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China hopes for a stable, peaceful Myanmar through domestic negotiations, not external interference

The Myanmar military on Monday announced that new elections will be held when a one-year state of emergency ends, and it will return the state power to the new government. The military said that during the state of emergency, the Union Election Commission will be reformed and the parliamentary elections results will be reviewed.
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‘Taiwan independence’ means war not empty threat: Global Times editorial

Wu Qian, spokesperson of China’s Ministry of National Defense, sternly warned on Thursday that “Taiwan independence” means war. Both the island of Taiwan and the US responded to his remarks. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said on Thursday that the Pentagon “sees no reason why tensions over Taiwan need to lead to anything like confrontation.” He reaffirmed the US’ “obligations under the Taiwan Relations Act” and the US military “remains ready in all respects to meet our security commitments in the region.”
Economía Global Times - China Economía Internacional Zhaong Hongpei

Chinese GDP approaches US economy, proportion exceeding 70% in 2020

The economic output of China, the world's second-largest economy, came a step closer to the size of the US' GDP, breaking through the 70 percent mark in 2020 when the world economy took a heavy blow from the raging coronavirus. The proportion is forecast to rise this year, experts told the Global Times on Friday.
Política Global Times - China Política Internacional Zhao Yusha

Biden administration to continue Trump’s Indo-Pacific strategy: analysts

The Biden administration is likely to continue its predecessor's Indo-Pacific strategy with containing China at its core, analysts said, as US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke to his counterparts in Japan, Australia and India less than a week after assuming office.
Política Global Times - China Política Internacional Wang Cong

Xi champions multilateralism at Davos, takes aim at US policies

Addressing the World Economic Forum on Monday night, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a stern repudiation of bullying tactics, ideological prejudice and hatred as well as economic decoupling and sanctions, which he warned could push the world into division and confrontation, and offered an inclusive multilateral approach that would guide the world out of darkness. Through the speech, China is also sounding the alarm and offering constructive suggestions for future China-US relations, Chinese observers noted.
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China plans to expand free trade network, accelerate FTA talks

China has planned to expand its network of free trade and is willing to sign more free trade agreements (FTAs) with its trade partners to jointly promote free and convenient trade and investment, Gao Feng, spokesperson of the Ministry of Commerce said at a regular press briefing on Thursday.
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CPTPP expansion conducive to regional economic integration

As one of the major free trade blocs in the world, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is about to see a new applicant - the UK which just exited from EU. Taking in more members will strengthen the deal's reach, accelerate economic and trade integration, as well as contribute to the reshaping of the global trade order.
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China can be a partner to help Biden realize his goals: Global Times editorial

US President Joe Biden was officially sworn into office on Wednesday in Washington. In Biden's inauguration speech, he devoted a large segment to call on American people to end their divisions and achieve unity. "I will be a president for all Americans," he said. Biden listed five major challenges faced by the US: "a raging virus, a stinging inequity, systemic racism, a climate in crisis, America's role in the world." He talked very little about international issues and did not mention China in the entire speech.
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China will take necessary measures to safeguard interests of Chinese firms after US invokes another round of crackdowns: FM

The Trump administration has generalized the concept of national security, abused national power and repeatedly suppressed Chinese companies for no reason. China firmly opposes this, Zhao Lijian, spokesperson of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said on Friday.
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China to respond to US provocations in next 10 days: Global Times editorial

After Washington announced last week that the US ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, would pay a visit to Taiwan this week, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he was lifting restrictions on contacts between officials of both the US and the island of Taiwan. The Trump administration is exploiting its final days to make anti-China decisions. It's the diplomatic team led by Pompeo that is playing the most proactive leading role to force this course of action.
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Pompeo a 'real master' of lying diplomacy: Chinese FM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has spared no effort in spreading the political virus and is a real master of coming up with lies to frame others and calling white black, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday.
Política Global Times - China Política Económica Li Xuanmin

Biden's Commerce Secretary pick expected to ease China-US trade tensions, yet confrontation will persist: analysts

US President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo as his Commerce Secretary - a key agency at the forefront of handling policies with China, ranging from managing trade policy to formulating tech strategy.
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Major ports post positive 2020 results, reflecting rapid export expansion

Major Chinese ports had reported positive results in 2020, reflecting a rapid revival in the nation's economic activities that was driven by the recovery of manufacturing and domestic demand.
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Trump orders new ban on transactions with eight Chinese apps as 'last frenzy' during term: expert

With Donald Trump's imminent departure from the White House and Joe Biden set to take office, the incumbent US president is ramping up efforts to go to extremes to turn the US market into a minefield for Chinese software companies by signing an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese applications on Tuesday, including the popular payment apps Ant Group's Alipay and Tencent's WeChat Pay.
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Chinese FM rejects US accusations that China is 'undermining international rule of law'

"I must kindly remind some US politicians that telling a lie a thousand times does not make it true," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Monday, slamming US remarks that China is "undermining international rule of law," while calling for a poll on whether or not Chinese people view the US as a saboteur of global peace and security.
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China surpassing US in 2028 is faint praise: Global Times editorial

A report published by the UK-based Center for Economics and Business Research on Saturday forecast that China will overtake the US to be the world's largest economy in 2028. It believes the COVID-19 pandemic and related issues led to a situation favorable to China during the process of China-US competition.
Economía Global Times - China Economía Internacional Lu Yang

BRI, RCEP best solution for South Asia and Southeast Asia recovery

South Asia is a developing region struggling with economic and human development issues and strategies. One way to help pull them out of cycles of poverty is regional cooperation.
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EU should remain independent from US-China rivalry

The EU recently signaled its increasing desire to bond with the US as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to enter the White House. In order to gain strategic autonomy and raise its voice in the international community, Brussels hopes to get Washington on board by hyping the so-called "China challenge," despite the structural contradictions between the two sides. es un sitio web oficial del Gobierno Argentino