China launches 11th satellite for Beidou system

China successfully launched its 11th satellite for the Beidou navigation system into space at 12:12 a.m. local time Saturday. The satellite launched from southwestern Sichuan Province, was boosted by a Long March-3C carrier rocket into a geosynchronous orbit. The Beidou system, a global navigation and positioning network, also known as Compass system, started to provide […]

Meteor shower in Western China

BEIJING, Feb. 22, meteor shower took place in Chinese western province Qinghai. The weight of the largest meteorite found on site was 12.5 kilograms. No injuries or damage report. According to witnesses, before the Meteor shower in the sky, explosions were heard, and the fall of meteorites was accompanied by a glow and smoke, as […]

Greater China market boosted Ferrari

Greater China market boosted Ferrari

The manufacturer Ferrari has beaten all records last year with 7,195 cars sold. 2.251 billion euros in turnover, net profit of 209 million euros and Greater China (China, Hong Kong and Taiwan) market has increased by 62%. Ferrari has done well. The famous Italian manufacturer of high performance car on Friday announced “record” sales in […]

The Retail Store at 35,000 Feet

The Retail Store at 35,000 Feet

THE RETAIL STORE AT 35,000 FEET How New Travel Trends in the Asia-Pacific Region Create New Opportunities for Airlines Author: Brett Proud EVP, New Markets & Products, GuestLogix Inc. Read the entire report “The Retail Store at 35,000 Feet“. AN INTRODUCTION FROM BRETT PROUD EVP NEW PRODUCTS & MARKETS, GUESTLOGIX HOW NEW TRAVEL TRENDS IN […]

Three “Yuanwang” space-tracking ships make triumphant returns

Three “Yuanwang” space-tracking ships make triumphant returns

At about 15:00 of Feb. 2, 2012, Beijing time, the Yuanwang VI space-tracking ship wrapped up its 154-day voyage covering 30,000-odd nautical miles and smoothly arrived at the port of the China’s Satellite Maritime Tracking and Controlling Department. By now, all the three Yuanwang space-tracking ships implementing maritime tracking and controlling tasks of the docking […]

Sony Appoints Hirai as CEO

Sony Appoints Hirai as CEO

Asia’s troubled entertainment and technology giant Sony Corporation named Kaz Hirai as its new president and CEO on Wednesday. He replaces Howard Stringer, who is currently chairman, CEO and president, from 1 April. Stringer will become chairman of the board of directors from June. The move was long awaited after Sony has struggled to pull […]

China underscores scientific innovation for sustained agricultural growth

Chinese authorities Wednesday issued its first policy document for 2012, underscoring the importance of scientific and technological innovation for sustained agricultural growth. To ensure an effective supply of agricultural products is vital to the country’s overall and strategic development amid the complicated global economic situation, deepening influence of global climate changes and increasing shortages of […]