China admits in sending several ships to Quirino Atoll in the West Philippine Sea but only to remove an abandoned Filipino ship that had run aground on the shoal in late 2015 which might cause possible impediment to navigation safety and damage to the marine environment.
Fifteen million illegal publications and websites were confiscated and closed down, with another 28,000 illegal sites were shut down in China. The campaign against online pornography will continue through 2016.
China to release its lowest military budget increase in six years following last year's announcement of a slimmer military.
China refused to join any US-led coalitions that have a military nature and this also applies to international counter-terrorism cooperation.
Xi Jinping declares China supports the creation of an independent Palestinian state with eastern Jerusalem as its capital, based on the pre-1967 borders.
IMF Chief Christine Lagarde and Fund Staff endorses China's renminbi to become Global Reserve Currency, ending the U.S. Petro-dollar reign in November.
Experts are cautiously optimistic that China’s plans for further financial reforms would be sufficient to help its currency Renminbi (RMB Yuan) meet the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) criteria for joining its benchmark currency basket later this year.
A war between the United States and China is “inevitable” unless Washington stops demanding Beijing halt its construction projects in the South China Sea, a Chinese state-owned newspaper warns.
President Xi Jinping of China and his top graft-buster Wang Qishan may be targeted by assassination attempts from corrupt officials who have been allegedly buying high-powered sniper rifles from the United States.
When copper starts to bottom, it clearly reflects growth in China and the world.