Xuelong 2 embarks on nation’s 39th Antarctic expedition

The first group of researchers boarded China’s research icebreaker Xuelong 2 on Wednesday to embark on China’s 39th Antarctic expedition, starting from Shanghai, with a plan to conduct scientific research of the impact of global climate change on the key ocean area. A second group of researchers will set out on another polar research vessel, Xuelong, on Monday. […]

Chinese donations ramp up to mitigate Afghan humanitarian disaster worsened by US sanctions and theft

As Afghanistan’s US dollar reserves remain illegally frozen by the Biden administration, the Chinese civil society ramped up emergency humanitarian assistance work to Afghan families under severe threat through donations of food and cash, alongside batches of Chinese governmental aid packages, to help relieve the most severe of local humanitarian crises. Since February 16, a […]

Chinese FM raises six key questions on US bio labs in Ukraine, demanding truth

At Monday’s routine news conference of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, the spokesperson for the ministry rebutted the US’ inconsistent and flawed responses regarding its biological laboratories in Ukraine, urging a full clarification of its bio-military activities within and outside its borders.  When a BBC reporter asked that the US claims seem to suggest that its […]

China reaffirms ‘four musts’ stance on Ukraine issue

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday said the “four musts” highlighted by President Xi Jinping are China’s clearest and the most authoritative attitude on the Ukraine issue.  All measures taken by China will be based on the “four musts,” Wang told Dutch Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wopke Hoekstra in a […]

World political parties, social organizations issue joint statement to explore path toward democracy

BEIJING, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) — 355 political parties, social organizations and think tanks from 140 countries and regions contacted the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee in various ways to issue Monday the Joint Statement of World Political Parties, Social Organizations and Think Tanks on Making Independent Efforts to Explore the […]

Explainer: What did Xi and Biden discuss at virtual meeting?

At a time when China-U.S. relationship is at a crossroads, Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Joe Biden held a virtual meeting to discuss issues of strategic, overarching and fundamental importance shaping the bilateral ties.  Commenting on the meeting’s outcome at a briefing shortly afterwards, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Xie Feng said the meeting was candid […]