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South China Sea installations 'primarily' civilian: Li Keqiang

South China Sea installations 'primarily' civilian: Li Keqiang

China is not militarising the disputed South China Sea.

Chinese Premier says no intention of devaluing yuan

Chinese Premier says no intention of devaluing yuan

Dismissing US President Donald Trump's charge of China being a currency manipulator, Premier Li Keqiang today said Beijing has no intention of devaluing the yuan to boost exports, as it does no good for Chinese companies' transformation.

China defence spending to rise `around 7%`: Official

China defence spending to rise `around 7%`: Official

The actual number for defence spending will be released on Sunday, when China`s largely rubber-stamp Parliament begins its annual session.

China's top political advisory body starts annual session

China`s top political advisory body started its annual session on Friday in Beijing.

China eyes stabilising role in call with Germany's Angela Merkel

Chinese President Xi Jinping , Switzerland, also offered a vigorous defence of globalisation and signalled Beijing`s desire to play a bigger role on the world stage.
 

Chinese PM believes country will maintain growth rate

Chinese PM believes country will maintain growth rate

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang has expressed confidence that his country will maintain its growth rate this year, after it was revealed that the GDP grew 6.7 percent year-on-year in 2016, according to officials on Saturday.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang asks govt to follow Xi Jinping as 'core leader'

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang asks govt to follow Xi Jinping as 'core leader'

Li asked the official departments to strictly follow the Party's political discipline and regulations, improve supervision, resist corruption and withstand risks.

US hits Chinese firm with sanctions over North Korea trade

The United States moved to tighten the economic noose around North Korea Monday, charging and sanctioning a firm owned by a prominent Chinese businesswoman for extensive trade ties with the regime.

China distances itself from reports of Premier Li Keqiang's backing to Pakistan

China on Thursday distanced itself from Pakistani media reports which claimed that Premier Li Keqiang had conveyed China's backing to Pakistan on the Kashmir issue during his meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

China backs Pakistan's position on Kashmir: Li tells Sharif

 China on Wednesday hoped that there will be a better understanding of Pakistans position on Kashmir by the international community and that Beijing attaches great importance to Islamabad's position on Kashmir.

US, China to step up cooperation on North Korea

UN diplomats say the two countries have started discussions on a possible UN sanctions resolution in response to the nuclear test earlier this month.

China promises humane, lawful treatment of detained Canadian

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promised on Wednesday that a Canadian man held in China for two years on suspicion of spying would be treated humanely and lawfully.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi in China with dam project on agenda

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi in China with dam project on agenda

Myanmar`s Aung San Suu Kyi was to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday in her first major foreign trip since becoming the country`s de facto leader, with a suspended Beijing-backed dam project set to dominate talks.

Amid nuclear spat, Britain's Theresa May says wants strong China ties

China has cautioned Britain against closing the door to Chinese money, warning relations are at a crucial juncture after May last month delayed signing off on the Hinkley Point nuclear project in Somerset, England.

Japan PM tells China''s Li international law must be respected - Kyodo

 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Chinese Premier Li Keqiang that a rules-based international order must be respected.

India calls for quick action against sponsors of terrorism

India calls for quick action against sponsors of terrorism

Vice President Hamid Ansari, at the ongoing Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), called for international cooperation against terrorism after the deadly Nice truck attack in France

Nice attack overshadows Europe-Asia summit

Nice attack overshadows Europe-Asia summit

The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), held every two years and which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, is supposed to be a venue for increasing cooperation across the Eurasian region and exploring ways to strengthen the global system of agreements that govern everything from trade to civil aviation.

Philippines' official hails South China Sea ruling a 'crowning glory'

Philippines' official hails South China Sea ruling a 'crowning glory'

"{A decision invalidating China`s vast claims in the South China Sea was a "crowning glory" that renews faith in international law", the Philippines` top lawyer said on Friday, in Manila`s strongest comment yet on its sweeping win.

China protests Australia's South China Sea freedom of navigation comment

China issued a formal protest after Australia announced it would continue to exercise its right to freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea.

China's Li calls on Vietnam to help safeguard South China Sea peace

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told his Vietnamese counterpart on Thursday that he hoped Vietnam would together with China jointly safeguard peace and stability in the South China Sea, state news agency Xinhua reported.