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Chinese ships continue patrolling Diaoyu Islands
Chinese marine surveillance ships continued regular patrols in the territorial waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands on Sunday, the State Oceanic Administration said.
China makes representations over Abe's comments
China on Friday made strong representations to Japan over Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's comments that characterized Beijing as having a "deeply ingrained" need to challenge neighbors over territory.
Japan: US media misquotes Abe on China words
Xi's visit to boost Sino-Russian ties
The upcoming visit to Russia by China's top leader will inject a new impetus into the two countries' relationship, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday.
Chinese premier visits Cambodian royalty
Premier Wen Jiabao on Thursday visited Cambodian Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk and King Norodom Sihamoni hours after their arrival in Beijing.
Border police urged to secure marine interests
Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun said Thursday that border police should be better prepared to protect China's marine interests.
China dispatches fleet to patrol South China Sea
A fleet of Chinese marine surveillance ships departed from Guangzhou on Monday to carry out regular patrol missions in the South China Sea, according to the State Oceanic Administration (SOA).
China defense ministry refutes cyber attack allegations
China's military spokesman said on Wednesday that the country's armed forces had never backed any hacking activities, denouncing U.S. cyber security firm Mandiant's report as groundless both in facts and legal basis.
Israel-China ties on good trajectory: Israeli ex-diplomat
Sino-Israeli ties are based on friendship and respect and are advancing along a very good trajectory, said former Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon on Tuesday.
Zuma vows to deepen cooperation with China
South Africa is ready and looking forward to meeting Chinese leaders at the BRICS summit and pledged to deepen cooperation with China, South African President Jacob Zuma said.
China, Russia pledge closer energy cooperation
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan met with Igor Sechin, the president of Russia's state-owned oil producer Rosneft, on Tuesday, pledging to boost energy cooperation between the two countries.
China's 14th escort fleet departs for Somali
The 14th convoy fleet comprises three ships, carrying two helicopters and a 730-strong troop.
State councilor applauds China-Africa relations
Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo applauded China-Africa relations on Saturday, while also vowing to back the African Union's (AU) role in African affairs.
China eyes closer cooperation with IFAD
Over the past 35 years, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has been active in raising fund, promoting global agricultural cooperation, supporting grain production in developing countries and improving nutrition for the poor, Chinese Vice Premier Hui Langyu said on Wednesday.
PLA Navy concludes patrol in South China Sea
A People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy fleet concluded patrol and training missions in the country's territorial waters in the South China Sea on Thursday.
Navy enters South China Sea for patrol, training
A Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy fleet has entered the country's territorial waters in the South China Sea for patrol and training missions, military sources revealed Friday.
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