British Prime Minister Theresa May made an official visit to China from January 31, 2017 to February 2, 2018, during which the two countries agreed to strengthen the “golden era” of Sino-British relations.
French President Emmanuel Macron paid his first official visit to China from January 8 to 10, turning a new page in the Sino-French relationship.
The Fourth World Internet Conference was held in Wuzhen, southern Zhejiang Province, from December 3 to 5, where two reports (dubbed “blue books”) on the world’s and China’s Internet development were released.
A team of Chinese scientists from the Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, recently delivered a paper on SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), claiming that the virus originates from bats.
Chinese President Xi Jinping paid a state visit to Vietnam from November 10 to 13, further strengthening ties between the two Asian nations.
China’s ruling Party, the Communist Party of China (CPC), held its 19th National Congress from October 18 to 24 in Beijing, where Party General Secretary Xi Jinping declared that China has entered “a new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics.”