China's rare earth industry has to produce more high-end products by further reducing the number of producers in the next five years, according to the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20) for the industry released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Tuesday.
Electronic payments, including mobile payments, have been growing rapidly in China since 2013, according to the People's Bank of China, the central bank.
China's economic growth held steady in the latest quarter, shored up by a bank lending boom and consumer spending that helped make up for weaker trade.
A Chinese securities regulator has tightened regulation of illegal market activity by limiting each investor to a maximum of three stock accounts in the A-share market.
Huawei Technologies Co Ltd announced it has already shipped 100 million smartphones this year, two months ahead of last year's schedule, as the Shenzhen-based firm benefits from robust growth in Europe and rising sales of high-end smartphones.
In an effort to boost market share, Turkish Airlines is building its transfer business, in which passengers from China can change planes in Istanbul, said a company executive.
Emma Deng did something unusual on her recent Beijing-Shanghai five-hour high-speed train ride. Instead of snacking on a bowl of instant noodles, as was her wont, the frequent traveler unpacked lunch and beverages brought from KFC and Starbucks outlets at the Beijing South Railway Station.
Instant noodles, hitherto China's favorite fast food, may be under attack from alternative snacks, but Chinese outbound travelers remain loyal to them.
The life insurance industry in China is facing the critical challenge of a complicated interest rate environment, industry experts warn.
Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd is set to launch a drone that could enable users to share live streaming video directly through WeChat, its instant messaging app, as it enters the burgeoning consumer drone market.