Economic review

China to relocate 500,000 workers for capacity cut

2017-04-26 09:36:00

China plans to assist 500,000 workers made redundant during its capacity cuts in steel and coal sectors this year. Full Story

Unicom JV gives wings to Wi-Fi

2017-04-26 09:35:00

China United Network Communications Ltd unveiled a joint venture with local partners on Tuesday, as the country's second-largest telecom carrier by subscribers scrambles to offer in-flight Wi-Fi services. Full Story

Adidas sprints away with new stores

2017-04-26 09:34:00

Global leading sportswear producer adidas AG is expected to open 2,000 new stores by 2020 in China, the company said. Full Story

Falling jobless rate delivers positive message on Chinese economy

2017-04-26 09:30:00

China's quarterly jobs report delivered a positive message about the world's second-largest economy Tuesday. Full Story

China's online retail sales remain robust in Q1

2017-04-26 09:29:00

China's online retail sales posted robust growth in the first quarter, reflecting a changing consumption pattern, official data showed. Full Story

Pivot in go-west campaign

2017-04-26 09:28:00

The central government announced the launch of the China (Chongqing) Pilot Free Trade Zone on April 1. The third batch of FTZs includes Chongqing municipality, Henan, Hubei, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Sichuan and Zhejiang provinces. Full Story

Japanese ruling party politician to attend Belt and Road Forum

2017-04-26 09:21:00

China on Tuesday confirmed that the secretary general of Japan's ruling party will attend the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation next month in Beijing. Full Story

Central China becoming ideal destination for foreign investment: MOC

2017-04-26 09:20:00

Central China is becoming an ideal destination for foreign investment, according to a senior commerce official Tuesday. Full Story

Netflix to debut in China

2017-04-26 08:57:00

Global streaming giant Netflix has reached its first content licensing deal with China's online streaming provider iQIYI, entertainment industry publication Variety reported on Tuesday. Full Story

UN cooperates with Chinese bike sharing firm to raise awareness on climate change

2017-04-26 08:57:00

The UN Development Program (UNDP) has launched a partnership with the Chinese bike-sharing platform known as Ofo to raise public awareness about climate change, a UN spokesperson said Tuesday. Full Story