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China unveils new policies to push for more reforms in free trade zones

The State Council, China's cabinet, unveiled new measures on Friday to deepen reforms and innovation in pilot free trade zones (FTZs) in the country, a move for improving the business environment and facilitating trade.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/23 18:28:39

China to expand mixed ownership reform of SOEs

More pilot state-owned enterprises (SOE) will carry out mixed ownership reform in key areas, according to an official from the state asset authority.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/21 16:46:38

Shanghai attracts 95,000 foreign-funded projects since reform and opening up

Shanghai has attracted 95,000 foreign-funded projects since China's reform and opening up, with a total foreign investment of 237.6 billion US dollars, official data showed Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/21 8:26:29

Mainland's further reform and opening up to provide better opportunities for Taiwan

The Chinese mainland's deepened reform and wider opening-up will provide Taiwan compatriots and enterprises with more opportunities and benefits, a mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/15 14:22:23

China opens exhibition on reform, opening-up

A major exhibition opened in Beijing on Tuesday to commemorate the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/13 17:22:39

With China's reform and opening-up, Shanghai showcases the world

Across the Huangpu River that runs along the Bund, glass-curtained modern skyscrapers dotting Lujiazui in Pudong New Area create an iconic city skyline. While the west bank of the river boasts historic remnants of former foreign concessions, the east bank is completely modern and futuristic.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/12 18:38:40

China to promote reform of construction project approval

China will advance the wide-ranging reform of the construction project approval system, Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/10 15:06:24

China turns focus on implementation of reform plans

After launching a series of sweeping reform and market-opening measures, China's top leadership is turning its focus to the implementation of what top officials call imperative measures to ensure long-term sound growth of the Chinese economy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/9 0:33:20

Xi hails int'l forum on reform and opening-up, poverty reduction

Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the International Forum on Reform and Opening Up and Poverty Reduction in China, which opened in Beijing Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/1 23:43:41

Xi stresses deepening reform, opening-up in new era

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for greater resolve and stronger measures in deepening China's reform and opening-up in the new era.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/26 9:22:22

Xi stresses building pilot FTZs toward new heights of reform, opening-up

President Xi Jinping has called for building the country's pilot free trade zones (FTZs) toward new heights of reform and opening-up in the new era.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/25 11:26:59

Japanese experts applaud China's achievements since reform and opening-up

China's achievements since its reform and opening-up are remarkable and will be remembered forever in human history, said Masahiro Kohara, professor at the University of Tokyo and former Japanese Consul-General in Shanghai.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/24 18:45:43

China's high-quality development requires further reform, opening up: senior official

China's economic transition to high-quality development requires further reform and opening up, a senior Chinese official has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/18 8:13:54

China's opening up start of unfolding historic trajectory for the world: Dow

Reform and opening up has changed the global economic landscape and value chain, and this may be just "the beginning of an unfolding historic trajectory" as China vows to further open up its economy, according to the Dow Chemical Company.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/16 16:13:15

China to safeguard global trade system

China's ongoing trade talks with the US are not only aimed at achieving reciprocal outcomes but are also meant to safeguard the multilateral trade system, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/15 21:38:40

Chinese, US universities pledge to promote bilateral academic, research cooperation

Chinese and US universities have pledged here to promote academic and research cooperation between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/15 12:57:32

China's financial opening up attracts global investors

China's latest opening-up measures in the financial sector have attracted more global investors to China's high-quality growth.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/14 0:16:26

Listed companies' performance improves in 2017 amid reforms

Listed firms in China had a better performance in 2017 due to a firming economy and structural reforms, with businesses in emerging technology industries reporting stellar profits, an official of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/5/13 20:48:40

China's first home-built aircraft carrier embarks on first sea trial

China's first domestically built aircraft carrier left the port outside the Dalian Shipyard on Sunday morning to begin its first sea trial. A military expert said the trial will mainly test basic system functionality and carrier-based aircrafts will participate in combat trials after the carrier is formally delivered to China's navy.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/5/13 10:05:09

