A New intercontinental shipping service, launched by DHL Global Forwarding and Xi’an International that can speed container freight between Hamburg and Xi’an in 12 days or less, is a less...
786 Ships, 4.1 million Standard Containers per year … these are the statistics that make Maersk the world’s largest container shipping firm. The Danish company accounts for one fifth of...
China is ready to strengthen communication and coordination with South Korea and push forward the docking of the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) with South Korea’s development strategies, visiting Chinese...
The Belt & Road Initiative has come to Turkey and Greece while the U.S. cannibalises the system that made it great. A hundred years from now, Donald Trump’s looming impeachment...
Moon Jae-in, President of the Republic of Korea (ROK), hailed China’s important role in regional stability, security and development, vowing to deepen cooperation with China in areas such as Regional...
China’s surge to economic superpower status in recent decades has been well received by its trading partners, but Pew research released Thursday indicates global opinion is divided on what its...
The “Indonesian Derivatives Going International Market” forum was held in the capital city of Jakarta on Thursday, with participants expressing optimism about the potential of the Indonesian derivative commodity market....
Starting December 27 this year, Hainan Airlines will launch a new non-stop service linking Chongqing and Budapest, the capital of Hungary. The airline will fly this route twice a week...
Eight Myanmar Children suffering from congenital heart disease will receive free treatment in Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The Children have arrived at Fuwai Yunnan Cardiovascular Hospital (FYCH)...
A Bright Shared Future – Stories along the Belt & Road, the first volume of a book series on moving stories related to the Belt & Road Initiative, was recently...
Over 2,500 households will be relocated from a historic neighborhood on the North Bund to give way to the new round of redevelopment on the Huangpu River waterfront.
A man who murdered his wife and stored her body in a freezer for three months was executed yesterday.
Making pastries, doing exercises and learning English have become a daily routine for Wang Yi over the last month.
The concentration of PM2.5 particles in the first four months of this year was 37 micrograms per cubic meter, down 17.8 percent year on year, said Bai Guoqiang, chief engineer...
A guideline on the city’s regional ecology and environment management has been released by the government, which lists nearly 300 environmental protection units, categorized into three major types: those
A new guideline on environmental management of the Lingang Special Area of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone will take effect from July 1, Shanghai Ecology and Environment Bureau...
THE Shanghai Night Festival, scheduled from June 6 to 30, will feature over 180 activities including shopping, food, leisure and entertainment. Public transport and Metro operating hours will be extended
THE Shanghai Night Festival, scheduled from June 6 to 30, will feature over 180 activities including shopping, food, leisure and entertainment. Public transport and Metro operating hours will be extended
GRAFFITI art and street performances will add color to the night market scheduled to open on the Bund this Saturday. The Waitanyuan Night Carnival will be held on the 276-meter...
SHANGHAI’S urban management and law enforcement authorities have given the green light to vendors to set up street stalls to support the economy. The authorities will support businesses to operate...
THIS “city that never sleeps” is reawakening after novel coronavirus stopped social and commercial activities for months. Nightlife is returning, much to the relief of so many people tired of...
The city’s transport commission launched a monthlong campaign yesterday to raise awareness of safe construction of Metro transport projects at the construction site of Huajing Metro Station between Xuhui
Thirty-four people have been arrested for an Internet and telecoms scam, local police said yesterday.
A FAMOUS young stand-up comedian in China, popularly known as “Kamu,” has been arrested in Shanghai for illegal drug use and making a place available for drug use, the people’s...
Shanghai’s market watchdogs revealed that eight organizations for false advertisements cashing in on the novel coronavirus pandemic were punished recently.
Twelve major sports events in the city last year led to direct consumption worth over US$400 million, said a report released by the Shanghai Administration of Sports and the Shanghai...
The youngest group of students in the city — the kindergarteners and first- to third-graders — returned to their campuses yesterday for the first time after last semester ended in...
Public kindergartens in Shanghai reopened yesterday with efforts taken to protect the youngsters from health risks.
Early summer is meant to be the perfect time to enjoy sunshine and blossoming flowers, but the rain persisted on Saturday as the city’s orchestra and choir prepared to go...
A WAVE of termite infestations is impending as the current humid and sultry weather provides a perfect catalyst for their proliferation, exterminators warn.
Zhao Kai, boss of a small advertising business in Shanghai, has been struggling to keep afloat in the aftermath of the novel coronavirus epidemic.
China’s oil demand has recovered to more than 90 percent of the levels seen before the coronavirus pandemic struck early this year, a surprisingly robust rebound that could be mirrored...
Nearly 1.9 million people applied for US unemployment benefits last week, evidence that many employers are still cutting jobs even as the gradual reopening of businesses has slowed the pace...
Major digital platforms have vowed further supportive measures following central and local government pledges to revitalize street vendors and small mom-and-pop stores which are vital for economic rec
China’s auto sales in April and May exceeded expectations, Paul Gong, China auto analyst at UBS Investment Research, said yesterday.
