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China comeback to the Moon with Chang’e-4 mission

China comeback to the Moon with Chang’e-4 mission

China launched its fourth and most ambitious lunar exploration mission on December 7, 2018. Liftoff of the Chang’e-4 probe with latest lunar rover took place at 18:24 UTC from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center using a Long March-3B/G3Z launch vehicle thundering from the LC2 Launch Complex. If successful, this will be the first mission to

Chinese company provides $5.2 billion for Louisville Slugger owner

Chinese company provides $5.2 billion for Louisville Slugger owner

Chinese investors have their eye on the ball — baseball, that is. Louisville Slugger — the all-American bat brand favored by legends like Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson — is poised to get scooped up by a Chinese conglomerate. China-based Anta Sports is offering to purchase the Finland-based Amer Sports, which in addition to Louisville

According to reports, China’s genetic editing doctor is missing

According to reports, China’s genetic editing doctor is missing

A Chinese scientist, who claimed he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies, is missing, a report said on Monday. He Jiankui of Shenzhen, China, gave a presentation in Hong Kong last week on his controversial experiment and nobody seems to know his whereabouts, The South China Morning Post reported. The Shenzhen-based Southern University of Science

Tesla cuts the price of Chinese cars sharply to offset tariffs

Tesla is cutting the price of its Model X and Model S cars in China, the firm said on Thursday, in a shift in strategy that will see it take more of a hit from tariffs linked to a biting trade war between China and the US. The electric-car maker, led by billionaire CEO Elon

College student accusing Chinese billionaire of rape: I told him ‘no’

College student accusing Chinese billionaire of rape: I told him 'no'

Fresh details have emerged on the horrific rape accusations against Chinese billionaire Richard Liu, who allegedly sexually assaulted a college student in Minneapolis in late August. The 47-year-old e-commerce tycoon — said to be worth $7.5 billion — took his 21-year-old victim to her apartment and “pulled off her sweater over her protests,” as he began

Ford and Baidu collaborate to test autonomous Cars in China

Ford and Baidu collaborate to test autonomous Cars in China

There’s a new partnership in the autonomous vehicle game as Ford has announced it will be teaming up with Chinese internet company Baidu to work on autonomous vehicles, with testing set to begin in Beijing by the end of the year. The initiative hopes to achieve SAE L4 (a classification that measures level of human involvement) autonomous

Apple accused of using illegal student labor for Apple Watches

Apple is probing allegations that one of its Chinese suppliers illegally employed high schoolers to assemble Apple Watches. The accusations were made by a Hong Kong-based labor rights group, which said it found that students ages 16 to 19 were forced to take summer internships in which they worked 12-hour days assembling the wearable, according to

Robots will build robots in $150 million Chinese factory

Robots will build robots in $150 million Chinese factory

Swiss robotics company ABB has revealed that it’s spending $150 million to build an advanced robotics factory in Shanghai — one that will use robots to build robots. The company will rely on its YuMi single-arm robots, which it once used to conduct an orchestra, for small parts assembly. It also plans to make extensive use”of its

President Trump uses unsafe iPhone even though China, Russia are listening In: Report

Several insiders told The New York Times that the president is well aware of this habit’s risks. Former and current officials connected to President Donald Trump revealed that Russian and Chinese spies are tapping into calls he takes on his personal cellphone, which his aides have repeatedly warned him is vulnerable to such infiltration, according to a New

World’s longest sea bridge now connect Hong Kong and Macau

Chinese President Xi Jinping inaugurated China’s latest mega-infrastructure project on Tuesday: The world’s longest sea crossing. The 34.2-mile bridge and tunnel that have been almost a decade in the making for the first time connect the semi-autonomous cities of Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai by road. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge

How Counterfeit Goods Affect The Trade War with China

How Counterfeit Goods Affect The Trade War with China

The other day I was in Chinatown in lower Manhattan and a friend of mine wanted to buy one of those knockoff Louis Vuitton pocketbooks. You don’t have to walk very far before someone offers to sell you pocketbooks or watches. I don’t condone this sort of thing, but I was only tagging along. The

GM will recall more than 3.3 million vehicles in China

BEIJING – General Motors’ joint venture in China, Shanghai GM, will recall more than 3.3 million Buick, Chevrolet and Cadillac vehicles from Oct. 20 because of a defect with the suspension system, China’s market regulator said on Saturday. The recall includes cars produced between 2013 and 2018, the State Administration for Market Regulation said in

China Summons US Ambassador Over Military Sanctions

China Summons US Ambassador Over Military Sanctions

China summoned the United States ambassador on Saturday after the US imposed sanctions on a branch of its military, according to Chinese state media. The announcement came a day after China “strongly urged” the US to cancel the sanctions or “bear the consequences”. The dispute has increased tensions between Washington and Beijing, amid a brewing trade war between the two

Missing 1 year old kid found alive after survive in the woods in China

Missing 1 year old kid found alive after survive in the woods in China

A toddler who went missing in the woods in south China has been found unharmed after spending five days alone with no food or water. 20-month-old Xiaojiao wandered into the forest behind her home in Guangxi region last Monday and her father, Chen Qingran, reported her missing the next day after he could not find her. The