Northeast Asia, including China, will remain high up on the US' priority list, said a US State Department official in Washington.
The UN Security Council has accomplished its tasks "smoothly" for February due to the joint efforts of all council members, and China has delivered on its promise as the presiding president of the council for the month.
Scholars, government officials and company executives from China and the US got together Feb 26 and put their heads together at a three-day conference on how to better tap into the potential for China-US economic cooperation.
US Congress narrowly averted a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, but the forces behind the chaotic episode remain.
The first Apple retail store in Northeast China opened on Saturday, which is also Apple's 17th retail store in the Chinese mainland.
China's central bank is to cut benchmark deposit and lending rates to further lower financing costs for Chinese companies.
A former celebrity TV presenter China Central Television has released a self-funded documentary about smog, inspired by her sick daughter.
Ambassador Liu Jieyi of China, the rotating president of the UN Security Council for February, wrapped up "a very busy month" on Friday.
Ling Jihua has been removed from the post of vice chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee.
Analysts said China's decision to remove some of the leading tech companies from its state-approved purchase list is designed to aid the country's technology sector while addressing what Beijing sees as security concerns.
The yuan will get near the top of the East Asian monetary order, but will not challenge the US dollar's position as the world's top currency, according to an expert in Washington.
Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.