Poland opened its World War II (WWII) Museum in the northern city of Gdansk Thursday.
China Petrochemical Corp. (Sinopec Group) confirmed on Wednesday a further step to its global expansion plan: a roughly $900 million agreement signed with Chevron Corp. to buy the latter's South African oil assets.
A Chinese envoy to the UN Thursday called for support for the building of African Standby Force and rapid reaction force, so as to enhance the continent's collection security capacity.
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) established a branch bank in St. Petersburg on Thursday.
Nearly two-thirds of cancer mutations are attributable to random DNA copying errors that occur naturally as healthy cells divide, according to a new study out Thursday from researchers who years ago controversially proposed that "bad luck" plays a larger role in cancer than environmental factors and inherited genes.
A World Economic Forum (WEF) expert lauded China's reforms in the energy sector over the past ten years as the country grapples with the growing energy challenges engendered by the country's booming economy.
The 4th annual Chinese language speech contest was held in Kiev on Thursday, showcasing the talents of Ukrainian college students in Mandarin proficiency and public speaking.
China's Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun on Thursday called for strengthened efforts against narcotics.
The booming bike-sharing industry has led bicycle associations in China to produce a draft guideline Thursday to regulate the industry.
Vice Premier Wang Yang said Thursday the country must ensure the security of major rivers and reservoirs and the effectiveness of flood control measures in major cities.
China's cabinet, the State Council, has approved a plan for nuclear power safety and radioactive pollution control.
China's central government has issued a guideline on this year's government transparency work to support reform efforts.
China's Ministry of Commerce confirmed on Thursday that beef imports from Brazil have been suspended.
China on Thursday started broadcasting marine forecasts for three reefs in the Nansha Islands via radio to the South China Sea region.
China will launch a new meteorological satellite in the second half of this year, which will be capable of detecting auroras, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) announced Thursday.
China made several breakthroughs in deep sea exploration as a team sailed 7,929 nautical miles to explore the trenches in the west Pacific Ocean, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said Thursday.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced Thursday its board of governors had approved 13 applications to join the bank.
China will join hands with Australia in promoting globalization, improving global governance and combating protectionism, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here on Thursday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin sent congratulatory messages to the sixth meeting of the China-Russia inter-party dialogue mechanism and the fifth China-Russia inter-party forum, both of which were held Thursday in Kazan, Russia.
As an innovative comprehensive partnership was established between China and Israel, innovation became China's latest way to pursue win-win cooperation and long-term development with other countries.
China will open up wider to the outside world and work with Australia for greater development of bilateral economic and trade relations, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Thursday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met here Thursday with Australian parliament leaders, saying China is willing to strengthen exchanges between the legislatures of the two countries to promote bilateral ties.
China edged past South Korea here on Thursday for a precious 1-0 home win to keep their World Cup qualification hope alive.
Beijing introduced a reform plan on Wednesday to end markups on drug prices and adjust prices of 435 medical services, the boldest move so far to improve the healthcare system in China.
China's Ministry of Commerce said Thursday that the country will continue to relax restrictions to encourage foreign investment.
Nearly 500 movies, including productions from countries along the Belt and Road, will be screened during the 7th Beijing International Film Festival, which opens April 16.
China said on Thursday it is on high alert for Japan's true intentions as the Japanese helicopter-carrier destroyer Kaga went into service on Wednesday.
China abides by World Trade Organization (WTO) rules and will continue to do so, a commerce official said Thursday.
The economic partnership between China and Australia is one which is often described by experts and leaders alike as a "win-win," not only because of the mutually beneficial economic outcomes, but also the positive social and cultural outcomes it creates for the two nations.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that Israel is China’s comprehensive partner in innovation, during an online chat with Xinhua netizens.
Innovation and new technology are at the core of Chinese and Australian economies in the future, and cooperation is highly beneficial as both countries are undertaking economic transitions, experts said.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull hold talks in Canberra, Australia, March 23, 2017.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang sent a message of condolences to British Prime Minister Theresa May Thursday over a deadly terrorist attack in London that killed four people and injured 40 others Wednesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message of condolences to British Queen Elizabeth II Thursday over a deadly terrorist attack in London that killed five people and injured 40 others Wednesday.
A contingent of the guard of honor of the three services of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) took part in a grand military parade held in Pakistan's capital Islamabad on Thursday morning to mark the country's Republic Day.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced Thursday that its Board of Governors has adopted resolutions approving 13 applicants to join the bank, bringing the bank's total approved membership to 70.
On this day in 2011, actress Elizabeth Taylor, who appeared in more than 50 films, won two Academy Awards and was synonymous with Hollywood glamour, dies of complications from congestive heart failure at a Los Angeles hospital at age 79.
While the various bike sharing companies busily compete for market share in Chinese cities, two of the biggest companies, Mobike and Ofo, have expanded their services overseas, reports thepaper.cn.
U.S. space agency NASA said Wednesday it's moving ahead with a long-term demonstration of laser communications that eventually "could become the high-speed internet of the sky."
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) officially started operating as a Chinese renminbi (CNY) clearing bank in Russia Wednesday, a move set to facilitate the use of the currency and cooperation in various fields between the two countries.
U.S. researchers said Wednesday they have developed a low-cost and easy-to-use smartphone device that can accurately measure semen quality in seconds.
United Arab Emirates (UAE) launched here on Wednesday a long-term government plan to strengthen the country's reputation and soft power, and to ensure that government revenues rely less on oil, state news agency WAM reported.
A design project developed by Danish architect bureau PLH Arkitekter was chosen Wednesday for the reconstruction of Riga Central Railway Station.
The Chinese government's Special Envoy on Syria, Xie Xiaoyan, reaffirmed on Wednesday the importance of upcoming peace talks seeking to broker a political end to the Syrian conflict.
China's Ambassador to Spain Lyu Fan said Spain has already been an attractive destination for Chinese investors.
Cuba and the Czech Republic on Wednesday vowed to deepen joint cooperation in areas such as the food industry, agriculture, logistics and energy as part of a new scenario of commercial ties between both nations.
Beijing announced Wednesday public hospitals will end markups on drug prices to separate medical treatment and drug sales, and to lower costs to patients.
A Beijing court on Wednesday ruled that Sony Mobile Communications (China) had infringed the patent of a Chinese Internet company and should pay over 9.1 million yuan (1.3 million U.S. dollars) for the latter's losses.
A senior Communist Party of China (CPC) leader, on Wednesday called for media integration and creating favorable public opinion for the upcoming party congress.
When it comes to Middle East affairs, China has never been a mere onlooker and has always contributed actively to peace and stability in the region, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba group on Wednesday announced a plan to set up an e-commerce hub in Malaysia encompassing logistics, cloud-computing and e-financial service to boost trade and e-commerce in the region.
A report released Wednesday by China's State Oceanic Administration warned that sea levels monitored last year reached the highest level since 1980.
Three China Coast Guard (CCG) vessels conducted a patrol in territorial waters off the Diaoyu Islands on Wednesday, according to an online statement by the State Oceanic Administration.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for agricultural supply-side structural reform and improvements to the agricultural development system.
China's cabinet, the State Council, has recently issued a guideline on intensifying crackdown on counterfeiting and Intellectual Property Right (IPR) infringements.
Most Chinese fans believe it would be one of the biggest tests for Marcello Lippi in his career when China face South Korea in a vital World Cup qualifier but the Italian World Cup winning coach showed full confidence in his players on Wednesday.
China and the United States reached consensus on developing ties in the spirit of no conflict, no confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation during U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's Beijing trip, said a Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wednesday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in the Australian capital of Canberra Wednesday night for an official visit.
Chinese tech giant Tencent reported surging revenue and profit growth in 2016 thanks to robust online gaming and social networking business.
Qinghai is home to several academic institutes that push information technology for the development of the Tibetan language.
Strategic acquisitions and investments related to the Belt and Road Initiative by Chinese companies are expected to remain buoyant in 2017 despite an uncertain global political and economic outlook, according to a report Wednesday.
About 100,000 more babies were born in Beijing hospitals last year compared with 2015, local authorities said Wednesday.
Nearly 1,000 Mercedes-Benz automobiles in Vietnam are likely to be recalled in July 2017 for fear of fire at the starting current limiter, said the German luxury carmaker on Wednesday.
Macao will suspend the application of importing frozen meat from Brazil, the special administrative region's civil affairs authorities said on Tuesday night, after Chinese mainland and Hong Kong SAR already banned frozen meat from Brazil.
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba group on Wednesday announced a plan to set up an e-commerce hub in Malaysia encompassing logistics, cloud-computing and e-financial service to boost trade and e-commerce in the region.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Australia will add strong impetus to China-Australia ties and lift the comprehensive strategic partnership between both countries to a higher level to better benefit the two peoples, a Chinese diplomat said.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called on China and Australia to continue to work together and jointly help counter global instability through steady development and cooperation in a signed article published here Wednesday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang left Beijing on Wednesday morning for official visits to Australia and New Zealand, accompanied by his wife Cheng Hong.
Researchers at Stanford University have created a set of liquid-handling robots by combining the Lego Mindstorms robotics kit available on the market with a cheap and easy-to-find plastic syringe.
The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's national legislature, is to inspect product quality in large parts of the country.
