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Bright and promising prospect of China’s economic development: Former Prime Minister of Italy

[ 2016-03-04 15:38 ]
The main reason for the slowing down of China’s economic growth at present is that China pays more attention to the quality and efficiency of the growth when adjusting its economic structure.China is shifting industrial structure from labor-intensive industries to research-and innovation-intensive industries, and it is constantly improving product quality and technological content.Prodi held that with its faster paces in industrial structure adjustment and overseas investment, China will connect more closely with international market and embrace a promising future for its economy.

Antarctic air squadron to be set up

[ 2016-02-14 13:19 ]
China will set up an Antarctic air squadron this year to support its scientific expeditions to the polar region, according to the State Oceanic Administration.Sun Bo, deputy head of the Polar Research Institute of China, said the country is training pilots, ground support staff members and scientific instrument operators for fixed-wing polar aircraft so they can operate and manage China's polar aircraft fleet.The country will send its seventh research mission to the Arctic this year and is planning the first Sino-Russian Arctic mission, it said .

Beijing: Japan provoking China will be 'at its own risk'

[ 2016-02-06 11:05 ]
Otherwise, it will be at its own risk, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said at a daily news conference in Beijing.In response, Hong said China has every right to conduct regular navigation and patrol activities within the territorial waters of the Diaoyu Islands.We urge Japan not to be provocative in activities that escalate the situation, Hong said.

U.S. Enforces New Visa Waiver Rules

[ 2016-01-22 11:12 ]
The United States has begun implementing changes to the US Visa Waiver Program forcitizens of 38 foreign countries.Also, citizens of the 38 countries in the waiver program who also hold nationality in any ofthe four nations just mentioned are no longer eligible for the waiver program.The US decided to change the rules of the visa waiver program after the Paris attacks inNovember, in which 130 people were killed, citing fears that the program could be a weakpoint in US security.

S. Korea vows to pressure DPRK to give up nuclear program

[ 2016-01-22 11:12 ]
SEOUL, Jan.22--South Koreavowed on Friday to respond to the Democratic People'sRepublic of Korea's(DPRK)nuclear program sternly in 2016 after Pyongyang's nucleartest earlier this month.The South Korean foreign ministry submitted its plan to Park that will place its top priorityon resolving the DPRK's nuclear issue by diplomatically pressuring Pyongyang to give upits nuclear weapons program.The country will alsocall on China and Russiato play constructive roles in resolving the nuclear issue on theKorean Peninsula.

The First E-2D Advanced Hawkeye AEW Aircraft Ordered by Japan to Begin Manufacture

[ 2016-01-22 10:56 ]
The first E-2D Advanced Hawkeye AEW Aircraft Japan ordered from the U.S.is to begin manufacture, thepaper.cn reported on January.As the most advanced carrier-capable tactical aircraft in the Northrop Grumman E-2 series, E-2D is an all-weather, airborne early warning(AEW)aircraft.S.deal inked in June, 2015, in which Japan is to acquire 4 E-2D aircrafts, 10 T56-A-427A engines, 4 AN/APY-9 radars, relevant spare parts, and also the maintenance services.S., Japan will include one E-2D aircraft per year in its yearly budget in four consecutive years .

EU organization advocates cutting-edge research in Davos

[ 2016-01-21 16:17 ]
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan.20(Xinhua)--As the World Economic Forum kicked off on Wednesday in Davos, some European Union(EU)research organizations, officials and scholars expressed their will to advocate cutting-edge research in the forum.With the overarching goal to"improve the state of the world", the forum gathers over 2500 participants, bringing together political, business, scientific and civic society leaders from around the world.

Spotlight: Chinese COSCO's bid for acquisition of Piraeus port accepted: Greek privatization fund

[ 2016-01-21 16:16 ]
ATHENS, Jan.20(Xinhua)--Chinese COSCO Group's improved bid for the acquisition of Piraeus port, the largest port in Greece, was accepted on Wednesday by the Greek privatization fund, according to an official press statement.Piraeus port privatization is also viewed by local and foreign officials and analysts as a significant boost in the overall progress of the Greek privatization program.Greek officials have said that they expect to raise about 2.5 billion euros from privatizations of state assets in.