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Latest Li Keqiang Items
China's government responded to public demands for bold leadership with vows Wednesday to press long-sought market reforms, defend against terrorism after a horrific slashing attack, and heavily boost military spending amid rising tensions with Japan.
The Chinese government announced a big bump in spending on the armed forces Wednesday, saying it will increase its defense budget by 12.2 percent this year to $132 billion, as the country opened its ceremonial legislature.
Chinese President Xi Jinping was formally named head of a new national security body Friday, in a move that further strengthens his status as the most powerful Chinese leader in two decades.
Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai said a pending new free-trade zone in China's largest city will help attract more foreign investor attention that had been going to inland cities in recent years.
A massive landslide engulfed a gold mining area in mountainous Tibet, burying 83 workers believed to have been asleep early Friday morning, Chinese state media said.
The newly installed Chinese premier said there's no sense in China and the United States accusing each other of cybersecurity breaches.
New Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday dismissed hacking accusations against China as "groundless" and said his government was committed to strong ties with Washington.
China's new leaders struck a populist tone Sunday as they got down to the painstaking work of governing, promising cleaner government, less red tape and more fairness to enlarge a still small middle class and help struggling private businesses.
Wang Pinghe wants the tumor in his liver removed before it becomes life-threatening. But the 28-year-old Chinese villager knows it will be hard to find a hospital that will do the operation _ because he has AIDS.