US Vice-President Joe Biden will visit China from Aug 17 and exchange views with leaders on the South China Sea disputes, US arms sales to Taiwan and US debt.
BEIJING China and the United States have reached a consensus on tapping the potential of cooperation to improve the quality of Chinese consumer goods through more training programs for manufacturers, said officials from both sides.
China has expressed its "strong opposition" to Japan's latest defense white paper, saying it has ulterior motives to play up a "China threat theory".
The chief of the Chinese army's General Staff Chen Bingde discussed military cooperation with Russian Defense Minister Anatoli Serdyukov on Thursday.
Though hundreds of miles apart, Tanjiaqiao township and Fangzheng county have both slipped into controversy after netizens shamed residents of both regions for kowtowing to money and forgetting the humiliation China suffered during Japan's invasion of China in the 1930s and 1940s.
The traditional friendship between China and Albania should serve as a foundation for further development of their cooperation, two senior officials of the countries agreed on Thursday.
Japan has ulterior motives to play up a "China threat theory", said the defense ministry.
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi and his Albanian counterpart Edmond Haxhinasto vowed on Wednesday to further expend and deepen bilateral relations between the two countries.
China on Wednesday expressed its "strong dissatisfaction " with Japan's 2011 defense white paper.
A foreign ministry spokesman said that China will step up its anti-terrorism cooperation with Pakistan in an effort to maintain regional peace and stability.
Chen Bingde, chief of the General Staff of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China, left here Wednesday for an official good-will visit to Russia, Ukraine and Israel.
China will steadily reform national defense and constantly modernize the military forces.