Vivo unveils 5G smartphones for selfie enthusiasts

Chinese smartphone vendor Vivo unveiled its thinnest 5G smartphones so far featuring cutting-edge front cameras for selfie enthusiasts, to allow them shoot better pictures in the darkness. The move came as Vivo scrambles to meet consumers’ growing demands for professional…

Foreign holdings of Chinese bonds rise for 27th month

BEIJING — Overseas investors raised their holdings of Chinese bonds for the 27th month in a row in February despite a narrowing spread between Chinese government bonds and their foreign counterparts. Overseas investors held a total of 3.15 trillion yuan…

Expert warns of growing cybersecurity threats

More efforts are needed to better tackle cybersecurity challenges while promoting digital China, said Zhou Hongyi, founder and chairman of 360 Security Group. Zhou, who is also a member of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative…

China’s domestic car market accelerating recovery

The domestic car market is accelerating its recovery, with vehicle inventory falling nearly 30 percent last month, National Business Daily reported. According to the China Automobile Dealers Association, the auto dealer vehicle inventory alert index stood at 52.2 percent in…

China’s domestic car market accelerating recovery

The domestic car market is accelerating its recovery, with vehicle inventory falling nearly 30 percent last month, National Business Daily reported. According to the China Automobile Dealers Association, the auto dealer vehicle inventory alert index stood at 52.2 percent in…

China’s domestic car market accelerating recovery

The domestic car market is accelerating its recovery, with vehicle inventory falling nearly 30 percent last month, National Business Daily reported. According to the China Automobile Dealers Association, the auto dealer vehicle inventory alert index stood at 52.2 percent in…

China to raise retail fuel prices

BEIJING — China will raise the retail prices of gasoline and diesel from Thursday, the country’s top economic planner said Wednesday. Based on recent changes in international oil prices, the retail prices of gasoline and diesel will be increased by…

US export restrictions on Chinese tech companies hurt both sides

WASHINGTON — US export restrictions on Chinese tech companies, citing national security concerns, hurt both US companies and Chinese businesses, said a renowned economist, calling for an international agreement on technology flow across countries. “These security restrictions, restricting the flow…

Young hipsters fuel resale economy in China

LANZHOU — Clad in a vintage wool suit vest and brown plaid pants, Yang Le is sorting out apparel and accessories in his soon-to-open secondhand boutique store. The 34-year-old’s new shop is nestled on a busy shopping street in Lanzhou…

OPEC cartel, allies face decision on increasing oil output

FRANKFURT, Germany — Members of oil producer cartel OPEC and allied countries are weighing an increase in production now that prices have recovered to near their pre-pandemic levels. Their online meeting Thursday takes place against the background of more confidence…