A senior Chinese military official said Monday that China cherishes friendly relations with Burma, though it appears to be in the midst of a major change now.
Sierra Leone saw its first shipment of iron ore out of the country in nearly 30 years, and just 14 months after the African Minerals company launched its mining project.
China is the world’s biggest creditor, with foreign exchange reserves of around $3.2 trillion. Europe would like Beijing to use some of that money to lend a hand and help bail out the eurozone. China has stressed it will not be a savior to Europe, and there are a reasons it won't. However, there are a few reasons China could change course and come to the rescue. Here are three:
Occupy Wall Street protests spread to four continents over the weekend, but China's involvement was conspicuously absent.
Carry his own luggage and wait in line at the Great Wall? Gary Locke, the first Chinese-American ambassador to China, has won the public's heart with humble acts that are rarely seen among Chinese officials.
The 2011 Hurun Rich List identified 271 dollar billionaires in mainland China, up from 189 last year.
Back to school in China, as around the world, is rarely something that kids look forward to. Some schools in China are trying to shake up the first day by bringing in celebrities or ancient traditions.