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China Still Going Global: Education Companies Eye Growth Abroad

China Still Going Global: Education Companies Eye Growth Abroad

China has emerged in the past two decades as one of the world’s largest markets for private education services and home to many of the richest entrepreneurs in the field.  Shares in online education firms TAL and New Oriental Education, for instance, have soared during the coronavirus outbreak, fueling anew the fortunes of their billionaire [...]

March 4, 2020 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on China Still Going Global: Education Companies Eye Growth Abroad

America still leads in technology, but China is catching up fast

America still leads in technology, but China is catching up fast

Arare thing happened in an industrial park near Washington, dc,last November. Construction began on a $3bn extension to a semiconductor foundry owned by Micron Technologies, a maker of advanced memory chips, based in Idaho. “A few years ago, opening that sort of extension would have people saying, well, that is going to be moving to China soon, [...]

May 18, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on America still leads in technology, but China is catching up fast

Apple services business grows; CEO Cook says China tensions ease

Apple services business grows; CEO Cook says China tensions ease

Apple said sales for the current quarter would most likely be lower than Wall Street expected, a signal that it continues to face weak demand for the iPhone, especially in China. Apple said it bought back $8.2 billion worth of shares in the quarter ended in December, less than half the $19.4 billion it purchased [...]

January 30, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Apple services business grows; CEO Cook says China tensions ease

Cramer’s game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility

Cramer’s game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility

Between Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility   7:09 PM ET Fri, 7 Dec 2018 | 00:59 Investors should prepare themselves for more stock market swings as a host of “difficult crosscurrents” weigh on equities, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday as stocks traded lower. “Now that the S&P 500 has gone negative for [...]

December 9, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Cramer’s game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility

Supply disruption halts work at Hyundai Motor’s plant in China

Supply disruption halts work at Hyundai Motor’s plant in China

Hyundai Motor Co said its China plant halted operation due to a supply disruption on Tuesday, its second shutdown in China in less than a month as diplomatic tensions between China and South Korea over a US missile defence system took toll on its business. One of the five China plants operated by its joint [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Supply disruption halts work at Hyundai Motor’s plant in China

South China Sea: US carrier group begins ‘routine’ patrols

South China Sea: US carrier group begins ‘routine’ patrols

US aircraft carrier the USS Carl Vinson has started what it calls “routine operations” in the South China Sea, with a fleet of supporting warships. The deployment comes days after China’s foreign ministry warned Washington against challenging Beijing’s sovereignty in the region. China claims several contested shoals, islets and reefs in the area. It has [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on South China Sea: US carrier group begins ‘routine’ patrols

Trump breaks ice with China in letter to Xi

Trump breaks ice with China in letter to Xi

US President Donald Trump has sent a letter to Xi Jinping, his first direct approach to the Chinese leader. The president thanked Mr Xi for congratulating him on his inauguration last month and said he looked forward to “constructive” relations. Mr Trump has not yet spoken to Mr Xi but did call other world leaders. [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Trump breaks ice with China in letter to Xi

Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

Apple Inc. has filed suit in China challenging Qualcomm Inc.’s fees for technology used in smartphones two years after Chinese regulators fined the chipmaker for its licensing practices. Two lawsuits filed by the iPhone maker accuse Qualcomm of abusing its control over essential technology to charge excessive licensing fees, a Beijing court said on its [...]

January 27, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

Apple Inc. has filed suit in China challenging Qualcomm Inc.’s fees for technology used in smartphones two years after Chinese regulators fined the chipmaker for its licensing practices. Two lawsuits filed by the iPhone maker accuse Qualcomm of abusing its control over essential technology to charge excessive licensing fees, a Beijing court said on its [...]

January 27, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

China Sticks to Its Stand on Masood Azhar Despite NIA Chargesheet

China Sticks to Its Stand on Masood Azhar Despite NIA Chargesheet

Beijing: India’s move to charge sheet Masood Azhar in the Pathankot terror attack appears to have not made much impact on China as Beijing on Wednesday said any move by New Delhi to bring about a UN ban on the JeM chief must be in line with rules and procedures laid down by the Security [...]

December 21, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on China Sticks to Its Stand on Masood Azhar Despite NIA Chargesheet

China Entering A Golden Age Of Education

China Entering A Golden Age Of Education

The fight to get accepted into college – particularly a top-notch college – is fierce, to say the least. In the U.S., after-school shops like Sylvan, Kaplan and The Princeton Review capitalize on families’ desires for their children to succeed, offering prep programs for Advanced Placement tests, SATs and then some. But helicopter parents around the [...]

November 25, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on China Entering A Golden Age Of Education

China Oct exports, imports fall more than expected

China Oct exports, imports fall more than expected

China’s exports and imports fell more than expected in October, with weak domestic and global demand adding to doubts that a pick-up in economic activity in the world’s largest trading nation can be sustained. October exports fell 7.3 percent from a year earlier, while imports shrank 1.4 percent, official data showed on Tuesday, raising fears [...]

November 8, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on China Oct exports, imports fall more than expected