Chavez: a multipolar world is rising, while attempts for a unipolar world are going to pieces

Prensa Latina, 25 September: Relations between China and Latin America are likely to continue enlarging within the Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of our America (ALBA). Venezuela´s President Hugo Chavez made the proposal at a press conference closing his fifth visit to Beijing. Chavez said he had proposed China draw up cooperation mechanisms with ALBA, … [Read more…]

President Hu says spacewalk a major breakthrough

Xinhua article BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) — The spacewalk performed by Chinese taikonauts Zhai Zhigang Saturday afternoon marks a major breakthrough in China’s space program, Chinese President Hu Jintao said. Hu talked with the trio taikonauts at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center for the Shenzhou-7 mission at 6:35 p.m. Saturday, when he inquired the physical … [Read more…]

Senior UN official lauds China’s contribution to global MDGs

Xinhua article UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) — China has made enormous achievements in realizing its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs),rendering an important contribution to the global endeavor to meet the targets, United Nations Under-Secretary-General Sha Zukang has said. “China is the country that has been the most successful and most effective in realizing its Millennium … [Read more…]

Chinese premier calls on sick infants

Xinhua article BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) — Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Sunday visited hospitals, communities and supermarkets in Beijing to see for himself the infants sickened by tainted milk powder and the milk market. His first stop was Beijing Children’s Hospital, where many parents had brought their children for kidney tests. Outside the consulting … [Read more…]

China becomes first nation to halve poor population

Xinhua article BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) — China halved its impoverished population over the past three decades, according to Huang Yanxin, deputy director of the regulation department under the Ministry of Agriculture. The accomplishment makes China the first nation to fulfill its objective under the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) framework. “According to China’s standards, the … [Read more…]