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OPPO enters Japan in ambitious overseas drive

China's OPPO Electronics Corp on Wednesday announced that it would launch its flagship handset R11 in Japan next week, a move that experts said represents an emerging trend of Chinese smartphone manufacturers seeking more advanced markets as they continue to expand their global footprint.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 21:48:39

One Space spots opportunity in rocket production, launch services

The domestic commercial space industry has been growing fast since the Chinese government opened the sector to private firms in 2014. Rocket production and launch services are in the spotlight in the commercial sector, with more start-ups being established and investment pouring in.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 21:43:40

OPPO enters Japan in ambitious overseas drive

China's OPPO Electronics Corp on Wednesday announced that it would launch its flagship handset R11 in Japan next week, a move that experts said represents an emerging trend of Chinese smartphone manufacturers seeking more advanced markets as they continue to expand their global footprint.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 21:13:39

JD looks to AI to improve logistics, vendors' supply chains

Domestic e-commerce company JD.com Inc (JD) aims to embed artificial intelligence (AI) in its logistics and supply chain so vendors can use its big data to make better decisions, a company executive said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 21:03:39

Last of the goods

A consumer picks up remaining products at the Wuxi branch of South Korean supermarket E-Mart in East China's Jiangsu Province, which was due to close down at 5pm on Wednesday. The closing of E-Mart's Wuxi store marks the shutdown of the company's last supermarket in China after a reported 150 billion won ($139.5 million) in losses was recorded in 2016. The retailer entered China in 1997. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/2/1 20:03:40

Dollar underpinned by more hawkish Fed, awaits industry data for more impetus

The dollar held steady against a basket of major currencies on Thursday after the US Federal Reserve signaled its confidence about inflation and growth in the world's biggest economy, reinforcing views it will raise rates several more times this year.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/2/1 20:03:39

Valentine's Day @ NUO Hotel Beijing

Treat your special someone to candle-lit culinary romance at NUO Hotel Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:23:40

Valentine's celebration @ Swissôtel Beijing

Treat your sweetheart to a night of romance with an exquisite and memorable Valentine's dinner at Café Swiss.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:23:35

New Shangri-La Mobile App offers triple points for Golden Circle members

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced the new and enhanced Shangri-La Mobile App in January and are introducing an exclusive loyalty program offer for Golden Circle members.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 19:18:40

China Unicom, Alibaba to cooperate on asset trading platform

Telecom group China Unicom and tech giant Alibaba Group have announced a joint large-scale intelligent platform for asset transactions.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/1 18:54:40

Chinese SOEs make headway in mixed-ownership reform

China has made steady progress in advancing mixed-ownership reform among state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in a bid to enhance competitiveness and improve financial performance.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/1 18:54:00

Audi premises raided by German investigators over 'dieselgate' scandal

The Munich State Prosecution Office has raided the homes of six former and current Audi employees on Wednesday in an attempt to unearth fresh evidence in relation to the ongoing "dieselgate" scandal.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/1 9:29:25

Nuclear firms' merger approved in latest State-brokered deal creates $99b giant

China's State assets regulator said on Wednesday it has approved the proposed merger of China Nuclear Engineering & Construction (CNEC) and China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC), the latest State-orchestrated merger in the nation's vast power sector.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/1/31 22:13:40

OPPO to tap Japanese market

Chinese smartphone producer OPPO announced on Wednesday it is entering the Japanese market, news site chinanews.com reported.
Source: Agencies | 2018/1/31 22:13:40

Nepali airline to take plane deliveries

A team of Nepal Airlines Corp (NAC), the flag carrier of the Himalayan nation, headed to China on Tuesday (Nepal time) to take delivery of two remaining Chinese-made Y-12e planes.
Source: Agencies | 2018/1/31 22:13:40

Naked Hub aims for 200 locations

Shanghai-based co-working space start-up naked Hub has bought a majority stake in an Australian peer and is in talks to expand to five more Asian countries as part of its plan to grow to at least 200 locations by 2020, its chief executive said on Tuesday.
Source: Agencies | 2018/1/31 22:13:40

ZhongAn launches big data platform for vehicle sector

ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance Co, China's first internet insurer, unveiled its big data platform called Data Cube on Wednesday, part of its effort to create a big data ecosystem in the industry and serve its vehicle-sector partners by sharing data with other insurers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 22:09:35

Aquatic products firm in the red

Shenzhen-listed Zhangzidao Group Co, an aquatic products company, said late Tuesday that it experienced a full-year loss in 2017 due to the poor quality of its scallop products and challenges from foreign markets.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/1/31 21:23:40