China is to impose lifetime bans on Marathon cheats, in a move to crack down on the increasing number of scandals in the fast-growing sport which attracts millions of participants from home and abroad.
The NBA Global Games is to feature two pre-season games in China between the Golden State Warriors and the Minnesota Timberwolves, the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced on Monday.
Apple expects its business and social initiatives to go further and deeper in China which has "enormous strength", according to CEO Tim Cook.
Beijing expects to receive 911 million cubic meters of water from the Yangtze River between Nov. 2016 and Oct. 2017, local authorities said on Tuesday.
Business confidence among China's entrepreneurs improved in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the last quarter of 2016, a central bank survey showed Tuesday.
The Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region opened its official Facebook account on Tuesday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday called on the country's officials to be clean and diligent in their work.
China has decided not to participate in the new round of negotiations on a nuclear weapons ban treaty over a disagreement regarding the process for eliminating the weapons.
The year 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, according to an annual statement issued on Tuesday by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
European Union (EU) finance ministers on Tuesday expressed worries about the surge of protectionism particularly prompted by the United States and vowed efforts to safeguard free trade.
The official website of the Belt and Road Initiative (www.yidaiyilu.gov.cn) was launched Tuesday, offering information on investment policies and enterprises involved in the initiative, among other topics.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law a bill that set a goal for the country's space agency NASA to send humans to Mars by 2033.
BEIJING, March 21 (Xinhua) -- China hopes for new impetus for trade and investment cooperation and regional prosperity through the upcoming visit of Premier Li Keqiang to Australia and New Zealand.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced in Beijing on Tuesday an innovative comprehensive partnership between both countries.
In China, even farmers are aware of the importance of supply-side structural reform. Their willingness to shell out huge amounts for imported equipment illustrates the need for high-quality domestic products.
China on Tuesday voiced concerns over meat quality problems in Brazil.
China is expected to introduce its first regulation on overseas investment this year.
A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson on Tuesday hailed Vice Premier Wang Yang's recent visit to the Philippines as a complete success that will push forward bilateral ties.
A survey by Chinese Sleep Research Society showed that 76 percent of Chinese aged 10 to 45 suffer from sleep disorders, while only 11 percent of the nearly 60,000 surveyed said they could regularly sleep the whole night through.
Alibaba Group announced on Tuesday that it has fully acquired online ticketing platform Damai.cn, expanding its presence in the digital entertainment sector.
Mobike on Tuesday launched its bicycle-sharing service in Singapore, its first expansion overseas.
More than a year passed since the signing of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA). It is increasingly clear that the landmark deal has facilitated bilateral trade and helped underpin bilateral relations.
With the official launch of the China-Australia Year of Tourism in February at Sydney's iconic Opera House, Australian tourism chief said here on Tuesday that one of the strongest ties between the two countries lies within the burgeoning tourism market.
China on Monday strongly opposed India's invitation of the Dalai Lama to the International Buddhism Samagam (Convention), urging India to respect China's core interests and avoid "further damage" to bilateral relations.
China's improvements to its environment continue to go from strength to strength. Work is under way on the creation of nine national parks with a combined area of nearly 170,000 sq km, and this year China will formulate an overall plan for the national park system.
China and the United States can sidestep the Thucydides Trap and the Kindleberger Trap and jointly chart bilateral ties from a long-term perspective, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Monday in Beijing.
People travel aboard a hot air balloon during the National Meeting of Hot Air Balloons in Teotihuacan, State of Mexico, Mexico, on March 19, 2017.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang held talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Beijing on Monday, vowing to advance innovation cooperation.
China will open its door wider to the outside world, said Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday.
China-U.S. relations seem to have found a good rhythm, as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrapped up his visit to China.
Chinese tech giant Xiaomi on Monday announced plan for its second, but the very first exclusive manufacturing unit in India.
A centuries-old legend that a vast booty of treasure belonging to the leader of a Chinese peasants uprising was lying at the bottom of a river has now been proven true.
Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi will visit Ethiopia and Guinea from Monday to Wednesday, according to the Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying on Monday.
Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli will attend the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) annual conference this week in the southern province of Hainan, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced Monday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's five-day official visit to Australia starting Wednesday is expected to boost the development of China-Australia relations and cooperation, and push forward free trade and regional integration.
A three-tower cable-stayed heavy railway bridge closed Sunday over Dongting Lake, the second-largest freshwater lake in China.
More than 10,000 gold and silver items that sank to the bottom of a river in southwest China's Sichuan Province over 300 years ago have been recovered, archeologists said Monday.
The Chinese concept of building "a community of shared future for all humankind" was on Friday incorporated into a U.N. Security Council resolution for the first time, reflecting the extraordinary charm and vitality of the notion.
"It's an invasion of Chinese brands," an Indian cricket administrator is reported to have remarked last week after Oppo, a Chinese smartphone maker, shelled out $162 million to sponsor India's national cricket teams for the next five years.
China has recruited a team of specialists in traditional Chinese medicine, including China's first Nobel laureate in medicine, Tu Youyou, to help find solutions to the rising threat of antimicrobial resistance.
China opposes the many forms of trade protectionism and supports free trade, Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli said on Sunday, amid rising anti-globalization sentiment around the world.
Disney's live-action remake of "Beauty and the Beast" blasted through box office records to open with an estimated 170 million U.S. dollars in North American ticket sales and 180 million U.S. dollars overseas.
The heavy air pollution in parts of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region will abate from Monday, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said late Sunday.
Xinjiang defeated Liaoning 111-103 on Sunday in Game 5 of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league semifinals, winning the best-of-seven series by 4-1.
Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said on Sunday that China should beef up supply-side structural reform to constantly stimulate growth impetus and the market's vitality.
Two sailors have died and eight remain missing Sunday following two separate shipwrecks in east China.
President Xi Jinping met here Sunday with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying that cooperation is the only correct choice for both countries.
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) said Saturday it has launched a Chinese registration system for its globally taken Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), making Chinese the first language used in registration other than English.
China will remain a strong engine of global recovery with its ongoing economic reforms, an official with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Saturday.
If you are not satisfied with the shape of your nose, blame it on climate, not your parents or grandparents.
China will work actively with parties concerned to push forward the financial cooperation among the BRICS countries and make more achievements, China's finance minister and central bank chief have said.
China's property market in major cities has stabilized as authorities move to curb price rises.
Giant panda cub Jia Panpan (Top) (meaning Canadian Hope) and its mother Er Shun play at the Toronto Zoo in Toronto, Canada on March 17, 2017.
China and the United States are now in close communication on arranging a meeting between the two presidents and exchanges at other levels, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said during his talks with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Saturday afternoon.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (2nd L) meets with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (2nd R) in Beijing, capital of China, March 18, 2017.
The economic summit of the China Development Forum 2017 is held in Beijing, capital of China, March 18, 2017. The theme of this year's forum is "China and the World: Economic Transformation through Structural Reforms".
Earth just went through its second-warmest February and winter on record, U.S. federal scientists said Friday.
Never before has the China-U.S. relationship been so complicated to comprehend, and too important to fail.
China and the Philippines agreed on Friday to strengthen trade and economic cooperation between the two countries after the conclusion of a high-level meeting.
Beijing will take further steps to cool the city's property market by raising the down payment for second homes and suspending housing loans with a maturity of 25 years or more.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday that China is ready to work with Saudi Arabia on development strategies and production capacity.
Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with visiting Rwanda President Paul Kagame on Friday, and the two leaders agreed to upgrade bilateral strategic cooperation.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will pay an official visit to Australia and New Zealand from March 22-29, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced here on Friday.
The Belt and Road Initiative has become the most popular public goods and platform for international cooperation with the brightest prospects in the world amid rising protectionism and unilateralism, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on the sideline of the recently concluded China's Two Sessions.
China Youth Web Beijing March 16th （Journalist Yang Yue）Today, let’s read a story of Shi Yigong.
Authorities in the eastern Chinese cities of Nanjing and Qingdao on Thursday unveiled more steps that will restrict housing purchases and cool the property market.
The central bank's move to raise short-term interest rates on Thursday reflects Beijing's intention to fend off financial risks, a method that might be used more in the future rather than increasing benchmark interest rates, according to economists.
Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has named uncapped winger Jonathan Urretaviscaya in his squad for this month's World Cup qualifiers against Brazil and Peru.
German carmaker Volkswagen posted rising auto sales in China in 2016 compared with a year earlier, and demand for its luxury cars remained strong, according to a report released by the company.
The commercial harvesting of natural forest resources in China has been ended, according to the State Forestry Administration (SFA).
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday morning held a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the topic of strengthening bilateral relations.
Chinese peacekeepers have rescued seven civilian workers who were trapped in a conflict zone in South Sudan.
A huge bronze statue of Karl Marx designed by a world-renowned Chinese sculptor has finally been accepted by the authorities in the revolutionary philosopher's birth town of Trier in Germany.
Russian gas giant Gazprom said the company plans to supply gas to China via the east route of the China-Russia natural gas pipeline as early as May 2019, rather than 2018 as scheduled, 21st Century Business Herald reported Thursday, citing the company's Vice-President Andrey Kruglov.