Behind the current wave of stereotypes against Northeasterners is a bitter story of China's rust belt

The Embassy of Sweden in Beijing might have been bewildered by growing demands from Chinese online users recently that they should discipline “Swedish people” who steal green beans and bananas in South China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 21:43:40

China cherishes Karl Marx

China is commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx with events including streaming documentaries as Chinese experts declared that Marx's theory of socialism has been successfully practiced and developed in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/3 23:03:39

Tencent helps Chinese youth pursue and realize their dreams

Young people have always pushed the development of society with their imagination, individual and social pursuits and innovation. The reform and opening-up, which opened the door for China to go to the outside world, also brought enormous opportunities for Chinese youth. Looking back at the past 40 years since the reform and opening-up, it is the dreams of Chinese youth that illuminates the future of China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/24 18:48:39

We're here, we're queer

On April 13, Weibo posted a statement saying that a clear-up campaign would be carried out against animation and short clips that include pornography or violence and homosexuality-related content.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/23 17:23:39

Poverty reduction "most remarkable achievement" in China's reform, opening-up: former Aussie PM

Successfully lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty is the most remarkable achievement China made during its 40 years' reform and opening-up, Australia's former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/16 16:14:43

China's transformation through reform, opening-up gives Africa hope: senior Kenyan official

The achievements made by China in the past few decades through the policy of reform and opening-up are so important to Africa because they give African people hope that such development can be realized, a senior Kenyan official has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/15 9:58:44

China's reforms win accolades at Boao

China's 40 years of reforms and opening-up has significantly contributed to the world economy and promoted global integration, while also helping developing nations and setting an example of China's contribution to inclusive growth for the world, officials and experts said at the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) in Boao, South China's Hainan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/11 23:08:40

Tiangong-1 achieved milestone in history of aerospace: expert

Tiangong-1 has completed its main tasks and remains a significant milestone of Chinese aerospace history, a Chinese specialist said as the country bid farewell to its first space lab, which re-entered the Earth on Monday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/2 21:58:40

China may have sole space station after 2024: expert

The core module of China's space station and its young development team are in the limelight, prompting speculations that China's space station will possibly be the only one orbiting after 2024.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/1 20:53:39

Cambodian analysts say reform, opening-up give tremendous impetus for China's success

The policy of reform and opening to the outside world adopted by China four decades ago has enabled the world's most populous country to become an engine for global growth, said Cambodian officials and scholars.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/19 18:54:25

Li pledges further opening-up for foreign firms

China will open up further to foreign investment in the telecommunications, healthcare, education, and new-energy vehicle sectors, and comprehensively open up the country's general manufacturing industry to overseas investors, Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/5 21:01:06

Dongguan upgrades to smart factory

In the past two years, I've traveled to Dongguan in South China's Guangdong Province three times. Each time, I was assigned to cover a different topic ranging from the replacement of workers with robots to the slowdown in local GDP due to crackdowns in various areas such as the way in which original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) operate.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/26 22:03:39

Shekou, a symbol of reform and opening-up

The Shekou Industrial Zone in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, has transformed from a desolate seaside fishing village in the 1970s to a developed area, attracting people from both home and abroad to pursue their dreams over the past four decades.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/25 21:58:40

Shenzhen, a rising foreign entrepreneur attraction

When Laurent Le Pen first came to Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province in 2007, he had to explain to his friends that he had moved to a city near the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, as no one could pinpoint the city on the world map at that time.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/25 18:08:39

Two-way opening-up in Dongguan

Dongguan, a city in South China's Guangdong Province, has been enjoying dividends of China's economic reform and opening-up. It has grown into the world's factory as a large part of products made there are shipped to the global market. Global Times reporter Chen Qingqing recently traveled to the city to see how it has been evolving during the country's opening-up period.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 18:28:40

