Bloomberg's chief economist said on Friday that he believes China can manage the economic slowdown, and that the country's services industry has a larger role to play.
The remains of the senior off-duty sanitation worker who died after being hit in the head by a brick hurled by a rioter in Hong Kong last week will be sent to the mainland, and will be buried next to his father's grave, Hong Kong media reported.
China on Friday revised its nominal 2018 GDP to 91.93 trillion yuan ($13.08 trillion), up 2.1 percent from its initial figure, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Friday.
China's two top science and engineering academies on Friday added foreign experts, with the largest number from the US, to their academician echelon this year, the nation's highest academic title and lifelong honor for scientists selected once every two years, which shows China's growing openness and inclusiveness in international collaboration in science and technology amid the tightening US policy on academic exchanges with China.
President Xi Jinping on Friday met with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, expressing hope that the veteran diplomat will enjoy many more healthy years ahead and continue to be a promoter of and contributor to Sino-US relations.
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva in Beijing on Friday.
China and the US, as two responsible nations, should work together to build an inclusive and open platform supporting innovation and global economic development, Huai Jinpeng, executive vice president of the China Association for Science and Technology, said at the New Economy Forum held in Beijing on Friday.
There is no need to focus on whether or not a Phase One China-US trade deal can be signed before the year's end, Zhu Min, a former deputy managing director of the IMF, said on Friday.
Bloomberg's chief economist on Friday called for an early end to the trade war, speaking on the sidelines of the 2019 New Economy Forum (NEF). He said that the China-US trade war has had a significant negative impact on global economic growth, and urged the signature of a Phase-One deal which could remove some of the pressure weighing on global growth.
Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping and a goodwill ambassador of the World Health Organization for tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, met with Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in Beijing Thursday.
The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) has the final say on Hong Kong laws and the recent remarks of this legislative body of China on the mask ban ruling are a reiteration of this long-held fact, said a Hong Kong legislative councillor.
Escalating unrest in Hong Kong has further outraged Chinese netizens after several concerts and festivals scheduled in the city were canceled over safety concerns, including dates by local favorite Eason Chan and the Clockenflap annual music festival, which always attracts a raft of top international acts to the city.
The government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) signed an agreement in Hong Kong concerning an amendment to the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA) on Trade in Services on Thursday, to further enhance the mainland's openness in the services trade to Hong Kong.
The Chinese Football Association (CFA) will introduce a salary cap in December following China's loss to Syria in the World Cup qualifying stage, a move insiders predicted will help develop the embattled Chinese football industry.
With military observers expecting China's second aircraft carrier to join naval service soon, the country's third aircraft carrier is being built in Shanghai, headed by a 39-year-old builder, the state broadcaster reported.
A Chinese doctor shot to fame on social media on Thursday, after videos of him sucking urine out of a male patient with his mouth on a flight went viral.
President of the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Jin Liqun said on Thursday that he has always anticipated China and the US could cooperate and make joint investments, refuting opinions that the relationship between the two countries is broken or drastically strained.
China's central government is expected to play a role in resolving what's been happening in Hong Kong where there are real security risks, the founder of a US-based financial and economics firm said on Thursday.