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Leader of NATO member Poland visits China, expecting to talk to Xi about Ukraine

Jun. 24, 2024 01:43 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Poland’s President Andrzej Duda is in China on a visit that brings the leader of a NATO member to a country that has backed Russia in its full-on invasion of Ukraine. “I am trying to maintain friendly relations with China, Poland has always had decent relations...

Malaysian leader Anwar says China a 'true friend' and not to be feared as Premier Li ends visit

Jun. 20, 2024 05:41 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim on Thursday rejected the notion that China's dominance is to be feared, calling China a “true friend” at the end of Premier Li Qiang's visit to mark 50 years of diplomatic ties between their countries. While...

Fresh Malaysian durians will make their way to China as trade deals signed during Premier Li's visit

Jun. 19, 2024 06:55 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Fresh Malaysian durians will soon make their way to China as the two countries signed a slew of trade and economic deals Wednesday during a visit by Premier Li Qiang to celebrate a half-century of diplomatic relations. Li held private talks with...

China's premier gets a red-carpet welcome as he begins visit in Malaysia

Jun. 18, 2024 11:45 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — China's premier received a red-carpet welcome as he arrived Tuesday in Malaysia, the last leg of a regional tour, to celebrate a half-century of diplomatic ties between the two nations. Li Qiang is the first Chinese premier to visit Malaysia since...

Chinese premier agrees with Australia to 'properly manage' differences

Jun. 17, 2024 04:46 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Chinese Premier Li Qiang said he agreed with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Monday to properly manage their nations' differences as they emerge from a hostile era in which minister-to-minister contacts were banned and trade barriers cost Australian...

Chinese premier promises more pandas and urges Australia to put aside differences

Jun. 16, 2024 07:06 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Chinese Premier Li Qiang on Sunday promised a new pair of giant pandas to a zoo and urged Australia to set aside its differences with Beijing at the outset of the first visit to the country by China's second-highest ranking leader in seven years. ...

Chinese premier lands in Australia on first such visit in 7 years

Jun. 15, 2024 06:50 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Chinese Premier Li Qiang arrived in Australia on Saturday on a relations-mending mission with panda diplomacy, rock lobsters and China’s global dominance in the critical minerals sector high on the agenda. His visit is the first by a Chinese premier in...

Chinese Premier Li and New Zealand’s Luxon hail close ties as they sign trade deals in Wellington

Jun. 13, 2024 06:57 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Chinese Premier Li Qiang met with New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon on Thursday in Wellington, where the two leaders played up the ability of “good friends” to respectfully disagree — while publicly diverging on little. Li, China’s...

4 Iowa instructors teaching at a Chinese university were attacked at a park

Jun. 10, 2024 22:23 PM EDT

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (AP) — Four Iowa college instructors teaching in China were attacked in a reported stabbing while visiting a public park, Cornell College and the U.S. State Department confirmed Monday. Cornell College President Jonathan Brand in a statement said the instructors...

China says it is willing to upgrade economic corridor with Pakistan and deepen ties with Brazil

Jun. 07, 2024 12:24 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is willing to work with Islamabad to build an upgraded version of an economic corridor linking the two countries, China's leader Xi Jinping told visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday. Sharif pledged to ensure the safety of Chinese workers...