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Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Autodesk Autodesk president and CEO Andrew Anagnost. Autodesk this week agreed to buy construction software company PlanGrid for $875 million. The San Francisco-based start-up previously raised $69 million in funding from investors including YCombinator, Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital. PlanGrid enables real-time construction tracking for contractors and and architects. Autodesk “makes software for people who [...]

November 25, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Chinese investors continue to drive cross border capital dominating global real estate markets

Chinese investors continue to drive cross border capital dominating global real estate markets

Chinese capital was responsible for 11 percent of all global cross-border real estate investments last year, second only to the United States (19 percent). Chinese capital accounted for USD 26.6 billion of cross-border real estate transactions last year, accounting for nearly 40 percent of all Asian capital invested. And also more than half what was [...]

July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Chinese investors continue to drive cross border capital dominating global real estate markets

Celebrate Chinese New Year With These 27 Deals and Freebies

Celebrate Chinese New Year With These 27 Deals and Freebies

Most of the world welcomed the 2017 new year on Jan. 1, but the holiday falls on a different date in Chinese culture. Also referred to as Spring Festival, the Chinese New Year is based on the lunar calendar, so the date changes annually. The 2017 Chinese New Year begins Jan. 28 and the celebration [...]

January 25, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Celebrate Chinese New Year With These 27 Deals and Freebies

Deadly collapse at Chinese power station

Deadly collapse at Chinese power station

At least 67 people were killed when a platform collapsed at a construction site in China’s Jiangxi province. The accident took place at a power plant in Fengcheng where a cooling tower was under construction. One person is still missing, state media say. Jiangxi province’s fire services said 32 fire trucks and 212 soldiers had [...]

November 24, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Deadly collapse at Chinese power station

Why Chinese Investment in Overseas Real Estate Has More Than Doubled

Why Chinese Investment in Overseas Real Estate Has More Than Doubled

Especially in the U.S. Chinese invested $16.1 billion in overseas real estate in the first half of the year, more than double the amount in the same period last year, real estate consultancy CBRE said on Thursday. The United States remained the most popular globalproperty market for Chinese investors, while hotels and offices were the [...]

August 18, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Why Chinese Investment in Overseas Real Estate Has More Than Doubled

L-G, AAP trade blame for delay in banning of Chinese manjha

L-G, AAP trade blame for delay in banning of Chinese manjha

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday reiterated that the evident delay in relation to a file banning the use of Chinese manjha in the Capital did not occur on part of the Delhi government but at that of Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung’s. The L-G’s office, however, responded with an immediate denial along with details regarding [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on L-G, AAP trade blame for delay in banning of Chinese manjha

Sushma Swaraj, Chinese FM discuss India’s bid for NSG

Sushma Swaraj, Chinese FM discuss India’s bid for NSG

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday discussed the misgivings that have cropped up between the two sides, after India’s failed bid to become a member of the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). India has singled out China for having put obstacles in New Delhi’s path, while Beijing [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Sushma Swaraj, Chinese FM discuss India’s bid for NSG

South Korea firms fear Chinese retaliation over THAAD

South Korea firms fear Chinese retaliation over THAAD

Concern over Chinese retaliation in response to the deployment of the U.S. anti-missile defense system THAAD is mounting in South Korea and among South Korean businesses in China. Several sources told local news service Money Today on Friday they are monitoring the situation for any trade-related restrictions that could be imposed on South Korean businesses [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on South Korea firms fear Chinese retaliation over THAAD

St. Lucia hopes to lure Chinese tourists with $2.6 billion Pearl of the Caribbean development

St. Lucia hopes to lure Chinese tourists with $2.6 billion Pearl of the Caribbean development

St. Lucia’s government has signed an agreement to build the island’s first internationally targeted, integrated development — a project worth $2.6 billion designed to attract Chinese tourists and investment. The Pearl of the Caribbean will occupy a 700-acre site on the south end of the island. Plans include a casino, horse racetrack, resort and shopping [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on St. Lucia hopes to lure Chinese tourists with $2.6 billion Pearl of the Caribbean development

New metal 3D printing technology developed by Chinese scientists

New metal 3D printing technology developed by Chinese scientists

Researchers in central China’s Hubei province have successfully manufactured metal parts and molds using new 3D printing technology. The new metal 3D printing technology addresses existing problems in traditional metal 3D printing methods, said Zhang Hai’ou, leader of the 3D printing technology research team at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology. These problems, such [...]

July 25, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on New metal 3D printing technology developed by Chinese scientists

Chinese official calls Trump ‘irrational’ on trade

Chinese official calls Trump ‘irrational’ on trade

Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei criticized Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, calling him “an irrational type” due to his proposal that tariffs on imported Chinese goods be increased to up to 45 percent. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal published on Sunday, Lou said, “Trump is an irrational type. If he were to [...]

April 18, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Chinese official calls Trump ‘irrational’ on trade

Swaraj raises Masood Azhar issue with Chinese counterpart

Swaraj raises Masood Azhar issue with Chinese counterpart

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today strongly raised with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi the issue of China blocking its bid to have JeM chief and Pathankot terror attack mastermind Masood Azhar designated as a terrorist by the UN. Swaraj took up the issue with Wang at a bilateral meeting here on the sidelines of [...]

April 18, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Swaraj raises Masood Azhar issue with Chinese counterpart