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Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi to clean up existing mainland clients by end-2021
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global said on Sunday it had stopped taking new mainland customers from Friday and would end contracts with mainland clients by the end of the year to comply with local regulations.
China's Geely to set up 5,000 battery swapping stations by 2025
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Geely aims to set up 5,000 battery swapping stations for electric vehicles (EV) globally by 2025, as sales grow in the world's biggest vehicle market, the automaker said in a statement on Sunday.
Chinese tech execs support 'common prosperity', helping SMEs at internet summit
WUZHEN, China (Reuters) - Chinese technology executives, facing a crackdown (https://www.reuters.com/world/china/china-crackdown-wipes-hundreds-billions-off-top-companies-values-2021-09-13) by the authorities, pledged support on Sunday for Beijing's "common prosperity" drive and to help smaller companies.
Tesla Shanghai to make 300,000 cars Jan-Sept despite chip shortage - sources
BEIJING (Reuters) - Tesla Inc's Shanghai factory is expected to produce 300,000 cars in the first nine months of the year, capped by a delivery rush in the end of the July-September quarter, despite a global semiconductor shortage, two sources said.
China welcomes Huawei executive home, Trudeau hugs Canadians freed by Beijing
SHENZHEN, China/TORONTO (Reuters) - Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou arrived in China on Saturday, ending her near three-year U.S. extradition fight, the same day two Canadians detained by Beijing for more than 1,000 days returned home, potentially paving the way for improved ties between China and the two western allies.
UPDATE 5-China welcomes Huawei executive home, Trudeau hugs Canadians freed by Beijing
SHENZHEN, China/TORONTO, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou arrived in China on Saturday, ending her near three-year U.S. extradition fight, the same day two Canadians detained by Beijing for more than 1,000 days returned home, potentially paving the way for improved ties between China and the two western allies.
U.S. Republican senators slam release of Huawei's Meng
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio said on Saturday the release of Huawei's finance chief raised serious questions about President Joe Biden's ability to confront the threat posed by the technology giant and the Chinese Communist Party.
UPDATE 16-Huawei CFO leaves Canada after U.S. agreement on fraud charges, detained Canadians head home
Sept 24 (Reuters) - Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou flew home to China on Friday after reaching an agreement with U.S. prosecutors to end the bank fraud case against her, relieving a point of tension between China and the United States.
Intel breaks ground on $20 billion Arizona plants as U.S. chip factory race heats up
(Reuters) - Intel Corp on Friday broke ground on two new factories in Arizona as part of its turnaround plan to become a major manufacturer of chips for outside customers.
China foreign ministry says accusations against Huawei's Meng 'fabricated' - state media
BEIJING, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Accusations against China tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou have been "fabricated" and were aimed at suppressing the country's high-tech industries, state media said on Saturday, citing foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying.
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