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Giant fund manager takes small but important step toward tackling US gun crime

The world's largest fund manager has put those who make or sell weapons of mass murder in its crosshairs. On Friday BlackRock, which oversees more than $6 trillion, outlined steps ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/5 22:53:39

Potential, value of China's nuclear power should not be overlooked

Although the development of nuclear power is controversial and has become somewhat stagnant worldwide, the potential of Chinese nuclear power development should be a source of optimism. Recently, Fatih Birol, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/4 22:53:40

China should shrug off Indian scholar's slander against B&R

At the end of 2017, Brahma Chellaney, an analyst at the New Delhi-based Centre for Policy Research, posted an article titled China's Creditor Imperialism. The article distorted China's image by ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 22:18:40

Asian influence on derivatives trading set to rise

Asian markets have become increasingly important not only for investors from the continent, but also those from around the world. The need for seamless round-the-clock trading has come into sharper ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/28 21:28:39

Alibaba deal with ele.me could be tasty side dish as hunger for food delivery grows

Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is working on a plan to buy the roughly three-quarters of ele.me – which transports meals from restaurants to homes – that it doesn't already own. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/28 21:23:40

China a vital partner for Africa in energy planning

The groundwork for a shared future of climate protection as envisioned by China is being laid in Africa.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/27 20:13:39

Businesses should try keeping up with the Kardashians following Snap snub snafu

What's the value of celebrity? It's not just a theoretical question. Reality star, model and cosmetic-maker Kylie Jenner wiped more than $1.5 billion from Snap's wobbly market capitalization on Thursday ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/27 20:08:39

China's organic food firms need help to keep growing

A typical example of the shift is Chinese people's growing demand for safe, quality food, which apparently signifies an across-the-board change of mindset. It's for this reason that organic produce – ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/26 21:18:40

Trump hoping to roll back Dodd-Frank, but Treasury offers more sensible option

The US Treasury's view on what happens when big financial companies fail is about right. A long-awaited report recommends beefing up the bankruptcy code in case a large financial institution ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/26 21:18:39

KFC only has itself to blame after effort to cut costs with new supplier backfires

KFC's penny-pinching ways have left it stuffed. The fried-chicken chain owned by Yum Brands had to close hundreds of its UK restaurants after running out of poultry. Its plan to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/25 21:08:39

Mainland IPO could help Foxconn to be service provider as well as manufacturer

Foxconn is aiming to manufacture something different in a new location. The Taiwan-based assembler of Apple's iPhones plans to spin off a subsidiary in Shanghai. Fresh funds will help it ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/22 22:03:39

Chinese firms offer tangible benefits to Morocco

Huawei Technologies Co is a major player in communication infrastructure in Africa, but its impact goes beyond business profitability factors. Unlike French, Italian, Spanish and British firms, the Chinese company's ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 23:13:40

Overseas Chinese project safety needs more attention

Early in February, a shooting incident took place in Karachi, Pakistan. Chen Zhu, an employee of an affiliate of China's COSCO Shipping Lines in Pakistan was killed.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/2/20 13:08:36

Car electrification helps establish China as tech leader

China is reaching quickly toward its promise to the 2015 Paris climate accord to rapidly reduce its world-topping pollution levels. China's central government, the mayors of its massive cities, and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/17 10:18:53

Further convergence depends on new growth drivers

The world is now facing what observers are calling a “synchronized” growth upswing. What does this mean for the economic convergence of developed and developing countries, a topic that lost ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 19:23:39

State Bank of India looks well-positioned for growth despite unexpected losses

An era of reckless lending is proving hard to shake off. On Friday, State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, reported an unexpected dip into the red. It's a ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 19:18:39

Energy efficiency key for China's ecological goals

China will step up reforms “of the system for developing an ecological civilization,” an important point raised in the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. This is ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 21:58:39

Cash becoming more prized asset as market turmoil dents even safest govt debt

Deciding whether to hold bonds or stocks these days is akin to choosing between the frying pan and the fire. Rising US Treasury yields helped trigger an equity market decline ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 21:53:39