18% more Chinese visit Holland in 2014, fastest growth

January 21, 2015 11:35 am· Comments Off on 18% more Chinese visit Holland in 2014, fastest growth 

THE HAGUE, Jan. 21 — The number of tourists from China to the Netherlands in 2014 grew by 18 percent over the previous year to a total of 250,000, the greatest percentage growth from all countries, NBTC Holland Marketing stated on Tuesday.

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Genetic changes in Ebola may impede potential treatments: study

January 21, 2015 11:35 am· Comments Off on Genetic changes in Ebola may impede potential treatments: study 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 — U.S. researchers studying the genetic makeup of Ebola currently circulating in West Africa said Tuesday they identified several mutations that could potentially interfere with the effectiveness of new drugs for the deadly virus.

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Portugal sees more deaths due to cold weather

January 21, 2015 11:35 am· Comments Off on Portugal sees more deaths due to cold weather 

LISBON, Jan. 21 — portugal has seen 1,000 more deaths than expected by the General Directorate of Health this time of the year due to cold weather, local media reported on Tuesday.

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China releases healthy employment figures for 2014

January 21, 2015 11:35 am· Comments Off on China releases healthy employment figures for 2014 

BEIJING, Jan. 21 — china created more jobs in 2014, with the number of employed in urban areas increasing by 13.22 million, a Chinese official said on Tuesday.

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Envoy says China to continue aid to Africa in fighting Ebola

January 21, 2015 11:35 am· Comments Off on Envoy says China to continue aid to Africa in fighting Ebola 

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 21 — A Chinese envoy to the United Nations Tuesday said that china will continue its assistance to affected African countries in their fight against the Ebola epidemic.

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China stocks open higher Wednesday

January 21, 2015 11:33 am· Comments Off on China stocks open higher Wednesday 

BEIJING, Jan. 21 — Chinese stocks opened higher on Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.51 percent to open at 3,189.09.

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China treasury bond futures open higher Wednesday

January 21, 2015 11:33 am· Comments Off on China treasury bond futures open higher Wednesday 

BEIJING, Jan. 21 — China's treasury bond futures opened higher on Wednesday, with contract for settlement in March 2015 opening 0.02 percent higher at 97.498 yuan (USD15.9).

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China stock index futures open higher Wednesday

January 21, 2015 11:33 am· Comments Off on China stock index futures open higher Wednesday 

BEIJING, Jan. 21 — China's stock index futures opened higher on Wednesday, with the contract for settlement in February, the most actively traded, up 0.02 percent at 3,405 points.

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ChiNext Index opens higher Wednesday

January 21, 2015 11:33 am· Comments Off on ChiNext Index opens higher Wednesday 

BEIJING, Jan. 21 — The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, opened 0.19 percent higher at 1,704.1 points on Wednesday.

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Gold price opens higher in Hong Kong

January 21, 2015 11:33 am· Comments Off on Gold price opens higher in Hong Kong 

HONG KONG, Jan. 21 — The gold price in Hong Kong went up 100 HK dollars to open at 11,960 HK dollars per tael on Wednesday, according to the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society.

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