China internet finance body suggests framework for virtual currencies

China internet finance body suggests framework for virtual currencies

SHANGHAI: A senior executive at China’s internet finance body has urged Chinese regulators to create a tougher framework of regulations to support the development of digital currencies amid Beijing’s crackdown on trading on virtual tender such as bitcoin. Chinese regulators are cracking down on the cryptocurrency sector, in a bid to stamp out potential financial […]

Trump’s Taiwan Call Was No Accident

A phone call between Donald Trump and Taiwan’s leader that risks damaging relations between the U.S. and China was pre-arranged, a top Taiwanese official told NBC News on Saturday….”Maintaining good relations with the United States is as important as maintaining good relations across the Taiwan Strait,” Taiwanese presidential spokesman Alex Huang told NBC News. “Both […]

Live from TechCrunch – Highlights from the first TechCrunch Shenzhen

Live from TechCrunch – Highlights from the first TechCrunch Shenzhen

Organized by TechNode and TechCrunch, TechCrunch Shenzhen marks TechCrunch’s 7th session in China. After six fantastic tech gatherings in Shanghai and Beijing, this is the first time for TechCunch Summit to make its debut in Shenzhen. Entering a brand new city is a risky step for TechNode and TechCrunch, TechNode founder Dr. Gang Lu acknowledged in […]

Chinese president warns Hong Kong against dissent

Chinese president warns Hong Kong against dissent

President Xi Jinping of China delivered a tough speech Saturday at the end of a three-day visit to the semiautonomous Chinese city of Hong Kong, warning against politicizing disputes or challenging the authority of the central government. Xi warned that “any attempt to endanger China’s sovereignty and security, challenge the power of the central government” […]

Chinese Vice Premier of The State Council Wang Yang, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Chairmen and CEOs Tim Cook, Bill Ford, Terry Gou, Jack Ma, Pony Ma, Greg Penner and More to Address Time Inc.’s FORTUNE Global Forum in Guangzhou

Chinese Vice Premier of The State Council Wang Yang, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Chairmen and CEOs Tim Cook, Bill Ford, Terry Gou, Jack Ma, Pony Ma, Greg Penner and More to Address Time Inc.’s FORTUNE Global Forum in Guangzhou

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Time Inc.’s (NYSE:TIME) FORTUNE announced today the final agendas for the 15th FORTUNE Global Forum (December 6-8) and the inaugural FORTUNE Brainstorm Tech International (December 5-6) in Guangzhou, China. Chinese Vice Premier of The State Council Wang Yang, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford, Foxconn […]

Facial Recognition Identifies Unlicensed Drivers In Shanghai

Facial Recognition Identifies Unlicensed Drivers In Shanghai

b’ SHANGHAI, (Xinhua/APP): It used to be a difficult task for Chinese traffic police to catch people driving without a valid license, but in Shanghai, high-tech systems have proven to be efficient in handling such traffic violations. Some 835 drivers have been caught and penalized for driving without a valid license since a citywide traffic […]