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Qudian announces $100m share repurchase program
China2017-11-22 17:03November 22 2017 22:24:27

Qudian announces $100m share repurchase program

Qudian Inc, an online small consumer credit provider in China, plans to repurchase within the next 12 months up to $100 million worth of its outstanding American depositary shares representing its Class A ordinary shares, the company announced Tuesday.

Archaeologists excavate oldest tombs in Xinjiang
China2017-11-22 17:02November 22 2017 22:24:27

Archaeologists excavate oldest tombs in Xinjiang

Archaeologists have excavated 112 tombs in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, three of which are believed to be the oldest tombs in the region, Xinjiang Institute of Archaeology announced Tuesday.

Uber CEO comes clean on theft of 57 mln customers' private information to 'repair past mistakes'
China2017-11-22 17:02November 22 2017 22:24:27

Uber CEO comes clean on theft of 57 mln customers' private information to 'repair past mistakes'

The chief of Uber Tuesday gave details of the theft of personal information of 57 million customers after the U.S. ride-hailing giant this week fired its chief security officer for concealing the data breach.

U.S. Navy says an aircraft with 11 crew crashes near Japan
China2017-11-22 16:32November 22 2017 22:24:27

U.S. Navy says an aircraft with 11 crew crashes near Japan

U.S. Navy said Wednesday that a seventh fleet aircraft with 11 crew has crashed into the ocean near Okinawa, Japan.

New NASA model can help assess how melting ice impacts specific coastal cities
China2017-11-22 16:32November 22 2017 22:24:27

New NASA model can help assess how melting ice impacts specific coastal cities

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has come up with a new model that can calculate “sea level fingerprints” to help coastal city planners assess how the sea would rise due to melting ice and prepare for the eventuality.

Parents opt for overseas trips and 'education through entertainment'
China2017-11-22 14:33November 22 2017 22:24:27

Parents opt for overseas trips and 'education through entertainment'

A growing number of families are sending children on study tours in foreign countries.

Hong Kong boasts huge local, global opportunities: Jack Ma
China2017-11-22 14:32November 22 2017 22:24:27

Hong Kong boasts huge local, global opportunities: Jack Ma

Jack Ma, executive chairman and founder of the Alibaba Group, said here on Tuesday that Hong Kong is a place with huge local and global opportunities especially for youth and entrepreneurs.

UK monarchy worth $90 billion as couple mark 70 years together
China2017-11-22 14:01November 22 2017 22:24:27

UK monarchy worth $90 billion as couple mark 70 years together

The value of the British Monarchy is estimated at approximately 67.5 billion pounds ($89.5 billion), according to a new report.

Guide dog debate after dispute with Beijing subway
China2017-11-22 13:43November 22 2017 22:24:27

Guide dog debate after dispute with Beijing subway

Guide dog access to public transport is once again under debate in China after a blind woman and her guide dog were refused access.

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge set to finish major construction by year's end
China2017-11-22 13:37November 22 2017 22:24:27

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge set to finish major construction by year's end

The construction of the Main Bridge of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) is progressing well.

Tourist causes uproar for feeding bears at drive-through wildlife park
China2017-11-22 13:32November 22 2017 22:24:27

Tourist causes uproar for feeding bears at drive-through wildlife park

A tourist has apologized after video of him feeding bears at a drive-through wildlife zoo in Beijing sparked criticism online.

Disney Animation, Pixar chief Lasseter takes leave after sexual misconduct allegation
China2017-11-22 13:32November 22 2017 22:24:27

Disney Animation, Pixar chief Lasseter takes leave after sexual misconduct allegation

John Lasseter, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief, announced on Tuesday he was taking a six-month leave of absence after sexual misconduct allegations.

Sino-U.S. technological cooperation sees bright prospect
China2017-11-22 13:32November 22 2017 22:24:27

Sino-U.S. technological cooperation sees bright prospect

Stable Sino-U.S. relationship has fostered technological innovation in the past and a healthy bilateral relationship in the new era will continue to fuel global technological growth and benefit people around the world, said U.S. industry leaders on Monday.

Manhunt launched after gunfight leaves 3 dead in Guangdong
China2017-11-22 13:31November 22 2017 22:24:27

Manhunt launched after gunfight leaves 3 dead in Guangdong

A manhunt has been launched for a suspect accused of carrying out a mass gunfight that left three dead and six injured in Raoping county in eastern part of Guangdong on Tuesday night.

Chinese developers turn to securitization market
China2017-11-22 13:31November 22 2017 22:24:27

Chinese developers turn to securitization market

Chinese developers such as China Vanke and Country Garden are increasingly turning to the securitization market as an alternative fundraising channel as the onshore bond market remains mostly inaccessible.

Agency chief calls for end to unwritten rule
China2017-11-22 11:32November 22 2017 22:24:27

Agency chief calls for end to unwritten rule

World Bank has always been led by a U.S. citizen since 1945. World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim believes the next head of the agency should be decided on merit rather than nationality.

AI carves out new routes for urban transport
China2017-11-22 11:32November 22 2017 22:24:27

AI carves out new routes for urban transport

Yawning, eyelids sagging, nodding off -- in the future, these signs of exhaustion will be captured and a warning to stop driving will sound.

Fuxing bullet trains fly on new routes
China2017-11-22 11:22November 22 2017 22:24:27

Fuxing bullet trains fly on new routes

Fuxing bullet trains fly on new routes

CRRC splits assets to boost efficiency
China2017-11-22 11:03November 22 2017 22:24:27

CRRC splits assets to boost efficiency

China Railway Rolling Stock Corp has split its struggling freight train manufacturing business into two units to reduce competition and eliminate excess capacity, as part of a corporate restructuring.

China Will Registration Center launches Shanghai branch for local seniors
China2017-11-22 11:02November 22 2017 22:24:27

China Will Registration Center launches Shanghai branch for local seniors

The Shanghai branch of China Will Registration Center was officially launched on November 1.

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