China takes the lead in launching facial recognition payment for commercial use

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba has recently launched the world’s first facial recognition payment technology at a KFC restaurant in Hangzhou, signifying that China has taken the lead in the commercial use of the technology, Workers’ Daily reported on Sept.13. It takes approximately 10 seconds for a costumer to pay their bill using the facial recognition … Continue reading China takes the lead in launching facial recognition payment for commercial use

13,000 Shenzhen residents banned over shared bike traffic violations

A total of 13,615 people who committed traffic violations while riding shared bikes in Shenzhen have banned from using the service from July 17 to 23 after a new regulation took effect from the beginning of the month. It is the first ban on bike sharing issued by Shenzhen authorities, the city’s traffic police said. … Continue reading 13,000 Shenzhen residents banned over shared bike traffic violations

China’s ban on imported waste to spur global environmental campaigns

China’s recent ban on imported waste has aroused broad international attention. Some countries which are no longer able to dispose such huge amounts of trash even criticized China groundlessly. However, justice always prevails as there are also rational voices supporting China saying the world should be grateful to China since this current move to ban … Continue reading China’s ban on imported waste to spur global environmental campaigns

AIRLINE PASSENGERS PREVENTING FROM BOARDING PLANE WITH SAMSUNG NOTE 7 PHONES

Two passengers were found carrying two still-in-the-box Samsung Note 7 phones during a routine security check at Tianjin Binhai International Airport on Oct. 29. This is the first time passengers have been found with the phone after Chinese authorities banned the model from airplanes. Due to many cases of spontaneous combustion, the Civil Aviation Administration … Continue reading AIRLINE PASSENGERS PREVENTING FROM BOARDING PLANE WITH SAMSUNG NOTE 7 PHONES

Commentary: Innovation can decorate China’s tomorrow

On Monday, the US Commerce Department banned American companies from selling components to China’s telecommunications-gear maker ZTE Corp. This triggered in-depth discussions focused on the urgency for China to support development of its own core technologies in the telecommunications industry. China’s telecommunications industry has been developing rapidly with the percentage of self-made chips on the … Continue reading Commentary: Innovation can decorate China’s tomorrow

Shawan Ancient Town

Shawan Ancient Town is located in the center of Panyu district in southern Guangzhou. Originally built during the Song Dynasty (960-1279), it has a history of over 800 years. Throughout its long history, Shawan Ancient Town has created and preserved Lingnan culture, primarily traditional historical culture and folk culture. It is a quintessential example of … Continue reading Shawan Ancient Town

China tightens supervision over civil servant liquor bans

Local governments have recently been stepping up their supervision over liquor bans applied to civil servants. From banning any drinking during work hours to prohibiting alcohol at official receptions, China is increasingly cracking down on alcohol consumption among government employees. A total of 30 alcohol violations have so far been reported by disciplinary inspection departments … Continue reading China tightens supervision over civil servant liquor bans

China’s market demand of automobiles to reach 29.98 million in 2018: report

China’s market demand of automobiles is expected to reach 29.98 million in 2018, according to a report released by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) on Jan. 11, China News reported. The report, which analyzed factors including macro economy, population structure, products, and policies that influence the automobile market, found that sales volume of automobiles … Continue reading China’s market demand of automobiles to reach 29.98 million in 2018: report