China, U.S. to hold fifth Strategic and Economic Dialogue in July

China and the United States will hold the fifth China-U.S. Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) in July in the U.S., Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said on Saturday. During the visit of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, the two sides reached consensus on mechanisms of the China-U.S. High-level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange and the […]

Full text of Joint U.S.-China Statement on Climate Change

A joint U.S.-China statement on climate change was issued on Saturday. The full text is as follows: Joint U.S.-China Statement on Climate Change The United States of America and the People’s Republic of China recognize that the increasing dangers presented by climate change measured against the inadequacy of the global response requires a more focused […]

Chinese FM stresses denuclearization, peace, dialogue on Korean Peninsula issue

Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday called for denuclearization, peace and dialogue on the Korean Peninsula issue. “China’s stance on the Korean Peninsula is consistent. No matter what happens, China will stick to denuclearization and peace on the peninsula and settling the issue through dialogue,” Wang said in talks with visiting U.S. Secretary of State […]

Xi Jinping: Pursuing dream for 1.3 billion Chinese

Xi Jinping: Pursuing dream for 1.3 billion Chinese

Nearly 3,000 deputies to the national legislature made their choice on Thursday, electing Xi Jinping as the leader of China and its military. Long applause filled the Great Hall of the People as Xi was elected president of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and chairman of the PRC Central Military Commission. Xi’s new role […]

Premier Li Keqiang’s confident press debut

Premier Li Keqiang’s confident press debut

Li Keqiang’s debut as China’s Premier in front of the world’s press has grabbed extensive attention, both at home and abroad. The 57-year-old person minced no words as he answered journalist’s questions, laying to rest doubts and concerns as to how he was gong to run the second largest economy in the world over the […]

Chinese president to embark on four-nation tour

Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to Russia, Tanzania, South Africa and the Republic of Congo on March 22-30. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Qin Gang made the announcement in Beijing on Monday. Xi is making the visit at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, South African President Jacob […]

Xi Jinping endorses work of HK, Macao governments

Chinese president Xi Jinping on Monday met CY Leung and Chui Sai On, chief executives of Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions(SAR), fully endorsing their work and that of their respective governments. Xi told the two executives that the fate of the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Macao are closely linked. Mutual development and […]

More foreign leaders congratulate Xi on election

More foreign leaders sent congratulatory messages Monday to Xi Jinping on his election as the new Chinese president. According to the Chinese Foreign Ministry, leaders offering congratulations to Xi on Monday included Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, Israeli President Shimon Peres, Albanian President Bujar Nishani, Swiss President Ueli Maurer, Samoan Head of […]

China’s new cabinet vows to cut red tape

China’s newly-elected State Council, the cabinet, on Monday vowed to prioritize transforming government functions in its work. Premier Li Keqiang chaired an executive cabinet meeting on Monday, advocating that transforming government functions is the key to further reforming administrative systems and developing a market economy and an economy ruled by law. Cutting red tape will […]