China’s factory output, retail sales growth slow significantly

China’s factory output, retail sales growth slow significantly
An employee inspects a circuit board on the controller production line at a Gree factory, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Wuhan, Hubei province, China August 16, 2021. China Daily via REUTERS Factory output rises at slowest pace since July 2020Retail sales takes big hit, with growth lowest since Aug 2020Fixed-asset investment rises slower… Read More

China’s Xiaomi completes business registration of electric vehicle unit

China’s Xiaomi completes business registration of electric vehicle unit
The Xiaomi logo is seen at a Xiaomi shop, in Shanghai, China May 12, 2021. REUTERS/Aly SongSHANGHAI, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi Corp (1810.HK) said on Wednesday it has completed the official business registration of its electric vehicle unit, marking the latest milestone in its push into the automotive sector.The new unit,… Read More

Cuba to deploy China’s Sinopharm alongside homegrown vaccines

Cuba to deploy China’s Sinopharm alongside homegrown vaccines
Signage of Sinopharm is seen at the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS), following the COVID-19 outbreak, in Beijing, China September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File PhotoHAVANA, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Cuba, which to date had deployed exclusively its homegrown COVID-19 vaccines, will start also using the Sinopharm vaccine of its Communist-run ally… Read More

China’s SenseTime prepares for Hong Kong IPO despite tech regulations and U.S blacklist

China’s SenseTime prepares for Hong Kong IPO despite tech regulations and U.S blacklist
HONG KONG, Aug 28 (Reuters) - China’s artificial intelligence start up SenseTime Group has identified the mainland’s tightening technology regulatory regime as a key risk for investors in its proposed Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO), according to its filings.SenseTime, which is also blacklisted in the U.S, lodged its preliminary filings Friday with the Hong… Read More

China’s new US envoy stresses importance of Taiwan in first high level meeting

China’s new US envoy stresses importance of Taiwan in first high level meeting
U.S. and Chinese flags are seen before a meeting between senior defence officials from both countries at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File PhotoBEIJING, Aug 13 (Reuters) - China's newly appointed ambassador in Washington stressed the utmost importance of Taiwan in the Sino-U.S. relationship during his first meeting with a… Read More