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Getting a local SIM card when traveling in China – China Unicom and China Mobile

When traveling in mainland of China and you probably want to get a SIM card and activate a data plan in order to use the internet and avoid hefty international data fees (despite the fact that there is a lot of free WIFI at the airports, hotels and restaurants). By the way, Internet access is now a basic human right according to the United Nations Human Rights Council ( 2017). It is easy to get a local SIM card in China, the two major telecommunication companies are China mobile (中国移动) and China Unicom (中国联通). 4G covers most of Chinese cities. 3G Coverage is over 99% of China population. Coverage is nearly everywhere except some rural part of Tibet & Xinjiang. A prepaid SIM card can be used immediately after simple activation.

Why China will become the global leader in electric vehicle (EV) market

Last year, China surpassed the U.S. and became the largest plug-in electric car markets in terms of total annual sales, China was therefore ranked as the best-selling plug-in electric passenger car country market in the world in 2015. With strong government support and relevant encouraging policies, China is on track to become the global leader in electric vehicle (EV) market. Below are the main reasons:-

China’s Pterosaur UAV (The Chinese Unmanned Attack Aircraft)

Pterosaur (Yi-Long or Yilong, 翼龙) is a low-altitude, military-civilian dual-use and long-endurance Chinese UAV developed by AVIC (Aviation Industry Corporation of China). Pterosaur is equipped with reconnaissance device, laser light, electronic warfare equipments, light space-based strike weapons (SBSW), the UAV can be tailored to various missions such as peacekeeping, anti-terrorism, border patrols as well as disaster monitoring and atmospheric research.

Jack Ma’s Long-term Vision For Alibaba

December 30, 2014, Jack Ma (or Ma Yun) attended the second joint meeting of the Strategic Cooperation Between Alibaba Group And Hangzhou City during which Ma said that in the coming year of 2015, Alibaba will carry out a comprehensive upgrade in term of organization management, culture and human resource management to gear up to meet the challenges in the next 10 years.