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China promises sound business environment for Belt and Road cooperation

[2015-03-28 15:48]

China vowed to create a sound business environment for countries along the Belt and Road and expand investment and trade cooperation, an action plan said on Saturday.

Chronology of China's Belt and Road Initiative

[2015-03-28 15:38]

China unveiled on Saturday the principles, framework, and cooperation priorities and mechanisms in its Belt and Road Initiative in a bid to enhance regional connectivity and embrace a brighter future together.

Debt-swap plan of local governments set to be expanded

[2015-03-28 08:11]

China is likely to expand its bond-for-debt swap program to address the problem of legacy local government debt, Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said.

Steps needed to eliminate smog

[2015-03-28 07:51]

China's efforts to combat smog will last for more than a decade as fossil energy sources will continue to power the world's second largest economy.

What they say

[2015-03-28 08:11]

"The increasingly sophisticated global supply chain has made food safety inspection a challenging job. The economic slowdown has also led some big-name corporations to cut back investment in food security inspections."

Rule of law seen as key to politics-business ties

[2015-03-27 07:37]

Panelists reached a consensus that rule of law and relinquishing of government power are the right way to achieve a normal politics-business relationship.

South Korea seeks to be AIIB founding member

[2015-03-27 07:37]

South Korea said it has decided to seek to be a AIIB founding member, and so become another key ally of the United States joining the China-led institution.

Online lending business at risk from fraud, say senior executives

[2015-03-27 07:37]

Fraud is the biggest risk for China's flourishing peer-to-peer online lending business, senior financial executives warned.

'One Belt, One Road' offers many opportunities

[2015-03-27 07:37]

China's "One Belt and One Road" strategy, an initiative to promote economic and cultural ties with neighboring countries, will create opportunities for everyone involved.

Financial futures founder: US too slow in accepting AIIB

[2015-03-27 10:02]

Leo Melamed, founder of global financial futures markets, said the US would be foolish not to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

Forum to highlight new growth model

[2015-03-26 07:58]

International political leaders and business executives will gather in Hainan, starting to share views on economic development and regional cooperation in Asia.

Security forces ready for Boao Forum

[2015-03-25 15:54]

Chinese patrol ship Haixun 21 heads out for waters around Bo'ao in South China's Hainan province to tighten security for the Boao Forum, to be held from March 26 to 29, 2015.

Boao Forum an event of global significance

[2015-03-25 14:52]

The 2015 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) scheduled for this week will be an event of global significance, a Russian expert told Xinhua in an exclusive interview.

Turkey eyes greater economic cooperation with China

[2015-03-25 11:18]

A senior Turkish treasury official said Tuesday that he backs an even stronger economic ties between China and his country.

Media move into Hainan to cover Boao Forum

[2015-03-24 15:45]

Members of the media are making final preparations to cover the 2015 Boao Forum for Asia annual conference in Hainan province.

Shared destiny awareness

[2015-03-23 08:19]

The 2015 Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference to open on Thursday will push Asian countries to take further steps toward building a "community of shared destiny.

What's on top?

[2015-03-23 07:25]

'New normal' and Strategies

[2015-03-20 10:45]

Australia expected to sign up to China-backed bank

[2015-03-20 08:43]

Australia will join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and potentially invest A$3 billion ($2.3 billion), local media reported on Friday.

Chinese President to address opening ceremony of 2015 Boao Forum

[2015-03-19 18:44]

Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a keynote address at the opening ceremony of the 2015 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), said a Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Thursday.