China, Britain strengthen cooperation to push yuan's global use

2015-10-22 17:02:06

With steady steps, China has been pushing its currency to wider use on the global stage, and it has taken a big stride forward with President Xi Jinping's state visit to Britain.

Panda in Britain

2015-10-22 16:42:18

Sa Dingding sings in London

2015-10-22 15:30:00

Chinese singer-songwriter Sa Dingding performed at London's Lancaster House on Oct 21 in the presence of President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan.

President's visit shines spotlight on Manchester's strengths

2015-10-22 15:29:26

As President Xi Jinping prepares to take the short flight to Manchester on Thursday, there is growing anticipation in the city as to what his visit heralds.

Xi's Britain tour to have big impact on China-EU ties

2015-10-22 15:10:49

Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Britain is not only a big boost to China-Britain relations, but also very important to China's general ties with the European Union, said experts and officials.

Rolls-Royce signs $2.4 billion engine agreement with HNA Group

2015-10-22 14:13:21

Rolls-Royce Holding Plc signed an agreement with HNA Group signed for engine services worth $2.4 billion during President Xi Jinping’s visit to the UK.

Peng visits Fortismere School in London

2015-10-22 14:12:57

Peng Liyuan, the first lady of China, interacts with students during a visit to Fortismere School in London, Britain, Oct 21, 2015.

China, Britain raise curtain of 'golden time' in ties with $60b deals

2015-10-22 13:22:23

China and Britain revved their cooperation into higher gear as they signed on Wednesday a slew of lucrative deals, laying a solid foundation for the "golden time" of their partnership.

Sun sees dawn for Chinese football

2015-10-22 11:52:29

In China-UK football exchanges, Sun Jihai is a name that stands out for his history-making stint with Manchester City from 2002 to 2008. He signed for the English Premier League club from Dalian Shide for 2 million pounds ($3.1 million) and became the first Asian player to play for the Blues. His solid defense and attacking forays won over many City fans.

China-backed Confucius Institutes spread across UK

2015-10-22 09:57:35

The rapid expansion of Chi­na's Confucius Institutes in the United Kingdom is playing a significant role, not only in helping Western students to learn Mandarin but also by pro­moting cultural understanding between China and the West, experts said.