Food produced from Japanese regions affected by nuclear radiation - including rice, cereal and milk products - have entered the Chinese market, according to a CCTV report on its annual 3.15 quality investigations program Wednesday
Climate change in the polar regions may have worsened winter haze problems in China, which pledges more efforts to tackle air pollution despite the country's decreasing emissions, according to a study published Wednesday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday sent congratulatory messages to an opening ceremony of the China-ASEAN tourism cooperation year, which was held in Manila, the Philippines.
Fan Changlong, vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, met Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Director General Francis Gurry on Wednesday lauded China's strong performance in international patent and trademark filing.
A Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Thursday urged Japan to respect related countries' efforts to maintain peace and stability on the South China Sea, and to refrain from causing trouble in the region.
China and Pakistan on Thursday agreed to advance the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and visiting Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud have agreed the two countries will step up cooperation in all areas and push forward their all-round strategic partnership.
China and Saudi Arabia signed 14 cooperative agreements during a visit by Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, said Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming on Thursday.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's upcoming first visit to China is to build on positive momentum in the relations between China and the Trump administration, experts said.
China's tsunami warning center in the South China Sea is expected to start trial operations this year, according a UNESCO body.
Jiangsu FC edged Gamba Osaka 1-0 here Wednesday in the third round of the Asian Champions League group stage, while Shanghai SIPG managed to hold onto a 3-2 win over Urawa Red Diamonds.
A 17-of-36 performance in three-pointer shooting lifts Shenzhen over Guangdong 109-90 here on Wednesday and Guangdong now leads Shenzhen 2-1 in the best-of-seven CBA semifinal series.
The National People's Congress (NPC), China's national legislature, concluded its annual session Wednesday morning.
Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday the Chinese mainland's stance of opposing "Taiwan independence" and promoting peaceful development of cross-Strait relations is consistent and clear-cut.
U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised interest rates for the third time since the 2008 global financial crisis, with the job market strengthening and inflation rising toward its target.
HarperCollins Publishers will translate mathematics textbooks from Chinese schools and publish them in Britain, according to its agreement with Shanghai Century Publishing Group.
China and Burundi agreed to expand cooperation after talks between foreign ministers of the two countries in Beijing on Wednesday.
The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) on Wednesday announced to advance preparatory work for a bond market connect between Hong Kong and Chinese mainland.
Chinese defense minister Chang Wanquan on Wednesday met with Pham Hoai Nam, commander of the Vietnam People's Navy, with the two sides vowing development of military-to-military relations.
Central China's Hubei Province plans to spend two billion yuan (290 million U.S. dollars) this year controlling soil erosion, the provincial department of water resources said Wednesday.
China's military reform is progressing steadily and details of its plans will be released in due course, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) told the Global Times on Tuesday.
China reduced its holding of U.S. Treasury securities in January after adding 9.1 billion U.S. dollars in the previous month, the latest data from the U.S. Treasury Department showed on Wednesday.
In my opinion, China gets a bad wrap from many foreign media. Much has been written in defiance of the perceived secretness that surrounds the upper echelons of the ruling Party, so it might come as a surprise that I -- a white, foreign, female -- was invited to peek behind the curtain and explore one of the country's most important annual political meetings.
China and the Philippines signed on Wednesday purchase agreements that commit Chinese businessmen to buy 1.7 billion U.S. dollars worth of fruits and other agricultural products from the Philippines.
China will not devalue the yuan to boost its exports, Premier Li Keqiang said here Wednesday.
China will forge ahead with reform to balance the government-market relationship, pledging simplified administrative procedures and delegation of power, Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday.
China's State Council has entrusted relevant departments to draft motions to revise laws on real estate protection amid public concerns over the 70-year land use limit of residential properties, Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday.
China's mass entrepreneurship and innovation initiative has a strong vitality, Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday that China-Russia trade relations have turned the corner and achieved strong growth.
Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday that China hopes to see continued peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday urged the European Union (EU) to ease its high-tech export restrictions on China, responding to concerns over the bloc's trade deficit with the world's second largest economy.
Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday that China hopes to see continued peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday China does not want to see a trade war between the world's biggest and second biggest economies.
China is committed to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and proposes dialogue to de-escalate the current tensions, Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday. Enditem
China's financial system is generally safe, Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday, ruling out the possibility of systemic risks as the country has plenty of policy tools at its disposal.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday that the one-China policy will remain as the foundation of China-U.S. relations.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday it is China's consistent position to support globalization and free trade.
China will remain an important engine for world growth amid sluggish global economic recovery, Premier Li Keqiang told a press conference Wednesday after the close of the annual session of the national legislature.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday that China and the United States are in close communication on a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump.
Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC), presides over the closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th NPC in Beijing, capital of China, March 15, 2017.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday meets the press at the Great Hall of the People after the conclusion of the annual national legislative session.
The National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, on Wednesday approved three documents on electing deputies to the 13th NPC.
China's national legislature on Wednesday passed the General Provisions of the Civil Law at the closing meeting of its annual session.
The National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, on Wednesday adopted the government work report at the closing meeting of its annual session.
The fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), China's national legislature, began its closing meeting Wednesday morning.
Two fossils believed to the world's oldest known plant-like life have been found in India, indicating that advanced multicellular life evolved much earlier than previously thought, a new study said Tuesday.
Courier giant ZTO Express signed a strategic agreement with central China's Henan Province Airport Group to build an air delivery distribution center, the airport group announced Tuesday.
A two-vaccine regimen intended to protect against the deadly Ebola virus induced a durable immune response in 100 percent of healthy adult volunteers one year after vaccination, results from a phase one clinical trial showed Tuesday.
More than 60 million yuan (8.7 million USD) has been retrieved by the Beijing Chaoyang Local Taxation Bureau from a live streaming platform that had failed to deduct tax from its live streaming hosts in 2016, reported Beijing Youth Daily on Tuesday.
The number of rural migrant workers in China hit 282 million at the end of 2016, an increase of 4.24 million from a year before, according the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MHRSS) Tuesday.
China's leading electronics firm BBK will invest 4.75 billion yuan (687 million U.S. dollar) in R&D and production centers in southern city of Dongguan to tackle insufficient capacity, local authorities said Tuesday.
China will lower the retail prices of both gas and diesel by 85 yuan (12.3 U.S. dollars) per tonne from Wednesday due to falling international prices, according to the country's top economic planner.
The United States is pursuing a constructive and results-oriented relationship with China, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Monday.
Cambodia's anti-drug chief Ke Kim Yan on Tuesday sought China's assistance to combat illicit drugs and treat drug addicts, the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) said Tuesday.
The presidium for the fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), China's national legislature, decided to put 11 documents to vote at the session's closing meeting on Wednesday.
The latest data suggest sustained momentum in the Chinese economy, creating room for policy makers to focus more attention on reforms.
China and the United States are maintaining close contact on exchanges between their presidents and at other levels, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang will pay an official visit to the Philippines from March 16 to 19 at the invitation of the government of the Republic of the Philippines, said a Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Tuesday.
Deputies to China's top legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC), come from all walks of life, including many from grassroots positions.
The Closing Session of the 5th Session of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) will be convened at the Great Hall of the People (GHP) at 9:00am on Wednesday March 15th, 2017.
After the Closing Session of the 5th Session of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC), Mr. Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council will meet the journalists from home and abroad covering the session and take questions at the Central Hall on the Third Floor of the Great Hall of the People (GHP) at approximately 10:30 am on Wednesday March 15h, 2017.
Nearly 80 percent of shoppers would like their e-payment records to be accepted as proof for refunds or exchanges, according to a newspaper survey.
Four 3,000-year-old Chinese bronze ritual vessels are among 31 Chinese works of art to be auctioned at a New York sale on Wednesday night.
Chinese Ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming on Monday spoke highly of the British role in helping build the Belt and Road (B&R) to revive the ancient Silk Road.
With the environment being one of most important issues on the agenda at the ongoing annual sessions of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee, the country's top political advisory body, Hu Jingnan and Cai Fahe from the Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, and Gong Zhengyu from the China National Environmental Monitoring Center, present their views on how to control air pollution.
Taking B vitamins may help reduce some of the harmful effects of air pollution, a new study said Monday.
Boeing and Chinese aviation manufacturer Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd.(COMAC) will start to build a Boeing 737 completion center in eastern China's Zhoushan city at the end of March, scheduled to make its first delivery in 2018.
Most netizens in China surveyed for a new study said carrying cash was not a necessity of life any more, as portable and online payment platforms in China are flourishing. The findings are part of an investigation by Beijing Youth Daily released on Monday.
The scenic spot where the world's largest radio telescope, the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), is located has offered ticket-free entrance to visitors, Xinhua News Agency reported on March 12th.
New Zealand and China had a wide variety of exchanges in almost every conceivable area in 2016, said New Zealand’s Ambassador to China John McKinnon.
A new provision has been added to China's draft general provisions of the civil law to hold people accountable for damaging the reputation and honor of heroes and martyrs, according to the presidium for the ongoing annual parliamentary session.
The 21th edition of the Hong Kong International Film and TV Market (FILMART) sprang into action on Monday for a four-day run at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
U.S. microprocessor giant Intel said Monday that it has agreed to buy Mobileye, an Israeli developer of driverless technologies, for 15.3 billion U.S. dollars, a record sum for an Israeli high-tech firm.
An Egyptian-German archaeological mission extracted Monday the second part of a newly discovered statue, possibly of king Ramses II, from its pits in Ain Shams district of Cairo.
