Thursday, 23rd, 2017 | 6:28AM Updated

Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) shakes hands with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the G20 Summit on September 4, 2016 in Hangzhou, China.
Canada Trade Minister to China: 'We’re Open to Trade'

While the new U.S. President has put Canada in quite a difficult position, Canada’s International Trade Minister says that “sitting down with China is the right thing to do” as it seeks to open its borders to more trade. If successful, enhanced economic relations will be an unprecedented move in China-Canada relations.

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With Trump’s Inauguration, China Wary of Change in US-China Relations

There’s a new U.S. President in town, and China is hoping that it would still be “business as usual” under the Trump administration. At this point, no one is sure how President Trump would be dealing with the very delicate relations between the two countries.

Woman holds job fliers and wipes away tears as she becomes emotional after getting laid off from her current job.
Ways to bounce back after being laid off

Laying off is one of a company's quickest ways to cut down costs when business begins to go south, but of course, companies still try to exhaust other cost-cutting methods before they even resort to cut workers. However, if this happens in a business and you happen to be one of the unfortunate ones in the list, it will definitely be a surprising and painful moment. It is never easy to accept that you just lost your job unless you are working in a seasonal industry where layoffs occur regularly.

An employee counts 100 yuan banknotes at the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul.
China Keeps Yuan Afloat by Selling $194 Billion US Treasury Bonds for Six Straight Months

China has kept the yuan from further decline and prevented capital outflows by selling U.S. government bonds at a record pace for six months.

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Workers work in a new housing project on the outskirts of Shanghai in 2010.
China’s GDP: 6.7% Growth in Fourth Quarter Gives China's Economy Steady Push, Momentum in 2017

China’s economy received the needed thrust to head into a challenging year, as it reported a steady 6.7 percent GDP growth in the fourth quarter last year.

Customers shop at a Walmart store in Skokie, Illinois.
Millions of Americans Working in Retail Stores Threatened by Amazon Expansion

Millions of people working in U.S. retail stores are at risk of losing their jobs if Amazon continues with its plan to expand to other sectors, according to an article by

A magnified image of a ballpoint pen.
China Takes Pride in Newly Assembled Ballpoint Pen

It's a common knowledge that China makes every single thing in this world but to our surprise, it's a fact that China does not have the advanced machines to make such high-quality ballpoint pens.

A Huawei logo is shown on a screen during a keynote address by CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group Richard Yu at CES 2017.
Price Hikes for Chinese Smartphones

As the smartphone market becomes more competitive, local brands are increasing their retail prices. The increase in prices is mainly due to the rising cost of components and the pressure of increasing profits.

Anheuser-Busch InBev products are offered for sale on Sept. 15, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
Budweiser Releases Heartwarming Ad for Chinese New Year

“Who’s had your back this past year?” The world-renowned beer brand has just released an ad in the country just in time for the Chinese New Year, one that celebrates the people behind our victories.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the CIA headquarters on Jan. 21, 2017 in Langley, Virginia .
China's Property Mogul Takes Swipe at US President Trump in Video

A Chinese real estate mogul has taken a swipe at the newly sworn-in U.S. President Donald Trump in a nine-minute year-end video for the company, Forbes reported.

Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group, faulted the United States for its $14.2 trillion expenditures on war over the last 30 years than on its own people.
Louis Vuitton, Samsung, Swarovski Join Alibaba in Fight Against Fakes

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba wants everyone to know that it is serious in its fight against fake goods, this time by partnering with 20 brands through an alliance that aims to oppose counterfeits using big data.

Alibaba's Jack Ma at the World Economic Forum in Davos
Alibaba's Jack Ma ‘Real-talks’ US: Do Not Blame China for Economic Woes; Blame Your Investment Strategy

Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma candidly gave his view of the U.S. during an interview with CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

A woman handpaints jars of rice wine in a rice wine factory in Shaoxing.
What's the Fastest Growing Alcoholic Drink in China? ‘Liquid Cake,’ Not Imported Wine

Yellow rice wine, also known as ‘liquid cake’, is now gaining popularity as the fastest growing alcoholic drink in China, posting nearly 8 percent sales volume last year, according to brokerage firm China International Capital Corp. (CICC).

Alibaba's Jack Ma speaks before U.S. small businesses.
Technology Can ‘Empower’ Small Businesses: Alibaba’s Jack Ma

Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma expressed his desire to help small businesses using technology, during a recent interview on CNBC’s “Halftime Report” on Wednesday, Jan. 18.

Jia Yueting, chief executive officer of LeEco Global Group, poses for a picture at the company's headquarters in San Jose, California.
LeEco Scores $2.2 Billion Fresh Funds from Property Giant Sunac

Still reeling from last year's financial setbacks, China's tech giant LeEco has secured fresh funds amounting to 15.04 billion yuan ($2.2 billion) from real estate developer Sunac China Holdings, Reuters reported.

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