China's indigenously-developed large passenger plane C919 completed its first low-temperature flight test in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on Saturday.
Jack Ma Yun, the English teacher turned entrepreneur behind Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba, appeared during a rural teacher-themed social welfare event via video link on Wednesday, according to media reports, his first public appearance since Alibaba came under tougher regulatory scrutiny amid the nation's efforts to rein in internet-based monopolies.
As China ramps up efforts to develop its aerospace industry, the country's first intelligent mass production line for satellites has begun trial operations recently, with a capacity to produce more than 240 small satellites each year.
Italian luxury fashion house Prada announced Tuesday that it terminated all contracts with Chinese actress Zheng Shuang, according to the brand's official Weibo account, following a reported scandal concerning the actress' personal life.
A batch of imported industrial parts from Malaysia, transported via East China's Hangzhou customs on January 15, have tested positive for coronavirus, authorities in Dongyang city, East China's Zhejiang Province said on Tuesday.
Douyin, the popular short-video sharing platform owned by Chinese start-up ByteDance, launched its in-app payment tool Douyin Pay on Tuesday, a move that aligns with the app's strategic move toward the e-commerce sector while playing a defensive role in the fierce competition among domestic internet players, analysts said.
As the time for the release of annual fiscal reports is coming, the domestic medical industry participants are to present their year-round achievements against the backdrop of a record breaking 2020, with several of them ranging from masks and ventilators to nucleic acid products and vaccines have already confirmed very promising results in the annual performance forecasts on the back of an unprecedented jump in production capacity.
Solar systems are becoming an increasingly popular form of alternative energy in Bangladesh. LDC Group of Bangladesh, a Chinese garment manufacturer, is one of the factories switching towards the green power in the South Asian country.
Shanghai Disneyland said on Monday that information shown recently on travel website zlton.com "is completely false" and that the website is not an official channel of the resort.
China's syringe and needle suppliers are planning to expand production for sales to epidemic-hit countries such as the US, which have reportedly experienced shortages of such items during their vaccination campaigns.
Over the past five years since the China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was founded, the multilateral development bank has thrived out of doubts and ramped up efforts to build a new type of development platform.
Tesla started delivering made-in-China Model Ys on Monday, as the US-based electric carmaker strives to explore the Chinese mainland market with efforts including the launch of new models, after achieving success with Model 3 cars. It's also looking to build a supercharger factory in China, the company disclosed.
China's COVID-19 vaccination program may be expanded to include low age groups of minor and young people aged 3 to 17 years old, domestic news site yicai.com reported.
The 10 news events were announced by Shan Chengbiao, general manager of the Huanqiu Network portal.
The telecommunications sector will see a back-to-square-one moment, in which business considerations regain their rightful position from political considerations, Chinese analysts said on Sunday, after reports that the Brazilian government became the first in the world to backtrack on its opposition to Huawei's 5G bid.
Some Chinese electric vehicle (EV) experts said that it is still impossible to quickly charge an EV to run 1,000 kilometers safely and at a low cost, following the launches of several new models by Chinese brands that claim to do so.
With tight vial supplies in some countries that are threatening the delivery of coronavirus vaccines, China's vial makers will greatly expand production capacity.
Chinese investors have rushed into the domestic chipmaking sector, as they remain positive on the industry's growth after being cornered by the Trump administration, industry analysts said on Sunday.
Since late last year, government supervision of internet service platforms has tightened in China, with online financial businesses being placed under scrutiny. As a result, the fintech giants have put brakes on their online deposit products to meet regulatory requirements.
Beijing-based private rocket launch company i-Space announced a key breakthrough in its reusable launch system ahead of a planned IPO, a boost for the nation's commercial space sector, experts said.
China's 2020 new shipbuilding orders exceeded those of South Korea and returned the country to the No.1 spot after two years, CCTV reported on Sunday.
Authorities in Zhangzhou, East China's Fujian Province, said that investigations have revealed two anti-bacterial creams produced by a local company contain hormones, a banned additive for sanitary disinfectant products in China, amid a regional consumer goods scare that has caused a five-month-old baby girl's head to balloon like a real-life Michelin Man.
