Tag: China

‘South Park’ banned in China after mocking Chinese government censors

With its most recent episode, Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s fearless animated TV series, South Park, has garnered a great deal of attention across the world. The highly controversial Season 23 episode, Band in China, premiered last Wednesday, Oct. 2, and less than a week later was banned in China (no

China says companies facing many difficulties due to trade frictions

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese companies are facing many difficulties due to trade frictions, Commerce Minister Zhong Shan said on Sunday. The United States and China have been locked in an escalating trade war for over a year. They have levied punitive duties on hundreds of billions of dollars of each

US sails warship near contested islands in South China Sea amid tensions with China

The US Navy sailed a warship within 12 nautical miles of two contested islands in the South China Sea Wednesday, part of what it calls a “freedom of navigation operation” (FONOP) The guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer “sailed within 12 nautical miles of Fiery Cross and Mischief Reef in

Stocks of companies that manufacture in China plunge

Multinationals that rely on the supply chain from China are tumbling after President Donald Trump ordered them to find alternatives to their Chinese operations. Shares of Apple, Nike and Caterpillar all tanked more than 3.5%, hitting their session lows on Friday following a Trump tweet demanding U.S. companies to pull

Huawei trademarks its ‘Hongmeng’ Android and Windows replacement

The last week has been bad for Huawei who is fighting for its survival after all the major tech giants blocked the company. Shortly after the ban, Huawei revealed that it had anticipated this day would come and was preparing for it. The company also revealed that they are working

I paid $22 to walk across the famous glass bridge that spans China’s ‘Grand Canyon,’ and it was the worst experience I had in a year of traveling the world for work

I left New York a year ago to travel around the world as Business Insider’s international correspondent.While I’ve had some epic adventures, some bucket-list attractions were overpriced, uninspiring, overcrowded, or just plain boring. The worst offender was the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge in China, the longest and highest glass

Scientists solve mystery of pristine weapons of China’s Terracotta Warriors

For decades, scientists have been perplexed by the marvelous preservation of bronze weapons associated with China’s famed Terracotta Warriors, retaining shiny, almost pristine surfaces and sharp blades after being buried for more than two millennia. Research by an international team of scientists published on Thursday may solve the mystery while

‘Mindblowing’ haul of fossils over 500m years old unearthed in China

A “mindblowing” haul of fossils that captures the riot of evolution that kickstarted the diversity of life on Earth more than half a billion years ago has been discovered by researchers in China. Paleontologists found thousands of fossils in rocks on the bank of the Danshui river in Hubei province

Marcello Lippi leaves China after Asian Cup loss

World Cup-winning boss Marcello Lippi stepped down as head coach of China following their Asian Cup exit on Thursday. Lippi confirmed his departure after China lost 3-0 to Iran in the quarter-finals of the Asian Cup in Abu Dhabi. The 70-year-old Italian and former Juventus coach, who guided Italy to

Samsung Galaxy A8s goes on pre-order in China, will go on sale from December 31

A couple of weeks back, Samsung launched its first phone with the infinity-O display. The company didn’t reveal the prices at the launch which happened in China. Today, Chinese biggest e-commerce website JD listed the phone for pre-order which revealed the prices as well as the availability of the device.