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China's H1 GDP expected to grow 6.3%, highlighting resilience, pressure

The Chinese economy is expected to grow around 6.3 percent year-on-year in the first half of the year, which is slightly slower than the second half of 2018 but falls in a stable range set by policymakers, according to several Chinese analysts on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/11 12:54:59

China approves new firm to replace defunct Anbang Insurance

China's insurance regulator on Thursday announced its approval to set up a new company called Dajia Insurance Group to take over the assets of Anbang, a giant conglomerate that has been under state control for over a year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/11 11:41:14

Int'l forum on US-China relations calls for continued collaboration for win-win progress

A high-level international forum on US-China economic relations concluded here Wednesday with calls for continued collaboration between the world's top two economies to proceed with trade negotiations and realize win-win progress.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/11 0:04:29

Chinese, US police cooperate in seeking justice for murder of Chinese scholar

Chinese police made a significant contribution to investigating the murder in the US of visiting Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying, the victim's family lawyer said Wednesday, citing it as a successful example of close cooperation between Chinese and US police.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/10 23:20:17

Trade tensions, among others, weigh on US economy: Fed's Powell

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that crosscurrents such as trade tensions and concerns about global growth have been weighing on US economic activity and outlook.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/10 23:00:00

Pocari Sweat urged not to take wrong stance on Hong Kong

Hong Kong broadcaster TVB accused Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company of appeasing Hong Kong protesters by its decision to withdraw advertising for the Pocari Sweat sports drink from the channel over alleged bias in favor of the police in TVB's reporting of the extradition bill protests.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/10 20:49:26

Tibetan temples get better facilities to improve living conditions

A campaign to help temples with better facilities has provided infirmaries, showers, reading and fitness rooms to improve the monks' and nuns' living conditions in China's Tibetan regions such as Southwest China's Yunnan and Sichuan Provinces.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/10 20:23:40

China to launch 100 additional satellites by 2025: official

Nearly 100 Chinese satellites will be launched into space before 2025, adding to the more than 200 that are already in orbit, said a Chinese official on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/10 15:00:31

Chinese Ambassador to US joins Twitter as net users urge him to clarify rumors, bias

The opening of Chinese Ambassador to the US and the Embassy's Twitter accounts is an attempt to better communicate with people from different sectors in the US, which will improve mutual understanding, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said at a routine press conference on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/9 21:38:40

Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu Ancient City testament to China's 5,000-year civilization

The rain on Tuesday did not stop visitors' passion to see the glamour of the newly opened Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu Ancient City in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/9 22:03:41

'Godfather' of real estate industry warns of danger of restrictive policies amid China-US trade war

A key figure in China's real estate market reforms in the 1990s has suggested the country should abandon restrictive policies that are strangling domestic demand, at a time when it is needed the most due to the ongoing China-US trade war.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/9 21:44:51

China opens first waste-sorting education institute to promote public awareness

As the garbage-sorting campaign sweeps across China, the city of Taizhou in East China's Zhejiang Province recently launched the country's first garbage-sorting education institute to further promote public awareness.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/9 21:38:41

Chengdu to add 6 garbage incinerators to end landfill use

The city of Chengdu in Southwest China's Sichuan Province said it will construct six garbage incineration power plants to achieve "zero landfill" of crude waste by the end of next year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/9 21:33:40

Chinese vice president meets Malaysia's deputy PM

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan met with Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail on Tuesday, calling for enhanced bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/9 20:28:47

Disney mixes up Chinese elements in 'Mulan' trailer: net users

The 90-second live-action trailer for Mulan, a remake with real people of the popular 1998 Disney animated movie, proved a hit on Chinese social media, but its random appropriation of Chinese characteristics left some audience members debating the correct and incorrect artistic approach to representing Chinese culture and history.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/9 18:43:40

Huawei applies for license to make high-precision digital maps, heralds a move further into self-driving sector

Huawei, the Chinese technology giant caught amid the ongoing China-US trade war, has applied for a license to make high-precision digital maps, a move that an industry analyst said could drive up the company's efforts to develop and launch autonomous driving solutions and expand its business sphere.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/9 17:17:06

Shanghai uses high-tech measures to ensure implementation of its waste-sorting rules

Since Shanghai rolled out its latest waste-sorting rules on July 1, municipal regulators have been launching high-tech measures to complement follow-up supervision and management.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/9 15:48:40

Reconstruction of Shenzhen urban village sparks controversy as 80,000 to be affected

A reconstruction project of chengzhongcun (villages in the city, or urban villages) is agitating migrant workers in Shenzhen as reports say nearly 20,000 of them were required to move out of the area within two months despite growing rent and other problems.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/8 22:03:10