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#Huawei growth accelerates despite US threats

#Huawei growth accelerates despite US threats

| March 24, 2019

Huawei defied increasing US scrutiny and bans on its equipment in some countries by recording higher than forecasted revenue growth in the first two months of the year. Ren Zhengfei, Huawei founder and CEO (pictured), said during a speech in Moscow that sales in January and February increased 35.8 per cent from the same period […]

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Three highlights in new investment law for #China

Three highlights in new investment law for #China

| March 20, 2019

The “negative list” system, equal treatment of domestic and foreign investment as well as intensified protection of legitimate rights and interests of foreign investors have made up three biggest highlights of China’s newly-drafted foreign investment law, experts pointed out, in the belief that the rollout of the new law will help China optimize its business […]

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#China to further enhance #IPR protection

#China to further enhance #IPR protection

| March 20, 2019

  China is exploring the establishment of overseas assistance centers for Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) protection, in a bid to ensure that its IP can be effectively protected abroad, head of the State Intellectual Property Office Shen Changyu said on 12 March, writes People’s Daily. Shen introduced a package of measures the office will take to […]

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Chinese asylum-seekers in the EU: Immigration offices in the dock

Chinese asylum-seekers in the EU: Immigration offices in the dock

| March 19, 2019

Members of a Chinese Church are denied asylum across the EU as national immigration offices remain unaware of their story and the magnitude of the persecution – writesLea Perekrests, deputy director of Human Rights Without Frontiers Recently, news regarding the complete absence of freedom of religion or belief in China has been seeping out of […]

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Commission reviews relations with #China, proposes 10 actions

Commission reviews relations with #China, proposes 10 actions

| March 15, 2019

Against the backdrop of China’s growing economic power and political influence, the European Commission and the High Representative review European Union-China relations and the related opportunities and challenges. With today’s Joint Communication on ‘EU-China – A strategic outlook‘, the European Commission and the High Representative aim to start a discussion to refine Europe’s approach to […]

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85% of impoverished people lifted out of poverty in China

85% of impoverished people lifted out of poverty in China

| March 12, 2019

85% of Chinese people living below the poverty line – a per capita annual income of 2,300 yuan ($342) – have been lifted out of poverty, said Liu Yongfu, director of the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, writes Huan Xiang from People’s Daily. Liu made the remarks at a press conference […]

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Italy-China: Smart cities and #DigitalTransformationDialogue

Italy-China: Smart cities and #DigitalTransformationDialogue

| March 11, 2019

The world embraces the wave of development of smart cities in an era where new technologies, such as 5G, artificial intelligence and big data, are set to revolutionize industries and people’s daily life. Building smarter cities for their citizens has stayed one of the priorities for numerous national and local governments in the world. From […]

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