Things you may want to know about Huawei’s first 5G mobile phone

Chinese mobile giant Huawei launched its first 5G mobile phone for commercial use on July 26. While consumers can’t wait to buy the new product, they may still have some concerns about it. 1. Can the phone function normally under both standalone and non-standalone 5G networks? Powered by the Balong 5000, Huawei’s first 7nm multi-code … Continue reading Things you may want to know about Huawei’s first 5G mobile phone

Over 90 percent of apps are collecting private data from users

Over 90 percent of mobile apps gained permissions to access users’ private information in the first half of 2018, according to a report recently released by the Tencent Research Institute and the Data Center of China Internet (DCCI), Xinhuanet.com reported. Statistics indicate that about 99.9 percent of Android apps obtained private information from their users … Continue reading Over 90 percent of apps are collecting private data from users

E-commerce to help Tibetan agricultural products go global

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com recently signed a cooperation agreement with one of Tibetan’s largest agricultural enterprises to help Tibetan agricultural products go global, Xinhuanet.com reported. According to the agreement, the enterprise will purchase high-quality local agricultural products including eggs, fruits, and vegetables, and then sell them to people around the world through the e-commerce platform … Continue reading E-commerce to help Tibetan agricultural products go global

China’s first commercial street using payment via facial recognition opens

A consumer tries to pay the bill using facial recognition equipment. (Photo courtesy of Ant Financial Services Group) China has launched facial recognition payment on Wuma Street, a famous commercial street in Wenzhou, east China’s Zhejiang province, Chinanews.com reported on Jan. 16. Wuma street is the first example of this technology being implemented in a … Continue reading China’s first commercial street using payment via facial recognition opens

China’s first smart micro-grid on remote island goes live

China’s first smart remote-island micro-grid is now operational on Yongxing Island in the South China Sea, turning electricity shortages into a thing of the past. Yongxing Island The micro-grid went live on May 27, and is a 3-generator system that can increase the island’s power supply eightfold. It marks the establishment of a smart hybrid … Continue reading China’s first smart micro-grid on remote island goes live

Thousands May Have Died Due to Bogus Statin Risks, Says Big Pharma Funded Study

Bogus claims about the risk of statins – the group of medicines that are said to fight cholesterol – may have resulted in tens of thousands of deaths, researchers have said, after a study found the drugs do not cause the claimed side effects that have deterred many from using them. The research, conducted by … Continue reading Thousands May Have Died Due to Bogus Statin Risks, Says Big Pharma Funded Study

Commissioner of Agriculture promotes EU beef in China

China could shortly allow imports of beef from France, Germany and the Netherlands, which have been under embargo for almost 17 years, according to the EU Commissioner of Agriculture Phil Hogan, Yicai.com reported. Shanghai Customs officials inspect imported beef from the EU According to Chinese industry authorities, the country sees a supply shortage of 8 … Continue reading Commissioner of Agriculture promotes EU beef in China

Chinese folk instruments first included into western music education system

Chinese folk instruments have been included into the Western music education system for the first time ever, said China’s Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM) and Bard College Conservatory of Music, CCTV.com reported on Dec. 5. The American college is to enroll students in Chinese folk instruments performance starting from autumn 2018. The students will be … Continue reading Chinese folk instruments first included into western music education system