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FedEx pilot detained in China for carrying suspicious objects amid firm's image crisis

A FedEx pilot was detained and later released in China on bail for carrying suspicious "items", further underscoring the US carrier's profound mismanagement and disregard for Chinese laws evidenced in a series of recent blunders in matters related to Huawei and Hong Kong that have drawn the ire of many in China, analysts said Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/20 2:11:24

Leaked photos said to show partly completed Model 3 cars at Tesla's Shanghai factory

What are said to be leaked photos of the interior of Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory 3 reveal that car bodies for the Model 3 have rolled off the assembly line. The factory is set to start mass production by year-end as planned, but quicker moves can win the US electric carmaker a better position in China's market, an analyst said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 21:02:10

HK cosmetics chain under sales pressure amid ongoing unrest

Sa Sa International Holdings, a Hong Kong-based cosmetics retail chain, issued a profit warning on Wednesday, noting that sales fell 28 percent year-on-year in August. It further warned that sales in September have remained weak.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 20:43:40

Huawei ramps up efforts to build ecosystem

Chinese technology giant Huawei announced the launch of Huawei Horizon, a digital platform for enterprise developers, and the full opening of its Kunpeng server and desktop boards to developers on Thursday, moves to lure partners and build up its own ecosystems.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 20:38:41

Convenient transportation

A bird's-eye view of the Wenchang–Qionghai expressway in South China's Hainan Province that will start transportation on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 20:38:40

HK cosmetics chain faces boycott, plunge in revenue

Sa Sa International Holdings, a Hong Kong-based cosmetics retail chain, issued a profit warning statement on Wednesday, noting that the company had recorded a sales drop of 28 percent year-on-year in August, which might lead to a net loss of its fiscal year's first five months, due by the end of August.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 12:11:19

Huawei launches 'fastest' AI cluster, challenging Google in computing

Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies on Wednesday unveiled its ambition in the computing sector by laying out its strategy for the $2 trillion sector and releasing what it claims to be the world's fastest artificial intelligence (AI) training cluster, the Atlas 900, a move that industry analysts said could challenge industry giants like Google.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 20:28:40

Airbus grabs rising share of Chinese market, eyes more as nation's opening-up continues

France-based aircraft maker Airbus has seen fast growth in its business in the Chinese market over the past several decades, thanks to the country's reform and opening-up policies and rapid economic growth, and the company is eyeing more opportunities as the market continues to expand, Airbus said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 21:48:40

UK to make own 5G decision

The British government is confident of making a decision on its 5G telecoms network that is in its own national interests, British Ambassador to China Barbara Woodward told the Global Times on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 20:24:15

Brewing success

Inside view of a coffee house under India's Oyo Hotels' new coffee chain in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 20:03:40

China's Vivo steps up 5G smartphone development with flagship handset

Smart functions, powerful cameras and 5G compatibility have become emerging battlefields for smartphone players in China as the market is seeing a slowdown due to almost saturated handset penetration.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/18 15:18:03

Huawei eyes computing sector, launches fastest AI training cluster

Huawei eyes computing sector, launches fastest AI training cluster
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 12:58:23

Sports shares surge as China promotes industry

Sports-related shares surged on Wednesday morning after the State Council, China's cabinet, announced suggestions to promote the high-quality development of sports industries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 12:38:40

China develops new traction motor for 400 km/h high-speed trains

A new type of traction motor, which can drive high-speed trains with a speed of 400 kilometers an hour, was successfully developed by a Chinese company.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 1:41:09

Russian operator launches trial 5G network aided by Huawei

Russian mobile operator Beeline has launched tests of 5G network equipment by China's telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies, the Chinese edition of Sputnik reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 21:03:40

Artificial artistry

A robot plays a piano at the 21st China International Industry Fair in East China's Shanghai on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 20:48:40

PepsiCo, LAIX, Dada-JD Daojia and CFPA jointly launch 'Quaker with AI, Get Nutrition Home' public welfare program

PepsiCo, one of the world's leading food and beverage companies, announced Monday that it had partnered with China's leading "AI + Education" company LAIX Inc., China's leading on-demand logistics and omni-channel ecommerce firm Dada-JD Daojia and China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) to jointly launch the "Quaker with AI, Get Nutrition Home" public welfare program.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 19:48:40

Boeing says China will need more than 8,000 airplanes in next 20 years

Boeing forecast that Chinese carriers will need 8,090 new airplanes in the next 20 years, worth nearly $1.3 trillion. It also forecast that approximately $1.6 trillion in services will be necessary to meet airplane passenger traffic demand in China, which is expected to grow by 6 percent annually.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 11:48:08