The 14th China-ASEAN Expo has been scheduled from Sept. 12 to 15 in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, local authorities announced Monday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and British Prime Minister Theresa May exchanged congratulatory messages Monday on the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations at the ambassadorial level between China and Britain.
Altogether 5,210 proposals had been submitted to the annual session of China's top political advisory body as of March 7, according to a report released Monday.
National lawmakers have filed 514 bills with the secretariat of the fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), an official said Monday.
Can China do it? This is the crucial question for the world's biggest and boldest economic, political and social experiment.
Political advisors nationwide whole-heartedly uphold the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee with Xi Jinping as the core, Chinese top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng said Monday.
The fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) will on Tuesday deliberate on the final drafts of various documents and the general provisions of the civil law before the final voting.
China will send Yin Hengmin, its special representative on Latin American affairs, to attend the upcoming Chile meeting on Asia-Pacific economic integration, said a Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Monday.
Xi Jinping (3rd L, front), Li Keqiang (3rd R, front), Zhang Dejiang (2nd L, front), Liu Yunshan (2nd R, front), Wang Qishan (1st L, front) and Zhang Gaoli (1st R, front) attend the closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2017.
For 76-year-old Zhang Baohua, skiing has been a daily routine during the snowy season in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region for six years.
The fifth session of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, China's top political advisory body, began the closing meeting Monday morning.
Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), presides over the closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National Committee of the CPPCC at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2017.
Leung Chun-ying, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, was elected Monday vice chairman of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
The rainy season has set off and in the swampy villages of Budaka district in eastern Uganda, Joyce Nabejja tills her hybrid rice field in anticipation of greater yields.
Marine biologists at Stanford University have discovered that corals activate a specific group of ancient, defensive genes when exposed to stressful environmental conditions.
A strong third quarter helps Xinjiang coming from behind to beat Liaoning 102-90 while Guangdong also defeated Shenzhen at 98-88 in Sunday's CBA playoffs. Both team now take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
Dozens of Chinese firms operating in Kenya on Sunday donated 30 tonnes of food, oil and water to victims of drought in Makueni County located in lower eastern part of the country.
Six ancient cities buried deep underground and spanning several dynasties over 2,000 years, have been unearthed in Kaifeng, in the east of China's Henan province.
Ceremonies were held on Sunday to commemorate the 92nd anniversary of the death of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, a renowned statesman who led the revolution that ended imperial rule in China.
Smartphones made in China took a larger share of the Russian market in January than a year ago, local retailers said recently.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has approved the IPO applications of 10 companies.
U.S. Senate Republicans are seeking alternative plans to House Speaker Paul Ryan's tax reform package, which includes a controversial border adjustment tax that's facing lots of resistance in the upper chamber, according to local media.
A failure by the British government to have a "plan B" if Brexit talks with Brussels collapse, would be a dereliction of duty, a report by MPs warned Sunday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has appointed four new ambassadors, upon approval by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, according to a statement by the national legislature.
The presidium for China's annual parliamentary session on Sunday reviewed several draft resolutions, among other documents, and decided to submit them to lawmakers for deliberation.
The 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China's top political advisory body, is set to conclude its annual session Monday, an official statement said Sunday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday called for deepening military-civilian integration, while highlighting sci-tech innovation as the key to military upgrading.
The fifth session of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee will hold its closing meeting at the Great Hall of the People Monday morning.
The top government official of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region said on Sunday the westernmost region has been "resolutely and forcefully" fighting terrorism to maintain stability.
Chinese Minister of Education Chen Baosheng answers questions at a press conference on education reform and development for the fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress in Beijing, capital of China, March 12, 2017.
Unveiling unprecedented opening-up measures, China is poised to open its door wider to the world amid a growing tide of protectionism and anti-globalization sentiments.
The third plenary meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 12, 2017.
China will step up the trials of intellectual property rights (IPR) cases this year to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship, a work report of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) said Sunday.
China's judicial organs pledged to draw lessons from wrongful convictions and prevent such cases amid efforts to advance rule of law, said a work report of the Supreme People's Court to be delivered Sunday.
China's court system concluded 45,000 graft cases in 2016, implicating 63,000 people, a work report of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) said Sunday.
China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) on Sunday vowed to create a "safe and stable" social environment for a key Communist Party of China (CPC) congress set to convene in Beijing in the second half of this year.
Chinese President Xi Jinping attended a gathering with ethnic minority lawmakers and political advisors Saturday evening on the sidelines of the annual national legislative and political consultative sessions.
Chinese Science and Technology Minister Wan Gang and Secretary-General Xu Jianpei take questions on innovation-driven development at a press conference for the fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress in Beijing, capital of China, March 11, 2017.
Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan, vice ministers Wang Shouwen and Qian Keming take questions at a press conference on structural adjustments and innovation for the fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress in Beijing, capital of China, March 11, 2017.
The fourth plenary meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 11, 2017.
China is highly alert of redundant construction and overcapacity risks in its robotics industry amid rapid development, a senior regulating official said Saturday.
Chinese regulator on Saturday offered detailed clarifications on the "Made in China 2025" plan, stressing equal treatment for domestic and foreign companies after a European business group criticized the strategy for discrimination against foreign firms.
In Xiaotuoluo Village in southwest China's Guizhou Province, women of the Miao ethnic minority sing folk songs while embroidering fish tails, dragon heads and butterflies.
China on Friday again urged the Republic of Korea (ROK) to stop the deployment of a U.S. missile shield.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday lauded the efficiency of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) mechanism, calling on the six LMC countries to build a community of shared future.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that a "great wall of iron" to safeguard national unity, ethnic solidarity and social stability should be built in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Four press conferences are scheduled for Saturday at the media center for the Fifth Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC).
China on Friday opened a news website for the Belt and Road Forum, which will be hosted by the country in May.
China's overall leverage level is "not very high", central bank officials said here Friday, while voicing concerns over excessive corporate debt level.
The dropping trend in China's foreign exchange reserve is a normal phenomenon, the country's central bank chief said Friday.
Chinese currency, the yuan, will "automatically" stabilize this year amid a firming economy and global confidence in the country's growth prospects, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said Friday.
Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong on Thursday said that the Chinese government attaches great importance to upholding women's rights and interests, keeping gender equity in center.
China's current strong economic momentum is likely to maintain its growth target of around 6.5 percent for 2017, but the country needs implement more reforms to embark on a more inclusive and sustainable growth path, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday.
China on Thursday issued a plan to boost the development of its service trade and ease the service trade deficit by 2020.
China is planning to build a deep-sea "space station" capable of accommodating dozens of people and able to reach depths of 1000 meters, according to Yan Kai, director of the State Key Laboratory for Manned Deep-sea Equipment, reported by Science and Technology Daily.
China's volume of international trade in cultural products and services reached 88.52 billion US dollars last year, achieving a surplus of 68.8 billion US dollars, new Ministry of Commerce statistics show.
Economic relations with China have brought substantial benefits to the United States, creating jobs and profits for U.S. businesses, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.
China on Thursday urged parties in northern Myanmar clashes to exercise restraint and immediately cease fire in order to maintain peace and stability near the China-Myanmar border.
Chinese political advisors put their heads together on Thursday to offer suggestions for the nation's economic progress and ecological preservation.
China's consumer inflation eased sharply in February after price distortions created by the festival season faded, leaving the central bank with leeway on interest rate policy.
Scientists have made significant progress towards building the first complex artificial life from scratch.
Premier Li Keqiang and other leaders on Thursday discussed economic upgrading, Belt and Road Initiative, people's congress system, poverty alleviation, anti-corruption campaign and other topics with national lawmakers.
China's centrally administered state-owned enterprises (SOEs) performed well in the first two months of 2017 thanks to a stabilizing economy and better management, the state assets regulator said Thursday.
The fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) will hold a plenary meeting Friday morning to deliberate the draft general provisions of the civil law.
China on Thursday urged the United States to act properly for the healthy development of bilateral trade relations.
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will attend the "Belt and Road" summit in Beijing in May, Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn said Thursday.
China is heading into the right direction for tackling air pollution, as proved by the improvement of air quality over the past few years, Minister of Environmental Protection Chen Jining said Thursday.
China's centrally-administered state-owned enterprises (SOEs) performed well in the first two months of 2017, with combined profits up 29.1 percent year-on-year to 168.59 billion yuan (about 24.37 billion U.S. dollars), state assets regulator said Thursday.
A group of Chinese human rights scholars on Wednesday elaborated the idea of a community of shared future for mankind in the context of human rights governance, saying interpretation of human rights ideas cannot be taken out of their cultural contexts.
Huawei, China Mobile, Deutsche Telecom and Volkswagen on Wednesday gave their vision of the future of 5G networks with the publication of the book "5G Service Guaranteed Network Slicing", Huawei Spain informed in a statement.
Chinese travel agencies on Wednesday charmed tourism dealers at a key travel trade show in Berlin, featuring the Silk Road destinations.
Researchers have developed an experimental oral delivery system that may one day allow patients to self-administer vaccines without using needles, according to a proof-of-concept study released Wednesday.
A research team in London and Southampton have developed a new system using 3-D which will help find better treatments for sufferers of tuberculosis (TB), the Medical Research Council(MRC) in Britain announced Wednesday.
