China police take away lawyer who wrote letter urging reform

"Though the contents were protected by constitutional rights to free speech, putting this kind of thing online right now in China is not allowed," Xu said ... saying she cried and hugged her son after she heard the news. "The authorities already know ... ( read original story ...)

China to enshrine Xi’s thought into state constitution

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's ruling Communist Party will enshrine President ... the party has now proposed writing the same theory into the state constitution, state news agency Xinhua said. Because the amendment is of the state constitution, it needs ... ( read original story ...)

China’s GAC to scrap Trump-sounding brand for U.S. market

DETROIT -- Chinese automaker GAC Motor will scrap the brand name it uses in China when it enters the U.S. market next year because it could be confused with U.S. President Donald Trump's surname. For the past eight years, GAC has sold cars and SUVs under ... ( read original story ...)

China Mobile 4G subscriber base in 2017

China Mobile has revealed the company’s subscriber base on 4G network, wireline network and mobile network for the year 2017. China Mobile said its 4G subscriber base reached 649.50 million in December 2017 from 633.89 million in November 2017. ( read original story ...)

More Chinese airlines allow inflight mobile phone use, wifi

China Eastern Airlines and other domestic airlines have begun to allow mobile phone use on their aircraft or announced plans to lift a ban. On Thursday, China Eastern Airlines and Hainan Airlines began to allow passengers to use portable electronic devices ... ( read original story ...)

Local groups Tencent and Netease dominate gaming market in China

Nine of the 10 most popular mobile phone games in China last year were developed by local companies, according to App Annie, a consultancy that ranks titles by number of monthly active players. It was the first year mobile gaming accounted for more than ... ( read original story ...)

Big News From China: Its Implosion Didn’t Happen

China's economic performance is all about what hasn't happened. That's huge. The world's No. 2 economy didn't implode under a mountain of debt, nor did trade tensions with the U.S. bring exports undone. And there certainly hasn't been the trade war many ... ( read original story ...)