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China’s military may be pleased with their new naval aircraft carrier, but it’s not the only one in China, as Tianjin city has just unveiled its very own aircraft carrier hotel!
Sina’s Weibo micro blogging network is an official bonafide success. Latest figures suggest that the Twitter-like social networking service reached a staggering 140 million users at the end of April, and that number is still skyrocketing!
An employee of Foxconn in Chengdu, China commited suicide earlier today. This is the 13th suicide in a year involving a worker from the Taiwanese electronics giant who makes iPad’s and iPhones for Apple and other equipment for Sony and Dell.
Where as social networking sites Facebook and Twitter were blocked long ago in China, LinkedIn, a professional social networking site have managed to keep access to Chinese subscribers open, and are now looking at ways to expand in the country.
Jin Fan, a 70 year old engineers from Liaoning Province, has long been a believer in UFO’s and alien life and actually formed the Dalian UFO Research Society way back in 1984.
This mighty fine looking ‘space owl’ currently on display at Shanxi Museum is actually a 3000 year old drinking vessel from the late Shang Dynasty and is actually known as Xiaoyou.
Although I find the 8 legged insect munchers terrifying, I’m also fascinated about the hairy backed wall climbing horrors so news that the discovery of the largest known spider fossil was found in China both horrified and excited me!
The Department of Industry and Commerce in Hefei, China have recently discovered a ‘beef extract’ that can be used to give chicken meat or pork the look and flavor of beef.
Sina is on a serious roll with it’s Weibo micro-blogging platform! The social messaging service has attracted people from all over the globe including celebrities like Tom Cruise, they have added English to the Weibo iPhone application and Gizchina will be joining soon!
It seems that everyone in China is part of at least one of the various micro-blogs. Sina’s Weibo is the fly away number one most popular and has even attracted foreign users including Hollywood star Tom Cruise!
The Chinese press are reporting that a plane which may or may not be the latest J20 stealth fighter has made a successful 2nd test flight which happened on Sunday, which coincidentally was also the 60 anniversary of China’s aviation industry.
A concerned dog love spotted a truck full of dehydrated whimpering dogs on the high-way in Beijing and decided to do something to stop the inevitable slaughter of the poor pooches.
Well it looks as though Facebook are on their way back to China thanks to a deal signed with China’s Baidu search engine, and now the latest rumors are concentrating on Twitters return.
Huawei Technologies has seen exceptional growth over the past 3 years with the telecommunication makers profits jumping by 24% last year alone! This growth has obviously not gone unnoticed and many industry insiders are speculating that the Shenzhen based company may well surpass Swedish rival Ericsson as the world’s largest communications equipment maker.
ZTE have just signed a contract with China Unicom to upgrade the 3G network in 7 Chinese cities. The upgraded connection will take Unicom’s 3G service up to HSPA+ speed and will increase download speeds from 14 megabits per second to 21 megabits per second an overall speed increase of 46 percent.
The latest guidelines for television programming from the State Administration of Radio Film and Television in China call for television show producers and creators to keep story plots away from the surreal and goes as far to discouraging time travel, superstition and reincarnation.
Just walk down any street in China and you are likely to come across at least one very large and surprisingly well decked out ‘net-bar’ or ‘internet cafe’. But unlike the net bars of old in the States and Europe these highly populated PC rooms are mostly dedicated to online gaming rather than casually internet […]
A Chinese manga network especially designed to be used on mobile phones, Cunrenhuaqu, has sparked a lot of interest from both anime fans but also mobile network carriers, who are looking at the cult Japanese cartoons and comics as a way to beef up their profits. Analysts are predicting that the next big thing in […]
A resident of Shanghai named Miss Chen got the shock of her life a few days ago after discovering the portion of pork meat that she had bought emitted a blue glowing light at night!
A 1.7 meter bomb was unearthed on Wednesday at a construction site in Liuzhou, South China. Judging by the condition of the 500kg bomb local officials believe it was dropped by Japanese forces during conflicts between China and Japan.