Beijing, June 20 (IANS) The first summit between President Xi Jingping and his US counterpart Barack Obama held earlier this month proved very successful, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday.
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) A series of blasts ripped through a restaurant in China's Shanxi province Wednesday night, killing one person and injuring over 150 others, officials said. The incident took place in a two-storey building housing the restaurant in Shuozhou city, Xinhua reported
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China and North Korea Wednesday held a "strategic dialogue" on denuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui met his North Korean counterpart Kim Kye Gwan, and told him that it was in the interest of all parties concerned to realise denuclearisation on the peninsula, safeguard its peace and stability and resolve all relevant issues through dialogue and consultation, Xinhua reported. Zhang said China supports dialogue among the parties concerned and hopes to resume the six-party talks at an early date
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New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Jackie Chan, martial art expert and one of Asian cinema's most prominent faces, Wednesday encouraged the children at the Smile Foundation saying that if they work together, they can achieve their dreams one day "like I did". He visited Mission Education programme centres of Smile Foundation and interacted with children and gave martial art tips to young girls. Talking to the children, the "Rush Hour" star, who himself had a difficult childhood, said: "You should study together, play together and dream together
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) More than 8,200 people have been arrested in China since a crackdown on food safety crimes was launched in January, authorities said Wednesday. The ministry of public security said police uncovered more than 4,500 cases involving food safety offences and closed about 6,300 workshops and markets that produced or sold illegal food products.
British actress Helen Mirren talks about her film 'Hitchcock,' showing for the first time in China at the Shanghai International Film Festival, calling him a masterful film maker, and discussing her role as Queen Elizabeth II. Joel Flynn reports
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Jackie Chan, one of Asian cinema's most prominent faces, is keen that India, the world's largest film producing nation, and China, globally the second largest film market, must collaborate to make movies, and exchange culture more often. Singing and dancing in a Bollywood film is also on his wish-list! In the capital to inaugurate the Chinese Film Festival, jointly organised by the India-China Economic and Cultural Council in association with both India and China, the 59-year-old star of movies like "Police Story", "Rush Hour" and "The Myth" was "excitedly happy" with the warm reception from his fans.
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday continued its operations to airlift tourists stranded for the past four days in Kinnaur district, which has been entirely cut off following landslides, an official said here. Seventy-seven sick, old and women tourists were evacuated from Sangla, Pooh, Kaza and Rekong Peo, the district headquarters, by a state-run helicopter, Special Secretary (Revenue) Amandeep Garg told IANS.
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