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Apple announces 300 million U.S. dollar clean energy fund in China
Business2018-07-14 09:04July 18 2018 22:17:21

Apple announces 300 million U.S. dollar clean energy fund in China

On Thursday, Apple announced that it would launch a 300 million U.S. dollar renewable energy fund in China as part of its drive to clean up its supply chain.

Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws by 2020
Business2018-07-10 19:17July 18 2018 22:17:21

Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws by 2020

U.S. coffee chain Starbucks announced on Monday that it will eliminate all plastic straws for cold drinks in its 28,000 global stores within two years and replace them with recyclable straw-free coffee-cup lids, and paper-made straws or biodegradable plastic straws so as to reduce waste.

Mobike drops requirement to make a deposit to hire its bikes
Business2018-07-07 09:39July 18 2018 22:17:21

Mobike drops requirement to make a deposit to hire its bikes

Mobike, one of China's leading share bike companies, announced on Thursday that users will no longer need to pay a deposit to use its services.

China holds top four rankings in list of world's largest banks
Business2018-07-03 20:34July 18 2018 22:17:21

China holds top four rankings in list of world's largest banks

The top four places in the list of the world's 1,000 largest banks have been taken by banks from China.

Tycoon makes buzz in commencement speech
Business2018-07-01 10:10July 18 2018 22:17:21

Tycoon makes buzz in commencement speech

When it comes to speeches during graduation season, few are quite as buzzworthy as the one by Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing at Shantou University on Friday.

China's industrial profit growth quickens amid resilient economy
Business2018-06-28 10:12July 18 2018 22:17:21

China's industrial profit growth quickens amid resilient economy

China's major industrial firms posted increased profit growth in the first five months, data showed Wednesday.

China's inbound, outbound tourism markets expand in 2017: reports
Business2018-06-28 09:54July 18 2018 22:17:21

China's inbound, outbound tourism markets expand in 2017: reports

The Chinese mainland saw inbound and outbound tourists reach 139 million and 131 million in 2017, up by 0.8 percent and 6.9 percent respectively, according to reports released Wednesday.

Summer, halts at mines hurt coal
Business2018-06-25 10:22July 18 2018 22:17:21

Summer, halts at mines hurt coal

Coal supplies in China will continue to be tight and prices will stay high due to suspension of production at mines and tighter import controls since April, analysts said.

AIIB investments top 4.2 billion USD in 2017: report
Business2018-06-24 16:26July 18 2018 22:17:21

AIIB investments top 4.2 billion USD in 2017: report

Investments in projects and funds by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) surpassed 4.2 billion U.S. dollars in 2017.

World's bestselling Cirrus Aircraft delivers 7,000th plane
Business2018-06-22 17:47July 18 2018 22:17:21

World's bestselling Cirrus Aircraft delivers 7,000th plane

Cirrus Aircraft Corporation announced that it has delivered its 7,000th general purpose aircraft, reports thepaper.cn.

JD.com launches robot deliveries in Beijing's Haidian district
Business2018-06-18 18:55July 18 2018 22:17:21

JD.com launches robot deliveries in Beijing's Haidian district

China's e-commerce giant JD.com has launched robot deliveries in Beijing's Haidian district.

Google to invest 550 million USD in JD.com
Business2018-06-18 18:52July 18 2018 22:17:21

Google to invest 550 million USD in JD.com

Google has announced its purchasing 0.93 percent of the A-shares of China's e-commerce giant JD.com. The deal is worth 550 million U.S. dollars.

Alipay helps Chinese fans enjoy World Cup in Russia
Business2018-06-17 09:33July 18 2018 22:17:21

Alipay helps Chinese fans enjoy World Cup in Russia

As Chinese soccer fans head to Russia for the World Cup, Alibaba's mobile payment app Alipay is helping to make their visit a little easier.

China Oceanwide's acquisition of Genworth confirmed by US
Business2018-06-12 14:49July 18 2018 22:17:21

China Oceanwide's acquisition of Genworth confirmed by US

The US Committee on Foreign Investment has approved the acquisition of American insurance company Genworth by China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co.

Mobike launches new deposit free plan in another one hundred cities
Business2018-06-11 19:29July 18 2018 22:17:21

Mobike launches new deposit free plan in another one hundred cities

Chinese sharing bike giant Mobike has announced that users in another 100 Chinese cities will no longer have to pay a deposit before using the service.

New calls to protect P/T internet employees
Business2018-06-05 13:23July 18 2018 22:17:21

New calls to protect P/T internet employees

The welfare of part-time workers on online platforms is in urgent need of protection, as a lack of formal labor contracts is widespread in the booming industry.

Canadian entrepreneur thinks new domain names may boost business startups in China
Business2018-06-04 16:23July 18 2018 22:17:21

Canadian entrepreneur thinks new domain names may boost business startups in China

Colin Campbell, one of the best-known international internet infrastructure entrepreneurs, recently visited Beijing Foreign Studies University, providing guidance to students interested in starting up their own internet business upon graduation.

Chinese consumers' demands for imported goods remain high
Business2018-06-01 10:44July 18 2018 22:17:21

Chinese consumers' demands for imported goods remain high

The results of a recent survey by China's Ministry of Commerce suggest that the demand of Chinese consumers for imported products remains high, and that many of them are considering increasing their spending on imported goods in the future.

Alibaba to bring down logistics costs for manufacturers
Business2018-06-01 10:43July 18 2018 22:17:21

Alibaba to bring down logistics costs for manufacturers

Jack Ma, founder and chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, said that the company's logistics service Cainiao had been working on a smart national logistics network that aimed to reduce logistics costs and aid the development of the manufacturing industry.

Noodle vending machines reopen in Shanghai
Business2018-05-31 15:23July 18 2018 22:17:21

Noodle vending machines reopen in Shanghai

Unmanned noodle vending machines have reopened in Shanghai, having been shuttered by city authorities because of concerns about food safety and a lack of appropriate business licenses.

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