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Twitter removes thousands of foreign state-backed accounts

Twitter Inc. said Thursday it has deleted thousands of accounts linked to foreign governments and archived them to a public database aiming to track state-backed misinformation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 15:57:03

China's property investment up 11.2 pct in first five months

China's real estate investment increased 11.2 percent year on year in the first five months of the year, the National Bureau of Statistics said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 15:46:00

Chinese companies try to build stronger brands with more value overseas

More Chinese companies have been striving to build stronger brands in a global arena. Their brand value rises rapidly, primarily propelled by technology-driven innovation and overseas consumers' acknowledgement, some researchers and reports showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 15:43:57

China's power generation up 3.3 pct in first five months

China's power generation grew 3.3 percent year on year to 2.8 trillion kilowatt hours in the first five months of 2019, official data showed Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 15:29:28

China's industrial output up 5 pct in May

China's value-added industrial output expanded 5 percent year on year in May, slower than the growth of 5.4 percent in April, official data showed Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 15:20:59

S.Korea's overseas direct investment hits record high in Q1

South Korea's overseas direct investment hit a record quarterly high in the first quarter on the increased mergers & acquisitions (M&As) and the expansion of overseas plants, a government report showed Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 14:25:17

China's printing service company to enter African market

Xin Printing Technology Co. Ltd, a printing service company based in central China's Hunan Province, is expanding its business to Africa.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 13:23:38

China builds largest credit reporting system

China has built the world's largest credit reporting system, which will serve as a basic information provider for the construction of a nationwide social credit system that helps trace individuals' economic activities, restrict defaulters' moves everywhere and build China into an honest society, officials and analysts told the Global Times on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/14 13:17:02

US-provoked trade frictions cannot hinder China's development, says expert

The US-provoked trade war cannot hinder China's development, and the world also needs China's development, an expert told Xinhua in a recent interview.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 11:43:41

Chinese-made electric buses facilitate green mass transit in Argentina

Cherry-red Chinese-made electric buses have facilitated green mass transit in two key regions of Argentina -- the capital Buenos Aires and the western Mendoza province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 11:11:43

Over 600 US companies, associations warn White House against tariff hikes on China

A total of 661 US companies and associations have signed a letter to President Donald Trump, urging his administration to abandon tariff hikes and reach a deal with China, a US nationwide anti-tariff campaign said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 11:06:39

China raises anti-dumping duties on alloy-steel pipes from US, EU

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced Friday that it will raise anti-dumping duties on imports of alloy-steel seamless pipes from the United States and the European Union.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 10:40:46

California almond industry calls for quick solution to US-China trade frictions

The almond industry in the western US state of California is calling for a quick solution to the trade frictions between the United States and China ahead of another record harvest this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 10:27:09

Africa to benefit from China-Africa trade expo: Zambian experts

African countries stand to benefit immensely from the first ever China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo scheduled to held later this month in China, Zambian business and economic development experts have observed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 9:26:48

Trump's combative diplomacy a threat to world economy, say observers

In the latest chapter of turbulent ties between Mexico and the United States, US President Donald Trump proved to be a rash decision-maker who uses trade sanctions to score electoral points, despite its impact on the global economy, observers have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 8:34:09

Educational revenue next predicted casualty in US-China trade war

American educational experts are concerned that declining relations with China will have a negative financial impact on US colleges and universities.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/14 8:31:57

Nation hottest global investment destination

China remains the hottest investment destination in the world thanks to its complete industrial system and promising consumer market, Gao Feng, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Commerce, said at a press briefing on Thursday in Beijing, rebutting reports that US tariffs are causing some companies to leave China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 23:33:40

Relations with Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan show steady progress

China's trade and economic relations with Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are steadily progressing and Beijing expects to reach cooperation agreements with the two Central Asian countries in sectors such as investment, trade, agriculture, technology, culture and tourism, Chinese officials said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 22:58:40