China set to push back on latest levies

China will place tariffs on about $60 billion worth of imports from the United States in response to Washington's announcement of additional levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council said on Tuesday.

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    Greater Bay Area to attract more foreign investment

    Sep 19,2018

    China's Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has been attracting more overseas firms with its huge growth potential under the central government's great push for integration development, but it will take time for it to rival Silicon Valley in the U.S.

  • 170 German companies to attend China's first import expo

    170 German companies to attend China's first import expo

    Sep 19,2018

    A total of 170 companies from Germany will attend the first China International Import Expo (CIIE), according to Simone Pohl, delegate and chief representative of the Delegation of German Industry & Commerce in Shanghai.

  • China files complaint to WTO against latest U.S. tariffs

    China files complaint to WTO against latest U.S. tariffs

    Sep 19,2018

    China filed a complaint to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday against the US's latest implementation of tariffs, according to a statement by China's Ministry of Commerce.

  • China continues virtual currency ban

    China continues virtual currency ban

    Sep 19,2018

    China's central bank is carrying out new measures to ban initial coin offerings and virtual currencies on Tuesday, aiming to maintain the country's financial market stability.

  • PBOC warning on ICOs

    PBOC warning on ICOs

    Sep 19,2018

    The Shanghai Head Office of the People's Bank of China (PBOC), said on Tuesday investors should be fully aware of the risks involved in initial coin offerings (ICOs) and virtual currency investment and not blindly speculate in these markets.

  • China has second-most AI companies: blue paper

    China has second-most AI companies: blue paper

    Sep 19,2018

    China has the second-largest number of Artificial Intelligence (AI) companies in the world, trailing only the United States, according to a blue paper published Monday.

  • Collecting and the age of memeing

    Collecting and the age of memeing

    Sep 19,2018

    "Collect gold in the troubled times; collect antiques in the flourishing age." This old Chinese saying has been disseminated through society as a weather vane for good investment for generations.

  • Palace Museum concludes international forum on ancient civilizations

    Palace Museum concludes international forum on ancient civilizations

    Sep 19,2018

    Most U.S. voters backing President Donald Trump "don't believe there is anything at stake" for the Republicans in the upcoming midterm elections, according to a private survey released by media on Tuesday.

  • Say it with a smiley

    Say it with a smiley

    Sep 19,2018

    With the official definition of that yellow-faced sticker as "face with tears of joy", the honored emoji was found to be the most widely used of its type in the world in 2015.

  • New miniature landmark 'Little Big City Beijing' opens in the capital

    New miniature landmark 'Little Big City Beijing' opens in the capital

    Sep 18,2018

    Little Big City Beijing recently opened in the capital's historical Qianmen Street, a miniature venue that showcases the city's culture and history since the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368).

  • China follows investigations of Buddha head suspected from Longmen Grottoes

    China follows investigations of Buddha head suspected from Longmen Grottoes

    Sep 18,2018

    Researchers of China's Longmen Grottoes are watching closely the investigations into a stone Buddha head removed from an auction in New York, which may be from the UNESCO world heritage site, reports Henan Daily.

  • Qipao cultural experience held in Beijing

    Qipao cultural experience held in Beijing

    Sep 18,2018

    An exhibition of Beijing-style qipao and related products was held in a high school in Shijingshan district on Sept 16. More than 20 intangible cultural heritage enthusiasts ranging from 12 years old to 60 took part in it.

  • China's brewing romance with NHL: a power on the rise

    China's brewing romance with NHL: a power on the rise

    Sep 19,2018

    Shi Songyuan paused to consider his answer to the question, and the air is full of angst. The longtime National Hockey League (NHL) enthusiast and part-time coach has been asked what might impede the development of hockey in China and seemed stumped for an accurate reply.

  • Wang Jinfu, 62, competes in Beijing Marathon for 30 consecutive years

    Wang Jinfu, 62, competes in Beijing Marathon for 30 consecutive years

    Sep 18,2018

    Among the over 30,000 runners for the 2018 Beijing Marathon, 62-year-old Wang Jinfu deserves some attention not just only because he finished last year's event in three hours, two minutes and 11 seconds, but also because it was his 30th consecutive appearance, according to The Beijing News.

  • New game plan for busy Zhou

    New game plan for busy Zhou

    Sep 18,2018

    The 7-foot forward helped Team China win basketball gold at the Asian Games in Jakarta last month, and on Monday a photo of him and Wang Xinyi posing with their marriage certificate went viral on Chinese social media.

  • IOC Coordination Commission confident ahead of Beijing 2022

    IOC Coordination Commission confident ahead of Beijing 2022

    Sep 18,2018

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission is very confident in the Beijing organizing committee's abilities ahead of its third trip to China to review preparations for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games on Monday.

  • Ronnie O'Sullivan wins third Shanghai Masters snooker title

    Ronnie O'Sullivan wins third Shanghai Masters snooker title

    Sep 17,2018

    Top-seeded Ronnie O'Sullivan was crowned Shanghai Masters champion on Sunday night after an 11-9 win over Barry Hawkins, the seventh seed, to claim his third title in the event.

  • Chinese golfer Wu Ashun becomes first Asian to win KLM Open

    Chinese golfer Wu Ashun becomes first Asian to win KLM Open

    Sep 17,2018

    Chinese golfer Wu Ashun became the first Asian and Chinese winner of the KLM Open held in Spijk, in the Dutch province of Gelderland, on Sunday, passing Chris Wood from Britain in the final round.

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