With a car launch and a visit to William Shakespeare's house, Premier Wen Jiabao began his UK visit on Sunday in Birmingham and made mutual respect a cornerstone for relations between the two countries.
After announcing the purchase of Hungarian bonds at the start of his visit to Europe, Premier Wen Jiabao on Saturday further assured nations in Central and Eastern Europe about Beijing's commitment to support their efforts to beat the debt crisis.
Using her talent in design and fashion, Hu Xinying opened a balloon-decoration store, the first of its kind in the capital, in 2009, creating stunning balloon designs for weddings, birthday parties or other romantic occasions.
The Chinese consumers are now believed to consume more than twice as much organic food as health-conscious Japan. The Chinese government statistics show the market is worth about 10 billion yuan ($1.55 billion), having quadrupled over the past five years.
China's timing for realizing the yuan's full convertibility into other currencies is already mature enough to facilitate yuan's internationalization, and the country will be able to liberalize currency exchange rates in three years, a leading economist said on Sunday.
When Liu Shuwei wrote a post on her micro blog to help a remote village sell walnuts and raise money to build a road before they're harvested in October, she didn't expect all the produce to be snapped up within one month.
The development of the Internet over the past 20 years has not only changed the way most people live their lives, but has also provided a plethora of new platforms for business. The advertising industry's adoption of the micro blog, or Weibo, as a promotional tool is a pertinent example.