POLICE ADVISE PROHIBITION OF ONLINE PRO-SUICIDE GROUPS

The recent tragic suicide of two university students in Anhui province has triggered increased concern over the mental health of young people. A police investigation showed that the two young victims made a suicide pact via QQ, a popular instant messaging platform. At the same time, a recent survey revealed that there are many such … Continue reading POLICE ADVISE PROHIBITION OF ONLINE PRO-SUICIDE GROUPS

Quarter of Chinese preschoolers spend more than half hour online each day

More than 23% of Chinese children from 3 to 6 years old spend more than half an hour on the Internet every day, according to a report issued at a forum on children’s cyber security. The report said that these preschoolers are similar to adults in terms of their online habits, enjoying online entertainment, shopping, … Continue reading Quarter of Chinese preschoolers spend more than half hour online each day

China’s express delivery industry witnesses rapid growth

(Photo/Xinhua) China’s express delivery business exceeded that of the U.S., Japan and European economies combined in 2018, accounting for more than half of the global express delivery market, according to a report on the industry released by the State Post Bureau on July 10. Chinese delivery firms handled a total of 50.7 billion parcels in … Continue reading China’s express delivery industry witnesses rapid growth

Bitcoin rise prompts mining boom

A view of Huaqiangbei in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong Province Photo: VCG Merchants at Huaqiangbei sell Bitcoin mining machines. Photo: Courtesy of a local merchant Huaqiangbei used to be a struggling electronics marketplace in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong Province, but it has recently bounced back thanks to the Bitcoin mining business. “The mining machine business … Continue reading Bitcoin rise prompts mining boom

China sees robust foreign trade in 2020

Employees manufacture photovoltaic batteries to be exported at Shenzhou New Energy Co., Ltd. of Lianyungang, east China’s Jiangsu province, Aug. 11, 2020. (People’s Daily Online/Geng Yuhe) China secured extraordinary performance in its foreign trade against headwinds in the past year thanks to the country’s targeted measures to stabilize entities, market share, export orders and the … Continue reading China sees robust foreign trade in 2020

China’s tobacco consumption accounts for 44% of world’s total

China’s tobacco consumption accounts for 44% of the world’s total, said a recent report jointly issued by 37 organizations, including the Chinese Preventative Medicine Association and the Chinese Association of Tobacco Control. China has seen 15 million new smokers in 5 years. As a result, it is urgent for the country to step up its … Continue reading China’s tobacco consumption accounts for 44% of world’s total

World’s largest biomass power plant produces electricity by consuming agricultural residue

The Zhanjiang Biomass Power Plant in China’s Guangdong province, the largest biomass power plant in the world, produces electricity by consuming local biomass fuels, including mallet bark and bagasse, Guangzhou Daily reported. According to insiders, the power plant can supply over 650 million kilowatt-hours on a yearly basis. Biomass power generation is able to help … Continue reading World’s largest biomass power plant produces electricity by consuming agricultural residue

CHINA LIKELY TO SEE BIRTH PEAK AT END OF YEAR

China is likely to encounter a peak in births at the end of 2016, one year after the implementation of the country’s two-child policy. According to Yuan Xin, professor with the Population and Development Institute under Nankai University, many women who currently intend to have a second child are now pregnant. Therefore, the birth peak … Continue reading CHINA LIKELY TO SEE BIRTH PEAK AT END OF YEAR

Chinese brands rank in 2019 Brand Finance Global 500 report

(Photo/huanqiu.com) Many Chinese brands ranked among the world’s 500 most valuable, according to the Brand Finance Global 500 report released on Jan. 22 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Huanqiu.com reported on Jan. 30. The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ranked as the world’s 8th most valuable brand, while Huawei, China’s leading … Continue reading Chinese brands rank in 2019 Brand Finance Global 500 report