Cooperation is the best choice for China and the US,” Ga

 said. “This is not only beneficial to the two countries and their peoples, but also conducive to the entire world.” The words came as the US Department of Commerce reported that the US trade deficit with China narrowed by 6.4 perce nt to $34.5 billion in January. US goods exports to China dropped 22.3 percent […]

Information contained on flight recorders for the Indones

sia and Ethiopian planes has not been released, but analysts say the pilots may not have known h ow to turn off the anti-stall device after it pointed the nose of the plane down, and that may have been a factor in the crashes. On Wednesday, Mike Sinnett, Boeing’s vice-president, said he doesn’t see the […]

Event planned to fete PLA Navy’s 70th anniversary

More than 60 countries will send naval delegations to participate in the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Peo ple’s Liberation Army Navy in late April, a spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense said on Thursday. The celebration will showcase the progress of the PLA Navy and its growing capabili ty in safeguarding […]

Senior Colonel Zhou Bo, director of the Center for Secur

Cooperation at the ministry’s Office for International Military Cooperation, said that comp ared with other branches of the military, the PLA Navy plays a relatively larger role in protecting China’s overseas inter ests and maintaining security in key sea lanes such as the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia. “The PLA Navy is at […]

Currently, all special purpose local government bonds are

domestically rated “AAA”, the safest level. The sale to individual investors is mainly of project-link ed special-purpose bonds, a type of local government bond vigorously promoted by the government in re cent years. The cash flows generated from the underlying projects will be used as the primary repayment sources. In China, there are two types […]

Finance Minister Liu Kun said at a forum on Sunday tha

t the government plans to accelerate local government bond issuance this year. “We are tryi ng to complete the issuance of the new bond quota of 3.08 trillion yuan by the end of September.” “We will urge local governments to inject funds into projects quickl y in order to stabilize investment and expand domestic demand,” […]

But some were unmoved and the Northern Irish party cruc

rucial to getting the agreement through said it would reject the deal again. Britain was supposed to leave the bloc on Friday but Brussels agreed last week to put back the divorce date until April 12 to give it a chance to resolve a three-year crisis that has split the country down the middle. However, […]

In a spectacular display of indecision, the House of Comm

ons has voted against remaining in the EU and every version of leaving the EU,” tweeted James Cleverly, the Conservative Party’s deputy chairman. Nevertheless, some proposals fared better than May’s deal had done two weeks ago, and parlia ment was due to hold more indicative votes on Monday after refining the options most likely to […]

I didn’t even know I had to wear all white, nor did I prepare

a different pair of shoes for the surface. I was overwhelmed, in an embarrassing way.” Li played the final match of her stellar career at Wimbledon 2014 before retiring due to a chronic knee injury two months later. Now enjoying life as a housewife and businesswoman, the two-time Grand Slam singles champion spares no effort […]

Five Chinese women are ranked in the world’s top 50, spear

headed by No 18 Wang Qiang, who this week reached the Miami Open quarterfinals to become the first Chinese to go that far at the premier mandatory event since Li’s run to the final in 2014. Li is delighted to see her compatriots mixing it with the world’s best, but said she expects more. “It’s […]