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Are we asking the right questions?

Nov. 1, 2017, 09:07 AM | Clyde RUSSELL

LONDON, Nov. 1 (Reuters): “The overall picture is that China’s BRI is still largely a conceptual exercise, rather than a physical reality.” according to Reuter report. It might be the right time to think it over… Belt and Road! Only that word can attract all eyes on China. The mass of the forum, which related to China, is trying to draw in ”Belt and Road”. In this week, for instance, “Belt and Road Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs” forum held in Kathmandu, Nepal, also #BRI is the hot topic during the London Metal Exchange Week, and mining conference in Melbourne too. Are we asking the right questions?

Naanga contributed to this report.

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Comcast CEO Brian L. Roberts visited at Tsinghua

Nov. 02, 2017, By Naanga

Brian L. Roberts: The Universal Beijing will be the best theme park in the world, according to his visit at Tsinghua.

Beijing, China (Tsinghua) — On Oct. 29, 2017, the member of the Advisory Board of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, Brian L Roberts, chairman and CEO of the Comcast Corp., was invited to have a face-to-face dialogue with Qian Yingqi, a Dean of School of Economics and Management, and Tsinghua’s students.  Continue reading Comcast CEO Brian L. Roberts visited at Tsinghua

‘The Belt and Road’ Inflight Internet Fund will support inflight internet by 10 billion yuan

The Chinese Government’s Announces its Ambitious Inflight Internet Plan

Oct. 31, 2017, 09:07 AM | PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire

Signing Ceremony
Signing Ceremony, Oct. 9, 2017 (PRNewsfoto/Bluefocus IFEC)

BEIJING, Oct. 31, 2017, /PRNewswire/ –  China’s domestic and foreign airlines plan to launch more than 100 new international routes along the #BeltandRoad Initiative. Meanwhile, newly established ‘The Belt and Road’ Inflight Internet Fund will increase the number of aircraft with in-flight Wi-Fi. The fund’s capital injection is measured ten billion yuan. China now has only 140 Wi-Fi-enabled aircrafts in operation, representing only 6% of the total size of China’s civil aviation fleet, according to the statistics. On the other word, each year nearly 500 million passengers are not connected to the most basic internet services during their flight. So the Chinese government has taken note of this high demand. In this article, you can find the more detailed statistic about Chinese netizens and inflight users.

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10 Tips for being a foreign correspond by Bill Berkeley

October 28, 2017, By Naanga

 Beijing, China (Tsinghua) –  Bill Berkeley, a former investigative reporter at The New York Times, shared his life of foreign correspondent experience to the journalism schools fellows on October 23, at The Tsinghua University.

He, also a former foreign correspondent The Atlantic magazine in Africa and the Middle East, and then gave some tips on how to prepare yourself for being international correspondents. Here are the ten tips based on his speech.

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Tsinghua’s ballerinas with foils get a stab at “physical chess”

October 24, 2017, By Naanga

 Beijing, China (Tsinghua) – The groan and clank of swords come from a fencing hall, south-east part of Tsinghua’s Comprehensive Gymnasium. A single wall of the hall is fully adorned with fencing equipped, including blades, masks and jackets hanging on the wardrobes and these staffs are using no end for team preparation, daily course works, association’s practice, and athletes training.

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Apple earnings beat expectations, iPhone 7 plus strong demand pushes sales

October 28, 2017, By Naanga

Beijing, China (_____) – Apple Inc’s third-quarter revenue topped analysts’ estimates, as the iPhone maker benefited $1.67 a share from high demand in iPhone 7 Plus. Analysts of the Wall Street had expected on average revenue to post $44.4 billion and earnings per share of $1.56.

After the earnings released, Apple’s shares rallied 5.5 percent to $158.3 trade at a record level, hits its previous all-time high of $156.6, in extended-hours trading at NYSE, according to MarketWatch. Apple share has gained 38 percent this year, surpassing double-digit gains by both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500.

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