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China-assisted Pokhara airport takes shape

The Pokhara Regional International Airport, a major undertaking of the Belt and Road Initiative that is under construction, will propel Nepal's tourism development and bring more income for South Asian countries, a project manager said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 21:23:40

Foreign delegates hail Beijing horticultural expo for green development

Overseas participants hailed China's green development concept highlighted in the International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2019/10/13 21:22:55

Wiping out poverty from the 'roof of the world'

Known as the "roof of the world," Tibet Autonomous Region in Southwest China is known for its picturesque plateau landscapes and splendid ethnic cultures. It is also one of the main grounds in China's nationwide campaign against poverty.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 21:22:48

Over 40% of HK companies' business incomes have dropped as a result of violence: poll

The violence in Hong Kong has hurt the local economy and employment, as more than 40 percent of respondents to a poll said their company's business had declined, and unemployment has swept across more industries, Hong Kong's largest labor organization said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/12 13:52:32

Consensus may not translate to an end in trade war: experts

Amid the latest round of China-US trade talks, Chinese experts noted it is good to see the two sides reaching a consensus and agreement, but it is not necessarily tantamount that the trade war has ended, even if some tariffs are scrapped.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/12 10:30:39

Optimism surrounds trade talks between China, US

A positive atmosphere hovers over the latest round of trade talks between China and the US, as the two sides appear willing to find a way out in the two-day talks, amid hopes to reach a partial trade deal.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/11 23:23:40

China, US achieve substantial progress in new round of trade talks in Washington

China and the United States achieved substantial progress in multiple areas after holding a new round of high-level economic and trade consultations on Thursday and Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/12 7:21:31

China announces dates for finance sector opening-up

China's securities regulator on Friday announced specific dates to scrap foreign ownership controls in China's financial sector, in the latest sign of the country's unwavering commitment to financial opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/11 19:38:40

China's nation brand value surges 40 percent: British consultancy

China's nation brand value increased by 40.4 percent to 19.5 trillion US dollars from 2018 to 2019, according to a report released Thursday on the annual study of national brands.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/11 15:32:15

China steps up policies to improve business climate, stabilize investment

China is set to boost its business environment through government legislation, as part of a new round of stabilizing policies which chart a roadmap for high-quality growth.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/11 12:19:19

China, US start new round of trade talks in Washington

China and the United States kicked off in Washington on Thursday a new round of high-level consultations to address their differences on outstanding economic and trade issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/11 4:27:25

China 'comes with utmost sincerity' for trade talks: top negotiator Liu He

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He told representatives from the US industrial and commercial sectors Wednesday that the Chinese trade delegation came to the negotiation with utmost sincerity ahead of the latest round of trade talks.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 23:50:09

China restructures airspace

It has been nearly eight years since Yan Xiaodong witnessed the largest-ever scale adjustment to the balance of airspace between China's military and civilian authorities.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 23:43:40

Provinces' plans for intercity high-speed rail systems set to boost economy

So far, 12 provinces in China have released plans to build intercity high-speed rail systems, according to government statistics, and by next year, up to eight provinces will have complete systems.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 22:22:50

China driving Shenzhen's capital market reform

As China gears up to advance reform of the capital market of Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, the city will play an increasingly large role in connecting the country with the world markets while also enhancing neighboring Hong Kong's position as a global financial hub, experts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 22:13:40

Alibaba to stop sales of e-cigarette components in US amid scrutiny

Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba said on Wednesday that it will stop selling e-cigarette components in the US, amid growing regulatory scrutiny and reports of lung disease and some deaths linked to vaping.
Source: Global Times - Reuters | 2019/10/10 21:18:40

Producing export success

Workers manufacture mechanical equipment and electronic control equipment at a factory in Nantong, East China's Jiangsu Province on Thursday. The products will be exported to countries and regions along the routes of the Belt and Road Initiative including Russia, the Middle East and Western Europe. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/10/10 21:13:41

Elderly ride digital economy wave

He Xuping, a retiree in her 60s, is a skilled user of a smartphone equipped with over 50 apps, including those used for social networking, video sharing, online shopping, travel, mobile payment and financial management.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 21:13:40