Going down the silk road
With a gross exhibiting area of over 20,000 sq m, CXSRITE is expecting to welcome some 500 international and Chinese exhibitors from 30 countries.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
News Analysis: Home purchase limits lose favor in China
This week has seen more Chinese local governments lift home purchase limits in a bid to boost the sluggish property market.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Chinese Man Gets 3D-Printed Titanium Mesh Skull Implant After Tragic Fall Leaves Him With Half Skull
Hu, Chinese man with half a skull, receives 3D-printed titanium mesh implant to learn how to speak and write again after tragic fall 10 months ago.
The Straits Times
Chinese man to have skull rebuilt with help of 3D printer
A patient surnamed Hu goes through a medical check before surgery at a hospital in Xi'an, Shaanxi province on Aug 27, 2014.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
China's toilet paper makers flush with cash
I have been a contributing writer of Forbes Asia magazine since March 2009. Previously, I was a staff writer with Forbes, producing stories for its global website and magazines that covered a wide spectrum of regional topics, including macroeconomic, corporate, and political issues.
Assessing how AirAsia X is trying to capitalize on opportunities in China
If any outbound tourism source market can elicit an expenditure of $100 billion from approximately 100 million travellers in a year, then the lure of capitalizing on such opportunity is quite appealing; So it doesn't come as a surprise when airlines are constantly evaluating the destination preferences of Chinese travellers.
The Straits Times
The man behind the company that bought Singapore Flyer for $140m
After a year in limbo, mainboard-listed tourism company Straco Corporation has agreed to buy the troubled Singapore Flyer for $140 million in the hopes of reviving it.
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The First and the Largest Wyndham Grand in China Opens in Xi'an
The hotel is owned by HAOXIANGLAI Investment Holdings Co., Ltd. and under the direct management of Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest* hotel company.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Unique admission letters reflect schools' character
Wang Yiwa was thrilled to receive her college admission letter from Nankai University in July.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
1,200-year-old tomb discovered in NW China
Archeologists said Saturday they have discovered a tomb with well preserved wall paintings, dating back more than 1,200 years, in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Uzbekistan, China discuss cooperation in different areas
The comprehensive development and strengthening of cooperation in trade-economic, investment, cultural-humanitarian spheres were discussed during the meeting between Uzbek President Islam Karimov and Premier of the Chinese State Council Li Keqiang as part of the Uzbek president's state visit to Beijing, the Uzbek National News Agency said Aug. 21.
Montgomery adopts a third Sister City
Xi'an, a city in Northwestern China, and the county have formally committed to a relationship of cultural, educational and scientific exchange to foster people-to-people understanding and develop ongoing economic ties.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Five killed as Shaanxi building collapses
Five people were killed and two others injured after a building which was under construction suddenly collapsed Tuesday morning in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
People's Daily Online
launches int'l media coverage of the 'New Silk Road'
The opening ceremony of international media coverage of the "New Silk Road" by People's Daily Online was held in Beijing, Xi'an, and Quanzhou at the same time today.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Straits Times
Rapid expansion of higher education sees China's graduates face a tough job market with low pay
Chinese graduate Wang Xiaoqing, 23, earns barely 2,000 yuan a month at an environmental services firm and has no savings to speak of.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Bangor Daily News
UMaine Presque Isle, Chinese university establish transitional college in China
Yanbo Zhou, chairman of the Siyuan University board, and University of Maine at Presque Isle president Linda Schott shake hands after signing an agreement on Wednesday, Aug. 13, to establish a transnational college in China.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Who stopped China Catholics going to South Korea?
Days after Chinese officials blocked Catholics from seeing the pope in South Korea, it's still unclear who was behind the action or why it was taken.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Medical News Today
Asiaticoside shown to have neuroprotective effects
In the central nervous system, Asiaticoside has been shown to attenuate in vitro neuronal damage caused by exposure to -amyloid.