Data released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) indicated that demand for locally built electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and fuel cell vehicles are increasing based on figures submitted by individual automakers.
In the shadow of China’s weakened economy, the growth of China’s light-vehicle sales also took a hit, dropping to 4.8 percent in the first half of the year compared to 9.9 percent last year.
The 15th session of the 12th NPC Standing Committee on June 26 provided another venue to push for an amendment in the Criminal Law that would make paid sex with underage girls a criminal offense categorized as rape to protect young children, particularly minors. Following many others who pushed for an amendment in the previous years, the latest one to do so was Shen Yueyue, the president of All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) and vice-chairperson of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee.
Car-ride booking application Uber is encountering problems and its operations have been disrupted in some countries, but despite that the company may reap greater rewards in the end as technology and innovation will eventually prevail, according to an article by George N. Tzogopoulos, a lecturer at the European Institute in Nice, France.
Shanghai Consumer Rights Protection Commission has taken a legal action against Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications and Tianjin Samsung Telecommunications Technology for not informing consumers about the pre-installed apps in their products. Many of these pre-installed apps can’t be uninstalled and such earned the ire of consumers.
Experts claim that the goals set by the government for the auto industry are unrealistic. This insight comes despite the sharp rise in the sales of electronic vehicles and plug-in hybrids.
China is using soft power through the form of foreign aid to help the world, despite criticism from the West that its approach lacks transparency.
Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) lost this month a high-profile celebrity from its workforce when TV host-actor-singer-endorser He Jiong resigned. BFSU associate professor and librarian Qiao Mu prompted the decision when he revealed on Sino Weibo that He is still part of the payroll despite being an absent employee since 2007.
TLC is reportedly in a dilemma after “19 Kids And Counting” star Josh Duggar’s involvement in a molestation controversy. The cable network is said to be considering whether to cancel the family reality show or to continue without the Duggars’ eldest son.
Automotive sales in China have slowed down. Car manufacturers must brace themselves for the maturing market and lower percentage gains, and should consider lowering retail values. Some brands have already trimmed down their prices, including Volkswagen, Honda Motor Co., Ford Motor Co. and GM.
Rumors are buzzing around China’s auto industry regarding a proposed merger of FAW Group Corp. and Dongfeng Motor Corp., two of the country’s top state-owned automakers.
Remembering those who are part of the casualties of war will help humanity avoid another worldwide conflict.
More than 200,000 people die on China's roads each year, and 10,000 of these are children under the age of 15.
When it comes to international sports, most are usually dominated by athletes from the U.S. and other Western nations. But when it comes to table tennis, China is undoubtedly the king.
A poster in a government office in Xicheng Disctrict in Beijing sparked protests over its sexist and gender-biased contents.
In Hangzhou, East China, a bookshop named Zhongshuge is attracting attention by incorporating the idea of an amusement park. Books are held by shelves designed as roller coasters, hot air balloons and a merry-go-round, among others. It's an instant hit among children and their parents.