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China's rare-earth exports drop by 44% in July amid pandemic


China witnessed a steep decline in rare earths exports in July as the global epidemic resulted in weak demand.


Raw material supply for COVID-19 vaccines sufficient in China

As countries race to market COVID-19 vaccines, concerns have arisen over the supply of upstream raw materials. Industry analysts said that Chinese manufacturers need not worry as China has a sufficient raw material supply.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 20:03:41

Apple takes down more than 30,000 Chinese apps

Apple removed thousands of applications from the Apple Store in China on Saturday, according to data recorded by Chinese data platform qimai.cn.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 19:38:40

New Delhi's TV sets restriction order takes aim at Chinese firms

Color televisions became the latest victim of the Indian government's bid to remove Chinese business from Indian market, following restrictions on Chinese apps and contractors.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 19:33:40

Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway makes steady progress amid COVID-19 pandemic

The high-speed rail project linking Indonesia's Jakarta and Bandung, being constructed by Chinese workers, has progressed well amid the country's COVID-19 prevention and control measures.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 18:53:42

Hong Kong prioritizes control of COVID-19 as new cases surge: Financial secretary

For now, the most important task for the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is to control COVID-19, cut off the channel of transmission and reduce the number of infected people as soon as possible, Paul Chan Mo-Po, financial secretary of HKSAR, said Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 18:48:40

China to reinforce support for mass entrepreneurship and innovation

China will take a number of measures to improve the leading role of demonstration bases in mass entrepreneurship and innovation to further stabilize employment and enhance growth.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/2 17:48:40

A navigation system for all

China declared the official commissioning of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) on Friday, marking the formal opening of the newly completed BDS-3 system for global users.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/2 17:38:40

Chilean experts highlight V-shaped recovery of Chinese economy

The Chinese economy made a V-shaped recovery in the first half of the year thanks to the government's measures in curbing the spread of COVID-19, Chilean experts have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/2 13:06:14

US Ambassador to Netherlands' accusations on China slander and groundless: Chinese Embassy

US Ambassador to the Netherlands Pete Hoekstra's accusations of China stealing knowledge from the West to develop coronavirus vaccines is slander and not based on any evidence. The aim is only to disparage and to turn attention away from US domestic politics, according to a statement released by the Chinese Embassy on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 12:28:40

Apple takes down more than 30,000 Chinese apps

Apple removed thousands of applications from the Apple Store in China on Saturday, according to data recorded by Chinese data platform qimai.cn.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 11:13:39

Construction of Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway makes steady progress amid COVID-19 pandemic

The high-speed rail project linking Indonesia's Jakarta and Bandung, carried out by Chinese builders, has successfully balanced construction progress with COVID-19 prevention and control measures this year.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 10:58:40

TikTok US says it's 'not going anywhere' in face of pending US ban

"We're not going anywhere", Vanessa Pappas, general director of TikTok US, said in a video posted to twitter on Saturday, as uncertainties loom over the app's future, including a threat made on Friday by the US President Donald Trump to ban TikTok in the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 10:37:04

Shanghai port sees container throughput hit record high in July

The container throughput of Shanghai port exceeded 3.9 million TEUs in July, hitting a record high, according to Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd. (SIPG).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/2 9:49:35