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China's home prices up slightly in February

Home prices in 70 major Chinese cities edged up slightly in February, official data showed Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/15 14:49:00

S.Korea's import price growth hits 9-month high in February

South Korea's import price growth hit the highest in nine months in February on higher crude oil price, central bank data showed Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/15 14:43:25

Draft foreign investment law, key documents to be put for vote Friday

The presidium of the second session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) decided to put a list of draft resolutions and a draft foreign investment law for vote at the session's closing meeting Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/15 1:04:08

Get smart

Visitors take a look at smart panoramic cameras displayed at Huawei's booth during the 2019 China Appliance & Electronics World Expo on Thursday in Shanghai. The event, which ends on Sunday, features advanced technology such as artificial intelligence. Almost 900 domestic and foreign enterprises are taking part in the expo. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/3/14 20:13:40

Huawei tops brand recognition ranking in China market

The proportion of Chinese consumers holding more positive views of domestic brands than foreign ones has doubled over the past five years, according to a market survey conducted by the Global Times, indicating Chinese people's increasing recognition of homegrown brands, which also gained reputation in the global market.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/14 20:08:40

Bitcoin pioneer keen to build 'blockchain village'

A small, poverty-stricken village in Wenzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province has drawn the level of attention in recent months that few rural areas in the country can dream of, thanks to one of the hottest topics in the technological world: blockchain.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/14 20:03:41

China's Huawei "not a security threat to the Philippines": senior official

A senior Philippine official has said that China's telecommunications giant Huawei is "not a security threat to the Philippines" and that his country will not ban the use of its equipment, local media reported on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/14 13:18:27

China's SDIC says keen in investing in Jordan

China's State Development & Investment Corporation (SDIC) said Wednesday it is interested in investing in Jordan in several sectors including energy and infrastructure.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/14 8:54:48

Feature: Sister city relationship opens up opportunities for small US county to cooperate with China

Chris Alonzo, a third-generation mushroom farmer from the county of Chester, US state of Pennsylvania, is soon to have a strong foothold for growth in the much-coveted, proliferating mushroom market in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/14 8:46:54

China's EV not to massively replace traditional vehicles in near future: Chinese energy firm

Although expanding at a fast pace, China's electric vehicles (EV) cannot replace traditional ones in a large scale in the near future, a senior executive of a leading Chinese energy company has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/13 13:57:13

India to ground entire fleet of Boeing 737 MAX planes

The Indian government has decided to ground with immediate effect the entire fleet of Boeing 737 MAX operating in the country in the aftermath of the recent air crash.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/13 11:42:28

China's natural gas market has great potential: Chinese executive

The demand for natural gas in China is ramping up due to energy structure adjustment and environment protection policy, a senior executive of a leading Chinese energy company has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/13 9:37:29

China slams US for forcing Germany to take sides on 5G

The US should not feel upset about more and more countries showing fair attitude toward Chinese companies' engagement in 5G construction, instead, it should admit that each country should safeguard their legitimate interests and most countries can make policy choice independently, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Tuesday at a press conference.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/12 22:48:45

China's foreign investment law to improve business environment

China's draft foreign investment law is well received among foreign investors, who believe it will further improve the country's business environment.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/12 3:51:57

China cuts 2019 GDP growth target, good or bad? Central bank adviser has an answer

China has set a GDP growth target at 6% to 6.5% for 2019, which is consistent with the country's potential economic growth, an adviser to China's central bank said in an exclusive interview with the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 22:51:55

Voices at China's annual "two sessions"

“The financial sector in China has evolved fast, but it lacks quality growth despite its considerable size. To realize high-quality growth, we must consolidate the results of deleveraging structural reforms, and to facilitate the circulating mechanism between the real economy and finance.” Zhou Liang, vice chairman of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 20:43:39

Data insecurity main impediment for development of IIoT in China: Inspur chairman

Despite the increasing popularity of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), there are still challenges for an industry takeoff, and data insecurity is the main impediment, said Sun Pishu, a deputy to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) and chairman of Chinese server maker Inspur Group.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 17:38:40

China's steel, iron market to flourish in near future: newspaper

China's steel and iron industry will embrace a bullish outlook thanks to the country's further tax cuts, urbanization and downstream demand, the Economic Information Daily reported Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/11 15:22:49