Photos: MUJI and its message in China

Japanese homeware store MUJI opened on Monday its 200th MUJI store in Hangzhou. MUJI president Satoru Matsuzaki also attended the event, Chinese tech media Ifanr reported. As the year 2016 draws to an end, this…

Retired soccer star “China Sun” kicks off an…

“China Sun”, Sun Jihai, the first Chinese soccer player to score in the Premier League for Manchester City, has found a new goal. Beijing Renhe Football Club announced that Sun Jihai would officially retire. Aside…

20 of the darkest days in my life…

Chinese entrepreneur Yu Xiaodan, founder of an e-commerce startup targeting female millennials, 26 years old, experienced perhaps the darkest twenty days of her life this November: after months of struggle, hard work finally sent her…

How offline commerce may thrive in China

Traditional offline shopping may have been hit hard by the explosive success of e-commerce in China, but there is still hope for it yet. Venture capital firm Matrix Partners China and indoor location services provider…

The top 10 technology searches in China in…

The year of 2016 saw another round of technology improvements and breakthroughs. Take a look at what technologies Chinese netizens care about the most, as revealed by Baidu search data. 1. Virtual Reality (VR) goes…

The top 10 people searches in China in…

2016 was shaped by a wide range of personalities, in China and abroad. From celebrities to politicians and entrepreneurs, this is a list of who’s who, according to Baidu’s top search results for people in…