Central Military Commission Chairman Xi Jinping, who is also president of China and the general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, visits an exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the PLA Air Force on Friday.       Li Gang / Xinhua

Xi calls for Air Force to soar

President Xi Jinping urged the People's Liberation Army Air Force on Friday to keep moving toward success and to build itself into a world-class air power.


Global indexes put more value on A-shares

Global index provider MSCI will increase the weighting of China's A-shares in its widely tracked equity indexes, a move analysts said will draw a large amount of capital into the country's stock market this year.


Greece a valuable partner in BRI growth

Over the past 70 years, China has been adhering to the path of peaceful development, pursuing an opening-up strategy for mutual benefit, and is committed to working with all countries to build a community with a shared future for mankind.


CIIE acts as top platform to show global cultures

SHANGHAI - Sports, food, music, dance, high tech, trade deals and business opportunities - all these and more add up to create the diverse atmosphere at the ongoing second China International Import Expo in Shanghai.


International brands taste online success

Durian from Thailand, kiwi fruit from New Zealand, Australian beef and European-made handbags and shoes - these are just a few of foreign consumer goods making their way into ordinary Chinese homes.


A lifetime later, the show still goes on

The curtain went down. The spotlight was on. Jan Berris, whose hair was in two braids, walked briskly onto the stage of the auditorium to announce the next item on the program.



The visual culture of urban cyberpunk has saturated our collective imagination, and it's in full bloom at a new Tai Kwun exhibition.


Super Bouts punching in with big show in Haikou

Some of China's best young boxers will share the Lunar New Year spotlight with world champions when Haikou, capital city of Hainan province, hosts Super Bouts on Feb 2.