Xi tells South Korean prime minister the countries should integrate supply chains and says he would ‘seriously’ consider visit as Seoul appears to be trying to repair ties between Beijing and US-allied neighbours.
Announcement follows meetings between US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and Chinese top diplomat Wang Yi in Malta over the weekend where they discussed issues such as China-Russia ties, Taiwan and the South China Sea
Southeast Asian bloc should not let South China Sea disputes overshadow long-prosperous ties with China, Kim tells Hong Kong forum attended by several Asean consuls general.
Putin and Kim’s closer collaboration could escalate bloc confrontation and hamper denuclearisation efforts
The Chinese leader’s absence from the India-hosted summit has sparked doubts about a possible November meeting with his US counterpart Joe Biden.
Beijing is seeking stronger Asean ties despite irking several members with its renewed assertions of South China Sea claims.
Foreign ministry did not cite a reason for Premier Li Qiang standing in for the Chinese president at this weekend’s summit.
Antonio Tajani has said the scheme has not brought Italy the benefits it expected, but has also made it clear the country wants to maintain economic ties.
Despite borders reopening, the Chinese travel sector is having trouble luring tourists back.
Foreign Secretary James Cleverly held talks with China’s vice-president and top diplomat in Beijing on Wednesday, telling reporters that he had raised issues where the countries had ‘disagreements’ but stressing the need for a ‘pragmatic working relationship’.
Cleverly says Beijing must live up to international commitments and help end war in Ukraine and ease tensions in South China Sea.
Flight from Pyongyang arrived in Beijing on Tuesday morning and is scheduled to return in the afternoon, according to Yonhap.
A day after US announces new investment curbs, Beijing’s top diplomat accuses Washington of suppressing emerging countries and ‘coercing’ others into ‘unilateral protectionism’ during meeting with Singaporean leader.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi will travel to Singapore, Malaysia and Cambodia on a trip aimed at boosting ‘strategic communication’.
Israeli leader Netanyahu may seek help to normalise relations, giving China a chance to ‘send a huge signal’, but lack of leverage could stymie its efforts.
The value of deals signed in the first half of the year passed US$43 billion, with metals and mining seeing strong growth.
Beijing, which has published its own peace plan, remains close to Moscow and does not want to see it isolated internationally.
Chinese delegation led by Politburo member Li Hongzhong and Russian team headed by defence chief Sergey Shoigu are in North Korea for the occasion.
Top Chinese diplomat tells Henry Kissinger it is ‘impossible’ to contain China during former US secretary of state’s surprise trip.
Kerry’s visit comes as both countries, the world’s two largest carbon emitters, are battling extreme heatwaves.
Drive by Ministry of Public Security follows call by Xi Jinping for country to build ‘security barrier’ around the internet.
Top Chinese diplomat Wang Yi highlights ‘important high-level contacts’ between Beijing and Moscow in coming months, while Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov calls meeting ‘timely’.
Trip to top economies Germany and France may help to reset EU trade ties, but de-risking is ‘an overarching trend that will continue to deepen’, observer says.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit signals mutual commitment to high-level engagement, raising hopes for talks between US and Chinese leaders in November and a thaw in trade ties, observers say.
Renewed mediation offer comes as Chinese President Xi Jinping and Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas announce the setting up of a bilateral strategic partnership.
Beijing claims Chinese reporters face ‘discriminatory treatment’, calls on New Delhi to remove visa restrictions.
‘Alarm’ over China’s growing influence in the Middle East is driving US push to show that pivot to Asia will not come at the expense of Gulf and Arab partners, analysts say.
A joint China-Russian operation on Tuesday prompted South Korea to scramble fighter jets.
Announcement comes amid recent high-level overtures to boost dialogue between the countries after months of worsening ties.
Washington’s labelling of its policy on Beijing seems to looking more like the EU’s but the goal remains unchanged, observers say.