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Chinese railway engineering firms hand over 4 bridges to Laos

Chinese engineering companies, which are building China-Laos railway in northern Laos, have handed over four bridges to the Lao government.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/28 13:29:24

Bimbo Global Energy 2018 race held at Olympic Forest Park

Bimbo Global Energy 2018 was successfully held at the Olympic Forest Park in Chaoyang District on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/28 12:13:39

Stamps that convey cultural value of China

Along with the successful inclusion of Mount Fanjing on the World Heritage List in July, China ranks second with 53 world heritage sites. Since China joined UNESCO Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage in 1985, the number of Chinese World Cultural Heritage has been increasing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/28 12:08:39

India tilts toward trade protectionism in hiking tariffs, hurting own consumers

India on Thursday began hiking import tariffs on 19 “non-essential items,” a move that experts said could hurt its consumers as well as Chinese and South Korean enterprises. The decision runs counter to trade liberalization and facilitation, they noted.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 22:03:40

Turkey woos Chinese visitors

Turkey is making all efforts to draw more Chinese tourists as it is trying to develop new markets, the country's minister of culture and tourism Mehmet Nuri Ersoy said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2018/9/27 21:53:42

Didi debuts services in Japan

Chinese ride-hailing services provider Didi Chuxing launched operations in the Japanese city of Osaka on Thursday through a joint venture with multinational conglomerate SoftBank, the company said in a statement.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2018/9/27 21:53:42

Lenovo launches first 5G-upgradable phone

Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group launched a 5G-upgradable smartphone -- the Motorola z3 -- on Thursday at the Lenovo Tech World 2018 in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 21:53:41

China to boost private sector, offer equal treatment

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and private companies are both vital drivers of China's economic growth, and public concerns that "the State sector advances at the cost of the private sector” in the Chinese market is groundless because the country has vowed to deepen reform to further boost the private economy, experts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 21:53:40

Chinese SOEs, start-ups team up for commercial space efforts

With the commercial space sector taking off in the past few years, China is aiming to create synergies between large State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and private start-ups, with more cooperation than competition expected, a high-ranking executive told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 20:58:40

China unveils new measures to attract foreign investors amid trade war

China announced specific new steps to improve the business environment for foreign investors, a necessary and effective move to attract international capital amid the escalating China-US trade dispute, experts and foreign companies' executives said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 20:53:40

Trains to better serve Heilongjiang

After four years of construction in frigid cold regions, a new high-speed railway will begin service between two major cities in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:53:40

CNOOC may divest some US assets: report

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC Ltd) is considering selling parts of its US oil assets in the Gulf of Mexico, a company spokeswoman said on Thursday, but added that it does not intend to fully exit the US market.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:48:41

Chinese central bank unlikely to follow US Fed interest rate hike decisions: analysts

China's central bank will keep a firm monetary policy stance and is unlikely to follow the latest interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve, analysts said.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:33:41

CNPC says to boost crude output via more winter drilling

Energy giant China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) will keep drilling through the winter in oilfields in the country's western region to boost domestic crude output as it aims to bolster the nation's energy independence.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:28:41

Lighting holiday spirit

Chinese workers make red lanterns for the upcoming National Day at a factory in Yangzhao village in North China's Shanxi Province on Wednesday. The holiday starts on Monday and ends on October 7. In addition to selling their products domestically, their products will also be exported, bringing millions of yuan in revenue for the village. Photo: IC.
Source: IC | 2018/9/27 18:28:41

China stocks end lower despite FTSE Russell move

China stocks ended lower on Thursday after data showed industrial profit growth in China continuing to slow in August and after the US Federal Reserve lifted rates, while news of A-share inclusion in FTSE Russell indexes failed to boost sentiment.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:28:40

Fed raises US interest rates by 25 basic points

The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday and left intact its plans to steadily tighten monetary policy, as it forecasted that the US economy would enjoy at least three more years of growth.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:23:40

China-Singapore rail-sea route fast-tracks

On Tuesday morning, a train loaded with auto parts and paper products thundered out of a station in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, heading for a port in southern China, where the goods will be further shipped across the sea to Southeast Asia.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/9/27 18:08:41