President Xi Jinping accompanies El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele during a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday.Feng Yongbin/china Daily

Xi reaffirms significance of multilateralism

President Xi Jinping reaffirmed China's resolute stance on upholding multilateralism and promoting the building of a community with a shared future for mankind on Tuesday as he met at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing with foreign representatives who attended the 2019 Imperial Springs International Forum.



Officers bridge commercial and cultural gap

Editor's note: This is the fifth in a series of stories about China's border patrol guards, focusing on the challenges they face and their work to keep the country safe, prevent trafficking of drugs and people, and maintain friendly relations with their counterparts in neighboring countries.


Yangtze River Delta region can ice the cake

Editor's Note: The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council, China's Cabinet, recently issued an outline plan for the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta region, confirming the strategic status of the region's integrated development. 21st Century Business Herald comments:


New energy vehicle sales gain traction

New energy vehicles are expected to account for 25 percent of the total car sales in China by 2025, up from the 20 percent estimated in 2017, an indication that the country is even more committed to making steady progress in the burgeoning sector.


Smartphone vendors turn to chip sector for cutting edge

An increasing number of Chinese smartphone vendors are marching into the chip sector, after realizing the importance of in-house research and development capabilities for the semiconductor sector.


Staging a revival

When young director Le Bojuan formed her troupe to attend the Daliangshan International Theater Festival in Xichang, Sichuan province, through Dec 1, she was surprised to find there were six "directors" on her team.


Good stories give us a welcome break from world troubles

Sometimes we all get tired of hearing the news from the real world - trade wars, political machinations and slowing economies. So, it is great to get immersed in a good long story.


Messi eyeing more golden years

PARIS - Lionel Messi said he hoped to carry on undimmed by age after claiming a record sixth men's Ballon d'Or award at the age of 32 in Paris on Monday, while USA World Cup superstar Megan Rapinoe took the women's prize.


Innovative teaching methods to breathe new life into education system

Wang Ziyu, a mathematics teacher at Qingdao No 61 Middle School, has put into place a new student-centered teaching method encouraging his kids get more engaged in their education through discussions and group work, and so far the new way of teaching has achieved good results.