XI JINPING MEETS WITH PRIME MINISTER NAJIB RAZAK OF MALAYSIA

On November 3, 2016, President Xi Jinping met at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse with Prime Minister Najib Razak of Malaysia. Xi Jinping pointed out that China and Malaysia are close neighbors across the sea. Bilateral relations have achieved substantial development since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries 42 years ago, thanks to both … Continue reading XI JINPING MEETS WITH PRIME MINISTER NAJIB RAZAK OF MALAYSIA

LI KEQIANG ATTENDS THE 15TH MEETING OF SCO COUNCIL OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENTS (PRIME MINISTERS)

At noon of November 3, 2016 local time, Premier Li Keqiang attended the 15th Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Heads of Governments (Prime Ministers) at the conference center of Bishkek State Guesthouse. Li Keqiang expressed that the SCO has maintained a sound momentum of development since its establishment 15 years ago. … Continue reading LI KEQIANG ATTENDS THE 15TH MEETING OF SCO COUNCIL OF HEADS OF GOVERNMENTS (PRIME MINISTERS)

VICE FOREIGN MINISTER LI BAODONG MEETS WITH DIRECTOR-GENERAL FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS OF MINISTRY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS ANNA-KARIN ENESTRÖM OF SWEDEN

On November 3, 2016, Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong met with Director-General for Political Affairs of Ministry for Foreign Affairs Anna-Karin Eneström of Sweden, exchanging views on bilateral relations, the UN Security Council affairs, international and regional hotspot issues and other topics. (This article is published on the official website of Chinese Foreign Ministry)

VICE FOREIGN MINISTER LIU ZHENMIN MEETS WITH INTERSECTORAL DELEGATION OF THE BHUTANESE GOVERNMENT

On October 30, 2016, Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin met with visiting Minister of Agriculture and Forests Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji of the Kingdom of Bhutan, exchanging views on China-Bhutan relations and other topics. Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin welcomed the delegation led by Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, which consists of officials from agriculture, foreign affairs, religion, … Continue reading VICE FOREIGN MINISTER LIU ZHENMIN MEETS WITH INTERSECTORAL DELEGATION OF THE BHUTANESE GOVERNMENT

NEW HIGH-SPEED RAIL TECHNOLOGY EXPECTED TO CUT SAFETY ACCIDENTS BY HALF

CRRC Corporation Limited (CRRC), China’s major rolling stock manufacturer, is currently immersed in the research and development of new high-speed rail safety technology; once the research comes to fruition, rail safety accidents will decrease by 50 percent, according to Zhuzhou CRRC Times Electric Co., Ltd., a firm affiliated with CRRC’s research institute. Currently, several thousand … Continue reading NEW HIGH-SPEED RAIL TECHNOLOGY EXPECTED TO CUT SAFETY ACCIDENTS BY HALF

CAI QI APPOINTED ACTING MAYOR OF BEIJING

BEIJING, Oct. 31 — Cai Qi was appointed vice mayor and acting mayor of Beijing on Monday. The appointment was announced at the 30th session of the Standing Committee of the 14th Beijing Municipal People’s Congress, which is the local legislature. The meeting also accepted the resignation of Wang Anshun as mayor of Beijing. (This article is published on People’s Daily Online)

China ranks second in world as expat destination for career progression: HSBC report

China ranks second in the world as an expat destination for career progression, only after the U.S., said the Expat Explorer Survey recently issued by HSBC. The survey invited more than 27,500 expats in over 150 countries and regions this year to share their experiences in different areas ranging from personal finance to living conditions. … Continue reading China ranks second in world as expat destination for career progression: HSBC report

Newly opened tourism train route connects China’s southernmost, northernmost provinces

A special tourism train route connecting the southernmost and northernmost provinces of China was opened on Oct. 30. It takes 8 days to cover the whole section of the 4,100-kilometer route from Harbin to Hainan. The route, specifically promoted for tourism, is currently the longest tourism train route in China. Being a sight-seeing railway, the … Continue reading Newly opened tourism train route connects China’s southernmost, northernmost provinces