China’s top legislator addresses 5th Western China Int’l Co-op Forum

China’s top legislator addresses 5th Western China Int’l Co-op Forum

Wu Bangguo, chairman of the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress, addresses the 5th Western China International Cooperation Forum in Chengdu, capital of southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Sept. 26, 2012. Wu Bangguo (3rd R, front), chairman of the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress, visits the exhibition of the 13th Western China International […]

China opposes Japanese landing on Diaoyu Islands

China opposes Japanese landing on Diaoyu Islands

China has strongly protested against the landing on the Diaoyu Islands by Japanese government security personnel. A number of Japanese security personnel landed on the islands illegally on Friday evening, in the name of preventing Taiwan activists from doing so. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hong Lei says the move constitutes a severe violation of China‚Äôs territorial […]

China launches two Beidou navigation satellites

China launches two Beidou navigation satellites

The Long March-3B rocket carrying two satellites blasts off from the launch pad at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, on Sept. 19, 2012. China successfully launched two satellites into space Wednesday morning, the 14th and 15th of its indigenous global navigation and positioning network known as Beidou, or Compass […]

Jia Qinglin attends cross-strait business summit in Nanjing

Jia Qinglin attends cross-strait business summit in Nanjing

Jia Qinglin (L), chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, and Lien Chan (R), honorary chairman of the Chinese Kuomintang party, attend the cross-strait business summit in Nanjing, capital city of east China’s Jiangsu Province, Sept. 19, 2012. Entrepreneurs from the Chinese mainland and southeast China’s Taiwan took part in […]

Wang Lijun stands trial for four charges

Wang Lijun stands trial for four charges

Wang Lijun, Chongqing’s former vice mayor and former police chief, stood an open trial on Tuesday in a court in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, for bribe-taking and bending the law for selfish ends. The Chengdu City Intermediate People’s Court held a closed-door trial on Monday on Wang’s two other charges of defection and abuse […]

Japan to mobilize coast guard when Beijing’s ships reach islands

Japan to mobilize coast guard when Beijing’s ships reach islands

Japan says it will mobilize its coast guard when Chinese government ships reach a disputed archipelago in the East China Sea, raising the possibility of a confrontation between the two powerful Asian nations. In a statement released Wednesday, the Japanese foreign ministry said the coast guard mobilization will happen “when the (Chinese) ships get there, […]

WW2 bombing victims in Chongqing sue Japan

WW2 bombing victims in Chongqing sue Japan

Victims of a series of bombings of southwest Chinese city Chongqing during World War Two are seeking compensation from the Japanese government, more than seven decades after an atrocity that killed nearly 40,000 people. The collective civil suit was brought by 15 Chongqing bombing survivors — including a 91 year old — and their families […]

Ma Xiaotian attends 6th China-Vietnam Defense, Security Consultation

Ma Xiaotian attends 6th China-Vietnam Defense, Security Consultation

Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Ma Xiaotian (L) shakes hands with Vietnamese Deputy Defense Minister Nguyen Tri Vinh prior to the sixth China-Vietnam Defense and Security Consultation in Hanoi, Vietnam, Sept. 3, 2012. Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Ma Xiaotian (2nd […]

China gets Paralympics’ first gold, topping medal table

China gets Paralympics’ first gold, topping medal table

Similar as the London Olympics, China took the Paralympic Games’ first title and topped the medal table with six gold, six silver and three bronze medals on Thursday, the first matchday of the London Paralympics. Chinese shooter Zhang Cuiping pocketed the Games’ first gold in the women’s R2-10m air rifle standing with 500.9 points and […]

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