President Xi departs for APEC meeting, state visits to PNG, Brunei, Philippines

Xi left Beijing on Thursday for Papua New Guinea (PNG), where he will pay a state visit and attend the 26th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting this weekend.

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  • Premier Li calls to promote free trade at 21st ASEAN '10+3' Summit

    Premier Li calls to promote free trade at 21st ASEAN '10+3' Summit

    Nov 15,2018

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called to take concrete actions to promote free trade in a speech at the 21st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-China, Japan and South Korea (10+3) leaders' meeting on Thursday.

  • Premier calls to upgrade China-NZ FTA

    Premier calls to upgrade China-NZ FTA

    Nov 15,2018

    The China-New Zealand free trade agreement, China's first such with a developed economy, should be upgraded to expand two-way trade and investment。

  • PBOC official highlights risk awareness

    PBOC official highlights risk awareness

    Nov 15,2018

    China will continually develop equity investment to provide medium and long-term financing and mobilize more resources under the Belt and Road Initiative, Chen Yulu, deputy governor of the People's Bank of China.

  • EBRD sees global role for the yuan

    EBRD sees global role for the yuan

    Nov 15,2018

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is interested in working with the Chinese monetary authority in developing local currency lending, backed by a further improved local capital market.

  • China, Singapore work to promote bilateral ties

    China, Singapore work to promote bilateral ties

    Nov 15,2018

    China is willing to work with Singapore to achieve new progress in China-ASEAN ties, Premier Li Keqiang said when meeting with Singaporean President Halimah Yacob on Wednesday.

  • China's Zotye Auto to sell SUVs on U.S. market in 2020

    China's Zotye Auto to sell SUVs on U.S. market in 2020

    Nov 15,2018

    Zotye Automobile, a Zhejiang-based privately-owned automaker in east China, is planning to launch at least two SUVs on the U.S.A Ford spokesman said Zotye's plans to enter the U.S. market are unrelated to its joint venture with the automaker on electric vehicles in China for that market, and declined to comment further.

  • J-20 now capable of aerial refueling

    J-20 now capable of aerial refueling

    Nov 15,2018

    China's most advanced stealth fighter jet, the J-20, is now ready for aerial refueling operations that will help the jet reach farther targets, as national television showcased the aircraft's embedded refueling probe on Tuesday.

  • President urges reform in military

    President urges reform in military

    Nov 15,2018

    President Xi Jinping has called for the military to reform its policy system to form a solid foundation in order to build a world-class force.

  • Study shows U.S. war cost since 9/11 may top 6 trillion dollars next year

    Study shows U.S. war cost since 9/11 may top 6 trillion dollars next year

    Nov 15,2018

    The United States has appropriated and is obligated to spend an estimated 5.9 trillion dollars on the war on terror through Fiscal Year 2019, including direct war and war-related spending and obligations for future spending on post 9/11 war veterans, according to a study released Wednesday.

  • Xi underlines reform on military policy and institution

    Nov 14,2018

    President Xi Jinping has highlighted the significance and urgency of pushing forward reform on military policy and institution to build a socialist system of military policy and institution with Chinese characteristics.

  • Movement laid foundation for military-civilian integration

    Movement laid foundation for military-civilian integration

    Nov 14,2018

    Mianyang's reputation as a leader in science and technology has grown in recent years, but the city's involvement in the sector actually stretches back decades.

  • Chinese, U.S. militaries hold disaster management exchange

    Chinese, U.S. militaries hold disaster management exchange

    Nov 14,2018

    Based on an agreement between the Chinese and U.S. militaries, the two sides are holding a disaster management exchange in Nanjing, eastern China's Jiangsu Province.

  • Tsinghua and MIT look to deepen cooperation

    Tsinghua and MIT look to deepen cooperation

    Nov 15,2018

    China's world-renowned Tsinghua University recently hosted an executive committee from the US' Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Officials from the two premier educational institutions held roundtable discussions on development strategies and ways to expand cooperative efforts.

  • Russian telecom watchdog, Google discuss settlement of possible fine

    Russian telecom watchdog, Google discuss settlement of possible fine

    Nov 15,2018

    Russia's telecommunications watchdog Roskomnadzor said Wednesday that it had negotiated with Google the settlement of a possible administrative fine caused by the latter's noncompliance with Russian legislation.

