Li Keqiang

China to increase defense spending

China’s 2019 defense spending will rise 7.5% from 2018, according to a budget report issued at the opening of the country’s annual meeting of parliament, a slower rate than last year but still outpacing the economic growth target. …

EU and China announce WTO reform

European Council president Donald Tusk has called for reform of the World Trade Organization, including new rules on industrial subsidies and intellectual property rights, as Europe tries to form a common front with China against …

 Putin starts state visit to Beijing

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Beijing for a state visit at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. The Kremlin earlier reported that Putin would hold talks with his Chinese …

Russia and China to develop Far East

An agreement to set up a Russian-Chinese intergovernmental commission on the development of Russia's Far East and the northeast of China may be adopted during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Saint Petersburg later in November, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko said Saturday.

Medvedev arrives in China

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev paid an official visit to China. He will stay in the Celestial Empire until December 17. During his visit, Medvedev will attend a meeting of the Council of the Heads of Government …