Chinese and Indian foreign ministers stress dialogue on dispute at BRICS session in New York

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) meets with Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on the sidelines of the Group of 20 (G20) foreign ministers' meeting in Bali, Indonesia, July 7, 2022. (Xinhua/Xu Qin) Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar highlighted the importance […]

Australia sees ‘long road’ to repairing China ties

NEW YORK – Fraught relations between Australia and China will be repaired only gradually, Canberra’s top diplomat warned Thursday, after a rare meeting with her Chinese counterpart. Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong described her New York sitdown with State Councillor Wang Yi as “constructive” but cautioned against talk of a quick normalisation of ties. “I […]

China’s top legislator hopes to strengthen cooperation with South Korea on supply chains

SEOUL – China’s top legislator Li Zhanshu said on Friday he hopes to further strengthen cooperation with South Korea on supply chains, after meeting with South Korean parliament speaker Kim Jin-pyo in Seoul. Mr Li also said he hoped negotiations on a China-South Korea free trade agreement could be accelerated, adding that stronger communications was […]

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit and expectations: Dawn contributor

ISLAMABAD (DAWN/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit is being held this week in Samarkand against the backdrop of a geopolitical upheaval challenging the world order. It will be the first in-person meeting since 2019 of the SCO’s Council of Heads of State, and takes place in the shadow of the Russia-Ukraine […]

WHO recommends Valneva’s COVID-19 vaccine

An illustration picture shows vials with Covid-19 Vaccine stickers attached and syringes with the logo of French-Austrian vaccine firm Valneva on Nov 17, 2020. (JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP) The World Health Organization on Thursday recommended the use of French drugmaker Valneva's COVID-19 vaccine. The recommendations come after the WHO's Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization […]

Enhancing data governance through the 3rd DEWG meeting

JAKARTA, Aug 9, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The implementation of equitable and inclusive Data Free Flow with Trust (DFFT) and Cross-Border Data Flow (CBDF) had become crucial issues nowadays as data traffic between countries kept increasing. Hence, as chairman of the 2022 G20 presidency, Indonesia proposed four principles of fairness, lawfulness, transparency, […]

China cancels bilateral meeting with Japan after G-7 Taiwan statement

BEIJING (REUTERS, BLOOMBERG) – The Chinese foreign ministry said on Thursday (Aug 4) that a meeting between China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Japanese counterpart on the sidelines of Asean events in Cambodia has been cancelled. China said the meeting was called off over a G-7 statement expressing concern about Beijing’s “threatening actions” around Taiwan […]

Hong Kong’s John Lee to discuss cutting Covid-19 hotel quarantine, report says

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) – Hong Kong’s leader John Lee and his team will hold a meeting Wednesday (Aug 3) to discuss reducing mandatory hotel quarantine for overseas arrivals, Sing Tao Daily reported. Health officials may present data on nucleic acid tests collected from arrivals in hotel quarantine in the meeting, according to the report, citing […]

Colombia and Venezuela to appoint new ambassadors, rebuild ties

Alvaro Leyca (center), the designated foreign minister of Colombia appointed by next president Gustavo Preto, delivers a speech next to Venezuelan Foreign Minister Carlos Faria (left) and Tachira Governor Freddy Bernal (right), after a meeting at the border city of San Cristobal, Venezuela, on July 28, 2022.  (JOHNNY PARRA / AFP) SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela – […]

NIO to Hold Annual General Meeting and Class Meetings on August 25, 2022

SHANGHAI, China, July 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via — NIO Inc. (NYSE: NIO; HKEX: 9866; SGX: NIO) (“NIO” or the “Company”), a pioneer and a leading company in the premium smart electric vehicle market, today published a notice to announce that it will hold an annual general meeting (the “AGM”) of shareholders (the “Notice […]

RI strives to bridge differences in G20 to overcome economic challenges

JAKARTA, Jul 18, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The third Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting within the framework of Indonesia’s G20 Presidency kicked off in Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali, on Friday (July 15). The 3rd Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) Meeting of G20 in Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali, […]

BIMI Announces Results of 2022 Annual General Meeting of Stockholders

New York, July 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via — BIMI International Medical Inc. (NASDAQ: BIMI) (“BIMI” or the “Company”), a healthcare products and services provider, today announced the results of the Company’s 2022 Annual General Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) held on July 13, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. (Beijing Time), at the offices […]