Premier Li pledges wider opening of Chinese market

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Premier Li pledges wider opening of Chinese market


Xi vows to continue to serve as people's servant

Newly elected Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed on Tuesday to continue to serve as a servant of the people.

Xi: Only socialism with Chinese characteristics can lead to national revival

Only by adhering to and developing socialism with Chinese characteristics can the Chinese nation realize its great rejuvenation, said President Xi Jinping.

China capable of forestalling systemic risks: Premier Li

Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday China is capable of forestalling systemic financial risks in response to concerns about tightened regulation over financial markets.

China to unveil plan for Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area: premier

China will soon unveil and implement a plan for building the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area to promote regional development, Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday.

Foreign investors eye China's stock market ahead of MSCI inclusion

Overseas institutional investors have been increasing their holdings of Chinese stocks ahead of the inclusion of A-shares by global index provider MSCI.

Landmark two sessions set course for "new era"

As the curtains closed on the annual two sessions on Tuesday, China is setting sail in the "new era" with a detailed chart, steered by a remarkable helmsman and a competent team.

China develops fuel cell to last 5,000 hours

Chinese researchers have independently developed automobile fuel cell modules with over 5,000 hours durability.

French ex-president Sarkozy held in Libya financing probe

French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy was detained early on Tuesday morning and was being questioned by prosecutors specialising in corruption, money laundering and tax evasion.

World's oldest only male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

The world's only remaining male northern white rhino died on Monday aged 45 at Ol Pajeta Conservancy in northern Kenya's Laikipia County.

Missing boy discovered walking barefoot, returned to parents

A missing boy in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province, was reunited with his parents after being found walking the streets late at night barefoot.

China's national legislature concludes annual session

The first session of the 13th National People's Congress concluded on Tuesday morning.

Panda cubs have ID microchips implanted

All 17 baby pandas born last year at Shenshuping protection base in Sichuan Province have had ID microchips implanted to trace their movements and keep records of their growth.

Xi: China's development poses no threat to others

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday said China's development does not pose a threat to any other country.

No winner in China-US trade war: Premier Li

There will be no winner in a trade war should one happen between China and the United States, Premier Li Keqiang said at a press conference.

Personal safety to be featured at international education exhibition

There will be a series of lectures on topics ranging from consular protection to cross-cultural exchange at the China International Education Exhibition Tour in Shanghai.

Facebook rocked by data breach scandal as investigations loom

Facebook shares plunged on Monday as it was pounded by criticism over revelations that a firm working for Donald Trump's presidential campaign harvested and misused data.

US, S.Korea to resume military drills on April 1

The US Department of Defense announced on Monday that the joint exercises of Key Resolve and Foal Eagle between the United States and South Korea will restart on April 1.
Art & Culture

Shi to honor Peking Opera masters

The Shanghai-born Peking Opera artist will perform works from four different schools of the traditional Chinese opera.

Uber self-driving car kills Arizona pedestrian

Ride-sharing giant Uber said on Monday it is suspending use of self-driving cars after one of the vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in the US state of Arizona.