Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday commemorated the 77th anniversary of the official start of the war with Japan, condemning those who “ignore the iron facts of history” in a subtle jab at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
China and Germany signed a series of trade and investment deals on Monday during a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, including agreements on two new Volkswagen factories and the sale of 123 Airbus helicopters.
Monday, July 7, 2014
President Xi Jinping criticized people who "beautify the history of aggression" as China on Monday marked the 77th anniversary of the start of a war with Japan amid rising tensions between Beijing and Tokyo.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in China on Sunday for her seventh visit since 2005, with economic ties topping the agenda and a high-powered business delegation in tow.
The Dalai Lama Sunday reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to halt violence against Muslims, in a speech to tens of thousands of devotees to mark his 79th birthday.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Rescuers on Sunday worked to free 17 miners trapped following a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China, the country's official news agency reported.
Xi Jinping and Park Geun-hye shared their countries' common painful past under Japanese militarism
Taiwan hopes to play a role in jointly developing the area encompassing the Chinese cities of Beijing and Tianjin and the province of Hebei, the head of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) said Saturday.
Shipments of smartphones from China are expected to continue rising in 2014, after increasing 62.4 percent to 314 million units last year, according to a Taiwanese research institute.