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Australia provides Chinese tourists with online training program

Australia's Northern Territory (NT) has launched an online training program to help tourism operators prepare for an influx of Chinese visitors.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/12 10:02:50

Ethiopian PM to inaugurate Chinese-built industrial park on Sunday

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will inaugurate the Chinese-built Dire Dawa industrial park located in the eastern part of the country on Sunday, state affiliated media outlet Fana Broadcasting Corporate reported on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/12 9:27:48

Yamal LNG project reaches full production capacity

Yamal liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Arctic Russia officially commissioned the third or last production line here Tuesday and thus reached its full capacity.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/12 8:19:40

Huawei CFO granted bail at court hearing

The Canadian court on Tuesday granted bail to Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who's been detained in Canada for nearly two weeks for allegedly breaking U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Source: CGTN | 2018/12/12 7:59:05

China ponders tech strategy; cautious approach urged in handling Huawei, US firms

China should prepare a set of savvy long-term measures to counter US blackmailing tactics aimed at containing China's rapid technological rise and avoid knee-jerk responses involving companies like Huawei, Apple or Qualcomm, Chinese analysts warned on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 23:18:40

China won't close its doors for tech collaboration even after Huawei CFO' arrest: experts

China will pursue its own path in technology development by welcoming competition and further opening up its market, and will not shut its doors when facing external pressure, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 22:27:24

PBC skips reverse repo for 33rd day

The People's Bank of China (PBC), the central bank, on Tuesday skipped reverse repo for the 33th trading day, the longest stretch since early 2016, citing sufficient liquidity in the banking system. No reverse repo will mature Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/11 19:58:39

November car sales fall 14 percent, steepest contraction since 1990: industry body

China's automobile sales fell 13.9 percent in November from a year earlier, the country's top auto industry association said Tuesday, marking the steepest drop in more than six years in the world's largest auto market.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/12/11 19:18:40

China blockchain ventures edging Japanese rivals in innovation, application

Chinese fintech companies have an edge in blockchain application innovations and are more flexible in responding to market demands, Mika Yan, executive director of Japan-based TecArashi Investment Co, told the Global Times on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 19:18:40

Firms report improving profitability

Some 1,218 listed companies have already released their preliminary 2018 financial reports, with 781 companies expecting rising net profits or the turning of losses into gains, Shanghai Securities News reported on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua - Global Times | 2018/12/11 19:18:40

Japan should not jeopardize mutual trust by rejecting Chinese firms: FM

Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs urged Japan to provide a fair market environment for Chinese companies, following reports concerning a possible ban on China's Huawei and ZTE from government procurement contracts.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 19:18:39

Pound near 20-month low against dollar on Brexit setback

The pound languished near a 20-month low against the dollar on Tuesday after British Prime Minister Theresa May postponed a crucial vote on her Brexit deal, raising the risk of a chaotic exit from the European Union.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/12/11 18:53:40

Chinese court bans Apple from selling older iPhones, shows China capable of exerting pressure on US tech giant: analyst

A Chinese court reportedly ordered Apple to stop selling older iPhone models in the country due to patent infringements, a move that shows China has the ability to exert pressure on US tech giants amid growing tensions, a Chinese analyst said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 16:23:39

No change in relationship with Huawei, Malta says

The Maltese government has said that it will not be reviewing agreements with Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications leader recently targeted by US prosecutors, local media reported on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/11 13:45:39

Nobel laureate to attend 2019 Big Data Expo in Guiyang

American economist Paul Romer, co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Prize in economics along with William Nordhaus, has been invited to the 2019 Big Data Expo to be held in Guiyang, Southwest China's Guizhou province, in May of next year.
Source: eguizhou.gov.cn | 2018/12/11 10:56:09

Chinese vice premier calls US officials on trade issues

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on Tuesday called US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on trade disputes between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/11 10:49:19

China urges no discrimination against Chinese firms with normal business activities in Japan

Chinese enterprises with normal business activities in Japan shouldn't be discriminated against, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said at a routine press briefing on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/11 0:28:13