Huawei unveils new chip

BY CHINA DAILY Huawei on Friday unveiled a new smartphone chip, despite the challenges the company faces with US government restrictions. The move comes as Huawei announced that its smartphone shipments exceeded 100 million units by May 30 this year, about one month faster than the time it achieved the same figure in 2018. The new chip is designed with seven nanometer standards and is … Continue reading Huawei unveils new chip

China to provide North Korea “utmost assistance” in security

BY SILVI WRITER and XINHUA Beijing is to provide “utmost assistance” for Pyongyang’s to address security and development concerns, visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping told the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s paramount leader Kim Jong-Un on Thursday, Xinhua News Agency reported in a Chinese story. This is by far the clearest message that China is willing to provide its communist neighbor some sort of security … Continue reading China to provide North Korea “utmost assistance” in security

JD sales for June 18 shopping gala hits record high, again

BY CHINA DAILY Chinese e-commerce giant JD, which initially coined the June 18 shopping carnival, reported its sales during the 18-day promotion that ended on June 18 reached a staggering 201.5 billion yuan ($29.2 billion), compared with 159.2 billion yuan a year ago. Xu Lei, chief executive officer of JD Retail, said with the ongoing consumption upgrade in China, high-quality and imported products are favored … Continue reading JD sales for June 18 shopping gala hits record high, again

China’s top-level leaders who have been to North Korea

BY SILVI WRITER Chinese President Xi Jinping is finally going to visit North Korea this time, making him the first China’s top leader to do so in 14 years. Last year, Xi sent his right-hand man to go on his behalf. Li Zhanshu, chairman of the National People’s Congress and the third-ranking official in the Communist Party’s Politburo Standing Committee, visited Pyongyang as Xi’s special … Continue reading China’s top-level leaders who have been to North Korea

China, Russia boost Arctic gas extraction

BY CHINA DIALOGUE China and Russia promised more collaboration to open up the northern sea route and develop the Arctic region with more infrastructure, resource extraction and tourism, during Xi Jinping’s state visit last week. The so-called “Ice Silk Road”, which, ironically, is dependent on global heating reducing ice coverage, aims to “develop a global trade corridor between the Pacific and the Atlantic”, writes government … Continue reading China, Russia boost Arctic gas extraction

Global talent show comes to China

BY CHINA DAILY World’s Got Talent (WGT), a primetime television show aired on Hunan TV since April, brings together acts from the global Got Talent franchises. “It is an extension of the Got Talent brand, which aims to build on the format,” said Jonathan Bullen, WGT flying producer and multi-camera director. The show will be shot in Changsha, Central China’s Hunan province, and come in the form of a 13-part … Continue reading Global talent show comes to China

Hong Kong jumps into Top 10 most expensive locations for expats

BY BLOOMBERG Higher inflation and a strengthening currency have seen Hong Kong rocket into the fourth most expensive location in the world for expats, up from 11th last year. That makes the special administrative region one of the most pricey places to live in the Asia-Pacific region. That’s according to the latest cost of living survey published by ECA International. The annual study compares a basket of … Continue reading Hong Kong jumps into Top 10 most expensive locations for expats