Tag Archives: China


China Must ‘Walk The Talk’ On Trade: Former WTO Chief

Beijing’s pledges to pursue trade liberalisation in the face of a potentially more protectionist US under Donald Trump meant it was time for China to “walk the talk” on the issue, former WTO director-general Pascal Lamy said Friday. Lamy, also a former EU commissioner who negotiated


CPEC On Track With First Train From China To Pakistan

China and Pakistan have launched a direct rail and sea freight service, with the first cargo train departing from Yunnan, an inland province in southwest China. A cargo train loaded with 500 tonnes of commodities left Kunming, capital of Yunnan, for Karachi, marking the opening of the new route,


China On Forefront In Int’l Peacekeeping

China is a staunch contributor to international peacekeeping, the white paper said on Thursday. According to the white paper titled “The Right to Development: China’s Philosophy, Practice and Contribution,” China has todate sent 33,000 military, police and civilian personnel to join UN peacekeeping missions. Currently there are


China Slaps New 10% Tax On Super-Luxury Cars

China has imposed an extra 10 percent tax on ultra-high-end cars costing over 1.3 million yuan ($190,000), the government said, the latest step in a wide crackdown on conspicuous luxury consumption. Under President Xi Jinping the Communist Party has overseen a sprawling campaign against graft


China Has 1.3 bln Mobile Phone Users: White Paper

  The total number of phone users in China hit about 1.54 billion by the end of 2015, and about 1.3 billion of them were mobile phone users, a white paper said Thursday. The white paper, titled “The Right to Development: China’s Philosophy, Practice and Contribution,” said


China Actively Implements Int’l Environment Conventions: White Paper

China has been actively honouring its commitments to various international conventions that propel environmentally-friendly development, said a white paper issued Thursday. According to the white paper titled “The Right to Development: China’s Philosophy, Practice and Contribution,” China became the first country in the world to formulate and implement


Spotlight: China, Turkey Working Toward Modern Silk Road

At the heart of Istanbul lies the Topkapi Palace, a must-see to tourists from around the world for its rich trove of treasures collected during a period of some 400 years as Ottoman Sultans’ residence. Among the antiques are thousands of Chinese porcelain pieces made


Castro Will ‘Live Forever’: China President Xi Jinping

  Fidel Castro will live forever, China President Xi Jinping said Saturday in a message read out on television following the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro. “The Chinese people have lost a good and true comrade,” said Xi in his message that was read


Economic Watch: The “New Economy” Takes Off In China

BEIJING, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) — Buying a car will soon be as much a waste of money as buying a horse. This is how Li Guangdou, founder of consulting and branding firm Wondersee, predicts China’s urban transport will be revolutionized by online mobility on-demand services