Five Chinese map apps ordered to stop obtaining irrelevant personal data

Three dominant Chinese map app companies announced recently they’d put a stop to requiring users to share unnecessary personal information primarily around text messages and contact lists, a privacy issue revealed in a 2018 report regarding privacy concerns on mobile map apps.


China-Senegal, a miracle of peanut and fish

Dakar is the capital, main port and the largest city in Senegal, as well as the final destination of the world-famous Dakar Rally. Now, it has become the new starting point of a great voyage.


"Postgraduates wanted": Job ad stirs debate on higher education

A local government in China recently apologized and responded after a controversial job posting on its website provoked an online debate about income-education mismatches.


Cristiano Ronaldo headed to China for annual ‘CR7 tour’

After making his debut in Turin as a Juventus player, football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo arrived in Beijing.


E-commerce unicorn Pinduoduo eyes US IPO

One of China’s fastest growing e-commerce platforms has applied for an initial public offering in the US, marking an impressive zero-to-unicorn rise in just three years.


Photography festival brings change to ancient Chinese city

This September, the Pingyao International Photography Festival (PIP) will celebrate its 18th anniversary in the ancient walled city of Pingyao in northern China.


China bids farewell to paper train tickets

China is to promote e-ticket system for high-speed trains nationwide in 2019, Lu Dongfu, general manager of China Railway Corp, announced at a recent forum.


Animal dealers use social media to attract buyers for endangered African cats

China's young generation, especially those who work in big cities and live alone, are noted for their large portion of cat obsessives. Staying far from families, they now find companionship in cats, both virtual and real.

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