China launches Yaogan XIX remote-sensing satellite

China launches Yaogan XIX remote-sensing satellite

The Yaogan XIX remote-sensing satellite is launched on the back of a Long March 4C carrier rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Taiyuan, capital of north China’s Shanxi Province, Nov. 20, 2013. Successfully launched on Wednesday, the satellite will be used to conduct scientific experiments, carry out land surveys, monitor crop yields and […]

Overseas WeChat users reach 100 million

Overseas WeChat users reach 100 million

WeChat, a mobile text and voice messaging application developed by Chinese Internet service portal Tencent, now has more than 100 million overseas users, Tencent vice president Sun Zhonghuai said at a communications forum held on Thursday. The mobile app supports 18 languages and is available in more than 200 countries and regions, Sun said. Tencent […]

China sees slowing tablet PC sales growth

Tablet computer sales growth in China slowed during the second quarter of this year with sales totaling 3.57 million units, a major technology industry analyst said. The figure represents a 5.2 percent increase over first quarter sales, compared with a 6.3 percent quarter over quarter increase reported in the first quarter, according to a report […]

Big Data, Mobile Tech & Electronic Medical Records discussed at Greater China Healthcare IT conference in Hong Kong

12 August, Asia Pacific: Over 750 healthcare IT delegates from 23 countries and regions including  Greater China, Australia, Singapore and the US attended HIMSS AsiaPac13 Greater China eHealth Forum in Hong Kong first week of August to hear from the world’s leading experts on how IT is transforming the medical landscape.  Global experts from technology suppliers, medical establishments, […]

Emarsys and StartupsHK in dynamic new partnership to deliver business expertise to tech start-up community in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, 7 August 2013 – emarsys a global market leader of all-in-one email, mobile and social marketing automation applications has joined forces with StartupsHK Hong Kong’s biggest networking community of tech start-ups and entrepreneurs. The new year-long partnership was established with the aim to bolster Hong Kong’s young and dynamic tech community. As well as providing financial support […]

Full text of Joint U.S.-China Statement on Climate Change

A joint U.S.-China statement on climate change was issued on Saturday. The full text is as follows: Joint U.S.-China Statement on Climate Change The United States of America and the People’s Republic of China recognize that the increasing dangers presented by climate change measured against the inadequacy of the global response requires a more focused […]

China to complete integrated mapping system by 2020

China will build up an integrated mapping system to cover the ground, underground, sea, air and outer space by 2020, said a senior official of the national surveying and mapping authority. The system, when completed, will facilitate the country’s economic development, national defense and government decision-making, Li Pengde, deputy director of the National Administration of […]

China’s aircraft carrier anchors in military port

China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, anchored for the first time in a military port in Qingdao, eastern Shandong province on Wednesday morning. The anchoring marks that the aircraft carrier bay in Qingdao, which was built following a four-year construction, has already had logistic capacities, according to a statement from the military. The Liaoning left […]