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Tesla Sets Its First Chinese Technology Innovation Center in Beijing

Tesla Sets Its First Chinese Technology Innovation Center in Beijing

US electric vehicle leviathan Tesla has set up a technology innovation center in Beijing to research and develop new-energy products, it announced yesterday. The news follows hard on the heels…

Jul 13, 2018
Liu Jing & Liao Shumin
China’s First Bank Membership Outlet Opens in New Retail Pilot

China’s First Bank Membership Outlet Opens in New Retail Pilot

Big state-backed Bank of China has recently partnered with fintech company Beijing WhichBank Information Technology to set up the first…

Jul 9, 2018
Dou Shicong
Beijing Grants Road-Test License to Autonomous Driving Startup Pony.ai

Beijing Grants Road-Test License to Autonomous Driving Startup Pony.ai

Driverless car firm Pony.ai has secured a road test license from Beijing authorities, making it the first startup able to try out its technology on the streets of China’s capital.

Jul 3, 2018
Liao Shumin
Beijing to Drive Innovation With USD4.6 Billion Sci-Tech Fund of Funds

Beijing to Drive Innovation With USD4.6 Billion Sci-Tech Fund of Funds

Beijing’s municipal government has set up a fund of funds in China’s capital to the tune of CNY30 billion (USD4.6 billion) aimed at spurring on innovation in the science and technology sectors.

Jun 25, 2018
Tang Shihua
Leshi Gains After Debt-Laden Firm Says It Is Tackling Liabilities, Plans New TVs

Leshi Gains After Debt-Laden Firm Says It Is Tackling Liabilities, Plans New TVs

Shares of Leshi Internet Information and Technology, the listed arm of Jia Yueting’s embattled LeEco conglomerate, climbed after the company…

Jun 22, 2018
Chen Juan & Liu Jing
Beijing Plans China’s Biggest Internet of Energy to Cut Consumption

Beijing Plans China’s Biggest Internet of Energy to Cut Consumption

Beijing Plans China’s Biggest Internet of Energy to Cut Consumption

Jun 22, 2018
Dou Shicong
Beijingers Miss Out on Deposit-Free Bike Sharing; Firms Don't Expect Revolt

Beijingers Miss Out on Deposit-Free Bike Sharing; Firms Don't Expect Revolt

China’s top bike sharers Mobike, Ofo and Hellobike have all recently adjusted their deposit-free riding policies, but left one city in the dark: Beijing.

Jun 15, 2018
Liao Shumin
Lianjia Is Unaware of Chairman’s Plans to Buy Pacific Century Place, Executive Says

Lianjia Is Unaware of Chairman’s Plans to Buy Pacific Century Place, Executive Says

Workers at Beijing Homelink Real Estate Brokerage, one of China’s biggest property agencies and better known as Lianjia, are not…

Jun 11, 2018
Xu Wei
Beijing Is Cutting Coal Use Faster Than Planned

Beijing Is Cutting Coal Use Faster Than Planned

China’s capital has achieved its goal of cutting coal use well ahead of schedule. Beijing plans to burn less than…

Jun 6, 2018
Dou Shicong
Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai in Top 20 World's Most Influential Cities

Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai in Top 20 World's Most Influential Cities

Hong Kong ranked as the fifth most influential city in the world, while China's mainland cities of Beijing and Shanghai…

Jun 5, 2018
Xu Wei
Beijing to Start Construction of First Bike-Only Road in September

Beijing to Start Construction of First Bike-Only Road in September

China's Beijing will start building its first road dedicated to bicycles in September. The main part of the 6.5-kilometer route will be completed at the end of June next year.

May 24, 2018
Dou Shicong