Canada and China have agreed to begin talks for a possible free-trade accord with an aim of doubling bilateral commerce by 2025, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday.
A street sweeper pauses while working in a business district in Beijing, Thursday, Sept. 15. China is currently celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival, a holiday commemorating the traditional fall harvest season.
China launched its second space lab Thursday, official media said, as the country works toward setting up its own manned space station by 2022.
A Canadian man arrested in China two years ago on charges of spying and stealing state secrets has been freed and is back home in Canada, his family said Thursday.
The democratically elected mayor of a fishing village in southern China -- which became the center of international attention five years ago for protests against land seizures -- has been given three years in jail on bribery charges.
The death of Communist China's founding father Mao Zedong 40 years ago this week was akin to the demise of an emperor and helped pave the way for the modern nation, says one of the few Westerners in Beijing at the time.1 Comment
China agreed to steps toward reducing its politically volatile steel exports but avoided binding limits as leaders of major economies ended a summit Monday with a forceful endorsement of free trade and a crowded agenda that included the Koreas, Syria and refugees.
Leaders of the world's biggest powers met Sunday to try to revive the sluggish world economy, with their host Chinese President Xi Jinping urging them to avoid "empty talk."
Setting aside their cyber and maritime disputes, President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping on Saturday sealed their nations' participation in last year's Paris climate change agreement.
G-20 leaders meet Sunday charged with reviving the sluggish world economy, but a growing anti-globalization mood and alarm over China's territorial ambitions loom over the summit in the scenic city of Hangzhou.