Global Talk

Facebook to Set Up Innovation Hub in Zhejiang to Help Chinese Firms Go Abroad

Facebook to Set Up Innovation Hub in Zhejiang to Help Chinese Firms Go Abroad

US social media behemoth Facebook will establish an innovation center in China to first serve Chinese firms who are eyeing overseas markets.

Aug 10, 2018
Emmi Laine
Ofo’s Supplier Switches Off Locks Over Unpaid Bill

Ofo’s Supplier Switches Off Locks Over Unpaid Bill

Troubles at Chinese bikesharer OfO continued this week as a supplier of wireless locks on its bicycles switched off its services over an unpaid bill.

Aug 10, 2018
William Clegg
Google Unveils Its First WeChat Mini App as It Continues Return to China

Google Unveils Its First WeChat Mini App as It Continues Return to China

Google has its first WeChat mini app, Guess My Sketch, as it looks to work its way back into an economy where many of its core products are banned.

Jul 31, 2018
James Boynton
Did China invent football ?

Did China invent football ?

the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (Fifa) states that the “very earliest form of the game for which there is…

Jul 26, 2018
Benjamin Roberts
Human-Headed Kite Is Charged With Plagiarism in Taipei

Human-Headed Kite Is Charged With Plagiarism in Taipei

A Taiwan-based curating company flew a thrilling ‘human-headed kite’ in the sky over Taipei as a promotion for an upcoming…

Jul 13, 2018
Benjamin Roberts
Tsinghua Uni Founds AI Research Institute Lead by CAS Academician

Tsinghua Uni Founds AI Research Institute Lead by CAS Academician

Tsinghua University, one of the top colleges in China, has founded an artificial intelligence research institute to lead the way in development of the leading AI development.

Jul 13, 2018
James Boynton
China Considers Bringing Millimeter Wave Scanners to Airport's Security Checks

China Considers Bringing Millimeter Wave Scanners to Airport's Security Checks

China is working toward replacing walk-through metal detectors for the use of millimeter wave scanners in security checks at airports to make these safety procedures more efficient and less intrusive.

Jul 13, 2018
Emmi Laine
ZTE’s Shares Flounder as US Senate Sounds Its Death Knell, Sets Crosshairs on Huawei

ZTE’s Shares Flounder as US Senate Sounds Its Death Knell, Sets Crosshairs on Huawei

Just when it looked as though US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping had brokered a deal to lift the US commerce department’s seven-year ban on sales of US

Jul 12, 2018
Benedict Armour
Magna,BJEV to Make ELetric Cars in World's Fastest Growing NEV Market

Magna,BJEV to Make ELetric Cars in World's Fastest Growing NEV Market

Beijing Electric Vehicle and Canadian parts maker Magna International are setting up two joint ventures to make new-energy vehicles and…

Jul 12, 2018
James Boynton
Chinese Tourists to Splurge USD462 Million on FIFA in Russia

Chinese Tourists to Splurge USD462 Million on FIFA in Russia

Some 100,000 Chinese tourists are expected to travel to Russia to watch the ongoing FIFA World Cup

Jul 11, 2018
Emmi Laine
Tik Tok Viewers Equal One Fifth of China’s Internet Users

Tik Tok Viewers Equal One Fifth of China’s Internet Users

Tik Tok, A short-video platform that was the most downloaded iOS app worldwide in the first quarter has disclosed its…

Jun 29, 2018
William Clegg
WeChat Pay Enters Russian Market in Time for World Cup

WeChat Pay Enters Russian Market in Time for World Cup

Chinese tourists in Russia will soon be able to use Tencent Holdings’ WeChat Pay mobile payment platform during their travels…

Jun 26, 2018
William Clegg

Pages