China built more 5G base stations in three months than the US did in two years

China built more 5G base stations in three months than the US did in two years

China surpassed its target for 5G base stations six months early, having built three million of them by the end of June, the latest government data showed. The numbers also suggest that China has left the United States far behind in the 5G connectivity race, with more than 600,000 new stations added in the last … Read more

China built more 5G base stations in 3 months than the US did in 2 years

China built more 5G base stations in 3 months than the US did in 2 years

China surpassed its target for 5G base stations six months early, having built 3 million of them by the end of June, the latest government data showed. The numbers also suggest that China has left the United States far behind in the 5G connectivity race, with more than 600,000 new stations added in the last … Read more

Inside the fabulous life of Elly Lam, Hong Kong heiress and ‘It’ girl

Inside the fabulous life of Elly Lam, Hong Kong heiress and 'It' girl

So, what else is there to know about Hong Kong’s very own “It” girl? Elly Lam has a rich family Elly Lam with her business tycoon father Peter Lam and Taiwanese actress mother Lynn Hsieh. Photos: @elly/Instagram Born into a world of wealth and fame, Elly is the daughter of prominent Hong Kong tycoon Peter … Read more

Asian markets fell; China’s economy grew 6.3%, missing expectations

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Mon, Jul 17 2023 2:33 AM EDT Indonesian trade fell more than expected in June, trade surplus widened Indonesia’s trade surplus for June jumped to $3.46 billion, higher than the $1.35 billion forecast by economists polled by Reuters. However, total trade fell overall, with the country’s exports in June falling to $20.61 billion, down 21.18% … Read more

China ‘could come up with countermeasures’ as Japan’s chip export controls take effect: analyst

A worker inspects semiconductor chips at a factory in Yancheng, East China's Jiangsu Province, on April 14, 2023. Photo: VCG

A worker inspects semiconductor chips at a factory in Yancheng, East China’s Jiangsu Province, on April 14, 2023. Photo: VCG Japan’s export controls on 23 key chip-making items took effect on Sunday. It comes as Japan blindly follows Washington’s lead in containing China. Chinese analysts said Japan’s irrational move would once again face its chip … Read more

The Belt and Road Initiative continues to enhance trade relations between China and Brunei

The Belt and Road Initiative continues to enhance trade relations between China and Brunei

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Xinhua): A container ship loaded with shrimp slices, melons and aquatic products left from Muara seaport in Brunei, bound for Qinzhou Port in the south of China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The cargo will later be delivered by rail to southwest China for sale. Muara Port is Brunei’s largest port, while Qinzhou … Read more

The Mongolia-SpaceX deal has caused a security stir in China

The Mongolia-SpaceX deal has caused a security stir in China

Mongolia’s recent decision to use SpaceX’s Starlink internet services has raised security concerns across the border with China, both as a potential military threat and a possible way around Beijing’s strict censorship regime on what it deems “harmful” foreign websites. On July 6, Mongolia’s Communications Regulatory Commission issued special licenses for SpaceX, founded by American … Read more

US officials use autonomous vehicles as another reason to crack down on China, holding back technology to hurt US companies

An autonomous vehicle is on a driverless test on a road in Yizhuang of Beijing, capital of China, Oct 19, 2021. Photo:Xinhua

An autonomous vehicle is on a driverless test on a road in Yizhuang of Beijing, capital of China, Oct 19, 2021. Photo:Xinhua US officials are targeting autonomous vehicle companies as another flag to show their attempt to curb China’s technological rise, citing so-called “national security concerns,” making the list of Chinese companies targeted … Read more