Chinese premier extends condolences to Malaysian, Dutch PMs

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday sent messages of condolence respectively to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte over the crash of a Malaysian passenger plane in eastern Ukraine. In the message to Najib, Li said he was shocked to learn of the crash of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, […]

President Xi mourns victims of crash

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for a fair and objective probe into the crash of the Malaysia Airlines plane. Xi made the statement on Friday at a joint press conference with his Argentine counterpart Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. He said he was shocked by the downing of the flight, and conveyed China’s profound condolences […]

Top political advisor meets Taiwan politician

Top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng on Thursday said cross-Strait ties need to be handled attentively but have a bright future, when meeting with Taiwan politician Yao Eng-chi. “We must cherish the hard-won situation of peaceful development of cross-Strait relations,” Yu, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, said here when […]

China ready to work with Bolivia for more fruitful ties: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping met on Wednesday with his Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales and the two agreed to work together to further boost bilateral cooperation. During Morales’ successful visit to China last December, noted Xi, he and the Bolivian leader held in-depth discussions on the future development of bilateral ties. The relationship between China and […]

Former official receives life sentence for bribery

Former official receives life sentence for bribery

Wang Suyi (王素毅), a former senior official from north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for accepting bribes, a local court in Beijing announced on Thursday. Wang was also deprived of political rights for life and all his property has been confiscated, according to the court ruling by Beijing No.1 […]

Chinese, Chilean presidents agree to boost cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping met Wednesday with his Chilean counterpart Michelle Bachelet and the two agreed to further deepen bilateral economic cooperation and political coordination. Describing China and Chile as strategic partners with a broad future, Xi said he is willing to maintain contact with Bachelet, promote bilateral relations from a strategic and long-term perspective, […]

Xi Jinping: BRICS, S.American countries “rising power” in int’l structure

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday that BRICS and South American countries, as emerging states and developing countries, constitute “the rising power” in the international structure. “We should jointly push the international order toward a fairer and more rational direction, maintain the rights of people’s self-choice for choosing social system and development path, strengthen […]

BRICS voices disappointment with non-implementation of IMF reforms

BRICS voices disappointment with non-implementation of IMF reforms

The world’s leading emerging economies on Tuesday expressed their disappointment with the failure to implement the 2010 International Monetary Fund (IMF) reforms. “We remain disappointed and seriously concerned with the current non-implementation of” the IMF reforms, said a joint declaration of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, collectively known as BRICS. The failure negatively […]

Former SW China official expelled from CPC for disciplinary violations

The Communist Party of China (CPC) on Wednesday expelled a former senior official from southwest China’s Yunnan Province for “serious disciplinary violations”, the Party’s disciplinary watchdog said. Zhang Tianxin, former Party secretary of Kunming, capital city of Yunnan, was stripped of his CPC membership and demoted, “for dereliction of duty which led to losses of […]