Xi pushes for redoubled efforts as 85 counties taken off poverty list


Xi pushes for redoubled efforts as 85 counties taken off poverty list


Tesla buys land for Shanghai plant

Electric car company Tesla yesterday signed an agreement to secure land in Shanghai's Lingang area for its first factory outside the United States.

Expats are breaking the yuan credit card barrier

The Shanghai Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs joined hands with a bank to launch a "fast-track" pilot program to streamline credit card applications for foreign talent.

Concerted work leads to cleaner city rivers

FOUR polluted city rivers have been cleaned up after the officials in charge received warnings last month.

Speciality produce and craft from poorer regions is food for thought

About 5,000 products of food, food ingredients and handicraft works from Yunnan, Xinjiang, Tibet, Qinghai, Guizhou, Chongqing and Hubei are being exhibited in Shanghai.

Warning over US links with Taiwan

A Chinese mainland spokesman responds to news that a US Navy vessel was docked on the island to refuel and change crew.

Folk arts festival to delight Baoshan with global art shows

Hundreds of foreign artists from a dozen countries will stage performances in Baoshan at an upcoming folk arts festival.

All aboard as waiting time cut

Six-carriage trains are set to begin trial operations on Metro Line 5 from Saturday from Xinzhuang Station to Dongchuan Road Station.

Loans rebound on policy easing by PBOC

China's new yuan-denominated loans stood at 1.38 trillion yuan (US$200 billion) in September, up from 1.28 trillion yuan in August.

China overseas investment grows

China's outbound direct investment totaled US$82.02 billion in the first nine months this year, up 5.1 percent year on year.
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China reports new African swine fever case

China has confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in northeast China's Liaoning Province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Wednesday.

Vehicle drivers exceed 400 million in China: ministry

China had 322 million motor vehicles and 403 million vehicle drivers as of the end of September, the Ministry of Public Security said on Wednesday.

From World Expo to CIIE, Greek architect builds dreams in Shanghai

Kostas Chatzigiannis, a 35-year-old architect who co-designed the Greek Pavilion for the Shanghai World Expo, has just received invitation to join a series of events at the CIIE.

The Chicken Man: Taking advantage of rural revitalization

It has been almost three years since Hu Fuguo left Beijing to raise chickens back in his hometown in central China's Hunan Province. 

New platform aims to service ride-sharing companies

Qiangsheng Taxi and LSS Leasing have founded a platform to provide car and financial services to ride-sharing companies.

Investments in telecoms, media and tech remain steady

Private equity and venture capital (PE/VC) investment in Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) over the first half of 2018 saw value remain steady, PwC data shows. 

Auto services platform announces new round of funding

Auto retail services platform Chehaoduo Group, which sprouted from China's largest second hand vehicle retail platform, announced a new round of financing of US$162 million.

Free services abound for elderly during Chongyang Festival

A wide range of free services was provided to the city's senior citizens on Wednesday for the Chongyang Festival. The festival is a day when respects are paid to seniors.

Special teams set up to monitor key aspects of import expo

Six urban management and law enforcement teams serving the China International Import Expo were established on Tuesday and an emergency drill was conducted.