May 13, 2021

Campaigners urge U.K. to criminalize child marriage

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Forced marriageFreedom United community powers open letter urging U.K. to ban child marriageMore than 20 organizations signed an open letter to the U.K. Prime Minister this week calling on the government to criminalize child marriage, a move that would protect children from being coerced into marriages against their will. The Freedom United community’s voice also […]

Huhtamaki acquires leading manufacturer of paper bags, wraps and folding carton packaging in China

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Huhtamaki, a key advanced manufacturer of sustainable packaging solutions for consumers around the world, has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Jiangsu Hihio-Art Packaging Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of paper bags, wraps and folding carton packaging in China. The company currently serves international quick-service restaurants (QSR) as well as national bakery […]

China’s new energy vehicle industry stirs Auto Shangha

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Electrification of the Chinese automotive industry is accelerating. From January to March 2021, production and sales of new energy vehicles (NEV) in China reached 533,000 and 515,000 units respectively, an increase of 3.2 times and 2.8 times respectively, compared with the same period last year. Pure electric vehicles make to most part with 455,000 and […]

Three premieres for Automobili

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Three premieres for Automobil Lamborghini at the 2021 Shanghai Auto Show First global public display of the track-only hyper car Essenza SCV12 China debut of the street-legal track car Huracán STO Huracán Fluo Capsule showcased for the first time in Asia Pacific Sant’Agata Bolognese/Shanghai, April 20, 2021 – Automobili Lamborghini celebrated three premieres at the […]

China vehicle sales on the rise in 2021

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An economically favorable background for Auto Shanghai: In the first quarter of 2021, China’s market for new vehicles has grown strongly. From January to March 2021, China’s auto production and sales volume were 6.352 million and 6.484 million units respectively, which means an increase of 81.7% and 75.6% compared to the previous year. The sales volume of passenger […]

Why Xinjiang is emerging as the epicenter of the U.S. Cold War on China

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By Vijay Prashad and Jie Xiong / Globetrotter On March 22, 2021, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken authorizedsanctions against Wang Junzheng, the secretary of the Chinese Communist Party Committee of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC), and Chen Mingguo, director of the Xinjiang Public Security Bureau (XPSB). These sanctions, Blinken said, have been put […]

Twitter and Facebook bans ‘Haven’t silenced me,’ Trump tells Newsmax

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By Cody Derespina From Newsmax Despite high-profile Twitter and Facebook bans – that continue to be enforced – former President Donald Trump told Newsmax on Tuesday that social media companies have not succeeded in stifling his voice or muffling his message. Trump was coy about his reported return to social media, which is believed to be just […]

Coronavirus: Visual guide

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By The Visual and Data Journalism Team BBC News There are now more than 900,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in 180 countries and at least 45,000 people have died. The United States now has more confirmed cases than any other single country, including China where the disease emerged in December 2019. Europe has also recorded […]

Coronavirus: Largest study suggests elderly and sick are most at risk

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From BBC Health officials in China have published the first details of more than 44,000 cases of Covid-19, in the biggest study since the outbreak began. Data from the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDC) finds that more than 80% of the cases have been mild, with the sick and elderly most at […]

Genesis appoints Markus Henne as CEO of Genesis Motor China

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SHANGHAI, China, December 17, 2019 – Genesis has appointed Markus Henne as Chief Executive Officer, Genesis Motor China. Mr. Henne will be responsible for overseeing all Genesis operations in China. He started on December 1, 2019 and reports to William Lee,Executive Vice President and Global Head of the Genesis Brand.  Mr. Henne joins Genesis with extensive and varied experience in the luxury automotive industry, mainly focusing on the development of the […]