Chinese president meets U.S. secretary of state

Chinese president meets U.S. secretary of state

President Xi Jinping on Saturday met with visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss bilateral ties and issues of common concern. Xi first recalled Kerry’s last visit to China as chairman of the U.S. Senate foreign relations committee in May 2009. Xi described Kerry as a veteran U.S. statesman, adding that he appreciates […]

White House: DPRK has no nuclear missile capability

White House: DPRK has no nuclear missile capability

The White House said on Friday that Washington did not believe the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) had the capability to deploy a nuclear-armed missile. “First of all, I want to be clear that North Korea has not demonstrated the capability to deploy a nuclear-armed missile,” White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters at […]

Premier Li Keqiang’s confident press debut

Premier Li Keqiang’s confident press debut

Li Keqiang’s debut as China’s Premier in front of the world’s press has grabbed extensive attention, both at home and abroad. The 57-year-old person minced no words as he answered journalist’s questions, laying to rest doubts and concerns as to how he was gong to run the second largest economy in the world over the […]

China unveils lineup of top political advisors

China unveils lineup of top political advisors

Some well-known names in China’s cabinet, including central banker Zhou Xiaochuan, and senior provincial officials, on Monday entered leadership of the country’s top political advisory body. The leaders that comprises a chairman and 23 vice chairpersons were elected by members of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). Yu Zhengsheng, 67, […]

Xi orders courage to help deepen reforms

Xi orders courage to help deepen reforms

Communist Party of China (CPC) chief Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for courage like “wading through a dangerous shoal” to help deepen reforms in the country’s development. While joining national legislators from China’s economic hub of Shanghai to deliberate the government work report, Xi compared the difficulty facing the country’s deepened reform and opening up […]

Ang Lee wins Oscar Award for Best Director

Ang Lee wins Oscar Award for Best Director

Ang Lee, director of “Life of Pi”, won the Oscar Award for Best Director Sunday night at the 85th Academy Awards Ceremony. He succeeded over Michael Haneke of “Amour,” Benh Zeitlin of “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” Steven Spielberg of “Lincoln” and David O. Russell of “Silver Linings Playbook” to win the goldern statutte. “Lif […]

China stresses continuity of property control policies

China stresses continuity of property control policies

China will strictly implement and improve housing market tightening measures and ensure that the policies remain steady, the State Council said Wednesday at the last executive meeting of the incumbent government. The cabinet asked cities that have imposed restrictions on the housing market to maintain their grip, while other cities in which home prices have […]

Northeast China’s first nuclear power plant starts operation

Northeast China’s first nuclear power plant starts operation

The Hongyanhe nuclear power station, the first nuclear power plant and largest energy project in northeast China, started operation on Sunday afternoon. The plant’s first unit went into operation at 3:09 p.m., said Yang Xiaofeng, general manager of Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. Construction on the first phase of the project, which features four […]