|Chinese President Xi Jinping returns to China after Switzerland visit|
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived back in Beijing on Thursday after a 3-day visit to Switzerland. The President also attended the 47th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos during his visit.
|Contesting through compliance: How China can gain more support for its human rights positions|
Although China has been making many efforts in the area of human rights, which show that it is taking its international human rights obligations seriously, it is not receiving the acclaim it deserves from western observers.
|BRICS, international cooperation and southern perspectives to the human rights discourse: some reflections|
On 10 December 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human (UDHR) was adopted and acclaimed as the most important document to secure human dignity since the end of the Second World War.
|The right to development in international law: New momentum thirty years down the line?|
In December 2016, the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development (UNDRTD)1will have been in existence for thirty years. This Declaration is revered as the first international instrument to express the individual as well as the collective right to development at a global level.
|Chinese leader defends globalization in historic Davos speech|
Chinese President Xi Jinping has offered a vigorous defense of globalization and free trade in an historic speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Chinese leader urged the world to "say no to protectionism" and warned that "no one will emerge as a winner in a trade war". Special: President Xi Jinping visits Switzerland, attends Davos Forum; Full text
|Jointly shoulder responsibility of our times, promote global growth|
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed the importance of pursuing new models of global growth, cooperation, governance and development.
|German analyst: Belt and Road initiative can help avoid wars|
China's Belt and Road initiative has received the backing of an influential German political activist. Helga Zepp LaRouche, co-founder of Schiller International Institute, said the Belt and Road Initiative was not only a good idea, but was also very practical.
|Senior official visits scientists ahead of Spring Festival|
Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Liu Yunshan Monday visited Chinese mathematician Wu Wenjun and missile and rocket expert Wang Yongzhi ahead of China's Lunar New Year.
|China, Switzerland agree to boost ties, oppose protectionism|
China and Switzerland on Monday pledged to better develop their innovative strategic partnership and jointly oppose trade protectionism. Special: President Xi Jinping visits Switzerland, attends Davos Forum
|Xi's speeches at G20 Hangzhou Summit published|
A set of speeches made by President Xi Jinping when attending the G20 Hangzhou Summit in September last year have been published by the Foreign Languages Press.
|Chinese president aims to send positive energy during Switzerland visit|
Chinese President Xi Jinping has traveled to Switzerland for his first overseas trip of the year. Speaking after his arrival, the Chinese leader expressed his willingness to enhance Sino-Swiss ties and join international efforts to address global problems and send positive energy to the international community.
|Chinese vice premier stresses evaluation of poverty relief work|
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang has said the evaluation of poverty relief work should be used as a way to pressure local governments to implement the country's poverty relief measures.
|CPC publicity chief meets Vietnamese counterpart|
Liu Qibao, head of the Communist Party of China Central Committee's publicity department, met with Vo Van Thuong, his counterpart of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), here on Friday.
|Beijing, Bern push for open economy|
President Xi Jinping and his Swiss counterpart, Doris Leuthard, have both expressed strong political will to advocate an open economy and oppose protectionism, shortly before Xi's arrival in Switzerland. Full text of Xi's article for Neue Zurcher Zeitung of Switzerland
|Chinese top political advisor meets Vietnamese party chief on closer ties|
Chinese top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng met General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong Friday evening, calling for enhanced strategic communication and political trust between the two neighboring countries.
|Chinese ambassador to U.S. cautions against irresponsible talk on S. China Sea issue|
Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai cautioned certain American nationals against making irresponsible remarks on the South China Sea issue, while expressing hope to have closer communication and cooperation with the new U.S. administration.
|Xi replies to daughter of Uygur patriot, stresses ethnic unity|
Chinese President Xi Jinping has replied to a daughter of Kurban Tulum who was twice received by the late Chairman Mao Zedong, underlining ethnic solidarity and efforts to build a bright future for Xinjiang under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
|Full text of Chinese President Xi Jinping's article for Neue Zurcher Zeitung of Switzerland|
Full text of Chinese President Xi Jinping's article for Neue Zurcher Zeitung of Switzerland is titled "A Shared Commitment to Practical Cooperation and Peaceful Development". Xi Jinping is due to travel to Switzerland on Sunday. He will also attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2017 in Davos.
|HK's No.2 official resigns, to run for city's top leadership job|
Hong Kong's Number 2 government official, chief secretary Carrie Lam, resigned on Thursday and declared she was preparing a bid for the city's top leadership job.
|China appreciates Nigeria's commitment to one-China policy|
China highly appreciates Nigeria's move to close Taiwan's office in capital city Abuja, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Thursday.
|China hopes Africa to boost confidence, unite to meet various challenges: Chinese FM|
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday that China hopes that countries in Africa will boost confidence, unite and work together to meet new challenges of various kinds.
|Xi urges judicial, law enforcement organs to better deal with risks, challenges|
President Xi Jinping has urged all judicial and law enforcement agencies to improve their capabilities by innovating their mechanisms and methods to better guard against and handle risks and challenges.
|Chinese premier announces humanitarian aid for Iraq in letter to Iraqi counterpart|
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday sent a letter to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, announcing an offer of 70 million yuan (about 10.1 million U.S. dollars) in humanitarian aid to Iraq.
|China, U.S. need to uphold principles enshrined in 3 communiques: envoy|
China and the United States should uphold the fundamental principles enshrined in three joint communiques governing their relations, so that they can avoid confrontation and enhance cooperation for the benefits of the world community, said the Chinese ambassador in Washington on Tuesday.
|Liu Yunshan attends Party School graduation ceremony|
Liu Yunshan, a senior Communist Party of China (CPC) leader, attended a graduation ceremony at the Party School of the CPC Central Committee on Wednesday.