Netherlands could play bigger role in BRI: analyst

Companies from the Netherlands see great potential in the Chinese market and are actively exploring business opportunities in a wide range of sectors from logistics to technologies, as the two countries have decided to strengthen bilateral cooperation, executives said on Thursday.

China, Japan sign cross-listing agreement for ETFs

China and Japan signed an agreement on Monday for the cross-listing of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), a step that will help investors from each side to buy each other's stocks.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 20:43:40

China's cooperation with Iran should be respected: Foreign Ministry spokesperson

China's cooperation with Iran should be respected, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 20:43:40

Huawei posts strong Q1 revenue growth despite US pressure

Huawei Technologies, the world's largest telecom equipment provider, announced 39 percent year-on-year revenue growth for the first quarter and a slight gain in its net profit margin, amid escalating pressure from the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 19:53:40

Qualcomm's failed JV reveals poor chipset strategy amid rising competition: insiders

US-based technology giant Qualcomm will reportedly close its chipset joint venture (JV) in Southwest China's Guizhou Province later this month, reflecting its poor understanding of the nation's chip-making industry and growing competition from local players, industry insiders said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 19:48:40

Bytedance to invest $1b in India despite TikTok court action

India remains an attractive market for Chinese internet companies despite challenges in localization, as Beijing-based Bytedance plans to invest $1 billion in India over three years despite the country's recent ban on its short video platform TikTok, India's newspaper The Economic Times reported Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 19:43:41

Indian trading firms keen on BRI despite absence of official participation

Despite the absence of India's government at the upcoming second Belt and Road forum, some representatives of Indian trading companies plan to participate in hope of expanding trade with their Chinese peers and boosting bilateral cooperation in infrastructure and other sectors.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 19:43:40

Chinese container ship becomes first visitor to CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal

CSCL Mercury, a Chinese container ship with a capacity of 14,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit), on Saturday became the first visitor to the CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal of Khalifa Port in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 19:06:18

Xi stresses targeted efforts to improve weak links in building moderately prosperous society

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday stressed targeted efforts to improve weak links in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 18:26:49

Standards of living raised for three Yunnan ethnic minority groups

China has lifted three ethnic minority groups out of poverty in Southwest China's Yunnan Province as it steps toward delivering its target of eliminating poverty by 2020.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/4/22 17:23:40

Technology counselors tackle poverty

Days before the tea leaves were ready to be plucked, Liu Guoying, a tea master in the city of Wuyishan in East China's Fujian Province, is hard at work giving training sessions to teach farmers techniques for plucking and processing tea.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/4/22 17:18:08

Danish Movie Month to kick off in Beijing

Featuring 15 Danish movies with various themes and genres, the Danish Movie Month will kick off in a cultural hub, the CHAO Art Center, in Beijing during three consecutive weekends from April 26 to early May.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 16:43:39

Belt and Road forges new path to inclusive globalization

Six years into its development, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is more celebrated as a resounding call for advancing and rebalancing globalization, forging a new pathway toward inclusive globalization that delivers widely-shared benefits.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 16:39:16

Festival Croisements 2019 to shed light on cultural exchanges

Festival Croisements 2019, which runs by the French Embassy in China from Friday to July 6, is an annual art festival that promotes Sino-French cultural exchanges.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/22 16:38:39