China tied with US in global 5G race

BY SILVI WRITER China and the US are tied for the first, at least for now, in the race for 5G, or fifth-generation wireless networks expected to unlock new services, a new survey finds on Tuesday. China enjoys “significant advantages” in infrastructure and the availability of mid-band spectrum for 5G, key for data transfer, according to a report for wireless industry group CTIA by Analysys … Continue reading China tied with US in global 5G race

Over 360 cultural relics to return China from US

BY CHINA DAILY 361 Chinese cultural relics lost to the United States will return to their home country. The National Cultural Heritage Administration and the FBI signed agreement for repatriation of the cultural relics on Thursday (local time) in Indianapolis, Indiana. It is the third and so far the biggest-scale return of lost cultural relics from the United States to China since 2009, when the … Continue reading Over 360 cultural relics to return China from US

Space competition ‘Inevitable’ between China and US

BY SILVI WRITER and GLOBAL TIMES China should be prepared for both cooperation and competition with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), said a Chinese expert on Thursday after NASA photographed China’s new lunar lander on the far side of the moon. The Business Insider reported on Wednesday that a month after China pulled off its historic Chang’e 4 mission, which landed robots on … Continue reading Space competition ‘Inevitable’ between China and US

Huawei founder: My daughter is ‘Very Strong’

BY GLOBAL TIMES Ren Zhengfei (任正非), founder of China’s Huawei Technologies, who usually keeps a low profile, appeared before journalists Thursday and stressed that his company does not steal trade secrets. But this has not deterred aggressively hostile attitude from the West. The Shenzhen-based company has been facing growing pressure from Western countries, particularly the US, as local politicians consider it an arm of the … Continue reading Huawei founder: My daughter is ‘Very Strong’

Can China and the US Avoid a new ‘Cold War’?

BY SILVI WRITER Former US president Jimmy Carter warned of the risks of sliding into a “modern Cold War” with China and called on both sides to find a common cause on African development. Marking the 40th anniversary of his January 1979 normalisation of relations with Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, Carter voiced concern that both countries were increasingly describing each other as threats. “If top … Continue reading Can China and the US Avoid a new ‘Cold War’?

Chinese firm rolls out first Made-in-USA subway cars

BY SILVI WRITER and XINHUA The CRRC Corporation, one of China’s major rail companies, announced on Tuesday the completion of the first pair of new subway cars built in its US factory in western Massachusetts. The CRRC said the vehicles would be delivered to the US state to replace cars that have been serving the Orange Line of Boston for decades, as “it lobbies the … Continue reading Chinese firm rolls out first Made-in-USA subway cars

In 2012, this Iowa man hosted Xi. Now Trump’s trade war is hurting his soybean farm

BY XIE YU, SCMP On an autumn morning in November, Grant Kimberley told a room full of visitors how income from his 4,000-acre (1,600 hectares) family farm in Maxwell, Iowa, has plummeted by as much as 25 per cent in a year, because of the trade war that his president has started with his largest export market. “Soybeans and agriculture have become the collateral damage” … Continue reading In 2012, this Iowa man hosted Xi. Now Trump’s trade war is hurting his soybean farm