While enduring frictions in 2012, the two countries, with their economies increasingly intertwined, now realize they have too much to lose in a zero-sum game.
The booming yachting industry in China is attracting attention of major European industry players who are seeking to tap the growing interest of China's wealthy for the luxury lifestyle.
A cold front will sweep China's central and eastern regions over the next three days, bringing lower temperatures and strong winds.
Government officials are now being pressured to follow in the footsteps of Communist Party of China (CPC) leaders who have adopted simple working methods in an attempt to shore up public trust.
China on Friday said it is necessary to send marine surveillance planes in airspace over the Diaoyu Islands in order to safeguard its sovereignty.
Beijing will take a certain percentage of official vehicles off the road during times of extreme pollution to lower exhaust emissions and reduce air contamination.
China's space probe Chang'e-2 has successfully conducted a maneuver in which it flew by the asteroid Toutatis, about seven million km away from the Earth.
Shanghai will try using an information-sharing system to better match organs with patients.
The Beijing Public Security Bureau said that it had arrested a man who police believe attacked women with a blade in the subway.
China is set to expand a computerized system to ensure transparent and fair allocation of donor organs, said Vice-Minister of Health Huang Jiefu.
City to test out transplant project
The high-speed rail route from Beijing to South China's Guangzhou opening on Dec 26 will cut the journey from 22 hours to around eight.