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Jane Sun, currently CEO of China’s largest online travel services company Ctrip, has embarked on a fulfilling journey to the top of the Chinese travel boom.
Ctrip CEO Jane Sun’s Journey on Boosting China’s Travel Industry, Fighting Aging Problem

Jane Sun, currently CEO of China’s largest online travel services company Ctrip, has embarked on a fulfilling journey to the top of the Chinese travel boom, alongside her views on aging--the country’s single-largest economic threat undermining its vast potential for growth.

A China Express Airline Bombardier CRJ900 plane
China Express Airlines to Launch IPO

China Express Airlines plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO) by issuing up to 40.5 million shares on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange later this year.

An aerial view of the Shanghai Disney Resort.
Walt Disney Has High Hopes for Chinese Theme Park

Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger credited the Parks and Resorts segment's promising sales to the opening of the Shanghai Disney Resort.

Digital Payment through Paytm
Alibaba’s $200 Million New Funding to Boost Paytm’s E-commerce Business

China’s Internet giant Alibaba is set to inject $200 million into Paytm, which will give India’s mobile wallet service provider a valuation of about $1 billion and boost its e-commerce business, indiaretailing.com said in an article.

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Employees assemble photovoltaic panels at Suntech Power Holdings Co.'s factory in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province.
EU Plans to Extend Import Duties on Chinese Solar Panels

A plan to extend the import duties on Chinese solar panels to 18 months has been proposed by the European Commission, a period that was shorter than earlier planned, and which also includes a gradual phase-out, Reuters reported.

People line up at a currency changer in Hong Kong.
China’s Forex Reserves Drop Below $3 Trillion Mark But Still World’s Highest, SAFE Says

China’s foreign exchange reserves are “still the highest in the world, although slightly below the scale of three trillion U.S. dollars,” the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) said on its website.

A flight attendant walks through a CRJ900 regional passenger plane.
China Express Air May Become First Listed Chinese Regional Airline

China Express Air, an airline based in Chongqing, is on track to become the first listed Chinese regional airline, as it has a proposed initial public offering on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange later this year.

 Dong Mingzhu (R), Chairman of the Board of Gree Electric Appliances Inc. of Zhuhai, and Yuan Baocheng, the former mayor of Dongguan city and newly appointed vice governor of Guangdong Province.
Meet the Most Powerful Businesswomen in China This Year

Gree Electric president Dong Mingzhu has proven once again that she is indeed one of the "toughest" entrepreneurs in the country as she headlines Forbes China's Top 100 Businesswomen ranking this year.

An investor watches the electronic board at a stock exchange hall on Feb. 3, 2017 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province.
PBOC Refrains from Adding Cash by Suspending Open-Market Operations, Insists Liquidity Stable

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has decided not to offer open-market operation, through reverse-repurchase (reverse repo) agreements, for three consecutive days, adding that the market is already stable and current liquidity levels are high, according to the central bank statement posted on its website said.

A container ship from China Shipping Line is loaded at the main container port on Aug. 13, 2007, in Hamburg, Germany.
China Calls for Companies to Join OBOR Initiative

China’s Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday that Chinese investment in countries and regions along the Belt and Road Initiative will pay off in the long term and called for companies to join in on the campaign.

A consumer buys food at a Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet in Beijing, China.
Yum China Surpasses Profit Estimates with Promising KFC Sales

Yum China Holdings Inc. posted a profit of 17 cents a share with the help of its growing KFC chain.

A Note 7 is held by hand to show the aftermath of the smartphone explosion.
Galaxy Note 7 battery supplier caught fire

The factory of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery supplier burst into flames. Despite the incident dispatching numerous firefighters and trucks from the local fire station, Samsung SDI still claimed that the incident was a minor fire.

Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma.
Alibaba Targets Australian Imports for Chinese Markets

Alibaba opened its first office in Melbourne as it firmly eyes Australian and New Zealand as a source of high-quality products and services .

Curbing outflows stands as a practical move to keep the yuan stable, what with the crash threatened by the Aug. 2015 conundrum.
Investing in China: Capital Outflow Restrictions a Bane to Foreign Investment?

China remains bent on controlling capital outflows over fears that the yuan might lose further grip on stability since its sudden devaluation in Aug. 2015--a factor that runs at odds with the country’s current effort to open the economy to further inbound foreign investment.

Hershey Co. is one of the most popular snack brands in the world.
Hershey's Overall Sales Increase, Despite Plunge in China

Hershey Co.'s sales performance in China plunged 11 percent. Nonetheless, its overall sales in the fourth quarter of 2016 rose by 3.2 percent.

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