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US sanction on Chinese firms rebuked as 'long-arm jurisdiction'

The manager of a high-tech Chinese company sanctioned by the US for “helping” Iran's missile program denied on Wednesday that his company sells products to Iranian entities while Chinese observers believed that the US latest move shows Washington has never restrained from bullying practices as it imposed“long-arm jurisdiction”to sanction Chinese firms and exercised hegemonism as China is fighting arduously against the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 23:13:41

Chinese FM questions Pompeo's motive in defending WSJ

Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday blasted US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for defending the Wall Street Journal's wrongdoings, saying the Journal's racist headline defaming China is not about freedom of speech and the press, and that anyone with basic morality should oppose and object to such racist practices.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 18:03:09

Joint efforts in virus fight to deepen China-Japan-S.Korea friendship: FM

China is willing to work with Japan and South Korea to carry out joint COVID-19 related epidemic prevention and control, in addition to strengthening management at ports in-between and decreasing unnecessary cross-border travel, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 17:23:51

Xi says China makes positive contributions to global public health security

Upholding the spirit of a community with a shared future for mankind, China has not only been doing its best to protect the lives and health of its own people, but made positive contributions to safeguarding global public health security, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday in a phone call with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/26 7:30:41

Chinese remind India about virus prevention as massive welcome ceremony is held to welcome Trump

US President Donald Trump's visit to India has become a hot topic among Chinese social media network, as the massive welcome ceremony packed more than 100,000 at a cricket stadium has impressed many Chinese.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 0:18:40

Discrimination not true voice in Italy amid COVID-19: overseas Chinese

Amid rising levels of COVID-19 infection in Italy in the past few days, suspected cases of discrimination against Chinese and Asian people in Italy have been reported, though many living in the country believe these cases are not representative of the true voice of Italian people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 23:03:40

China allows 1 WSJ reporter in Wuhan to stay until outbreak ends: FM

The Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed on Tuesday that one of the three Wall Street Journal (WSJ) journalists whose press credentials were revoked last week is in Wuhan, the COVID19 outbreak epicenter, and the journalist has been allowed to stay until the situation is feasible to leave China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 18:33:34

China protests Belgian carnival's 'racist' acts, warns of using liberalism

Sinophobia acts, including tampering with the Chinese flag and discriminating against Asians in Belgium's Aalst carnival sparked strong condemnation from the Chinese Embassy in Belgium, and experts warned that some people in the West should not use liberalism as a shield to give rise to racism.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 22:13:40

FM blasts possible US retaliation on Chinese reporters following racist headline row

Commenting on reports that the US is considering ousting Chinese journalists in retaliation to China revoking three Beijing-based Wall Street Journal (WSJ) journalists' press credentials, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that anyone with a conscience and a sense of morality should oppose and resist such improper words and deeds, rather than deliberately confuse right from wrong, and take a biased stance to support a media outlet that refuses to own up to its mistakes and apologize.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 18:33:25

China and Russia stand together against Western smears amid epidemic: Ambassador

China and Russia should stand firmly together and strengthen mutual trust amid Western rumors and attempts to discredit them, said Chinese Ambassador to Russia Zhang Hanhui, citing recent attacks on China over COVID-19 as an example in an interview on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/25 13:10:27

China not "silent lamb" in face of malicious insults, smears: spokesperson

In the face of malicious insults and smears, China will not be a "silent lamb," a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said Monday, citing a recent article by The Wall Street Journal.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/25 6:25:12

China welcomes potential peace deal between U.S., Afghan Taliban

China welcomes a possible peace deal between the United States and the Taliban, and stands ready to work with the international community for peace, stability and development in Afghanistan, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/25 6:16:09

Sinophobia to dent US tourism by 10% in Q1

A wave of discrimination against Chinese in the US will eventually cut 10 percent of the country's tourism revenue in the first quarter, while rocking US foundations in all possible spheres, experts said Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 22:53:40

Sihanoukville eyes a bright future to become 'Shenzhen of Cambodia'

Sihanoukville, Cambodia develops rapidly by taking advantage of its port
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 20:48:40

Rising COVID-19 cases in South Korea scare away shoppers, tourists from China

The deteriorating epidemic situation in South Korea has scared away shoppers and tourists and worried Chinese students after the country reported 830 confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and seven deaths as of Monday afternoon.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/24 18:53:40

Infection cases soar in several nations, raising pandemic worry

It's time for the international community to treat the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) as a threat to global public health, with more infection cases being identified in countries across Asia, Europe and the Middle East and some cases showing no clear travel history linked to China. It is necessary to consider the epidemic as a possible pandemic that requires thorough preparation and coordination regarding technology, medical capabilities and resources at global scale, analysts called.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/23 23:58:41

Misleading coronavirus information impacts US

The US is receiving impacts from "misleading information" on COVID-19, and Chinese experts reminded on Sunday that although some US politicians had spread rumors to smear or insult China, the virus is a challenge to all of humanity, so China won't use the rumors to get revenge or mock such comments and speculations from US media and politicians.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/23 22:38:40

Finnish president expresses willing to keep co-operation with China

Finland has "no concrete reason, or need, to disengage from co-operation with China, when it benefits both sides," said Finnish President Sauli Niinisto on Saturday in an interview with Finnish national television Yle.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/23 8:01:38