A Swedish court has reportedly dismissed an appeal by Huawei against the country's 5G ban on the Chinese telecom giant, dimming the company's hope in participating in the small-sized market's 5G rollout in the future.
US electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Inc has opened its first Tesla center in South China's Hainan Province on Friday, betting on brighter market prospects in the newly established free trade zone driven by potential encouraging policies for the new-energy vehicle (NEV) industry, analysts said.
After being placed on a US blacklist, Chinese aviation firm Skyrizon has vowed that it would firmly protect its legitimate rights and interests with "legal weapon," saying that it opposes all unreasonable suppression of Chinese firms.
An industry watchdog has released a draft rare earths management rule on Friday, including quota management of domestic rare earths production, investment management and supervision, which analysts said is a sign that China vows to standardize management of the rare earths industry and promote high-quality development of the industry.
Greater cooperation with China would be an important premise of US President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion relief package proposal and a second plan, Chinese experts said Friday, envisioning the massive spending plan, if eventually approved, would bode well especially for Chinese exports.
Air China will start services in two terminals in Beijing Capital International Airport from Friday. About 72 flights to 21 cities, such as from Beijing to Changzhou in East China's Jiangsu Province and Dali in Southwest China's Yunnan Province, will move from Terminal 3 to Terminal 2.
Ant Group has established a rectification working team and is making haste to formulate a timeframe for overhaul of its services, Chinese central bank deputy governor Chen Yulu revealed Friday.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Friday confirmed that it is not owned, controlled or linked to the Chinese military or a Chinese military firm, as defined by the US National Defense Authorization Act.
China's National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) concluded Thursday that there were serious adverse reactions to phenolphthalein tablets and lozenges after a post-marketing evaluation, and decided to stop the production, sale and use of these products in China, and the drug registration certificate will be canceled from now on.
The US Department of Commerce (DOC) said on Thursday that it has added two Chinese companies - Chinese National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) and aviation firm Skyrizon to two separate blacklists, in what Chinese analysts are calling a "final frenzy" of the outgoing Trump administration's crackdown on Chinese businesses.
McDonald's new Chinese takeout was met with a pinch of outrage from Chinese netizens on Thursday who said the fast food giant had skimped on the key ingredient in its version of the traditional Chinese hamburger: the meat.
China's top market watchdog has launched an investigation into online discount platform Vip.com over alleged unfair market competition acts -- a move that analysts said sends a signal that Beijing will double down on efforts to ensure the sound development of the increasingly important internet sector, regardless of the size of a platform.
Parler, a social media outlet favored by some supporters of US President Donald Trump, urged a court to order Amazon.com Inc to put it back online.
Affirm Holdings Inc, a US provider of installment loans to online shoppers, said on Wednesday it sold shares in its IPO at $49 apiece, above its target range, to raise $1.2 billion.
Taipei-based Foxconn and Hangzhou-based automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group said that they will join hands to provide contract manufacturing for automakers.
Sporadic COVID-19 cases in China have triggered a new round of protective measures, as Chinese governments both at the national and local level are encouraging residents to stay at the place for the Chinese New Year holidays.
The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in the US, which is being held online for the first time this year due to the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic, has seen Chinese high-tech companies scale down their presence by more than 80 percent compared with 2020.
Chinese customs have officially adopted "Chinese Baijiu," as the new terminology for the Chinese distilled spirit, for product labeling for exports, after repeated communication with the tax collection bureau of the Chinese customs authorities since China Alcoholic Drinks Association formally submitted an application to the customs authorities on April 25, 2020, according to the association.
China strongly opposes rude interference of China's internal affairs by the US and other governments, a spokesperson of Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) said on Thursday, in response to US and other countries' ban on cotton and tomato produce from Xinjiang, adding that forced labor is categorically outlawed in China.
To guard against the risk of imported #COVID19 infections through cold-chain food storage, around 124 cold-chain food producers in 21 countries have so far suspended their exports to China, among the 124 cold-chain food producers that have been suspended from export to China, 107 companies voluntarily suspended their exports according to the General Administration of Customs on Thursday, confirming the government's strict stance on the prevention and control of the epidemic spreading.
