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 […]
China leads the global smartphone market both in terms of manufacturing and smartphone brands. China has built up a remarkable lead in the global smartphone market over the last decade, both in manufacturing and brands. But things may be changing Throughout the recent China-US trade war, one consumer electronics product has been conspicuously exempt from […]
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 […]
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?
A steep economic slowdown is exacerbating the problems for once-golden startups in the sharing economy, from those offering shared office space to shared umbrellas In China’s sharing economy, it is no longer possible to just share and share alike. The concepts encompassed by the phrase “sharing economy” inspired a huge injection of investment funds into […]
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?
China dominates the global gaming industry with its enormous market. What is driving this trend? Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOG) are part of China’s growing virtual entertainment culture, generating both cash and concerns about addiction and social isolation.
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.