Business & Technology

News ways of making and spending money with your phone – China’s latest business and technology news

Tech in Asia has an article highlighting five innovative ways that Chinese consumers are spending money using their…

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China leads world in female billionaires – China’s latest business and technology news

The South China Morning Post notes that according to the Hurun Richest Women in China 2017 report, “There are…

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Inequality in the crosshairs, but dim outlook for economic reform – China’s latest business and technology news

Though some pundits are still saying that the second five years of Xi Jinping’s term will see long-promised market-based…

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Oversaturation in the on-demand services market – China’s latest business and technology news

Several recent articles highlight cases of on-demand and short-term-rental companies struggling in an oversaturated market in China: The China president…

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Tesla to pay import tariffs on cars built in planned Shanghai plant – China’s latest business and technology news

The Wall Street Journal reports (paywall) that American electric-car maker Tesla has reached a deal with the government of…

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China approves Ebola vaccine – China’s latest business and technology news

Caixin reports that the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has approved a vaccine for Ebola, the contagious virus…

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Chinese comedy eclipses ‘Home Alone’ record, helps country set new, though dubious, holiday box office high

Like the Lunar New Year holiday, the weeklong National Day holiday in China has become one of the…

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Putting the environment above the economy – China’s latest business and technology news

Measures to reduce the air pollution that chokes China’s cities are starting to bite: Reuters reports that “China has ordered…

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China: The frontier of networked money – China’s latest business and technology news

In the last two years, China has gone from a country without credit cards to a cashless…

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Volvo — now a Chinese company — takes on Tesla – China’s latest business and technology news

The Wall Street Journal reports (paywall) that Volvo, the Swedish car company owned by China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group,…

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In China, a skewed system leads to sweeping science fraud – China’s latest business and technology news

The New York Times reports (paywall) on what has led to China becoming the world’s capital of science fraud,…

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Why the biggest Bitcoin mines are in China – China’s latest business and technology news

Ieee.org, which describes itself as “the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology,” has published an…

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Regulators target risk in insurance industry – China’s latest business and technology news

After “years of booming growth amid lax supervision,” the insurance sector is finally getting attention from China’s famously risk-averse…

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Alibaba to nearly triple R&D spending to $15 billion over three years – China’s latest business and technology news

Ecommerce giant Alibaba is furthering its push into new technologies such as quantum computing and artificial intelligence with a…

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Chinese mines in Congo ordered to stop exporting cheap metals – China’s latest business and technology news

Reuters reports that the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has ordered the Sicomines joint venture to stop exporting…

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