Tech Energy Business Strategy Videos Awards
Tech Energy Business Strategy Videos Awards

Xi Jinping unveils world’s longest sea bridge

The 55km bridge, which cost $20bn to construct, connects Hong Kong and Macau to the city of Zhuhai in mainland China. It was originally due to open in 2016 but was delayed due to budget and safety issues

Chinese regulator approves landmark homegrown cancer treatment drug

The cancer-treating drug was discovered and developed entirely on Chinese soil, a first for the country’s pharmaceutical sector

Qualcomm’s NXP takeover fails as US-China trade tensions extend to M&A market

Chinese regulators have refused to approve Qualcomm’s proposed $44bn acquisition of rival firm NXP in a move some have attributed to the escalating trade war between the US and China

Facebook confirms data-sharing relationships with Chinese companies

Facebook has confirmed the legitimacy of recent reports highlighting the company’s data-sharing relationships with several Chinese tech firms, some of which have since been restricted in the US on security grounds

China set to cut tariffs on auto imports

China has announced it will reduce tariffs on both cars and auto parts, providing foreign companies with better access to the Chinese market and further easing trade tensions with the US

Top 5 AI start-ups in Asia

Although China is currently dominating AI technology in Asia, other countries in the region are making significant progress, too. The New Economy looks at the biggest players attracting substantial investment at home and abroad

Tagged in: , , , ,

China becomes world’s second largest importer of LNG

New data has revealed China dramatically increased its import of liquid natural gas in 2017, while also ramping up the export of gasoline and diesel

Tagged in: , , ,

Tencent ramps up Alibaba competition with Vipshop investment

Tencent and e-commerce firm JD.com have announced a joint investment of $863m into online retailer Vipshop as part of efforts to take on rival company Alibaba

Alibaba hits a record $25.3bn in sales on Singles’ Day

On the biggest commercial day worldwide, the sales for the Chinese e-commerce giant totalled $25.3bn, more than 40 percent higher than in 2016

Tagged in: , ,

Antibiotic resistance: the super price of factory farming

As the appetite for meat in Asia grows, the techniques adopted by factory farms to meet demand are giving rise to antibiotic resistant bacteria, writes Kim Darrah

Tesla set to build its first factory in China following government approval

US electric vehicle firm Tesla has struck a deal with the Chinese Government to build a new facility in the country

Tagged in: , ,

Major Chinese bitcoin exchange stops trading

One of China’s top three bitcoin exchanges has announced that it will stop trading amid crackdown from authorities