China and the Philippines signed 29 cooperation documents covering such areas as trade, investment, finance, agriculture, culture and the Belt and Road Initiative during President Xi’s state visit to the country on Tuesday.
The following is the full text of a joint statement China and the Philippines issued Wednesday during a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Southeast Asian country.
As Chinese President Xi Jinping wraps up a three-nation Asia-Pacific tour Wednesday, his proposals on tackling global challenges and promoting win-win cooperation are expected to keep invigorating regional development.
Visiting President Xi Jinping has called on legislative bodies from China and the Philippines to further exchange experience in state governance and push forward multilevel, multiform cooperation for the development of the two nations' bilateral ties.
South Korea on Wednesday expressed a strong protest against Japanese politicians' rally in Tokyo to claim sovereignty over Dokdo islets, called Takeshima in Japan, lying halfway between the two nations.
China and the Philippines issued a joint statement Wednesday, stipulating cooperation on Belt and Road construction and agreeing to discuss maritime cooperation during President Xi Jinping's state visit to the country.
Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping met Philippine President of Senate Vicente Sotto III and Speaker of the House of Representatives Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on Wednesday in Manila.
"I have successfully applied for a loan totaling 80,000 yuan on my phone, in only 10 minutes," said Bai Haijun, a farmer in Linhe District near downtown Bayannur in Inner Mongolia.
Chinese commercial banks' asset quality will maintain its overall stability, with the bad loan ratio predicted to stay below 1.9 percent, according to a report released by the financial research center of Bank of Communications.
More pilot state-owned enterprises (SOE) will carry out mixed ownership reform in key areas, according to an official from the state asset authority.Since 2016, China has selected 50 SOEs in three batches to conduct the pilot reform in fields including power, energy, civil aviation, telecommunications and defense.
The China-Europe freight train has opened a regular postal service linking Zhengzhou, a transport hub in central China's Henan Province, and Poland's Malaszewicze.
A senior Chinese trade official on Tuesday stressed here that the World Trade Organization (WTO) should restore its capacity to settle disputes.
China's ride-hailing giant DiDi Chuxing will launch its transport services in Mexico's capital on Wednesday, in a bid to further expand business in the country.
A dead sperm whale was aground on a shore in central Indonesia had digested over 1,000 pieces of plastics or nearly six kg, chief of national park in Wakatobi district Heri Santoso said on Wednesday.
China has confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in central China's Hunan Province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said Wednesday.
Chinese top celebrities including Zhang Ziyi, Li Bingbing, Chen Kun have confirmed their absence from the Italian fashion brand Dolce and Gabbana's "The Great Show" fashion event held in Shanghai today, as their ads have been accused of racism.
China's top healthcare insurance regulator has ordered a nationwide crackdown on insurance fraud by hospitals and drugstores, China News Service reported on Wednesday.
Hebei Province in North China will see moderate to heavy air pollution from Saturday to Tuesday due to unfavorable weather conditions to disperse pollutants, the province's air monitor forecast on Wednesday morning.
China's National Health Commission is to launch a pilot project aimed at getting more women to China's National Health Commission is to launch a pilot project aimed at getting more women to give birth naturally using painkillers, to reduce the prevalence of C-sections.
An 11-year-old girl in East China who measures a whopping 2.1 meters tall has also recently rose to fame on social media.
A Chinese boy has been dubbed "Taobao's unhappiest model" after the internet rejoiced in a series of photos showing him modeling cuddly animal hats for his mom's store with a look of pure loathing on his face.
An Australian man is lucky to be alive after a 4-meter tiger shark attacked his kayak, knocking him into the water and sinking its teeth into the tiny craft.
A teenage boy in Cambodia has wowed the Chinese internet with his ability to speak at least fifteen different languages.
Video of authorities removing a massive floating restaurant on the Yangtze River in Chongqing went viral on Saturday.
Interested in planes since he was young, Zhu Yue began to build a full size plane model of the Airbus 320 with his team members in 2017.
Pyongyang exploded 10 guard posts in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) Tuesday as part of an inter-Korean agreement to withdraw them to reduce tensions and prevent accidental clashes, Yonhap reported, citing Seoul's defense ministry.
