Premier Li Keqiang leads a meeting of overseas enterprise representatives including Stuart Gulliver, CEO of HSBC (left), and former US Treasury secretary Lawrence Summers, during the China Development Forum in Beijing on Monday.Wu Zhiyi / China Daily

Li says trade friction should be tackled through dialogue

China firmly promotes trade liberalization and investment by safeguarding multilateral trade as a main channel for economic growth and by building an open and transparent regional free trade framework, Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday.


Saving China from 'cancer of the Earth'

In January, 65-year-old Guo Wangang took over his father's job. His work is of national importance, but he isn't running a giant corporation; instead he is guarding the Babusha Forest Farm in Gulang, a county in the northwestern province of Gansu.


Norway is happiest country

NEW YORK - Norway displaced Denmark as the world's happiest country in a new report released on Monday that called on nations to build social trust and equality to improve the well-being of their citizens.


Brazil offers portion of comfort

BRASILIA - President Michel Temer, confronting a corruption scandal tarnishing Brazil's lucrative meat industry, met on Sunday with executives and foreign diplomats to assuage health concerns tarnishing a sector responsible for $12 billion in annual exports.


New Windows 10 courts govt deals

Microsoft Corp has developed the first version of a China-customized Windows 10 operating system and is now in a good position to serve local governments and State-owned enterprises, said Alain Crozier, CEO of Microsoft Greater China.


StanChart to raise investments in digital banking, wealth biz

Standard Chartered Plc said on Monday it will increase investments in China this year with a focus on digital banking, wealth management and its renminbi business while seeking to partner up with the Chinese side under the Belt and Road Initiative, the group's chairman said.


Bactrian bounty

If you want to see artifacts from the Bactrian hoard, your time has come. A selection of around 20,000 gold artifacts excavated in 1978 from several tombs in Tilla Tepe in northern Afghanistan by a Greek-Soviet archaeologist Viktor Sarianidi is displayed in Beijing.

Xiamen Special

Siming expats' long-standing preferred choice for relocation

At first glance, Siming district, in the city of Xiamen in East China's Fujian province, has all the hallmarks of a busy commercial center: busy traffic, tall office buildings and the general hustle and bustle. But what sets it apart from other hub cities is its livable environment, attracting many foreigners.

Company Special

Adama yields success with Chinese ingredients

Since the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between Israel and China 25 years ago, ties between the two countries have continued to grow stronger, especially in the areas of education, scientific research and industry.