Streaming websites bet big on Chinese cinema
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Streaming websites bet big on Chinese cinema

WITH diverse and creative productions coming into play, Chinese cinema continues to thrive. Streaming websites have also been involved in film production and distribution, as well as the emergence of talented filmmakers. Directed by Xin Yukun and co-produced by iQiyi, a drama film has recently wrapped...
Great time to finish off your older Bordeaux reds
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Great time to finish off your older Bordeaux reds

OVER the past few weeks I’ve been inundated with questions from readers and video fans on questions related to drinking wines at home. As we’re all spending an inordinate amount of time at home, I thought this was the ideal time to address the subject. Many...
The galloping horse that became a tourism symbol
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The galloping horse that became a tourism symbol

THE symbol of China’s national tourism is a galloping horse, of which the prototype is a cultural relic excavated from a Han Dynasty (202 BC-AD 220) tomb in Wuwei in the northwestern province of Gansu. The artifact, popularly known as “Bronze Galloping Horse Treading on Flying...
Northvolt gets battery gigafactory
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Northvolt gets battery gigafactory

Swedish battery group Northvolt said yesterday it has launched its “gigafactory” in northern Sweden, the first of its kind to be undertaken by a European company on the continent. Intended to compete with US electric car giant Tesla and Asian producers of lithium-ion batteries, the factory...
Xiaomi unveils US$15.6b research plan
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Xiaomi unveils US$15.6b research plan

Xiaomi Corp will invest 100 billion yuan (US$15.6 billion) in research over the next five years, including research on chip technology, the Internet of Things and other developmental areas. Hong Kong-listed Xiaomi released its new flagship Xiaomi 12 models with self-developed power management chips and various...
Making money from virus ‘stay-cations’
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Making money from virus ‘stay-cations’

People are spending more time at home during the pandemic, and that brings opportunities to earn money by sharing experiences and tips online. Or even just get fit. Firms and application developers, including Keep and Fiture, plan to spend more to support creators for online courses,...
City prepares rapid response to stamp out new infections
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City prepares rapid response to stamp out new infections

A quick response to any new COVID-19 case outside quarantined areas will be crucial in preventing a rebound in infections in the community as Shanghai has cut off community transmission of the coronavirus, according to the city’s health authorities. “The possibility of finding positive infections among...
Zero-COVID policy crucial to safeguarding sustainable China growth
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Zero-COVID policy crucial to safeguarding sustainable China growth

China’s dynamic zero-COVID policy, which has proven successful and effective, is safeguarding the sustainable growth of the world’s second-largest economy. Shanghai announced on Tuesday that it had cut off the community transmission of COVID-19 in all its 16 districts. This is encouraging progress for residents to...
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