Quarter of Chinese preschoolers spend more than half hour online each day

More than 23% of Chinese children from 3 to 6 years old spend more than half an hour on the Internet every day, according to a report issued at a forum on children’s cyber security. The report said that these preschoolers are similar to adults in terms of their online habits, enjoying online entertainment, shopping, … Continue reading Quarter of Chinese preschoolers spend more than half hour online each day

IMF raises forecast for China’s economic growth to 6.6%

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its forecast for China’s economic growth in 2018 to 6.6% from 6.5%, according to the latest World Economic Outlook issued by the organization on Jan. 22. It was the fifth time the IMF has raised its GDP expectations for China. Prospects for the global economy are looking brighter, particularly … Continue reading IMF raises forecast for China’s economic growth to 6.6%

China’s 2018 economic growth predicted at 6.8 percent: major state-owned banks

China’s GDP growth for 2018 is forecasted at around 6.8 percent, according to a report from the Institute of International Finance of Bank of China (BOC) on March 28, China News Agency reported. The growth was predicted at 6.7 percent by BOC at the end of 2017. Forecasts for the country’s GDP growth in the … Continue reading China’s 2018 economic growth predicted at 6.8 percent: major state-owned banks

POLICE ADVISE PROHIBITION OF ONLINE PRO-SUICIDE GROUPS

The recent tragic suicide of two university students in Anhui province has triggered increased concern over the mental health of young people. A police investigation showed that the two young victims made a suicide pact via QQ, a popular instant messaging platform. At the same time, a recent survey revealed that there are many such … Continue reading POLICE ADVISE PROHIBITION OF ONLINE PRO-SUICIDE GROUPS

Chinese brands rank in 2019 Brand Finance Global 500 report

(Photo/huanqiu.com) Many Chinese brands ranked among the world’s 500 most valuable, according to the Brand Finance Global 500 report released on Jan. 22 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Huanqiu.com reported on Jan. 30. The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ranked as the world’s 8th most valuable brand, while Huawei, China’s leading … Continue reading Chinese brands rank in 2019 Brand Finance Global 500 report

Bitcoin rise prompts mining boom

A view of Huaqiangbei in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong Province Photo: VCG Merchants at Huaqiangbei sell Bitcoin mining machines. Photo: Courtesy of a local merchant Huaqiangbei used to be a struggling electronics marketplace in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong Province, but it has recently bounced back thanks to the Bitcoin mining business. “The mining machine business … Continue reading Bitcoin rise prompts mining boom

Wild birds overwinter in Qinghai

Tens of thousands of wild birds overwinter in Dulan Lake National Wetland Park, Chaidamu Basin, northwest China’s Qinghai Province. (Chinanews.com/Guo Qutai) Tens of thousands of wild birds, such as big swans, Eurasian coots, and brown-headed gulls, overwinter in Dulan Lake National Wetland Park, Chaidamu Basin, northwest China’s Qinghai Province, showing all the vitality during the … Continue reading Wild birds overwinter in Qinghai