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China's Xi says Belt and Road must be green, sustainable

27 Apr 2019

BEIJING China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) must be green and sustainable, President Xi Jinping said in opening a summit on his grand strategy, adding that the massive infrastructure and trade plan would deliver "high-quality" growth for all. | Video

Amazon, facing entrenched rivals, says to shut China online store

18 Apr 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/BEIJING/HONG KONG Amazon.com Inc said it will shut its China online store by July 18, as the U.S. e-commerce giant focuses on the lucrative businesses of selling overseas goods and cloud services in the world's most populous nation. | Video

Chief executive of China's JD.com back in spotlight over civil suit accusation of rape

17 Apr 2019

BEIJING The personal life of JD.com chief Richard Liu returned to the spotlight of China's social media on Wednesday, drawing 360 million views to briefly become the top trending item on the Twitter-like Weibo, after a civil lawsuit accused him of rape.

Rare overtime protest by China tech workers goes viral

05 Apr 2019

BEIJING Chinese technology workers are protesting online against grueling overtime hours at some companies, a rare push back against the work culture in the country's tech industry.

Apple, luxury brands drop prices in China on VAT cut

02 Apr 2019

BEIJING Apple and luxury labels such as Gucci have lowered their prices in China after a cut in its value-added tax (VAT) rate came into effect from April 1.

Propaganda 2.0: Chinese Communist Party's message gets tech upgrade

05 Mar 2019

BEIJING In a bright red office in south Beijing, some of China's most studious Communist Party members are gathered around their smartphones. | Video

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