Diplomacy

Nauru to sever ‘diplomatic ties’ with Taiwan region, showing one-China principle a prevailing consensus

Chinese Foreign Ministry said China appreciates and welcomes Nauru’s decision of severing “diplomatic ties” with the Taiwan region, which was announced on Monday on the heels of the regional election in the island, reflecting that the one-China principle is a prevailing consensus among the international community. The decision is also considered a slap in the face to some ill-intentioned moves …

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China calls for all sides to prevent Yemen conflict expanding

BEIJING, Jan 12, 2024 : China called Friday for all sides to prevent the Yemen conflict from expanding, after strikes by the United States and United Kingdom on Huthi rebel targets. Heavy US and British air strikes pounded targets in rebel-held Yemen early on Friday after weeks of disruptive attacks on Red Sea shipping by Iran-backed Huthi forces acting in …

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China-Maldives ties benefit region, no impact on India

Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu’s ongoing state visit to China this week has become the focus of international attention, particularly among the Indian public. With the trip being his first visit to China as the president, Muizzu said he intends to promote economic, trade, tourism, investment and cultural cooperation with China, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Tuesday. Observers generally believe that …

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Hopefully Philippines doesn’t become ‘offbeat case’ in S.China Sea region

Achieving the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea (COC) is a shared aspiration for regional peace between China and ASEAN members. Hopefully the Philippines will align with other ASEAN members and China over the solving of South China Sea disputes, rather than becoming a regional “offbeat case.” Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Tuesday that her country …

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China-US close exchanges in many fields off to a good start for 2024

China-US exchanges in various fields got off to a good start in 2024. On the first day of the New Year, leaders of the two countries exchanged congratulatory letters on the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Then the 17th China-US Defense Policy Coordination Talks were held in Washington from January 8 to 9. …

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China steps up exchange with US, urges ‘caution on core question’

US maintaining policy consistency key to bilateral ties, global affairs: experts China and the US have recently engaged in a series of interactions across various levels, including inter-party and military exchanges. This extensive communication between the world’s two largest economies signifies China’s genuine efforts to stabilize relations, especially during a year when bilateral ties are expected to face challenges. Experts …

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China, Maldives elevate ties, underscoring mutual support

‘1st foreign head of state China hosts this year carries great importance’ Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with President of the Republic of Maldives Mohamed Muizzu in Beijing on Wednesday. Chinese experts said that the elevation of China-Maldives relations will bring more development opportunities to the peoples of two countries as well as to the Indian Ocean region, which …

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Ambassador Subedi presents credentials to Swiss President

Kathmandu, Jan 10: Mr Ram Prasad Subedi presented the Letters of Credence to Ms Viola Amherd, President of the Swiss Confederation, accrediting him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to the Swiss Confederation amidst a special ceremony organized at the Federal Palace in Bern, Switzerland on January 9. Upon arrival at the Palace, the Ambassador was accorded Guard of …

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