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Sales of instant noodles softening fast in China

With their tangy sauces and sachets of dried meat and vegetables, instant noodles were once the bedrock of China's convenience food, but their sales had declined drastically in recent years. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/18 7:09:19

Sailing on

A passenger ship, the largest and newest of its kind in Asia, is tied up in Lianyungang Port, East China's Jiangsu Province on Saturday. The ship, with a gross tonnage ...
Source: VCG | 2017/12/17 22:13:39

SOEs get $45b in private capital

The first two batches of mixed-ownership reforms carried out by China's centrally administered State-owned enterprises (SOEs) have attracted 300 billion yuan ($45.38 billion) in private capital, the Guangzhou-based 21st Century ...
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/12/17 22:08:40

China will cut export tariffs on some steel, fertilizer products, says Ministry of Finance

China will cut export taxes on some steel products and fertilizers and ditch those for sales abroad of steel wire, rods and bars from January 1, the Ministry of Finance ...
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/12/17 22:03:40

New funds to support B&R in Guangxi, ASEAN

China will set up funds totaling 50 billion yuan ($7.6 billion) to invest in projects related to the Belt and Road initiative (B&R) in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region ...
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/12/17 22:03:40

Innovation seen boosting manufacturing sector

China's innovation in core technologies has helped manufacturing enterprises become more competitive, and the government is speeding up the integration of information technology with the manufacturing sector, the Xinhua News ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/17 22:03:39

Chinese flight to Antarctica a success, signal of new era in tapping polar travel

China's first flight to Antarctica successfully landed on Saturday night, a move signaling the country has started a new era of tapping the booming South Pole tourism market.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/17 12:28:39

Roundup: China-Africa industrial cooperation in central stage at Nairobi expo

The inaugural China-Africa Industrial Capacity Cooperation Expo, which concluded in Kenya's Nairobi on Saturday, has seen a strong interest in Sino-African industrial cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/17 7:51:00

Yearender: Major Chinese high speed railways opened in 2017

China now has the world's greatest high-speed rail network -- 22,000 kilometers as of the end of 2016, or about 60 percent of the world's total. Let's have a look ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 11:57:11

4th ToySoul to be held in Hong Kong

A model presents toys at the media preview of the 4th ToySoul in Hong Kong, south China, Dec. 14, 2017. The exhibition would be held from Dec. 15 to 17. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 11:41:21

China to boost competitiveness in AI

China has moved to forge new competitive advantages in artificial intelligence (AI), with goals to allow homegrown businesses to take on global rivals by 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 8:00:30

First 10 months this year see robust results in world tourism: UNWTO

The first 10 months of 2017 saw 1.12 billion people make international trips which involved an overnight stay, representing a 7 percent increase from the same period in 2016, the ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 7:59:18

World Bank loans Morocco's Casablanca over USD 200 mln to improve urban management

The World Bank has approved a loan of 172 million Euros (202.6 million US dollars) to improve the urban management of Morocco's largest city of Casablanca, local media reported Thursday. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 7:58:05

China-Thai railway moving ahead

The Thai government aims to clear the way for the first section of a Sino-Thai high-speed rail project linking Bangkok with Nong Khai before the end of this year, media ...
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/12/14 21:58:40

Retail sales up 10.2% in Nov

Official data showed Thursday that retail sales in China grew 10.2 percent year-on-year in November, up from 10 percent in October.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/12/14 21:58:40

China's video game craze drives booming e-sports market

In an industrial park on the edge of Shanghai, a dozen Chinese teenagers are taking a break from battling digital armies to focus on their yoga.
Source: Reuters | 2017/12/14 21:43:48

BYD bullish as China's car sales plateau

Chinese new-energy vehicle (NEV) manufacturer BYD Co said that it's bullish about the future of alternative-fuel vehicles even as the world's largest auto market enters a new era of flat ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/14 21:33:39

China's industrial output maintains steady growth in November

China's industrial output posted steady growth in November, with progress in structural upgrading, official data showed Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/14 18:46:36