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Chinese Hotel Sells Out Tea Eggs for USD423 Each

Chinese Hotel Sells Out Tea Eggs for USD423 Each

A Chinese resort in eastern Jiangsu province has sold out a limited edition of tea-infused boiled eggs for over USD400 each.

Sep 20, 2018
Emmi Laine
Beijing Broadens Foreigners’ Access to A Share Market

Beijing Broadens Foreigners’ Access to A Share Market

China’s securities regulator is planning to allow more foreigners to open mainland share accounts starting next month.

Aug 31, 2018
James Boynton
Chinese Cheats Play Plane Ticket Tricks as Trump Trashes Turkish Lira

Chinese Cheats Play Plane Ticket Tricks as Trump Trashes Turkish Lira

If one bought a ticket on the international website of Ctrip.Com International, paid in Turkish lira, then went to China Southern Airlines app to…

Aug 31, 2018
Benedict Armour
New High Speed Rail Link Will Slash Beijing Hong Kong Travel Times by Nearly Two Thirds

New High Speed Rail Link Will Slash Beijing Hong Kong Travel Times by Nearly Two Thirds

The Hong Kong section of a high-speed rail link connecting it with the Chinese mainland is set to open to passengers in September

Aug 29, 2018
James Boynton
ZTE Rises Like a Phoenix

ZTE Rises Like a Phoenix

ZTE has successfully completed tests of indoor 3.5 gigahertz and core fifth-generation wireless network technology in China’s third-phase national testing of the communications matrix on July 20

Aug 17, 2018
Benedict Armour
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

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