Mining mutual aid

A three-hour's drive from Myanmar's second largest city Mandalay sits the Letpadaung Copper Mine, spanning about 40,000 hectares in Monywa.

HK government 'strongly disagrees' with Moody's rate cut

The Hong Kong government on Tuesday issued a statement in response to Moody's recent downgrading of the city's long-term debt issuer rating amid social unrest, saying it strongly disagrees with the agency's assessment of the current situation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 13:12:37

China welcomes high-quality, competitive US products to the Chinese market: Commerce Ministry

China and the US will make joint efforts to implement the phase one trade deal, aiming to further advance bilateral economic and trade development and contribute positive growth to the world economy, a senior Chinese trade official said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 12:16:50

China's FDI rose 5.8% in 2019, maintaining country's status as second-largest destination for foreign investment: official

China remained the world's second-largest destination for foreign investment in 2019 thanks to the country's strengthened efforts to open its market, a senior official said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 11:58:40

New law to intensify management of securities market in China: CSRC chairman

This year is set to be critical for the deepening of capital market reforms and legal construction, said Yi Huiman, chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), in an interview with the Xinhua News Agency during which he elaborated upon details of the new securities law.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 11:09:29

Huawei CFO's extradition hearing starts in Vancouver

The extradition hearing of China's Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou began here Monday morning in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 8:56:45

Tesla moves a step closer to opening first European factory with German property deal

US electric car pioneer Tesla has agreed to buy a property on the outskirts of Berlin, bringing it a step closer to opening its first European factory, local authorities said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/21 8:12:42

China's new lending benchmark LPR unchanged in January

China's new lending benchmark, the loan prime rate (LPR), has been unchanged in January, although experts predicted that the government will guide the LPR lower later this year to cut corporate borrowing costs and provide stimulus as the country's GDP growth slows to the lowest in years.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 22:03:42

Coronavirus likely to have an impact on events in China during holiday

China's health authorities have for the first time confirmed cases of the mysterious coronavirus outside of Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, where the virus was first detected. The confirmations came amid China's Spring Festival travel rush, and they are likely to have an impact on the seasonal activities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 22:03:40

Novel pneumonia outbreak in China lifts health stocks

Chinese stocks related to drugmakers and face masks rallied on Monday following the latest official report concerning the country's new strain of pneumonia.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 21:58:40

Can Davos meeting cool brewing world technology war?

The easing of the trade war does not offer sufficient relief to concerns over a potential China-US technology war.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 21:54:42

World waits for results from Davos

The World Economic Forum's annual meeting will kick off in Davos on Tuesday, amid rising global protectionism and escalating geopolitical tensions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 21:33:40

Blocking Huawei will harm China-UK relations: ambassador

Refusing Huawei will severely harm China-UK relations and undermine Chinese companies' confidence in the British investment environment, Chinese Ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming told the Global Times on Monday.
Source: | 2020/1/20 21:21:21

Figuratively Speaking

Today's figures
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 20:18:43