Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, Nov. 26

Xinhua News Agency | Nov 26, 2020 at 1:58 PM

SEOUL -- China and South Korea should enhance cooperation in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, further develop bilateral ties and strengthen multilateral coordination and cooperation, visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Thursday.

Wang, who arrived here late on Wednesday, made the remarks at a meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha during his three-day visit to South Korea.

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BEIJING -- China launched its Chang'e-5 lunar probe into space on Tuesday, kicking off the country's first extraterrestrial sampling mission.

Clive Neal, a geoscientist at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, the United States, said if successful, the mission "marks the beginning of a new era of robotic sample returns from the Moon that will undoubtedly change scientists' understanding of the planetary body."

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SAN SALVADOR -- "The acceptance and success of the brand in the country, together with the users showing interest in more Xiaomi's products on our social networks, led us to make the decision to establish a flagship store in the country," Xiaomi's representative in El Salvador, Ricardo Dominguez, said at an opening ceremony.

China's tech giant Xiaomi, known for its smartphones, opened its first store in El Salvador on Wednesday, also the brand's largest shop in the Central American region.

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BERLIN -- The classics of German thinkers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels still serve as references for people to address issues facing today's world, Gerald Hubmann, a German scholar, has said.

Hubmann is the chief of the editorial department of Marx-Engels-Gesamtausgabe, a project aiming to publish a complete edition of the works, manuscripts and letters of Marx and Engels.