President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the closing meeting of the country's top legislative session in Beijing on Tuesday. Here are the highlights.
The Geneva-based WEF's report attributes the Chinese mainland's overall competitive score to gains made in technological readiness, occasioned by higher information and communication technology penetration and the extent to which foreign direct investment has been bringing new technology to the country.
The president advised officials to be fearless, courageous, and have faith and determination to succeed as a nation.
On April 10, at a seminar titled "Going Global: Chinese and Jewish Cross-Border Relationships in Technology & Innovation", Silicon Valley-based entrepreneurs who are funded by Chinese, American or Jewish capital expressed their concerns about increasing government manipulation and restrictions.
The move in the House of Lords was backed by Lord Patten, a former EU commissioners, and the last British governor of Hong Kong before it was handed back to China.
Kenya inaugurated its diesel-powered standard gauge railway from the port city of Mombasa to the capital, Nairobi. Sun Ruibo / Xinhua