US Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who will visit China starting Sunday, said on Thursday he hoped to use the trip to seek a deeper dialogue with Beijing.
Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang arrived here Thursday on the second stop of his three-nation Europe tour to promote China's relations with European Union nations.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) shakes hands with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi as she welcomes him before a bilateral meeting at the State Department in preparation for the upcoming visit of Chinese President Hu Jintao, in Washington, Jan 5, 2011.
China and Spain signed $7.5 billion worth of agreements during Chinese Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit on Wednesday, a welcome boost for Spain's recession-hit economy.
Top US and Chinese officials are preparing for the upcoming state visit of China's leader to the United States as they try to forge a common approach to global challenges.
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi met here Tuesday with US Senator Richard Lugar and Congressmen Rick Larsen and Charles Boustany to discuss issues concerning bilateral relations and the upcoming US visit by Chinese President Hu Jintao.
Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang said here Wednesday that China sincerely hopes Spain and the whole of Europe will achieve steady growth and sustained prosperity.
Deputy Speaker Batkhuu Gavaa of Mongolia's parliament on Wednesday spoke highly of the China-Mongolia relationship during a meeting with outgoing Chinese Ambassador Yu Hongyao.
US President Barack Obama met here on Tuesday with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi to discuss issues on bilateral relations and ongoing preparations for a state visit to the United States by Chinese President Hu Jintao later this month.
The year 2010 had special significance for China-Germany relations, Chinese Ambassador to Germany Wu Hongbo said in a recent interview prior to Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Germany.
The number of illegal fund-raising cases in China has been rising since 2008, with about 5,400 suspects arrested in 5,000 cases, a senior police officer warned on Tuesday.
Japan is to issue multiple-entry visas to individual Chinese citizens beginning this summer in a bid to entice members of China's mushrooming middle class into visiting and spending money in the country.