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Chinese consumers turn to duty free as outbound tourism halted

Chinese consumers have been embarking on a new shopping spree, but without the bother of having to fly overseas to buy luxury goods.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 19:53:40

Chinese materials indispensible to Indian Army's armor equipment despite boycott campaign

It may come as a surprise to many that amid the current fanfare of India's "boycott China" campaign and other animosity toward Chinese goods and companies, Indian Defense Minister Rajnath ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 19:43:40

Blue Orca shorts Chinese infant milk formula company Feihe

Short seller Blue Orca Capital on Wednesday said it is shorting Chinese dairy company Feihe over inflating its revenue. Feihe has issued a strong refute in response shortly after on ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/8 13:35:14

China suspends meat imports from more foreign plants due to COVID-19 spread

China customs has issued a revised import suspension list, adding a number of contaminated meat suppliers from Germany, Brazil and the UK, where the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/7 23:48:41

Chinese firm ramps up new infrastructure construction amid economic recovery

An array of high-tech Chinese firms have announced plans to advance their construction of new infrastructure projects, through which China aims to hedge against the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/7 21:33:41

China's catering industry embraces recovery, with popular restaurants resuming 70-80% of operations: observer

China's catering industry has seen a recovery in the two months since COVID-19 came under control in the country, with most restaurants recovering operations to half of levels seen before ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/7 13:43:41

Solar PV expected to be main driver of renewable energy growth: CREEI

Solar photovoltaic (PV) is expected to be a main driver in renewable power generation capacity, and a priority in the transition to renewable energy around the globe, according to a ...
Source: | 2020/7/6 23:23:49

CAAC suspends foreign airline' Dhaka-Guangzhou flight line for one week

China's civil aviation regulator on Monday issued a suspension order on Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight BS325 from Dhaka to Guangzhou for one week after five passengers tested positive for COVID-19 ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/6 21:48:40

Chinese netizens debate table tennis legend's sour investment app endorsement

China's table tennis legend Liu Guoliang has apologized for endorsing an investment app that reportedly scammed citizens of 23 billion yuan ($3.26 billion), which has caused heated discussions on Chinese ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/6 19:03:41

First telemedicine platform for Chinese employees overseas put into use

China's first telemedicine platform for employees of central government-administered enterprises working overseas has been put into operation, aiming to better facilitate the healthcare and medical treatment of Chinese nationals abroad ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/6 18:55:35

China hopes France can 'independently make choices' on Huawei's 5G

It is hoped that France can “independently make its choices based on its own interests” and provide an open, unbiased, and non-discriminatory business environment for enterprises from all countries including ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/6 17:17:34

Huawei open to discussions after UK reportedly set to phase it out of 5G network

Chinese tech giant Huawei said it “remains open to discussions with the government” and is “finding ways with customers to manage the proposed US? restrictions so the UK can maintain ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/6 11:21:46

Options for three major chemicals now listed in China

Polypropylene (PP), Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) options were listed on the Dalian Commodity Exchange on Monday. It is the first time three options in the same ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/6 11:20:15

AI robots help to ensure staff safety in China's COVID-19 quarantine control

"Baoxiaodi," as the team of robots have been nicknamed, have worked in several hospitals that treat COVID-19 patients including Huoshenshan Hospital in Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province. They ...
Source: | 2020/7/6 2:21:23

Daimler, Volkswagen invest in Chinese EV battery makers

Leading Global automakers are ramping up efforts to secure partnerships with Chinese EV battery firms to gain a share of the giant Chinese market and strengthen competitiveness worldwide, a move ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 16:13:40

'Disinfection worker' emerges as COVID-19 prevention becomes routine

As China implements regular COVID-19 prevention and control measures, a new type of job called “disinfection worker” has emerged, with over 8,000 people in Beijing's Fengtai district, where just ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 14:23:40

China's investment in railways rises 1.2% in H1 despite pandemic

China's fixed asset investment in railways exceeded expectations in the first half of 2020, with investment in fixed railway assets reaching 325.8 billion yuan, rising 1.2 percent year-on-year, marking the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 14:18:40

Chinese courts adopt electronic door seals based on blockchain technology

Blockchain technology is being used across wider applications such as electronic door seals in China, with Chinese courts starting to trial the seals, which could allow for real-time video surveillance ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/5 11:36:01