China amusement park: Teen girl flung from ride dies

A teenage girl has died after being flung out of a fast-turning ride at an amusement park in southwestern China. She was thrown on to metal railings and was taken to a hospital, where she later died. An initial investigation showed her seatbelt had broken ... ( read original story ...)

How can Chinese companies offer great specs at such low prices?

The areas where China does cater locally to smartphone components is in display, battery, and assembly manufacturing. Display technology is probably the one component where there is some discrepancy between manufacturers, due to their choice of AMOLED or ... ( read original story ...)

Apple Loses Ground to Rivals in China

Apple is finding it hard to hold on to its slice of the Chinese smartphone market as the global giant faces tough competition from several homegrown brands -- Huawei, Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi. Photo: Huawei/Oppo/Vivo/Xiaomi ( read original story ...)

Top 30 most valuable brands of 2017

With over 5,000 financial centers, it serves millions of consumers and businesses. 2016 rank: 32 Brand value ($m): 31,250 One of the five biggest state-owned banks in China, it is the oldest one in the nation. Established in 1912 to replace the Imperial ... ( read original story ...)

Chinese Luxury Shoppers' Newest Destination: China

High-end names such as Cie. Financière Richemont, Burberry Group PLC and LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton are experiencing a surge in sales in mainland China as the government taxes overseas purchases and some luxury brands lower prices in China to bring ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing: A Capital of Contradictions

As China's bustling capital and among the country's largest gateways to the world, Beijing stands out for its sheer importance. But amid constant blankets of smog enveloping areas coping up through pristine gardens and streets kept clean, the city defies ... ( read original story ...)