“Double 11” shows China’s consumption, retail, and technological upgrades

China’s e-commerce created another business miracle during the just-ended annual online shopping festival, known as “Double 11,” which takes place every November 11. This year’s shopping craze showed the country’s consumption, retail, and technology upgrades. Tmall, the e-commerce platform under Alibaba, generated 168.2 billion RMB ($25.3 billion) in sales in a single day alone, and … Continue reading “Double 11” shows China’s consumption, retail, and technological upgrades

Foreigners working in China: The prosperous country offering us unlimited opportunities

Berenice Zandonai in the Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayan Pagoda), an ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists in Xi’an. (Photo/Xinhua) The extensive and profound Chinese culture, continuously optimized investment environment, ever-growing job opportunities; China has become increasingly attractive to foreigners with a Chinese dream, Xinhuanet.com reported on Nov. 20. With the country’s continuous … Continue reading Foreigners working in China: The prosperous country offering us unlimited opportunities

PEOPLE’S DAILY SLAMS LIVE-STREAMING PERFORMERS FOR VULGAR CONTENT AND FAKE CHARIT

In a Nov. 7 editorial, People’s Daily slammed several live-streaming performers who put on shows of fake charity in their online broadcasts. The editorial called for stricter censorship in the industry. Recently, several live-streaming hosts broadcast fake charity campaigns in poverty-stricken areas of China. In one of the broadcasts, a host distributed cash to villagers … Continue reading PEOPLE’S DAILY SLAMS LIVE-STREAMING PERFORMERS FOR VULGAR CONTENT AND FAKE CHARIT

China’s development relies on reform and opening-up: MOC

China relies on reform and opening up to achieve economic development, said Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOC), responding to the US rhetoric that China’s development is attributed to investment from the US. The US remarks ignore facts about China-US economic and trade cooperation and mislead the public, MOC spokesperson Gao Feng said at a regular … Continue reading China’s development relies on reform and opening-up: MOC

Chinese government goes to great lengths to help Muslims go on the hajj

On Saturday, more than 300 Muslims boarded a chartered plane at Beijing Capital International Airport bound for Saudi Arabia, kicking off their once-in-a-lifetime, month-long hajj. They are the last batch of Chinese pilgrims heading to Islamic holy cities this year for the annual celebrations which occur during the 12th Islamic month. This year, more than … Continue reading Chinese government goes to great lengths to help Muslims go on the hajj

‘Pay to play with the panda’ policies draw criticism from animal lovers

It is said that one of the most peaceful places on China’s social media is the comment section below any post featuring pandas, where everyone sighs a collective “aww” regardless of age, birthplace or political views. To cater to people’s enthusiasm, at certain breeding facilities around the country, visitors lucky enough to obtain ultra-exclusive tickets … Continue reading ‘Pay to play with the panda’ policies draw criticism from animal lovers