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China: 20 killed in Landslide

Yunnan is a landlocked province in southwestern China. The province spans approximately 152,000 sq mi and has a population of 48.3 million residents as of 2018. It is bordered by Guizhou, Sichuan, Guangxi, and Tibet, as well as Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar. According to reports, a landslide in Zhaotong, the northeastern region of Yunnan province,…

Thailand & China: Visa Waiver Policy

In 2023, Thailand announced a visa waiver for citizens of China in a bid to boost the tourism market between the Asian nations. The report mentions that over 20,000 Chinese nationals entered Thailand within the first week of the waiver announcement. According to the BBC, China has also waived the visa requirements for Thailand citizens,…

China : Earthquake Kills 100+

The Jishishan County in Gansu Province, China, is located in a mountainous area, with a population of 239,390 residents as of 2020. It is considered to be the poorest and most ethnically diverse county in China. It is bordered by the Yellow River and Qinghai province. The county experienced an earthquake with a magnitude of…

China: Chengdu Science Fiction Museum

Chengdu is the capital city of the Chinese province of Sichuan and is the fourth most populous city in China, with a total of 20.9 million residents as of 2020. It has traditionally been the hub of Western China and is considered one of the most important economic, financial, commercial, cultural, and communication centers in…

China: Overwater Bullet Train Line

Imagine speeding across the ocean at 350 kilometers per hour, suspended above the water on a high-speed train! That’s what passengers will soon be able to do in China’s first overwater bullet train tracks. The project is being built to connect the coastal cities of Fuzhou, Zhangzhou and Xiamen, boasting of 84 bridges and 29…

China: iPhone Reportedly Banned

iPhone is a smartphone manufactured by Apple Inc, the California, USA headquartered technology company. The iPhone was the first mobile phone enabled with the technology to recognize more than one finger on the screen at the same time (multi-touch technology). CNN has recently reported the ban of iPhones for central government officials. This is days…

China: Baidu Finally Rolls Out AI Chatbot

Baidu is a multinational technology company that offers cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and internet services including products like a search engine, amongst others. The holding company is incorporated in the Cayman Islands with their headquarters in Beijing China. Baidu is reportedly one of the largest internet companies in the world. As announced by The Verge,…

China Bans Seafood from Japan

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant is a nuclear power plant commissioned by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) in 1971, and located in Fukushima, Japan. The plant consisted of 6 boiling water reactors (used for generating electrical power) that cumulatively generated about 4.7 Gigawatts, ranking the Fukushima Daiichi as one of the largest nuclear power stations…

Evergrande Files for Bankruptcy

Evergrande Group is the second largest real estate developer in China (by sales). The public company was founded in 1996, incorporated in the Cayman Islands and headquartered in Guangdong Province, China. Evergrande has developed over 170 properties in China. The company also boasts of various business offerings including its majority ownership stake in Guangzhou Evergrande…

China: Earthquake Destroys 100+ Buildings

Pingyuan county in eastern China’s Shandong province experienced a magnitude 5.5 earthquake in the early hours of Sunday morning, causing infrastructural damages and injuries. The unfortunate event occurred around 2:33 a.m China time, with a depth of 10 kilometers. According to CNN’s report, 21 people from the Liaocheng and Dezhou area sustained injuries from the…

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