On course toward automation

Overseas high-tech robotics companies have recently become a major takeover target for Chinese enterprises, as the Chinese government is pushing hard for an industry that can manufacture robots with the same quality as its foreign counterparts do.

China’s aviation milestone

When reviewing China’s achievements over the past five years during the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) ...

International talent magnet

More and more international talents are coming to China to find opportunities in the finance industry or to start their own businesses. The Global Times ...

Copper miner eyes Central Asia, Africa

Major Chinese copper miner Jiangxi Copper Corp is exploring investment opportunities in Central Asia and Africa, the company’s chairman was quoted as saying in media reports on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 21:23:39

Figuratively Speaking

850m yuan Net purchases of foreign exchange by the People’s Bank of China (PBC) in September, PBC announced.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 21:23:39

Shanghai's pilot free trade zone to become free port

Shanghai plans to turn its pilot free trade zone into a free port according to the policy of the central government, a senior Shanghai Party official said Thursday, according to domestic news site
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 20:38:39

‘Share the power’ video released ahead of World Heart Day

Actress Fan Bingbing, singer Wang Duo and actors Yang Le and Yang Lixin promoted a public service video for World Heart Day on September 29. This year’s theme is “share the power” and the video seeks to educate the public about preventing heart disease by leading a healthier life.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 19:28:40

2017 IRONMAN 70.3 is about to kick off

The organizing committee of the 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 met in Beijing on October 10. The competition is organized jointly by several organizations including Xiamen Municipal Government, Wanda Group, Xiamen Municipal Bureau of Sports and the World Triathlon Corporation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 19:28:39

Mainland stocks fall as GDP growth cools

Chinese mainland’s stocks fell on Thursday after slightly slower economic growth in the third quarter and as soft property sales caused concern the economy will see further cooling.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2017/10/19 18:28:40

China alerts ‘Minsky Moment’

China will fend off risks from excessive optimism that could lead to a “Minsky Moment”, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Thursday, noting that corporate debt levels are relatively high and household debt is rising too quickly.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2017/10/19 18:28:40

National steel output slips from record as smog war bites; further drop seen in Sept

China’s steel output dropped in September from a record high the previous month as mills in the world’s top producer cut production in line with the country’s campaign for clearer skies.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2017/10/19 18:28:39

A bite of Shandong in Beijing

Beijing Marriott Hotel Northeast in Chaoyang district kicked off its Shandong Food Festival on October 9, and the event will run until October 29. The event will present foodies with an elaborately designed menu that features the best of Shandong cuisine.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 18:08:39

New services, deals

New aviation services, deals
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 17:23:40

China’s aviation milestone

When reviewing China’s achievements over the past five years during the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Wednesday, Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, pointed out that a nationwide innovation-driven strategy has allowed the country to witness a series of scientific and technological breakthroughs.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 17:23:39

S. Korea's central bank raises 2017 economic growth outlook to 3 pct

South Korea's central bank on Thursday raised its 2017 growth outlook for the economy by 0.2 percentage points to 3 percent.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 11:51:10

China's retail sales up 10.4 pct in Jan-Sept

China's retail sales of consumer goods grew 10.4 percent year on year to 26.32 trillion yuan (3.97 trillion US dollars) in the first nine months of 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 11:50:39