Monthly Archives: September 2017

Xi: Strengthening trust is key

Strengthening political trust between Beijing and Singapore and moving the relations forward are good for both sides, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday.

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Nation set to launch Mars probe in 2020

China is on track to launch its first Mars probe around 2020, and plans call for retrieving soil and rock samples from the red planet before 2030, said Zhang Rongqiao, the mission’s chief designer.

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Ambassador Cui speaks out on issues affecting Americans

An ambassador rarely speaks for the people of the foreign country where he or she is posted. However, I’ve heard China’s Washington envoy Cui Tiankai speak for the Americans at least twice recently.

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China lauds UN environment pact

Foreign Minister Wang Yi said China, which attaches great importance to sustainable development, has incorporated “ecological construction” into its national development strategy.

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Fishermen village got boost from visit by Xi

Shenzhen’s Yumin village, facing Hong Kong to the south, was once known as a typical urban village in the Pearl River Delta, surrounded by high-rise buildings but characterized by dense and disorderly living conditions as well.

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Market will open wider to investors

China plans to open the domestic market wider to foreign investment in several key sectors, and the manufacturing of new energy vehicles and the financial sector are among the priorities for liberalization in coming months, a spokeswoman for the nation’s economic regulator said on Friday.

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