China dissatisfied with British human rights accusation

A Foreign Ministry spokeswoman on Wednesday voiced strong dissatisfaction with a statement made by British Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire on Monday in which the official expressed serious concerns about the human rights situation in Tibet. “We are strongly dissatisfied with and firmly opposed to it,” spokeswoman Hua Chunying said. Hua said the British side […]

Carrefour apologizes for price gouging

A senior executive with Carrefour headquarters has apologized for price gouging in an outlet in north China’s Shanxi Province and promised to strengthen management. Dai Wei, vice president of Carrefour China, has agreed to accept punishment by the pricing bureau of Taiyuan, said Song Jianhu, an official with the bureau. Dai was cited as saying […]

China, Russia to boost cooperation

China, Russia to boost cooperation

Premier Wen Jiabao has returned in Beijing after the 17th regular meeting between Chinese and Russian leaders. During the meeting, Wen met with his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow. The two agreed to increase trade and high-tech cooperation. They will also aim to develop more infrastructure and energy projects. China and Russia signed a […]

Wen’s trip promotes wide-ranging cooperation with Russia

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has wrapped up a two-day trip to Russia, which secured a slew of agreements on energy, finance, hi-technology and innovation, and trade. Wen visited Russia Wednesday and Thursday, during which he co-chaired the 17th regular China-Russia premiers’ meeting with counterpart Dmitry Medvedev and held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. These […]

China-Russia relations to make further progress

China-Russia relations to make further progress

The relations between China and Russia, thanks to the efforts by both countries, have made remarkable development in recent years. The latest landmark is Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s ongoing visit to Russia and his participation here in the 17th regular meeting between the Chinese and Russian heads of government. Since China and Russia signed the […]

China-Russia cooperation has huge potential: Russian experts

The China-Russia strategic partnership has advanced recently and should reach new heights in the future, Russian experts say. This year, Russia and China witnessed intensive bilateral political communication and multi-layer cooperation, said Sergei Sanakoyev, head of the Russia-China Center for Trade and Economic Cooperation. Russian President Vladimir Putin visited China in June, during which leaders […]

European diplomats visit SW China’s poverty-stricken area

A delegation of diplomats from seven European countries Sunday arrived at Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province, to see poverty-relief efforts in two remote bordering areas. The diplomats of Luxembourg, Belgium, Denmark, France, Romania, Switzerland and Germany and their wives will visit two counties in the prefectures of Wenshan and Honghe to see poverty-relief […]

Top Chinese political advisor arrives in Italy for official visit

Top Chinese political advisor Jia Qinglin arrived here Tuesday afternoon for an official goodwill visit to Italy. China and Italy have continuously strengthened mutual political trust and scored fruitful achievements in pragmatic cooperation in various fields since the establishment of their diplomatic ties 42 years ago, said Jia, chairman of the National Committee of the […]

European court ruling boost Chinese entrepreneurs’ confidence

Chinese entrepreneurs will be boosted after an European Court of Justice ruling safeguarded their overseas rights and interests, according to China’s commercial authorities on Tuesday. On November 15, the court ruled on a trade dispute between a Chinese shoemaker and the European Commission. It overturned the six-year-long anti-dumping duties the commission imposed to Chinese shoe […]

China shoemaker wins EU anti-dumping case

China’s leading shoemaker, Aokang Group Co., Ltd, has won a lawsuit against European Union (EU) anti-dumping measures on Chinese leather shoes, according to the company. On Sunday, Aokang received the judgement of the European Court of Justice by which the Court set aside a General Court of the EU ruling in April 2010 which dismissed […]