The Chinese Embassy in South Sudan on Wednesday donated a batch of medicine and medical equipment to the Al-Shabbah Children's Hospital in the capital of Juba.
China is home to more than 220 million people over the age of 60 in China, or 16.1 percent of the population, and the numbers are growing. As the population ages, the country faces the challenge of building a more sustainable pension system.
China has launched operation "Sky Net 2017" to hunt down corruption suspects who have fled abroad and recover their ill-gotten gains, authorities said in a meeting Tuesday.
Organ donation has become a lot easier in China thanks to a simplified registration process brought about by collaboration with the nationally used Alipay online payment platform.
China and Russia are cooperating on marine technology in the China-Mongolia-Russia economic corridor under the Belt and Road Initiative.
Chinese police Wednesday escorted a fugitive from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the first time since the two nations signed an extradition treaty in 2004, according to the public security authority.
Candidates standing for election of National People's Congress (NPC) deputies from the Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions (SARs) should bear allegiance to China and declare not receiving foreign funds in relation to the election, say drafts on election methods to be submitted to China's national legislature.
China will give more seats in its national legislature to workers, farmers, professionals and women, said a draft decision submitted to lawmakers for review on Wednesday.
FC Barcelona produced the greatest fightback in the history of the Champions league when they defeated Paris Saint Germain (PSG) 6-1 in the second leg of their Champions League last 16 tie in the Camp Nou Stadium to qualify 6-5 on aggregate.
The world has come to a crossroads in 2017, as globalization backpedaled in America and Europe while tensions continued to brew on the Korean Peninsula and some other places.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that the country should form a poverty relief mechanism with long-lasting effects and contain formalism in poverty reduction.
Chinese Minister of Environmental Protection Chen Jining will meet the press at the media center of the fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at 4:15 p.m. Thursday.
China and the United States should make concerted efforts to maintain the steady and healthy development of their relations in the face of new challenges, observers have said.
Li Yan, head coach of the Chinese short track speed skating team, celebrated the International Women's Day by working. She was busy trying on new home-made skates for the team, as part of preparation for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
If it had not been for Fan Jinshi and her team, the world cultural heritage at Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes in a remote Chinese desert might have long been destroyed by sand, weather or humans.
On Wednesday, the International Women's Day, department stores, shopping malls and online shopping sites in China are readying themselves for the holiday to attract women and get them to spend on various gifts, clothing, and cosmetics.
China's top legislator on Wednesday pledged further conformity to the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee with Xi Jinping as the core.
Chinese President Xi Jinping extended greetings to women on Wednesday, the International Women's Day, on the sidelines of China's ongoing "two sessions."
Wanda Sports will kick off China's Ironman 70.3 season in Liuzhou, a city known as a lush, mountainous paradise in China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
China has issued more than 680 personal safety protection orders since its anti-domestic violence law was enacted, the Supreme People's Court (SPC) said Wednesday.
National lawmakers on Wednesday started to deliberate draft general provisions of civil law, which, if adopted, will bring the country one step closer to a long-absent civil code.
Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC), delivers a work report of the NPC Standing Committee during the second plenary meeting of the fifth session of the 12th NPC at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 8, 2017. (Xinhua/Xie Huanchi)
China's national legislature calls for uniting closely around the Communist Party of China Central Committee with Xi Jinping as the core, according to a work report of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee to be delivered Wednesday.
Chinese legislators will revise the law on administrative supervision to turn it into a national supervision law this year, according to a work report of the national legislature on Wednesday.
National lawmakers on Wednesday will start deliberating the draft general provisions of civil law, which, if adopted, will bring the country one step closer to a long-absent civil code.
China has signed agreements on production capacity cooperation with more than 30 countries amid efforts to facilitate its industrial restructuring and upgrading, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday.
China will never allow hard-won stability in the South China Sea to be disturbed or undermined again, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday.
New media have built a bridge between the Foreign Ministry and the public, making China's diplomacy more down-to-earth, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday urged Japan "to adopt the right frame of mind" and be sensible to see and accept China's development and revitalization.
China's exports in yuan-denominated terms rose 4.2 percent year on year in February, while imports up by 44.7 percent, customs data showed on Wednesday.
Instead of seeking to become a global leader, China will shoulder more responsibility and contribute more to world peace and growth, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday.
There will be no weakening in China's support for Africa no matter how the international situation or world economy may evolve, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday.
China will continue to support the European integration process, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit to Switzerland-based international organizations sent out a very clear message of China's strong support for multilateralism and China's strong commitment to the UN-centered international system, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday that China will continue to be an anchor of international stability, an engine of global growth, a champion of peace and development and a contributor to global governance.
The Belt and Road Initiative has become the most popular public goods and the platform for international cooperation with the brightest prospects in the world, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday.
China, the United States and Russia should work with one another and pursue win-win outcomes, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday.
Deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in the Republic of Korea is obviously a "wrong choice", Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday.
There is no basis in international law for the Taiwan region to establish or maintain so-called "diplomatic relations" with any country, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday at a press conference.
The BRICS mechanism will not lose its luster but will shine more brightly, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday at a press conference.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday that China will continue to be an anchor of international stability, an engine of global growth, a champion of peace and development and a contributor to global governance.
China proposed "double suspension" to defuse the looming crisis on the Korean Peninsula, said Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday said the China-U.S. relationship is transitioning steadily and developing in a positive direction.
The Belt and Road Initiative has become the most popular public goods and the best platform for international cooperation with the brightest prospects in the world, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday.
BEIJING, March 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi extended greetings to women on Wednesday, International Women's Day.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday meets the press on the sidelines of the national legislature annual session.
The 2nd Plenary Session of the 5th Session of the 12th National People’s Congress will be convened at 3:00 pm on Wednesday March 8th, 2017 at the Great Hall of the People(GHP).
Press Center of the 5th Session of the 12th National People’s Congress(NPC) will invite Mr.Wang Yi, Minister of Foreign Affairs to hold a press conference on China’s foreign policy and foreign relations at Multi-functional Conference Hall, Media Center at 10:00 am on Wednesday March 8th, 2016.
A new rule taking effect on March 15th will see more fines levied on people who drop litter from a running vehicle in Liuzhou, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, reports Beijing Youth Daily.
The Philippines welcomes China's Belt and Road Initiative policy, an ambitious effort to link Asia, Europe and Africa through the construction of massive infrastructure such as railways and ports, government officials and analysts have said.
A total of 1,800 Australian sheep embryos have found surrogate mothers in northern China's Tianjin Municipality.
Journalists covering the annual sessions of China's national legislature and top political advisory body are attracted by some virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) products.
China plans to promote the use of information technology in tourism to boost the sector's growth by 2020, according to a government plan released Tuesday.
The world economy is expected to slightly pick up in 2017, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said Tuesday, warning that increasing protectionism and divergent financial policies are likely to cloud the growth prospects.
Brazil's GDP fell by 3.6 percent in 2016, marking the second consecutive slump for Latin America's largest economy, the government announced Tuesday.
A Chinese naval fleet on Tuesday returned to a port in Sanya city on Hainan Island after a high sea drill.
China's forex reserves rose slightly in February, expanding for the first time since June, official data showed on Tuesday.
China on Tuesday reiterated its opposition to the deployment of a U.S. missile shield in the Republic of Korea (ROK).
China has moved to channel more energy into risk control in its financial sector after the slowing economy showed more signs of warming due to pro-growth measures.
The All-China Women's Federation held a gathering attended by Chinese women from various circles and foreign diplomats here on Tuesday ahead of International Women's Day.
Real economy, SOEs crucial for development of NE province: Xi
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will meet the press at the media center of the fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
A plenary meeting of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) deputies from Jiangsu Province was opened to media during the annual NPC session in Beijing, capital of China.
China is pondering tax deduction for two-child family, Finance Minister Xiao Jie said Tuesday.
Li Jin works in his office in southwest China's Chengdu city for 14 hours a day, while his wife and child live on the other side of the world in Britain.
Retired Chinese sports icons Yao Ming and Liu Xiang said on Tuesday that the function of competitive sports in China need to be redefined, and its foundations made more solid.
Two Chinese artists will soon present their experiments in ink at Asia Week in New York.
The line between painting and photography has blurred in conceptual artist Fu Wenjun's works.
Chinese Finance Minister Xiao Jie Tuesday shrugged off concerns over China's military transparency, saying there was no opacity in the country's defense budget.
China's fiscal deficit target this year is proactive and prudent, Finance Minister Xiao Jie said Tuesday.
China's finance minister on Tuesday reiterated confidence in controlling debt risks despite some irregularities in local governments' financing activities.
Tax cuts and employment were heatedly discussed by China's political advisors in a panel discussion on Premier Li Keqiang's 2017 government work report delivered during the annual two sessions.
Chinese investments in the frontier markets have the potential to mitigate repercussions from global economic uncertainties, an expert said here Monday.
China's domestic underwater glider reached a depth of 6,329 meters during a mission in the Mariana Trench, breaking the previous record of 6,000 meters held by a U.S. vessel, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
China's science and technology sector has been surging forward rapidly over the past decade, according to a leading Australian scientist.
China plans to launch six to eight BeiDou-3 satellites in 2017, according to a senior designer of the satellite navigation system.
