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Chinese visitors to Thailand hit 10m

Thailand has announced the arrival of the 10 millionth Chinese visitor in 2018 in Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport, a milestone for the country's tourism industry.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2018/12/20 20:13:40

Brazil meat exporters seek more shipments

Brazilian chicken exporters on Wednesday formalized a proposal to set minimum export prices for sales to China in a bid to lift anti-dumping deposits levied on the country's products, said ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/12/20 20:08:40

Shopping smart

Customers check out 5G smart home appliances at China Mobile (Shanghai) experience hall in Shanghai on Thursday. The hall, officially opened on Tuesday, offers customers faster-than-ever internet speeds through its ...
Source: VCG | 2018/12/20 17:58:40

Boeing says Indian airfares unsustainably low

Airfares in the fast-growing Indian market are 10 to 15 percent lower than break-even levels for airlines, a Boeing executive said, as the planemaker raised its long-term jet order forecast ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/12/20 17:48:40

China confirms trade talks with Washington next month and trade still cornerstone in ties: commerce ministry

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce confirmed on Thursday that China and the US will hold negotiations in January as scheduled, and the two may arrange meetings or phone calls as ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 16:45:30

Chinese heartthrob flees entertainment company in NW China tax haven: reports

Huang Xiaoming, a Chinese movie star who has been called "China's Brad Pitt," has withdrawn as shareholder in a company based in the city of Horgos in Northwest China's Xinjiang ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 13:46:34

Guangdong struggling to upgrade amid PMI scandal

Manufacturing powerhouse Guangdong Province is facing pressure in transforming and upgrading, but the process will repay the region by building a modern industrial system, experts told the Global Times on ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 22:23:44

$43.3b in rail projects for Shanghai

China's State planner said on Wednesday it had approved new urban railway projects worth 298.35 billion yuan ($43.28 billion) in Shanghai.
Source: Agencies-Global Times | 2018/12/19 20:53:40

China embarks on 2nd wave of soy buying

Chinese importers returned to the US soy market on Tuesday for their second round of purchases since the two countries agreed to a truce in their trade war, four traders ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/12/19 20:38:40

Industry insiders say US 337 investigation on Chinese e-cigarettes is another tool in trade spat

The US 337 investigation over alleged patent infringement by Chinese e-cigarette makers is “creating something out of thin air” and is another bargaining chip Washington has used against China amid ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 20:33:40

Blocking Chinese firms slows developing countries' access to digital age

From remote Cape Verde in the mid-Atlantic Ocean to rural villages in Cameroon, Chinese telecom equipment providers have for more than a decade helped local residents get access to mobile ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 20:33:39

China unveils regulations to delegate new energy vehicle approval rights

China announced on Tuesday that vehicle investment projects will be delegated to local governments and the approval system will be changed to a filing system in 2019, a move that ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:38:39

November rail freight rises

China's railway freight volume, an indicator of broad economic activity, expanded at a faster pace in November, official data showed on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/12/18 19:28:40

US soybean futures rise on anticipation of more sales to China

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural commodities closed mixed on Monday, with soybean futures rising as investor anticipated more purchases by China after world's top soy buyer last week booked ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/18 8:18:10

CBOT soybean futures rise after Chinese purchases

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures traded mixed on Monday morning with soybean futures rising, as more export sales to China were reported last week.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/18 8:05:44

Chinese political advisors propose measures for eco-friendly development of express delivery sector

China's top political advisory body on Monday held its second online conference to discuss the sustainable development of the express delivery sector.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/18 7:59:17

China forges ahead in 5G race despite obstacles highlighted in Huawei incident

Chinese companies are gearing up for deployment of next-generation wireless technologies and are set to play a leading role in the 5G era, despite the obstacles highlighted in the recent ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 21:43:39

Sichuan pumping more gas

Southwest China's Sichuan Province has dug an industrial well that pumps gas from volcanic stratum, the first of its kind in the Sichuan basin, a major gas production area in ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/12/17 20:18:40