China's top market watchdog has launched an investigation against online discount platform vip.com over alleged unfair market competition, a move which analysts said sends a clear signal that Beijing will resolutely double down anti-monopoly effort on the internet industry irrespective of the size of the platform.
China launches probe into online discount retailer Vipshop over alleged unfair competition
Several Chinese mainland-based companies whose shares are currently listed in the US, including Lenovo Group and Tencent Music, have either announced plans to issue Chinese Depositary Receipts (CDR) in Shanghai or are reportedly seeking secondary listings in Hong Kong, at a time when the US is toughing management on mainland companies listed there.
After rebounding from the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic at a speed beating most carmakers' original expectations, China's auto industry now faces a new dilemma – tightening supplies of semiconductors, which serve a key role as a vehicle's brain from controlling acceleration to steering and braking.
A prototype of a high-temperature superconducting maglev train, dubbed as a "super bullet maglev train" with a maximum speed of 620 kilometers per hour, rolled off the production line on Wednesday in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province.
With China moving resolutely toward opening up its financial sector to foreign investment, those aiming high for a China market presence are racing to hire financial professionals, a trend market observers believe will only intensify as the country retains its allure amid global uncertainty.
A prototype of a high-temperature superconducting maglev train, dubbed as the "super bullet maglev train" with a maximum speed of 620 kilometers (km) per hour, rolled off production line on Wednesday in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Data-sharing in some areas between the government and firms is not standard in China, but it is normal in other countries, industry analysts said on Tuesday, shedding some light on the controversy over whether consumer data should be the property of Alibaba Group's fintech offshoot Ant Group or the government or both.
To prevent the spread of coronavirus, Shijiazhuang, Xingtai and Langfang in North China's Hebei Province will be under closed-off management, officials from Hebei Province said at a press conference on Tuesday, according to media reports, after 326 cases were found in the province since January 2.
The coronavirus epidemic has pressed a fast-forward button on medical artificial intelligence (AI) applications, and the fight against the virus has put the technology further into practice, a report released by the Tencent Research Institute said.
Chinese smartphone brands, including Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo and Transsion, are expanding globally in recent months as they compete for the new 5G wave and the market shares formerly held by Huawei, the Chinese technology giant facing a US government ban of American semiconductor supplies.
Suppliers of pandemic preventative medicines are working in full swing to assure the stable supply for both the domestic and overseas markets, despite hurdles resulting from tightening regional lockdown measures amid a new wave of coronavirus outbreaks.
Australian government's rejection of a bid by a Chinese company is akin to politicalizing trade and investment, dampening the momentum of bilateral pragmatic cooperation between the countries, and harming Australia's own image and reputation, the Chinese Foreign Ministry (FM) said on Tuesday.
Most entrepreneurs and high-level executives from China, Japan and South Korea are optimistic about China's economic growth this year, according to a survey by the Global Times Research Center, Maeil Business Newspaper and Nikkei.
Companies from China, Japan and South Korea are expecting to continue to feel the weight of a trade war initiated by the US against China, while further technology decoupling is also likely during the incoming Joe Biden administration, Chinese analysts said on Monday.
Kweichow Moutai shares touched an all-time peak during Tuesday's morning session, despite news of a distillery's potential exposure to a confirmed COVID-19 case.
China's going to release the second batch of 30,000 tons central reserve frozen pork in 2021 on Friday, eight days after the first release of 20,000 tons on January 7, according to a notice on the official website of the China Merchandise Reserve Management Center on Tuesday.
An app within the Google Play store that could allow users to simulate different displays of China's health codes sparked social media uproar, as the app could potentially provide fake green code for people from medium-risk and high-risk areas and thus disrupt China's anti-epidemic effort at a time when a number of cities have reported a new wave of coronavirus outbreak.
Chinese traders are importing more coal from neighboring countries such as Russia and Mongolia, bringing the security of a healthy supply chain amid the backdrop of global uncertainty and disruption from the epidemic.
