China's top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng met with a Russian presidential representative, pledging to boost region-to-region cooperation between the two countries.
A fleet of Chinese marine surveillance ships conducted regular patrols on Monday in territorial waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands, said the State Oceanic Administration (SOA).
China has promised to make further contributions to international humanitarian efforts, President Xi Jinping said on Monday.
Int'l Red Cross officials have recognized the efforts and achievements by the Red Cross Society of China despite the society's degrading credibility in China.
Premier Li Keqiang will pay official visits to India, Pakistan, Switzerland and Germany from May 19 to 27.
China hails Pakistan's smooth general election
Two foreign hikers were rescued by firefighters on May 12 after they became lost in a mountain in Beijing's Badaling area of the Great Wall.
Taiwan authorities decided on Sunday to dispatch a fleet to conduct regular patrol in waters following the shooting-death of a fisherman by the Philippine side.
China and ASEAN countries signed seven mining cooperation agreements valued at about 16.3 billion yuan during the China-ASEAN Mining Cooperation Forum and Exhibition.
Taipei said Sunday it is beefing up patrols in waters near the Philippines amid widespread public outrage over the fatal shooting of a fisherman.
China and Vietnam pledged to boost comprehensive cooperation, including in the maritime field, with an agreement to address the South China Sea issue.