Mainland China | Wikipedia audio article

Mainland China | Wikipedia audio article

Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, is the geopolitical as well as geographical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC). It includes Hainan island and strictly speaking, politically, does not include the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau, even though both are partially on the geographic mainland (continental landmass). There are two terms in Chinese for "mainland": Dàlù (大陆; 大陸), which means "the continent", and Nèidì (内地; 內地...

Real or Fake? Trying to Replace my iPhone Battery in Shenzhen, China

Real or Fake? Trying to Replace my iPhone Battery in Shenzhen, China

My trusty iPhone 7 is dying I bought it like a year or two ago at the Apple store in Hong Kong And its noon now and the battery is down to 10% So I gotta replace it Now I could take it back to the Apple Store And they would replace it for like US$ 49 Which is less than it used to be But if you're here in Shenzhen China as you'll soon see That's a terrible price Shenzhen is arguably the cell phone repair capital of the world And boy, do they have batteries So I'm off the markets We're gonna go fi...

Apple Reduces Prices in China as VAT Cuts Come Into Effect

Apple Reduces Prices in China as VAT Cuts Come Into Effect

 Apple and other consumer brands lowered prices for their products in China on Monday as a cut in the country's value-added tax (VAT) rate came into effect  Price tags for products listed on the Apple's China website were lowered on Monday morning, including a discount of up to CNY 500 (roughly $74 or Rs 5,100) for some of its latest iPhone models. Suggested retail prices for brands including LVMH's Louis Vuitton and Kering's Gucci were also cut by around 3 percent, according to local media rep...

Apple Optimistic as Accessories, iPhone Price Cuts Help China Sales

Apple Optimistic as Accessories, iPhone Price Cuts Help China Sales

Apple said sales in China were stabilising and touted how increasing demand for services and accessories such as Apple Music and the Apple Watch helped offset a record drop in iPhone revenue Sales of iPhones, which account for more than half of all revenue, fell 17 percent in the fiscal second quarter from a year earlier and slightly missed analyst expectations After Apple slashed prices in China, iPhone sales picked up towards the end of the quarter and revenue rose from iPads, wearables an...

China–Brazil Earth Resources Satellite program | Wikipedia audio article

China–Brazil Earth Resources Satellite program | Wikipedia audio article

The China–Brazil Earth Resources Satellite program (CBERS) is a technological cooperation program between Brazil and China which develops and operates Earth observation satellites. == History == The basis for the space cooperation between China and Brazil was established in May 1984, when both countries signed a complementary agreement to the cooperation framework agreement in science and technology. In July 1988, China and Brazil signed the protocol establishing the joint research and productio...

Richard Nixon's 1972 visit to China | Wikipedia audio article

Richard Nixon's 1972 visit to China | Wikipedia audio article

U.S. President Richard Nixon's 1972 visit to China (officially the People's Republic of China or PRC) was an important strategic and diplomatic overture that marked the culmination of the Nixon administration's resumption of harmonious relations between the United States and China after years of diplomatic isolation. The seven-day official visit to three Chinese cities was the first time a U.S. president had visited the PRC; Nixon's arrival in Beijing ended 25 years of no communication or diplom...

Here's why Apple is so vulnerable to a trade war with China

Here's why Apple is so vulnerable to a trade war with China

Key PointsApple closes down almost 6% on Monday after news of a major escalation in the U.S.-China trade war The company assembles iPhones in China, making it vulnerable to price increases if a tariff were to be placed on Chinese exports It also sells a lot of iPhones in China, making it sensitive to Chinese consumer confidence.CEO of Apple Tim Cook attends China Development Forum 2019 at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on March 23, 2019 in Beijing, China  Apple closed down nearly 6% on Monday af...

5 things to know for May 14: China tariffs, plane accident, Apple ruling

5 things to know for May 14: China tariffs, plane accident, Apple ruling

Get '5 things' in your inbox If your day doesn't start until you've gotten up to speed on the latest headlines, then let us introduce you to your new favorite morning fix Sign up here for the '5 Things' newsletter. (CNN)Looking for something to spark your entrepreneurial spirit? How about losing a race to Michael Phelps? It worked for this guy Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily...

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt advocated for a censored search engine in China

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt advocated for a censored search engine in China

Key PointsFormer Google CEO Eric Schmidt told the BBC he had previously advocated for Google remaining in China The former Google executive said he believed in 2010 that keeping its service in China could have forced the country to "be more open "Schmidt "couldn't say" whether Project Dragonfly, Google's renewed effort to create a censored search engine in China, was done for good Eric Schmidt , former chairman and CEO at Google. While Google has backed off its plans to build a censored search...

Qualcomm and various phone manufacturers support China Unicom's 5G announcement

Qualcomm and various phone manufacturers support China Unicom's 5G announcement

U.S. based chip designer Qualcomm announced on Monday that it supports the introduction of  China Unicom's 5G services in the largest smartphone market in the world Qualcomm's latest and greatest Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform and Snapdragon X50 5G modem chip were used on 5G phones from manufacturers like (in alphabetical order) nubia, OnePlus, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and ZTE Devices from these companies were part of Monday's event China Unicom said that it is the first Chinese carrier to announce...