More teams should be absorbed into China's football leagues for fostering more talented professionals and upgrading the national teams, said Zhang Jindong, the owner of Chinese Super League giant Jiangsu Suning, here on Monday.
China is looking for a foreign coach for its national men's volleyball team, striving for a full participation in volleyball at Tokyo Olympics, said Li Quanqiang, director of the volleyball department of China's General Administration of Sport, here on Monday.
Chinese paddler Zhang Jike pulled out from the team trials for the World Table Tennis Championships, scheduled to be held in Dusseldorf, Germany in May, due to his foot injury here on Monday.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the first ever stage production based on J.K. Rowling's famous wizard boy, picked up a record 11 nominations on Monday at the city's Olivier Awards.
Oil prices traded mixed Monday on rising U.S. production and the possibility for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to extend cuts.
China on Monday questioned the findings of a United States human rights report and cautioned against using the issue of human rights to interfere in China's internal affairs.
Aired on national broadcaster China Central Television since last month, "The Readers" features both public figures and ordinary people simply reading a piece of work they have chosen themselves. It has been described as "a breath of fresh air".
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and his mother, former Queen Norodom Monineath, on Monday.
Australian media have devoted much coverage to the Chinese government work report delivered by Premier Li Keqiang to the annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC) on Sunday, stressing that China's sustained growth will benefit Australia.
The Chinese government is capable of achieving its growth target of around 6.5 percent for 2017, which will be favorable for the global economy, an official of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said Monday.
China's mobile service operators will eliminate charges for domestic roaming and long-distance calls as data services become their major source of revenue.
China is aiming to improve public services for its elderly population by 2020, according to a government plan unveiled Monday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday called for more efforts to create a favorable environment for innovation and entrepreneurship and seek new driving forces for the economy.
China should be vigilant about all kinds of financial risks as market development brings new products and new situations, Yang Kaisheng, a special advisor to China Banking Regulatory Commission, said Monday.
Three press conferences will be held at the media center of the fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress Tuesday, on March 7.
Chinese leaders have told national lawmakers during the major annual political sessions that the country will open up like never before.
China's 2017 defense spending is budgeted to grow 7 percent, an official with the Ministry of Finance said Monday.
A plenary meeting of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) deputies from Shanghai Municipality was opened to media during the annual NPC session in Beijing, capital of China.
A plenary meeting of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) deputies from Guangdong Province was opened to media during the annual NPC session in Beijing, capital of China.
A plenary meeting of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) deputies from Chongqing Municipality was opened to media during the annual NPC session in Beijing, capital of China.
Minister of the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development Mr. Liu Yongfu will hold a press conference at Multi-functional Conference Hall, Media Center at 4:15 pm on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017. They will take questions on poverty alleviation program.
Minister of Agriculture Mr. Han Changbfu, and Vice-minister of Agriculture Mr.Zhang Taolin will jointly hold a press conference at Multi-functional Conference Hall, Media Center at 10:45 am on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017. They will take questions on promote agricultural structure reform on supply-side.
Minister of Finance Mr. Xiao Jie and Assistant Minister Mr. Dai Bohua will jointly hold a press conference at Multi-functional Conference Hall,Media Center, at 9:00am on Tuesday March 7th, 2016. They will take questions on reform of fiscal and taxation system and financial work.
China has invested more than 50 billion U.S. dollars in countries along the Belt and Road since the nation proposed the initiative in 2013, a senior economic official said on Monday.
Head of China's top economic planning body said Monday that the economic growth target of around 6.5 percent set for 2017 is both necessary and attainable.
Mr. He Lifen, Director of the National Development and Reform Commission will hold a press conference during the 5th Session of the 12th National People’s Congress at the Multi-function Hall of Media Center at 10am on March 6th, 2016 (Monday).
The first press conference is to be held at 3 pm, on March 6, 2017 at Press Conference Hall on the 1st floor of the Great Hall of the People. Five CPPCC members LI Yining, CHEN Xiwen, YANG Kaisheng, CHANG Zhenming and QIAN Yingyi are invited to talk about promoting stable and healthy economic growth.
The vast majority of Greeks want a leaner public sector, fewer taxes and Greece's stay in the eurozone to overcome the seven-year debt crisis, according to a survey released on Sunday.
The Iranian president and his visiting Azeri counterpart hailed Sunday the growing trend of bilateral relations and the launch of railway links to boost regional economy.
An international team of researchers has found that rain and snow may play a more important role than how hot or cold it is for the evolution of plants and animals.
Chinese divers clinched three golds and two silvers at the FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2017 at the National Aquatics Center, the "Water Cube" on Sunday.
A 200,000-square-meter building complex in Beijing's Haidian District was dismantled earlier this week as a year-long campaign in the Chinese capital kicked off to control overcrowding and disordered development.
Paulinho contributed two goals to Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao on Sunday, helping the defending champion of the Chinese Super League (CSL) edge Beijing Guoan 2-1 in the first round of the CSL 2017.
Jimmer Fredette's 50 points seemed useless in Shanghai's 95-102 overtime home defeat to Shenzhen and the guests beat Shanghai 3-2 in the best-of-five 2016-2017 CBA playoff quarterfinals here on Sunday.
The Ministry of Culture said it organized more than 2,000 events to celebrate this year's Spring Festival in over 500 cities of more than 140 countries and regions.
FAW Group, a leading Chinese automaker, said that sales surged at the start of the year on the back of expanding sales outlets.
Senior Chinese leaders on Sunday joined national legislators in deliberating the government work report, stressing the main theme of "seeking progress while maintaining stability."
China's pilot reform of supervisory system in three provincial-level regions will pave the way for national legislation, Minister of Supervision Yang Xiaodu said Sunday.
Numerical targets to reduce coal and steel production capacity have, for the first time, been set in the annual Chinese government work report.
China on Sunday highlighted economic and social stability in 2017 as vital to maintaining growth, ensuring employment, and counteracting risks from both home and abroad.
President Xi Jinping said Sunday that China will stick to the all-round opening-up policy, and continue to liberalize and facilitate trade and investment.
China's "sharing economy" took off in 2016 with a 103-percent increase in transaction volume, according to a new report.
The year 2017 is bound to be unusual as the world is experiencing many uncertainties and the international order faces profound adjustments.
Top Communist Party of China and state leaders Xi Jinping (3rd L, front), Li Keqiang (3rd R, front), Yu Zhengsheng (2nd L, front), Liu Yunshan (2nd R, front), Wang Qishan (1st L, front) and Zhang Gaoli (1st R, front) attend the opening meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 5, 2017.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday pledged to continue reforms to attain the economic growth target of about 6.5 percent this year despite challenges ahead.
China will push its drive to cut overcapacity in bloated sectors, with targets to slash steel production capacity by around 50 million tonnes and coal by at least 150 million tonnes this year, according to a government work report available to the media Sunday morning ahead of the annual parliamentary session.
FC Barcelona remained top of the Liga Santander and gave themselves a major morale boost ahead of Wednesday's Champions League game against Paris Saint German when they beat Celta Vigo 5-0 on Saturday night.
China will pursue a more proactive and effective fiscal policy with government fiscal deficit projected to be 3 percent of its GDP, according to a government work report available to the media on Sunday.
China will make greater efforts this year to implement innovation-driven development strategy, upgrade the structure of the real economy, and improve its performance and competitiveness, a government work report said Sunday.
The Chinese government is confident that current global and domestic challenges will be overcome, according to a report to be delivered by Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday.
China aims to cut the energy consumption per unit of GDP by at least 3.4 percent in 2017, while targeting continued reductions in the emission of major pollutants, according to a government work report available to the media ahead of the annual parliamentary session Sunday.
China pledged to markedly bring down PM2.5 density in key areas in 2017 in a government work report available to the media Sunday morning.
China will advance key reforms in the financial sector, fiscal and tax systems, and streamline government functions to boost the internal forces driving development, according to the 2017 government work report.
China will pursue a prudent and neutral monetary policy in 2017, with the M2 money supply to grow by around 12 percent, according to a government work report to be delivered at the annual parliamentary session Sunday.
Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC), presides over the opening meeting of the fifth session of China's 12th NPC in Beijing, capital of China, March 5, 2017.
China will take targeted policies to cut excessive real estate inventory in the third- and fourth-tier cities and support residents to buy homes for personal use, according to a government work report delivered at the annual parliamentary session Sunday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers a government work report during the opening meeting of the fifth session of China's 12th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, capital of China, March 5, 2017.
China has set its GDP growth target at around 6.5 percent for 2017, compared with a target range of 6.5-7 percent for 2016, according to a government work report distributed to the media on Sunday.
The 12th National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, opened its fifth session Sunday morning at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and other senior leaders on Saturday joined political advisors in their panel discussions concerning the nation's economic and social development.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday called on intellectuals to make greater contribution to the nation's development.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday called on the country's intellectuals to play a bigger part in contributing to its development.
A Chinese commerce ministry official has rejected a recent U.S. ruling on Chinese steel products imports as "groundless."
Chinese top legislator presides over 92nd meeting of chairman and vice-chairpersons of 12th NPC Standing Committee
Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC), presides over a preparatory meeting for the fifth session of the 12th NPC at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 4, 2017.
China values the current international order with the United Nations at the center and actively participates in international affairs, a spokesperson for the top legislature annual session said Saturday.
