Taiwan leader’s soft words aren’t fooling anyone

Taiwan “president” Tsai Ing-wen delivered her “National Day” address Tuesday. It’s jaw-dropping that Tsai spared no word in glossing over her awful political performance yet kept silent about Taiwan’s problems and challenges. The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration is undoubtedly the world’s No.1 in vaunting its alleged achievements. Tsai claimed that there are more than … Continue reading Taiwan leader’s soft words aren’t fooling anyone

Australian Open fans say sale of Chinese bottled water at event “unpatriotic”

Recently, a Chinese brand of bottled water has encountered unexpected problems in Australia after Australian Open fans called the sales of the Chinese water at the Aussie event “unpatriotic.” As one of the sponsors of the tennis event, Ganten is the first Chinese food and drink brand to cooperate with the Australian Open, and it … Continue reading Australian Open fans say sale of Chinese bottled water at event “unpatriotic”

Kellyanne Conway Brings Blunt Talk About Gender to the White House

Kellyanne Conway’s appointment Thursday as counselor to the president elevates a woman to a key position of power in an administration that’s faced criticism over being too white and male. Out of 26 named White House staff or cabinet members thus far, only six, including Conway, are women. She remains the only woman in a … Continue reading Kellyanne Conway Brings Blunt Talk About Gender to the White House

Low-end market becomes an arena for e-commerce platforms

Miao Tingting (left), a partner of a Taobao shop helps local villagers to buy items online in Shengli village, Chaohu, Anhui province. (Xinhua/Guo Chen) China’s rural areas, with 211 million recorded net users by the end of June 2018, have become a market from which e-commerce platforms compete to seize a larger share, Economic Daily … Continue reading Low-end market becomes an arena for e-commerce platforms

Robot manufacturers focus on middle and high-end market

Photo taken on Aug. 21, 2019 shows domestic robots exhibited at the World Robot Exhibition in Beijing, capital of China. (Xinhua/Li Xin) China’s robot market will be worth an estimated $8.7 billion in 2019, accounting for about 30 percent of the global robotics market, according to a report released by the Chinese Institute of Electronics. … Continue reading Robot manufacturers focus on middle and high-end market

China’s investment in Belt and Road countries warms up in Q1

China’s investment in the Belt and Road countries continued to rise in the first quarter of 2017, despite an overall decrease in the country’s outbound direct investment. In the first three months of 2017, Chinese enterprises invested $2.95 billion in the non-financial sectors of 43 countries along the Belt and Road route, accounting for 14.4 … Continue reading China’s investment in Belt and Road countries warms up in Q1

China to introduce eIDs embedded in SIM cards

China is planning to embed personal identity information into SIM cards to better protect citizens’ private information, according to the country’s Ministry of Public Security (MPS). Personal information leakage has become a serious problem in the era of Internet. According to incomplete statistics, some 6.5 billion pieces of personal information of Chinese citizens were leaked … Continue reading China to introduce eIDs embedded in SIM cards

Domestic cosmetics flourish, aim for high-end market

(Photo/pixabay.com) Domestic cosmetics are becoming more popular thanks to their improving quality. In 2019, domestic brands took a 56 percent share of the market, according to a report released by Tencent in May. For three consecutive years, the online sales of traditional skincare brand Pechoin ranked first among cosmetics brands sold on Taobao on Double … Continue reading Domestic cosmetics flourish, aim for high-end market