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Intelligent tech backs up China's elderly care

Li Fengyun, 68, scans a QR code on a health examination robot in her community and puts her hands on its arm. After 15 seconds, she receives a detailed health assessment report on her smart phone, including heart rate and blood pressure.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/15 19:08:40

Filmmakers, tech firms embrace CPC leadership to better resonate with society

Building-up of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has gradually taken a firm foothold in China's economic development over recent years, not only in the state-owned sector but also in the private sector.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/15 19:03:39

How does peasant-household tourism benefit both villagers and urban travelers?

A bus stopped in the farmland of Qianwei ecological village in Chongming district in Shanghai. Then dozens of middle-aged and elderly individuals got off the bus and headed toward vendors that sell organic fruits and vegetables.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/10 18:23:41

Russian capital launches project to better serve its growing number of senior citizens

It was at the Third Forum of Social Innovations of the Regions being held in Moscow between June 19 and 21, where a series of issues related to social development and residents' livelihoods were exhibited and discussed, including education, health care and longevity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/3 19:13:42

China becomes the epicenter of technological innovation: top entrepreneur

The US continues to mount pressure on China in the wake of the US-initiated trade war, including blatant attempts to subvert China's economy. Leading global entrepreneurs feel that the world's power dynamic is shifting and China is at the forefront.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/2 19:28:40

Senior South Korean fashion designer's case exposes industry secrets

Chinese designs and fashions were considered as corny and out of date, but now, it seems they have caught up with their South Korean neighbors.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/26 19:58:40

US toy sector in jeopardy

Bob Grubba, head of a leading US import firm in the model train industry, is worried about Washington's threat to slap more tariffs on remaining Chinese imports, saying that it would result in family bread-winners in the industry losing their jobs.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/6/25 15:08:40

Niche BRI countries become travel hot spots for Chinese tourists

There was a time when most Chinese travelers' interests in overseas destinations were restricted to a few countries like Japan, South Korea, the US and several European developed countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/16 19:31:40

E. China demonstration area to benefit SCO countries

A demonstration area under construction in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province, is offering better prospects for cooperation between China and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/5/29 18:58:40

Chinese teach Vietnamese urban rail workers about safety, traffic management

On a baking hot summer morning at the depot of Vietnam's first urban railway in its capital, Hanoi, young Vietnamese drivers took turns getting on and off a green and silver electric train to check whether it had been docked safely with another train on the same track.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2019/5/29 18:53:40

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