Tag archive for ‘China’
Air Pollution In Beijing
By insider On Sunday, November 10th, 2013

Lung cancer cases soar in Beijing

The number of lung cancer cases in the Chinese capital Beijing has soared over the last decade. According to figures published by the state-run Xinhua news agency, they have increased by more than 50%. Beijing More...

By insider On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Chinese security guards dangle burglar from a 20ft wall for FIVE HOURS next to a sign explaining what he had done after catching him red-handed

  Guards tied the man’s hands behind his back and strung him up to the wall Burglar had been caught with iPad, watches, laptop and two mobile phones Guards face false imprisonment charges as police More...

By insider On Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Meet the smartphone that’s outselling Apple’s iPhone in China

  A blogger from Nanjing, China shows off her Coolpad smartphone. Sina Weibo It’s a cautionary tale for foreign retailers hoping to cash in on China’s burgeoning middle class: Apple is being outsold in More...

By insider On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Chinese government hopes to create another five Lenovos by 2015

The Chinese government this week unveiled a set of objectives for its burgeoning electronics industry, as part of an effort to replicate the success that companies like Huawei and Lenovo have enjoyed in recent More...

By insider On Thursday, January 17th, 2013

US employee ‘outsourced job to China’

A security check on a US company has reportedly revealed one of its staff was outsourcing his work to China. The software developer, in his 40s, is thought to have spent his workdays surfing the web, watching More...

By insider On Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Apple Lets Buyers on China Web Pay in 2-Year Installments

Apple Inc. introduced installment payment plans for buyers of iPhones and MacBook laptops in China as it struggles to compete with low-cost devices in the world’s largest computer and mobile-phone market. Payments More...

By insider On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Oppo Find 5 gets January 29 retail date in China, likely soon after in US, Europe

Big handset fans (we’ll abstain from the ph-word) will soon have another option in the Oppo Find 5, as it’s set to go on pre-order in China for 2,998 yuan ($485) on January 15th. That sum will More...

By insider On Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Brad Pitt – Brad Pitt Fronting Chinese Ad For Cadillac

Brad Pitt is reportedly set to front a range of Chinese advertisements for car company Cadillac. The Hollywood superstar recently signed up for an account on the nation’s most popular social networking More...

By insider On Friday, January 11th, 2013

Apple CEO Says China Will Be A Bigger Market Than US

Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China will overtake the U.S. to become its largest market, as the iPhone-maker adds more stores and considers debuting new products in the country. “I believe More...

By insider On Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Rolls sells a record 3,500 cars in a year: China leads demand as luxury marque defies gloom

Sales in the Asia-Pacific region grew 47 per cent in 2011 Overall sales were 31 per cent higher than in 2010 Rival Bentley last week reported 37 per cent sales jump Rolls-Royce has defied the gloom to More...

By insider On Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Apple CEO visits China for second time in less than a year

Jan 9 (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s Chief Executive Tim Cook is meeting with partners and government officials in China on his second visit to the firm’s second-largest market in less than a year. China More...