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Rural Retiree Builds Transformers

Rural Retiree Builds Transformers

Watching as the metallic torso of an 8-meter-tall sculpture bearing an uncanny resemblance to the good-guy Transformer Bumblebee is hoisted…

Apr 10, 2018
Benjamin Roberts
War is a Continuation of Politics by Other Means

War is a Continuation of Politics by Other Means

"War is a continuation of politics by other means," Carl von Clausewitz famously declared. Trade is increasingly assuming that function, too.…

Apr 10, 2018
Benedict Armour
A Little-Known Chinese Smartphone Maker is Making Headlines in Africa

A Little-Known Chinese Smartphone Maker is Making Headlines in Africa

A little-known Chinese smartphone maker is making headlines in Africa and elsewhere. Shenzhen Transsion Holdings Co., which owns popular smartphone…

Mar 27, 2018
Mevlut Katik
US Jury Finds Chinese Wind Turbine Maker Sinovel Guilty of Stealing Trade Secrets

US Jury Finds Chinese Wind Turbine Maker Sinovel Guilty of Stealing Trade Secrets

A jury in Wisconsin found Sinovel Wind Group Co. guilty of conspiracy to commit trade secret theft, theft of trade secrets and wire fraud, the Chinese turbine manufacturer said.

Mar 27, 2018
Yicai Global
Audi Sets Up Two New China Units to Keep Up With Ever-Changing Auto Landscape

Audi Sets Up Two New China Units to Keep Up With Ever-Changing Auto Landscape

Audi AG and its Chinese partner FAW Group Corp. have agreed to set up two new units focused on sales…

Mar 22, 2018
Jamie Boynton
Chinese Student Earns $90,000 a Year Selling Baby Milk Formula

Chinese Student Earns $90,000 a Year Selling Baby Milk Formula

A university student is raking in nearly $90,000 a year by shipping baby formula home to western China.

Mar 22, 2018
Benjamin Roberts
China’s Smartphone Makers Support Qualcomm in Battle Against Hostile Takeover

China’s Smartphone Makers Support Qualcomm in Battle Against Hostile Takeover

Three of China’s leading smartphone makers have jointly issued support for US maker Qualcomm as it looks to stave off a hostile takeover by industry rival Broadcom.

Mar 20, 2018
William Clegg
China Eastern Starts Allowing In Flight Mobile Use

China Eastern Starts Allowing In Flight Mobile Use

Chinese private rocket developer One Space Technology Co. will focus efforts on creating a small-size, low-cost spaceship as it aspires…

Jan 26, 2018
Kevin McBride
We’re All Alibaba Drones

We’re All Alibaba Drones

Chinese e-commerce stalwart Alibaba may be pumping millions into its delivery drones, but its flying couriers pale in comparison to…

Jan 19, 2018
Zhou Xin
Qianwei Fengsheng Paper to Process Panda Poop, Food Waste to Make Tissues

Qianwei Fengsheng Paper to Process Panda Poop, Food Waste to Make Tissues

The China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda and Qianwei Fengsheng Paper Co. signed an agreement to make tissues using panda feces on Dec. 18.

Jan 4, 2018
Kevin McBride
Xi Jinping Centers China’s New Silent Revolution on a Public Domain, Toilets

Xi Jinping Centers China’s New Silent Revolution on a Public Domain, Toilets

Chinese history has never been short of revolutions. The latest insurgency is against the country’s outdated and rundown public restrooms.

Dec 15, 2017
Mevlut Katik
Chinese Park Halts Island Renovation Project to Protect Migrant Bird

Chinese Park Halts Island Renovation Project to Protect Migrant Bird

A park in the eastern Chinese city of Wenzhou has halted the renovation of its lake island in a bid to maintain the ecology for a wild bird that has flown there for winter.

Dec 15, 2017
Kevin McBride

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