Tag: yuan

China Air Transport Association: 737 MAX fiasco to cost Chinese airlines $579 million

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019 16:45

The China Air Transport Association (CATA) said it estimates losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft will reach around 4 billion yuan ($579.32 million) ... Read More

China announces Great Wall “emergency repair” over next 5 years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 01:35

China's government has formulated an emergency work plan to repair dilapidated sections of the Great Wall in the next five years, according to the municipal cultural heritage authorities. The work ... Read More

Airline suing passenger who threw “good luck” coins into plane’s engine

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 16:30

Chinese airline has filed a lawsuit against a passenger who threw coins into the engine of the airplane "for good luck". As the passenger admitted that he threw the coins ... Read More

Tourism Ministry: Foreign tourists spent $73.1 billion in China in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 00:30

Foreign visitors made 30.54 million trips to China in 2018, a 4.7 percent increase than that of 2017, according to China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Travelers stayed at least ... Read More

197 million visits: Winter tourism booming in China

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 17:15

A new report showed that about 197 million visits were made by Chinese travelers for winter activities in the 2017-2018 winter - a year-on-year increase of 16 percent. During the ... Read More

Asia thumps New York fashion

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 22, 2018 21:04

According to the Business of Fashion Report (McKinsey & Company 2017), “The West will no longer be the global stronghold for fashion sales.” Read More

Lotte Duty Free Guam Live Music Festival features world-class international lineup

editor editor- May 28, 2014 07:45

TUMON, Guam - Nine international music artists are slated to perform at the inaugural Lotte Duty Free Guam Live International Music Festival next month at Paseo Stadium in Hagåtña, Guam. Read More

China Eastern Airlines’ profit soars 79%

editor editor- August 30, 2010 02:28

China Eastern Airlines Corp., the nation’s second-largest carrier by passenger numbers, saw first- half profit increase 79 percent as Shanghai’s World Expo spurred travel and a stronger yuan cut t Read More

Tourists should take dollars to Olympics

editor editor- July 31, 2008 01:47

Tourists heading off to the Olympic Games in Beijing, China next week have been urged to take additional funds in US dollars. Read More

Yuan boosts airline

editor editor- April 23, 2008 03:50

As the mainland's export sector has been grappling with the yuan's appreciation, the currency's growing strength has helped China Southern Airlines, one of the largest passenger carriers, overcome rising jet ... Read More

Taiwan wants Chinese tourists, yuan convertibility: official

editor editor- April 16, 2008 04:37

TAIPEI — Taiwan's incoming Kuomintang government wants to attract more mainland tourists and make it easier to convert the Chinese yuan on the island by July, a senior party official ... Read More