A recent survey by Alliance of Democracies found that 45 percent of Europeans thought the U.S. has a negative rather than positive impact on democracy (45 percent negative vs 38 percent positive).
The Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) is crucial to help promote power connectivity and energy cooperation among the six LMC countries, an official at the Electricite Du Cambodge (EDC) said in a recent interview.
Racism against Asians is becoming more entrenched in Canada, with concerns perhaps the sharpest in British Columbia, the country's westernmost province known for its diverse Asian communities.
A bill targeting anti-Asian hate crimes is on the way. Will it be a cure or an empty promise? Only time will tell.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday exchanged views on the Myanmar situation in telephone conversations with Don Pramudwinai, Thai deputy prime minister and foreign minister, and Erywan bin Pehin Yusof, second minister of foreign affairs of Brunei, the rotating chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
China's pledge to have CO2 emissions peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060 are hugely significant commitments and deserve to be commended, a renowned U.S. expert said.
From "I have a dream" to "I can't breathe," it takes African Americans 57 years to "catch a breath" with the conviction of Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd. If the conviction is a "step forward," then do not ignore the struggling Asian Americans.
The 52nd Earth Day on April 22 will seek to raise awareness of protecting and cherishing the planet, our only home, amid the Japanese government's plans to release more than one million tons of Fukushima nuclear wastewater into the ocean.
People rally to protest against the Japanese government's decision to discharge contaminated radioactive wastewater in Fukushima Prefecture into the sea, in Tokyo on April 13, 2021.
Last year, the number of gun violence death topped 435,000, including nearly 300 children, more than any other year in at least two decades.A more underlying reason for the deteriorating gun violence in the United States is that the government makes little effort to address the root causes -- racism, poverty and lack of access to education.
The United States' ban on Xinjiang-grown cotton over allegations of "forced labor" is aimed at destabilizing China, said some peace activists who also accuse the U.S. government of failing to address its own human rights violations.
By alleging that Hong Kong's elections "will not produce meaningful democratic results" on April Fool's Day, U.S. consul-general Hanscom Smith actually made a fool of himself.
Western cultural supremacism and imperialism have caused many catastrophes in the human history, Canadian scholar Taylor C. Noakes said in an article recently published on National Post, while lashing out at domestic retrograde understanding of Indigenous history.
COVID-19 has infected more than 120 million people. If there is one thing that can save humanity from the pandemic and prevent similar future outbreaks, the surest bet is science. While scientists are busy probing facts, some people in Western countries are busy politicizing the pathogen and finding scapegoats. That can be more harmful than the virus.
The Information Department of the Foreign Ministry of China lodged solemn representations to the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) stationed in Beijing.
The imposition of sanctions on Chinese citizens by the United States fully exposes Washington's sinister intention to interfere in China's internal affairs, disrupt Hong Kong and obstruct China's stability and development, Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Wednesday.
Hours after the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, passed the decision to improve the electoral system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Thursday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called the improvement an "assault on democracy" and a "direct attack" on its autonomy in a statement. The UK and the EU had similar expressions.
The U.S. government's "genocide" accusation against China was based on data abuse and false claims of a right-wing religious extremist, according to an investigation piece on the independent news website Grayzone on Feb. 18.
More than 80 percent of local people recognize the necessity of upholding the "patriots administering Hong Kong" principle and nearly 70 percent support the central authorities in improving Hong Kong's electoral system and closing institutional loopholes.
International travel health certificates to show that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19 are being rolled out or discussed by many governments around the world to help restart economies and cross-border travel.
The allegations of China's engagement in "debt-trap diplomacy" are "sort of nonsense" and "a distraction" from the fact that China's infrastructure-related financing has enchanced many low-income countries' capabilities to realize better growth.
The General Administration of Customs on Feb 26 suspended imports of pineapples from Taiwan to prevent the fruit from bringing pests to the Chinese mainland.
Erik Solheim, the former United Nations under-secretary-general and former executive director of the UN Environment Programme, has visited China many times since 1984 to witness the "unprecedented" changes in human history.
China's "two sessions" are slated to convene this week, returning to the regular March schedule after last year's postponement to May due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
China expressed strong opposition to the UK's remarks on the decision to charge 47 Hong Kong politicians and activists, the spokesperson of the Chinese embassy in the UK said in a statement on Tuesday, adding that the comments mix right and wrong and interfere in China's internal affairs and judicial sovereignty.
China and India should firmly follow the right path of mutual trust and cooperation between neighboring major countries, and not go astray with suspicion and distrust nor fall back on a road of negative retrogression, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Thursday.
Ending absolute poverty in the world's most populous country is nothing less than a history-making moment.
At exactly 12 am on Friday, the first day of the Year of the Ox on the Chinese lunar calendar, the National Radio and Television Administration announced on its official website BBC World News was barred from airing in China.