Global Business

SXSW: China looks for a new voice on the international stage
March 15, 2019

SXSW: China looks for a new voice on the international stage

SXSW is showcasing more than a dozen Chinese artists this year- a record number. The U.S. is an eye opener for Chinese artists, and Western music companies are also looking closely at China’s marketplace, with industry revenues forecast to top one billion dollars by 2020.

Startups find beauty in Indonesia's halal economy
March 7, 2019

Startups find beauty in Indonesia’s halal economy

Jakarta is expected to see a $1.6 billion boost from the Halal economy. That’s after a new labeling law goes into effect for Indonesia later this year. That’s also why some cosmetic companies are looking forward to a beautiful bottom line.

March 6, 2019

Huawei CFO due back in court May 8

During Wednesday’s brief, 20-minute court hearing, defense attorneys called this a rare case featuring “serious legal, factual concerns not common in jurisprudence.”

March 5, 2019

Mexican Coca-Cola workers along US border on strike over wages

In Mexico, as the country’s president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador begins to turn campaign promises into law, the regions where he’s implementing policy are finding that ideology and reality take time and effort to match.CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock reports from the U.S. border with Mexico.

March 1, 2019

LEGO plans to build on its success in China

Danish toymaker LEGO has opened a new flagship store in Beijing, and the company plans to double its presence in China this year. The company sees the country’s growing affluence as a good opportunity amid the growing gloom in the industry.

February 22, 2019

Cubans to vote on new constitution

More than eight million Cubans are expected to go to the polls this Sunday, to vote on a new constitution for the first time since 1976. That could reshape the country’s economic, social and political future.