China pledges more contribution to world peace

China pledges more contribution to world peace

Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on Monday addressed an event for foreign diplomats and representatives of international agencies and said that China will work with other nations toward world peace and development. “China will, together with all other countries, share opportunities, tackle challenges, and make new and greater contribution to the lofty cause of peace and […]

More translations needed for Chinese literature to expand worldwide

Mohammed Elshijh, an Egyptian doctoral candidate at Beijing Language and Cultural University, chose to study Chinese literature after receiving his bachelor’s degree in 1999. As countries with long, rich histories, China and Egypt have much in common, Elshijh said, adding that Mo Yan, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature, is also popular in […]

Enterprises try to refurbish image in overseas advance

Enterprises try to refurbish image in overseas advance

As China seeks to shake off its image of the world’s mass-producer of cheap products and move up the value chain, Chinese companies are trying to reshape their reputations in the international market to win acceptance. This image of dull producers of cheap products has continued to haunt many Chinese companies who have tried to […]

China backs developing countries to combat climate change

China has devoted substantial resources to helping developing countries deal with the severe challenges posed by climate change, a senior Chinese official said on Tuesday. The country has earmarked 200 million U.S. dollars for this cause over a period of three years, Xie Zhenhua, head of China’s delegation to the ongoing UN climate talks in […]

China calls for promotion of women’s role in peace process

China on Friday called on the UN Security Council and the international community to promote the role of women in all stages of peace process. Addressing a Security Council open debate on women, peace and security, Wang Min, China’s deputy permanent representative to the UN, said women are vulnerable in conflict and post-conflict situations, but […]

D-8 Summit concludes in Islamabad

Eighth Summit of Developing-8 (D- 8) concluded in Islamabad on Thursday, local media reported. At the conclusion of the Summit, the Foreign Ministers signed the Charter of D-8 in the presence of the leaders of member countries. The Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in his remarks at the D-8 Summit explained achievements during the last two […]

Chinese defense minister meets with Latin American guests

Defense Minister Liang Guanglie met with delegates to the 1st China-Latin America high-level defense forum on Tuesday. Liang hailed the increasingly close relations between China and Latin American countries in recent years, noting that the two sides have enjoyed frequent high-level visits, deepening political mutual trust, strengthening communication and cooperation, as well as effective coordination […]

China reiterates dialogue, cooperation to solve Iranian nuclear issue

China once again urged the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany to enhance dialogue and cooperation with Iran to resolve the country’s nuclear issue. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying was responding to a question about the UN nuclear watchdog’s latest report, which said Iran is […]

China calls for more int’l cooperation in combating Somali piracy

China calls for more int’l cooperation in combating Somali piracy

China Monday called on the international community to strengthen communication and coordination in further combating Somali piracy. Wang Min, Chinese deputy permanent representative to the UN, made the statement at an open meeting of the Security Council on piracy. Wang said that over the recent years, the international cooperation in fighting piracy has achieved remarkable […]

World Bank warns of climate change disaster

World Bank warns of climate change disaster

The world is barreling down a path to heat up by four degrees at the end of the century if the global community fails to act on climate change, the World Bank said Sunday in a report. Among the consequences are a cascade of cataclysmic changes that include extreme heat-waves, declining global food stocks and […]