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Key policy document aims to protect farmers' land rights

The central government has devoted its first policy document of 2018, usually referred to as the "No.1 central document," to protecting farmers' land rights in rural development efforts and the ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 22:18:39

Car sharing eases festival travel rush in Guangzhou

Yang Shangru picked up a brand new shared car at south China's Guangzhou South Station just seconds after submitting ID card information, paying a deposit, and getting his face scanned. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/4 19:43:18

China's new loans likely to surge in January: report

China's new yuan loans will likely surge to a new high in January due to robust long-term credit demand from businesses, a report said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/4 0:09:28

Volkswagen faces inquiry over tests on monkeys

Volkswagen's supervisory board called for an immediate inquiry into who commissioned tests in which monkeys were exposed to toxic diesel fumes, while the German government said such studies were unjustifiable.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/1/31 20:03:39

Gas supply from Central Asia plunges 50 million cubic meters a day

An "equipment fault" brought a pipeline's gas supply to "the brink of collapse" on Wednesday, domestic news website thepaper.cn reported on Friday, citing the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/2 19:38:39

Homegrown apps enter B&R regions

Chinese apps have gained traction in the Belt and Road regions as more app developers have ventured into the growing mobile app market, a report showed Thursday.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/2/1 22:28:41

Demand for refined oil set to increase by 3 percent in 2018, says Sinopec report

China's refined oil products may see demand rise by 3 percent in 2018, according to an industry report by oil and gas giant Sinopec.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 22:23:42

JD looks to AI to improve logistics, inventories

Domestic e-commerce company JD.com Inc (JD) aims to embed artificial intelligence (AI) in its logistics and supply chain so vendors can use its big data to make better decisions, a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 21:53:41

OPPO enters Japan in ambitious overseas drive

China's OPPO Electronics Corp on Wednesday announced that it would launch its flagship handset R11 in Japan next week, a move that experts said represents an emerging trend of Chinese ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 21:48:39

One Space spots opportunity in rocket production, launch services

The domestic commercial space industry has been growing fast since the Chinese government opened the sector to private firms in 2014. Rocket production and launch services are in the spotlight ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 21:43:40

OPPO enters Japan in ambitious overseas drive

China's OPPO Electronics Corp on Wednesday announced that it would launch its flagship handset R11 in Japan next week, a move that experts said represents an emerging trend of Chinese ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 21:13:39

Commercial space race lifts off in China

With more private firms and investors entering the commercial aerospace industry in China over the past three years, the sector, which is currently focused on satellites and rockets, is set ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 20:58:39

Start-ups lead China stocks lower after profit warnings

China stocks fell on Thursday, with the start-up index closing at a more than six-month low, as investors dumped firms which are expected to report weak 2017 earnings and took ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/2/1 20:03:39

Chinese apps gain traction in Belt and Road region

Chinese apps have gained traction in the Belt and Road region as more app developers ventured into the growing mobile app market, a report showed Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/1 17:10:01

China's online food ordering platforms hit 80M monthly active users in 2017

The number of monthly active users on China's online food ordering platforms hit 80 million in 2017. The thriving take-out food industry is changing both people's eating habits and catering ...
Source: People's Daily Online | 2018/2/1 16:42:49

ZhongAn launches big data platform for vehicle sector

ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance Co, China's first internet insurer, unveiled its big data platform called Data Cube on Wednesday, part of its effort to create a big data ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 22:09:35

Online lenders join gold rush into SE Asia

Chinese online peer-to-peer (P2P) lending companies have been rushing into Southeast Asian countries in recent months to cash in on untapped and lightly regulated markets that feature huge potential, as ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 22:08:39

Cultural sector on the up

China's cultural industry accelerated its expansion last year, helped by the rapid growth of information transmission services, official data showed Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/1/31 22:03:39