Xi attends G20, tours Australia, N. Zealand and Fiji

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Brisbane Friday for the 9th G20 Summit in Australia, and has state visits to Australia, New Zealand and Fiji on his schedule from November 15 to 23.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/11/16 19:24:42

Paris attacks: Latest updates

The provisional death toll of Paris attacks is 129 and 352 injured, among whom at least 99 in very critical situations, Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins announced Saturday evening.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/11/15 19:12:45

Reports from the Silk Road

In his separate visits to Kazakhstan and Indonesia in September and October 2013, President Xi Jinping called for joint development of an "Economic Belt along the Silk Road" and a "Maritime Silk Road of the 21st Century". The "Belt" and the "Road" are two major initiatives that China has made to deepen reform and opening-up and advance its neighborhood diplomacy.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/5/22 19:22:04

China to boost rule of law

More than a month has passed since the annual policy-setting meeting of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in late October. Yet the ruling party's decision to "comprehensively advance the rule of law" remains a talking point among political analysts, as it is expected to become the cornerstone of the modernization of China's State governance and national rejuvenation.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/12/4 19:43:53

China's Economy: 2014 review

China's economy has experienced a bumpy year in 2014, with growth having slipped to 7.3 percent in the third quarter year-on-year, the slowest pace since the first quarter of 2009 during the global financial crisis, when growth measured 6.6 percent.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/1/5 17:55:53

Xi Jinping's UK visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to UK from October 19 to 23, the first by a Chinese president for ten years, will include stays in London and Manchester.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/10/18 19:13:28

'Iron Lady' hailed as promoter of Sino-British relations

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, who led the country throughout the 1980s, died on April 8 following a stroke at the age of 87.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2013/4/9 17:39:24

Xi Jinping returns to US for state visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to arrive in Seattle on September 22 for a seven-day official state visit to the US. The special coverage reports on the latest news and developments, as well as looks back on Xi's previous US visits.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/9/20 19:08:38

US first lady Michelle Obama visits China

US First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in Beijing on March 20 afternoon, kicking off her seven-day visit to China, at the invitation of Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/3/20 19:15:35

China protests US cyber-theft incitment

Chinese Ambassador Cui Tiankai on May 20 accused the United States of hypocrisy for charging five Chinese nationals of alleged commercial espionage, citing Edward Snowden's revelations of US spying operations worldwide.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/5/21 19:12:08

China, US seek to reboot relations at strategic dialogue

After months of tension caused by cyber security and maritime disputes, an annual meeting between senior Chinese and US officials, which starts Wednesday in Beijing, is hoped to put the brake on a downward spiral in Sino-US relations.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/7/9 18:57:43

Summer Davos Forum 2015

The upcoming "Summer Davos" meeting in China's Dalian will feature discussions on China and global economic growth, and technological innovation.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/9/8 18:02:51

China celebrates 70th Anniversary of Victory of World Anti-Fascist War

The September 3 parade will be the first to commemorate the anniversary of victory in the Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression and WWII. It is also the first time that foreign armies will participate in a military parade in China.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/9/1 15:58:45

CCTV's post-WWII documentary shows Berlin's tough repentance lesson for Tokyo

The documentary presents the different attitudes of Germany and Japan with regard to World War II, and provides a comparison between the two countries' influences on their populations.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/7/2 20:08:58

Tianjin explosions: Latest updates

An explosion ripped through a warehouse in the Binhai New Area in China's Tianjin City on August 12.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/8/13 13:06:31

Bangkok explosions: Latest updates

Four Chinese nationals, including two from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, have been confirmed killed in a Bangkok explosion Monday night, the Chinese embassy in Thailand said on Tuesday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/8/18 14:53:50

The unfinished legacy - a special report on how history overshadows Japan and its neighbors

70 years ago, the inferno of war was finally put out after colossal losses to human civilization. We now enjoy peace, as well as prosperity that built on victory in the war. This year is an opportunity for the world to remember and reflect. As close neighbors, China and Japan's history has been intertwined, mingling both mutual learning and battle. The past century saw the most bitter memories of warfare but also magnanimity in peace. However, while the mainstream calls for peace and cooperation, the right-wing camp in Japan has never stopped its pursuit of overturning the postwar consensus and political structure. Their efforts have increasingly driven the national policymaking process.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/8/7 16:59:26

Ferry carrying 454 people sinks in Yangtze River

The Eastern Star, which left the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing at 1:15 pm Thursday bound for Chongqing Municipality on the upper reaches of the river, sank "within one or two minutes" of being caught in freak weather in Jianli, Hubei Province, according to the ship's captain and chief engineer who survived the incident.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/6/2 15:26:42