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China's commercial carrier rocket Jielong-1 launches satellites into orbit

The Jielong-1 rocket, the first commercial rocket produced by the state-owned China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC), was launched on Saturday, sending three satellites into orbit, the company said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 20:03:39

Logistics leadership

A 5G-enabled driverless distribution vehicle is seen on a street in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province on Saturday, marking the first time that 5G technology has been applied in the logistics services industry. The Wolong vehicle operates at an average speed of 8 kilometers an hour, with a maximum speed of 15 kilometers an hour. It can detect barriers that are 100 meters away and automatically evade obstacles. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/8/18 19:08:39

Netizens slam vendors, maker of T-shirts that support HK violence

Outraged Chinese netizens over the weekend went after the vendor and manufacturer of offensive T-shirts supporting violent protests in Hong Kong that appeared on the website of US online retail giant Amazon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 18:57:02

Steady H1 for China's local economies

The 31 provincial-level regions of China recorded steady economic performances in the first half of 2019, despite downward pressure and the impact of the US-China trade war. Ongoing opening-up and reform measures improved the business climate and corporate sentiment, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 18:38:39

Opportunity knocks

The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development said it will lead a business development trip to China later this month, the latest signal of intent from US state and local officials that they are willing to enhance cooperation, despite simmering trade tensions between the world's two largest economies.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/8/18 17:58:40

Businesses cash in on booming night economy in summer heat

Museum lovers in Beijing now have a unique destination to add to their “must-see” list: a wonderful evening tour at the National Museum of China (NMC). Starting July 28, the museum decided to extend its opening hours to 9 pm on Sundays.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/8/18 17:58:39

Businesses cash in on booming night economy in summer heat

Museum lovers in Beijing now have a unique destination to add to their “must-see” list: a wonderful evening tour at the National Museum of China (NMC). Starting July 28, the museum decided to extend its opening hours to 9 pm on Sundays.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/8/18 17:53:39

China's first commercial carrier rocket Jielong-1 launches satellites into orbit

The Jielong-1 rocket, the first commercial rocket made by the state-owned China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC), was successfully launched on Saturday, sending three satellites into orbit, according to information released by CASC's WeChat account.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 16:12:53

Global Blue becomes latest firm to risk Chinese consumer boycott over sovereignty

Global Blue, a Switzerland-based tourism shopping tax refund company, triggered outrage among Chinese netizens after it listed Hong Kong as an independent country in its refund system, and one of its customer service staff later claimed that China's island of Taiwan is also “an independent country.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/18 14:33:39

Google employees urge company not to cooperate with US immigration agencies

Hundreds of Google employees on Thursday called on their employer not to cooperate with US immigration agencies that enforce controversial policies on the grounds of human rights abuses.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/17 8:28:17

Huawei refutes reports of spying on Ugandan opposition politicians

Chinese telecommunication company Huawei on Thursday refuted a US news report alleging that the company aided the Ugandan government to spy on opposition politicians.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 19:46:01

Nationwide 5G commercialization a step closer as Huawei's 5G phone hits stores

The Huawei Mate 20 X (5G), developed by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei and the only mobile phone in the world that supports both SA and NSA (two different 5G networks), officially hit stores on Friday, marking one step closer to the nationwide commercialization of the 5G network.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/16 18:43:40

Chinese brands win hearts of Peruvians with good quality, reasonable price

Chinese brands in the sectors of technology and automobile are winning the hearts of Peruvians as they offer high-quality products featuring cutting-edge technological advances.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/16 12:15:30

Tesla to raise prices in China from early September: company salesperson

A salesperson at a Tesla store in Beijing has confirmed media reports that the US-based electric carmaker may announce an across-the-board price hike in China from early September.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 20:38:40

In latest crackdown on ride-hailing sector, Shanghai fines Didi, Meituan

Shanghai authorities have fined ride-hailing service providers Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping for using unlicensed vehicles and warned their smartphone apps could be suspended if they continue to fail to meet standards.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2019/8/15 20:08:40

PSA, Dongfeng to cut output in China

Peugeot maker PSA Group and partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of jobs in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest auto market slows.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2019/8/15 19:58:40

Google job search rivals up in arms

Google's fast-growing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards lacking candidates, but several rival job-finding services contend that anti-competitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2019/8/15 19:33:40

China's telecom operators seek broader cooperation on 5G

China Unicom is in negotiations with two other major telecom operators, China Mobile and China Telecom, to cooperate in network-building and the operation of 5G services, according to a report by caixin.com on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/15 17:41:29