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.
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 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, 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.
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.
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.
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.