China's tourism revenue from Spring Festival up 16.3%

February 16, 2016 by · Comments Off on China's tourism revenue from Spring Festival up 16.3% 

BEIJING, Feb. 15 — China's tourism revenue surged during the Spring Festival holiday, the National Tourism Administration said on Sunday.

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China's box office hits record high on Valentine's Day

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on China's box office hits record high on Valentine's Day 

BEIJING, Feb. 15 — China's box office sales totaled 580 million yuan (about USD88.3 million) on Valentine's Day, a new high from previous years.

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Direct flight links China's Hohhot with Bangkok

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Direct flight links China's Hohhot with Bangkok 

HOHHOT, Jan. 4 — A direct air route opened Sunday between Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and the Thai capital Bangkok, for the upcoming Spring Festival holiday.

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China's farm produce prices rise ahead of holiday

February 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on China's farm produce prices rise ahead of holiday 

BEIJING, Feb. 17 — China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Tuesday that farm produce prices in 36 major cities rose last week as demand rises before the country's traditional Spring Festival, which falls on Thursday.

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Feature: Tracing lobsters from North Atlantic Ocean to Chinese dining table

February 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: Tracing lobsters from North Atlantic Ocean to Chinese dining table 

By Yan Zhonghua, Zeng Dejin, Cristoph De Caermichael

HALIFAX, Canada, Feb. 17 (PNA/Xinhua) — Canada's Atlantic lobster, a maritime delicacy, is gradually becoming a popular dish, despite the high prices, on the table of the Chinese people, especially during the country's most important holiday, the Lunar New Year which falls on this Feb. 19.

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Tencent, Alibaba mobile payment spat

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tencent, Alibaba mobile payment spat 

SHANGHAI, Feb. 6 — Chinese Internet giant Tencent this week cut links between its popular mobile app WeChat and Alibaba's payment service, Alipay, just as users are rushing to use the services in run-up to the Spring Festival, which this year falls on Feb. 19.

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Over 2-M poultry culled in Taiwan

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Over 2-M poultry culled in Taiwan 

TAIPEI, Feb. 3 — More than 2.14 million chicken, ducks and geese have been culled in Taiwan as one of the most severe avian flu outbreaks in a decade continues to cause huge losses, Taiwan's agriculture authority said on Monday.

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China to balance growth and structural reforms: Premier

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on China to balance growth and structural reforms: Premier 

BEIJING, Jan. 20 — Premier Li Keqiang said Monday that china would balance efforts to stabilize economic growth and boost structural reforms in 2015, as downward pressure on growth still remains.

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