  • World's largest electron collider design revealed

    World's largest electron collider design revealed

    Nov 15,2018

    Chinese scientists on Wednesday released a conceptual design report of the world's largest and most technologically advanced electron collider and disclosed that Xiongan, is one of the leading candidate sites for the construction.

  • Largest collider to probe 'uncharted territory'

    Largest collider to probe 'uncharted territory'

    Nov 15,2018

    China plans to complete the world's largest and most powerful particle collider by 2030, allowing scientists to open a new chapter of fundamental physics and tackle some of the greatest scientific mysteries, ranging from dark matter to antimatter.

  • CR929 engine set for joint development

    CR929 engine set for joint development

    Nov 15,2018

    China and Russia plan to jointly develop the aero engine for the CR929, a widebody passenger aircraft that is being co-developed by the two countries, but this may require at least 10 years, said a Russian senior executive.

  • Obesity can cause depression, particularly in women: Aussie study

    Nov 14,2018

    Australian researchers have found the strongest evidence so far that obesity is linked to depression.

  • Remains from Hellenistic and Roman times shed light on ancient city

    Remains from Hellenistic and Roman times shed light on ancient city

    Nov 15,2018

    Greek archaeologists brought to light new significant finds that cast light on an ancient city in Korinthos, 100 kilometres west of Athens, that was only known from historical sources, Greek Culture Ministry announced in a statement on Tuesday.

  • China's ancient cultures bringing heroes to life for digital generation

    China's ancient cultures bringing heroes to life for digital generation

    Nov 14,2018

    A child plays with reproductions of traditional toys from Dunhuang's ancient culture, which inspired the design and characters in smash gaming hit King of Glory."I have always loved the culture of Dunhuang and I wanted the music to evoke its long and rich ancient history," said Han, who performed at the Chengdu concert.

  • Chinese museum seeks global Confucius classics

    Nov 14,2018

    A museum dedicated to Confucius in China is seeking classics of Confucianism from around the world.

  • UNESCO to publish first lifelong learning guide

    UNESCO to publish first lifelong learning guide

    Nov 14,2018

    A handbook on lifelong learning, which was revised by UNESCO and its member states during a forum in Shanghai from Oct. 18 to 19, will be published in 2019, making it the first global guideline for the comprehensive management and pragmatic development of lifelong learning.

  • TCM inclusion shows WHO's holistic view on health

    Nov 14,2018

    Traditional Chinese medicine will be included into the World Health Organization's forthcoming International Classification of Diseases to be released next year, according to the science magazine Nature.

  • Chinese talent show I Am the Actor comes to US, UK, Canada

    Chinese talent show I Am the Actor comes to US, UK, Canada

    Nov 14,2018

    The popular Chinese reality show I Am the Actor is coming to English-speaking markets as an international version of the hit TV program will be produced by a U.S. company next year.

  • Pandas benefit as their keepers adapt

    Pandas benefit as their keepers adapt

    Nov 09,2018

    Forty-eight captive giant pandas were born worldwide this year. Forty-five are alive, bringing the total number of captive pandas globally to 548, said Li Chunliang, deputy director of the National Forestry and Grassland Administration.

  • Captive pandas reach 548, a record high

    Nov 09,2018

    The number of giant pandas living in captivity has reached 548, a record high, and the survival rate of panda cubs born in captivity reached 93 percent this year.

  • Public panda program shows China's commitments to protecting endangered species

    Public panda program shows China's commitments to protecting endangered species

    Nov 06,2018

    A public welfare program aiming to share stories of panda-human relationships has been unveiled to the public, presenting China's tremendous ecological conservation achievements in protecting the endangered species.

  • Giant panda Gao Gao returns home after 15 years in U.S.

    Giant panda Gao Gao returns home after 15 years in U.S.

    Nov 01,2018

    After 15 years at San Diego Zoo in California, Gao Gao returned to the Chinese Center for Research and Conservation for the Giant Panda in Dujiangyan, Sichuan Province, on Thursday.

  • Pandas enjoy first snow in NE China

    Pandas enjoy first snow in NE China

    Oct 30,2018

    Two giant pandas at the Yabuli skiing resort enjoy the snowfall in northeastern China's Heilongjiang Province on Saturday. The pandas, called Sijia and Youyou, are 11-year-old male and 12-year-old female, respectively.

  • Panda park to strictly limit human activity

    Panda park to strictly limit human activity

    Oct 30,2018

    China on Monday established an administrative bureau for the Giant Panda National Park, with human activity to be strictly limited within the park.

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