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China Daily

Xi-Obama summit in US will help ‘reduce suspicion’

US President Barack Obama and then vice-president Xi Jinping in February 2012. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese state media on Wednesday welcomed news of the first summit between President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Barack Obama, saying the meeting will help “reduce suspicions” in the relationship.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

China launches Africa-edition newspaper

Photo: AFP

China launched on Friday an African edition of its China Daily newspaper, the latest media venture by Beijing on the continent.

“The relationship between China and the African continent is one of the most significant relationships in the world today,” publisher and editor-in-chief of the state-run paper Zhu Ling wrote in the inaugural copy.

14 Dec 2012 - 10:45pm

China Daily takes out ads in US newspapers to highlight Diaoyu claims

A double-page ad in the New York Times announces China's right to the Diaoyu Islands, which are also claimed by Japan. Photo: Reuters

The tussle between China and Japan over ownership of islands in the East China Sea has spilled over into American newspapers, with the China Daily taking out a double-page ad about the dispute for Friday editions.

30 Sep 2012 - 10:13am 1 comment

Events

Today: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'China's M&A market: Opportunities under the new M&A tax rules'.

Beijing: KC Standard Business Consulting, 48 Group Club and China Daily joint event: 'Global political risks to Chinese overseas investment'. King Talent Hotel.

15 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Lai See

daily danger

A former colleague of Lai See's was recently in Hong Kong to give some presentations on macroeconomic issues and policy reforms in China.

15 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Beijing daily plans English weekly

SCMP, April 7, 2001: One of China's most popular and cutting-edge newspapers is hoping to launch a weekly English-language edition.

'We want to publish a paper geared for the tens of thousands of foreigners living in Beijing, who want news that caters to their interests,' an official of the Beijing Youth Daily's general management office said.

15 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Mainland yards' orders dive

Mainland shipyards have been hit hard by the regional financial crisis, with overseas orders down sharply in the first half of the year, according to a China Daily report.

The country's largest builder, the China Ship Manufacturing Industrial Group, saw overseas orders fall 68 per cent compared with the same period last year, the newspaper said.

11 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Rules laid down for reformers

Mainland state industrial sector reforms must follow economic rules and try to avoid harming workers, the government ordered yesterday. A State Economic and Trade Commission circular said enterprises should not be forced to merge and small state firms must not order staff to buy shares, but holdings should not be concentrated in the hands of a few, China Daily reported.

19 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Newcomer arrives on newsstands

China's only national English language newspaper launched its Hong Kong edition yesterday after some hiccups.

Speaking at a reception to mark the official launch of China Daily's Hong Kong edition, editor-in-chief Liu Dizhong said the paper's production deadline was delayed yesterday morning.

7 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

New newspaper aims for objectivity - with one eye on Beijing

The Hong Kong edition of the China Daily will strive to be objective but will not advocate anything in conflict with Chinese policies, according to its editor-inchief.

Liu Dizhong made the comments as the English-language paper prepared to publish its first SAR edition today, at a cover price of $5.

6 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

New newspaper aims for objectivity - with one eye on Beijing

The Hong Kong edition of the China Daily will strive to be objective but will not advocate anything in conflict with Chinese policies, according to its editor-inchief.

Liu Dizhong made the comments as the English-language paper prepared to publish its first SAR edition today, at a cover price of $5.

6 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Pro-Beijing evening newspaper to close

Hong Kong's last evening newspaper, the Chinese-language New Evening Post, will close before the end of the month.

Management of the pro-Beijing paper would not confirm the date, but staff said they had been told they would be transferred to work for another China-backed paper.

24 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Beijing hooked on new labour rules

So the Chinese government is calling for a clampdown on foreigners taking low-paid jobs and putting locals out of work. New regulations on employing foreigners issued by China imply hordes of gweilos were to be found cleaning toilets for well-off Shanghai families or lugging bricks around building sites.

12 May 1996 - 12:00am

China rents a deterrent

CHINA was clearly the ''flavour of the year'' in 1993.

In a single year, it contracted US$110 billion in foreign investment, which was equivalent to the total for the past decade.

The scramble to get a piece of the action in the world's biggest potential market is beginning to show in the cost of doing business in the country's major cities.

5 Apr 1994 - 12:00am