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The triple significance of the successful holding of Straits Forum

The 16th Straits Forum opened in the coastal city of Xiamen, East China’s Fujian Province on Friday. This forum received enthusiastic responses from a large number of Taiwan compatriots, with representatives from political parties, organizers, industry representatives, community leaders, as well as guests from various sectors such as youth, education, culture, health, agriculture, fisheries, water conservancy, and folk beliefs, bringing …

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This time, EU waves the white flag to protectionism

The European Commission announced on Wednesday a preliminary ruling on the anti-subsidy investigation of electric vehicles (EVs) imported from China. The EU says it would impose extra duties of up to 38.1% on imported Chinese EVs from July. This is a phased conclusion since the EU launched an anti-subsidy investigation against Chinese EVs in October last year. Unfortunately, this conclusion …

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Nearly 70% Indian respondents believe close and cooperative relationship with China beneficial for India: GT survey

Dynamic neighbors In recent years, India has emerged as an important player on the global stage, and one of the most important relationships for India is its dynamic relationship with China. As two of the world’s most populous countries and fastest-growing economies, the relations between China and India have far-reaching implications for the region and the world. From May 23 …

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Using ‘hellscape’ strategy in Taiwan Straits is Washington’s wishful thinking

Adm. Samuel Paparo, the commander of US Indo-Pacific Command, told a columnist of The Washington Post recently that the US has plans to employ thousands of drones if the Chinese mainland launches a military attack on Taiwan. The US’ strategy, what Paparo called “Hellscape,” is that as soon as Chinese forces begin moving across the 100-mile waterway that separates the …

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Chinese FM Wang Yi attends BRICS Foreign Ministers’ Meeting amid growing voice of Global South

China calls for new type of ‘globally oriented’ multilateral cooperation mechanism Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday called for the full leveraging of the strategic significance and political impact of “big BRICS,” transforming the group into a new type of multilateral cooperation mechanism that is based on emerging markets and developing countries, globally oriented, and open and inclusive. Wang …

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Inclusiveness makes ‘greater BRICS cooperation’ vibrant

The BRICS Foreign Ministers’ Meeting is held in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, from June 10 to 11. Wang Yi, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Minister of Foreign Affairs, was invited to attend. In addition to the BRICS foreign ministers, representatives from the rotating chairmanships of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and ASEAN, as well as representatives …

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Exclusive: China-Brazil relations ‘close, complementary, integrated’: NDB head

Bilateral exchange marked by booming regional relationship between China and the Latin America. China and Brazil have built a close relationship in the past five decades that is “complementary and integrated” in multiple economic fronts, Dilma Rousseff, the chair of the New Development Bank and former president of Brazil, told the Global Times in an exclusive interview. She noted that …

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Rana re-elected to CEDAW Committee

New York, June 8: Gender rights activist Bandana Rana has been elected member of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). Rana was re-elected a CEDAW member with 146 votes in the voting held in New York on Friday. She was elected for 2025-2028 term. Following the victory of Nepal’s candidate, Head of the Permanent …

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