Companies in Asia-Pacific are expected to take bold steps in office transformation such as considering decentralization scenarios or redesigning their workplaces to protect their businesses and people
SHANGHAI has reported fruitful results over the past month after a series of promotional activities lifted consumer sentiment and encouraged spending as part of a local shopping festival. In May,...
Business activity and new work in the services sector are rising at the quickest rate since late 2010, according to latest Caixin PMI data, signaling the first increase in Chinese...
The sales volume of China’s top 100 chain stores saw an annual increase of 5.2 percent to 2.6 trillion yuan (US$366 billion) in 2019, recent data from the China Chain...
BMW announced strategic cooperation with State Grid Electric Vehicle Service yesterday, as it aims to expand its charging network in China.
Bayer, the life science company, stands ready to offer more innovative products and solutions to cater to China’s booming and evolving domestic demand.
MAJOR digital firms reported a bright start to a mid-year sales event with a rebound in spend­ing on electronic gadgets. More than 1.5 billion yuan (US$211 million) worth of Apple...
SHANGHAI’S free trade zone yesterday unveiled a raft of measures aimed to further open up the Yangshan Special Comprehensive Bonded Zone. The eventual aim is to turn Yangshan, covering just...
CHINA’S central bank will beef up financial support for small and micro enterprises via new monetary policy instruments. This follows efforts to stimulate the real economy, according to two circulars
THE novel coronavirus pandemic crippled the bottom lines of many retail businesses during lockdown. As they begin reopening, many of them now face a dilemma as they try to repair...
AFTER being cooped up indoors during the novel coronavirus pandemic, consumers are beginning to feel more confident about getting out and spending. But the rules of the retail industry are...
Game giant NetEase yesterday announced the launch of its secondary listing in Hong Kong and will begin trading on June 11 under the stock code “9999,” marking Hong Kong’s largest...
China’s vehicle sales are estimated to rise 11.7 percent on year in May, its top auto industry body said yesterday, cementing hopes of a recovery in the world’s biggest auto...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced an immediate ban on military-grade assault weapons in response to the country's deadliest-ever mass shooting, a rampage that left 22 people dead...
'There is so much more work to be done. So many Americans are still hurting', Biden says.
Though China has not set an economic growth target for 2020, analysts say Beijing will need to ensure a growth rate of about 3 per cent to steady the economy...
The auction of mineral blocks with pre-embedded clearances is another significant reform taken by the government, Ficci Mining Committee Co-Chair Rahul Sharma said.
Around a month has passed since programmes to procure Boro paddy and rice began, but the government has been able to buy a very insignificant quantity against its target this...
The holding company of Tata group, in a statement on Friday, said it is well-capitalised and prepared to take on the challenges posed by the countrywide lockdown since March 25,...
Those who discharge more waste or fail to classify their rubbish could pay higher environmental fees.
Air quality in big cities dramatically improved last month, said the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Environment Department.
LOS ANGELES: Michael Jordan said Friday he is making a record $100 million donation to groups fighting for racial equality and social justice amid a wave of protests across the...
Britain and the EU will attempt to revive their imperiled trade talks on Tuesday, entering a crucial week of negotiations that could mark the final hope for a deal.Hundreds of...
WASHINGTON: America’s labour market unexpectedly rebounded in May, signalling the economy is picking up faster than thought from the depths of the damage from the coronavirus pandemic.
China will take “whatever measures are necessary” to defend the interests of Chinese enterprises in response to Washington’s restrictions on an additional 33 Chinese firms and institutions the Ministry of...
This e-voting process was stayed till June 12 by the high court on a petition by Rasna promoters that the winding up decision was taken without the consent of the...
Hong Kong protester Crystal has yet to tell her parents she has fled overseas to seek asylum in Canada, one of a growing number of ...
Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar has asked all chief ministers of states to implement the provisions and create an ecosystem for farm growth.He stressed the need for their continued support...
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) has already completed trial of the Gonoshasthaya Kendra-developed antibody test and may submit its report to the drug administration by Wednesday.
Default on repayments from March 25, the day when the nationwide lockdown began to curb coronavirus infections, would not be considered for initiating insolvency proceedings for at least six months.
SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's No. 1 carmaker, said Friday that it will delay delivery of its diesel-powered GV80 sport utility vehicle (SUV) due to...
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday the coronavirus pandemic keeps unleashing “a tsunami of hate and xenophobia, scapegoating and scare-mongering” and appealed for “an all-out effort to end hate speech...
A critically endangered turtle emerged from the sea to lay at least 80 eggs on a beach on Koh Samui just minutes before the start of World Environment Day —...
The high-value deals underscore the potential of India’s large, expanding base of telecom users and Jio’s leadership of this growing market.
In a negative development, Bangladesh has become one of the top 20 countries in the world in terms of the number of population infected with Covid-19 as the country reported...
The coronavirus pandemic has left Malaysia’s palm oil industry without enough workers, a shortage that could cost farmers as much as 25 percent of their ...
It has been a feature of the Chinese government’s annual state-of-the-nation address to the country’s legislature since 2014.But this year when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivered his government work report...