Key policies to boost Inner Mongolia’s development

BEIJING — China’s central government on Wednesday discussed policies to boost overall development of the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, pledging especially to lift the living standards of local residents, improve ecology, and maintain social stability. …

Eight ways to transfer illegal assets overseas

  BEIJING – Corrupt officials and company executives in China transfer their assets overseas through at least eight channels, according to a report released on Monday by the Anti-Money Laundering Monitoring and Analysis Center set…

Keep Sea issue simple, says Beijing

  Vietnamese sailors train with a 12.7mm machine gun during a naval drill Monday. Photo: AFP China has warned against attempts to internationalize and complicate the South China Sea issue but said it will not…

Hopeful members knocking on SCO’s door

BEIJING – A new memorandum was adopted at the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, bringing the group one step closer to expansion.  After the memorandum, the group will…

Africa ties benefit both

The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned Africa on Friday that China is embarking on “new colonialism” by extracting the continent’s natural resources to enrich its development interests, and she held up the United…

Beijing ready for more talks with Libya’s rebels

After meeting representative of Libyan government, Foreign Ministry wants to see the opposition again Beijing said yesterday it was ready to receive envoys from Libya’s rebel-led National Transitional Council and to provide humanitarian aid to…