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Short-video site TikTok expresses 'confidence' as it faces judicial ban in India

Chinese short-video platform TikTok on Tuesday expressed confidence in India's judicial system, after India's Supreme Court refused to stay a lower court order to ban the Chinese app from the Indian market.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 20:58:40

Huawei assured on 5G contracts

China's Huawei Technologies had secured 40 5G commercial contracts worldwide as of Monday and said it hasn't seen a huge impact from US pressure on the company's 5G rollout on a global scale.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 20:53:39

Qihoo 360 reports growing revenue in 2018

Chinese leading internet security company Qihoo 360 reported growing revenue in 2018 on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/16 16:51:17

Huawei's advanced 5G secures 40 global deployment contracts

China's Huawei Technologies has already secured 40 5G commercial contracts worldwide as of Monday and said it hasn't seen a huge impact from ill-willed US government pressure on the company's 5G rollout on a global scale.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 13:53:29

Chinese short-video site TikTok expresses 'confidence' as it faces ban in India

Chinese short-video platform TikTok on Tuesday expressed confidence in India's judicial system, after India's Supreme Court refused to stay an earlier court order to ban the Chinese app from the Indian market.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 13:21:17

Mercedes-Benz suspends sales operations at dealership involved in oil-leak scandal in China

Local authorities in Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, said on Tuesday that they have formed a special team to investigate an oil leak scandal involving a Mercedes-Benz dealership in the city, which has captured widespread attention across the country and become a symbol of consumer rights protection.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 13:21:09

China's SAIC Motor looks to expand overseas, betting on EV and smart trend

As the global auto industry embraces disruptive technological evolvement especially in China, the largest new-energy vehicle (NEV) market, Shanghai-based SAIC Motor is pushing forward its strategy focused on NEV and intelligent connected cars as well as overseas expansion.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 22:17:40

Tax authority probing 'financial service fee' in oil-leaking Mercedes Benz case

Local taxation authorities in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, weighed in a fermenting consumer rights protection case between a Mercedes Benz 4S dealership and a Chinese consumer by declaring that it is probing for any wrongdoing over a so-called “financial service fee.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 21:58:43

Shrinking Chinese city shocks netizens with bargain-basement home prices

Hegang, a resource-poor city in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, has grabbed attention on Chinese social media due to its plunging home prices, domestic news site thepaper.cn reported on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 21:42:22

China making great strides in space endeavors, governance

China is playing an increasingly important role in mankind's quest to explore the universe, even though the country still lags behind many of its international peers in a number of areas, Chinese space experts and commentators said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 21:18:40

JD Logistics drops base salaries for delivery staff to cope with deficit

According to the founder and CEO of e-commerce giant JD.com, Liu Qiangdong, subsidiary JD Logistics faces a persistent financing dilemma, and ending base salaries for delivery staff while increasing commission rates are among the steps the company is using to deal with the problem.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 21:13:41

Why I think Huawei will finally win the US-led political battle over 5G

When I arrived at Huawei's headquarters in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, on Monday, I heard that the Chinese company is ready to sell 5G chipsets to US technology giant Apple despite the US-led global crackdown on Huawei. I was not surprised at all.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 20:33:40

Final call

A closed factory of Japanese consumer electronics maker Sony in Beijing on Monday. The smartphone factory operated for 20 years. Sony shut down the factory in late March amid China's industrial upgrading and the sliding revenue of its mobile business. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/4/15 20:18:40

US floats trade compromises as officials move toward final agreement to end dispute

US officials have in recent days floated compromises in several sticking issues in the ongoing trade negotiations between China and the US, signaling that a final agreement to end the tariff war could be within reach.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 20:13:40

Wanda to invest big in Gansu to tap BRI opportunities

Chinese commercial conglomerate Wanda Group plans to invest about 45 billion yuan (about 6.7 billion US dollars) in northwest China's Gansu Province in the next three years, as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) boosts local consumption.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/15 17:14:50

Norway: Embassy announces first direct flight between China and Norway

An inaugural ceremony and press conference took place at the Norwegian Embassy in China on April 12, announcing direct flights from Beijing to Oslo that are set to begin on May 15.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 16:53:39

China's largest trade fair opens with strong Belt and Road presence

The 125th China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, opened Monday in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, with over half of companies attending its import fair hailing from Belt and Road countries and regions.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/15 14:39:15

India's debt-ridden Jet Airways further holds back int'l flights bookings

India's struggling airline Jet Airways continued to hold back bookings on international flights including those to Colombo, Kathmandu, Singapore and Hong Kong till further notice, airline ticketing sources said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/14 23:49:28