ChinaFuture

Will China deliver on Antarctic protection promise?

Discussions emerge weeks after Chinese President Xi Jinping committed himself to the leadership role in biodiversity at the United Nations. Environmentalists hope Beijing will support the largest conservation zone agreement in history to protect the Southern Ocean China…
ChinaEconomy

China's e-yuan gets tested at the grassroots ahead of rollout

Shenzhen resident Zhao Xiaoran, 29, was among 50,000 lucky recipients who won 200 e-yuan (US$30) in a government lottery, part of a pilot project to test China’s new cryptocurrency at the grassroots The district of Luohu, in the southern city of Shenzhen, Guangdong…
ChinaEconomy

'Baby boomers' enter old age, changing society and the economy

Yang Quanfu, 55, recently took his 89-year-old mother for an evaluation to determine her need for some level of assisted care. He is torn between sending her to an elderly care home or tapping into Shanghai’s expanding in-home care services Yang admitted his filial duty…
ChinaSociety

Free lounge opens for Shanghai's delivery riders

Online delivery platform Ele.me and the Bund Finance Center have cooperated to open a lounge especially for the city’s delivery riders, the first of its kind in a local shopping mall. From 10am to 10pm every day, the lounge offers delivery riders free water, snacks and…
ChinaEconomy

Pujiang Innovation Forum hears of hydrogen's great potential

Hydrogen has the greatest potential to replace fossil fuels in the future, the Pujiang Innovation Forum heard on Friday. A report on its future development was released at the forum by Yu Zhuosheng, director of the Innovation Center for Smart New Energy Vehicles, Tongji…
ChinaPolitics

China is determined to defeat invaders, says Xi Jinping

On the anniversary of China’s entry into the Korean War, the official says his country will resist foreign interference. Seventy years after the entry of Chinese troops in the Korean War to face the Americans, the leader Xi Jinping made, on Friday (23), a strong…
ChinaSociety

Hongqiao Airport opens expanded cab charging site

An expanded parking and charging site for electric cabs opened at Hongqiao airport on Thursday to cap the demand of local taxi drivers. The second phase of the site near the north square of the T2 terminal has 22 additional parking spaces with charging equipment for…