News Analysis: Why Dongguan will remain the world's factory, and probably the most competitive one

Factories in Dongguan are not willing to just work as OEMs, as the business model has low added value. Many of them are now building their own brands, based on those niche technologies they obtained from their foreign counterparts.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/17 10:26:46

Shekou, a symbol of reform and opening-up

The Shekou Industrial Zone in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, has transformed from a desolate fishing village on the South China Sea in the 1970s to a developed area, continuously attracting people from both home and abroad to pursue their dreams over the past four decades.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/16 10:02:15

Taking first step of foreign investment: Chia Tai Conti

Located in the Shekou Industrial Zone of Shenzhen, where property and financial services companies are gathered, a manufacturing company occupying 23,064 square meters stands out. That's not only because of the space it takes at such an expensive site but also because of its historic significance – the first solely foreign-funded company in the Chinese mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 21:08:40

Western fast food: curiosity to part of daily life

McDonald's, the well-known Western fast-food brand born in the US state of Illinois in 1955, entered the Chinese mainland in 1990, when people considered such food an exotic experience provided by China's reform and opening-up. The US food giant picked Shenzhen, the policy's test ground, as its launch pad.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 21:08:40

First five-star hotel rapid changes witnesses

Situated in the Shekou Industrial Zone, Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, the Shenzhen Nanhai Hotel, the first five-star hotel established in Shenzhen in 1984, has taken the pulse of the former fishing village's social and economic changes during the past several decades.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 21:08:39

China adds two more BeiDou-3 satellites for global navigation coverage

China on Monday launched two BeiDou-3 satellites into space at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Source: Global Times-Xinhua | 2018/2/12 20:43:39

Return of talent enriches southern city

After a decade working in Silicon Valley, northern California, Xiao Jing, a Chinese scientist specializing in artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, decided to come back to China, and Shenzhen became his new home.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 21:13:40

Youtu Lab inside Tencent to empower internet

Located in Shenzhen's high-technology park area in Nanshan district, scarf-wearing and winking penguin mascots stood outside of the headquarters of internet company Tencent Holdings, a pioneer contributing to China's internet revolution.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 21:13:39

Huaqiangbei: more than an electronics marketplace

Shenzhen, which was an unremarkable fishing village in the1970s, has grown into a metropolis with the third-biggest GDP on the Chinese mainland thanks to the country's reform and opening-up that began in 1978. Today, the city is often considered a new Silicon Valley, as its information technology (IT) industry output accounts for nearly 20 percent of the total output of this sector in the country. On the one hand, the rise of Huaqiangbei, an electronic marketplace located in the city's Futian district, mirrored the development of the city and its IT industry; On the other hand, Shenzhen is also the birthplace of some Chinese internet companies like Tencent Holdings, which has become most valuable company in Asia. Global Times reporter Chen Qingqing recently traveled to Shenzhen to see how the opening-up policy has influenced this city and its technology industry. This is a three-part story.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 20:53:39

Foreign investment buoyed by maturing business environment, legal system

China's business environment and legal system have improved over the four decades of reform and opening-up, said foreign business representatives in South China's Guangdong Province, adding that foreign companies need to continue to adapt to evolving development modes of the second-largest economy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 20:53:39

China commits to policy of reform and opening up: premier

China will remain committed to the policy of reform and opening up and provide more convenience for foreign experts to work in China, Premier Li Keqiang said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 1:32:28

China to deepen reform as 2018 marks 40th anniversary of opening-up

China will more boldly carry forward political and economic reforms this year, as the 19th Party Congress created favorable conditions to transcend vested interests.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/2 21:53:39

China's new manned submersible to be used to explore South China Sea: expert

China's new manned submersible Shenhai Yongshi, or "deep sea warrior," will be used to explore the biological resources and geological condition in the South China Sea, a Chinese expert said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/14 22:48:39