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Get your shot before flu season

Along with the cold winter wind, the flu season has arrived. You may remember that last year's flu season was particularly bad, sweeping through Asia at alarming rates. The flu isn't just a little cold - it's a far more serious illness.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 19:48:41

Youngsters rally for protection, heritage application of Beijing's Central Axis

The 2018 Beijing International Youth Tourism Festival, hosted by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development (BMCTD), concluded in Lao She Teahouse on October 26.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 19:48:40

Responsible relocation

Employees who were previously employed in the coal industry now work on a manufacturing line in Huaying, Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Wednesday. The coal industry used to be a main supporting industry in the city, contributing to over 70 percent of Huaying's industrial output. To reduce reliance on the coal industry, city authorities have been pushing forward industrial transformation since 2009, and have relocated employees in the coal sector to non-resource industries. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/11/1 18:43:42

Mainland shares gain for third straight day

The stock market on the Chinese mainland rose for the third straight day on Thursday, boosted mainly by upbeat comments about the Chinese economy from the country's top leaders as well as slightly better factory data.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/11/1 18:43:41

Regulator keeps securities' stamp duty unchanged at 0.1%

Chinese shares rose on Thursday upon the news that two government departments disclosed the government intention to keep the stamp duty on securities trading unchanged.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 18:43:41

Steel prices up as China reaffirms economic support

China's construction steel rebar prices edged higher on Thursday after three straight sessions of declines, as a top decision-making body of the Communist Party vowed to support the economy in the face of increasing pressures.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/11/1 18:38:41

Chinese firm unveils world's first foldable phone

Chinese start-up Royole Corp unveiled the world's first flexible display foldable smartphone named FlexPie on Wednesday, a move that analysts said – coming ahead of a number of foreign rivals such as Samsung – shows domestic manufacturers' advantage in making innovative flexible displays.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 17:08:40

Twitter gives users more freedom to report spam, fake accounts ahead of US midterm elections

US major social media network Twitter said Wednesday that it is giving its users more freedom to report fake, suspicious accounts to intensify crackdown on online spamming activities a few days ahead of US midterms elections.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/1 12:01:10

Nippon Paint launches coil coating joint innovation center with domestic market leader

From October 18 to 19, Nippon Paint China (Nippon Paint) took part in the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Shandong Wiskind Ltd (Wiskind) and the Future Building Development Forum in Qingdao, during which Wiskind held a signing and launching ceremony, announcing the establishment of Nippon Paint-Wiskind joint innovation center, in the coil coatings industry.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 10:23:20

Fierce race in EV sector prompts full-year profit warning by BYD

Chinese top electric carmaker BYD Co, which is backed by US investor Warren Buffett, said on Monday it expected full-year net profit to drop almost one-third as competition heats up in the world's largest auto market.
Source: Reuters - Global Times | 2018/11/1 10:23:20

Ten US Wisconsin companies to participate in China International Import Expo

Ten innovative companies from the US state of Wisconsin will participate in the forthcoming China International Import Expo in Shanghai to showcase Wisconsin's key industries, including its advanced freshwater technology.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/1 9:08:10

Xiaomi leads Indian mobile phone market in Q3; Vivo, Oppo also in top five

Chinese mobile phone companies, which have taken a big share of India's mobile phone sector, showed no signs of weakness in the third quarter despite a market contraction. Experts noted on Wednesday that India, with its competitive market and ample consumer demand, still offers a promising future to Chinese mobile phone companies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 22:43:40

Prices probably won't deter Chinese consumers from new Apple models

Although Chinese consumers are price-sensitive, they are likely to show great interest in upcoming new Apple products, an industry analyst said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 22:38:41

Muji misses out in removing some disputed trademarks, caught by Chinese owners

Japanese retail chain Muji's removal of the wuyinliangpin characters from trademarks on some of its products after it lost a lawsuit to a Beijing-based company won't affect the company's reputation or popularity, a consumer said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 22:28:41

Facebook creation of Tik Tok competitor signals Chinese companies' leadship

Facebook is reportedly creating a Tik Tok competitor to win back the attention of teens, a move that an expert said signals Chinese internet companies' leading position in many areas of the industry.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 22:23:43

Aircraft seats in new A320

Airbus has delivered an A320 airplane to China Express that is the first Airbus passenger plane equipped with seats manufactured by a Chinese company, according to Airbus China on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/10/31 22:23:42

Renaissance Hotel makes efforts in the design field, boosts global growth with refurbishment

Renaissance Hotel has obtained staged progress with its vigorous design strategy. After large-scale renovations of the Renaissance Hotel worldwide over the years, the world can expect to see a forceful expansion and investment of the brand. In 2018, around half of the Renaissance Hotel in North America, from Nashville to Newport Beach, will be fully renovated. Renaissance Hotel also plans to introduce its brand to 16 new target cities around the globe in the 12 months to come.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/31 19:38:40

Heavyweight SOEs actively participate in the BRI, undertaking over 3,000 projects

China's centrally-administered State-owned enterprises (SOEs) had more than 7 trillion yuan ($1 trillion) of overseas assets in total as of the end of 2017, with their overseas units reaching 4.7 trillion yuan in revenues and 106.4 billion yuan in profits annually, a senior official said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/31 19:03:40