Monthly archives: November, 2019

Chinese firm to help build artificial intelligence infrastructure in Ethiopia

A staff member (R) demonstrates 5G-based remote control of a robot during the 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in east China’s Shanghai, Aug. 29, 2019. (Xinhua/Liang Xu) A Chinese firm has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ethiopia authorities on establishing a National Artificial Intelligence Infrastructure (NAIF) in Ethiopia, reported state media outlet …

Intel accuses Qualcomm of undermining modem chip market opportunities

People take pictures of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 chip at a conference in Hawaii on Tuesday. Photo: VCG US leading chip manufacturer Intel Corporation on Friday blamed Qualcomm Inc. for its being denied opportunities in the modem chip market. Intel Executive Vice President and General Counsel Steven Rodgers said the company filed on Friday an Amicus …

China’s growth forecast at 6.1 pct for 2020: report

The CBD of Futian district in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong Province in August 2018 Photo: IC The annual growth rate of China’s economy is projected at 6.1 percent, according to a report by the Bank of China (BOC). “The overall verdict is cautiously optimistic,” the BOC Research Institute said in the Report on Economic and …

China’s November manufacturing PMI back to expansion zone

Photo:VCG   The purchasing managers’ index for China’s manufacturing sector firmed up to 50.2 in November from 49.3 in October, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Saturday. A reading above 50 indicates expansion, while a reading below reflects contraction. November’s figure re-entered the expansion zone, ending month-on-month contraction reported in the previous six months …

China’s manufacturing PMI edges up in November

China’s first domestically manufactured luxury cruise ship named Piano Land arrives at the Xiamen port in East China’s Fujian Province on Friday. The 70,000-ton ship with a passenger capacity of 1,880 will embark on its maiden voyage from the Xiamen port in the near future. Photo: VCG  The purchasing managers’ index for China’s manufacturing sector …

China, Russia to hold meetings on security cooperation

Photo: Xinhua  Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev will visit China from Dec. 1 to 4 to co-chair the 15th round of China-Russia strategic security consultation and the sixth meeting between China and Russia on institutional cooperation in law enforcement and security. His visit is at the invitation of Yang Jiechi, a member of the …