Posts Tagged ‘Chinese’

HNA offers airline vouchers to repay investors instead of cash

HONG KONG • A financing platform under HNA Group Co Ltd is offering investors air tickets rather than cash as repayment, the latest sign of the financial ...

US blocks exports to Chinese chipmaker as tensions simmer

WASHINGTON • The Trump administration has slapped restrictions on exports to a Chinese government-backed chipmaker it said threatens US national security, ...

Alibaba used shoppers’ data to invent a Spicy Snickers bar

The e-commerce giant is vacuuming up data from people shopping, searching and sharing online, and providing it to companies like Mars
by Bloomberg ...

Who am I? Hunt for heritage drives Chinese to DNA tests

By AFP
PÉKING • Chinese executive Miao Qing spits into a specially designed container, destined for a lab where her saliva will be analysed and ...

Trump does something logical in his illogical trade war

BY BROOKE SUTHERLAND / Pic By BLOOMBERG
US President Donald Trump is putting aside his tariff bazooka for the moment to instead target more surgical ...

The idyllic German village home to 1,000 Chinese

By AFP
HOPSTÄDTEN-WEIERSBACH • Chinese entrepreneur Zhang Jianxin’s first thought was that he had fallen victim to a fraud scheme when he arrived ...

China’s investment in Aussie falls 40%

By BLOOMBERG
CANBERRA • Chinese investment in Australia plunged 40% in 2017 from the year before, according to research released yesterday. After ...

Plunge in Chinese tourists rattles Thailand

By BLOOMBERG
BANGKOK • Chinese tourist arrivals in Thailand are tumbling, dragging down overall visitor growth in the South-East Asian nation and ...

Free BMWs, huge discounts show China developers desperate to sell

SHANGHAI • Chinese property developers are offering free luxury cars and hefty discounts to lure buyers as lending curbs and funding constraints squeeze ...

Macau casinos sink on high rollers concern

HONG KONG • Macau casinos shares tumbled yesterday on concerns that a softening Chinese economy is damping the allure of the baccarat tables for high ...

Meituan said to set terms for up to RM18.5b IPO

HONG KONG • Meituan Dianping, a Chinese food delivery giant, plans to raise as much as US$4.5 billion (RM18.5 billion) in an initial public offering (IPO) ...

Wanted in China: Detailed maps for 30m self-driving cars

China’s strict rules keep foreign players out of the competition to develop the next generation of digital maps
by Yan Zhang, David Ramli & Lulu ...