China Russian film festival opens in Beijing

A film festival jointly hosted by China and Russia opened here Friday, scheduled to screen seven Russian films in Beijing and Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province. The opening film was “Salyut 7,” a 2017 historical drama based on actual events in 1985 related to a space mission of the Soviet Union. Another film […]

Xi Jinping meets with Taiwan delegation led by Lien Chan

Xi Jinping meets with Taiwan delegation led by Lien Chan

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Friday met here a delegation of people from various sectors in Taiwan, led by former chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) party Lien Chan. The pursuit of a just cause and people’s common aspirations is unstoppable, said Xi during the meeting at […]

Xi stresses improving innovation capabilities for key, core technologies

President Xi Jinping has stressed improving innovation capabilities for key and core technologies to offer a strong technological guarantee for China’s development. Key and core technologies are crucial to a country and bear major significance for promoting China’s high-quality economic development and maintaining national security, Xi, also head of the Central Committee for Financial and […]

Senior provincial official under investigation

Zeng Zhiquan (曾志权), member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Guangdong Provincial Committee and head of the provincial United Front Work Department, is under investigation by the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) and National Supervisory Commission for “suspected serious violation of Party disciplinary rules and law,” according to […]

Jinjiang: A small city’s rise to prosperity

Jinjiang: A small city’s rise to prosperity

Some 38 years ago, Ding Hemu (丁和木) sold all his valuable belongings and gathered 1,000 yuan (about 151 U.S. dollars) to start a small shoe-making workshop, hoping to feed his family. With per capita land of just 0.03 hectare, however, it was hard to make ends meet in Jinjiang through farming back then. Now, Ding […]

Stuck in Trade War, US and China Face Uncertain Path to Deal

Stuck in Trade War, US and China Face Uncertain Path to Deal

As the trade war between the world’s two largest economies nears the end of its first week, its most unsettling fact may be this: No one seems to foresee any clear path to peace. The United States insists that China abandon the brass-knuckles tactics it’s used to try to supplant America’s technological dominance. Yet Beijing […]

UK exports remain at record high

The International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox comments on the latest ONS trade figures.

UK exports remain at record high

There’s good news for the UK as the latest trade figures show demand for British goods and services is higher than ever with exports at record high of £620 billion in the year to May 2018. In data released by the British Office for National Statistics (ONS) on Tuesday, 10 July, UK exports to the […]

Panama, China launch free-trade talks for mutual benefit

Panama and China said they hoped to reach a mutually beneficial bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), after launching negotiations here on Monday. China’s Ambassador to Panama Wei Qiang told Xinhua that in negotiations of this kind, the key words are “mutual benefit.” The two countries aim to “negotiate a modern, ample, comprehensive and high-level FTA” […]

Int’l Trade Center unveils Market Price Information portal

The International Trade Centre (ITC) said Tuesday that it has launched the Market Price Information portal, an online database giving access to live updates and prices for more than 100 agriculture products. The portal was launched with a view to improve transparency in trade and help improve the decision-making processes for micro, small and medium-sized […]

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