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Gasoline demand to peak

China's diesel demand has already peaked and demand for gasoline will peak in 2025, according to a forecast released on Tuesday by a research arm of State energy group China ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/18 20:58:41

APEC economies get ready for digital disruption

Over the past week, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) members have been looking at new ways businesses can capitalize on changing technologies and consumers habits across the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/18 15:36:27

International tech giants to establish AI centers in Shanghai

Microsoft, Amazon, Alibaba, and several other international tech giants announced to establish AI-related innovation centers and research institutes in Shanghai at the on-going World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/18 10:22:41

94 million online loans

Online loans worth 116 billion yuan ($16.97 billion) had been registered by the end of August on a unified platform operated by an industry association in China, amid a nationwide ...
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/9/16 21:03:40

East China mass transit operators embrace big data to increase efficiency

Chinese public transportation companies are actively using cutting-edge technologies such as big data, voice recognition and mobile payments to increase the appeal of traditional public transport modes like buses and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/16 20:53:40

China's crude oil output resumes growth

China's crude oil output edged up 0.2 percent year on year in August, the first monthly increase since November 2015, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/15 16:01:39

Gulf Oil station restores regular pricing without govt intervention

The US-based Gulf Oil's gasoline station in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, which attracted local consumers to its cheaper prices on Thursday, has sparked public discussions on the global oil ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/14 23:03:40

ASEAN eyes strong digital growth amid new industrial revolution

The 2018 World Economic Forum on ASEAN concluded on Thursday, reaching consensus on tapping the fourth industrial revolution and accelerating digital growth, among other issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/14 10:59:45

China aims to slam brakes on car capacity

Chinese regulators plan to impose restrictions on automakers' investments in new capacity so as to prevent 'haphazard investment and redundant development' in the automobile industry.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/13 18:20:54

China's small pig farmers pose huge challenge to African swine fever battle

Even after 14 outbreaks of African swine fever across China in just over a month, pig farmer Wang Wu does not believe there is a real threat to his livelihood.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/9/13 17:53:40

China to further streamline approval procedures for businesses

China will further push reforms that aim to streamline the approval process for companies, a State Council executive meeting presided over by Premier Li Keqiang decided on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/13 10:46:31

New NAFTA auto rules to curb Mexico's competitiveness: bank

Stricter rules of origin imposed on the automotive industry by the new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will hamper the sector's competitiveness, Mexico's second-largest bank warned on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/12 11:17:08

China's ride-hailing app security measures extend to more companies

A special multi-department inspection group for ride-hailing security will soon investigate more mobile application taxi firms, following the completion of an on-site inspection of market leader Didi Chuxing, according ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/11 19:43:40

Beijing internet court sees first case as platforms Douyin, Huopai fight over content

Beijing's internet court received its first case on Tuesday involving a dispute over the rights to distribute information through internet networks between short video streaming platforms Douyin and Baidu-backed Huopai.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/11 19:38:41

China needs 7,690 new jets for next 20 years

China's civil aviation market will hit a value of $2.7 trillion in 20 years and the country will need 7,690 new planes during that period, US airplane maker Boeing said ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/11 19:38:40

China moves to overhaul ride-hailing services over safety concerns

Chinese regulators have decided to launch a nationwide safety overhaul of ride-hailing platforms amid concerns that the web-based services may bring more risks than convenience.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/11 14:25:45

Cambodia sees 1.1m Chinese tourists

Almost 1.1 million Chinese tourists visited Cambodia in the first seven months of 2018, up 72.6 percent from the same period last year, said the Cambodian tourism ministry's latest report ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/10 20:08:40

Australia's iron ore shipments rise

Iron ore shipments to China from Australia's Port Hedland terminal rose nearly 10 percent in August from a month earlier, port data released on Monday showed.
Source: Reuters | 2018/9/10 20:08:40