Top 10 smartphone brands in China in April 2017

The total sales of smartphones in China reached 35.52 million units in April 2017, led by Huawei with 8.08 million units and 22.8% market share. Apple’s market share increased by 0.7% compared with March 2017 to 11.6% in April 2017, ranking the fourth. ( read original story ...)

Dusit sets up franchise deal in China

Group chief executive Suphajee Suthumpun said Dusit International aims to capitalise on China's growing tourism and enhance its brand awareness among Chinese customers. "The deal is in line with Dusit's strategy for sustainable and profitable growth in the ... ( read original story ...)

China’s Haval brand comes to South Africa

GWM is dead. Long live GWM. But wait – don’t stop reading. Let’s qualify that. Great Wall Motors’ vehicles are alive and well in South Africa, as GWM now enters its 10 th year on the local market. And what a decade it has been, with this once ... ( read original story ...)

China calls for new talks with North Korea on nukes

China's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday that multiple North Korean nuclear and ballistic missile tests, with no end in sight, show the "very strong" need for new talks with Pyongyang to reduce tensions and try to achieve denuclearization. Liu Jieyi, whose ... ( read original story ...)

China’s imports from North Korea sink as coal ban bites

Washington has weighed tougher economic sanctions on Pyongyang, including an oil embargo, a global ban on its airline, intercepting cargo ships and punishing Chinese banks that do business with Pyongyang. North Korea gets most of its oil needs from China. ( read original story ...)

Opportunities for business in China’s One Belt One Road

The federal government's lukewarm response to China's massive One Belt One Road infrastructure plan should not deter Australian businesses from coming up with their own comprehensive engagement strategies. It is clear to Chanticleer following a week ... ( read original story ...)

UDM shows China is backing Russian energy industry

A ship carrying one of Sinopec's modules for a project in Russia is about to leave a port in China. PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY The world's largest refiner, China Petroleum & Chemical Corp, also known as Sinopec, and Russia's Rosneft Oil said they will deepen ... ( read original story ...)

China urges balance on environment, economy in Antarctica

China is seeking to carve out a greater role in determining the continent's future while hosting delegates from more than two dozen nations that have agreed to an Antarctic protection treaty. Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli — who sits on the Communist Party's ... ( read original story ...)