Beijing, Washington set for trade talks

Vice-Premier Liu He will head to Washington for the seventh round of high-level economic and trade talks from Thursday to Friday at the invitation of the United States, the Ministry of Commerce announced on Tuesday.

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  • Imports to maintain upward trajectory

    Imports to maintain upward trajectory

    Feb 20,2019

    China saw its crude oil imports in January reach 10.07 million barrels per day, up 5.1 percent year-on-year, figures from the General Administration of Customs showed last week.

  • Output growth to lift energy security

    Output growth to lift energy security

    Feb 20,2019

    Shengli Oil Field, China's second-largest oilfield complex after PetroChina's Daqing Oil Fields, has produced more than 1.2 billion metric tons of crude till January since 1961, after China's crude oil output rose last August for the first time in nearly three years.

  • Major oil and gas sector reforms in the pipeline

    Major oil and gas sector reforms in the pipeline

    Feb 20,2019

    It is followed by China Petroleum and Chemical Corp, the world's largest refiner by volume, which has around 10 percent of the country's crude pipelines and 15 percent of its total gas pipelines.

  • Plan offers big prospects for Bay Area

    Plan offers big prospects for Bay Area

    Feb 20,2019

    According to the plan, efforts will be made to build an open community for coordinated innovation in the region, develop quality innovation and technology carriers and platforms, and enhance the environment for innovation in the region.

  • Sino-Australian trade deal proves to be a winner

    Sino-Australian trade deal proves to be a winner

    Feb 20,2019

    The signing of a historic free trade agreement between China and Australia in 2015, known as ChAFTA, once triggered an avalanche of criticism from the trade union movement, academics, politicians, commentators and think tanks, claiming the pact would seriously impact the Australian labor market.

  • Entrepreneurial ecosystem to build new businesses on high-tech

    Entrepreneurial ecosystem to build new businesses on high-tech

    Feb 20,2019

    Investors in the tech sector believe that a fundamental change in their business is coming in the next five years as an array of new technologies become commercially viable simultaneously. And, they argue that the Chinese tech market ecosystem is in a unique position to build products, companies and business models using these new technologies.

  • Beijing's air pollution action plan includes new indicator

    Beijing's air pollution action plan includes new indicator

    Feb 20,2019

    Beijing has released its new action plan to fight air pollution in 2019, adopting a new indicator used by developed countries to gauge air quality.

  • New system to encourage students to gain more vocational skills

    New system to encourage students to gain more vocational skills

    Feb 20,2019

    Under a new system set for a trial run starting in March, students at vocational colleges, as well as universities that mainly offer undergraduate programs in applied areas, will be awarded diplomas for the vocational skills they have acquired, according to the Ministry of Education..

  • 7 dolphins found dead in Myanmar in single year

    7 dolphins found dead in Myanmar in single year

    Feb 20,2019

    Seven Ayeyarwady dolphins, an endangered species, were found dead from February 2018 to February this year, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Wednesday.

  • A breakfast inspired by Chinese poetry

    A breakfast inspired by Chinese poetry

    Feb 20,2019

    A mother's eye-catching breakfast made with vegetables, bread and fruit for her 13-year-old daughter is helping her child learn about Chinese classical poetry in Zhengzhou, capital city of Central China's Henan province.

  • Chinese man completes feat of driving around the world

    Chinese man completes feat of driving around the world

    Feb 20,2019

    A 44-year-old Chinese man has concluded driving around five continents as he finished his last leg in the southern Argentine city of Ushuaia.

  • Postcard collection plots modern history

    Postcard collection plots modern history

    Feb 20,2019

    Retired electrical engineer Kong Xiangming has collected more than 6,000 postcards over the past 48 years that vividly illustrate China's history and radical transformation.

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