Air China

Air China introduces Brisbane to Beijing direct flights

Brisbane Airport welcomes new direct Air China flights to/from Beijing The first Air China flight from Beijing to Brisbane has landed safely at Brisbane Airport on December 11, setting new heights of... Read more »
Ofo, which operates 10 million bikes in 180 cities worldwide, is launching in Sydney on Wednesday. Photograph: Ofo

China’s bike-sharing company Ofo launches in Sydney

China’s bike-share company Ofo has entered Australian market with 200 bikes deployed in Sydney China’s bike-sharing company ofo has launched its dockless bike system in Sydney, Australia on Thursday. Chinese company Ofo,... Read more »
Australian cherry

NSW produce the cherry on top in China

Australia aims to enhance Horticulture export to Asian markets Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair will be in China and Hong Kong this week (4-8 September) for his first overseas mission as... Read more »
Chinese scientists teleported a Photon from Earth to Orbit

Chinese scientists teleported a Photon from Earth to Orbit, marking major breakthrough

Researchers from China successfully teleported a photon from Earth to a satellite 500 km away Not long ago, in the early 1990s, scientists only speculated that teleportation using quantum physics could be possible. Since... Read more »
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (L) in Sydney, Australia

China, Australia agree to promote economic ties

Australia and China to expand free trade between the two major Asia-Pacific economies Australia and China have inked a series of bilateral agreements and moved to expand free trade between the two... Read more »
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Sydney to host RMB Global Cities Dialogue in April 2017

Sydney has been an official RMB trading hub since 2014 and is ranked in the top five global hubs Sydney will host the inaugural Renminbi (RMB) Global Cities Dialogue in April 2017, NSW Premier... Read more »

Australian innovators eye China’s vibrant fintech hubs

Australian fintech companies to visit and see for themselves how China has embraced technology and is driving innovation. Australian financial technology companies will have their sights set firmly on China during an... Read more »
The Dubai RTA chief Mattar Al Tayer with a representative of the Chinese driverless flying car, or AAV, maker Ehang. “We are working hard to start operation of the AAV this July,” said Mr Al Tayyer. Courtesy APCO Worldwide

Dubai plans to roll out pilot-less flying taxis this summer

Chinese passenger drones Ehang 184  are coming to Dubai in July 2017 Dubai has tested a Chinese prototype of a self-driving hover-taxi, its transport authority said on Monday, with the aim of... Read more »
Rio 2016 Olympics Medals count

United States dominates Rio 2016 Olympics, followed by Great Britain and China

The United States of America topped the medal tally with a total count 121 medals while Great Britain finished second with 67 medals and China is on the third position with 70... Read more »
Richest Billionaires in Tech

Gates, Bezos and Zuckerberg are the Richest Billionaires in Tech

Americans and Asian dominate Richest in Tech 2016 list as it features 51 Americans and 19 Chinese people On the top of the chart is Bill Gates, with a net worth of... Read more »
China launches world’s largest seaplane

China unveils world’s largest seaplane

World’s largest amphibious aircraft is being termed as the latest breakthrough in “China’s aviation industry.” China has completed production of the world’s largest amphibious aircraft. The state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC)... Read more »
A food deliveryman wades through a flooded street during a heavy rainfall in Shilipu, Chaoyang Road, Beijing, China, July 20, 2016. Photo: REUTERS/Jason Lee

Heavy rain lashes Beijing, Tianjin; flights, trains delayed

Persistent heavy rain on Wednesday caused widespread disruption in the Chinese capital, Beijing, forcing the delay and cancellation of hundreds of flights and the closure trains and subway stations. At least one... Read more »
The Thani family arrived in Wellington on Friday to start their new life here. Rawad, 5, walks with his mum, Amena, and 3-year-old sister, Naba, while dad Wael carries son Salim, 2.

World’s six richest countries host only 9% of world’s refugees

Poorest nations shouldering responsibility for world’s refugees The world’s six wealthiest countries host less than 9% of the world’s refugees, according to a new Oxfam report. While the United States, China, Japan,... Read more »
Shanghai Disneyland's Enchanted Storybook Castle isthe tallest and most interactive castle in any Disney park Shanghai Disneyland's Enchanted Storybook Castle is the tallest and most interactive castle in any Disney park

Disney magic finally comes to Shanghai as Disneyland opens its doors in China

Shanghai Disney Resort, the first on the Chinese mainland and the sixth in the world, has opened with a magical ceremony SHANGHAI (China) – Shanghai Disneyland greeted its visitors in magical ways as... Read more »
Explosion injures at least four people in east China's Shanghai, June 12, 2016

Explosion at Shanghai Airport injures at least four people

Explosion at Shanghai Pudong Airport caused by “self-made explosives,” at least 4 injured SHANGHAI – A blast caused by “self-made explosive materials” injured four people at a terminal in Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport... Read more »
Robots take over jobs

Foxconn in China replaces 60000 factory workers with robots

Roughly 600 companies in China’s Kunshan region are looking to reduce headcount with robots to accelerate growth and reduce costs Apple and Samsung supplier Foxconn has replaced 60,000 factory workers with robots.... Read more »
University of New South Wales

China, UNSW partners to build $100 million innovation project at University of New South Wales

UNSW has secured the financial support of eight Chinese companies to build a new science and technology precinct on the Kensington campus Australia is set to get a “global first” $100 million... Read more »
Drowning among top causes of death in children especially in Asia: WHO

Drowning among top causes of death in children especially in Asia: WHO

Countries must promote water safety and survival skills across the region as well as install barriers to control access to water, providing safe childcare facilities away from water for pre-school children The... Read more »

A staggering number of Australians were born in another country

The number of Australians born overseas has hit its highest level in more than a century, new figures from the ABS reveal. Australia is regarded as a multicultural nation, and here are... Read more »
Danish people

Denmark is world’s ‘happiest country’ and Burundi ‘the least happy’

Denmark has reclaimed its place as the world’s happiest country, while Burundi ranks as the least happy nation, according to the fourth World Happiness Report.  The report, prepared by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and... Read more »

Bill Gates top Forbes 2016 billionaires list

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is still ranked the world’s richest person with an estimated net worth of $75 billion, $4.2 billion less than last year, according to Forbes magazine’s 2016 list of... Read more »
Australia to boost defence by spending $30B to buy Submarines, Ships, Aircrafts

Australia to boost defence spending by AUD $30 billion

Australia will increase defense spending by nearly A$30 billion (US $21.6 billion) over the next 10 years, seeking to protect its strategic and trade interests in the Asia-Pacific. The defense strategic plan was... Read more »
Together, China and the US account for nearly half of the billionaires on the planet. Beijing, for the first time, has taken over New York to become the world capital of billionaires with 100 live there.

China has more billionaires than US now

China edged out America on several fronts in a new report profiling the world’s wealthiest people. Beijing pushed New York into second place – 100 to 95 – when it took over this year’s... Read more »
India emerged as the world’s largest arms importer while US and Russia remain major global arms suppliers

India is world’s largest arms importer, US dominates arms sales

India emerged as the world’s largest arms importer, accounting for 14% of the global imports in the 2011-2015 timeframe. The latest data on international arms transfers released by a global think-tank, SIPRI, also... Read more »