The recent "informal" summit between President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, was historic. It was aimed at "resetting" Sino-Indian relationship, which goes back more than two millenniums.
Compared with the Liaoning, China's first aircraft carrier, the first domestically built aircraft carrier 001A is a more advanced vessel in many respects.
Wider opening-up is a strategic choice for China as the country shifts its growth model to pursue high-quality development, experts said.
To mark the 40th anniversary of reform and opening-up this year, China has started a new campaign to deepen economic reform and opening-up, and mapped out a sweeping reform program for Party and government institutions.
The Third Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party has approved the plan of deepening the Party and country's institutional reform on Feb 28, which included the reform of natural resource and ecological environment management.
China's second aircraft carrier left a port outside the Dalian Shipyard on Sunday morning for its first sea trial, signaling that the production of this domestically built carrier is nearly complete.
On May 3, Japan observed the 71st anniversary of its Constitution that went into effect in 1947.
Five years have passed since Chinese President Xi Jinping expounded on China's Africa policy in Tanzania, which has drawn a roadmap for the future of China-Africa ties in the new era resulting in closer China-Africa traditional friendship, cooperation, as well as stronger political mutual trust.
China and the United States have agreed to start fresh talks in Washington "at an appropriate time", which is a positive development to avert an all-out trade war.
U.S. President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions on the Middle East country on Tuesday. The deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, was signed by the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (the U.S., Russia, China, Britain and France), Germany and Iran in Vienna on July 14, 2015, after 18 months of negotiations, and immediately approved by the Security Council.