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Starbucks to Own 100% of Its Stores Across China

Starbucks to Own 100% of Its Stores Across China

Do you know where the largest number of Starbucks stores in any city on the planet is? Shanghai! With nearly…

Aug 4, 2017
Mevlut Katik
A Space Station In Beijing

A Space Station In Beijing

Behind the steel doors of two bunkers in a Beijing suburb, university students are trying to find out how it feels to live in a space station on another planet.

Aug 4, 2017
Benjamin Roberts
Shanghai to Become World's 3rd Largest City

Shanghai to Become World's 3rd Largest City

Data shows that Shanghai is on its way towards becoming the world's third largest city by 2030.

Jul 27, 2017
Benjamin Roberts
Parents Picking Peppa Pig or Pleasant Goat Ponder If English Cartoons Are Preferable to Chinese Ones

Parents Picking Peppa Pig or Pleasant Goat Ponder If English Cartoons Are Preferable to Chinese Ones

An image of a ‘cartoon hierarchy’ has fueled heated debate in China as it suggests that Chinese children from wealthier families…

Jul 26, 2017
Kevin McBride
Dumped Sharing Bikes Occupy Tens Of Thousands of Square Meters

Dumped Sharing Bikes Occupy Tens Of Thousands of Square Meters

Images of techno-color bikes impounded in their thousands in Hangzhou in China’s southeastern Zhejiang province dazzled viewers. Nearby residents said they…

Jul 25, 2017
Benedict Armour
China's Demand for American Rice, Poultry Will Increase

China's Demand for American Rice, Poultry Will Increase

US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross recently announced ten points on which the US and China agreed to ease American products’…

Jul 18, 2017
Benedict Armour
Elon Musk Warns of AI's risks, Calls For Regulation Now

Elon Musk Warns of AI's risks, Calls For Regulation Now

Tesla's CEO says AI is the "biggest risk we face as a civilization."

Jul 17, 2017
Yicai Global
Interview With Yuval Noah Harari: AI Will Outperform Humans

Interview With Yuval Noah Harari: AI Will Outperform Humans

Will artificial intelligence best humans at everything ?

Jul 10, 2017
Yicai Global
Effortless Payment System at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

Effortless Payment System at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

Shanghai Hongqiao Airport has recently introduced an effortless payment system at its parking lots in tandem with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s [NYSE:BABA] online payment platform, Alipay.

Jul 6, 2017
Kevin McBride
The Grass Is Greener on the Other Side of the Fence for Tesla, but Browner for a Chinese NEV Maker

The Grass Is Greener on the Other Side of the Fence for Tesla, but Browner for a Chinese NEV Maker

Two NEV makers are seeking opportunity in each other’s back yards. Chinese-owned electric vehicle company SF Motors will buy AM…

Jul 6, 2017
Benedict Armour
IMF Recommends China Scale Back Mortgage Loans

IMF Recommends China Scale Back Mortgage Loans

IMF recommends China scale back mortgage loans.

Jul 4, 2017
Yicai Global
20th Shanghai International Film Festival Opens, With 45 Cinemas Across City Screening 500 films

20th Shanghai International Film Festival Opens, With 45 Cinemas Across City Screening 500 films

The 20th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), one of the largest cinema events in the Asia Pacific region, has opened…

Jun 30, 2017
Mevlut Katik