CHINA

Singtel, StarHub link Singapore and western China in data pipeline

FIRMS in Singapore and western China could get better data links between the two regions, with an international data channel from here to Chongqing launched on Wednesday.

Parliament: Ways businesses can manage global uncertainties

SINGAPORE - Singapore needs to diversify and innovate to manage uncertainties in the world, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing in Parliament on Tuesday (Sept 3).

'10 pearls for bubble milk tea': Domestic waste sorting in Shanghai affecting food delivery orders

SHANGHAI (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - "Ten pearls for bubble milk tea", "no skewers for grilled lamb", and "leave out the pepper for spicy dishes"...

China's venture capital boom shows signs of turning into a bust

CHINA went through a five-year surge in venture capital (VC) investment that fostered a new generation of startups from ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing to TikTok-parent Bytedance Ltd. Now the boom...

Centurium Capital raises over $2.7b from GIC, Temasek, among others

HONG KONG • China's Centurium Capital, a big backer of domestic start-up Luckin Coffee, said it has raised more than US$2 billion (S$2.7 billion) in its debut fund, giving the private equity firm...

China's rocket startups go small in age of 'shoebox' satellites

DURING initial tests of their 8.1 m tall reusable rocket, Chinese engineers from LinkSpace, a startup led by China's youngest space entrepreneur, used a Kevlar tether to ensure its safe return....

China names new chief for world's largest bank

SHANGHAI • China has named a new chief for the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the world's largest lender by assets, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Bike-sharing firms seek ways to stay afloat

Each morning, Ms He Xiaoyuan rides a shared electric scooter to the train station, hops on the train for three stops, before riding a shared bicycle to her workplace.

Information and communications tech: Start-up sets AI on smart tourism sector

A Singapore-based tech start-up is making a bid to take on Chinese giants Alibaba and Tencent in the smart tourism industry.

More Singapore firms expected to take part in Shanghai expo

China will continue to be a key market for Singapore companies, an Enterprise Singapore official said a day after Beijing cut its annual growth target.

China remains key market for local firms, says Enterprise Singapore

SINGAPORE - China will continue to be a key market for Singapore companies, an Enterprise Singapore official said on Wednesday morning.