China’s economy grew 6.7 percent year-on-year in 2016, its slowest growth in 26 years. Yet still within the government’s target range set for the year.
China created 13.14 million new jobs for urban residents last year, exceeding the official target, said an official on Jan 23.
Officials representing Beijing and Manila shook hands on joint projects worth $3.7 billion on Jan 23 during a meeting in the Chinese capital.
The United States became the largest recipient of booming Chinese outbound foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2016.
Two smuggled marine fossils dating back to over 200 million years ago will be returned to China, according to the Chinese Embassy in Canada.