Chinese President Xi Jinping says his latest visit to Cuba is a "total success" and he is full of confidence in the future of bilateral cooperation.
The number of regions that delivered double-digit economic growth in the first half of this year plunged, and growth in some regions was dramatically below the year-earlier level.
From January to May, China's trade in services saw a rapid increase. The total value of imports and exports amounted to 237.6 billion US dollars, up 14.5 percent year-on-year.
The body count from super typhoon Rammasun in China has reached 62 with another 21 people still missing, while typhoon Matmo has claimed two lives.
Xi's Latin America tour promoted BRICS cooperation, boosted China's ties with the nations he visited and the broader region, and bolstered regional and world peace and development.
SOHO's donating $15 million to Harvard has stirred controversy among Chinese netizens. They question why the real estate giant makes his fortune in China but aids the faraway America.