Tag Archives: China

OnePlus 6 to Launch in China on May 17, Company Reveals

OnePlus 6 launch date has been officially confirmed by the brand, with the company’s China website giving details of the event. The OnePlus 6 launch event will be held on May 17 at 10am CST (7:30am IST) in Beijing, China. The event will be open to the public and fans need to pay a fee of CNY 99 (roughly Rs. 1,000) to attend… Read More »

Nokia X Advertisement in China Hints at April 27 Launch, Touted to Be a Mid-Range Handset

HMD Global has lately been on the front foot, having launched several Nokia-branded smartphones in the past couple of years. From feature phones like the Nokia 3310 (2017) to low-cost Android smartphones like the Nokia 1 and premium handsets like the Nokia 8 Sirocco, HMD has revived the Nokia brand especially in core Asian markets such as India. The latest reports suggest the company… Read More »

Honor 10 China Launch on April 19, Twilight Colour Expected: Report

Honor has reportedly sent out invites for a launch event in China scheduled on April 19 and speculations suggest that the Honor 10 may be revealed in Huawei’s home country before its much-leaked international launch date. Previously, the Huawei sub-brand had scheduled an eventin London on May 15, where the handset was expected to be unveiled. However, as per latest reports, the Honor 10… Read More »

Redmi Note 5 Pro Launched in China as Redmi Note 5, With Some Upgrades

Xiaomi has been on a smartphone announcement spree for the past couple of months and it seems the phone maker is not willing to stop anytime soon. In an interesting development, the company has launched a new Redmi Note 5 model in China, with design and features almost completely identical to the Redmi Note 5 Pro launched in India. The phone also… Read More »

Redmi Note 5 Pro Launched in China as Redmi Note 5, With Some Upgrades

Xiaomi has been on a smartphone announcement spree for the past couple of months and it seems the phone maker is not willing to stop anytime soon. In an interesting development, the company has launched a new Redmi Note 5 model in China, with design and features almost completely identical to the Redmi Note 5 Pro launched in India. The phone also… Read More »

Nokia 7 Launch in China Expected on October 19 as HMD Global Sends Invites

Nokia 7 may become the next Nokia smartphone to be unveiled as the company has sent out invitesfor a launch in China on October 19. While there is no mention of which handset will be unveiled in the Nokia invite, a teaser on Tmall with the same date points to the number ‘7’, or Qi in Chinese. This has sparked the speculation that it will… Read More »

As Doklam standoff ends, China says it will strengthen patrols along the border

China’s defence ministry said on Thursday it will beef up patrols along a disputed stretch of the border in Doklam sector near Sikkim but also “adjust” troop deployments after ending a more than two-month standoff with India. Indian and Chinese troops had confronted each other on Doklam plateau, near the borders of India, its ally Bhutan and China,… Read More »

UC Browser Reportedly Under Government Scanner for Sending Data to China

UC Browser, the most popular mobile browser in India, is reportedly being probed by the government for sending data from Indian users out of the country. According to Business Standard, “a government lab in Hyderabad is probing how Alibaba-owned UC Browser can send user details and location data to a remote server”. Another report by ICTFlash identifies this lab as Centre… Read More »

China targets social media in new crackdown

  Chinese social media sites are accused of jeopardising national security China’s largest social media platforms are being investigated for suspected breaches of the nation’s strict cybersecurity laws. The new laws, which critics say seek to control citizens’ access to information, are being rigorously enforced ahead of a planned reshuffle at the top of the Communist Party. According… Read More »

Exclusive: U.S. Cardinal Health puts $1.5 billion China business on block – sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) – U.S. drug distributor Cardinal Health has put its China business up for sale, drawing keen interest from state-backed Chinese pharmaceutical firms in a deal that may be worth up to $1.5 billion, sources familiar with the matter said. Shanghai Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd, China Resources Pharmaceutical Group Ltd and Sinopharm Group Co Ltd are… Read More »