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Australia-China biofuel project set to boost renewable energy sector

A renewable energy project supported by partners from the Australian and Chinese public and private sectors promises "groundbreaking" technology to produce ethanol biofuel using non-food waste plant matter left over ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 13:29:04

Intangible capital provides 1/3 of manufactured goods' value: WIPO

The first-ever figures reveal that nearly one third of the value of manufactured products sold globally comes from "intangible capital" such as branding, design and technology, a World Intellectual Property ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 8:01:44

Oil prices decline ahead of OPEC meeting

Oil prices declined on Monday as investors became cautious ahead of an OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) meeting next week.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 7:51:02

Coolpad R&D complex 'idle for almost a year'

Xi'an Coolpad Telecommunications Equipment Co, the research and development (R&D) center of Coolpad Group, has reportedly not been in operation for almost one year, according to media reports on Sunday. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 21:48:40

China encourages private investment in manufacturing upgrade

China wants its private sector to play a larger role in the country's pursuit of high-end manufacturing, according to a government guideline.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/20 21:32:29

Avolon firms up deal for 75 Boeing jets, may order 20 more

Chinese-owned aircraft leasing company Avolon has firmed up an order for 75 Boeing airplanes and may order 20 more, its parent Bohai Capital said in a stock exchange filing on ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2017/11/20 18:18:39

Environmental action by China, India to offset less US action under Trump: study

Global warming is likely to be slightly less severe than previously expected thanks to stronger climate policies by China and India that will offset less US action under President Donald ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2017/11/20 18:08:39

China fills part of US void on climate without dominating talks

China has filled some of the void on climate change leadership left by US President Donald Trump's decision to quit the 2015 Paris climate pact by curbing its own greenhouse ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2017/11/20 18:03:39

2017 China Economics Prize co-awarded to Chinese economists

The 2017 China Economics Prize was co-awarded to Chinese veteran economists Zou Zhizhuang and Chen Xiaohong on Saturday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 13:28:39

China grows oil palms on trial plantation

Chinese agricultural scientists have created a trial plantation of oil-producing palm trees in the country's southernmost island province of Hainan.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/19 10:27:55

China's home prices remain stable in October

China's property market remained generally stable in October with home prices falling or posting slower growth in major cities amid tough control policies, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/18 10:19:46

African airlines struggle amid strong USD, economic hardships

Although passenger numbers are expected to slightly increase for African airlines in 2017, the carriers are likely to remain under pressure from a strong US dollar, the International Air Transport ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/18 8:07:45

US industrial production rises in October as hurricane-related disruptions fade

US industrial production in October rose at the fastest pace in six months as hurricane-related disruptions faded, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/17 8:57:48

Firms launch AI clinic alliance to meet growing demand

Several Chinese tech startups and hospitals formed the first alliance for artificial intelligence (AI) application in healthcare on Wednesday, with the aim of meeting growing demand for medical services in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 22:58:39

Figuratively Speaking

15.1b cubic meters Volume of natural gas Sinopec Group plans to supply from this winter to spring next year, up 13.1 percent year-on-year, media reported on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 22:23:40

Payment sector ready for full opening-up

China will identify, classify and remove restrictions on foreign investment in terms of market access and shareholding in the payments sector, a central bank official told a meeting in Beijing ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/16 22:18:39

China lists combustible ice as new mineral variety

China has approved listing natural gas hydrate, or combustible ice, as the country's 173rd mineral variety, a move that will speed up the exploitation of the clean energy source, an ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 13:48:24

East China's Liaocheng encourages calabash business

People select calabash at a shop in Luxi village of Tangyi Township in Liaocheng City, east China's Shandong Province, Nov. 14, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/16 7:58:47