Xi, Li to host PM Modi with high-profile events on China visit

Pillars of India's soft power such as Buddhism and Yoga will take centre stage during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to China next month as President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang will join him at some high-profile events tracing the roots of cultural links between the two countries.

China approves pilot nuclear power project

China has approved the construction of a domestically-developed third generation Hualong One reactor that will help optimise the country's energy structure and build a diversified clean energy system.

China welcomes Japan official who apologised over `comfort women`

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday praised the former Japanese government official who issued a landmark apology over the wartime sexual slavery of Asian women, hailing his "bravery" in facing history.

Chinese premier offers Japan improved ties but with conditions

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday offered Japan a chance of improved relations - but only if Tokyo's leadership honestly confronts the country's World War II aggression against China.

China looks to further relax one-child policy: Premier Li Keqiang

Faced with a poor response to the limited relaxation of China's one-child per couple policy that permits a second child in selected cases, Premier Li Keqiang today said further improvements will be considered to make it more appealing and ease the country's demographic crisis.

Chinese polluters will pay a price 'too high to bear': Li
Chinese polluters will pay a price 'too high to bear': Li

As his government resorted to tough measures to control pollution, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has warned polluters that they will pay a price "too high to bear" for their illegal acts.

China says progress made in Silk Road projects

Claiming success in its new phase of neighbourhood diplomacy, China on Thursday said progress has been made in its ambitious 'Silk Road' and 'Maritime Silk Road' projects.

China vows to fight pollution `with all might`

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday renewed pledges to tackle the country`s chronic pollution, without announcing any significant new environmental measures.

Brother of China's premier steps down as deputy head of tobacco monopoly

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang`s brother stepped down on Wednesday as deputy head of a powerful tobacco monopoly, removing a potential conflict of interest as the world`s largest tobacco user battles a major health crisis.

China to back Pak in safeguarding territorial integrity: Li

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday promised to firmly back Pakistan in its efforts to safeguard its sovereignty, independence and integrity of its territories.

Chinese premier calls on Malaysia to settle families' MH370 claims

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday called on "the Malaysian side" to fully investigate and settle claims with passengers over a missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

China's premier Li Keqiang offers support for Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying

China`s central government fully approves of the leadership of Hong Kong`s chief executive Leung Chun-ying and the work of the territory`s government which has shown itself "unafraid of challenges", Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.

China praises Hong Kong for not giving in to protesters

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday heaped praise on Hong Kong`s authorities as he met with the city`s leader, commending them for maintaining "stability" in 2014, a year marked by massive pro-democracy street protests.

Thailand welcomes China's Li Keqiang as US ties cool over coup

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will be the most high-profile foreign leader to visit Thailand on Friday since a May coup, signalling, Thailand says, its return to normal and a boost for trade in a region where the United States and China vie for influence.

Thailand welcomes China's Li Keqiang as US ties cool over coup

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will be the most high-profile foreign leader to visit Thailand on Friday since a May coup, signalling, Thailand says, its return to normal and a boost for trade in a region where the United States and China vie for influence.

Chinese Premier leaves on a three-nation tour

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday embarked on a three-nation tour to Kazakhstan, Serbia and Thailand during which he will attend a series of international meetings.

China Premier calls for greater role in shaping Web
China Premier calls for greater role in shaping Web

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang today demanded a greater role for Beijing in shaping the global Internet, calling for "order" online as he failed to address his government's censorship of content it deems politically sensitive.

11 mn vehicles taken off road, factories shut in China for APEC
11 mn vehicles taken off road, factories shut in China for APEC

 At least 11.7 million vehicles were taken off roads and 10,000 factories shut as part of an initiative by Chinese government to ensure an eco-friendly Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit.

China resets ties with Myanmar with USD eight billion deals

Seeking to reset ties with Myanmar, China on Saturday signed USD eight billion trade deals with its southern neighbour after relations went through a turbulent period following the country's gradual transition to democracy from years of Beijing-backed military rule.

Hong Kong student protest leaders plan Beijing visit on Saturday

Three Hong Kong student leaders plan to take their fight for greater democracy to Beijing on Saturday as frustration grows over the city government`s inability to negotiate on electoral reforms in the former British colony.