China to improve family planning policies

China will stick to its national family planning policy, but improve its policies in aspects like reproduction, migration and gender equality to achieve a more balanced and sustainable population development, said a senior official. “A…

China is Second Largest Gold Consumer

China has become the world’s second largest consumer market of gold after India, with the demand for Gold  increasing 13 percent on average annually. According to Sun Fengmin, Deputy Director with Gem & Jewelry Trade…

Brazil, Argentina recognize Palestinian State

Brazil has publicly recognized the state of Palestine based on borders before Israel seized control of the West Bank in 1967, and said it is a “legitimate aspiration of the Palestinian people for a secure, united,…

Chinese Music ‘steals’ shows abroad

Chinese music is gaining international recognition around the world. Some leading companies such as the National Ballet of China, the National Peking Opera Company and the China Philharmonic Orchestra have all been applauded for promoting different…

Muslims and Hajj – the pilgrimage to Mecca

Allah Huma Labaik…these words are spread in the surroundings of Mecca, Saudi Arabia at Hajj every year – between the eighth to the thirteenth day of the last month of the Islamic calendar – Dhu’l-Hijjah (Zul-Hijjah). Hajj or…

The road to China’s economic growth

Over the past three decades, we have seen China grow, change and develop. We have seen difficult times, and we have seen improvement in the economy. We have seen millions of people lifted out of…