Foreigners who obtain permanent residency will have the same pension, employment and property rights as Chinese citizens, under new regulations.
New rules give foreign experts five-year visas
China's largest fishery patrol ship, the Yuzheng 206, started its maiden voyage from Shanghai to patrol waters near the Diaoyu Islands on Tuesday, according to the Regional Bureau of East China Sea Fishery Management of the Ministry of Agriculture.
With the US wanting to put pressure on China at the upcoming annual trade meeting, Chinese experts said dialogue rather than complaints will help solve the ongoing problems. Xi lauds nation's US ties
China is likely to have the world's largest economy by 2030 - surpassing the United States, the US National Intelligence Council said in a report.
'No room for over-optimism' for economy
After enjoying what may prove to be the world's biggest ever, one-day, online shopping bonanza last month, Chinese e-commerce players are gearing up for another sales promotion on Wednesday, this time luring customers with what's being dubbed the "double 12" shopping spree.
The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator taxies on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the Atlantic Ocean in this Dec 9, 2012 handout photo obtained by Reuters Dec 10, 2012.
The largest Chinese acquisition ever in the US - a stake of up to 90 percent in the aircraft-leasing arm of AIG - is likely to be approved.
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