US President Barack Obama's half brother said he hoped the Chinese version of his book will help China and the United States understand each other better.
The US commerce secretary is a step away from being the 1st Chinese-American ambassador to China.
One day after United States President Barack Obama announced the start of troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said China hoped the US would act responsibly during the withdrawal and help Afghanistan enhance its security capability.
The nomination speaks to Obama's push to develop a stronger partnership with China in energy.
Henry Kissinger is scheduled to arrive in Beijing on Friday for a series of public and private meetings as a guest of the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs.
The pace of new China listings may decelerate after the frenzy in the past two year.
The United States' central bank, the Federal Reserve, will allow its bond-buying program to lapse as scheduled at the end of the month
US President Barack Obama has faced mixed reaction to his decision to gradually withdraw troops from Afghanistan. He has been criticized for sacrificing Afghanistan for domestic political concerns.
US forces chief sees Afghan risk
China hopes the United States safeguards a peaceful and stable transition.
The US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on Thursday approved at a business meeting the nomination of the current US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to be the next US ambassador to China, sending his name to the Senate floor for confirmation.
An arm of a leading global think tank on environment, is considering setting up a special fund to aid China’s small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in the environment sector.
Yahoo Inc., Japan's Softbank Corp. and Chinese Internet company Alibaba Group say they remain in "constructive" talks and...