China, Japan and the Republic of Korea should accelerate negotiations to establish a free trade area and reach agreements on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership as soon as possible to achieve regional integration.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said in Tokyo on Wednesday that China, Japan and South Korea should accelerate their negotiations for a trilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and achieve a Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) at an early date so as to promote the building of an East Asian Economic Community.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday congratulated Viktor Orban on his reelection and assumption of office as Hungarian prime minister.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Tokyo on Wednesday, vowing to enhance political mutual trust and win-win cooperation.
Li Yunxia's company will save about 6 million yuan (940,000 U.S. dollars) in annual operating cost from May, thanks to the VAT rates cut rolled out in China.
China's financial institutions, including banks, insurers and securities firms, saw net investment inflows from overseas investors in the first quarter, data from the nation's foreign exchange regulator showed Wednesday.
China's J-20 stealth fighter jets have begun their first-ever combat training over the ocean, a spokesperson confirmed Wednesday.
China has agreed to grant Japan RMB Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (RQFII) quota of 200 billion yuan (about 31.36 billion U.S. dollars), Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday called on China, Japan and South Korea to jointly safeguard free trade, expand investment and industrial capacity cooperation, as well as enhance enhance innovation cooperation and people-to-people exchanges.
The official media of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Wednesday asked the United States to show "etiquette and sincerity" as a dialogue partner.
Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp will lower its initial public offering goal to between $70 billion and $80 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter on Tuesday.
The 8th Asia-Pacific Floor Fair that officially kicked off in Guangzhou on Wednesday aims to offer a good platform and myriad of opportunities for Sino-foreign companies to expand cooperation and further increase their presence in both domestic and international market.
Changsha Medical University has started a compulsory course teaching students the value of hard work, and students will get credit for completing it, Xiaoxiang Morning Herald reported on Monday.
The organizers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics recently concluded a series of talks centering on PyeongChang 2018 and what can be learned for Beijing's showpiece event in 2022. Participants from the Beijing Organizing Committee, relevant government departments, venue owners, designers and other stakeholders all took part in the discussions over the last two weeks.
Around 100 museums in Beijing will be open for free on May 18, International Museum Day, including 17 museums that charge visitors usually.
China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) on Wednesday launched a targeted crackdown on solid waste pollution following frequent cases of the illegal disposal of harmful materials in several regions.
Retiring ex-NBA star Stephon Marbury plays basketball with Chinese students in an exchange match in Manhattan View at MIMA, New York, May 8, 2018.
Image acquired by the Operational Land Imager on Landsat 8 on May 5, 2018 shows a phytoplankton bloom in the North Sea.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday called on China and Japan to stick to the principles of the four bilateral political documents and consensuses, and bring bilateral ties back to the right track.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday that the China-Japan ties are at a crucial stage for improvement, as this year marks the 40th anniversary of the signing of the bilateral treaty of peace and friendship.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences plans to launch an online platform for psychological trauma interventions this year, to overcome a skills shortage.
Image taken from the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) onboard NASA's Terra satellite picks up hotspots on the thermal infrared bands - shown in yellow.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised its forecast for Asia's economic growth to 5.6 percent, and that for Hong Kong to 3.6 percent, according to a report it released here Wednesday.
Retiring ex-NBA star Stephon Marbury said he has applied for China's green card, calling the country his home.
China regrets the U.S. decision to leave the Iran nuclear deal, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said at a regular news conference on Wednesday.
A set of books about the relief work and reconstruction of areas devastated by the Wenchuan earthquake has been published in advance of the 10th anniversary of the quake.
The romantic drama "Us and Them," directed by actress and singer Rene Liu from China's Taiwan, led the Chinese box office in the week ending May 6, earning 656 million yuan (103 million U.S. dollars), China Film News reported Tuesday.
Pregnant Tibetan antelope have begun their annual migration to the heart of northwest China's Hoh Xil nature reserve to give birth, the reserve's management bureau said Tuesday.
China has received a letter from U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that invites Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to visit the United States for further economic and trade negotiations, the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement Wednesday.
Russia is open to dialogue with other countries in order to maintain peace and stability in the world, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday at a military parade marking the 73rd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.
A store selling baozi, a type of steamed bun, in central China's Zhengzhou City has refunded more than 140,000 yuan ($22,000) to a buyer who made a wrong digital payment that far exceeded the true cost.
The number of snow leopards in the Sanjiangyuan area, the source of China's major rivers, now exceeds 1,000, experts have estimated.
Three explosions in a span of 20 minutes heard in Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday afternoon with possible casualties.
China's bulk commodity market grew steadily in April with stable expansion in supply and sales, industrial data has showed.
Oil prices had a volatile trading session on Tuesday, and settled lower after U.S. President Donald Trump said the country will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.
World's leading integrated tunnel equipment manufacturing base has been put into operation in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province.
A total of 26 villagers have been sent to hospital with suspected food poisoning in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, local authorities said Wednesday.
The number of Chinese tourists visiting Ireland could reach 175,000 in 2025, more than double that in 2017, according to Tourism Ireland.
