Tag Archives: Beijing

15May/17

China’s new ‘Silk Road’: big plan, big challenges?

Chinese President Xi Jinping urges backing for his new Silk Road Initiative while addressing world leaders at a summit in Beijing, stressing the importance of rejecting protectionism in seeking global economic growth. As David Pollard reports, China has pledged $124 billion to make the plan a reality. Continue reading

13Apr/17

Trump backs off calling China a currency manipulator

President Donald Trump says his administration will not label China a currency manipulator, backing away from a key campaign promise. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading

29Mar/17

East meets west with China’s latest culinary offering – Bao-zza

What do you get when you fuse two of the globe’s most popular fast food items – China’s a baozi, a steamed bun usually filled with meat, and the pizza? The answer: Baozza.

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27Feb/17

SoftBank set to invest $3 bln in WeWork – CNBC

Japan’s SoftBank is close to making an investment in U.S. office-sharing startup WeWork expected to be worth over $3 billion, according to CNBC. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

21Feb/17

Malaysia says cause of death still unknown in killing of North Korean

Malaysian authorities say they have yet to determine a cause of death in the killing of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, and have yet to confirm the identity as no next of kin has come forward.

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10Feb/17

Moon much older than previously thought

A UCLA-led research team reports that the moon is at least 40 to 140 million years older than previously thought.

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22Jan/17

China launches Internet Investment Fund

Beijing, China – Jan 22, 2017 (CCTV Plus News) – China launched its Internet Investment Fund in Beijing on Sunday.
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21Jan/17

China to build world’s brightest synchrotron radiation light source in Beijing

Beijing, China – Jan 20, 2017, China Central Television (CCTV)- China is to build the world’s brightest synchrotron radiation light source in Beijing during the 13th Five Year Plan period (2016-2020), according to a science seminar held in Beijing on Wednesday.
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