China and India as the world's two largest developing countries should focus on enhancing mutual understanding and boosting cooperation rather than dwelling on disputes, said a spokesperson for China's top legislature Saturday.
The latest data point to a firming Chinese economy, but the progress of reforms will be key for sustained strength and containing risk.
The Chinese currency yuan is experiencing two-way fluctuations and market expectations are stable for its future trend, central bank deputy governor Pan Gongsheng told reporters on Saturday.
A spokesman for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) government said on Saturday that foreign governments should not interfere in the internal affairs of the Hong Kong SAR.
A special court for environmental cases has been established in northwest China's Qinghai Province to provide legal service for environmental protection work in the Sanjiangyuan area.
China's electronic information industry continued to grow quickly last year, with its value-added output expanding 10 percent year on year, the latest official data showed.
There is no plan to submit a property tax bill to lawmakers for deliberation this year, a spokesperson for the annual session of China's top legislature said Saturday.
If challenges are posed to the relations between China and the United States, China will take them as they come, a spokesperson told a press conference Saturday.
U.S. Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen on Friday signaled that an interest rate hike in this month's monetary policy will likely be appropriate, if the economy progresses in line with officials' expectation.
The National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, will continue exchanges with the U.S. Congress this year to boost communication and understanding, a spokesperson for the NPC annual session said Saturday.
The annual session of China's top legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC), is scheduled to open Sunday morning in Beijing, a spokesperson told a press conference Saturday.
China will raise its defense budget by around 7 percent this year, a spokesperson for the annual session of the country's top legislature said Saturday, compared to last year's 7.6 percent.
A Chinese envoy to the UN on Friday called on international community to step up efforts to combat illegal trade in wildlife through law enforcement.
China's first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 is expected to dock with the orbiting Tiangong-2 space lab three times after its planned launch in April, sources said Saturday.
Following are the schedules for the fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) and the fifth session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on Saturday, March 4.
China raised the curtain on its annual political season on Friday, with top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng pledging conformity to the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee with Xi Jinping as the core.
China on Friday raised the curtains for its annual political high season, with the top political advisor pledging further conformity to the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee with Xi Jinping as the core.
Chinese leaders attend opening meeting of 5th session of 12th CPPCC National Committee
China's securities regulator has published guidelines to support the issuance of green bonds, pledging less red tape and more efforts to supervise the use of funds.
China has established the world's largest 5G test field in the race to standardize the mobile communication technology, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said Friday.
More CEOs in China are optimistic about their companies' growth prospects, a private survey has showed, as the economy gained a firm footing in the beginning of the year.
The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) has become a Trojan horse in South Korea as the conservative bloc is seeking to hold a "THAAD" presidential election on the fall in public support, a South Korean expert said Friday.
China has expressed its serious concern to parties involved in the joint military drill by the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United States, which brought the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and other U.S. strategic assets to the Korean Peninsula.
A press conference of the 5th Session of the 12th National People's Congress will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, March 4th, 2017 at the Press Conference Hall, 1st Floor of the Great Hall of the People (GHP). Spokesperson of the Session will take questions on the agenda of this session and the work of the National People’s Congress (NPC).
China's service sector slowed in February, with a private survey released Friday showing that an index for the sector fell from the previous month.
Private investment is among the hot topics to be discussed by Chinese political advisors as they meet in Beijing for the top advisory body's annual session, which opens Friday afternoon.
Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), delivers a report on the work of the CPPCC National Committee's Standing Committee at the fifth session of the 12th CPPCC National Committee at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 3, 2017.
China will adjust the growth pattern in foreign trade from simply expanding the volume to improving structural quality, China's new commerce minister Zhong Shan said on Friday.
China will adjust the growth pattern in foreign trade from simply expanding the volume to improving structural quality, China's new commerce minister Zhong Shan said on Friday.
China's system of people's congresses is in the spotlight again as the fifth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), the country's top legislature, will open Sunday.
China's top political advisory body started its annual session Friday in Beijing, ushering in a political high season that will continue with the opening of the country's top legislature Sunday.
China released standard names and descriptions of the Diaoyu Island and its affiliated isles on March 3, 2012.
The Opening of the Fifth Session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) will be held at 3 pm on March 3, 2017 at the Great Hall of the People. Journalists from home and abroad covering the session with CPPCC press cards are welcome to attend.
East China's coastal city of Xiamen officially launched the country's first rail route to Europe on a smart and secure trade lanes (SSTL) program.
Tesla's revenue from China more than tripled to $1.07 billion last year, rekindling faith that the country will eventually become the company's biggest market as predicted by Tesla boss Elon Musk.
New evidence has emerged that prehistoric hominids in northern China might have been hybrids of the indigenous population and Europeans, challenging the popular view of humankind's African origin.
Argentine football great Diego Maradona could accept a position as a national football advisor in China, according to the World Cup winner's lawyer.
China's Internet giant Baidu inaugurated a national deep learning technology lab in Beijing on Thursday to boost research in the field.
The Mobile World Congress (MWC) closed on Thursday after four days of exhibition, in which Chinese companies actively participated.
China, Canada and the U.S. will account for 53 percent of investments in the Peruvian mining sector in the next few years, according to the new guide for mining investments published Wednesday.
The Chinese Football Association (CFA) is pushing back against reports that Marcello Lippi, coach of the Chinese men's national team, was unsatisfied with CFA recruiting coaches for their youth squads and development ideas for the national teams.
China will launch a space station core module in 2018 as the first step in completing the country's first space outpost, according to a senior engineer with China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. (CASC) on Thursday.
China will conduct nationwide safety checks on coal mines this year to prevent major accidents, the State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) said Thursday.
A permanent fishing ban in all 279 aquatic reserves along the Yangtze River has begun, as China races to revive the flagging ecosystem of its largest river.
China's procuratorates secured the return of 43 fugitive suspects from abroad in the first 11 months of 2016, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) revealed on Thursday.
China values freedom and safety of navigation in the South China Sea more than any other country, a spokesperson for the top political advisory body said Thursday.
China has accepted the largest number of foreign students in Asia, according to the country's Ministry of Education.
Britain must obey laws of the European Union (EU) on free movement until it leaves the bloc, EU lawmakers stressed in a plenary here on Thursday.
Snap made its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Thursday, in the largest technology initial public offering since Alibaba.
Recently a contestant on a televised talent show, Zhao Lei's performance has helped bring folk music back to center stage in China.
China will launch a space station core module in 2018 as the first step in completing the country's first space outpost, according to a senior engineer with China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. (CASC) on Thursday.
China will continue to act against fake goods sold on the Internet as the e-commerce boom continues, an official said on Thursday.
China values trade ties with the Republic of Korea (ROK) but firmly opposes the deployment of the THAAD missile system in the ROK, a commerce official said Thursday.
Media Center Hotel in Beijing has been unusually busy since Thursday as Chinese and foreign journalists gather there to report on the "two sessions."
China values the freedom and safety of navigation in the South China Sea more than any other country, a spokesperson for the annual session of the top political advisory body said Thursday.
Having made headlines at the Davos World Economic Forum with his vigorous defense of globalization, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to take the spotlight in another gathering with global influence: the "two sessions" in Beijing.
China's economy is expected to remain the strongest engine for world economic growth in 2017, a spokesperson of the top political advisory body said Thursday.
The National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country's top political advisory body, will open its annual session at 3:00 p.m. Friday in Beijing, a spokesperson told a press conference Thursday.
Almost a century on, the Red Mansion, a landmark of China's New Culture Movement, still attracts hoards of young people.
The National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country's top political advisory body, will open its annual session Friday in Beijing, a spokesperson told a press conference Thursday.
The National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) held a press conference on Thursday afternoon, one day ahead of the top political advisory body's annual session.
Deputies to the National People's Congress (NPC) are heading to Beijing for the top legislature's annual session, which will open on Sunday.
Six people died and more than 20 were injured after stormy weather hit east China's Jiangsu Province Wednesday afternoon, local authorities said Thursday
The Press Conference of the Fifth Session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) will be held at 15:00 on March 2, 2017 at Press Conference Hall on the first floor of the Great Hall of the People. Mr. Wang Guoqing, the spokesman of the session, will brief journalists on the session and take questions. Journalists from home and abroad are welcome to attend.
China's central bank on Wednesday announced lending worth 393.5 billion yuan (57.2 billion U.S. dollars) in February via the medium-term lending facility (MLF) to keep liquidity basically stable.
Scientists at Manchester announced a breakthrough Wednesday in the development of magical computers that grow as they compute.
Leading companies are showcasing at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) the first signs of the 5G era, a technology that China has played an important role in developing.
Jiaolong, China's manned submersible, on Tuesday descended to 3,117 meters below sea level while operating in the northwestern Indian Ocean.
A senior Chinese diplomat on Wednesday stressed that in order to promote and protect human rights, all countries should join hands to build a community of a shared future for human beings, to work together for the realization of peace, development and win-win cooperation for all.
Members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee have started to gather in Beijing for the top political advisory body's annual session, which is scheduled to open Friday.
A stricter smoking ban took effect on Wednesday in Shanghai, banning smoking in indoor public places, workplaces and public transport.
A China-Myanmar tourism cooperation forum, the first of its kind, kicked off in Myanmar's capital of Nay Pyi Taw Wednesday.