US digital money transfer platform PayPal has become the first third-party payment platform with 100 percent foreign ownership in China following its purchase of additional shares of the domestic payment firm GoPay.
Export orders for air purifiers produced in China rose nearly eight times and the cumulative gross merchandise value rose nearly 10 times from April to November 2020, with orders from virus-hit economies, such as the US and European countries rising rapidly, driven by growing demand for clean air to prevent COVID-19 infections.
Domestic technology giant Baidu Inc announced on Monday that it will establish an intelligent car company in partnership with the automaker Geely, which sparked interest and skepticism among Chinese netizens and experts. Some questioned the companies' plans after previous failures, while others said the new partnership is a good match.
Chinese tech giant Baidu Inc announced on Monday that it would establish an intelligent car company in partnership with mainland auto firm Geely, a step which has sparked interests and skepticism among Chinese netizens and experts. Some questioned the companies' abilities after a recent track record of failure, with others saying the new partnership is a good match.
Ride-hailing platform Didi was fined 1.07 million yuan ($165,240) for not abiding by epidemic prevention rules after its drivers repeatedly tested positive for coronavirus, Beijing's traffic regulator announced on Sunday.
The reported crash of a Boeing passenger jet after departure from Jakarta would not have an impact on its market prospects in China; instead, its sluggish recovery in the lucrative market is much more alarming, Chinese aviation analysts said.
Boeing said on Saturday that the company was in contact with its airline customer and stands ready to support them after the Indonesian Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ-182 crashed.
Douyin - China's domestic version of #TikTok, owned by tech firm ByteDance - was fined the maximum amount possible for spreading obscene, pornographic and vulgar content.
Luckin Coffee, the once-shining Chinese coffee chain that has been tainted by an accounting scandal, is embroiled in corporate governance infighting, with mounting confusion over an internal petition to remove chairman and CEO Guo Jinyi.
Amid an uproar over the sudden death of a Pinduoduo employee, another death - involving a deliveryman for online food delivery platform ele.me - has drawn public attention to the rights and interests of employees in internet enterprises.
Even as he incited violence in the US capital that plunged the country into chaos, President Donald Trump appears to be stepping up his ill attempt for China-US economic decoupling, as his administration reportedly mulls blacklisting Alibaba Group and Tencent Holdings, foreshadowing what Chinese analysts call a "dangerous" two weeks ahead for China-US relations.
Hu Huaibang, ex-governor of the China Development Bank, has been sentenced to life in prison following the conclusion of proceedings at Chengde Intermediate People's Court on Thursday on charges of taking bribes.
Apple assembler Foxconn and the Nanjing Economic and Technological Development Zone have agreed to start building electric sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) in 2022 for cash-strapped Chinese start-up Byton, Foxconn said in a recent statement.
Qualcomm Inc, the world's biggest supplier of mobile phone chips, said on Tuesday it had named its president and chip division head Cristiano Amon as its new chief executive.
Indonesian ride-hailing and payment firm Gojek and e-commerce leader Tokopedia are in advanced talks to seal a $18 billion merger ahead of potential stock market listings in Jakarta and the US, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Ladbrokes owner Entain said an $11 billion takeover approach from US casino operator MGM Resorts significantly undervalued its business, as companies move to capitalize on an expected boom in US sports betting.
The warehouse, located in Jiangbei New Area, stores imported products transported by FedEx, a US carrier.
China urges the US to stop its unreasonable suppression and reserves the right to “take necessary measures” against the Trump administration's new ban on Chinese apps' monetary transactions, China's Commerce Ministry said late Wednesday night.
In a potential second confusing U-turn, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is reportedly again considering plans to delist three major Chinese telecommunications firms after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin weighed in following the exchange's decision to give the companies a reprieve, adding uncertainty to the market and potentially jeopardizing US investors' interests, experts said on Wednesday.
Although production resumption in the post-pandemic era has greatly boosted steel demand, the high price for iron ore has further jeopardized the benefits to Chinese steel makers at the downstream. Industry insiders are calling for a change of the pricing mechanism for iron ore, which failed to thoroughly reflect actual supply and demand in the market.
