Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent trip to Latin America, the second in 13 months, demonstrated the important role Latin America plays in China's overall diplomacy and brought new opportunity to the bilateral ties.
A written confession by Japanese war criminal Ryusuke Sako made public on Sunday revealed the persecution of thousands of Chinese including underground anti-Japanese operators during World War II.
Data on the two black boxes of TransAsia Airways Flight GE 222 remains intact and has been downloaded to help investigators look into the cause of the plane crash that killed 48 people, Taiwan's aviation safety council said on Saturday.
Chinese industrial businesses saw their profits rise by 11.4 percent year on year in the first half of this year, official data showed on Sunday.
Malaysia has stricken an agreement with Ukrainian rebels, who control the area around the MH17 crash site, to allow a group of international police personnel to enter the area to protect the international investigators.
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The latest economic data suggest China is moving to a more service-based economy that is less reliant on exporting cheap manufactured goods.