President Xi Jinping meets Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the fourth Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, on Tuesday.Mikhail Metzel / Tass

Xi, Putin vow to boost ties, peace

President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin agreed on Tuesday that regardless of changes in the international situation, the two countries will firmly develop bilateral relations and safeguard global peace and stability.

40 Years On

Pioneer neurosurgeon still probing brain's secrets

Li Yongjie can still vividly recall the details of the first brain operation he conducted to treat Parkinson's disease after he returned from the United States 20 years ago.


US fires yet another salvo at the world order

Giving another example of its diplomatic audacity and scorn for international law, the Donald Trump administration has threatened to arrest and sanction judges of the International Criminal Court if they move to charge any US personnel who served in Afghanistan with war crimes.


World urged to alter crisis course

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday appealed for stronger leadership and ambition from the international community to reverse the impact of climate change, "a direct existential threat" at what he said was "a defining moment".


Top legislator meets DPRK top leader

PYONGYANG - Kim Jong-un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, met China's top legislator Li Zhanshu again on Monday and hosted a special arts performance and a grand reception for the visiting delegation.


Apple customers may pay price of trade tension

Apple Inc is likely to suffer greatly from the ongoing China-US trade tension, as experts said moving production of its iPhones from China to the United States could lead to a price rise of as much as 20 percent.


Liaoning pursues revitalization

Liaoning province is recovering from its leaner years as it attracts more and more foreign capital and know-how, especially in advanced technology, services, logistics and the financial sector, maintaining robust growth as it competes with other coastal provinces.


Qingdao's May Fourth Square celebrates self-determination

The once small fishing village of Jiao'ao has been transformed over 200 years into the vibrant port city of Qingdao in Shandong province.


Osaka poised for run to No 1

TOKYO - After going from goofball to Grand Slam champion, Naomi Osaka can follow her historic US Open triumph by becoming Japan's first world No 1, predicts Japanese tennis great Kimiko Date.

IP Special

Southern Transport Corridor focus of China-ASEAN Expo

Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region will move quickly to shore up areas of weakness in the construction of the Southern Transport Corridor, facilitating the exchange of goods between China and Southeast Asia and further releasing the market potential of trade between the two regions, officials said.