Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi praised China for appointing a new ambassador to Afghanistan and urged other countries to follow suit.
The absence of key leaders at the recent United Nations General Assembly highlights the crisis facing the UN and the multilateral system. The system, while imperfect, has worked reasonably well for seven decades in addressing global issues such as armed conflicts and climate change.
Trading in shares of Evergrande Group and its subsidiaries, Evergrande Property Services Group and Evergrande Electric Vehicle Group, was suspended in Hong Kong.
The elevation of the U.S.-Vietnam relationship to a comprehensive partnership reflects shared concerns about China’s aggression in the region. However, analysts emphasize that Vietnam aims to maintain a balancing act between the two powers.
Three Chinese textile manufacturers have been banned from exporting their goods to the US, for using Uyghur and Turkic forced labor in their production lines.
China's President Xi Jinping is focused on increasing food security by expanding agricultural land and domestic food production. China, a net food importer, has a larger population and less farmland compared to the United States.