counterparts to pursue “maximum restraint” in responding to Russia’s invasion of...
Jun 10, 2021
The National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) has passed an anti-sanctions law that provides legal basis for retaliation against individuals and businesses responsible for imposing foreign sanctions against...
May 21, 2021
Members of the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly in favor of suspending talks on a landmark investment agreement with China, effectively putting ratification of the agreement on indefinite hold. The Comprehensive...
May 5, 2021
A little over four months after the European Union hastily signed a landmark investment agreement with China in a move hailed by Beijing as a diplomatic success, efforts by the E.U. to ratify the agreement are now reportedly on...
Mar 29, 2021
The E.U., U.K., U.S., and Canada on March 22 announced targeted sanctions against a handful of Chinese officials linked to human rights abuses in Xinjiang, and a week of angry retaliation against politicians, diplomats, and...
E.U. and Allies Sanction PRC Officials for Xinjiang Abuses; China Retaliates Against Politicians, Diplomats, Academics
Mar 22, 2021
The European Union, U.S., U.K., and Canada announced sanctions on Monday against Chinese officials linked to human rights abuses in Xinjiang, in a move that was met with swift retaliation from Beijing. Responding to the...
Apr 26, 2005
From People’s Daily: Philippine Senate majority leader Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Tuesday called for strengthening the country’s ties with China during the state visit of Chinese President Hu Jintao to the Philippines on April 26-28. [Pangilinan stated,] “Chinese President Hu Jintao’s state visit serves as a fitting commemoration of Philippine-Chinese 30th year as diplomatic allies […]
Apr 19, 2005
From People’s Daily: Chinese and Cuban leaders vowed Monday to expand cooperation and advance ties between the two countries. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, while meeting visiting Cuban leader Raul Castro Ruz, said that over recent years, China and Cuba had developed a profound, friendly relationship and had also continuously made new achievements in economic and […]
Apr 19, 2005
From People’s Daily: China and the Netherlands decided here Monday to make more efforts to further improve relations between their armed forces. The pledge was made by Chinese Defense Minister Cao Gangchuan and his Dutch counterpart Henk Kamp during their talks in The Hague. Cao, who is on a three-day visit to the European country, […]
Apr 19, 2005
From Xinhua, via People’s Daily As Asian and African leaders are due to meet at this week’s summit in Indonesia. China, the world’s fastest growing economy, and Africa are looking forward to closer economic ties and a concrete cooperation mechanism. Fifty years after the first Bandung meeting, which marked the beginning of China-Africa cooperation, the […]
Apr 18, 2005
From Daily Times, via China National News: Fresh from striking a historic partnership with India, China will next week sign a strategic deal, formalising an economic and security alliance with Indonesia, the foreign ministry said Monday. Chinese President Hu Jintao will sign the declaration in a meeting with his Indonesian counterpart Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono after […]
Apr 18, 2005
From The Associated Press, via Forbes.com: China and Australia on Monday agreed to start talks on a free trade pact. Chinese Commerce Minister Bo Xilai and Alan Thomas, Australia’s ambassador to China, signed a memorandum of understanding that opens the way for a formal free trade agreement between the two countries. No other details were […]
People’s Daily: China, Pakistan Sign Treaty For Friendship, Cooperation and Good-Neighborly Relations
Apr 6, 2005
From The People’s Daily: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and his Pakistani counterpart Shaukat Aziz signed a treaty for friendship, cooperation and good-neighborly relations Tuesday. The treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Good-Neighborly Relations between the People’s Republic of China and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (hereinafter referred to as “the Contracting Parties”) says the two parties […]
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