The term haigui (海归) – literally “sea turtles,” which leave their shore of birth and venture far out to sea, to one day return home and procreate – became popular slang more than a decade ago in China. The term referred to mainland Chinese who go overseas to study, stay for some years to work, [...]
BEIJING, May 30 (Xinhua) — China on Wednesday called for a thorough investigation into the mass murder of civilians in the Houla region of west Syria. Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin made the remark at a press conference when asked whether China will expel Syrian diplomats working in the country. Liu said China wishes to [...]
China and Russia will resume energy negotiations in Beijing tomorrow, a month after Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang proposed a new model for China-Russia energy cooperation during a visit to Russia, but analysts did not expect a commercial deal soon despite the "good political will" of the two countries' leaders. Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan [...]
A couple in eastern China's Zhejiang Province who violated China's family planning rules has been fined 1.3 million yuan (US$205,000), the biggest such penalty levied by authorities in the city of Ruian. The couple gave birth to a daughter in February after having a son in 1995, Modern Express reported yesterday. Couples may have a [...]
(Beijing)–China has long been the world's largest consumer and a net importer of copper, which makes exporting large quantities of the metal seem counterintuitive. Yet Jiangxi Copper International Trading Co. Ltd. announced in May that it would join hands with other domestic traders and smelters and begin exporting refined copper, shipping it to transaction warehouses [...]
Anyone taking an objective look at the real changes in China would see clearly that China has made solid progress in human rights protection, and contributed significantly to the development of the international human rights cause. First, the Chinese government takes respecting and protecting human rights as a basic principle for governing the country. The [...]
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