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Southwestern Guizhou province turns remote location into big data bonanza

Southwest China's Guizhou Province is best known as the home of world-renowned Chinese brands like liquor producer Kweichow Moutai and chili sauce maker Lao Gan Ma.But the province has undergone a high-tech makeover in recent years as it has built up its big data industry.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 16:03:40

SW Chinese village regulates local farmers' credit via smart system

Ludishao, a remote village in Southwest China's Guizhou Province, has become an unlikely leader in high-tech credit reporting.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 15:48:39

Foreign fast fashion brands face falling sales in China

A growing number of foreign fast fashion brands that used to fill the wardrobes of young Chinese have been going out of style.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/13 17:27:49

Chinese tech firms go public in US, powered by entrepreneurial vision, macro environment

A growing number of Chinese companies are going public in the US amid strong growth momentum powered by great entrepreneurial vision and China's macro environment, financial market insiders believe.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/5/7 17:58:40

'China's Elon Musk' has big rocket dream, starts a new chapter after a launch failure

A close encounter with Elon Musk, the well-known US technology entrepreneur, came in October 2015, two months after Shu Chang's rocket start-up was founded. Shu and his team were inspired to continue pursuing their commercial space dream by the event at Tsinghua University featuring the SpaceX CEO.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/6 16:55:16

New generation of migrant workers

As China's previous generation of migrant workers approaches retirement age, a new and younger generation aspires to move beyond the traditional factory or construction floor to more ambitious careers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/28 17:33:39

ICRC and China have common interest to work together in BRI economies

Humanitarian threats such as armed conflict, other violence and tensions, natural disasters and uneven socioeconomic development are not uncommon in some countries and regions along the Belt and Road. As the 2nd Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which kicked off in Beijing on Thursday, runs to Saturday, Global Times (GT)reporter Xie Wenting interviewed Pierre Dorbes (Dorbes), head of the Regional Delegation for East Asia of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), to discuss how China-initiated BRI could play an active role to address humanitarian threats.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/25 20:33:42

Chinese Bitcoin industry shakes as policy tightens

“The golden era for bitcoin mining has ended,” Zhao, a 40-something bitcoin mine owner, said with a sigh that accentuated his concerns about the gloomy prospects of this once booming industry.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 17:55:58

Technology counselors tackle poverty

Days before the tea leaves were ready to be plucked, Liu Guoying, a tea master in the city of Wuyishan in East China's Fujian Province, is hard at work giving training sessions to teach farmers techniques for plucking and processing tea.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/4/22 17:18:08

China, Australia bonded by wine

If he could travel back in time, Yuan Shichao would go back to 2011 to thank himself for his “crazy” decision.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/4/21 16:58:39

Taobao combines with vloggers in a blossoming e-commerce industry

While performance and video game livestreaming have lost momentum, e-commerce livestreaming is in the limelight at present.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 19:23:40

Overseas cruise companies look forward to 'second golden age' in China

After a temporary chill in the Chinese mainland cruise market with the exit of several cruise lines, it seems that the industry is ready to set sail again as overseas cruise companies increase investment with larger ships and longer itineraries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 19:23:40

Equestrian sports race ahead in Greater Bay Area under new joint development plan

Horse fanciers, jockeys and sports fans in China have reason to rejoice thanks to a partnership between Guangdong Province and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to develop the region's equine industry.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 18:56:46

High-tech careers draw growing number of workers as industry upgrades create new jobs

As China undergoes industrial upgrades, a new set of job titles has emerged – Internet of Things technicians and installers, big data technicians, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) controllers, and industrial robot operators – along with an enthusiastic crop of young workers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/14 18:10:27

Chinese women enter property market

When Zhou Zhenzhen (pseudonym), a 20-something white-collar worker in Beijing, broke up with her ex-boyfriend two years ago, she bought an 87-square-meter apartment in Beijing's Chaoyang district for around 5 million yuan ($744,524).
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/10 17:44:37

American cattle farmers pin hopes on China

On a chilly late March morning, Phil Ham and his two sons got up early for the biggest day of the year on their 1,700-acre (688 hectares) family farm in Forsyth, Georgia in the southern US.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/4/9 18:13:41

Smart cars put China's auto industry on fast track

A vintage green vehicle sits in front of the exhibition center of Chongqing Chang'an Automobile Co. It is the first Jeep manufactured in China. Next to it proudly stands a brand-new car installed with an auto-pilot system, which hit the market in March.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/4/8 18:08:39

US takes on China in electric vehicle push

US government officials plan to meet with executives from automakers and lithium miners in early May as part of a first-of-its-kind effort to launch a national electric vehicle supply chain strategy, according to three sources familiar with the matter.
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2019/4/8 17:53:40