Biz Special


Global demand gives domestic firms a lift

WHEN engineering graduate Chen Liang joined an elevator company nearly 30 years ago, “an elevator was worth almost two apartments in Xujiahui.” Today, people have to pay nearly 10 million yuan (US$1.56 ...

June 14, 2018, Thursday


Lufthansa spreads its wings further across China

LUFTHANSA Cargo has expanded its Chinese freighter network with two weekly flights between Frankfurt and Chengdu in southwest China. The B777 freighter departs Frankfurt every Monday and Saturday and ...

June 1, 2018, Friday


Outstanding kids honored with scholarships

A total of 1,532 students from across the country are awarded Soong Ching Ling Scholarships today. The scholarship was launched in 1994 by the Ministry of Education, the China Welfare Institute and the ...

May 31, 2018, Thursday


Automakers and consumers hail cut in import duties as milestone

China’s decision to slash its automobile import tariffs has been welcomed by consumers and carmakers as another milestone in the country’s four decades of reform and opening-up....

May 24, 2018, Thursday


Race on for Europe’s electric car charging

CHARGING an electric car away from home can be an exercise in uncertainty — hunting for that one lonely station at the back of a rest-area parking lot and hoping it’s working. In Europe, some of the ...

May 16, 2018, Wednesday


Tax reform targets health care, small firms

THE Chinese government, in a series of reforms, will gear taxes to policy goals, encourage more innovation and reduce the tax burden of smaller companies. One focus of attention is health care. The corporate ...

April 25, 2018, Wednesday


US tariffs upon China are unfair, untenable

US President Donald Trump has since his election campaign been criticizing China for what he said were Beijing’s “unfair trade practices,” and the recent build-up to what could become a China-US trade ...

April 19, 2018, Thursday


The green ambitions of Hainan island grow

UNDER the betel trees of Beireng Village in China’s tropical island of Hainan, Wang Qiuxiang’s coffee stall always does brisk business, even if her menu is more expensive than those of some boutique coffee ...

April 18, 2018, Wednesday


Airbnb set to raise investment in China to cater to domestic travelers

San Francisco-based Airbnb is celebrating its 10th anniversary as a global pioneer in the home-sharing concept....

April 12, 2018, Thursday


Starting business is easier as rules eased

STARTING up a new business in Shanghai is getting easier and more time efficient. A total of 555 businesses have received licenses since the city launched a one-stop service platform on March 31 to cut ...

April 10, 2018, Tuesday




 

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