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Shanghai Disneyland forbids watermelons and fermented tofu, but netizens say they are not getting the point

Some netizens suggested that Shanghai Disneyland had evaded the crucial point of the handbag-inspection controversy, after it rolled out new regulations on Wednesday forbidding visitors from carrying certain types of food into the amusement park.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 12:15:14

"US needs Huawei more than Huawei needs US": Huawei executive

"America needs Huawei more than Huawei needs America," a senior executive of China's telecoms company Huawei said here on Tuesday, adding that Washington's ban on its products "will hurt America in a very substantial way."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/11 11:24:32

Lower prices expected for new iPhones to stabilize sales in China

US technology company Apple's new launch event on Tuesday is expected to supply lower prices in China's market to stabilize sales and buffer damage brought on its brand image by the prolonged US unilateral trade war on China, according to analysts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 23:33:50

Huawei developing its own tech solutions to offset sanctions

Huawei has been coming up with more new products and services supported by its own self-developed technologies lately amid the groundless and arbitrary US crackdown, which shows that the Chinese tech giant does not expect Washington to lift its sanctions, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 22:58:41

HK food and beverage company facing sales boycott over riot stance

Hong Kong-based food and beverage enterprise Hung Fook Tong is facing a boycott in the Chinese mainland after the company sparked widespread outrage among Chinese netizens with its statement on Monday claiming that one of its employees' pro-police views were "inappropriate."
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 20:43:40

Ride-hailing app DiDi booming in L.America

Chinese ride-hailing app DiDi credits part of its success in Latin America to similarities between the region and China, senior executive at the company Tony Qiu has said.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/9/10 18:18:40

Tesla's green light in China versus Chinese firms' struggle in US

Following an onstage dialogue with Alibaba's Jack Ma Yun during the annual World Artificial Intelligence Congress (WAIC) held in Shanghai at the end of August, Elon Musk, CEO of US electric vehicle (EV) producer Tesla, repeated his routine in China: eating Chinese food and meeting with high-level Chinese officials to pave the way for further development in the country.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 18:13:41

HK beverage firm faces boycott due to stance on police

A Hong Kong-based food and beverage enterprise, Hung Fook Tong, has been facing a boycott in the Chinese mainland since Monday. The company sparked widespread outrage from netizens over its statement claiming one of its employees' pro-police views were "inappropriate."
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 10:26:32

German start-up for air taxis Volocopter secures 50 mln euros in funding round

Volocopter has secured 50 million euros (55.2 million US dollars) in the first closing of a funding round, the German air taxi start-up announced on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/9/10 10:07:29

Huawei's Mate 30 to be Google app-free

Chinese tech giant Huawei is set to launch the new flagship smartphone Mate 30 without Google applications, a demonstrative move underscoring the development of its self-developed technologies despite of US blacklisting in recent months.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/10 0:14:21

Apple faces scrutiny amid scandal over Chinese workplace abuse

Apple and its manufacturing partner Foxconn admitted on Monday that they employed too many temporary workers in Foxconn's facility in Zhengzhou, capital of Central China's Henan Province, thus violating related Chinese labor regulations, after a report released on Sunday highlighted a slew of labor rights violations at the factory.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 22:38:40

Pre-sales begin for Huawei's eagerly awaited HarmonyOS-powered smart TV

The highly anticipated Huawei smart TV went on sale online in China on Monday morning. It is the second device equipped with Huawei's self-developed operating system, HarmonyOS, showcasing the Chinese tech giant's steady progress in building its own ecosystem despite US government blacklisting.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 20:43:40

Huawei's second Harmony OS-powered device begins pre-sale

The highly anticipated Huawei smart TV screen went on sale online in China on Monday morning. It is the second device equipped with Huawei's self-developed operating system, Harmony OS, showcasing the Chinese tech giant's steady progress in building its own ecosystem amid its US ban.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 11:36:59

AB InBev's Smart Drinking campaign first uses virtual character

For Wang Liang, deputy chief of the Traffic Police General Brigade under the Shanghai Public Security Bureau, the line between the virtual and physical reality blurred, when he approved the virtual character Hajiang's application to be a volunteer to promote civilized traffic practices on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 14:28:39

Foxconn admits use of dispatch workers and overtime work

Apple's contractor Foxconn confirmed with the Global Times that it has identified and found evidence of reported workforce compliance issues in its factory in Zhengzhou, capital of Central China's Henan Province, involving the use of dispatch workers and overtime work carried out by employees.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 11:46:41

Huawei to launch first HarmonyOS-equipped smartphone amid Android doubts

Huawei is set to debut the smartphone version of its self-developed operating system (OS) HarmonyOS on its flagship P40 smartphone, which is expected to be launched in March next year, the Chinese tech company told the Global Times on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 22:43:39

Foreign companies remain optimistic on China market

Despite international economic uncertainties, China has maintained stable economic growth and the Chinese market remains the favorite for many foreign firms. A group of corporate giants' leaders gathered in Beijing over the weekend to discuss business prospects and voice their confidence in China for its position as an irreplaceable market and beyond.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/9/8 19:28:39

Huawei probably makes its maiden HarmonyOS debut on smartphone at P40 device

Huawei will probably make its maiden debut of its self-developed operating system (OS) HarmonyOS on smartphone at the Huawei P40 device, which is expected to debut in March 2020, the Chinese tech company confirmed with the Global Times on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 19:00:58