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RPT-At Alibaba's futuristic hotel, robots deliver towels and mix cocktails

22 Jan 2019

HANGZHOU, China, Jan 23 Gliding silently through Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's futuristic "FlyZoo" hotel, black disc-shaped robots about a metre in height deliver food and drop off fresh towels.

At Alibaba's futuristic hotel, robots deliver towels and mix cocktails

22 Jan 2019

HANGZHOU, China Gliding silently through Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's futuristic "FlyZoo" hotel, black disc-shaped robots about a metre in height deliver food and drop off fresh towels.

RPT-Paying the price: China shoppers, stung by slowdown, take bite out of Apple

03 Jan 2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Jan 3 Shanghai student Xu Yechuyi wanted to buy a new iPhone last year but couldn't afford one at Apple Inc's flagship store, so she opted for a used, three-year-old iPhone 6S at less than a third of the sticker price.

Paying the price - China shoppers, stung by slowdown, take bite out of Apple

03 Jan 2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Shanghai student Xu Yechuyi wanted to buy a new iPhone last year but couldn't afford one at Apple Inc's flagship store, so she opted for a used, three-year-old iPhone 6S at less than a third of the sticker price. | Video

'Out of control': Chinese authorities slam ride-hailing giant Didi over safety

28 Nov 2018

BEIJING Chinese authorities announced a broad crackdown on China's ride-hailing industry on Wednesday, targeting market-leader Didi Chuxing with fines following the deaths of two passengers in separate incidents earlier this year.

'Out of control': Chinese authorities slam ride-hailing giant Didi over safety

28 Nov 2018

BEIJING Chinese authorities announced a broad crackdown on China's ride-hailing industry on Wednesday, targeting market-leader Didi Chuxing with fines following the deaths of two passengers in separate incidents earlier this year.

Chinese online shopping sites ditch Dolce & Gabbana in ad backlash

22 Nov 2018

BEIJING Chinese e-commerce sites have removed Dolce & Gabbana products amid a spiralling backlash against an advertising campaign that was decried as racist by celebrities and on social media. | Video

China's JD.com feels pressure as sales of big ticket items slow

19 Nov 2018

BEIJING Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com Inc's shares came under further pressure on Monday after the company reported its slowest quarterly revenue growth since its initial public offering in 2014.

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