An exhibition celebrating the upcoming 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China is admired by visitors at the National Museum on Thursday. The painting shows Xu Liping and his team of technicians processing propellant for the nation's ballistic

Party fulfills promises to the people

When looking back over the past five years, changes in all aspects of Chinese society have occurred in such a gradual, steady manner that sometimes they may not be so conspicuous.



China will continue to make its contribution

The preparations for the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China are in full swing, and the event is drawing the attention of the whole world. Not only because it will herald some new faces among the country's top leaders, but also because it will outline policies to chart China's growth over the coming years.


Winds whip new terror into California wildfires

SONOMA, California - Fueled by the return of strong winds, the wildfires tearing through California wine country exploded in size and number on Wednesday as authorities ordered new evacuations and the death toll climbed to 23, a figure that is expected to rise.


Polls show Abe grabbing big win in general election

The move to revise Japan's Constitution is expected to gain pace after the general election on Oct 22 as opinion polls show that the ruling Liberal Democratic Party is heading for a solid win.


US urged to scrap 'non-market' status

The Ministry of Commerce on Thursday urged the United States to scrap its "non-market economy status" treatment of trade with China, and treat the country's goods shipment fairly, as such a measure is outdated and does not exist in World Trade Organization rules, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.


Walmart to open more hypermarts

Walmart, the world's largest retailer, is planning to open more compact hypermarkets in China with upgraded facilities, as it seeks to cater to the increasingly high-end and diversified demands of younger consumers.

Weekend Life

A musical marathon

The Beijing Music Festival will present Orchestral Marathon Chinese Symphonic All-Stars on Oct 14, featuring 10 hours of performances by 10 Chinese symphony orchestras.

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Small and medium-sized enterprise fair draws eager participation of overseas players

A brace of seminars and summits focusing on the key problems small and medium-sized enterprises face have attracted global officials, leading economists and entrepreneurs to exchange their views at the 14th China International Small and Medium Enterprise Fair.

Germany Special

Sino-German trade set to take off

Sino-German investment in technology-based services and trade in advanced products - such as cloud platform systems, smart manufacturing projects and sensors and industrial automation goods - is really set to take off.