Senior Chinese and U.S. military officers praised the successful completion of a disaster management exchange (DME) between the two militaries during the weekend in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, as the two sides agreed on the importance of building understanding and mutual trust through similar operations.
Argentina's ARA San Juan submarine, which went missing a year ago, has been located, an official said.
Two U.S. aircraft carriers with around 150 fighter jets are staging warfare drills in west Pacific, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday.
Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), visited the test ground of the Academy of Defence Science and supervised a newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon test, the official KCNA news agency reported on Friday.
The Chinese military will reform the way it makes policy by 2020 and establish a robust socialist system of military policy with Chinese characteristics by 2022, the Ministry of National Defense said on Thursday.
Israeli researchers have found new evidence of the process of "swallowing" a dwarf galaxy by two large galaxies to it, according to Tel Aviv University on Tuesday.
An analysis of humpback whale songs on the east coast of Australia has revealed "revolution" events where the tunes of male populations, which have gradually evolved over time, will suddenly change entirely.
Have you ever thought about changing your job due to being squeezed for over 45 minutes in a metro carriage each day?
Australian researchers on Wednesday said they are developing novel artificial intelligence technology that will allow people to self-diagnose skin cancer using smartphones.
NASA has picked an ancient river delta as the landing site for its uncrewed Mars 2020 rover, to hunt for evidence of past life on the Earth's neighboring planet, officials said on Monday (November 19).
Chinese oceanic scientists on Tuesday revealed their plan to upgrade the country's real-time scientific observation network in the tropical West Atlantic, by exploring the feasibility of deploying subsurface buoys more than 3,000 meters under the sea.
Chinese Wuxia (martial arts) novelist Shiao Ching-jen, more widely known by his pen name Xiao Yi, died of lung cancer in Los Angeles, the U.S. on Monday, according to the Chinese Writers Association of North America. He was 83.
Gloria Tang Tsz-kei, who also goes by her stage name G.E.M., is one of the most successful female pop stars in China and was recently ranked 34th on the BBC 100 Women's list.
An ongoing TV variety show is set to show the former Chinese imperial palace complex in a new light.
The Administration of Northeast China Tiger and Leopard National Park has launched an anti-poaching campaign in Hunchun, Jilin Province, to ensure the safety of tigers and leopards living in the area.
Museums are great places to learn more about history and art, but walking around quiet exhibits and reading explanations can sometimes become boring chores, even for those who are interested in art or history.
A remarkable display of 450 traditional Chinese lanterns in Edinburgh Zoo is throwing new light on ancient tales from Scotland and China."Visitors will come face to face with herds of unicorns, kelpies, a sleeping dragon and Nessie the Loch Ness Monster.” The Chinese lanterns in Edinburgh Zoo.
China will introduce a series of new regulations including a salary cap and a bonus cap in the Chinese Super League (CSL) and lower professional leagues from 2019.
The China Football Association will release a new regulation on the financial supervision of Chinese football clubs to cool down the overheated market, according to sources familiar with the football industry.
The race on January 1 allows participants to run around the Shanghai International Circuit in Jiading District. A single lap of the trap is 5.4 kilometers and 6,000 runners will compete in a single lap race. Another 4,000 will take part in a 21.6km, four-lap run.
Miami Heat guard Josh Richardson Monday was fined 25,000 U.S. dollars after he threw his shoe into the spectator stands during a game.
The Shaanxi government will pay its elite athletes bonuses for good performances in the 2016 Rio Olympics, 2017 Tianjin National Games and 2018 Asian Games.
Chinese women's football hopeful Wang Shuang maintained stable mindset towards her latest nomination for the AFC Female Player of the Year award, while regarding it as justification for her performance in the national team and huge boost in confidence when playing in Europe.
Shaanxi province will spend the next decade finishing construction of its segment of Giant Panda National Park.
The number of the Qinling giant pandas is rising, authorities have said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Under a blue spotlight lies a mouse's brain immersed in liquid. A diamond blade slowly peels off a layer of brain tissue that is only one micron thick.
That may sound unlikely, but Dutch giant Ajax has teamed up with R&F and together vowed to build the best soccer academy in China.And while real-estate developer R&F has the deep pockets to shell out on expensive foreign players, it wants to focus on youth, in line with Chinese government policy.