China, Italy agree to promote greater development of ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Italian counterpart, Sergio Mattarella, held talks in Rome Friday, and agreed to jointly push for greater development of the China-Italy comprehensive strategic partnership in the new era.


  • Premier calling for greater tax reduction

    Premier calling for greater tax reduction

    Mar 23,2019

    Premier Li Keqiang has called for careful implementation of China's decisions to further cut taxes and fees on enterprises and individuals to boost the vitality of market entities, as the country faces downward economic pressure.

  • Value-added tax reforms to improve market vitality

    Value-added tax reforms to improve market vitality

    Mar 23,2019

    It is a major decision taken at the macro policy level in support of the efforts to ensure stable economic growth, employment, and structural adjustments," Li said in the report.

  • Supportive policies to boost growth

    Supportive policies to boost growth

    Mar 23,2019

    "China has the fiscal space and so it is appropriate that it consider using it, with due caution, to counter global economic headwinds," Goldberg said.In the long run, beyond measures to strengthen productivity growth and sustain a more balanced growth, Goldberg suggested China address the critical challenges of a rapidly aging population and environmental degradation,

  • Italian experts boost Zhejiang manufacturing

    Italian experts boost Zhejiang manufacturing

    Mar 23,2019

    Ruian, a major manufacturing hub for leather shoes and auto parts in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, is bringing in skilled engineers from Italy to help drive its products into the world market.

  • Companies, consumers to benefit from unprecedented VAT cut

    Mar 22,2019

    Both companies and consumers in China will benefit from massive VAT cuts that will be implemented next month.

  • Indonesia's biggest carrier PT Garuda Indonesia cancels 46 Boeing 737 Max 8 orders after crashes

    Mar 22,2019

    Indonesia's biggest airliner, PT Garuda Indonesia, has canceled orders of 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jet planes in the wake of two crashes involving similar types of planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia in the last six months, President Director of the firm Ari Askhara said here Friday.

  • Xu Qiliang meets with ROK Army chief of staff

    Mar 22,2019

    Xu Qiliang, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission, said on Friday that the Chinese military was willing to strengthen pragmatic exchanges and cooperation with the Republic of Korea (ROK) in various fields to help the development of bilateral relations.

  • 2 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan

    Mar 22,2019

    Two personnel of the U.S. army lost their lives in combat operations in Afghanistan on Friday, said a statement of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission released here.

  • Russian jets escort U.S. strategic bomber over Baltic Sea

    Mar 22,2019

    Two Russian Su-27 fighters escorted a U.S. B-52H strategic bomber over neutral waters of the Baltic Sea until it left the Russian border, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday.

  • Japanese soldiers to go to Egypt

    Japanese soldiers to go to Egypt

    Mar 21,2019

    Japan will participate in its first military mission since WWII that isn't affiliated with a mission of the United Nations. Tokyo confirmed on Tuesday that members of its Self-Defense Force will be sent for peacekeeping duties in Egypt in April, a move that observers view as a solid step to loosening the shackles of the country's postwar pacifist constitution.

  • U.S.-backed forces "almost" capture last IS redoubt in eastern Syria

    Mar 21,2019

    The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) almost captured the last Islamic State (IS)-held area in the eastern Euphrates River region in eastern Syria, Kurdish activists said Wednesday.

  • Russian defense minister meets al-Assad in Syria

    Mar 20,2019

    Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu paid a working visit to Syria under instruction of President Vladimir Putin and held talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday.

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