RAROTONGA, Cook Islands, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) — China is open to work with any country in helping to bring stability and prosperity to the Pacific islands region, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai said Wednesday. Speaking ahead of the launch of a three-way partnership to bring a water supply project to the Cook Islands with [...]
China and its armed forces have the "confidence, capability" and unwavering determination to defend the Diaoyu Islands, the Defense Ministry said on Thursday. A think-tank member visiting Beijing also warned that the frequent defense collaboration of the US-Japan alliance has strained the atmosphere of the Asia-Pacific region, and the weakened strategic mutual trust of the [...]
It has been reported that the government of Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, is considering levying a 10-yuan ($1.59) pollution fee per day on tourists in the area near the Dianchi Lake, the largest freshwater lake and a major tourist site in the province. The fee collection plan is up for legal assessment [...]
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is on her second visit to China this year, Thursday injected much-needed confidence into the eurozone, which has been suffering a debt crisis for nearly three years. The two sides inked a series of business deals, including the purchase of 50 Airbus planes worth $3.5 [...]
With an eye on the country's growing number of movie fans, American and Chinese companies begin to plan future blockbusters. (Beijing) – The first signs of cooperation between Hollywood filmmakers and their Chinese counterparts have recently made their debuts. In August, the American company DreamWorks Animation, known for making animated hits such as Shrek and [...]
RECENTLY, hundreds of Motorola Mobility employees in Beijing and Nanjing in Jiangsu Province vented their anger through protests against mass layoffs. According to certain media estimates, at least 468 employees in Beijing and 450 in Nanjing will lose their jobs as part of Google's plan to lay off around 4,000 workers, globally. Google bought the [...]
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