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Apple CEO Says Greater China iPhone Sales Hit Record High in First Quarter – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalChina Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua said that millions of Apple’s iPhones already have been ordered by its customers. Shown, a mobile-phone shop in Beijing. EPA. China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua said millions of Apple’s iPhones already have been …Cook upbeat about China Mobile deal, hints at broader tie-upCNETApple fights for bigger slice of […]

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Mio Global Unveils Mio LINK and Mio GO At CES 2014

(Zennie62Media coverage sponsored by MaiWorld.com, the leader in affinity USB flash drives.) Mio Global unveiled Mio LINK, a sleek band worn on the wrist designed to monitor continuous heart rate data at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2014) in Las Vegas. As you can see in the photo featuring Jenn Fox, now runners […]

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Thousands Rally For Full and Free Elections in Hong Kong – Radio Free Asia

Radio Free AsiaThousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong to call for universal suffrage in planned elections for the territory’s chief executive which are currently controlled by Beijing. Many had expected the former British colony to enjoy full democracy by 2017, …Hong Kong Protesters Demand Full Democracy in Next ElectionBloombergPolice get a […]

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China police kill eight Uighurs in alleged attack – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBEIJING — Police in China’s far western Xinjiang region killed eight people Monday when a group wielding knives and throwing explosives attacked a police station, local authorities said. The official Xinhua news agency referred to the incident in Yarkand …Eight die in attack on Xinjiang policeThe Australian8 terrorists killed in Xinjiang attackXinhuaChinese Police […]

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Chinese Police Shoot Eight Dead in Xinjiang Clash – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBEIJING—Police shot and killed eight suspected armed assailants and arrested another Monday in a clash outside a police station in the restive western region of Xinjiang, state media reported. A brief report posted on the Xinjiang government’s news website …China says police kill 8 ‘terrorists’ in XinjiangUSA TODAYChina police kill eight in Xinjiang […]

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Eight police station ‘attackers’ shot dead in China’s Xinjiang – AFP

AFPBeijing — Eight “attackers” armed with knives and explosives were killed Monday during an assault on a police station in China’s Xinjiang, according to authorities who have blamed “terrorists” for a string of deadly incidents in the largely Muslim region.Eight Killed in Attack on Chinese Police StationVoice of AmericaFurther Xinjiang violence claims 8 livesFinancial TimesChinese […]

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Beijing shuts Mao prison camps – The Australian

The AustralianCHINA’S National People’s Congress has passed ground-breaking resolutions to abolish re-education-through-labour camps and to relax the one-child policy. These become the first reforms in the package approved last month by the Third Plenum of the …China Formally Eases One-Child PolicyWall Street JournalChina formalizes easing of one-child policyBusinessweekChina officially eases controversial one-child policyNBCNews.comDaily Mail –Seattle […]

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China celebrates Mao’s birthday, but events scaled back – Reuters

ReutersBEIJING (Reuters) – China celebrated the 120th birthday of Mao Zedong, the founder of modern China, on Thursday, but with scaled-back festivities as President Xi Jinping embarks on broad economic reforms that have unsettled leftists. Mao has become a …The man who photographs Mao statuesBBC NewsChina marks Mao’s 120th birthday as tensions over his legacy […]

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China Marks Mao’s 120th Birthday With Muted Celebrations – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaBEIJING — China celebrated the 120th anniversary of Mao Zedong’s birth Thursday, with top leaders paying a ceremonial visit to Mao’s mausoleum and praising the achievements of the man who founded the People’s Republic of China. While the …China marks Mao Zedong’s 120th birthday anniversaryBBC NewsXi: Holding high banner of Mao “forever”XinhuaMuted celebrations […]

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Alibaba Unit to Offer Telecom Services in China – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBEIJING—China will allow arms of e-commerce giant Alibaba and its closest rival to offer telecommunications services there, as Beijing looks to give private businesses a greater role in state-run industries such as telecom and banking. China’s telecom …Alibaba Unit Wins License to Compete in China Wireless MarketBusinessweekChina approves pilot to open mobile telecoms […]

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China marks muted 120th anniversary of Mao Zedong – CNN

CNN(Beijing, China) (CNN) — The mood at the 120th anniversary of Chairman Mao Zedong’s birthday is relatively muted, by Chinese standards. No spectacular fireworks, no big parades, as would have been expected during Mao’s three-decade rule. But the …The man who photographs Mao statuesBBC NewsSymposium commemorates Mao’s 120th anniversaryXinhuaChina celebrates Mao’s birthday, but events scaled […]

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Dennis Rodman leaves North Korea without meeting Kim Jong Un – CNN

CNNBeijing (CNN) — Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman left North Korea without meeting the country’s leader Kim Jong Un but praised the local basketball players he trained there. “They are awesome,” Rodman told CNN while in transit at Beijing …Kim’s executed uncle may have lost business conflictThe Globe and MailNorth Korea purge: What lies […]

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UPDATE 1-China eyes collection of lunar samples in 2017 – Reuters

Reuters(Adds comment on overseas monitoring stations). BEIJING Dec 16 (Reuters) – China aims to launch its next unmanned lunar probe in 2017, with the aim of collecting and bringing home lunar samples, an official said on Monday, after the country’s first probe …Sensation: Chinese Jade Rabbit FOUND ON MOONRegisterRaw: China Lands Spacecraft on MoonUSA TODAYChina […]

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After uncle’s execution, what’s next for Kim Jong Un? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBEIJING – A stooped figure in handcuffs, condemned by a military tribunal, then taken for immediate execution Thursday. Jang Song Thaek is now vilified as a “traitor” and “human scum” in North Korea, where until recently he counted as its second most …North Korea executes Kim Jong-un’s uncle as a traitorTelegraph.co.ukNorth Korean leader’s uncle […]

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Australia foreign minister downplays China air defense zone tension in visit – Reuters

ReutersBEIJING (Reuters) – Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop downplayed tensions over China’s controversial air defense zone, which has also rankled the United States, Japan and South Korea, after meeting her Chinese counterpart on Saturday. “Australia is …Bishop acts to smooth China relationsThe AustralianSoutheast Asia eyes Chinese air zone expansion (+video)Christian Science MonitorChina urges Australia to […]

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China Issues 4G Mobile Licenses – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalA Chinese vendor tested new screen products for Apple’s iPhone 5 at a mobile phone stall in Guangzhou city, China. Nov. 22. European Pressphoto Agency. BEIJING—China gave out licenses for speedier mobile services Wednesday, paving the way for the …UPDATE 1-China issues 4G network licences to China Mobile, Unicom and …ReutersChina Mobile License […]

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China launches its first moon rover mission – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBEIJING — China successfully launched a lunar probe into space Monday morning, on a two-week journey to deliver a robotic rover to the surface of the moon. The mission marks China’s first attempt at soft-landing a spacecraft on an extra-terrestrial body, …China launches ‘Jade Rabbit’ rover to moon, precursor to manned missionWashington PostChina launches […]

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China joins moon mission race, first unmanned probe to be launched tonight – Firstpost

FirstpostBeijing: China will send its first-ever unmanned space probe to the Moon tonight to explore the lunar surface, a major milestone that would also be the Communist giant’s maiden soft-landing on an extra-terrestrial celestial body. The lunar probe will be …China to launch Chang’e-3 lunar probe early MondayXinhuaAnticipation builds for China’s first moon rover missionLivemintWhy […]