The city's position as an international financial center is the aspect most widely recognized by foreigners, according to a report released by the Institute of Arts and Humanities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
China's efforts to fight AIDS are impressive and its experience can be shared, according to Michel Sidibe, executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Monday said that he saw China as a "reliable partner", not a threat to Russia.
China can play a rebalancing role in the current global financial crisis to combat future global poverty, a senior United Nations official said on Monday.
"China is not perfect", but it is an alternative to a world dominated by the West, said US filmmaker Andre Vltchek.
Bob Hawke, former Australian Prime Minister, has said China's achievement and peaceful rise contribute greatly to the world's progress and prosperity.
Chinese top legislator Wu Bangguo's scheduled visit to Belarus from Sept. 17 to 20 is widely expected to enhance bilateral ties, Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Anatoly Tozik has said.
The Japanese ambassador to China said the people of China and Japan should not get entangled in the past if they want to forge stronger relations.
Zanu-PF Director for Administration Dickson Dzora pointed out that the western media had embarked on a sustained onslaught of the Chinese because the West viewed China as a big threat to its entrenched economic interests in Africa.
While July's rebound in China's trade surplus to $31 billion is likely to spark new recriminations on whether the undervalued yuan is to blame, new research shows that China is far from the culprit, asserts a blog in the Wall Street Journal on Aug 10.