Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announced his arrival in Beijing on Twitter on June 14 at 21:48, marking his first visit to China since 2019.
To enhance Mercedes-Benz's research and development capabilities in China, Beijing Benz, a joint venture between BAIC Motor and Mercedes-Benz that manufactures automobiles, will appoint a new president with extensive R&D experience.
On April 14th, Pony.ai announced that the new generation Robotaxi model has successfully launched in Beijing.
Cui Dongshu, the Secretary-General of the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA), claimed on April 12 that online ride-hailing services are primarily responsible for traffic congestion in Beijing.
On April 10th, SOHO China underwent a change in its business registration information. The legal representative and chairman of the board were changed from Pan Shiyi to Xu Jin.
On March 29th, informed sources reported that Hulu, the streaming giant owned by Disney, will lay off over 90% of its staff in Beijing.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has started his trip to China, where he was invited to attend the China Development Forum in Beijing from March 25 to 27. Apart from conducting business talks, Cook has been visiting Apple stores, attending meetings and taking photos with different people during his stay.
President Lee Jae-yong flew to Beijing by chartered plane on the afternoon of 23rd. This is Lee Jae-yong's second visit to China in nearly three years after inspecting the Samsung Xi'an Semiconductor Factory in May 2020.
Didi, a Chinese ride-hailing giant which recently resumed the registration of new users, launched an incentive program for drivers operating within Beijing's Fifth Ring Road.
On February 24, Wang Hua, General Manager of Xiaomi's Public Relations Department, said that the main structure of the company's second smartphone factory in Beijing has been completed, and the whole project will be completed by the end of this year.
Tesla has reportedly closed its first flagship showroom in China, located in Beijing's upscale Parkview Green shopping mall, in a bid to adjust its sales and services strategy in the country. Tesla sales staff in China said that the high rent caused the store's closure.
Balaji Srinivasan, an entrepreneur and angel investor, tweeted "Most people don't realize that construction in California isn't 10% slower than the state of the art, but more like 100X slower." Under this tweet, Tesla CEO Elon Musk replied, "True."
The Hurun Research Institute released its Global Unicorn Index 2022 Half-Year Report on August 30, offering a ranking of the world’s startups founded since 2000 and worth at least $1 billion, although not yet listed on a public exchange.
This week: Beijing announces a two-year plan for metaverse innovation and development, Huobi-backed NFT platform iBox to halt international operations, The Sandbox launches its newest Alpha season, and more.
The Beijing Consumers Association had scheduled a meeting with Beijing-based grocery delivery platform Missfresh, regarding the recent situation that the company could not continue its normal operations and which caused many consumer complaints.
A new 12-inch wafer CIM localization project in Beijing operated by China's leading chipmaker, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), was recently suspended.
Haitai Solar, a photovoltaic module manufacturer based in China, on August 8 officially listed to the Beijing Stock Exchange.
On July 20, the Beijing High-level Automated Driving Demonstration Area opened its first commercialization pilot of unmanned travel service in China. Baidu and Pony.ai are the first licensed enterprises to operate within the area.
Zou Lan, Director General of the Monetary Policy Department of the People's Bank of China, said on July 13 that the digital RMB pilot scheme has now been extended to 23 areas in 15 provinces and cities across the country.
China's Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development and the National Development and Reform Commission jointly issued a plan on July 13 regarding the implementation of carbon emissions peaks for urban and rural construction.