ChinaEconomy

Shanghai builds $900m hub in push to be eSports leader

China has begun building a $900 million facility it hopes will be the envy of eSports and seal its push to make Shanghai the global capital of the fast-growing professional gaming industry. The Shanghai International New Cultural and Creative E-sports Center is scheduled…
LifestyleWorld

Tesla delivered record number of cars in 2020

Tesla delivered a record number of cars in 2020, the company said, just narrowly missing its half a million target for the year. The pioneering high-end electric vehicle maker delivered 180,570 cars to customers and produced 179,757 in the fourth quarter of the year, it…
ChinaEconomy

Study finds smoking and poverty go hand in hand

Smokers face a higher chance of living in poverty, according to a study by Beijing Normal University (BNU). The rate of family poverty among smokers is 23.61 percent, nearly double the figure of 13.81 percent among non-smokers, according to the study conducted by…
EconomyPolitics

U.S. Congress passes 900 billion USD COVID-19 relief package

U.S. Congress passed a 900-billion-USD COVID-19 relief package late Monday, sending the measure to U.S. President Donald Trump for signing into law. The long-awaited relief package was approved by the Senate with a 92-to-6 vote, along with government funding for the rest…
EconomyPolitics

British MPs warn country not ready for Brexit

Britain has not yet installed all the complex IT systems and port infrastructure needed to ensure Brexit runs smoothly, a group of British MPs warned in a report released Saturday The Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union, a cross-party group of…
ChinaEconomy

Milk tea shop accused of paying people to queue

An investigation is underway after a milk tea shop in downtown Shanghai’s Huangpu District was alleged to have been paying people to queue up, giving the impression that business was booming in an effort to attract franchisees. The shop in the People’s Square…
EconomyPortugal

Portugal is one of the countries that least employs immigrants

The country that has always been marked by emigration, appears at the end of the table among the countries in Europe of the 27 that least employs foreign population. On International Migration Day (which will be marked this Friday), Pordata makes public a new fact: only 3%…
EconomyGuinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau government raises taxes in 2021

he majority of MPs present in the Parliament of Guinea Bissau on Wednesday approved in general the State Budget for 2021 presented by the Government, led by Nuno Gomes Nabiam, which foresees a tax increase for the population. The State Budget was approved with 54 MPs…