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China big pig farms tie up with small ones in $7 billion plan to boost hog output

China's large pig farms are lining up with small, family-based farms in a state-initiated investment of nearly 50 billion yuan (5.50 billion pounds) to boost hog productions hit hard by a deadly swine disease, the agriculture ministry said.

Factbox: Tsinghua-backed 500.com identified by media as involved in Japan casino bribery case

China's 500.com Ltd , an online gambling firm, was identified by media as the company accused by Tokyo prosecutors of bribing Japanese lawmakers in the hope of building a casino in Japan.

China sails carrier group through Taiwan Strait as election nears

福利网站China has sailed its new aircraft carrier into the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan's defence ministry said on Thursday, as a presidential election campaigning was in full swing on the island amid heighten tension with Beijing.

Oil hits highest since September on trade hopes, OPEC cuts

Oil rose further above $67 a barrel to its highest in over three months on Thursday, buoyed by a report showing lower U.S. crude inventories, by hopes of an end to the China-U.S. trade dispute and OPEC-led efforts to constrain supply.

China, Russia, Iran to hold joint naval drills starting Friday

China, Iran and Russia will hold joint naval drills starting on Friday in the Indian Ocean and Sea of Oman, China's defence ministry said on Thursday,amid heightened tension in the region between Iran and the United States.

Economic slowdown will not change China environment policies - ministry

福利网站China will maintain its environmental protection goals and will not ease off on trying to achieve them even as the economy slows, an environment ministry official said on Thursday.

Emerging market stocks were laggards in the past decade

Despite a strong start to this decade in 2010, emerging market stocks underperformed developed market peers and were weighed down by events such as the Chinese market sell-off, debt crises in Turkey and Argentina and the Sino-U.S. trade war.

Yen sags as prospects for U.S.-China trade deal looking good

福利网站The dollar edged up slightly against the yen while risk-sensitive currencies held firm on Thursday, buoyed by optimism of easing trade tensions between the United States and China and signs of recovering global growth.

Trump says he and Xi will sign China trade deal

福利网站U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he and Chinese President Xi Jinping will have a signing ceremony to sign the first phase of the U.S.-China trade deal agreed to this month.

China clamps down on risks in rental housing market

福利网站China will curb financial risks in the rental housing market by tightening lending to rental housing companies and capping the ratio of their rental income from loans taken by tenants at 30%, the housing ministry said on Wednesday.

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