China expresses strong dissatisfaction with a plan by Chinese Taipei's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu to visit Europe and make a virtual address to a forum in Rome next week.
US President Joe Biden says the United States would come to Taipei's defense, claiming it had a commitment to defend the self-ruled island China asserts sovereignty over.
China's independent refiners, also known as teapots, are set to ramp up crude oil purchases from Iran as they seek to use import quotas before they expire in less than three months, a report says.
A group of Russian and Chinese naval vessels have for the first time on record sailed through a strait separating the Sea of Japan from the Pacific, Japan has claimed.
The Russian government has backed China’s reported test of a hypersonic missile, saying that the test did not breach any of Beijing’s international obligations, posed no threat to Russia, and followed similar moves by the US.
China reported nine new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases on Oct. 18, the highest daily tally since the end of September, with the latest outbreak prompting two northern border areas to enforce a lockdown.
China reportedly tested a “nuclear-capable” hypersonic missile in August that travelled around the Earth at a low orbit before reaching its target.
Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says the Islamic Republic is determined to implement the 25-year comprehensive strategic partnership agreement that was signed by Iran and China in March, hailing Beijing’s “valuable” efforts to send Chinese-made coronavirus vaccines to Tehran.
Russia and China have commenced four-day joint naval drills in the Sea of Japan with the participation of several warships and at least a dozen military aircraft, the Russian military says.
China says recent military drills near Chinese Taipei were a "just" move aimed at protecting the country's sovereignty and integrity against Taipei's "collusion" with foreign forces.