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Suzhou, Beijing, Tianjin Are China’s Most Livable Cities on EIU’s Global List

Suzhou, Beijing, Tianjin Are China’s Most Livable Cities on EIU’s Global List

The Economist Intelligence Unit of London-based The Economist news journal published its 2018 ranking for the most livable cities worldwide yesterday. Eight cities in China’s Mainland made the list,…

Aug 15, 2018
Feng Difan
PM2.5 Pollution in China’s Cities Kills, Takes 1.5% Bite out of Annual GDP

PM2.5 Pollution in China’s Cities Kills, Takes 1.5% Bite out of Annual GDP

Acceleration of industrialization and urbanization are inflicting deteriorating air quality on China, with smoggy weather ever more frequent. This has…

Aug 14, 2018
Zhang Ke
New High Speed Rail Link to Slash Beijing-Hong Kong Travel Times Next Month

New High Speed Rail Link to Slash Beijing-Hong Kong Travel Times Next Month

The Hong Kong section of a high-speed rail link connecting the special administrative region to the Chinese mainland is set…

Aug 10, 2018
Liao Shumin
Beijing to Get Bike-Share Monitoring Platform by Year-End

Beijing to Get Bike-Share Monitoring Platform by Year-End

China’s capital is accelerating the creation of a platform to strengthen government oversight of the city’s dockless bike-sharing sector, with a view to taking the system live in late December.

Aug 7, 2018
Xu Wei
Beijing Will Curb Surplus Shared Bikes, Start Real-Time Monitoring

Beijing Will Curb Surplus Shared Bikes, Start Real-Time Monitoring

Beijing’s transport commission decided yesterday to stop adding shared bikes to the city's streets and stiffen the management of existing…

Aug 3, 2018
Liao Shumin
E-Bike Startup Qeebike Raises USD10 Million in A+ Round, Led by Kymco Capital

E-Bike Startup Qeebike Raises USD10 Million in A+ Round, Led by Kymco Capital

Shared electric bike startup Qeebike Technology has raised USD10 million in its A+ round of financing, while closing its ears…

Aug 2, 2018
Tang Shihua & Liu Jing
Rising Salaries Drive Chinese Disposable Income Growth in First Half

Rising Salaries Drive Chinese Disposable Income Growth in First Half

The per capita disposable income of Chinese residents rose 8.7 percent in the first half of this year, reaching CNY14,000…

Jul 31, 2018
Liu Jing & Tang Shihua
After Beijing's Palace Museum Went Online, It Sold Over USD147 Mln of Products

After Beijing's Palace Museum Went Online, It Sold Over USD147 Mln of Products

The Palace Museum in Beijing's historical Forbidden City sold over CNY1 billion (USD147.5 million) worth of products last year, boosted by its presence on e-commerce platforms.

Jul 26, 2018
Liu Jing & Tang Shihua
Beijing Nearly Hit Annual Target for Public Rentals in First Half

Beijing Nearly Hit Annual Target for Public Rentals in First Half

Beijing allocated some 10,000 public rental houses and handed out related subsidies to about 2,600 households in the first half…

Jul 23, 2018
Dou Shicong
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