China on Wednesday announced guidelines to improve its public services in the next few years.
Chinese has been added to the graduation exam list by an Italian high school and 29 students will take the test this year, the Guangming Daily reports quoting Italian local media.
The nomination period for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR)'s fifth term chief executive election ended on Wednesday, with altogether three candidates qualified to run for the vote to be held late March.
China on Wednesday announced favorable measures to develop tourism for rural areas in poverty.
China's Ambassador to the U.S. Cui Tiankai has written back to about 20 American elementary students to thank them for their complimentary comments on China's efforts to protect elephants, the Chinese embassy said Wednesday.
The average density of PM 2.5, fine particulate matter that causes smog, in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region dropped by 26.5 micrograms per cubic meter, or 30 percent, from 2013 to 2016, according to satellite data released by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on Wednesday.
Southwest China's Chengdu city started freight trains to Belarus on Wednesday, the first of the city's planned 150 freight trains to countries such as Belarus, Russia and Lithuania this year.
Senior leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Liu Yunshan has underscored that intra-Party political life cannot develop healthily without a sound political culture and clean political environment.
Members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee are heading to Beijing for the top advisory body's annual session, which will open Friday.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday unveiled his plans for a "new chapter" of Europe, ushering in an era of soul-searching for the bloc hit hard by Brexit.
China on Wednesday released its strategy on cyberspace cooperation.
Despite rising labor, land and logistics costs, Chinese manufacturers face a moment of opportunity.
China's manufacturing sector expanded for the seventh month in a row, evidence that the world's second largest economy is stabilizing amid an uncertain global outlook.
China on Wednesday said the public's will is vital to its ties with the Republic of Korea (ROK) as bilateral relations are strained by the ROK's plan to deploy THAAD.
The latest figures from the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MHRSS) show that China managed to create jobs more than 13 million urban jobs for four consecutive years, despite downward pressure and industrial restructuring in the Chinese economy.
Chinese tech firm Xiaomi launched its first smartphone processor on Tuesday, becoming the fourth company in the world capable of producing both smartphones and chips.
Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli on Friday called for coherent efforts to ensure the preparatory work for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games are green, inclusive, open and clean.
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) have extended their collaboration on the "Belt and Road" Chinese portal a year after its official launch, said the two parties in a joint media release on Wednesday.
China's registered urban unemployment rate stood at 4.02 percent at the end of 2016, well within the target range, official data showed Wednesday.
The museum's souvenirs range from rulers, bookmarks with Lu Xun cartoon, and teacups with lotus sketches by the late iconic writer.
"Resident Evil: The Final Chapter," a Sony Pictures action movie, topped the Chinese box office in the week ending Feb. 26, earning 638 million yuan (92.8 million U.S. dollars), China Film News reported Wednesday.
China established its first national assets trading platform for public private partnership (PPP) on Tuesday in northern port city of Tianjin.
Policy decisions by China's top legislature and top political advisory body have an impact on the world at large, two leading Peruvian political observers have said.
Top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng on Tuesday asked the country's political advisors to stick to the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and socialism.
A collection of stunning jewelry, unearthed by two metal detector enthusiasts, was described Tuesday as the earliest example of Iron Age gold ever discovered in Britain.
Penn Badgley, best known for his role in American television series Gossip Girl, has married singer Domino Kirke.
Beijing is set to ban the flying of small aircraft as the most important annual political meetings get under way this week.
China will extend its Pearl River fishing ban to four months from the previous two months to better protect its fishery resources and ecological environment.
China unveiled two domestic state-of-the-art marine geological survey vessels in Shanghai Tuesday.
Chinese Ambassador Yu Hong said on Tuesday that China is hoping Nepal will soon become member of the Belt and Road Initiative.
China on Tuesday said it hoped that Poland would continue to play a positive role in developing China's cooperation with Europe, as well as with Central Eastern European (CEE) countries.
More Chinese are set to go on more road trips in France, after China and the country signed a reciprocal driving license agreement last week, according to a popular online Chinese travel agency on Tuesday.
China beat its annual target by lifting 12.4 million people out of poverty in 2016, official data showed Tuesday.
China's State Council on Tuesday issued a plan to expand its transport network during the 13th Five-year Plan (2016-2020).
More than four years after promising a great renewal of the Chinese nation, while making sure China stands tall in the world and the Communist Party of China (CPC) runs itself with strict discipline, Xi Jinping's insights on China's political and economic development are revitalizing China's modernization drive.
People across Taiwan on Tuesday marked a civilian uprising that occured on the island 70 years ago, mourning the victims and calling for an understanding of the true nature of the event.
China welcomes foreign companies investing in the country and will always respect and protect their rights and interests, but their operation should be in compliance with laws and regulations, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Tuesday.
The UN Security Council on Tuesday failed to adopt a draft resolution aiming to impose sanctions over alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria as Russia and China vetoed it.
China and the U.S. on Tuesday expressed the willingness to enhance dialogues and exchanges on all levels with an aim to broaden cooperation in regional and global affairs.
In a world beset by unpredictabilities, China has stood firm in its pledge for stability and progress, and with each year it has continued to solidify its role as a key engine driving global growth.
China will stick to the basic tone of "seeking progress while maintaining stability" in this year's economic work to ensure stable and healthy development of the economy, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will meet with Ri Kil Song, vice foreign minister of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), a spokesman said on Tuesday.
WTO members on Monday hailed the entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) as a historic achievement at a meeting of the General Council.
The overall quality of baby formula in China has improved, but the government has said it will further regulate brands, labeling, and advertising in the market, said Bi Jingquan, director of the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), at a press conference held by the State Council Information Office on Monday.
Fengyun-4, the first of China's second-generation geostationary orbiting weather satellites, has sent its first collection of images and data.
The marketing program for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) was officially launched by the organizers here on Monday.
China's foreign exchange regulator said Monday that it had recently uncovered a number of illegal forex trade cases, and vowed to step up market regulation this year.
Researchers have conducted a large, international, multi-institutional study to uncover new information about similarities and differences underlying various neurodevelopmental disorders including autism, intellectual impairments, developmental delays, attention deficits, tic disorders and language difficulties.
A public exhibition displaying the designs for a national holocaust memorial close to the Houses of Parliament here have gone on show at Westminster.
China's home-developed Wing-Loong II, the new reconnaissance and strike multi-role endurance Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), successfully completed its maiden flight Monday.
China and Singapore on Monday pledged to strengthen cooperation in the "Belt and Road" Initiative.
The presence of Chinese companies in the free zone at the Khalifa Industrial City and Khalifa Port enhances the status of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in support of the Belt and Road initiative, said Mohammed Juma Al-Shamsi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports, in an interview with Xinhua.
China, the world's largest toy producer and exporter, is building a nationwide traceability system that will verify the safety and quality of products, Xinhua learnt Monday.
Members of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) began talks on Monday on a variety of issues including the possibility of creating a substantial regional free trade economic zone, in the first such talks since the United States ditched the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) under President Donald Trump.
The efficiency of Chinese courts has been improved by 20 percent since 2013, the Supreme People's Court (SPC) announced Monday.
China and Singapore on Monday agreed to further synergize development strategies and deepen mutually beneficial cooperation to advance their ties.
Companies ZTE and Sony launched on Monday their devices at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), being held from Monday to Thursday in Spain's northeastern city of Barcelona.
Trade agreements can help increase sales and support jobs in the agri-food sector of the European Union (EU), a new study released on Monday shows.
Remains of 20 Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War will be returned to China from the Republic of Korea (ROK) on March 22, 2017, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs Monday.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday met with visiting Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi at the White House, pledging to enhance bilateral high-level exchanges and cooperation in all areas.
China will more briskly introduce foreign investment, Commerce Minister Zhong Shan said Monday.
China opened its foreign exchange derivatives market to overseas non-central bank institutional investors on Monday.
A book featuring a selection of outcome documents from the G20 Hangzhou summit has been published by the Foreign Language Press, the publisher said Monday.
China will spend at least 2.6 trillion yuan (376.81 billion U.S. dollars) on transport infrastructure projects this year, data from the transport ministry showed Monday.
The Fifth Session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) will start on March 3.
China on Monday warned against the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system in the Republic of Korea (ROK), saying China's security interests should not be undermined.
With China's economic growth slowing for a sixth year in 2016 to a 26-year low, the world is watching as the government prepares to announce this year's growth target at the annual parliamentary session.
China will step up efforts to prevent the occurrence of disabilities and improve rehabilitation services for the country's 85 million disabled people, according to a regulation issued by the State Council.
The 2017 Academy Awards, the highest honors in the movie industry, were handed out at a ceremony in Hollywood on Sunday hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel.
The dragon raises its head on the second day of the second lunar month, which falls on February 27 this year.This day is also called Longtoujie (Dragon's Head Festival) or Chunlongjie (Spring Dragon's Festival).
Lacking an entrenched tradition in winter sports, China is scouting summer sports talent as it gears up for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
Chinese company Huawei launched in Spain's northeastern city of Barcelona on Sunday the P10 and P10 Plus on the occasion of the Mobile World Congress (MWC).
Two researchers, one in the United States and the other in Germany, claim they have found a better way to predict what personality traits might indicate a kid is at risk for drug or alcohol abuse.