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East Asian Games Open with a More Cost Consious Approach

With more than 8,000 spectators, the sixth East Asian Games open with a spectacular but scaled down ceremony in Tianjin which highlighted a much cost conscious approach to sporting events. Representatives and their athletes cheered on as they witness the launch of the quadrennial sports feast in East Asia before it will undergo an overhaul. [...]

Oct 8 2013, 9:35 am | Posted in Exhibitions | Read More »

Beijing Covered with Heavy Smog as National Day Holiday Ends

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During the last few days of the National Day holiday Beijing was covered with the heaviest smog in months as cold air pushed the smog southward going to central and in southern parts of North China, which prompted the Meteorological Center to issue smog warning in the region. The pollution reduced the visibility and caused [...]

Oct 8 2013, 8:21 am | Posted in Quality Control | Read More »

China to Strengthen Ties with Australia and New Zealand

During the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation in Bali Indonesia, President Xi Jingping met with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot and New Zealand’s John Key separately to discuss and push bilateral ties, increase free trade negotiation and further cooperation. The three are major countries in the Asia Pacific Region and having close cooperation with them can [...]

Oct 7 2013, 10:28 am | Posted in Investment Relations | Read More »

Tourism Industry Calls for Measures to Control Number of Tourists Visiting Attractions

China’s tourism industry is calling for measures to control the number of tourists visiting some of China’s top attractions. The National Tourism Administration have urged relevant authorities to implement such measures as they saw a travel peak in top tourist attractions due to the National Day holidays. The remarks on implementing such measure came after [...]

Oct 7 2013, 9:12 am | Posted in Civil | Read More »

Mainland Universities Improved Positions in New World University Rankings

Two universities from the Chinese mainland have climbed to places based on new world universities’ ranking that was published by Times Higher Education. Peking University went up one place to 45, while Tsinghua University went up two places to 50. The two universities have improved their position and have edged closer to the best universities [...]

Oct 4 2013, 9:23 am | Posted in Education | Read More »

President Jingping Proposes to Put up an Asian Investment Bank

President Xi Jingping vowed to put up an Asian investment bank that will assist and facilitate regional connectivity. He said that the bank will provide capital support to infrastructure construction in regional developing countries. This will be the first time that china propose this kind of investment bank that will aid regional connectivity. Xi said [...]

Oct 4 2013, 8:22 am | Posted in Investment Relations | Read More »

Users can Now Book 4G Phones from China Mobile

China Mobile recently announced that users can now book smart phones that are based on its 4G network. The announcement marks the debut of the fastest mobile service in China after debates and government briefing that indicated the availability of the technology by the end of this year. The 4G service will start in Guangzhou [...]

Oct 3 2013, 8:12 am | Posted in IT | Read More »

Administration Launched English Website to Provide Service to Foreign Professionals in China

An English language website of the State Foreign Experts Affairs Administration (http://www.safea.gov.cn/english/) was recently launched to provide a service platform to assist foreign professionals in China. The website contains six categories of information that will help foreign experts including two recently updated sources Living in China and Working in China. One column introduces the country’s [...]

Oct 2 2013, 9:34 am | Posted in IT | Read More »

Free Trade Zone Releases List of Restricted Sectors

The Shanghai free trade zone officially opened last Sunday and have now published a list of sectors in which foreign investment will be restricted or banned in the zone. Which is in contrast to its departure from the usual practice no other permission is required in dealing or investing in other sectors found in the [...]

Oct 2 2013, 8:12 am | Posted in Investment Relations | Read More »

Regulatory Commission to Expand Consumer Financing Pilot Program to Ten More Cities

The banking regulator in the country will be expanding its consumer financing pilot program to ten more cities as they attempt to bring in more private capital in lending markets. Last week the China Banking Regulatory Commission stated that the expansion will meet the demand of lower and middle income consumers while boosting consumption in [...]

Oct 1 2013, 9:29 am | Posted in Investment Relations | Read More »

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