"China Week: Inheritance and Innovation" was launched at the Jianfu Gong, or the Garden of Established Happiness, in the Palace Museum in Beijing on Tuesday.
Nearly 100,000 Chinese tourists visited Sri Lanka till April this year, making China among the top three countries generating the most number of tourists to the island country, statistics from the Tourism Ministry showed Tuesday.
Connecting, a monumental sculpture specifically designed for the United States Embassy in Beijing, was officially unveiled at the embassy on May 8.
U.S. President Donald Trump did not quite surprise the world with his announcement to withdraw from the historic Iran nuclear deal. Besides giving a cold shoulder to such a unilateral move, most nations and regional blocs are now worried about the negative influence his decision could have on peace and denuclearization prospects in the war-torn Middle East.
Jiang Naijun, 98, works in her supermarket in Changchun City, Northeast China's Jilin Province, May 8, 2018.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will visit Washington DC at a proper time to continue the discussion about China-US trade friction with US President Donald Trump’s economic team, Chinese Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on Wednesday.
A direct air route opened between Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi province, and London on Monday.
The Qianhai Pilot Free Trade Zone in Shenzhen is expected to expand cooperation with Hong Kong in the coming years.
Photo taken on May 7, 2018 shows a massive sandstorm engulfed Bikaner in Rajasthan, India, reducing on-road and air visibility to almost zero and forcing locals to take cover inside buildings.
A special course is taught at the school to introduce the ancient language to the younger generation, taking them down memory lane to the Shang Dynasty (c.16th century-11th century BC), when the inscriptions were believed to be made.
Fireworks explode over the statue Motherland Calls, a World War Two memorial located on the top of Mamayev Kurgan hill, during a light and laser show dedicated to the 73rd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in Volgograd, Russia, May 8, 2018.
China's smartphone shipments continued to fall in April, industrial data showed Wednesday.
People celebrate the Tin Hau Festival in Hong Kong, May 8, 2018.
A name list of a covert Japanese unit for human experimentation during the anti-Japanese war was released for the first time by a Chinese exhibition hall in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China Central Television (CCTV) reported.
Japan's largest securities trader Nomura has become the first foreign player to plan the setting up of a holding firm in China, after the country eased market access to the securities sector.
A trade delegation from the U.S. west Pacific state of Oregon will travel to China this week to encourage more trade between the two sides, the Oregon TV outlet KTVZ reported Tuesday.
The world's first driverless rapid bus system, known as the Autonomous Rail Rapid Transit, or ART, started a test run on May 8.
Following U.S. President Trump’s announcement that the U.S. will be withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, international reaction has been swift – both in support and against the decision. Here is a collection of responses from across the world.
When local authorities seized Feng Aiqian's basket of shoelaces and buttons for the umpteenth time on a day in 1982, she decided to confront the Party chief of Yiwu county, Zhejiang province.
Chinese Super League (CSL) side Chongqing Lifan have dismissed rumors that Spanish midfield maestro -Andres Iniesta will join them after leaving Barcelona this summer.
A Chinese Cultural Creations Show will be staged at China Cultural Centers worldwide from May 10 to June 30, according to a press conference held at Jianfu Palace Garden in the Palace Museum on Tuesday.
Photo taken on May 7, 2018 shows ancient Jieqiao Village in Fenyi County, East China's Jiangxi Province. Built more than 1,000 years ago, Jiqiao is still home to many well-preserved ancient buildings of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties.
Alibaba has expanded its e-commerce presence in South Asia after acquiring Daraz to strengthen its globalization footprint.
Jiang, 98, who started a small supermarket last year called 97, donates all her income to the public.
The decrease of China's soybean imports in recent months shows that given the trade tension with the US, China is trying to reduce its dependency on foreign markets through improving its agricultural productivity level.
China's trade surplus with the United States in April widened by 43.8 percent from March to US$22.19 billion, reversing four consecutive months of decline, according to data from China Customs.
Nurses in military uniforms take part in a skills competition, held to mark International Nurses Day on May 12, at the Xinqiao Hospital of the Army Medical University in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, May 8, 2018.
For Tedela Chala, a supermarket worker in Addis Ababa, going to work is no longer the nightmare it used to be in the past, when traffic jams were an integral part of the chaotic city.
A mini replica of a landmark building in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality has been made using all kinds of edible ingredients. Seven young people in the city used a total of 9,800 kinds of food, including noodles, biscuits, chili and cured meat, to build replicas of six landmark buildings, including Hongya Cave, the Grand Theatre and the Liberation Monument, in one and a half months.
The Trump administration on Tuesday delivered a new assault to global multilateralism by announcing his decision to ditch the landmark Iran nuclear deal.
Barcelona star player Andres Iniesta's joining of Chongqing Lifan is in doubt as the Chinese club declared they would not pay Iniesta an enormously high price to sign him on Tuesday.
Japanese camera maker Olympus has announced that it will shut down its factory in southern China's Shenzhen City due to the changed market landscape, Chinese media reported on Tuesday.
Malaysian voters Wednesday morning went to the polls for the country's general election, with the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition meeting a fierce challenge brought by the opposition alliance -- Pakatan Harapan, or the Alliance of Hope.
