Nine jailed in Xinjiang for promoting ethnic hatred

2013-06-20 21:06:42

Nine people in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region have received prison sentences for promoting ethnic hatred and discrimination on the Internet, and committing crimes under the influence of religious extremism, media reported on Thursday.

Dogs feeding baby tigers in Shanghai zoo

2013-06-20 20:19:54

Eleven newly-born Siberian tigers and four white tigers in Shanghai Wild Animal Park have found an unusual wet nurse—three dogs, according to Jiefang Daily.

China business sentiment remains subdued in Q2

2013-06-20 15:19:56

Chinese businesses remained worried about future development in the second quarter of 2013 amid overall optimism in Asian companies, according to the latest Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Asia Business Sentiment Survey published on Wednesday.

Huawei to expand corporate business in Japan

2013-06-20 15:01:07

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said it will expand sales of IT equipment to Japan-based companies and expects revenue from its enterprise business to rise tenfold to $500 million by 2017, reported.

Shuanghui gets $7.9b loan for Smithfield acquisition

2013-06-20 13:41:04

Chinese pork manufacturer Shuanghui has received $7.9 billion in loans from Bank of China and Morgan Stanley for its acquisition of America’s largest pork producer Smithfield Foods.

Shenzhen to become third largest container port

2013-06-20 13:24:10

Shenzhen will surpass Hong Kong for the first time ever to become the third largest container port in the world, according to a report released in Beijing on Monday.

Wanda announces $1.6b UK investment

2013-06-19 14:16:36

Dalian Wanda Group Corp Ltd announced Wednesday in Beijing that it will launch a £1-billion ($1.6-billion) investment for the overall control of UK luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker and construction of a five-star hotel in London’s core area

Chinese expat population highest in Japan

2013-06-19 13:28:37

The number of Chinese living in Japan is still the highest of all expat nationalities despite an overall decrease in expat numbers, according to statistics released by the Japanese Department of Justice on June 14.

Huawei denies Nokia acquisition

2013-06-19 10:56:56

Huawei has denied a foreign media report that the Chinese telecom group is planning to purchase Nokia.

Debate rages over lingua franca

2013-06-18 21:52:39

The second New York Forum Africa concluded in Libreville, Gabon on Sunday. The forum saw people from around the world discuss the future of Africa but the lingua franca soon became a hot topic.

7-Eleven to open 300 stores in Chongqing

2013-06-18 21:51:06

The world's largest convenience store company, 7-Eleven, plans to open 300 stores in Chongqing, it announced on Monday.

Carrefour to enter 30 new Chinese cities in three years

2013-06-18 20:39:34

French Carrefour SA, the world's second-largest retailer by revenue, said on Monday that it will set up operations in 30 new Chinese cities in the next three years.