Climate-threatened islands struggle to have voices heard

Editor's Note: As delegates meet in the hope for a meaningful agreement at the COP 26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, calls are growing for concrete action to aid nations most at risk from global warming.Though the COP 26 climate summit…

UK, French leaders fail to defuse fishing row

ROME-French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to rival positions on Sunday in their countries' post-Brexit dispute over fishing in the English Channel, with France maintaining its threat to impose sanctions starting from Tuesday that could…

In face of protectionism and nationalism, the remedy is multilateralism, says Italian PM

Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi has called on world leaders to uphold multilateralism and do all they can to overcome differences.Speaking at the opening of the G20 Summit, Draghi, whose country holds the G20 presidency this year, reminded people that…

Dutch PM sees fruitful results, broad prospects in cooperation with China

ROME - The Netherlands' cooperation with China has yielded fruitful results in various fields and enjoys broad prospects, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said here on Sunday.The prime minister made the remarks when he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping's…

China does hard yards on climate

Ambitious targets present all with a tough challenge, experts sayEditor's Note: The 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties has begun in Glasgow, Scotland. This page highlights China's commitment to developing green and low-carbon energy, and the urgency of…

China reaffirms role supporting Afghans

Wang Yi, in 2nd meeting with senior Taliban leader, talks of historic chanceState Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi renewed dialogue on Monday with Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, a senior figure in the Taliban-led Afghan interim government, just under three…

Premier calls for more vaccine aid to ASEAN

Premier Li Keqiang pledged on Tuesday to offer more aid in COVID-19 vaccines and medical supplies to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and make joint efforts to improve its early warning and emergency response capacity.While addressing the annual China-ASEAN…

Experts say countries should remain cautious about reopening borders

As more Asian countries look at reopening their borders and their economies with a "living with COVID" strategy, experts said governments should remain cautious and prepare plans in case of a rise in infections."As we think about opening-up, the most…

Graphic: China's efforts in fighting climate change

China published a white paper on Wednesday illustrating its progress in mitigating climate change and sharing its experiences and approaches with the rest of the world.The white paper, titled "Responding to Climate Change: China's Policy and Actions", was issued by…

ASEAN alarmed over trilateral military pact

The trilateral security partnership AUKUS will not only undermine regional peace and stability and affect the outlook of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations but also expose the double standards of some countries, said experts in a seminar on Tuesday.At…