China's Ambassador to the US recently hosted an open house at the Chinese embassy in Washington with the theme "Experiencing Chinese Culture".
The rise of China's soft power, especially in culture, is attracting attention in the US.
Over half of the people in China and the United States have a favorable opinion of each other.
It is important for the United States to maintain a sound relationship with China for the prosperity and peace of the Asia-Pacific region.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced Washington's decision to exempt China and Singapore from sanctions over imports of Iranian oil.
As Washington is gearing up its diplomatic efforts in Southeast Asia, it is equally important to maintain a sound relationship with China.
Chinese military officials called for proper resolution of the issue of US surveillance flights near China.
Judy Chu, the first Chinese-American woman to serve in Congress, speaks to China Daily on June 18 after the US House of Representatives formally expressed regret for laws enacted in the late 19th century discriminating against Chinese immigrants.
China praises the US House of Representatives for apologizing about discriminating laws targeting Chinese immigrants, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said.
The US House of Representatives unanimously expressed regret for the passage of discriminatory laws against Chinese immigrants to the United States.
China said on Friday that it will keep an open mind about discussions with the United States on cooperation in Africa.
"Made in China" is increasingly being attached to products originating in China from domestic companies - and gaining acceptance in the West.