China, U.S. hold high-level anti-terror dialogue

China and the United States on Tuesday held here the first-ever vice-ministerial level talks on anti-terrorism cooperation. At the talks, Chinese and U.S. officials exchanged views on the current anti-terror situation and reached broad consensus on deepening cooperation between the two countries in the regard. Emphasizing the terrorist nature of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, […]

BRICS leaders hail outcome of first-day summit after 4 major deals signed

BRICS leaders hail outcome of first-day summit after 4 major deals signed

Leaders of BRICS countries hailed the outcome of their first-day summit on Tuesday, when four major agreements were signed in key economic areas. The BRICS, which groups Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, is holding its sixth summit on Tuesday and Wednesday in Brazil’s northeastern coastal city of Fortaleza. The first day of the […]

Nothing to fear in China-U.S. partnership

Nothing to fear in China-U.S. partnership

After the tension of the past year, relations between China and the United States seem to be on the rebound. China and the U.S. have a consensus on relations that are no longer defined by strategic rivalry, but by cooperation and proper management of differences. Ahead of the meeting of the two Presidents during November’s […]

Vice premier Wang Yang urges better business environment

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang said at a meeting on Tuesday that China will speed up construction of a modern market system. During the meeting with Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Scott Davis of United Parcel Service, Wang said China will build an open economic system, improve the environment for foreign investment, and actively push […]

Xi stresses innovation in revitalizing old industrial bases

Chinese President Xi Jinping recently stressed innovation-powered development in the revitalization of old industrial bases in northeast China and other regions. Xi, who is also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, took an inspection tour to northeast China’s Liaoning Province from August 28 to August 31. During the tour, Xi underlined […]

Liu Yunshan attends Party School opening ceremony

Liu Yunshan attends Party School opening ceremony

Liu Yunshan, a top Chinese leader, attended an opening ceremony held by the Party School of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on Sunday. Liu, president of the school and a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, urged efforts to ensure a “correct political direction” […]

Azevedo takes office as WTO’s sixth director-general

Azevedo takes office as WTO’s sixth director-general

Brazilian diplomat Roberto Azevedo took the helm of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Sunday as the sixth director-general, announced the WTO. Azevedo was appointed to a four-year term by the organization’s General Council on May 14 after three rounds of selection, replacing Frenchman Pascal Lamy, who stepped down on Aug. 31 after two consecutive terms. […]

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 […]

Chinese FM eyes positive China-U.S. interaction in Asia-Pacific

Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday urged China and the United States to interact positively in the Asia-Pacific region. “Chinese and U.S. efforts to build new relations should start from the Asia-Pacific region, where the two countries have the most converging interests and interact most frequently,” Wang said in talks held with visiting U.S. Secretary […]