Li pledges stronger parliamentary exchanges with Italy

2014-10-16 03:36:02

Premier Li Keqiang met respectively with Italian Lower House President Laura Boldrini and Senate President Piero Grasso on Wednesday, vowing to boost closer parliamentary exchanges between the two countries.

The way home

2014-10-15 21:48:10

Tragedy befalls the broken families suffering from child trafficking. Parents agonize over the day their children were abducted by human traffickers.

China to donate 50 mln USD to FAO

2014-10-15 19:22:25

Premier Li Keqiang said China will be a driving force in maintaining food security and promoting a hunger and poverty free world in his address to UN FAO.
Chinese, Italian companies sign $10b

All eyes on White Cane Safety Day

2014-10-15 09:48:43

In an effort to promote understanding of blindness and visual handicap, International White Cane Safety Day was established in 1970 to be held each year on October 15.

China strengthens poverty relief campaigns

2014-10-15 09:07:39

As China prepares for the country's first "Poverty-Relief Day" on October 17, forums and fundraisers have been arranged to hone in on areas in need of poverty alleviation.

Thirty-one top officials convicted of taking bribes

2014-10-15 08:08:02

Thirty-one senior officials have been found guilty as of Monday of taking bribes since China launched a campaign to clean up government in late 2012.

Money grows on trees for farmers

2014-10-15 08:08:02

Grinning with pride, a Chinese farmer held out two precious walnuts - globes so precisely symmetrical that consumers in search of hand massages value them more highly than gold.

Fever fears cast shadow on Canton Fair

2014-10-15 08:08:02

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa may adversely affect the China Import and Export Fair, as the number of foreign buyers at the upcoming event is expected to fall, organizers said on Tuesday.

China sees tech cure for healthcare woes

2014-10-15 07:33:34

Digital healthcare is helping bridge the chasm between China's developed health services in urban and rural area, and this is a multi-billion dollar opportunity for technology firms.

Hong Kong barricades taken down by police

2014-10-15 04:54:07

Police are set to let traffic flow again at protest sites in a busy area of Hong Kong after clearing lanes at two of three sites in an orderly and violence-free operation.

Premier Li arrives in Rome for official visit to Italy

2014-10-14 23:16:13

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived here Tuesday for an official visit to Italy and a trip to the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Capital's police beef up for APEC

2014-10-14 08:10:24

Police in Beijing's Huairou district have added to and integrated their forces in a move to ensure security at the APEC meeting there in November.