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The Hoarder Next Door: Chinese Preppers Stay One Step Ahead

Shanchen, who requested that we protect his identity, is sitting at home mindlessly scrolling through his phone when a sudden sense of dread sweeps over him. It’s happening again. News media are all reporting the same thing; a respiratory disease is infecting people in Wuhan, the provincial capital of Hubei, and has already begun spreading to…

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Chinese Chip Firm GravityXR Bags Several Hundred Million Yuan in New Funds

Your browser does not support the audio element. Ningbo-based XR chip firm GravityXR announced on August 12 that it has successively completed angel-round investment and a pre-A round of financing worth several hundred million yuan, within a period of six months. The angel investment was led by Gaorong Capital, followed by Sequoia Capital, IDG and…

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Leading Chinese CPU Firm Hygon Listed to Shanghai’s STAR Market

Your browser does not support the audio element. Hygon Information Technology Co., Ltd., a leading CPU company based in China, on August 12 was listed to Shanghai’s STAR Market at an issue price of 36 yuan ($5.34) per share. As of 2:00 pm on August 12, its share price had risen by 70.25%, and its…

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Chinese military to host and compete in International Army Games 2022

The Chinese team stands on the podium of the first place in the “Safe Environment” contest of the International Army Games (IAG) 2021. A closing ceremony was held in Korla, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on September 4, drawing a conclusion to the two-week-long competition held therein, with China winning championships in all events…

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Chinese Court Rejects Appeal in Landmark Sexual Harassment Case

A Beijing court has rejected a woman’s appeal in a high-profile sexual harassment lawsuit against a prominent state television host, marking another disappointment in a four-year battle in a landmark case that has attracted global attention.The Beijing No.1 Intermediate People’s Court on Wednesday dismissed Zhou Xiaoxuan’s appeal against a previous ruling, citing “insufficient evidence” to…

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Chinese scammers target kids with promise of extra gaming hours

Fraudsters in China have targeted a child with promises of allowing them to get around the nation’s time limits on playing computer games – for a mere $560, according to the nation’s cyberspace administration. Yesterday the CAC detailed some of the 12,000 acts of online fraud perpetrated against minors it handled this year. The unfortunate…

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Chinese embassy condemns Taiwan remarks

The Chinese embassy has warned Australia against involvement in its actions over Taiwan, saying “finger-pointing” against Beijing was unacceptable. China launched ballistic missiles during live fire exercises near Taiwan following the controversial visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the island earlier in the week.  Taiwan’s defence ministry said Chinese ships and planes conducted…

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Chinese Laser Chip Developer Vertilite Secures Fresh Funding

Your browser does not support the audio element. Several top lidar enterprises including RoboSense and Hesai Technology have recently invested in Vertilite, a laser chip manufacturer based in China. Shenzhen-based EV giant BYD has also made investment in the company. Established in 2015, Vertilite has become deeply involved in the field of vertical cavity surface…

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Chinese ambassador called to White House amid tensions over Pelosi Taiwan visit

Chinese ambassador Qin Gang has been called to the White House following a strong reaction from the Chinese government to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) trip to Taiwan. “After China’s actions overnight, we summoned Ambassador Qin Gang to the White House to démarche him about the PRC’s provocative actions,” White House national security spokesman John Kirby…

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Chinese PV Industry Brief: Tongwei was largest cell manufacturer in H1 2022

Tongwei was followed by Aiko Solar, Runergy, Solar Space and Jietai Technology. The top five cell manufacturers supplied a total of 59 GW. August 2, 2022 Emiliano BelliniOne of Tongwei’s factories in China.Image: TongweiMarket research company PV InfoLink has reported that Tongwei was the largest cell manufacturer in the first half of the year. The…