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China to promote financing guarantee for small firms, rural sector

China will boost financing guarantee services for small and micro businesses and the rural sector, according to rules released by the cabinet Monday.

Chinese troops injured by Indian border troops' fierce action


Some Chinese troops suffered injuries from Indian troops' fierce action in the western part of the border area, the Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed Monday.

Book highlights Xi's seven years in Shaanxi village


A newly published book of the seven years that President Xi Jinping spent at a poor village four decades ago has gained popularity soon after its debut, with many analysts saying the book is encouraging and enlightening.

Asia-Pacific Hotels Cooperation Forum held in Haikou


The 2017 Asia-Pacific Hotels Cooperation Forum opened in Haikou on August 17 to push forward the "Belt and Road" Initiative.

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China will take 'appropriate measures' to defend interests


China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Monday the country will take "all appropriate measures" to defend its legal interests in response to a U.S. trade investigation that has aroused tension between the world's two largest economies.


Conflict with China doesn't help India


Instead of learning to live with its neighbors for the national good, India continues to cause trouble that will ultimately hurt its interests.


China-Africa Investment Forum to open in Marrakech

The second China-Africa Investment Forum will be held on Nov. 27 and 28 at in Marrakech, Morocco.

East China province braces for typhoon


Hato, the 13th typhoon this year, is likely to land near the border between east China's Fujian Province and south China's Guangdong Province on Wednesday morning.


Classic Broadway musical given Chinese character


The musical "Jekyll and Hyde" will transfer to the Tianqiao Performing Arts Center in Beijing from Sept 8 to 29.

All-conquering Chen going for gold


China's Chen Long and Spain's Carolina Marin are gunning for their fourth majors titles in a row at the World Badminton Championships starting on Monday in Glasgow.


More int'l students come to China to learn Chinese


China's rapid growth is attracting an increasing number of students and professionals to come and study Chinese both to learn about the culture and to boost their careers.


China to speed up bullet trains on Beijing-Shanghai route


China's new generation bullet train, the Fuxing, will run on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway from September 21 at 350 kilometers per hour, China Railway Corp. said Sunday.

Monday, Aug 21

New Kuomintang chairman reaffirms 1992 Consensus


The new chairman of Taiwan-based Kuomintang acknowledged the one-China policy and firmly opposed "Taiwan independence" on his inauguration ceremony and the party's 20th plenary congress on Sunday in Taichung.

Unilateral action could spur trade war, experts say

A US rule being used to look into Beijing's trade practices is too out of date to provide effective measures to relieve its trade deficit with China, and international trade friction can never be solved through unilateral acts, senior…

Sunday, Aug 20

China, Philippines pledge to enhance media cooperation


China hopes to enhance media exchanges and build pragmatic cooperation with the Philippines to help bridge the two nations and their peoples, Vice Minister Guo Weimin of the State Council Information Office (SCIO) said in his meeting with…

Chinese VP visit gives momentum to China-Nepal ties


Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang shows political dexterity to ensure Nepal doesn't take sides over the Doklam dispute.

China issues commemorative stamps for BRICS Summit


China Post issued a stamp on Saturday to commemorate the BRICS Summit in Xiamen of east China's Fujian province.

Nation's first internet court up and running


China has set up its first court specializing in handling of internet-related disputes in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, where many technology enterprises are located, amid rapid growth of online purchases and financial activities in the…

Saturday, Aug 19

Xi congratulates scientists on expedition to the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau


Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday sent a congratulatory letter to a research team on an expedition to the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

US formally launches probe of China's IP practices

U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer on Friday formally initiated an investigation of so-called China's intellectual property practices under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, despite worries about potential harms to…

White House Chief Strategist Bannon steps down


The White House said Friday Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon will leave his job. Conflicting reports have emerged regarding the details of Bannon's departure.

Death toll rises to 15 in Spain's terror attacks


The number of people killed in Thursday's double terror attacks rose to 15, as Spanish people demonstrated defiance and condolences by leaders of the world poured in on Friday.

Friday, Aug 18

Huang Youyi: BRICS influence beyond five countries


"With improved cooperation, improved economy and shared solutions for fighting world challenges, BRICS will further expand its influence in the next decade," predicted a Chinese expert on Thursday during a seminar in southeastern China.

Countdown to Xiamen summit: BRICS Seminar on Governance


The "BRICS Seminar on Governance" was held from August 17 to 18 in Quanzhou of Fujian Province. Officials and think tank scholars from the five countries shared ideas and a series of cooperative agreements were signed.

Dual suspension initiative 'solution to Korean Peninsula issue': FM


The "suspension for suspension" initiative is the most reasonable, fair and practical way to resolve the Korean Peninsula issue, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Thursday.

Xi calls for enhanced China-US military ties


Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday said he expects military relations would become a major stabilizing factor in Sino-U.S. ties when he was meeting with Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford.

Thursday, Aug 17

China's 1st film on wartime sex slavery gains spotlight


The first documentary film on Chinese victims of Japanese wartime sex slavery has become unexpectedly popular in Chinese theaters.

Foreign businesses to face fewer roadblocks in China

China will further lower market access thresholds in areas like the banking and securities industry and expand the early negative list for management to attract more foreign investments, the State Council said on Wednesday.

Economy strong going into 2nd half

The Chinese economy is expected to remain resilient in the second half, as continued efforts to promote economic transformation will support the economy as it bottoms out, experts said.

China opposes US religion report: Foreign Ministry


China firmly opposes a U.S. report that made unreasonable assertions on religious freedom in China, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said in Beijing Wednesday.