Economic review

Women 'movers and shakers' of various industries discuss, discover China at New York forum

2017-05-27 16:58:00

A forum recently held in New York City has offered a platform for women to discuss how women are shaping China as a rising global power and opportunities for U.S. women leaders to communicate with their Chinese counterparts. Full Story

Water tax promotes water-saving

2017-05-27 16:53:00

Hebei, the province neighboring Beijing, has seen more water saved since it started to levy a tax on water resources about a year ago. Full Story

Project of China-UN development fund launched at UN headquarters

2017-05-27 16:26:00

A project promoted by China-UN Peace and Development Trust Fund was launched on Friday at the UN headquarters in a bid to help developing countries reduce hunger and explore renewable energy. Full Story

29 big data unicorn startups in China: report

2017-05-27 14:54:00

China has 29 big data "unicorn" firms and 54 future unicorn firms, according to a report on China's unicorn firms development. Full Story

San Francisco start-up turning plastic bottles to trendy shoes

2017-05-27 14:39:00

Silicon Valley start-up is finding these empty containers and putting them to work on people's feet. Full Story

Recession hurts Brazil's cosmetics industry

2017-05-27 14:33:00

Brazil's cosmetics industry was once one of the fastest growing sectors in the world. However, it’s getting a bit of a black eye these days. Full Story

Guizhou to become China's 'Big Data Valley'

2017-05-27 14:20:00

The China International Big Data Industry Expo 2017 has kicked off in Guiyang, capital of Guizhou province in Southwest China, and sparked conversation among many. Full Story

2016: IT enterprises top the list in China for annual salaries

2017-05-27 13:28:00

IT enterprises boasted the highest annual salaries in China, about 122,478 yuan (17,865 US dollars) on average in 2016, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said in a statement on Saturday. Full Story

China plans change to major shareholder stock-selling rules

2017-05-27 13:12:00

China's securities regulator said that it will make changes to the rules governing the selling of stock by major shareholders and management, in an effort to better protect the rights of small investors and guarantee stable market operation. Full Story

Shared umbrellas vanish soon after debut in Shanghai, but more to come

2017-05-27 12:21:00

As the shared economy booms in China, shared umbrellas began to appear in Shanghai earlier this week, but they disappeared quickly, Shanghai Morning Post reported on Saturday. Full Story