China retaliates with tariffs on American items worth US$60b

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China retaliates with tariffs on American items worth US$60b


Metro

Smartest cities have smartest 'City Brains'

More than half a million sensors and monitors have been put in place  downtown.
Auto

Shanghai opens more public roads for testing of intelligent and connected vehicles to speed up industry development

More public roads opened will offer a larger scope for testing of ICVs and the complexity of road tests will be further improved.
Metro

Shanghai universities to boost research and education on AI

At least 13 universities in Shanghai are offering AI education programs to meet an estimated shortage of over 5 million AI professionals in China, according to industry sources.
Metro

Autonomous bus wows WAIC

An artificial intelligence experience center in Yangpu showcases AI technologies such as driver-less vehicles and intelligent urban management.
Metro

Quintuple winner to share luck

The winner of a 31.9 million yuan (US$ 4.6 million) jackpot in the China Welfare Lottery has donated 500,000 yuan to a local charity.
Metro

Bus scare as driver collapses at the wheel

Passengers rush to apply the brakes after their driver loses consciousness.
Metro

World Cleanup Day: Saving the planet through garbage marathon

To celebrate the 10th World Cleanup Day on September 15, 700 NGOs and other groups tackled China's waste crisis, mobilizing more than 1 million people.
Tech

Huawei sees AI more accessible, affordable and easy to use within two or three years

By 2025, more than 86 percent of businesses and organizations will use AI while data utilization will reach 80 percent, according to the Huawei Connect Conference website.
Company

Insurers resorting to use of big data and AI

Insurance firms adopting this path to mitigate growing risks to their operations from factors like anti-selection and insufficient information on policyholders.
Metro

170 German companies to attend China's first import ex

A total of 170 companies from Germany will attend the first China International Import Expo.
Nation

High-speed rail network brings travelers back to earth

With the construction of high-speed railway networks on the fast track, Chinese travel agencies are tapping tourism opportunities.
Auto

AI-equipped self-driving cars a spotlight at WAIC

Artificial intelligence-equipped self-driving cars have purred into the spotlight during the World Artificial Intelligence Conference yesterday.
Economy

China's stock markets surge

Shares of building material companies led gainers while total turnover on the two stock exchanges rose to 253.66 billion yuan (US$36.95 billion).
Tech

Smartmi aims to establish smart home eco-system with AI-featured air-conditioner

"Our products are designed to meet the demands of 80 percent of consumers, with good design, smart connection and reasonable prices," Su said. 
Metro

Concert tour to celebrate Kazakh and Chinese friendship

A concert of works composed by late Chinese musician Xian Xinghai was staged at the Shanghai Poly Grand Theater recently by the Kazakhstan National Philharmonic Orchestra.
Viral

Police, volunteers help sanitation worker collect dead son's photos

After losing the photos, the helpless woman cried every day, sometimes refusing to eat, her colleague told media.
Metro

Food deliveryman detained for assaulting traffic police officer

The police officer received a few scratches in the eye area and a torn eyelid.
Metro

Internet shopper held for defrauding shop and courier company

The suspect allegedly asked to return the products and then claimed them back, but in the meantime he also got a refund from the seller.
Economy

China pledges zero tolerance for data fraud

China's statistics authority named and shamed local areas involved in statistical fraud, pledging a continued hard-line stance on and zero tolerance to such illegal practices.
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