The 2013 Boao forum concentrates on topics relating to "restructuring" as economists from home and abroad have been invited to discuss China's reform in the next 10 to 15 years.BOAO sub-forum debates China's innovation Asian economies show greater trade interdependence Forum takes its place on world stage
President Xi reiterated China's commitment to a negotiated settlement of disputes related to the South China Sea, saying China will not allow any factors to disturb the China-ASEAN cooperation.
Forum takes its place on the world stage
Asian economies show trade interdependence
All live poultry markets in Shanghai will be closed from Saturday after H7N9 bird flu virus was found in pigeon samples from a farm product market.
Shanghai bans entry of live poultry
No sign of H7N9 human-to-human transmission
Yang Jiechi, a member of China's State Council, said in a phone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry that the two countries should work toward establishing a new kind of big-power relationship.