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Hainan to ban sales of fuel-powered vehicles from 2030

The sale of fuel-powered vehicles will be completely banned in South China's Hainan Province by 2030, according to a new-energy vehicle (NEV) development plan announced by local authorities on Tuesday, ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/6 15:03:24

Agriculture to be among China's development priorities in 2019

The Government Work Report stated on Tuesday that the agricultural sector, especially crop production, will be among China's development priorities in 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/5 21:54:41

Data fees to drop 20% in 2019: Government Work Report

The average fees for mobile data will be cut by more than 20 percent in China in 2019, according to the Government Work Report, which was released during the annual ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/5 21:43:40

International cruise companies pull out of China, but some still see market potential

The cruise ship Joy of the US-based Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), one of the world's three largest cruise brands, made its penultimate trip from Shanghai on Monday as it headed ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/5 17:43:40

China to bring more competition to monopoly industries

China will separate network ownership and operation in natural monopoly industries to make the competitive aspects of their operations fully market based, according to a government work report.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/5 9:40:24

Smaller firms facing job-creation problems: NPC deputy

There are signs of job-creation problems at small and medium-sized businesses in China, a deputy to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) said on Monday, calling for measures to rev ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/4 20:25:59

That's better!

Farmers in Laibin, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region try out new farming machinery at a local shop on Saturday. China's central government vowed in February to empower the country's ...
Source: VCG | 2019/3/3 23:43:39

Central Beijing to get 5G in 2019 as network construction will cover strategic areas

5G – a fifth-generation mobile network – has appeared at China's two sessions press center. From central Beijing's Tiananmen Square to the southeastern Beijing sub-center, the city is taking the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/3 20:48:39

China invests 479 bln USD in transport sector in 2018

Fixed-asset investment (FAI) in China's transport sector totaled 3.2 trillion yuan (about 478.9 billion US dollars) last year as the country continued to spend on infrastructure construction, official data showed. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/2 15:47:55

China's imports of natural gas up 29.3 pct in January

China's imports of natural gas rose 29.3 percent year on year in January, official data showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/2 15:42:50

Factory activity shrinks

China's official manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 49.2 in February from 49.5 in January.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/28 21:50:00

Real benefits from artificial intelligence start to show up in sales sector

You may think you are talking to a salesperson - but actually, it's a robot that can mimic human vocal tones, emotions and even dialects.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/28 21:49:44

Car manufacturers will be big 5G customer down the road, says SEAT

Carmakers will be big customers for next-generation telecoms networks, helping to justify investment in 5G, but they will need to be more innovative if the technology is to take off, ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2019/2/28 20:48:41

China could offer lesson for India's struggle with data security: analysts

India seems to have a big struggle in its accelerating digital transformation process: data security – an area where China's experience in managing a vast amount of data could offer ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/27 22:48:40

Slow IIoT progress

The progress of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is still slow in many companies, including those in China, as they are trapped in "pilot purgatory�? according to a report ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/27 21:50:34

Chinese women e-shoppers urged to shun 128-yuan dresses from online searches

Women whose search results for dresses on Taobao reveal frocks priced below 128 yuan ($19) may find themselves with fewer dates if the advice in a viral social media post ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/27 21:47:31

New 5G base station

The first 5G base station for civil use in North China's Tianjin Municipality was put into use in Heping district on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/27 21:47:31

Chinese delegate calls for fair, transparent environment for global ICT industry

Chief Engineer of China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Zhang Feng, on Tuesday called on countries worldwide to work together to maintain a fair, impartial and transparent environment for ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/27 9:53:11