The opening of Confucius Institutes in New York and Washington in the past week brings a key part of China's "soft power" initiative to the United States.
The China National Deep Sea Center, expected to start operating next year, will be open to China and the world to explore the ocean depths.
As the world's top economies, US and China should pick up where international bodies have failed and assert leadership to better govern the global economy.
Chinese wuxia series are becoming increasingly popular in the West in a similar fashion to Western TV shows gaining audiences in China.
Paris is vying to become a major offshore yuan trading hub in the eurozone, according to the Governor of the Bank of France. Chinese, French FMs hold talks
Xi urged China and France to deepen strategic trust in an open and innovative spirit and boost coordination and cooperation in bilateral and international affairs.
Vice Premier Wang Yang and New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on Friday together addressed the first ever China New Zealand partnership forum.
Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi met with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Friday, pledging to advance the two countries' ties.
President Xi Jinping said Friday that China and France should deepen mutual trust, enhance cooperation and enrich bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership.
A long-term youth communication project between China and Mongolia began in Ulan Bator on April 12.