Chinese tourists head to Africa to escape heat wave
With a video of an African man saying the temperature in China was too high and that he wanted to go back to his hometown to "bishu" (means run away from heat wave) going viral, the topic of "go to Africa to bishu" is buzzing.
Machinery makers riding B&R to big growth
Chinese machinery manufacturers' revenue is expected to grow 8 percent to 26.51 trillion yuan ($3.94 trillion) this year on the back of the Belt and Road, or B&R, Initiative, potentially reversing two years of export slowdown, industry officials said on Tuesday.
China data to trigger a raise in the copper price
Strong economic data and increased demand are driving up copper prices in China after they slumped by nearly 10 percent earlier this year.
China continues to see slowdown in luxury goods spending: Report
Sales of major luxury goods companies on the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong fell by 2.4 per cent year on year in the 2015 financial year, a report showed.
Industry bodies to set new standards
Industry, business and professional associations in China will soon formulate and adopt standards for their respective sectors, which is an organizational innovation, industry insiders said.
Kung fu market's future in the balance
After a recent online video of an MMA, or mixed martial arts, fighter taking down a tai chi master within 13 seconds went viral, netizens engaged in a fierce discussion on whether tai chi could be effective in combat at all and if it would survive more popular modern martial art forms such as kung fu.