Bob Jones with you on this Friday the 17th March 2017.
Welcome to the Beijing Hour, coming to you live from the Chinese capital...
On our program today
During a state visit the Saudi King meets China's premier Li Keqiang to discuss greater cooperation.
As the US Secretary of State arrives in Seoul, China again urges a halt to the THAAD missile defence system deployment, and a return to six party talks.
Curbing sky rocketing house prices seen as a government priority in 2017.
The world's wealthiest companies beating a path to China's Sichuan province.
And in the second half of the hour - in depth discussion.
How can China help in Saudi Arabia's quest for economic restructuring.
China's first steps toward a non-criminal legal code.
Global risks and China's increasing role in global governance.
All that and more to come in the next 60 minutes - it's one and a half minutes past the hour.