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White House's name gaffe not helping US-China ties: Scholars

The header of the transcript issued on Saturday described Xi as president of the Republic of China, which is the formal name of the government on Taiwan that China refuses to acknowledge.

China to prosecute former senior spy catcher for graft

China will prosecute one its former spy chiefs for corruption after accusing him of bribery and abusing his power to interfere in law enforcement activities, the ruling Communist Party said on Friday.

China formally charges former aide to retired president

China`s state prosecutor on Friday formally charged a former senior aide to retired president Hu Jintao with taking bribes, illegally obtaining state secrets and abuse of power.

China says talking to US over brother of aide to former president

China on Friday acknowledged for the first time that it is communicating with the United States about the case of Ling Wancheng, the brother of a one-time senior aide to then President Hu Jintao, in a case that could complicate ties.

China calls for reforms, new eco model as Congress begins

Chinese President Hu Jintao Thursday promised speeding of political reforms and the creation of a new growth model to revive the country's sluggish economy and doubling the GDP by 2020, as he opened the historic Communist Party Congress that will see a change of guard at the top.

China sets new targets for economic growth

President Hu Jintao Thursday set a new target for China's economic growth, saying that China should double its 2010 GDP and per capita income for both urban and rural residents by 2020.

Hu wants change in China's growth model

China should accelerate the improvement of the socialist market economy and the change of the growth model, President Hu Jintao said Thursday in his report to the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

Chinese economy to maintain steady, robust growth: Hu Jintao

According to Hu, in the first quarter this year, China's GDP grew by 8.1 percent and the share of its current account surplus in GDP fell to 1.4 percent.

BRICS Summit in Delhi "successful": China

China on Thursday termed the fourth BRICS summit here as "successful", saying leaders of the five countries have reached a consensus on a number of key issues including the proposal for setting up of a development bank on the lines of global financial institutions.

India to be friends with China, US: PM

Large and dynamic countries like China cannot be contained, said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, making it clear that India aims to have "cooperative ties with both China and the US".

Chinese telecom companies strike big deals with US firms

So far the US high tech markets were kept aloof from Chinese companies due to security as well as IPR concerns.