With a new free trade zone, Djibouti seeks to transform from a military hub to a major trade center

Though one of the smallest countries in Africa, Djibouti is aiming to become the shipping, trade and business center of the continent, or the "Dubai of Africa," with ambitious projects co-developed by Chinese investors.

US must be responsible in forming global governance policy: FM

China on Friday called on the United States to be responsible in its words and policy-making, to show good global governance instead of creating disorder.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/21 10:12:51

China, UAE agree to lift ties to comprehensive strategic partnership

China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday decided to upgrade their bilateral relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/21 9:17:38

Cooling down

Four squirrel monkeys eat fruits to cool off on a scorching Friday at Hefei Wildlife Park in Hefei, capital of East China's Anhui Province. Hefei's weather on Friday reached 37 C, but Haixi of Northwest China's Qinghai Province snowed the same day.
Source: IC | 2018/7/20 23:53:40

Chinese firms to rival US companies on Fortune list

Chinese companies might rival their US counterparts in 2019 in terms of the number of companies in the Fortune Global Top 500 list, but they must improve a lot to match US companies in terms of strength, experts said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/20 23:48:40

China expands B&R agri ties

China is enhancing agricultural cooperation with countries along the Belt and Road, expecting to make a greater contribution to global agricultural development and economic growth, with experts saying the move can also neutralizing the negative impact of the trade frictions with the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/20 23:43:40

China begins 9th Arctic expedition to help build 'Polar Silk Road'

The Chinese research ship, Xue Long, also known as “Snow Dragon,” left Shanghai on Friday for the Arctic to conduct the country's ninth polar expedition, a move scientists said will better build China's “Polar Silk Road.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/20 23:13:40

China, UAE vow to advance all-round energy cooperation

China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) vowed on Friday to advance all-round cooperation in clean and renewable energy as they agreed to lift bilateral relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 23:11:04

China, UAE pledge further people-to-people exchanges

China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) pledged Friday to strengthen their people-to-people exchanges as they agreed to lift bilateral relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 22:50:59

Chinese military scientist gets top citation for research that helps warships use full electric propulsion

A Chinese military scientist has received a first-class merit citation, with military experts saying that the scientist's contributions have made China's next-generation warships, including aircraft carriers and destroyers, realize full electric propulsion (FEP).
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/20 22:03:40

China expands agri ties with B&R nations

Source: Global Times | 2018/7/20 22:00:48

Japan's lower house speaker to visit China

Tadamori Oshima, speaker of the House of Representatives of the Japanese parliament will visit China from July 23 to 27 at the invitation of Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 18:56:40

China strengthens military-civilian relations ahead of Army Day

The Ministry of Veteran Affairs and the Political Work Department of the Central Military Commission have issued a joint circular to promote military-civilian relations across the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 18:55:54