Thursday, 23rd, 2017 | 6:28AM Updated

Apple CEO Steve Jobs delivers a keynote address at the 2005 Macworld Expo on Jan. 11, 2005.
Apple Slaps Qualcomm with $1 Billion Yuan Lawsuits in China

Apple Inc. has filed two lawsuits against Qualcomm Inc. in a Beijing court on Monday, and is seeking $1 billion yuan in damages.

Assistant to the U.S. President Donald Trump Anthony Scaramucci attends a meeting in Davos.
Trump Adviser Anthony Scaramucci Sells SkyBridge Capital to HNA Group

HNA Group and RON Transatlantic EG have signed an agreement to purchase a majority stake in SkyBridge Capital, a New York-based alternative investment company founded by staunch Donald Trump supporter and now adviser to the White House Anthony Scaramucci.

President-Elect Donald Trump Holds Meetings at Trump Tower
These Chinese Brands Have a Lot to Lose Should US-China Trade War Ensue

Some Chinese brands might not be spared by the ire of newly elected Donald Trump, a vocal critic of China particularly when it comes to its trade relations with the U.S.

The Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. app logo is displayed on an Apple Inc. iPhone 6 smartphone screen.
Alibaba Raises Outlook on Buoyant Chinese E-Commerce Market

Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is set to welcome the Year of the Rooster with a bang as it raises its revenue outlook for fiscal year 2017.

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China's manned deep-sea research submersible
Chinese Shipbuilder Boosts Deep-Sea Exploration Capabilities

China is boosting deep-sea exploration capabilities with a new manned submersible that could reach the majority of seabeds in the world.

U.S. President Donald Trump shows the Executive Order withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) after signing it in the Oval Office of the White House on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017.
China Still Far from Filling in US Shoes in Pacific Trade Role: Experts

While Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), China is setting its sights to replace America in its role as the global economic leadership. But experts and analysts say that China is still far from qualified to fill in the shoes.

A worker makes a phone call beside an emblem of Tencent QQ instant messaging service, in the headquarters office of the Tencent Holdings Limited in Shenzhen.
Biggest Listed Internet Firms in China: Tencent, Alibaba Top List with More Than 50% Market Share

Chinese tech giants Tencent Holdings Ltd and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd led other Chinese listed Internet companies as the biggest, with more than 50 percent of the market share, according to the report by China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), the country’s online industry administrator.

China still managed to accumulate economic gains the size of Indonesia's GDP and that of other medium-sized G-20 economies, despite posting slower growth in 2016.
China’s Economic Gain Equivalent to Indonesia’s GDP Despite 2016 Slowdown

China is currently experiencing an economic slowdown following years of breakneck pace in expansion. Yet the country's increase in its 2016 GDP is still enough to fit Indonesia's entire GDP and that of other G-20 countries.

Although approximately millions of Chinese went on a vacation during the recently concluded Spring Festival, not everybody was fortunate to do so.
Triple Pay Offered to Staff Working on Spring Festival; Workers Still Choose Home Over Work

There’s no place like home. Despite business owners offering triple pay for staff working this Spring Festival, many workers still planned to go home.

A man walks out of a bitcoin exchange store in Hong Kong.
Bitcoin Exchanges in China Start Charging Trading Fees to Curb Manipulation

China’s three largest bitcoin exchanges have started charging 0.2 percent for every transaction starting noon on Tuesday, Jan. 24, amid pressure from China’s central bank to control speculation in the virtual currency trading.

Shoppers stand outside Macy's, a U.S. mega-retailer that opened an online shop on Alibaba.com.
Alibaba’s One-Million-Job Initiative: A Sign of China’s Economic Slowdown?

Earlier this month, Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma made a promise to create one million jobs in the U.S. during a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump.

A manager is providing a feedback on her employee's performance
How to give constructive criticism

Your ability to give constructive feedback is an essential management tool and when this is done, your employees should be able to understand that it is because you care enough about them and you want them to do their best.

Residents of rural China shop for household items, including western style toilets, at the Shijihualiangouwu market in Chenggong, Yunnan Province.
China’s Retail Sales Growth: Consumption Rose 9.6% in 2016, with Strong Growth in Rural Areas

Retail sales of consumer goods in China rose 10.4 percent year-on-year in 2016, the same as the growth in the first three quarters, according to government data released on Friday, Jan. 18.

Pedestrians walk past a bank in Shanghai.
China’s New Capital Controls: Regulators Set New Requirement for Banks Moving Currency Overseas

Chinese regulators have set a new requirement for banks that move renminbi out of the country by taking advantage of the few loopholes in the new capital controls regulation.

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. employees walk inside the terminal at Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, China.
Struggling Cathay Pacific to Lay Off Staff; Rumors About New CEO Surface

Hong Kong's flag carrier Cathay Pacific will slash its workforce as it tries to grapple with disappointing profits.

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