Like it or not, the global language for business is English. Although this could change in the near future, and there are those who say that Mandarin may soon overtake English as the global business language due to China's growing economic pull, right now global business is still speaking English.
Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) just added itself to a growing list of Chinese automakers with plans to sell cars in the U.S.
Premier Li Keqiang's "Internet Plus" plan is not as positively received or as foolproof as he hoped for. Unveiled on March 5 in his Government Work Report, critics claimed that his solution for helping China's startup businesses thrive in their respective industries is misguided.
Commemoration of wars is not only a part of history. It is also a time to look back on the lessons of the past, on the events and the people that helped shape the future.
Violence against children takes place around the world, China not excluded. To combat such gruesome cases, attitudes toward disciplining of children should be changed.
"Toilet revolution for tourism evolution," screams the fresh slogan coming from Li Jinzao, director of China's National Tourism Administration. Li also pointed out in a statement released earlier today that the one thing that China's tourists complain about is the lack of clean toilets in tourist destinations.
Chinese laborers are calling for a four-day workweek to stave off work stress. Many believe that life should not be all about work and that leisure, more than ever, is necessary to live the happy life.
Harvard professor Joseph Nye's book entitled "Is the American Century Over" caught the attention of international strategy scholars as he indicates that the U.S. economy will be surpassed by China's.
Manufacturing still remains as China's leading industry as the country's manufacturers continue to respond to international market using the simple principle that "we produce whatever sells well."
The European Union's list of unsafe non-food products had the percentage of Chinese-manufactured goods far exceeding those from other nations. Based on figures by Rapid Alert System, published annually by the European Commission, out of 2,435 dangerous products identified in 2014, 64 percent were manufactured in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong.
Rural schoolchildren should not only be relying on the help of golden-hearted teachers and agencies to achieve their dreams of being educated. Even though these are heroes that need to be lauded, the government still has to step up its efforts in paying attention to the educational needs of these rural students.
Drastic measures will be implemented to sanitize China's public toilets, according to Li Jinzao, head of the National Tourism Administration. Li aknowledged that dirty toilets have been holding back China's reputation as a well-regarded tourist destination.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is set to boost China's openness to the rest of the world. Ever since it was established, the China-led financial institution has gained widespread acceptance from other countries.
China believes that it could achieve an innovation-driven development though knowledge spillover. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang claimed that the goal of the country is to innovate, in all facets.
The average Chinese person would prefer his country winning a World Cup than 100 Olympic gold medals, according to an expert in Chinese football. "People would go crazy," said Cameron Wilson, the founding editor of Wild East Football, a website about Chinese soccer.
In Hangzhou, East China, a bookshop named Zhongshuge is attracting attention by incorporating the idea of an amusement park. Books are held by shelves designed as roller coasters, hot air balloons and a merry-go-round, among others. It's an instant hit among children and their parents.