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Japan set to benefit from China's next-generation Didi taxi-hailing services

Japan's SoftBank Corp. Thursday announced a joint venture with China's Didi Chuxing called DiDi Mobility Japan Corp. to "offer next-generation taxi-hailing services in Japan."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 13:55:44

Increasing meat consumption might "devastate environment": study

Increasing global meat consumption is likely to have a "devastating environmental impact", a recent research has suggested.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 13:45:52

British PM tells business leaders in Northern Ireland no hard border under Brexit plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Northern Ireland Thursday on a two-day visit to tell political leaders that her Brexit blueprint will deliver the promise of no border with ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 9:29:27

European utilities view out-of-sight droning as next frontier for grid monitoring

Flying robots that can travel dozens of kilometers without stopping could be the next big thing for power companies.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2018/7/19 20:16:16

China, India race for future technologies as Ambani beats Ma as Asia's richest man

Chinese billionaires like Jack Ma Yun of Alibaba Group Holding and Pony Ma Huateng of Tencent Holdings have ridden China's internet boom to global fame, becoming some of the best-known ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 21:23:39

Israeli invention transforms parking, traffic issues with foldable car

If you are a resident of a crowded city, finding a parking spot near your destination is always difficult. City Transformer (CT), a small high-technology company located in central Israel, ...
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/7/18 21:06:40

China's secondhand cars thrive on e-commerce sites

Fast developing e-commerce has helped boost sales of used cars in China, as the online secondhand market gains in quality and variety.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/7/18 21:06:40

'China steals US technology' a fabricated lie: expert

The accusation that "China steals American technology" is a complete lie fabricated by the US, which tried to twist facts to deceive the world, a Chinese expert said in an ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 18:58:39

AI industry gains momentum

The market value of China's artificial intelligence (AI) industry reached 23.7 billion yuan ($3.5 billion) in 2017, with the growth rate expected to reach 75 percent in 2018, according to ...
Source: Agencies | 2018/7/17 19:23:39

China launches campaign against online copyright infringement

Chinese authorities Monday kicked-off a campaign against Internet platform copyright infringement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/17 10:30:18

China to boost real economy to stabilize employment

China will help boost the real economy to stabilize employment, the country's top economic planner said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/17 10:28:31

Automakers to offer ride-sharing

FAW Group, Dongfeng Automobile and Chongqing Changan Automobile have set up a venture to establish a ride-sharing platform, Changan said on Saturday, creating the kind of service pioneered by Uber.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/16 22:16:49

Chinese companies rush to register 'Mbappe' trademark

Dozens of Chinese companies and individuals have applied to trademark the name of French soccer star Kylian Mbappe, aiming to capitalize on the young athlete's fame after he led his ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/16 22:13:09

HKMA to launch trade finance platform in Aug based on blockchain technology

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) is set to launch in August a trade finance platform supported by the blockchain technology, now one of the hottest technologies in the world, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/16 21:53:39

Yunnan ups air routes to South Asia

Southwest China's Yunnan Province plans to add 25 new air routes to Southeast Asia and South Asia before 2020 as part of an initiative to develop Yunnan into a regional ...
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/7/16 19:13:40

China has 772m netizens

The number of internet users in China was 772 million by the end of 2017, up 40.74 million from the year before, said a report recently released by the Internet ...
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2018/7/16 19:13:39

China medical insurance agency pushes for lower cancer drug prices: Xinhua

China's new medical insurance regulator will begin negotiations with domestic and overseas pharmaceutical companies to lower prices of cancer drugs in a bid to cut the financial burden on patients, ...
Source: Reuters - Global Times | 2018/7/15 22:28:39

China urged to develop software to support industrial IoT, seek cooperation

China's manufacturing faces challenges due to the lack of core software to support the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and it should make efforts to reduce dependence on foreign software ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/15 21:23:39