Michael Moritz, the chairman of VC firm Sequoia Capital, is a huge fan of Chinese internet companies and reiterated his enthusiasm for the Chinese market in an interview with The Wall Street Journal Wednesday. The billionaire investor...Show More Summary
Tweet(I don’t know how else to say it (without using even more gerunds…)) I’ve never seen anything like this – every weekend they’re out there on Laguna staring up at the damage caused by a Chinese citizen like nine months ago. Does this ladder arrangement look safe to you, Gentle Reader? Mmmm… Speaking of ladders […]
Online food delivery services are growing in popularity in China, amid an increase in the numbers of overweight and obese people there.
China has announced a new stimulus program. The Government in the People’s Republic is walking a tightrope. On the one hand, if the economy tanks, there will be an increase in civil unrest. And on the other hand, if the Chinese Government...Show More Summary
WHO welcomes the commitment from the Government of the People’s Republic of China to dispatch a mobile laboratory team to Sierra Leone to enhance the laboratory testing capacity for Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the country. The contribution...Show More Summary
Apple’s new iPhone 6 might not be available in mainland China any time soon. But, according to local authorities, plenty of people there have already wrapped their hands around its contours.
A “crisis of credibility” in Chinese officialdom tops the list of the 10 biggest national concerns among the country’s people, according to a new survey.
Are you one of those mindless drones who can't stay of your smartphone long enough to glimpse the real world, interact with other humans, or even see where you're walking? Then the Chinese city of Chongqing is where you need to be! Read more...
Yuanification continues around the world. As The USA attempts to corral its allies in a 'broad coalition', an increasing number of people - including domestic economic policy advisors - are shifting away from the USD as primary reserve currency. Show More Summary
A Chinese court on Friday sentenced three people to death for their part in masterminding the Kunming Train Station attack in March that killed 31 and injured 141, according to Xinhua. Another suspect was sentenced to life for taking part in the massacre. [ more › ]
How many times have you bumped into someone while walking down the street because your face was buried in your phone? Apparently this happens all too often in one Chinese city — so much so that an entire street lane has been set aside for those who can't stop staring at their phones. Show More Summary
Texting and tweeting? Then keep to the left, people
Asia is so often the vanguard of new tech trends: how about dedicating walking lanes for people using mobile phones? That’s what is happening in Chongqing City, where the country’s first “exclusive sidewalk for mobile phone users” has been introduced, according to the People’s Daily newspaper. Show More Summary
Tools like hands-free kits and Siri might mean that you don’t have to have your face constantly buried in your iPhone, but for most people the reality is that using a smartphone suggests your focus is not entirely on the … Read more...
The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is expected to start trading on the New York Stock Exchange on September 19. Most people know next to nothing about the huge company (which employs more people than Facebook and Yahoo combined), but American manager-turned-filmmaker Porter Erisman watched it struggle through its most pivotal early years. Show More Summary
``The new seaport will be located in Russia's Far East, just 18 kilometers away from the Chinese border and will be capable to handle up to 60 million tons of cargo a year, China's state-run People's Daily Online reported.''
Journalists outside the Great Hall of the People during the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing. Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters A paper released by the Foreign Correspondent's Club in China shows that conditions for reporters in the country have gone from bad to worse. Read the rest
By China Stock Research: The People's Bank of China released financing statistics for August, which included both money supply and bank lending data (loan data here, money supply data here, both in Chinese). According to the release, the money supply (M2) was up +12.8% YoY, expanding at increasing rate than both last month and a year ago. Show More Summary
The art of gong fu cha, the Chinese tea service, is generally practiced using a specialized tea set. Collectively called cha ju (or equipage by people who insist on using French), the instruments of gong fu cha encompass a whole spectrum of diminutive, elegant, precisely-crafted little bits and bobs. Continue reading ? The post American Chinese teaware appeared first on T Ching.
Amid a recent spat of suicides by some Chinese officials, a local hospital is developing a smartphone app to help people fight depression and suicide.