Wall Street's fear gauge crossed its 200-day moving average to hit its highest level in weeks.
Wang Huning, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, addressed the ceremony.
WASHINGTON -- The legacy of former US President Barack Obama is in trouble as his successor Donald Trump seeks to repeal and replace Obama's landmark legislation - the controversial healthcare overhaul known as Obamacare.
WASHINGTON -- The US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee on Saturday said that it had launched an investigation into President Donald Trump's firing of the State Department Inspector General Steve Linick on Friday.
Wages either fell or grew more slowly in the first six months of 2020 in two-thirds of countries for which official data was available, and the pandemic is likely to exert massive downward pressure on them in the near future, according to the International Labor Organization's Global Wage Report 2020/21.
Wang Guilan, 87, had been living in a 19-sq-m shanty house for 56 years. Wang suffers from high blood pressure and heart disease, and her family was unable to afford a bigger apartment. She asked the premier when her family could move into a new home. Local officials said a date has been set for next year, and Li told Wang the promise will be kept.
WELLINGTON - Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and scientists say little can be done to save it while a throwaway culture persists.
WUHAN - Visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday that Britain is eyeing closer cooperation with China in education and culture.
WATFORD, England — NATO leaders professed unity on Wednesday at a summit near London — but a spat over off-the-cuff chit chat at a royal reception rattled their show of solidarity.
WASHINGTON — The annual sessions of China's top and legislative and political advisory bodies would start a historic journey to greater reform and opening-up, said a US scholar.