AGERPRES special correspondent Daniel Florea reports: Premier Victor Ponta said on Tuesday that the Governments of Romania and China are looking into plans to build a high-speed rail on the route Bucharest-Iasi-Chisinau which is an alternative to a previously considered project envisaging the Bucharest-Constanta route.
BEIJING - Serbian writer and publisher Vladislav Bajac, director and editor-in-chief of the Geopoetika publishing company, has received the Special Book Award of China.
This state award has been granted since 2005 to foreign translators, writers and publishers for their contribution to the promotion of Chinese culture.
Japanâs Defense Ministry makes its biggest ever budget request, as Tokyo bolsters its military amid worries over Chinaâs expanding naval reach Japanâs defense planners are seeking their biggest budget ever for the coming fiscal year to pay for stealth fighters, drones and a hi-tech submarine, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bolsters the military amid an intensifying rivalry with China
The 21st Beijing International Book Fair opened today at an event attended by Turkish Culture and Tourism Deputy Minister Abdurrahman ArÄ±cÄ±. Turkey is the guest of honor this year at the fair. ArÄ±cÄ± said Turkey will be represented in three different pavilions, covering an area of 932 square meters.
According to fellow columnist Nuray Mert, âmillet,â a word used a lot by President-elect Recep Tayyip ErdoÄan, could mean âpeople.â That would make Turkey a Peopleâs Republic like China. Since I recently spent two weeks there, I can tell you that the two countries are actually quite similar.
Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan said Wednesday he felt "ashamed" of his son's detention on drug-related charges, adding he had "failed to educate" his child.
Jaycee Chan, who like his father is a singer and actor, was detained last week after police found more than 100 grams of cannabis at his home in Beijing, according to Chinese state-run media.