European trip yields ripe fruit
President Xi Jinping returned to Beijing on Wednesday morning from a four-nation European tour that took him to the Netherlands, France, Germany and Belgium over 11 days. Here are some tour highlights.
Xi's initiatives for EU partnership
The president's intensive discussions, speeches and articles show the importance Chinese leadership attaches to relationship
President Xi returns from Europe visit
Chinese President Xi Jinping returned to Beijing Wednesday morning from his four-nation Europe tour, which took him to the Netherlands, France, Germany and Belgium.
EU to make visa rules easier for China
The European Union is proposing to simplify visa rules in an aim to stimulate the economy by wooing global tourists, especially from China, a top EU official has said.
Chinese president visits Belgian plant of Volvo
Chinese President Xi Jinping visited here on Tuesday a local plant of the automaker Volvo in the company of Belgian King Philippe as he continues his state visit to the country.
'First lady effect' a possible boon for ZTE
ZTE, the Chinese cellphone maker, may get an unexpected boost in sales thanks to Peng Liyuan who took pictures with the firm's handset as she watched a soccer match in Europe.
President's speech to shed light on priorities
President Xi Jinping's visit to Europe is an opportune time for China to showcase its "new openness" in diplomatic initiatives, said Jorg Monar, rector of the College of Europe in Bruges.
Business schools lure more Chinese
An increasing number of Chinese students are applying to enroll in French business schools because of their greater emphasis on China, experts said.
Europe awaits more visitors from China
The number of Chinese tourists traveling to Europe this year is expected to surge, thanks to loosened visa application procedures and an increase in the number of tour packages provided, a tourism expert said.
President Xi in first visit to European Union
China's president is meeting with the top officials of the European Union to discuss the two sides' close business ties and their wider diplomatic relations.
President Xi visits European Union's headquarters
European Council President Herman Van Rompuy (R) and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (L) welcome China's President Xi Jinping at the European Council in Brussels March 31, 2014.
'New milestone' for China-EU partnership seen
President Xi Jinping is expected to push an investment agreement forward with Europe during his upcoming visit to the European Union, which will strongly boost the bilateral partnership, senior Chinese diplomats said.