This file photo shows books published in traditional Chinese characters being displayed inside Classic Code Cafe in Beijing, China. It is an all-traditional-Chinese cafe that highlights Taiwanese culture, in contrast to the simplified Chinese characters in use in China.
After spending decades at near bottom of economic ranking, Shenyang, in China's rust belt, is getting its shine back.
China is expected to champion global free trade, sustainable growth and the international rule of law at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, says Lord Mark Malloch-Brown, former United Nations Deputy Secretary-General.
A 26-year-old woman receives goods she bought online in Dalian, Liaoning province. [Photo provided to China Daily]
Taiwan's China policy maker, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), will draw up a new model for interaction between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait and will implement it this year, MAC head Chang Hsiao-yueh (張小月) announced Wednesday.
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who is in Nicaragua as part of a Central American tour, has been briefed by senior national security officials in Taipei to stay aware of the latest developments of a Chinese aircraft carrier that is sailing north through the Taiwan Strait Wednesday.
Beijing's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) stated Wednesday that it "could not confirm" whether its aircraft carrier Liaoning would pass through the Taiwan Strait after Taiwan's Defense Ministry stated the ship had entered the island's air defense identification zone this morning.
At 4 a.m. the kettles crackle on a charcoal stove as regulars crowd inside an ancient Chinese temple turned teahouse, a relic in a country being overrun by Starbucks cafes.
The growing presence of Chinese companies at the Consumer Electronics Show indicates a stronger-than-ever desire to crack the US market, as they work hard to gain an edge in high-end gadgets, analysts said on Monday.
China will continue to implement supply-side reform this year focusing on cutting overcapacity and fending off financial risks, the minister overseeing the nation's top economic regulator said on Tuesday.