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Glamorous NZ TV series predicted to provide tourism boost

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:01 pm | People's Republic Of China

The screening across China yesterday (Eds: May 25) by State television channel CCTV of a major New Zealand-based documentary will be seen by tens of millions of Chinese viewers, and likely lead to a significant boost in tourism. More >>

Shanghai Cooperation Org. (SCO) Anti-terror Drill

Tuesday, 7 August 2007, 6:12 pm | People's Republic Of China

A joint anti-terrorism military exercise, sponsored by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and slated for Aug. 9-17, will enhance the exchange among SCO member countries and improve their counter-terror capabilities, experts said. More >>

Major Income Tax Amendments in China

Monday, 29 August 2005, 8:23 pm | People's Republic Of China

A legislative hearing will be held on September 27 to hear opinions on amendments to personal income tax law, the national legislature announced on Sunday. It is the first time that the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) has ... More >>

Chinese Central Delegation Arrives in Lhasa, Tibet

Monday, 29 August 2005, 8:21 pm | People's Republic Of China

A delegation sent by the Chinese central authorities arrived in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Saturday to attend the celebrations marking the 40th anniversary of the founding of the ethnic autonomous region in southwest China. The ... More >>

Gender Imbalance Not Due to One-Child Policy

Friday, 26 August 2005, 6:01 pm | People's Republic Of China

A senior Chinese official said that the existence of unbalanced sex ratio at birth in China has nothing to do with the country's family planning policy. More >>

China: Hu's Visit to US, Canada and Mexico

Friday, 26 August 2005, 5:57 pm | People's Republic Of China

Chinese President Hu Jintao's upcoming state visit to the United States, Canada and Mexico is aimed at strengthening dialog, increasing mutual trust and promoting cooperation for common development, Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing said Thursday. More >>

China hopes EU Police Enhances Bilateral Ties

Wednesday, 15 October 2003, 12:03 pm | People's Republic Of China

China hopes its policy paper to the European Union will enhance comprehensive bilateral ties, a Foreign Ministry official said in Beijing on Oct.13. More >>

FM spokeswoman on China's EU Policy Paper

Wednesday, 15 October 2003, 12:02 pm | People's Republic Of China

The Chinese government hopes to enhance cooperation with the European Union (EU) and promote long-term and stable development of relations with its EU Policy Paper, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Zhang Qiyue in Beijing on Oct.13. More >>

China to Launch Manned Space Flight on Oct. 15

Thursday, 9 October 2003, 11:28 pm | People's Republic Of China

After a decade of preparation, China will launch its first human being into space on October 15 in a 90-minute flight that will orbit the Earth once, a top government rocketry official said. More >>

ASEAN Leaders China, Japan, ROK hold 10+3 meeting

Wednesday, 8 October 2003, 10:48 pm | People's Republic Of China

The leaders of the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASIAN), and China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) (10+3) held their seventh summit meeting here on Oct.7. More >>

Chinese FM meets Rumsfeld on Sino-US ties

Thursday, 25 September 2003, 11:03 pm | People's Republic Of China

Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing on Tuesday exchanged views with US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Sino-US relations and on military exchanges between the two countries. More >>

China builds world's biggest power grid: report

Tuesday, 23 September 2003, 9:55 pm | People's Republic Of China

China has set up the biggest power grid in the world with a combined installed power capacity of 140 million kilowatts, and a span of 4,600 kilometers across 14 provinces and municipalities, Beijing Daily reported on Sep.22. More >>

Hong Kong to host 2004 WTO ministerial meeting

Tuesday, 16 September 2003, 11:18 pm | People's Republic Of China

The sixth ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) will be held in Hong Kong, China, Chairman of the fifth WTO ministerial meeting in Cancun and Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Ernesto Derbez said in Mexico on Sep. 14. More >>

China hopes consensus on Iraq can be reached soon

Wednesday, 10 September 2003, 10:08 pm | People's Republic Of China

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Kong Quan said in Beijing Sep. 9 that China hopes the parties concerned can cooperate to reach consensus on the Iraq issue soon. Kong spoke in reply to questions on China's response to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan's ... More >>

China Urges USA To Recognise Tibet Part of China

Tuesday, 9 September 2003, 9:50 pm | People's Republic Of China

China urged the United States to honour its commitment to recognize Tibet as a part of China and not support "Tibet independence.'' More >>

Chinese president meets former US president

Tuesday, 9 September 2003, 2:02 pm | People's Republic Of China

Chinese President Hu Jintao said in Beijing on Sep 8 that stable and healthy relations between China and the United States conforms to the fundamental interests of the two peoples, and is conducive to the peace, stability and development of the region ... More >>

Chinese Premier: Stable RMB Benefits US and China

Thursday, 4 September 2003, 10:39 pm | People's Republic Of China

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao told U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow on Sept. 3 that both China and the United States benefited from a stable Renminbi (RMB). More >>

Chinese FM spokesman on Beijing six-party talks

Thursday, 4 September 2003, 12:25 pm | People's Republic Of China

China suggested on Sept. 2 that the United Nations Security Council take a cautious attitude toward getting involved in the Korean nuclear issue. More >>

China to cut troops by 200,000

Tuesday, 2 September 2003, 8:56 pm | People's Republic Of China

China has decided to further cut its troops by 200,000 to 2.3 million by the year 2005, following the previous disarmament of 500,000 during the Ninth Five Year Plan Period (1996-2000), Xinhua reported on Sept. 1. More >>

China's growth significant for global economy

Tuesday, 2 September 2003, 8:54 pm | People's Republic Of China

China's rapid growth and expanding trade have significant potential benefits for both the global and regional economies, said Horst Kohler, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday Sept. 1 in Beijing. More >>





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