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China hits new record in world's PE/VC investment in 2016: PwC
China2017-02-24 08:53February 27 2017 03:17:14

China hits new record in world's PE/VC investment in 2016: PwC

China has seen a 49 percent increase in private equity (PE) and venture capitalist (VC) investment last year, though the scale of global fund raising and investment showed a reduction, according to a report.

Chinese economy expected to continue stabilizing in 2017: economist
China2017-02-24 08:53February 27 2017 03:17:14

Chinese economy expected to continue stabilizing in 2017: economist

The Chinese economy is expected to continue to stabilize in 2017 as several factors will combine to support the trend, a Chinese economist said Thursday.

China says U.S. ruling on Chinese tires in line with facts
China2017-02-24 08:52February 27 2017 03:17:14

China says U.S. ruling on Chinese tires in line with facts

The latest U.S. ruling to remove heavy duties on truck and bus tires imported from China was "in line with the objective facts," the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.

Tree of tenacity stands on hollow roots for a century
China2017-02-24 01:55February 27 2017 03:17:14

Tree of tenacity stands on hollow roots for a century

Tree of tenacity stands on hollow roots for a century

Senior officials banned from playing Mahjong in southeast China's Ningdu
China2017-02-23 20:22February 27 2017 03:17:14

Senior officials banned from playing Mahjong in southeast China's Ningdu

The ban was contained in a circular sent to local deputy county-level officials.

Ctrip reports 76% net revenue increase
China2017-02-23 16:53February 27 2017 03:17:14

Ctrip reports 76% net revenue increase

Ctrip.com International, Ltd., a leading travel service provider, Thursday reported a net revenue of RMB19.2 billion (US$2.8 billion) for 2016, a 76% increase from 2015.

Bike-sharing firms promise deposit refunds 'in seconds'
China2017-02-23 16:29February 27 2017 03:17:14

Bike-sharing firms promise deposit refunds 'in seconds'

Bike-sharing firms Mobike and Ofo have announced that users can now get back deposits "in seconds" following media inquiries about financial safety.

Plane turns back after 1.5 hours due to half open door
China2017-02-23 16:29February 27 2017 03:17:14

Plane turns back after 1.5 hours due to half open door

An Indonesian airliner had to turn back to the airport in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou in Guangdong Province after a door was found not properly closed.

Trump administration reverses transgender toilet protection
China2017-02-23 16:29February 27 2017 03:17:14

Trump administration reverses transgender toilet protection

The Trump administration on Wednesday scrapped a rule that allowed transgender students to choose which restroom to go to, taking a position on a debate that embroiled the United States since the Obama administration.

Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region to draw ecological 'red line'
China2017-02-23 16:29February 27 2017 03:17:14

Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region to draw ecological 'red line'

Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, together with the regions along the Yangtze River Economic Belt, need to draw up a "red line" for ecological protection by the end of 2017,.

Qualcomm to partner with China Mobile, ZTE on 5G trials
China2017-02-23 15:28February 27 2017 03:17:14

Qualcomm to partner with China Mobile, ZTE on 5G trials

The U.S. chip giant Qualcomm Inc will partner with China Mobile and ZTE Corp on 5G trials that are essential to accelerating the commercial application of the technology in China.

Montreal best city for foreign students
China2017-02-23 15:28February 27 2017 03:17:14

Montreal best city for foreign students

Montreal, Paris, and London are the best cities for international students in the world in 2017, according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British company specializing in education and study abroad.

Aussie researchers discover molecule responsible for inflammatory diseases
China2017-02-23 15:28February 27 2017 03:17:14

Aussie researchers discover molecule responsible for inflammatory diseases

Australian scientists have discovered a potent molecule responsible for inflammatory diseases.

Spring Festival travel rush sets new record
China2017-02-23 14:56February 27 2017 03:17:14

Spring Festival travel rush sets new record

Online tickets users for train, bus and flight travel were 71.9, 56.6 and 71.9 percent, respectively. More than 80 percent of travelers booked tickets via mobile phone apps.

Eight nuclear reactors to be built this year
China2017-02-23 14:56February 27 2017 03:17:14

Eight nuclear reactors to be built this year

China plans to beef up its nuclear power sector in 2017, kicking off construction of eight reactors this year with installed capacity totaling 9.9 gigawatts, the National Energy Administration said.

Cutting overcapacity still a challenge
China2017-02-23 14:56February 27 2017 03:17:14

Cutting overcapacity still a challenge

Over the past more than one year, reducing overcapacity has been one of the five main tasks of supply-side structural reform for both the central and local governments.

HTC launches VR cloud data service for tourism sector
China2017-02-23 14:55February 27 2017 03:17:14

HTC launches VR cloud data service for tourism sector

Vive, the VR branch of the Taiwan-based smartphone company HTC, unveiled a virtual reality tourism cloud data service platform on Wednesday, dedicated to providing VR-related applications and cloud services for travel agencies.

Scattering Book campaign catches cold
China2017-02-23 14:55February 27 2017 03:17:14

Scattering Book campaign catches cold

A Scattering Book project swept across big cities in China three months ago with 10,000 books dropped in subways, airplanes and taxis for sharing. Now the event host Xinshixiang reveals that the data shows that 4,008 books were picked up once while only 239 books were picked up more than three times.

Chinese scholarships to change fortunes of Kenyan students
China2017-02-23 14:27February 27 2017 03:17:14

Chinese scholarships to change fortunes of Kenyan students

Jamlick Mwangi Kariuki is set to depart Kenya for China at the end of this month to conduct engineering studies.

Contretemps of Chinese tourists abroad
China2017-02-23 14:26February 27 2017 03:17:14

Contretemps of Chinese tourists abroad

Chinese tourists keep making news, sometimes for the wrong reason. Thanks to the rapid growth in their numbers, Chinese tourists are ubiquitous in many countries; what has made them even more conspicuous is their propensity to travel in groups.

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