Former Hong Kong music popstar turned venture capitalist Andrew Chung established his own firm 1955 capital. With a $200 million fund, he expects to bring clean technology to China.
The newly-elected managing director of the IMF, Christine Lagarde, spoke at the Global Women’s Forum 2016 regarding the global economy, especially in the wake of the China economic slowdown. Despite the prolonged slowdown, the IMF foresee that China’s lower growth was deliberate and healthy.
China has unveiled a series of new initiatives to push its economy growth rate. The government is keen on meeting the increasing demand in small and medium-sized homes. Another set of new rules for accelerating reforms at state-owned enterprises will be announced soon.
Asian shares fell back from a seven-week high on Tuesday as oil prices fell more than 2 percent. The sudden drop happened after the Asia-Pacific indices rose to its highest level since the beginning of the year, after seeing the rise in oil prices before reversing back.
Van Diemen's Land Company has been acquired by the Chinese business man Lu Xianfeng and his company Moon Lake. The country's approval of the dairy farm's sale to a foreign firm was made possible with certain conditions that the Moon Lake needs to comply with, especially with the taxation policies.
Asia has been a growing market for startup companies and venture capital deal. However, as U.S. venture capital faces a slowdown and overblown valuation, will Asia also experience the same?
Industrial overcapacity in China may have adverse impact on the domestic market and global economy. A number of new units came up owing to easily available loans and government subsidies in the world's second largest economy. A latest report calls for more radical measures including greater privatization to streamline the Chinese domestic industry.
Airbus just can't get enough of its overflowing orders. The aircraft maker needs to have a double time production to meet its deadline for delivery and to cater other orders from other countries. Spring Air, one of the clients, ordered 60 Airbus A320neos and wants more. It asked Airbus to make more aircraft as China needs them.
The Chinese job market has hit a dry spell, with job postings dropping across all sectors at an alarming rate. These findings, put together by the data restructuring company Quanton Data, throw up a pretty grim scenario, specially for the freshers who are about to step into the job market this summer.
China’s ruling party decided to replace the country’s chairman of the securities regulator, Xiao Gang, with former central banker Liu Shiyu. The regulator has taken the blame for failing to stabilize the market turbulence in the country over the year.
Apple Inc is planning to increase investment in India. The company recently indicated that it is eyeing the second largest market in the world for long-term investment opportunities.
Apple Pay is targeting China as its largest market. The mobile payment system was released Thursday and was hoping to convince retailers to use the system since there are hundred million users of Apple. A lot of banks will support Apple Pay including the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.
Clean air shortage in China forces wealthy residents to buy jars of it from a British entrepreneur. The company's name is Aethaer, a Greek word for 'pure, fresh air' and described the product as 'Louis Vuitton or Gucci' of fresh air. Each 580 ml jar of clean, fresh air costs around $115 or £80.
Recent statements and reports acknowledged that China is closing its technology gap with the United States, especially in air forces. Chinese governments have been using resources to support modernization on the military. However, the pilots' ability between the two countries is still facing a huge gap due to experience and training program.
China is planning to put more budget in infrastructure. The country's planning agency expects to boost spending and increase investment to maintain 7% annual economic growth as last year.
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