CHINA

Suzhou project a name card for Singapore firms in China

The listing of the joint venture firm behind Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) last Friday showed that Singapore and China's first flagship cooperation project has answered the twin challenges issued...

S'pore-Nanjing project spurs closer work on tech solutions

A collaboration between Singapore and China to build a fourth-generation city has brought the two countries closer together to work on areas like artificial intelligence, said Singapore Chinese...

Hong Kong protesters weaponising spending power as they dig in for long fight

HONG KONG (AP) - The Hong Kong protesters formed a line, patiently waiting their turn to buy sweet milk and tea drinks from a store that advertised ardent support for their cause with a banner...

China to buy US$50 billion in US farm products in return for tariff concessions: US sources

President Donald Trump signed off on a so-called phase-one trade deal with China, averting the Dec 15 introduction of a new wave of US tariffs on about US$160 billion (S$216 billion) of consumer...

Apple chief Tim Cook, in Singapore, urges kids to learn coding

If children can learn only one language other than their native one, it should be coding because "coding is a global language", said Apple chief executive Tim Cook.

China AI firm 'expects 200% rise in revenue' despite US restriction

BEIJING • Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) start-up SenseTime, which Washington put on a trade blacklist in October, expects its 2019 revenue to rise by more than 200 per cent year on year to...

Steady does it as Singapore finds niche in competitive AI space

It is odd to find Singapore trailing so many economies in formulating a plan for something as crucial as AI, one of the building blocks of a smart nation.

Face scans a must to get new phone number in China

BEIJING • China made it mandatory for telecom operators to collect face scans when registering new phone users at offline outlets starting yesterday, according to the country's information...

Singapore calls for more global partners, including Chinese firms, in AI march

BARCELONA, SPAIN - Singapore will continue to work with all players, including Chinese firms, to roll out artificial intelligence (AI) technologies needed for a smart city, even while the United...

Tritech inks MOUs with Chinese firms on possible fintech foray

WATER and environmental group Tritech has inked two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with Chinese firms Ooway Technology and China Business Credit Guarantee (CBC) that could result in an entry...