Monthly Archives: January 2016

Hollywood’s year ends in a whimper

The latest installment of “Star Wars” opens in China this month, and the U.S. movie industry was looking for the film to give it a big box-office revenue boost in the world’s second-largest movie market after a 2015 that could be the worst year in box office receipts for Hollywood since 2008.

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Web firms’ deals show a thirst for sports brands

Chinese Internet companies have signed two major deals with world-famous sporting brands, the latest in a growing trend of Chinese investment in overseas sports markets.

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As restructuring continues, figures herald bleak trade year

China’s foreign trade ran into difficulties last year, with imports and exports both falling compared with the previous year.

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Goodbye, Mr Habitual, hello Mr Metrosexual

In a hair salon in Yintai Center in the Guomao district of Beijing, a staff member with a pencil-thin moustache patiently waits for customers. Late in the afternoon and the early evening they will start filing in and you can be reasonably sure most will be businessmen who work nearby, but certain that all will be men.

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News digest

China is to invest about 77 billion yuan ($11.7 billion) this year on the construction of civil aviation infrastructure, especially airports, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

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Predictions for 2016 through 10 questions

China Daily invited researchers and experts to share their thoughts on 10 major issues that are expected to have an impact this year.

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