IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Friday that G20 finance ministers and central bank governors should focus on global economic spillovers from their policy decisions when they meet in Shanghai next week.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will leave New York over the weekend for a visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan, where dire humanitarian situation attracts global attention, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here Friday.
US President Barack Obama will end decades of hostility and mistrust by visiting Havana in March, in a swan song gesture during the final year of his presidency. Observers said the move will also free Beijing to develop closer ties with Havana without hindrance from Washington.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, who frequently touts his opposition to the Iraq war, appeared to support the idea in a newly unearthed 2002 interview, but said on Thursday he became an opponent by the time the invasion occurred.
Two Chinese groups in San Francisco Bay Area said they were confident that the Supreme Court will accept their petition for writ of certiorari to reverse an appeals court's decision not to overturn California's ban on sale, distribution and possession of shark fins.
Ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius now has a new look for the US market with the ongoing cultural event Hello Kongzi that was co-organized by Shandong Tourism Bureau and Shenzhen Broad Link Culture &Creative.
After a two-day gathering, leaders of the US and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states released a joint statement that avoided directly naming China as observers said most ASEAN countries understand the risks brought about by the US flexing its muscles in the region.