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China-assisted international airport in Nepal to be completed ahead of schedule: Official

China CAMC Engineering Co. Ltd is all set to complete the construction of the China-assisted Pokhara Regional International Airport in Kaski district of central Nepal ahead of the deadline, a senior official from the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/18 9:08:59

Customers seek service fee refund

Buyers of Mercedes-Benz cars in Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, flocked to a 4S dealership on Wednesday for refunds of financial service fees, which were called foul by regulators following an investigation of a high-profile dispute between the dealership and a customer over an oil leaking car.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 21:58:40

Sweeping view

An aerial view of the Panggong bridge, which is under construction in Xiangyang, Central China's Hubei Province on Wednesday. The 2.7-kilometer-long bridge will be the first three-tower suspension bridge to cross the Hanjiang River. It is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2019. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/4/17 21:53:40

Chinese companies aim for bigger role in autonomous vehicle competition with US rivals

Despite lagging behind US autonomous driving technologies for some years, China's domestic players are confident of catching up with US participants in the near future and even overtaking them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 21:28:40

Evaluation needed before resuming Boeing 737 MAX 8 flights: official

Evaluation of the airworthiness of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes must be completed and their flight safety guaranteed before resuming operation, according to China's civil aviation regulator.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/17 21:19:33

AmCham report urges better bilateral ties

The leading US business group in China on Wednesday urged China and the US to restore trust through concrete actions as tensions between the world's two largest economies continue to worsen, warning that further escalation could pose greater challenge to businesses.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 21:18:54

China plans to resume pork imports from France: ambassador

China will soon resume pork imports from France, French Ambassador to China Jean-Maurice Ripert said on Wednesday, a further sign of strengthened China-French relations ahead of the upcoming second Belt and Road Summit Forum.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 20:33:42

Airbus inaugurates first helicopter final assembly line in China

The Airbus Qingdao H135 Final Assembly Line (FAL), the first helicopter line built by a foreign manufacturer in China, was put into service Wednesday in Qingdao, a coastal city in east China's Shandong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/17 20:22:12

Mercedes-Benz scandal sounds alarm to all foreign firms in China

Over the past few days, a scandal involving an apparently defective Mercedes-Benz car that sparked widespread anger in China has finally come to an end, with the consumer who bought an oil-leaking car reportedly reaching a settlement with the local dealership.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 20:03:40

Overseas cruise companies look forward to 'second golden age' in China

After a temporary chill in the Chinese mainland cruise market with the exit of several cruise lines, it seems that the industry is ready to set sail again as overseas cruise companies increase investment with larger ships and longer itineraries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 19:23:40

Microsoft to support AI projects to assess data of Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Microsoft announced on Wednesday to offer a grant to the Queensland University of Technology's (QUT) Institute for Future Environments and the Australian Institute for Marine Science, to design an artificially intelligent (AI) system that can quickly process data from the nation's iconic Great Barrier Reef using cloud computing services.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/17 17:33:38

Chinese company signs new contract to build Moscow metro line

China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) signed a contract with a local company on Tuesday to build a section of a subway line in southwest Moscow.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/17 7:52:21

China's NEV manufacturer to offer electricity charging service

NIO Inc., a pioneer in China's premium electric vehicle market, announced that it would offer charging pickup services to ease the "charging anxiety" of car owners in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/17 7:50:10

Allegations of illegal financial fee profiteering by Mercedes-Benz dealership

The Mercedes-Benz dealership at the center of a consumer rights protection case in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, reportedly profited from a questionable financial services fee, state broadcaster China Media Group reported on Tuesday night.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 23:19:09

Structural upgrade in exports, imports boosts trade between China and Russia

China's trade with Russia could be further boosted as bilateral goods trade is undergoing a structural upgrade amid downward economic pressure and stagnant global trade, said industry insiders at the economic forum at the 125th Canton Fair in Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangdong Province on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 22:55:42

Will Huawei overtake Samsung in phones?

Will China's Huawei surpass Samsung, the South Korean technology giant that is currently the largest smartphone vendor worldwide, soon? The answer is yes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 22:03:40