Overseas real estate giants are rethinking their strategies as they move their operations to China, according to a top US property executive.
China's state-owned enterprises (SOEs) saw profits of 2.20 trillion yuan ($348.56 billion) in 2012, down 5.8 percent year on year, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Friday.
China is expected to lead growth in global exhibition business in the next two years, a leading exhibition industry expert said.
A spokesman for China's Foreign Ministry Friday accused Japan of creating tensions over the Diaoyu Islands, running against the trend of solving disputes through talks.
Houston holds a special place in the history of diplomacy between the United States and China.
China, the biggest foreign creditor of the United States, increased its holdings of US Treasury bills to $1.17 trillion in November, up $200 million from the previous month, the Treasury Department disclosed on Wednesday.
The Algerian army troops on Thursday freed at least four hostages that were held by al-Qaida- linked armed militants in a gas-field compound of Tingatourine in the southernmost province of Illizi after a raid to rescue the kidnapped, according to the APS news agency.
The number of Americans initially applying for unemployment aid last week plummeted from a week earlier to the pre-crisis level.
US President Barack Obama launched an aggressive battle on Wednesday for a package of measures on firearms control.
The German premium carmaker Mercedes-Benz (China) Ltd is to sell a limited edition of its smart cars on Sina Weibo, the largest Chinese micro-blogging platform, on Friday.