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  1. Ivan Leon

    Geely Mulls $1.9 Billion Revival Plan for Lotus Cars

    The Chinese owner of Lotus Cars is considering an investment of at least 1.5 billion pounds ($1.9 billion) to revive the iconic British brand featured in James Bond movies, according to people familiar with the matter. Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., which also controls Volvo Car Group, plans...
  2. MJG

    Importing from China

    Hi. I have a range of products that I want to import from China. I need to get quotes and get in touch with the factories that produce the products. I don't trust Alibaba at all. I am looking for advice on how to go about this or otherwise who can source these products and prices for me...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Glorified vending machines raise billions in China

    Glorified vending machines raise billions in China Chinese offices aren’t known for cushy perks. So imagine Ben Jiang’s surprise when he showed up one morning to find a bright pink kiosk in the lobby, laden with fruit, yogurt and steamed buns. [Bloomberg]
  4. Jamie McKane

    China to limit Bitcoin mining power usage

    China to limit Bitcoin mining power usage China plans to limit power use by some bitcoin miners.
  5. N

    MTN no roaming contract with China

    Just venting... MTN does not have roaming contract in China Just learnt it the hard way... Now I won't be able to receive any SMS or important calls for the whole duration of my stay... Thank you MTN
  6. Jamie McKane

    Chinese smartphone makers to take on Apple

    Chinese smartphone makers to take on Apple China’s top smartphone makers are ready to challenge Apple on its home turf after trouncing the iPhone maker in their own market.
  7. Jamie McKane

    China is producing over 100,000 robots a year

    China is producing over 100,000 robots a year Annual production of industrial robots surpassed 100,000 for the first time -- and it only took 10 months.
  8. X

    Chinese shipping

    Hi all I'm in need of some help. I want to start importing cosmetics from China and selling them here is SA but apparently I need a shipping agent who will clear customs for me. Does anyone have any information on where I can get this agent. TIA
  9. Jamie McKane

    China shifts its focus from semiconductors to IoT

    China shifts its focus from semiconductors to IoT China’s signaling a tempering of its ambitions to become a global semiconductor power.
  10. Newsfeed

    The $30-billion startup worth more than Airbnb

    The $30-billion startup worth more than Airbnb China’s Meituan Dianping just became the world’s fourth-most valuable startup, reaching a $30 billion valuation that puts it ahead of high-fliers like Airbnb Inc. and Space X.
  11. Newsfeed

    China starts shutting down Bitcoin exchanges

    China starts shutting down Bitcoin exchanges China has launched its plan to shut down Bitcoin exchanges in Beijing and Shanghai, according to the BBC.
  12. Ivan Leon

    China: VW recalls 4.86 million cars with Takata airbags

    Volkswagen Group China, Volkswagen (China) Import Co. Ltd. (VGIC), FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co. Ltd. (FAW-VW) and SAIC Volkswagen Automotive Co. Ltd. (SAIC VW) have jointly issued a recall for more than 4.86 million vehicles manufactured from 2006 or later due to a faulty airbag inflator made...
  13. Newsfeed

    Cryptocurrency exchanges in China ordered to close – Report

    Cryptocurrency exchanges in China ordered to close – Report Authorities in China have ordered cryptocurrency exchanges in the country to halt trading, reported Reuters
  14. Newsfeed

    Internet finance body suggests tougher regulations for virtual currencies

    Internet finance body suggests tougher regulations for virtual currencies China’s Internet finance body has urged regulators to create a tougher framework of regulations, Reuters reported.
  15. Jamie McKane

    China's smartphone manufacturers are taking on Apple

    China's smartphone manufacturers are taking on Apple Apple's new iPhones are expected to come with vibrant full-screen displays, wireless charging and other cutting-edge technology. But consumers in China can get those features on other devices already -- and without the sticker shock.
  16. Jamie McKane

    China declares initial coin offerings illegal

    China declares initial coin offerings illegal China’s central bank said initial coin offerings are illegal and asked all related fundraising activity to be halted immediately.
  17. Newsfeed

    China demands identities of online commenters

    China demands identities of online commenters From 1 October, the Chinese government will require technology companies to hold the identities of online commenters, reported the Financial Times.
  18. Newsfeed

    WeChat, Weibo, and Tieba investigated for breaching regulations

    WeChat, Weibo, and Tieba investigated for breaching regulations The Cyberspace Administration in China is investigating the country’s top social media sites for failing to ban content which is violent, obscene, or deemed offensive, Reuters reported.
  19. Newsfeed

    China sends “unbreakable” quantum code from satellite

    China sends “unbreakable” quantum code from satellite China has transmitted an encrypted signal from a satellite using quantum key distribution technology, Reuters reported.
  20. Newsfeed

    Photon quantum teleported from Earth to orbit

    Photon quantum teleported from Earth to orbit A research team in China has teleported a photon from the ground in Tibet to a satellite orbiting 500km above it, the MIT Review reported.
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