China opposes proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

China opposes the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei reiterated at a regular press briefing Wednesday. He made the comments in response to a question regarding reports which said that the Republic of Korea authorities seized a Chinese ship en route to Syria in May […]

Western Union Partnership with ChinaPay Will Enable Direct RMB Payments for Universities around the World

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., November 12, 2012 – Western Union Business Solutions, a unit of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), today announced its plans for expanding Western Union’s partnership with ChinaPay, the online and mobile payments subsidiary of UnionPay, the bankcard association in China. The expanded partnership with Western Union Business Solutions will enable participating universities and […]

Eric Liu: Citizen Who?

If you look beneath the rhetoric of many of our deepest political and cultural disagreements, what is often at issue is a simple question: what does it mean to be an American citizen? In a provocative one-man performance, former Clinton White House speechwriter Eric Liu, author of The Gardens ofDemocracy and The Accidental Asian, takes […]

FM press conference on Nov. 6

Q: Which Chinese leader will attend the East Asia Leaders’ Meetings? A: Relevant information will be released in due course. After the press conference, a journalist asked the following question: IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano submitted a report to the UN General Assembly on November 5 which said that Iran failed to provide more information […]

Asia-Europe summit cements agreement on key issues

Asia-Europe summit cements agreement on key issues

Asian and European leaders on Tuesday stressed their determination to cement partnership between the two regions as the Ninth Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Lao capital of Vientiane concluded. With economic and financial issues featuring high on the agenda, the occasions bring together heads of state and government of 51 ASEM partners following the accession […]

Shurooq-led delegation delivers flawless presentation at Global Entrepolis Singapore 2012

Shurooq-led delegation delivers flawless presentation at Global Entrepolis Singapore 2012

Key sectors and opportunities highlighted; business leads secured Sharjah, 27 October 2012 A number of booming sectors where demand is outpacing supply; a key geographical centrebetween Africa, Asia and Europe; an increased requirement for specialised services due toa rising middle class; and a friendly and supportive business and investment environment –these are the key factors […]

Fox International productions and Bona Film Group announce production deal

Agreement Includes Development Co-production and Joint Distribution of Multiple Chinese-Language Films LOS ANGELES & BEIJING (October 26, 2012) FOX INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTIONS (FIP), a division of 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, and BONA FILM GROUP LTD. (Nasdaq: BONA), one of China’s largest motion picture producers and distributors, today announced a multi-picture deal in which the two […]

China’s Energy Policy 2012

The Information Office of the State Council, or China’s cabinet, on Wednesday published the 2012 edition of white paper on the country’s energy policy. Following is the full text: China’s Energy Policy 2012 Information Office of the State Council The People’s Republic of China October 2012, Beijing First Edition 2012 China Internet Information Center Preface […]

Entrepreneurs in Taipei confident about business performance: Global Entrepreneur Indicator survey

Entrepreneurs in Taipei are very confident about their businesses’ performance in the next six months, according to the Global Entrepreneur Indicator Survey by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) released today. Three in four entrepreneurs reported that their businesses’ net profit had increasedduring the last six months and all of them predicted that their net profit would […]

Foreign Ministry press conference on Oct. 18

Foreign Ministry press conference on Oct. 18

Q: First, Japanese Foreign Minister Gemba published an article on the French newspaper Le Figaro claiming that the Diaoyu Islands are Japanese territory, and it is unjustified for some country to assert territorial claim with might in disregard of international order. How does China comment? Second, it is reported that following yesterday’s visit of LDP […]