Chinese writer Tianyi sentenced to decade in prison for gay erotic novel

Chinese writer Tianyi sentenced to decade in prison for gay erotic novel

Pseudonymous author was charged under law that makes it an ‘especially serious’ crime to sell more than 5,000 copies of a work classed as pornographic Free-speech campaigners have slammed China’s “flagrant disregard for fundamental human rights” after the aut…

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The Chinese digital economy can’t be slowed down. Here’s a look at how and why.

The Chinese digital economy can’t be slowed down. Here’s a look at how and why.

Anyone who regularly reads business news will recognize the Chinese companies consistently making headlines: Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent, and Xiaomi. These companies have established a major role in the global economy. Today, they dominate everything from e-comme…

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Singles’ Day is the Chinese equivalent of Black Friday — these are the US retailers offering Singles’ Day sales this weekend

Singles’ Day is the Chinese equivalent of Black Friday — these are the US retailers offering Singles’ Day sales this weekend

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Singles’ Day, which takes place on November 11, is a retail holiday created by Chinese e-commerce…

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ErHu – Chinese Musical Instrument Mandarin Lesson [Intermediate Chinese Lesson] (VIDEO)

ErHu – Chinese Musical Instrument Mandarin Lesson [Intermediate Chinese Lesson] (VIDEO)

Free Chinese Video Lesson from ChinesePodTV: In today’s video lesson, we demo a real Er hu and show off this wonderful instrument for you. In the dialogue, you’ll hear a music teacher give some useful tips to their student on correct posture to make the er hu sing out. Vocab: 练 liàn to practice 肩膀…

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Chinese Ambassador Cui Tiankai: It’s ‘very confusing’ trying to figure out who Trump listens to on trade

Chinese Ambassador Cui Tiankai: It’s ‘very confusing’ trying to figure out who Trump listens to on trade

Cui Tiankai, the Chinese ambassador to the United States, at a ceremony celebrating the 100th day in the life of a panda cub at the National Zoo on Dec. 1, 2013. (Bill O’Leary/Washington Post) Felicia Sonmez National reporter on The Washington Post’s breaking political news team October 14 at 10:46 AM Cui Tiankai, the Chinese ambassador to the United States, said Sunday that it’s “very confusing” trying to discern who has President Trump’s ear on trade policy, as China-U.S. relations continue to come under strain over the issue. In an…

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Chinese Officer Is Extradited to US to Face Charges of Economic Espionage

Chinese Officer Is Extradited to US to Face Charges of Economic Espionage

ImageA Chinese intelligence official was charged with espionage and extradited to the United States, law enforcement officials said on Wednesday.CreditCreditNicolas Asfouri/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — A Chinese intelligence official was arrested in Belgium and extradited to the United States to face espionage charges, Justice Department officials said on Wednesday, a major escalation of the Trump administration’s effort to crack down on Chinese spying.The extradition on Tuesday of the officer, Yanjun Xu, a deputy division director in China’s main spy agency, the Ministry of State Security, is the first time…

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Politics Shares of Chinese electric car maker Nio jump 22% after Tesla investor takes a stake

Politics Shares of Chinese electric car maker Nio jump 22% after Tesla investor takes a stake

Politics amzn_assoc_placement=”adunit0″; amzn_assoc_search_bar=”true”; amzn_assoc_tracking_id=”llsorce-20″; amzn_assoc_ad_mode=”manual”; amzn_assoc_ad_type=”smart”; amzn_assoc_marketplace=”amazon”; amzn_assoc_region=”US”; amzn_assoc_title=”My Amazon Picks”; amzn_assoc_linkid=”5a237e5df0cfc058287fe6b6a77901c2″; amzn_assoc_asins=”1591845572,B07FFCMSCX,B01I2B5RUG,B01G9I6PBO”; Shares of Chinese electric car maker Nio continued to climb Wednesday, roughly 10 percent in premarket trading, following reports Tesla investor Baillie Gifford acquired an 11.4 percent stake in the company. Reports of the investment had send shares up 22 percent on Tuesday. The U.K. investment management firm owns 85.3 million Nio shares, the company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday morning. Baillie Gifford is Tesla’s largest outside shareholder, with a 9…