A 12-meter-long self-driving bus produced by CRRC Times Electric Vehicles Co (CRRC EV) recently passed road trial in Paris, France. It's the first such public road test in France and the first Chinese driverless bus operating in the domestic market, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Wednesday.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) announced on its website on Tuesday that it sold 1,820,636 vehicles in the United States in 2020, down 17 percent from 2019.
With Donald Trump's imminent departure from the White House and Joe Biden set to take office, the incumbent US president is ramping up efforts to go to extremes to turn the US market into a minefield for Chinese software companies by signing an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese applications on Tuesday, including the popular payment apps Ant Group's Alipay and Tencent's WeChat Pay.
Two Chinese firms on Tuesday announced they had developed a rapid testing kit for the more transmissible variant of COVID-19, initially reported by the UK on December 14, and both said that results can come as fast as one hour.
The ripple effect of Tesla's surprising price reduction for the Chinese-made Model Y cars has continued, with market attention focused on the future competitive landscape created by the foreign player that has stirred up the new-energy vehicle (NEV) market in China.
Lai Xiaomin, former chairman of China Huarong Asset Management Co, was sentenced to death for taking huge bribes and bigamy, with his political rights withdrawn and all assets being confiscated, a court in North China's Tianjin ruled on Tuesday.
After the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) said it no longer intends to delist three Chinese telecom companies, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying reaffirmed the US status as an international financial center hangs on the trusts from international companies and global investors that built on a spirit of inclusiveness and certainty of rules.
A unit under China's genetics firm BGI on Tuesday confirmed it has developed a rapid testing kit for the new B.1.1.7 variant strain. Cases testing positive for coronavirus can further undergo the B.1.1.7 variant test, with results provided within an hour.
US-listed e-commerce platform Pinduoduo has deleted a controversial statement over a staffer's death claiming it was made by a marketing partner's employee who used his own mobile phone.
A Swedish media outlet has reported that Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson opposes a government ban preventing Huawei and ZTE from participating in the construction of 5G in the country.
Swedish media Dagens Nyheter (DN) recently reported that the US had put pressure on Sweden to exclude Huawei from its 5G network construction. Hua Chunying, a spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry, said on Monday during a press briefing that she had seen the relevant Swedish reports, which once again demonstrates that "it is the US that is resorting to intimidation and coercion everywhere in the world, and that China is the victim of such coercion."
The overtime culture in Chinese internet firms has only become more extreme over recent years, as an employee of one of China's largest e-commerce platforms working in their agricultural products division suddenly died, with excessive overtime being attributed as a main cause.
Several cities across China have stepped up investigation into auto parts shipped from firms involved in the latest sporadic COVID-19 cases in Beijing, after the virus was detected on environmental samples collected from the Beijing component facilities belonging to the Daimler Northeast Asia Parts Trading and Services Co, where positive coronavirus cases have been found previously.
China's securities regulator on Sunday vowed support for the country's three major telecom operators to safeguard their interests according to law after the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) announced it has started the process of delisting the Chinese telcos in move orchestrated by the Trump administration to crack down on Chinese businesses.
Meituan, a major Chinese e-commerce platform for recommending locally found consumer products, retail services and touristic sites, issued an apology on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo on Saturday in response to criticism that it had disrespected Chinese history by giving historical sites inappropriate tags.
Coronavirus has been found on environmental samples collected from the Beijing accessories department of the Daimler Northeast Asia Parts Trading and Services Co, where positive coronavirus cases have been found previously, Zhi Xianwei, a senior official in the capital's Shunyi district, said at a press conference on Sunday.
Tesla has blazed a trail through the world's biggest electric vehicle market successfully in some areas in 2020, but not so smoothly in other areas.
Huawei's enterprise businesses need to continue to scale back and concentrate on areas of strategic focus rather than trying to "do everything," Huawei's founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei told company staff in a recent internal email, signaling that the telecom giant might further adjust its strategies in face of challenges and competition.