Shenzhen

Ex Oriente Make - Silvia Lindtner

<b>Silvia Lindtner:</b> Hello every­one. I’m super delight­ed and hon­ored to be here today. My name is Silvia Lindtner. As you might guess from my name I’m …

Innovation

Planning Commission OKs huge two-tower project across from LA Live

435 units of housing and a W hotel<p>The Los Angeles City Planning Commission gave its approval Thursday to a massive mixed use project set to rise across the street from LA Live.<p>The project, proposed by developer Shenzhen Hazens, would replace the existing Luxe City Center Hotel on Figueroa Street …

Los Angeles

China Home Prices Rise in Fewer Cities in Property Slowdown

China’s home prices rose in the fewest cities since January, adding to signs of a real estate industry slowdown as officials persist with curbs to …

China

China home prices see slowest growth in 13 months

The cost of new housing in China rose at the slowest pace on more than a year in August as official metrics showed price growth in top-tier cities …

Economy

In Shenzhen, tech entrepreneurs chase the Chinese dream

SHENZHEN: Zhao Wen Fa did not grow up rich, but he had ambition. He knew that if he wanted to make something of himself, he would have to go …

China

Salaries in China’s Shenzhen rise, but highest earners still make 10 times the money of the lowest

The average monthly income of workers in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen has risen 10 per cent this year, but disparity remains, with the …

News (China)

‘Superior’ bid for Pacific Insight isn’t all its cracked up to be

When it comes to Chinese investment, this may be a first.<p>Two days after Pacific Insight Electronics Corp. filed material for a special shareholders …

Canadian News

China’s rich families are putting health before wealth, study finds

It seems the old Chinese adage that “health is the most precious asset” is one the country’s wealthiest families have taken to heart.<p>A new study …

China

iRobot Notches a Significant Patent-Dispute Win -- The Motley Fool

iRobot just won the first settlement under its latest patent dispute, but there should be plenty more where that came from.<p>Only a day after <b>iRobot</b> …

Investing

How We Collected WeChat | Victoria and Albert Museum

© Victoria and Albert Museum<p>Today, we announced the inclusion of WeChat, China’s largest social media platform, to the V&A’s permanent collection. If …

Museums

Strategy needed to fight tech talent drain

The mainland once saw foreign investment as the key to development. But it is now awash with capital after three decades of strong growth and the …

China

Orchid gives up the secrets of its success

<b>The orchid is known for its beauty and once changed hands for vast sums.</b><p>Now, scientists are gaining an insight into how the plant prized for its beauty colonised almost every habitat on Earth.<p>A team in China has unpicked the genetic blueprint of an orchid that grows wild in the mountains of …

Orchids

How to Get Amazon to Move to Your Town

Amazon.com Inc. set off a bidding race among cities in North America last week when it announced plans to build a second headquarters. Would-be hosts might look to Wuhan for tips.<p>The central China city is a gray titan of the old industrial economy that is trying to reposition itself as a new hub …

Business

John Cena bets on WrestleMania coming to China as he flexes his Mandarin for WWE Shenzhen show

John Cena could have been lounging around a Hollywood film set at the weekend rather than taking a long-haul flight to China.<p>As the global face of …

WWE

Apple suppliers' shares fall across Asia

A chip on its shoulder! Shares in Apple's suppliers slumped overnight after the new iPhone X disappointed with a later than expected shipping date, …

Business

Vanke shares head for record days in mainland and Hong Kong as housing sales remain among country’s few areas of growth

Shares in China Vanke, the nation’s biggest property developer by market value, hit records highs in both mainland and Hong Kong trading on Friday, …

Hong Kong

China's Newest Invasive Species: the Free-Range Skate Rat

The first time Blake Carpenter visited Changsha and beheld the gleaming new monuments in a vast public plaza near the Xiang River, his reaction was a bit different than the one China’s lordly developers might have hoped for.<p>“I can’t believe [what they’ve] put into some random plaza nobody’s even …

World News

Wisconsin Senate takes up $3B bill for Foxconn jobs

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin's multi-billion dollar bid for a flat screen display plant and thousands of jobs comes before state senators Tuesday in a critical week for the state.<p>In addition to this first Foxconn Technology Group factory, Wisconsin is also competing with other states for another …

Money

Jared Sullinger Signs With Shenzhen Leopards of Chinese Basketball Association

After a successful run in The Basketball Tournament over the summer, Jared Sullinger has signed a professional contract. However, that contract is …

Basketball

Hot off the press: iPhone 8 handset cases in Shenzhen before Apple’s official sales launch

Even before Apple Inc lifts the curtains on the next iteration of its iconic handset, vendors in southern China are already touting cases and …

News (China)

Apple suppliers fall sharply in broad decline across Asia

Apple-related stocks mostly declined on Wednesday morning in Asia, with iPhone suppliers in China suffering sharp losses, weighed down by the delayed …

China

Mecanoo designs 12 skyscrapers for new business district in Shenzhen

Dutch architecture firm Mecanoo has won a competition to masterplan a commercial district in Shenzhen, China, with its design for 12 stepped …

Design

This engineer spent 4 months installing a headphone jack on an iPhone 7

Pushing the limits of DIY in Shenzhen, China.<p>When Apple announces the next iPhones on Tuesday, one thing is a pretty safe bet: It won’t have a headphone jack. The company famously removed it from the iPhone 7 models, saying the old analog jack had to go, in part because space in the devices was “at …

Headphones

BRIEF-Pacific Insight confirms receipt of proposal from Shenzhen Kaizhong

Sept 7 (Reuters) - Pacific Insight Electronics Corp PIH.TO :<p>* Pacific Insight Electronics Corp - confirmed that it received a written proposal from …

China

Hong Kong's Economy May Soon Be Eclipsed by the Chinese City Next Door

Hong Kong is on the verge of seeing its economy surpassed in size by the former fishing village Shenzhen, a role reversal long foreshadowed by …

Business

mecanoo's shenzhen north station masterplan comprises 12 skyscrapers

<b>mecanoo has been chosen to develop a masterplan in china that consists of 12 skyscrapers, an elevated pedestrian network, and a green urban park.</b> the …

China

Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The central Chinese city of Wuhan has banned the further deployment of shared bikes as it tries to deal with congestion and …

China

A massive Chinese city has banned new dockless bikes — just as they hit the UK

SHANGHAI — The central Chinese city of Wuhan has banned the further deployment of shared bikes as it tries to deal with congestion and "chaos", the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Monday.<p>The number of shared bikes in Wuhan's urban districts is already approaching 700,000, far exceeding …

China

China's Wuhan bans new shared bikes on safety concerns: Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The central Chinese city of Wuhan has banned the further deployment of shared bikes as it tries to deal with congestion and "chaos", the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Monday.<p>The number of shared bikes in Wuhan's urban districts is already approaching 700,000, far …

China

Chinese Pencil Enthusiast Shares Her Varicolored World

A Fu, a co-owner of a coffee shop in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, has put on display more than 1,000 pencils she’s collected in the past 20 …

Guangdong