Japanese camera-maker Olympus Corp on Monday announced that it will shut down its factory in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, due to low productivity and a weakened competitive competence in the market.
A view of the ruins of the former site of the Beichuan County after the Wenchuan Earthquake on May 12, 2008 in Sichuan Province.
Anyone from anywhere, from any walk of life can be a World Smile Day ambassador. Look at these lovely animals in Harbin Northern Forest Zoo. Have you been affected by their smiles?
Photo taken on May 8, 2018 shows creeper plants covering the walls of the Beida Building, built in 1917 in Nanjing University, East China's Jiangsu Province.
China Post released a set of two stamps, one of which features the image of the sculpture. On the stamp, with a face price of 1.2 yuan (19 cents), the statue is set against a drawing of Marx's former residence in Trier.
"Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai," a Chinese classical dance drama, was performed in Beijing on Tuesday, putting an end to its first run.
American scientists have developed a simple and robust approach for directly reprogramming mature skin cells into immature muscle cells, lending hope to the treatment of muscular dystrophy.
"While China-Japan relations continue to warm, it is hoped that the two sides could use the opportunity of Premier Li Keqiang's visit to bring a fresh start to peace and friendship between the two countries," said Yuji Miyamoto, former Japanese Ambassador to China.
The visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) aims to nail down a framework for the possible meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong Un, U.S. Department of State said in a press release Tuesday.
Nomura Holdings Inc, Japan's biggest brokerage and investment bank, applied to set up a joint venture (JV) brokerage in China on Tuesday, in which it is seeking a 51 percent stake.
An aerial photo shows the Xuankou Middle School, which was damaged in the Wenchuan Earthquake on May 12, 2008 and left untouched as a memorial to the disaster, in Yingxiu Town, the epicenter of the devastating earthquake in Sichuan Province.
Captive breeding programs to save endangered animals from extinction may be doing them more harm than good, with the captivity significantly impacting their internal organs, according to latest Australian research.
Two million yuan ($314,204) in found cash has been returned after a man left it with his ex-girlfriend at a Hangzhou bar as a 'break-up fee,' who then left it behind because she said it was a few million short.
The world's first virtual track vehicle, the Autonomous Rail Rapid Transit (ART), starts a test run which will last for three months in Zhuzhou, central China's Hunan province on May 8, 2018, reports rednet.cn.
4-year-old Lou Xinglei practices his bike balancing skills with the training of his father. He has won four gold medals and one silver at national games in less than two years. He will represent China to participate in global events.
The 71st Cannes Film Festival is held from May 8 to May 19.
China on Wednesday launched Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite, as part of the country's high-resolution Earth observation project.
China is likely to soon unveil one of its most anticipated weapons — a new-generation long-range bomber, aviation industry observers said amid disclosure of the plane’s appearance by its developer on Tuesday.
A stray cat that was trapped underground in a 50-meter-long cable tunnel in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province, for five years is believed to have finally escaped through a gap made in a concrete slab.
The Nansha Pilot Free Trade Zone will become a new international shipping hub, linking Guangzhou to more countries and regions in the years to come.
An enterprising government official in East China has found that raising an often overlooked member of the animal kingdom can lead to tangible economic benefits.
The launch ceremony for the first and only full and accurate comprehensive history of South China's Hainan province was held in Haikou, capital city of Hainan province, on May 7.
Mobile payment apps might be China's latest greatest invention among young smartphone-savvy urbanites, but for many older generations of Chinese, such newfangled technology only serves to make their lives more confusing.
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts expressed deep concern on Monday over possible tit-for-tat tariffs between China and the United States, but is optimistic that a negotiated solution can be found.
China, Japan and South Korea should carry out joint projects in such areas as capacity cooperation, poverty reduction, disaster management and energy saving through a new cooperation mode of "China-Japan-South Korea+X," said Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday urged the parties concerned to seize opportunity to promote denuclearization, and maintain peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.
The South Sudanese government has honored the fifth batch of Chinese doctors for their contributions to the health sector of the east African nation.
All public beaches in South China's tourist hot spot of Sanya will be monitored by drones by the end of 2018, local authorities announced on Monday night.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that China, Japan and South Korea should accelerate the negotiations for trilateral Free Trade Agreement and achieve the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) at an early date.
China has begun building a monitoring network in seismically active regions in Sichuan province and neighboring Yunnan province, according to the Institute of Care-Life, a key earthquake early-warning laboratory.
Beijing had over 260,000 qualified registered trademarks in 2017, according to a report released by the Beijing Administration for Industry and Commerce Tuesday.
The 71st Cannes International Film Festival rose its curtain on Tuesday with a gathering of movie industry professionals and cinema stars headed from all over the world to the French Riviera.
(L-R) Alek Wek, Jasmine Sanders, Valerie Messika, Kiersey Clemons, Olivia Munn, Luka Sabbat, and Lili Reinhart arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., May 7, 2018.
China's largest internet security company 360 Security Technology Inc unveiled a new smartphone on Tuesday to target mobile gaming enthusiasts, part of the Beijing-based company's broader push to tap into opportunities created by the internet of things.