China, Philippines hold talks after months of tensions

China, Philippines hold talks after months of tensions

Philippine Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Erlinda Basilio and Chinese Vice Minister Fu Ying held talks to try to build stronger bilateral ties. They met formally for the first time in Manila Friday after months of tension over a territorial dispute in the South China Sea. Seeking better relations The vice minister also visited with Foreign Affairs […]

China-DPRK Economic, Trade, Cultural and Tourism Expo kicks off in Liaoning

China-DPRK Economic, Trade, Cultural and Tourism Expo kicks off in Liaoning

Artists from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) stage a drum dance at the opening ceremony of the 2012 China-DPRK Economic, Trade, Cultural and Tourism Expo in Dandong, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, Oct. 12, 2012. The five-day event which kicked off here on Friday has attracted over 400 exhibitors. A DPRK delegation of about […]

Job fair held in SW China’s Chongqing

Job fair held in SW China’s Chongqing

According to a research recently released by Renren Xiaozhao, a job search website affiliated with Renren Network, China’s equivalent of Facebook, more than 80 percent of 2013 university graduates accepting the website’s survey take the Internet as their priority to seek a job rather than going to job fairs. Job seekers walk around booths of […]

Death toll rises to 8 in China’s building explosion

Death toll rises to 8 in China’s building explosion

The death toll has risen to eight after Saturday’s explosion triggered by detonators illegally manufactured and stored at a residential building in north China’s Hebei Province, local authorities said Monday. Five more bodies were retrieved while rescuers were clearing the debris in the city of Baoding, the city government said in a statement late Monday. […]

The China Open “expression”

The China Open “expression”

The China Tennis Open 2012 concluded yesterday in Beijing with a wealth of global stars’ participation. Li Na vs. Maria Sharapova: Face to Face (People’s Daily Online/Li Zhenyu) Victoria Azarenka vs. Elena Vesnina: Toe to Toe (People’s Daily Online/Li Zhenyu) Branislav Ivanovic: Fail to Shine (People’s Daily Online/Li Zhenyu) Cheering for Maria (People’s Daily Online/Li […]

China sees holiday tourism peaks

China sees holiday tourism peaks

Tourists visit the Nanjing Road in Shanghai, east China, Oct. 5, 2012. Shanghai has received visitors of over 5 million person times during the first 6 days of the 8-day-long holiday. (Xinhua/Ding Ting) Tourists visit the Tai’erzhuang in Zaozhuang City, east China’s Shandong Province, Oct. 5, 2012. Tai’erzhuang has received tourists of 500,000 person times […]

Chinese mark National Day

Chinese mark National Day

More than 80,000 people from across China rallied at Tian’anmen Square in the heart of Beijing at daybreak Monday to watch the raising of the national flag. The crowd stood in silence when the national anthem was played and the five-star flag was raised on its mast. Though the ceremony is held every morning, Monday’s […]