Kim Jong-il, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), died on the morning of Dec 17 at the age of 69, leaving his country a heritage that has profound strategic implications.
Chinese President Hu Jintao went to the embassy of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Beijing Tuesday morning to express condolences on the demise of top DPRK leader Kim Jong-il.
China on Monday offered its "deep condolences" on the death of Kim Jong-il, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
China does not intend, nor is it able, to squeeze the US out of the Asia-Pacific region, which is big enough for both to coexist and cooperate, a senior diplomat said during a review of the diplomatic year.
China is striving to improve access to higher education for disabled people.
Measures to cool the property market are continuing to bite with 70 percent of 70 major cities.
More Chinese cities posted monthly home price declines in November.
China plans to spend 46.3 billion yuan ($7.2 billion) upgrading police-run detention houses in the coming five years.
The art market cooled this fall after several boom years. Both collectors and investors are buying less in retail stores and at auctions.
As of Sunday, Beijing has enjoyed 274 days of "blue sky" in 2011,fulfilling its target ahead of schedule
The last televised debate among three candidates for the upcoming Taiwan leader election was held Saturday in Taipei.
Experts suggest a possible model which may be "re-inventing" a "garden city"in China's urbanization process.