A fishing vessel from Taiwan left for the Diaoyu Islands on the morning of Thursday.
A new method for calculating global trade flows will likely help reshape the trade relationship between China and the United States.
Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, received 6.5 million tourists in 2012, regional tourism authorities revealed.
China has set a cautious industrial output target for 2013, as regulators beat the drum once again on industry consolidation to tackle overcapacity.
"China is a very dynamic market for Microsoft and its strong desire to improve is fueling the nation's drive forward."
Increasing Chinese companies started to choose the U.S. market as a place that they would like to have operations, which means new jobs for Americans, said a US trade group.
Increasing Chinese companies started to choose the US market as a place that they would like to have operations, which means new jobs for Americans.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief said on Wednesday that the economic recovery is still weak, and uncertainty is still high.
Ties between China and the Republic of Korea are expected to get warmer under their new leaderships.
Beijing has warned Manila against any moves that may complicate or escalate tensions between the two nations, in response to the Philippines' seeking United Nations arbitration over its territorial claims.
The US House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill to extend the debt limit through the middle of May.
The global financial structure remains little changed five years on from the onset of the crisis, the deputy director general of the IMF said.