Guangzhou

World’s First Robot Citizen Visits Guangzhou, Interacts With Netizens

World’s First Robot Citizen Visits Guangzhou, Interacts With Netizens

Sophia, the first robot to get citizenship, interacts with netizens on China News Service on Dec. 12.

Dec 13, 2017
Yicai Global
Baidu Will Set Up China’s Largest AI-Focused VC Fund to Advance Technology

Baidu Will Set Up China’s Largest AI-Focused VC Fund to Advance Technology

The venture capital unit under Chinese search giant Baidu Inc. [NASDAQ:BIDU] plans to team up with the Rain Fund of…

Dec 11, 2017
Liao Shumin
US-China Sustainable Urbanization Pilot Zone Launched in Nansha Exploring Innovative Green City Development in GD-HK-Macau Bay Area

US-China Sustainable Urbanization Pilot Zone Launched in Nansha Exploring Innovative Green City Development in GD-HK-Macau Bay Area

The Paulson Institute (PI) today signed a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement with the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE)…

Dec 8, 2017
Paulson Institute
China’s First-Tier Cities Leapfrog Singapore’s Economy, Latest Revised Figures Show

China’s First-Tier Cities Leapfrog Singapore’s Economy, Latest Revised Figures Show

The economy of each of China’s first-tier cities -- Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen -- is now bigger than Singapore’s, according to revised figures.

Dec 7, 2017
Lin Xiaozhao
ICBC Gives Guangzhou City Construction Investment Group USD3 Billion to Develop Rental Housing

ICBC Gives Guangzhou City Construction Investment Group USD3 Billion to Develop Rental Housing

The Guangdong branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China [SHA:601398] (ICBC), one of China’s large state-owned banks, inked an…

Dec 6, 2017
Dou Shicong
Singapore’s CapitaLand, CRCT Chip In USD500 Million to Buy Guangzhou’s Rock Square

Singapore’s CapitaLand, CRCT Chip In USD500 Million to Buy Guangzhou’s Rock Square

Singapore-based CapitaLand Ltd. [SI:CATL] (CapitaLand) and CapitaLand Retail China Trust (CRCT) have jointly acquired Rock Square in Guangzhou in Southeast…

Nov 29, 2017
Xu Wei
Mobike, Ofo Roll Out Bikes at Night to Thwart Guangzhou Government

Mobike, Ofo Roll Out Bikes at Night to Thwart Guangzhou Government

In the three months since the Guangzhou government prohibited groups from rolling out more shared bikes amid concerns about oversupply…

Nov 23, 2017
Zhang Xia
Guangzhou to Build China's First ‘International Financial Island’

Guangzhou to Build China's First ‘International Financial Island’

Southeastern Guangdong province will set up China’s first “international financial island.” The global annual meeting of the 14th International Finance…

Nov 20, 2017
Xu Wei
Guangzhou Subway System Starts Accepting WeChat Pay

Guangzhou Subway System Starts Accepting WeChat Pay

China’s internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s [HKG:0700] social messaging app WeChat users in Guangzhou, South China’s Guangdong province, have started…

Nov 17, 2017
Zhang Xia
First State-Owned Rental Housing Management Enterprises Inaugurated in Guangzhou

First State-Owned Rental Housing Management Enterprises Inaugurated in Guangzhou

China is stepping up its efforts to encourage the development of the rental housing market. Two new state-owned rental housing…

Nov 17, 2017
Tang Shihua
World's First 2,000-Ton China-Made New Energy Freighter That Consumes No Fuel Undocks in Guangdong

World's First 2,000-Ton China-Made New Energy Freighter That Consumes No Fuel Undocks in Guangdong

The world’s first 2,000-ton new energy all-electric self-unloading ship made in China undocked in Nansha, Guangzhou, capital of southeastern China’s…

Nov 14, 2017
Lin Chunting
Guangzhou Banks Hike Mortgage Rates as They Approach Annual Lending Quota

Guangzhou Banks Hike Mortgage Rates as They Approach Annual Lending Quota

The mortgage quota remains tight in the fourth quarter at banks in China’s southern city of Guangzhou. Last month, one…

Nov 10, 2017
Dou Shicong