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Brenda Goh

CATL explores new EV battery services, to add capacity: chairman

27 May 2020

BEIJING China's top electric vehicle (EV) battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd (CATL) is exploring new battery-related services and will expand manufacturing capacity in the next two years, its chairman told Reuters.

RPT-As Chinese authorities expand use of health tracking apps, privacy concerns grow

26 May 2020

SHANGHAI, May 26 China's health tracking QR codes, which have played a key part in the country's successful containment of the coronavirus, now look set to play a much broader role in daily life as local authorities dream up new uses for the technology.

As Chinese authorities expand use of health tracking apps, privacy concerns grow

26 May 2020

SHANGHAI China's health tracking QR codes, which have played a key part in the country's successful containment of the coronavirus, now look set to play a much broader role in daily life as local authorities dream up new uses for the technology.

China's Meituan Dianping posts Q1 loss, warns virus impact to continue

25 May 2020

BEIJING Chinese food delivery giant Meituan Dianping posted a smaller-than-expected fall in revenue on Monday after its business was hit by nationwide virus curbs but cautioned that the pandemic would continue to have an impact.

RPT-In China's auto market, worries grow that cashback deals and gifts presage damaging price war

25 May 2020

HANGZHOU, China/SHANGHAI, May 25 Cashback offers, up to 10 free oil changes, generous prepaid gasoline cards - these are just some of the giveaways China's auto dealerships are using to woo customers out and about after spending much of February and March in lockdown.

Dancing with disinfectant: China's nightclubs back in the groove

25 May 2020

SHANGHAI Nightclubs in China have mostly come back to life as owners and customers feel increasingly comfortable the novel coronavirus epidemic is under control, but disinfectant, disposable cups and masks have become part of the experience.

In China's auto market, worries grow that cashback deals and gifts presage damaging price war

25 May 2020

HANGZHOU, China/SHANGHAI Cashback offers, up to 10 free oil changes, generous prepaid gasoline cards - these are just some of the giveaways China's auto dealerships are using to woo customers out and about after spending much of February and March in lockdown.

Relief, and fear, at ground zero of the coronavirus

21 May 2020

WUHAN, China Back in March when I was in Wuhan as it opened up after over two months in lockdown, I often went past the Minyi vegetable market. Blocked by 2-metre-high yellow barricades, it was a constant reminder of how the city's life had come to a crashing halt during the pandemic. 

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