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Chinese NEV start-up Byton suspends operations due to COVID-19 impact

Chinese new-energy vehicle (NEV) start-up Byton has confirmed with the Global Times that it will suspend operations from Wednesday for a strategic reorganization due to the impact of the COVID-19 ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/1 15:38:40

Face recognition applied to parts of public transport system in China's 'data valley'

Passengers are now able to take rail transit and bus rapid transit (BRT) using facial recognition technology in Guiyang, Southwest China's Guizhou Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/1 13:28:40

Beyond Meat makes retail-store debut in China

International alternative meat brands are accelerating their push into the Chinese market, with US industry giant Beyond Meat this week making its retail-store debut through cooperation with Chinese company Alibaba.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/1 11:13:11

Shanghai reveals new 5G plans covering business and transport

Shanghai will build a city-wide 5G network this year that will cover its major business circles and transportation hubs including two airports, a Shanghai government official said, according to media ...
Source: | 2020/7/1 0:59:08

US urged to do more for success of phase one trade deal: experts

Washington should do more to ensure the smooth implementation of the phase one China-US trade deal, rather than talking it down, smearing China to divert domestic attention amid the pandemic ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 21:20:29

Yiwu's Christmas orders slump 50% amid pandemic: insider

Yiwu in East China's Zhejiang Province, the world's largest Christmas product export market that produces 60 percent of global Christmas decorations, has been slammed by the global COVID-19 pandemic, with ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 19:53:40

China's PMI picks up in June amid steady recovery, but pressure remains

With the orderly progress of epidemic prevention and control and the resumption of production and work in China, the manufacturing industry has seen a steady recovery in June, with the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 10:48:40

China gives green light for chip maker, rare earth processer to be listed in A share market

China's securities regulator on Monday officially gave approval for Chinese chip maker Semiconductor International (SMIC) and rare earth processer Earth-Panda Advance Magnetic Material to be listed on China's Sci-Tech innovation ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/30 0:49:08

Pompeo's sinister remarks on African debt aimed at disrupting China-Africa relations: FM

China's Foreign Ministry slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's comments that China creates unsustainable debt burden in Africa, saying the statement lacks basic facts and only aims to disrupt ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 20:04:51

New Beijing outbreak deals blow to consumer confidence in China with seafood sales dropping 70%

The new COVID-19 outbreak in Beijing has dealt a heavy blow to the nation's seafood sector, pushing sales down 60-70 percent compared with pre-pandemic levels, and analysts said it's the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 19:58:44

Inbound M&A cases surpass outbound in China for first time in a decade: report

Newly announced foreign merger and acquisition (M&A) deals into China surpassed Chinese outbound deals in terms of both volume and value for the first time in a decade in the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 19:18:43

US companies hypocritical on Facebook ads

Some large US enterprises are now pulling advertisements from Facebook to pressure the company to crack down on hate speech and disinformation, but they kept silent during Hong Kong's social ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 19:03:44

FPSO platform with world's highest loading capacity put into use in Brazil

The P70, the Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) platform with the world's highest loading capacity, made by the China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC), was put into use in ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 16:02:22

US farm produce exporters eager to demonstrate high safety standards

US farm produce shippers are eager to demonstrate the high health and safety standards applied to their cargo headed for China amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a US agricultural trade association ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 16:02:00

Hilton teams up with Chinese property developer Country Garden

As domestic tourism sector slowly recovers, global hospitality giant Hilton has announced it will introduce Home2 Suites by Hilton to China, teaming up with Chinese property developer Country Garden.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/29 13:29:46

China's ARJ21 aircraft delivered to major domestic airlines

Three ARJ21 regional passenger planes were delivered to major domestic airlines on Sunday in Shanghai, marking the homegrown jetliner entering the domestic, mainstream civil aviation market.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/29 9:54:40

China mulls new data security law to protect information sovereignty

China's top legislature on Sunday began reviewing a draft law on data security, designed to establish basic systems for protection and management of data security, according to a report from ...
Source: | 2020/6/28 22:19:22

Foreign airlines plan to resume China flights in July

With business activity in China recovering, 16 foreign airlines including Delta, United Airlines and Singapore Airlines have unveiled plans to resume flights to China's major cities, with fares for popular ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/28 21:22:46