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UK chip designer sets bad precedent by cutting off Huawei, to disrupt global tech ties

The possible move by UK-based chipset designer ARM to suspend all active contracts with Huawei underlines the spillover effect of the latest US crackdown on the Chinese company, which sets a bad precedent for the international order in technology cooperation, analysts said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/23 13:54:18

Strong efforts to promote market-oriented, law-based debt-to-equity swaps

China will set up a proper pricing mechanism for debt-to-equity swap programs and develop new approaches to pursuing swaps to promote market-oriented, law-based debt-to-equity swap.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/23 12:15:54

US crackdown on Huawei typical economic bullying: Chinese FM

With the use of state power, Washington's groundless crackdown on Chinese private company Huawei is typical economic bullying, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/23 11:57:17

Environment-related patent applications in China up over past decade: newspaper

Environment-related patent applications in China have surged over the past decade, Thursday's China Daily reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/23 11:51:00

Trade friction to weigh on Latin American economies: scholars

The US escalation of trade friction with China will incur negative impact on Latin American economies, according to scholars.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/23 9:53:57

China, EU civil aviation agreements "demonstrate resolve to deepen mutually beneficial cooperation": spokesman

Civil aviation agreements signed by China and the the European Union (EU) will enrich the China-EU comprehensive strategic partnership, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Lu Kang said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/23 9:46:42

Serbia intensifies cooperation with Huawei despite US ban: official

Serbia plans to continue and improve cooperation with Huawei, disregarding the US restrictions on the Chinese tech giant, said Tatjana Matic, State Secretary in the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/23 9:43:00

Britain's first 5G service to be launched in May

Mobile network operator EE said on Wednesday that it will launch Britain's first 5G service in six major cities on May 30th.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/23 9:02:54

Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision denies Xinjiang charges, asks for fair treatment from the US

Chinese video surveillance equipment provider Hikvision on Wednesday denied accusations of any wrongdoing in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and asked for fair treatment from US officials, as the US was reportedly considering blacklisting the Chinese firm.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 13:38:26

Myanmar-China Think Tank Forum kicks off in Yangon

The third Myanmar-China Think Tank Forum kicked off on Tuesday in Myanmar's Yangon, gathering about 40 experts from both countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 12:44:47

UN lowers economic growth forecasts amid high trade tensions, policy uncertainty

The United Nations (UN) on Tuesday cut its predictions for global economic growth in 2019 and 2020 due to unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 11:56:26

Trade tensions, policy uncertainty continue to hinder economic growth: UN report

The global economy is experiencing a broad-based growth slowdown amid unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty, and softening business confidence, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) mid-2019 report, released Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 9:14:47

5G commercialization reached in China

China's 5G products are becoming increasingly mature, and the industry has basically reached the level of commercial use, said an official with the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 9:10:55

Huawei to roll out 5G "the European Way"

Chinese telecom company Huawei on Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to roll out 5G "the European way", at a debate held at the Huawei Cybersecurity Transparency Center.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 9:09:20

Foreign investment still favors Chinese market: spokesperson

Foreign investment remains optimistic about the Chinese market despite continuous US threats to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 9:00:51

Trade agreements must be two-way balanced, equal and mutually beneficial: spokesperson

Trade agreements between China and the United States must be two-way balanced, equal and mutually beneficial, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/22 8:57:58

Rare-earth shares surge following leader's visit

Shares in rare-earth companies led a broader rally in Chinese mainland stocks on Tuesday as the market responded to news of a visit by China's top leader to a major rare-earth producer in East China's Jiangxi Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 21:30:08

9 investors seek clearance from Philippines for energy exploration

Nine local and foreign investors are seeking clearance from the Department of Energy (DOE) of the Philippines for their targeted nomination service areas in petroleum blocks under the Philippine Conventional Energy Contracting Program (PCECP), the DOE said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/21 15:37:20