Posts Tagged ‘rural’

Did JD.com Thoroughly Vet Its New E-commerce Partner?

detectiveChinese consumers are yearning for fresh vegetables and fruit, and a bevy of recent e-commerce agricultural deals are giving netizens …


Ant Financial’s Rural Strategy Focuses On China’s Microfinance Opportunities

Even with the explosive growth of technology in China, it’s still important to remember that China is still a nation …


CNNIC Report: 27.9% Of Chinese Netizens Live In Rural Areas

China Internet Network Information Center’s latest Internet statistics showcase the breadth of the country’s online population. Its recently published 36th Statistical Report on Internet Development in China states that by June 2015, China had 668 million netizens, representing an increase of 18.94 million netizens over the past six months. At the same time, China’s Internet […]


Beijing Extends Home Appliances Trade-in Policy To End Of 2011

According to reports in local media, the one-year-old home appliances trade-in policy, which was supposed to conclude at the end of May 2010, has been prolonged to the end of 2011 in Beijing, and the subsidy rates remain unchanged.
In June 2009, China launched a home appliances and electronics trade-in implementation solution and stated that from […]


China’s Internet Users Increased To 298 Million In 2008

China Internet Network Information Center has published the latest report on China’s Internet development, which states by the end of 2008, the number of Internet users in China had reached 298 million, a year-on-year increase of 41.9%.


New Internet Service Lets Chinese Peasants Buy Goods Online

Nokia Siemens Networks and China Mobile’s (CHL) Fujian branch are working together to help bleed China’s peasants of their hard-earned cash through a new marketing platform that will allow urbanites to sell to farmers via the Internet.


Report: More Chinese Children Using The Internet

According to a report on Chinese minors’ use of the Internet jointly conducted by the China Youth Social Service Center, the Youth Center of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and the China Youth University for Political Sciences, about 85.6% of Chinese minors that participated in the investigation have accessed the Internet and about 66.7% […]


SARFT Will Build Central-level CMMB Company

According to Xie Jinhui, vice director of the Academy of Broadcasting Planning of the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television of China, the administration is planning to build a central-level company for China Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting.


China Mobile Will Invest CNY5.6 Billion For Sichuan Network Reconstruction

China Mobile’s (CHL) Sichuan branch has completed the mobile communications coverage in 21 cities, 451 towns and 4389 villages that were affected by the May 12 Wenchuan earthquake along with the 492 temporal residences and China Mobile will invest about CNY5.6 billion for post-disaster reconstruction.


Microsoft Increases Investments In Rural China

Microsoft (MSFT) says it will increase its investments in China next month by donating two fully equipped InfoWagons, open a Partners in Learning school, launch a Family Education PC program for rural communities in Miyun county outside Beijing, and provide digital literacy content and training in libraries and iCafes across Xinjiang.