Diplomacy

Japan urged to establish effective international monitoring arrangements with participation of neighboring countries: Chinese FM

After the radioactive liquid exposure at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant occurred on October 25, arousing wide attention around the world, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that the incident once again shows that the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO)’s long-standing internal management is chaotic and disorderly, and highlights the importance of establishing effective long-term international monitoring arrangements. Two …

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China to pool wisdom for AI governance framework in UK

A delegation led by a senior official from the Ministry of Science and Technology is attending the UK-hosted first Global Artificial Intelligence (AI) Safety Summit from Wednesday to Thursday, where they will introduce the significance of the Global AI Governance Initiative which was launched by China during the Third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in October. Chinese …

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Korean Minister calls on President Paudel 

Kathmandu, Nov 2: Minister for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs of South Korea Chung Hwang-keun on Thursday called on President Ramchandra Paudel at the Office of the President. During the meeting, President Paudel expressed his pleasure to the deepening relations between Nepal-South Korea in the recent years. According to the Office of the President, Paudel said that South Korea was …

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Minister Saud, US Senator Hollen meet 

Washington DC, Nov 2: Minister for Foreign Affairs, NP Saud, who is presently on an official visit to the United States of America, continued the official engagements on the third day of the visit by meeting Senator Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday. During the meeting with a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Appropriations Subcommittee on State and …

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Beijing Xiangshan Forum provides platform of communication for the world in turbulence

The three-day 10th Beijing Xiangshan Forum concluded on Tuesday, marking the  China-hosted international event for military diplomacy and security affairs out as probably the only platform currently able to receive attendees from Russia, Ukraine, Israel and Iran, especially after the outbreaks of the Ukraine crisis and the latest Palestine-Israel conflict. The Global Times was in attendance to interview delegates from …

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Simply emphasizing opposition doesn’t work: former German minister at human rights forum, stressing common ground

“Accusing each other of being one-sided on human rights issues and simply emphasizing opposition and differences doesn’t work. Instead, we should seek what can be done together based on recognizing differences in ideas,” said a former senior official from Germany at a human rights forum co-held by a Chinese and a German social organization on Tuesday. “China and Germany have …

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Foreign Minister Saud, US Finance Corporation Chief Executive Nathan meet

Washington DC, Nov 1: Minister for Foreign Affairs Narayan Prakash Saud, who is on an official visit to the United States of America, held a meeting with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the US International Development Finance Corporation, Scott Nathan on Tuesday. On the occasion, they discussed the matters related to Corporation’s investment in Nepal, it is said. Minister Saud …

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Secretary-General Guterres bidden farewell, leaves Kathmandu after wrapping up official visit

Kathmandu, Nov 1: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has left Kathmandu today after wrapping up his four-day official visit to Nepal. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Purna Bahadur Khadka bade him farewell at the VVIP lounge of the Tribhuvan International Airport. On the occasion, high-ranking officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and representatives of the United Nations Office in …

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Senior China, Russia military officers meet, to jointly cope with challenges to maintain global stability

When senior Chinese military official Zhang Youxia met with Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu on Monday on the sidelines of the ongoing 10th Beijing Xiangshan Forum, Zhang said that China stands ready to work with Russia to actively respond to various security threats and challenges and jointly safeguard global strategic balance and stability. Zhang, vice chairman of China’s Central Military …

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Exclusive: Relations with China are of mutual respect, not of bullying or manipulation: South African Ambassador to China

At a time when turmoil rises from multiple corners of the world with tensions fueling an ever complex international landscape, South African Ambassador to China Siyabonga Cyprian Cwele (Cwele) shared his views on the collective strength of the Global South in dealing with global hotspot issues and Western hypes in an exclusive interview with the Global Times (GT) reporter Fan …

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