Tag: Chinas

Chinas Xiaomi Rises to Become No. 3 Smartphone Maker

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article image China's Xiaomi became the third largest smartphone maker in the world and the fifth largest maker of mobile phones in the third quarter of this year. "Xiaomi's Android smartphone models are wildly popular in the Chinese market and it shifts millions of them every quarter through its extensive online and operator channels," said Neil Mawston, executive director at Strategy Analytics. The company shipped 18 million smartphones in the three months to the end of September, up…Read More

Pakistan becomes 1st state to deploy Chinas BeiDou GPS network

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Pakistan has become the first foreign country to use China based GPS system made by BeiDou and the company (Compass) has also set up a network in Pakistan. "The first stage of Pakistan’s geographic positioning network has been completed with the network covering Karachi," said Chief Scientist of UniStrong Shen Jun while speaking at the annual China Satellite navigation Conference in Nanjing. BeiDou, a navigation satellite system company, is co-…Read More

Pak anxious to be first ride in Chinas space mission

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MONITORNG REPORT IBD: Chairman of the Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission Ahmed Bilal has said that if China starts taking foreign astronauts to outer space, his country would like to be the first candidate. "We also want to cooperate with China in remote sensing technology and educating the public about space," the China Daily quoted Bilal as saying during his recent visit to Beijing. "We would like to train astronauts from other countries and…Read More

Pakistan may get Chinas hybrid wheat varieties

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan is mulling importing hybrid wheat varieties from China to in order to improve its local yield."Two hybrid wheat varieties developed by the Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, including Beijing Wheat No6 and No7, have been successfully grown in pilot areas in Pakistan, and are expected to increase local wheat production by 50 per cent," said President of Farmers Association of Pakistan, Dr Tariq Bucha.He said that under an agreement, Pakistan…Read More