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Backgrounder: ASEAN-China Free Trade Area

[2013-10-08 16:55]

The ASEAN-China Free Trade Area (ACFTA) is a free trade area between the ten ASEAN member states and China.

Chinese leaders on China-ASEAN relations

[2013-10-08 16:46]

The 16th China- ASEAN Summit is set to open Wednesday in Brunei's capital of Bandar Seri Begawan, which is expected to further boost bilateral relations in all areas.

Backgrounder: ASEAN+3 cooperation mechanism

[2013-10-08 16:32]

Leaders from Southeast Asian countries, China, Japan and the ROK will meet Wednesday at the 16th ASEAN Plus Three and related summits.

Discipline agency receives 800 tip-offs daily

[2013-10-08 16:30]

An official website opened by the Communist Party of China (CPC)'s discipline agency has received a daily average of 827 tip-offs about corruption since its launch.

Backgrounder: ASEAN Community's building process

[2013-10-08 15:53]

The 23rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit is to open here Wednesday under the theme "Our People, Our Future Together," bringing the bloc one step closer to creating an ASEAN Community.

Li's plan to upgrade China-ASEAN FTA lauded

[2013-10-08 15:17]

Beijing has made it a policy priority to upgrade the China-ASEAN free trade area, which would contribute to development and prosperity in the region.

Firming friendships

[2013-10-08 00:22]

Peng Liyuan of China, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, holds hands with Rosmah Mansor of Malaysia, wife of Prime Minister Najib Razak, and Ani Yudhoyono, the Indonesian president’s wife, during their visit to the Bali Safari and Marine Park in Gianyar, on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Monday.

APEC 'should take lead' in FTA talks

[2013-10-07 23:56]

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation mechanism should lead and coordinate the negotiations over free trade areas in the region, President Xi Jinping said, as several FTAs are competing for dominance.
Xi: Chinese economy on track
APEC looks to increase regional connectivity
Beijing, Seoul vow to reach FTA soon

Beijing, Seoul vow to reach FTA soon

[2013-10-07 23:49]

Beijing and Seoul on Monday pledged to push forward free trade negotiations to upgrade cooperation, as President Xi Jinping met with Republic of Korea President Park Geun-hye on the sidelines of the APEC summit.

APEC looks to increase regional connectivity

[2013-10-07 23:46]

Asia-Pacific economies will count on enhanced regional connectivity to stimulate trade and attract investment as the member countries seek decisive measures to improve regional economic integration, industry experts say.

Xi: Chinese economy on track

[2013-10-07 23:41]

The Chinese economy remains on track despite a recent slowdown, and the country is taking measures to guard against both internal and external risks, President Xi Jinping told top company executives attending the APEC summit in Indonesia on Monday.

Visits by Xi, Li show importance of ties

[2013-10-07 23:31]

Premier Li Keqiang will embark on his first trip to the Southeast Asian nations closely following President Xi Jinping's visit to the region, a high frequency experts say shows Beijing's "unprecedented emphasis" on nurturing good relationship with its neighbors.

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