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PM urges to improve livelihoods of rural, urban dwellers

[2012-01-24 09:08]

Premier Wen Jiabao urged governments at all levels to improve the livelihoods of people residing in rural and urban areas on the eve of Chinese Lunar New Year.

China spends $158m protecting major riverheads

[2012-01-23 10:26]

China injected 1 billion yuan in 2011 to protect the natural environment of northwestern Sanjiangyuan, the headwaters of China's three major rivers.

Failure of mission hits Mars research

[2012-01-20 07:36]

The loss of China's first interplanetary probe, attached to an ill-fated Russian spacecraft, has cost scientists the chance to conduct breakthrough research on Mars. Russia's Mars probe crashes into Pacific

China supports AL framework for solving Syria crisis: FM

[2012-01-19 08:03]

China supports the crisis in Syria being solved under the Arab League's framework and would like to participate in the consultation based on the UN draft resolution proposed by Russia amid a deep divide among the UN's veto-wielding permanent members.

Li urges cooperation in meeting with Kissinger

[2012-01-19 07:59]

Vice-Premier Li Keqiang met former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger in Beijing on Tuesday, urging the two countries to properly settle differences in bilateral relations and promote the healthy growth of ties.

Chinese premier, Qatari PM discuss bilateral, int'l affairs

[2012-01-19 07:55]

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao attends a press conference in Doha, capital of Qatar, Jan. 18, 2012. (Xinhua/Xie Huanchi)

Chinese premier meets Qatari emir on ties

[2012-01-19 07:44]

Visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met here Wednesday with Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani over bilateral ties.

Wen says China against 'any extreme acts' at Hormuz

[2012-01-19 07:38]

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said the Strait of Hormuz should be kept open under all circumstances and Beijing opposes "any extreme acts".

China refutes colonialism claims in Africa

[2012-01-11 17:36]

A senior diplomat on Wednesday refuted accusations that China's cooperation with African countries is a practice of "neo-colonialism".

Highway passenger surge as "Golden Week" starts

[2011-10-03 20:56]

The number of highway passengers is expected to increase 10 percent from a year ago to 75.5 million on Oct 1, China's National Day, the Ministry of Transport said.

Shanghai Expo a pride of all Chinese, Hu tells Taiwan dignitaries

[2010-04-30 05:18]

Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, met with Taiwan dignitaries in Shanghai Thursday, who are here to attend the World Expo opening ceremony.

China reiterates opposition to arms sales to Taiwan

[2010-01-13 11:23]

A Chinese mainland official Wednesday reaffirmed the mainland's firm opposition to arms sales to Taiwan by any country and called on Taiwan to cherish hard-won peaceful development of cross-Strait relations.

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