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Chilean Ambassador to China talks bilateral ties

When talking about Chile, several memorable icons come to people's mind, such as the first free trade agreement that China signed with a Latin American country, the wine, Patagonia and monumental statues.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 19:58:41

Diane von Furstenberg to design Claridge's Christmas Tree for 2018

London's Claridge's has announces that the iconic hotel's Christmas tree for 2018, named "Tree of Love," will be designed by legendary fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg. Diane, an old friend of Claridge's, is going to unveil the "Tree of Love" to the public in the hall of the hotel on November 27, 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 19:48:40

Female pilots struggle with stereotypes

When Han Siyuan first applied for a job as a pilot cadet in 2008, she was up against 400 female classmates in China on tests measuring everything from their command of English to the length of their legs.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/11/15 19:13:40

Big music+ kicks off first live show on QQ music

Created by Tencent music entertainment, the first top musician live show of China - Big Music+ super live, kicked off its first online broadcasting on November 7 on QQ music, a Chinese music streaming platform.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 16:33:40

Chinese online tourism agencies still waiting for official notice to reopen South Korea tourism

Several domestic travel agencies said they have heard the news that South Korea-bound tourism products will be allowed to sell again, though they have not received any official government notice to reopen online tourism itineraries to the neighboring country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 14:49:58

German 5G construction set to progress slowly, cost more by blocking Huawei: analysts

Germany is likely to build out its fifth-generation (5G) network with higher costs and slower speed if it insists on blocking Chinese firms like Huawei from participating in the market, said industry analyst.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/14 22:55:48

SUV exports to US

Zotye Automobile, a Ford Motor Co partner in China, said on Tuesday it planned to begin selling sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in the US in 2020.
Source: Agencies | 2018/11/14 22:55:45

UnionPay to enter Ukraine

UnionPay International (UPI), a subsidiary of China UnionPay, will enter the Ukrainian market, the Ukrainian central bank said in a statement on Tuesday.
Source: Agencies | 2018/11/14 22:55:45

Dell taps investment banks to raise more cash for 'tracking stock' offer

Dell Technologies Inc is working with investment banks to add more cash to a $21.7 billion offer to buy back a "tracking stock" tied to its software company VMware Inc as it nears a deal with investors, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/11/14 22:55:44

Apple faces chill in Chinese market as innovation lags: analysts

US technology giant Apple Inc has embraced its downward trend in the Chinese market not only in product sales but also business operations, even lagging behind domestic vendors in technological innovation, an industry analyst told the Global Times Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/14 21:23:40

Dragonfly FM tunes up for bigger market share

The audio content industry has seen dramatic boom. The growing significance of efficient communication operations globally and increasing adoption of digital technology in the communication field gears up the development of the world professional mobile audio content market.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/14 20:07:35

Nation's power generation up 7.2%

China's power generation rose 7.2 percent year-on-year in the first 10 months of 2018, official data showed on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/14 19:21:31

WTO disputes rising in number

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has been processing the largest number of trade disputes in 16 years, its director-general, Roberto Azevedo, told an agribusiness summit in Sao Paulo on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/14 19:21:31

Foreign firms see opportunity in healthcare

Huge market potentials of China's healthcare sector were discovered at the just-concluded first China International Import Expo (CIIE), Yacov Geva, president and CEO of Israeli G. Medical Innovations Ltd, told Xinhua in an interview.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/14 19:21:30

Taxation cooperation to help trade, investment

A senior Chinese taxation official called on Tuesday for strengthened cooperation among taxation authorities of Asian and Oceania regions in an effort to smooth out trade and investment in the face of increasing challenges.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/14 19:21:30

Under pressure from Paris, Renault-Nissan plans to boost van production

France-based Renault recently said it will build new Nissan and Mitsubishi vans at its domestic plants, raising investment in the country as it explores closer integration of the three-way carmaking alliance with government backing.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/11/14 19:03:40

VW eyes 50 million target for EVs

Volkswagen could build up to 50 million electric cars on its new electric vehicle (EV) platform and is looking at expanding its manufacturing footprint in the US, Chief Executive Herbert Diess told US weekly newspaper Automotive News.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/11/14 18:58:40

Tech boom feeling a pinch

Wang Miaoyi's small one-bedroom apartment, which doubles as her design studio, is overflowing with game magazines, figurines and boxes of sci-fi novels.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/11/14 18:13:41