President Xi Jinping holds a welcoming ceremony for Brunei’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah in Beijing on Wednesday. Wu Zhiyi / China Daily

Diplomats planning out Trump's trip

The top diplomats of Beijing and Washington vowed that the two countries will work together to ensure US President Donald Trump's first visit to China yields "fruitful results", according to a statement released by the Foreign Ministry on Wednesday.


Govt issues guidance for quality of products

China will improve legislation to promote product quality and establish a system that subjects producers and sellers of substandard goods to punitive compensation measures.


Agreement near on heavy-lift helicopter

China and Russia are close to inking a cooperation agreement on the joint development and production of a heavy-lift helicopter, according to a senior Chinese helicopter designer.


A step toward ultimate shift to clean energy

For those who are familiar with China's laws and efforts to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases, the document issued by 15 central ministerial departments that says gas mixed with ethanol will be used to fuel vehicles nationwide by 2020 should not come as a surprise, because it will facilitate the shift from fossil fuels to clean energy.


Healing wounds in Irma's wake

MIAMI, Florida - "It felt like a big bomb on top of the roof," Hector, a homeowner in South Miami's Coconut Grove, said on Monday as he remembered the scene from Sunday's storm.


New iPhone may prove too costly

Apple Inc unveiled its most advanced iPhone on Wednesday, whose design is impressive enough to spark enthusiasm but its high price tag may prevent Chinese consumers from opening their wallets, analysts said.


Rare Glimpse Of A Masterpiece

An 18-year-old genius left the world with a work that has had resonance for the past nine centuries. Indisputably, A Panorama of Rivers and Mountains, the only surviving work from Song Dynasty (960-1279) painter Wang Ximeng, is one of the most important in China's fine art history.


Jose reins in expectations for excellence

MANCHESTER - Manchester United cannot be considered among the top band of teams in the Champions League, according to manager Jose Mourinho after his side brushed aside Basel 3-0 on its return to the competition.

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East Asia marine forum deepens regional ties

The East Asia Marine Cooperation Platform Huangdao Forum plays a major role in communication and cooperation between Qingdao and other East Asian regions regarding industry and commerce, ports and maritime engineering, and culture, the forum's organizers said.

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Digital music copyright awareness on the up

Awareness of digital music copyright protection should be improved in China, according to a recently released report.