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China slams Pentagon report on overseas military bases

Beijing on Wednesday dismissed as "irresponsible" an annual US Defense Department report that predicted China would expand its global military presence, building overseas bases in countries like Pakistan.

 

United States urges China to free activists who probed Ivanka Trump's shoe factory

United States urges China to free activists who probed Ivanka Trump's shoe factory

The United States has called upon China to release three activists detained for investigating conditions at factories manufacturing shoes under the brand name of U.S. President's daughter Ivanka Trump.

China reacts to India-Singapore's naval drill at South China Sea, says "such activities shouldn't hurt others''

China reacts to India-Singapore's naval drill at South China Sea, says "such activities shouldn't hurt others''

Reacting cautiously over the joint naval exercise being held by India and Singapore in the disputed South China Sea, China today said such activities should not hurt the "interests of other countries".

China sees no link between North Korea missile launch and Xi Jinping-Donald Trump meeting

China said on Wednesday it saw no link between North Korea's latest missile launch and an upcoming meeting between President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart, Donald Trump. 

Committed to resolving South China Sea issue peacefully: Philippines

Committed to resolving South China Sea issue peacefully: Philippines

The Philippines on Wednesday said it was committed to resolving the South China Sea issue peacefully.

 

Not building monitoring station on disputed South China Sea shoal: China

Not building monitoring station on disputed South China Sea shoal: China

China's foreign ministry says the country is not building an environmental monitoring station on a disputed South China Sea shoal, apparently denying remarks made by a local official last week.

China warns United States over arms sales to Taiwan

China on Monday reiterated its firm opposition to US arm sales to Taiwan, amid reports that Donald Trump`s administration is preparing a large shipment of advanced weaponry for the self-ruling island. 

China warns India over invite to Dalai Lama, says 'respect our core concerns to avoid disruption in ties'

China warns India over invite to Dalai Lama, says 'respect our core concerns to avoid disruption in ties'

China today warned India to respect its "core concerns" to avoid disruption to bilateral ties after New Delhi invited the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama.

China says it believes U.S. drone issue will be appropriately handled

China's foreign ministry said on Monday it believes the United States drone issue will be appropriately handled, after the country's defence ministry said it would return an underwater U.S. drone seized by a naval vessel last week in the South China Sea.

Ladakh drill with Indian Army not aimed at any third country, nothing to do with Kashmir issue, says China

Ladakh drill with Indian Army not aimed at any third country, nothing to do with Kashmir issue, says China

China on Friday described as "normal exchange" the first-ever Sino-Indian joint military exercise in eastern Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir and said the drill was not targeted against any "third country" nor it had "anything to do" with its stance on Kashmir issue.

Friendship will prevail over India-China differences: China

It is natural for China and India not to see eye-to-eye on some issues, but friendship will prevail over "problems", China today said as it vowed to work with New Delhi to expand mutually beneficial cooperation and ensure steady growth of bilateral ties.

China lodges diplomatic protest with Japan over defence paper

China on Wednesday lodged a diplomatic protest with Japan accusing it of "deceiving" international community and stiring up trouble with its neighbours, a day after a Japanese defence white paper attacked Beijing for muscle-flexing in the disputed East and South China seas.

Will play constructive role in talks on India's NSG entry: China

Will play constructive role in talks on India's NSG entry: China

China on Wednesday said that it will play a "constructive" role in the discussions on India's bid for joining the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers group.

Not targeting India, only concerned about NPT regime: China

Not targeting India, only concerned about NPT regime: China

China on Tuesday called for detailed discussions on whether “India and other countries” who have not signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) can join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), amid new diplomatic push by influential members of the 48-member grouping to admit New Delhi.

China says extremely dissatisfied with G7 statement on South China Sea

China has said that the South China Sea issue has nothing to do with G7 or its member countries.

We approached India on visit of Uyghur activist, says China

 A day after India cancelled the visa of Uyghur activist Dolkun Isa, China said on Tuesday that it had approached the Indian side through diplomatic channels against his visit to Dharamsala for a global Uyghur meet.

Any third party will not affect our ties with Cuba: China

China said on Monday its continued mutually beneficial cooperation with Cuba does not target any third party, nor will any third party affect the in-depth development of China-Cuba ties.

China urges US not to undermine mutual trust as warship enters its territorial waters

China urges US not to undermine mutual trust as warship enters its territorial waters

China urged the US to respect and abide by its laws, and not to undermine the mutual trust and regional peace and stability.

China lodges protest with Myanmar after land mine injures one

China said on Tuesday it had lodged a protest with Myanmar after a land mine injured a Chinese person on their common border, the latest incident of cross-border conflict to strain ties between the neighbours.