Global gourmet festival to boost catering consumption after the coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak levied a heavy toll on catering businesses around the world. Now, as the situation improves in China, the city of Shanghai is leading its recovery of the industry, with a global gourmet festival. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google … Read more Global gourmet festival to boost catering consumption after the coronavirus outbreak

Live: Shanghai’s global gourmet festival boosts catering consumption

As part of months-long shopping festival designed to encourage consumer spending which has slowed due to the coronavirus outbreak, the city of Shanghai has announced an exciting event for food lovers: more than 2,000 restaurants and 300 catering brands from 42 countries are participating in a global gourmet festival, which kicks off today with a … Read more Live: Shanghai’s global gourmet festival boosts catering consumption

Live: Prof. Zheng Yongnian shares his insights on China’s foreign policies

China will fully implement measures to provide relief for businesses, spur consumption and vitalize the market to counteract the impact of COVID-19 and remains a huge market for global investors. Click the link to hear Prof. Zheng Yongnian, a research professor at the East Asian Institute of the National University of Singapore, who shares his … Read more Live: Prof. Zheng Yongnian shares his insights on China’s foreign policies

Ask China: How does China protect wild animals?

What are the current laws and regulations regarding wild animals in China? How much do you know about the country’s “strictest” law on wildlife protection ever? Why did the local government set out a scheme to compensate wildlife breeders following China’s ban on the consumption and trade of wild animals? Watch this new episode of … Read more Ask China: How does China protect wild animals?

Revising China’s Wildlife Protection Law: Changes to look forward to

There’s a lot of misunderstanding globally around the consumption of wildlife in China. Wildlife consumption happens in every country in the world. It’s far from being just a China problem. Human beings really need a global movement to reevaluate their relationship with wildlife consumption and need to see live sales close down across the world. … Read more Revising China’s Wildlife Protection Law: Changes to look forward to

Giant Panda National Park 1: A dialogue across time and space

On February 24, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) issued the strictest ban so far on wildlife consumption, putting the revised Wild Animal Conservation Law on the agenda at this year’s annual legislative session. From forest rangers in the nature reserve to experts and NPC deputies, each person has a unique viewpoint … Read more Giant Panda National Park 1: A dialogue across time and space

Chinese authorities to accelerate building of 5G network, internet of things

China’s top political planners explained the country’s economic policies for the rest of the year. Officials said the first four months of 2020 witnessed an increase in online retail sales volume by 8.6 percent year on year, which accounted for over 24 percent of the overall consumer goods consumption. Deputy Director of the National Development … Read more Chinese authorities to accelerate building of 5G network, internet of things

The power of artificial sun: Fusion

Scientific and technological breakthroughs shape our imagination of the future. But it is up to humans to harness the power of next-generation technology to create a better future. During the Two Sessions in 2020, CGTN’s “Decoding the Future” series looks at China’s role in accelerating global scientific progress through the eyes of CGTN anchor Zou … Read more The power of artificial sun: Fusion

E-commerce platform expects China’s market to make fast recovery from COVID-19

China’s Foreign Investment Law went into effect earlier this year. How has it benefited foreign enterprises, especially smaller-scale ones? Aaron Zhang, co-founder of Avenue51, which is a global e-commerce platform, told CGTN that the new Foreign Investment Law is making the company’s investment more secure and expects it will boost his company’s endeavors in China. … Read more E-commerce platform expects China’s market to make fast recovery from COVID-19

Why are some OPEC nations struggling to make any money right now? | Counting the Cost

Not all OPEC nations are rich and can weather a storm like the coronavirus pandemic with oil prices also sliding into negative territory, however briefly. OPEC cartel leader Saudi Arabia is cutting subsidies and raising taxes but it also has massive foreign currency reserves that can see it through the crisis. But that is not … Read more Why are some OPEC nations struggling to make any money right now? | Counting the Cost

The Virus Pandemic Is Disrupting the Illegal Drug Trade

The novel-coronavirus pandemic is disrupting the illicit drug trade through increased border controls, reduced air traffic and supply shortages, though the outbreak’s economic fallout may lead to more people getting involved in the business, a United Nations-sponsored report warned. The upcoming opium harvest in Afghanistan may be hurt by virus-related labor shortages, and cocaine output … Read more The Virus Pandemic Is Disrupting the Illegal Drug Trade

Covid-19: China imposes restrictions on wildlife markets

The petri dish for the coronavirus outbreak is thought to be a wildlife market in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Experts are confident that human consumption of the livestock on sale was the cause of the pandemic. The Beijing government has now imposed restrictions, leaving many wildlife sellers and breeders out of pocket. Our correspondent Charles … Read more Covid-19: China imposes restrictions on wildlife markets

Face masks and gloves mark plastic comeback amid Covid-19, raising fears of pollution

As the use of masks and gloves sky-rocketed to protect the humanity from the coronavirus pandemic, their impact on environment also rose, with the worrying consumption of plastic and its disposal. Many fear the progress of eliminating single-use plastic is now being undone, as these protection tools are already being seen polluting the environment. Subscribe … Read more Face masks and gloves mark plastic comeback amid Covid-19, raising fears of pollution

India’s PM Pledges $265 Billion Package To Revive Damaged Economy

India will provide collateral-free loans worth $40 billion to boost liquidity for small businesses and help the economy tide over the coronavirus outbreak. The loans will benefit up to 4.5 million small businesses, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in New Delhi on Wednesday. The program will be open until Oct. 31. “Essentially this is to … Read more India’s PM Pledges $265 Billion Package To Revive Damaged Economy