I missed a lot of good laughter while I was in China. I was on a train from Shang Hai to Beijing when I read that Deputy Prime Minister BÃ¼lent ArÄ±nÃ§ had stated women should not laugh in public.
Yes, according to many analysts, who underline the countryâs credit boom. For example, a research note by Standard Chartered, which was published on July 21, noted Chinaâs total debt to GDP ratio had surpassed 250 percent. You could have shrugged âso whatâ if it was not the worldâs the worldâs biggest trading nation and second-largest economy.
Nope, I have not smoked anything to make me feel like I am in Tolkienâs Middle Earth. Zhongguo, which means Middle/Central State and is often translated as Middle/Central Kingdom, is the most common Sinitic name for the country I arrived on Friday.
BELGRADE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic Tuesday received the letters of credence from the new Ambassador of China in Belgrade, Li Manchang, who said that the two countries were helping each other on issues of key interest, and conveyed Beijing's willingness to raise bilateral relations to a higher level.