China recently joined an elite group by launching its own global navigation system, BeiDou. But how does it stack up against the other major systems of Galileo, GLONASS and GPS? On 23 June 2020, China completed a decades-long project to build a global navigation satellite system by launching yet another satellite into outer space. It […]
Elon Musk’s Tesla is bucking many trends in its new venture in the massive China market. Tesla is known for going against the grain, but will this tactic prove successful in China? At an event held at Tesla’s brand-new Shanghai factory on January 7, CEO Elon Musk was recorded busting out some awkward dance moves […]
East Asia has seen some of the lowest infection and death rates from COVID-19 in the world. What has been the winning formula? How did countries in East Asia effectively flatten the COVID-19 curve? COVID-19 is thought to have moved out of China at the beginning of the year, and while the virus quickly spread […]
Alibaba is rapidly expanding its new offline retail food store chain, Freshippo (Hema in Chinese), with stores operating on cutting-edge innovations.
The COVID-19 crisis turned taking online classes from being a mere option to becoming an absolute necessity. What does this mean for businesses working in the education technology sector?
China has for the first time taken the top position in the Nature Index as the biggest producer of high-quality research in chemistry. What will the future of China science look like?
The rollout of 5G is making global headlines, with everyone now wanting to connect to the internet with the new technology, and China is at the forefront. How is the race shaping up?
China’s biopharmaceutical market is bigger and more innovative than ever before. Will Chinese biopharma soon be able to rival the likes of American and European industry leaders?
ByteDance is one of a new wave of Chinese tech companies challenging the older and more established Chinese players, led by BAT (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent). TikTok is the first Chinese app to take the world by storm, and its owner is now rubbing shoulders with the likes of YouTube and Facebook.
The “fourth industrial revolution,” defined by artificial intelligence, has begun. But with it comes a new problem: How can we protect our privacy while utilizing data as an asset? Property rights have been crucial to society since time immemorial, but as technology evolves, rights too are changing, and creating new challenges.