North Korea’s New Leader Makes Unprecedented Speech

North Korea’s New Leader Makes Unprecedented Speech

North Koreans and the world, for the first time, heard the country’s new, young leader, Kim Jong Un, speak in public Sunday. He addressed the crowd in central Pyongyang gathered for a military parade marking the 100th birth anniversary of the country’s founder and “eternal president” Kim Il Sung. Tanks trailed goose-stepping soldiers, some bedecked […]

President Hu concludes three-nation Asia trip

President Hu concludes three-nation Asia trip

Chinese President Hu Jintao left Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, for home Monday, after a state visit to the southeast Asian nation. During the visit, Hu met Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, Senate President Chea Sim, National Assembly President Heng Samrin and Prime Minister Hun Sen. Hu and Cambodian leaders discussed further development of the comprehensive […]

Pope Benedict XVI pushes his ideas in Cuban territory

Pope Benedict XVI pushes his ideas in Cuban territory

The head of the Catholic Church met President Raul Castro yesterday in Havana. In Santiago, he called on Christians to build an “open and renewed society.” On the second day of his trip to Cuba, the Pope was received by President Raul Castro, giving the visit of the head of the Catholic Church a much […]

Xu Caihou urges troops to consolidate political ideology

Xu Caihou urges troops to consolidate political ideology

Vice Chairman of China’s Central Military Commission Xu Caihou has urged troops to consolidate political ideology and improve awareness of guarding national unity and stability during an inspection of forces based in Xinjiang region. According to an official statement Xinhua received Wednesday, Xu said in his undated tour that all levels of the troops should […]

He Guoqiang stresses regeneration of old industrial base

He Guoqiang stresses regeneration of old industrial base

A senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has urged greater efforts in revitalizing old industrial bases in northeast China. He Guoqiang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, made the remark during a two-day tour concluding Sunday in Changchun, the provincial capital of Jilin. […]