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A woman displays a Ctrip.com International Ltd. membership card in Shanghai, China.
Droves of Wealthy Chinese Adventurers Booked Antarctica Tour Packages for Spring Festival

A lot of wealthy Chinese adventurers scrambled to get to Antarctica during this Lunar New Year holiday season. Ctrip, the country's biggest online travel agency, reported that there was a sharp rise in Antarctica bookings, which can cost more than 200,000 each.

A laptop computer displays Wikipedia's front page showing a darkened logo on January 18, 2012 in London, England.
Daily Mail unreliable source says Wikipedia, Still site linking may continue

Daily Mail has been considered by as unreliable source by Wikipedia. Thus, leading to the changing of existing citations to the Daily Mail to a more reliable source as deemed by the English Wikipedia.

Wealthy Chinese mainland households typically earn around 136,00 yuan ($19,800) annually, according to Gavekal Dragonomics.
US-Based E-Commerce Company Offers Mobile Messaging App for Chinese Women Seeking Top Fashion Brands

An e-commerce company based in the U.S. is looking to tap into young, fashionable and tech-savvy Chinese women by selling them top fashion brands through mobile messaging.

Earlier this year, EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom discussed EU's willingness to partner with China to fight protectionism.
China Backed by EU Trade Commissioner in Fight Against Protectionism

In the fight against protectionism worldwide, China has found a supporter: the European Union, according to a report by Reuters. There is one condition, however--China must show it can play fair on trade and investment.

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According to China Daily, funds continue to flow into Hainan Province’s real estate market.
Pleasant Climate Attracts Investors to Hainan Province

Hainan Province, China’s only tropical region, is expected to receive more real estate investors in the near future due to its favorable weather and natural beauty, according to an article by China Daily.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pose during a meeting at Saadabad Palace in Tehran, Iran, on Jan. 23, 2016.
China Hits US over Sanction List on Iran after Inclusion of Chinese Firms, Individuals

China has expressed disapproval on Monday, Feb. 6, over the United States’ new sanction list aimed at Iran after Chinese companies and individuals were included in the list, Reuters reported.

A man walks past the hotel where Chinese billionaire Xiao Jianhua was reportedly abducted by mainland security agents last month.
Missing Chinese Businessman Xiao Jianhua’s Company Shares, Ownership also a Mystery

While questions are still unanswered about the reported disappearance of Chinese businessman Xiao Jianhua from Hong Kong with alleged security representatives from the mainland, Xiao’s ownership of shares in a holding company also remains to be a mystery.

The People's Bank of China recently announced it is increasing its standing lending facility (SLF) short-term loan and reverse repurchase agreements (reverse repos) rates.
PBOC Hints Shift from 'Loosening Bias' to Neutral Monetary Policy

In an announcement made by the People's Bank of China, the standing lending facility (SLF) short-term loan and reverse repurchase agreements (reverse repos) rates will be increased to help control market liquidity. The move is seen by experts as signal of the country's shift to a more neutral monetary policy.

This photo taken on Oct. 21, 2016 shows the sculptures of the Terracotta Army at the Terracotta Warrior Museum in Xian in north China's Shaanxi Province.
China Plans to Invest £4 Trillion to Revive Silk Road, Other Forgotten Wonders

The Silk Road is a historically important international trade route between the Mediterranean and China. It is now included in the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Nepal Premier's special envoy Krishna Bahadur Mahara meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ahead of a meeting in Zhongnanhai Leadership Compound on Aug. 17, 2016 in Beijing.
China Major Contributor to Nepal's FDI with Two-Thirds of Total Investment Pledged in First Half of FY

China emerged as one of the top contributors to Nepal’s economy with more than two thirds of the total foreign direct investment (FDI) coming from the country, which Nepal received during the first half of the current fiscal year that started in mid-July, according to Nepal’s Department of Industries (DoI).

Airplane tickets and a Ctrip.com envelope on a table in Beijing, China.
UTour Gives Up Proposed Deal with Ctrip, Cites Prolonged Transaction, Policy Uncertainties

UTour Group Co Ltd., an outbound travel agency, has decided against acquiring a Ctrip subsidiary. It was discouraged by an overly prolonged transaction and the uncertainties regarding delisting policies.

Cadillac's long heritage and pedigree has made it popular among Chinese consumers.
Big in China: Why Cadillac Is a Hit Among Chinese Consumers

Cadillac is among the biggest names to come out of the U.S. automotive industry, but it doesn’t bode well to domestic clients. But thankfully, the brand, iconic for its tailfins and all-American brashness, has found a market where it can sell well--China.

Workers install a golden flower bed called
China Hosts Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation to Explore Economic Solutions

China aims to boost an open and inclusive economy by hosting a high-level forum on the Belt and Road Initiative. According to the country's top diplomat, this is amid rising protectionism and loud voices against globalization.

Aerial view of Silicon Valley at dusk.
Chinese Investments Rise in Silicon Valley Causes Drop in US Venture Capital Investments

According to CB Insights, a market intelligence company, 26 percent of startups in the U.S. valued at more than a billion dollars have an investor based in the Greater China Region. As Chinese investments rise, U.S. venture capital investments drop.

Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. office on Old Mahabalipuram Road.
Cognizant Expands Operations in Hong Kong to Provide High-Quality Financial Services, Technological Expertise

Cognizant, a leading global provider of information technology, announced its expansion of operations in Hong Kong with the opening of a new office.

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