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Politics Chinese tech giant Huawei unveils AI chips, taking aim at giants like Qualcomm and Nvidia

Politics Chinese tech giant Huawei unveils AI chips, taking aim at giants like Qualcomm and Nvidia

Politics amzn_assoc_placement=”adunit0″; amzn_assoc_search_bar=”true”; amzn_assoc_tracking_id=”llsorce-20″; amzn_assoc_ad_mode=”manual”; amzn_assoc_ad_type=”smart”; amzn_assoc_marketplace=”amazon”; amzn_assoc_region=”US”; amzn_assoc_title=”My Amazon Picks”; amzn_assoc_linkid=”5a237e5df0cfc058287fe6b6a77901c2″; amzn_assoc_asins=”1591845572,B07FFCMSCX,B01I2B5RUG,B01G9I6PBO”; Huawei unveiled two new artificial intelligence chips aimed at data centers and smart devices, pitting it against major silicon players including Qualcomm and Nvidia, as the Chinese giant laid out a strategy it hopes will drive growth in the next few years. The new chipsets are called the Ascend 910 and Ascend 310 and were revealed Wednesday at the Huawei Connect conference in Shanghai, China. Huawei’s Ascend 910 is aimed at data centers. Companies using AI applications…

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iPhone Xs Max [Clone] – Massive 6.5″ – iOS eleven Theme – 1:1 Notch – Face ID

Please subscribe for more! This is the first early release of the iPhone Xs Plus clone, and its pretty impressive. Stay tuned for much more coming soon… Highlights: 6.5 inch IPS Capacitive Screen, All Screen, 1520*720 pixels HD+ screen, 16000K colors, support Multi-Touch(Real about 6.2~6.3 inch) Android 7.0 OS Quad Core MTK6580 1.3GHz CPU 1GB…

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Politics Chinese markets haven’t yet hit their real bottom, China investment expert says

Politics Chinese markets haven’t yet hit their real bottom, China investment expert says

Politics VCG | Visual China Group | Getty Images HANGZHOU, CHINA – AUGUST 07: An investor watches the electronic board at a stock exchange hall on August 7, 2018 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Chinese shares rebounded on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 74.21 points, or 2.74 percent, to close at 2,779.37. The Shenzhen Component Index rose 251.19 points, or 2.98 percent, to 8,674.03. China’s stock markets have slumped in recent months, but investors have not yet witnessed the “real fundamental bottom,” a China investment expert…

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Politics Chinese billionaire leaves the US despite arrest on suspicion of sexual assault

Politics Chinese billionaire leaves the US despite arrest on suspicion of sexual assault

Politics BEIJING — Chinese billionaire and tech mogul Richard Qiangdong Liu returned to China on Monday, three days after Minneapolis police arrested him on suspicion of sexual assault.  Liu, the 45-year-old chief executive and founder of e-commerce giant JD.com, was released Saturday from the Hennepin County Jail, with booking records showing no posted bail. “He has been released without any charges and without requirement for bail,” JD.com spokeswoman Tracy Yang said. “Mr. Liu has returned to work in China.” The Minneapolis Police Department had not yet decided Sunday whether it…

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Business One quote from Chinese giant Alibaba showed how Trump’s trade war could backfire

Business One quote from Chinese giant Alibaba showed how Trump’s trade war could backfire

Business President Donald Trump with Jack Ma, the chairman of Alibaba Group. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, says it is not concerned with the growing trade war between China and the US.During an earnings call, the company said the Chinese government would help the country’s customers find other sources for the US goods subject to tariffs that would reduce China’s reliance on the US.Data suggests this shift away from US products is already happening even as Chinese exports to the US are staying steady. The Chinese retail…

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