Sri Lanka, China vow to enhance pragmatic cooperation in all sectors

Sri Lanka and China vowed here Wednesday to enhance pragmatic cooperation in all sectors between the two countries including the military. The pledge came after Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa met with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe. During the meeting, the Sri Lankan president, […]

Pulling Together Through Adversity and Toward a Shared Future for All

Keynote Speech by H.E. Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China At the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2021 20 April 2021 Your Excellencies Heads of State and Government, Your Excellencies Heads of International Organizations, Your Excellencies Members of the Board of Directors of the Boao Forum for Asia, Distinguished Guests, Ladies […]

GDP expanding record 18.3% in Q1, China economy powers ahead for high-quality growth

China’s economy grew 18.3 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2021, as strong domestic and foreign demands powered recovery from a low base in early 2020 when COVID-19 stalled the world’s second-largest economy.The gross domestic product (GDP) reached 24.93 trillion yuan (about 3.82 trillion U.S. dollars) in Q1, up 0.6 percent from […]

Xinhua Commentary: China contributes to global anti-pandemic drive by bridging “vaccine divide”

(Xinhua) — “Vaccine equity is the biggest moral test before the global community,” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said. At a time when COVID-19 is ravaging the Middle East countries, China has withstood the test. The global pandemic remains in a dire situation, and vaccines have obviously become a powerful weapon against the deadly […]