GBA Briefs: 21/8/2019

Japan Gets It: Japan’s leading telecom operator, NTT Docomo, will resume taking orders of Huawei P30 Pro smartphones from today, breaking the stalemate since May after the US government blacklisted Huawei. Read more.

Chery and ZTE: Telecoms equipment giant ZTE and Chery Automobile, China’s largest passenger car exporter, have agreed to develop application scenarios of 5G in vehicles, intelligent manufacturing, and smart parks. Read more.

Hotline: Guangzhou has launched a hotline (12355) to give legal advice and counseling services for Hong Kong and Macao youths living in the city regarding study, career, entrepreneurship, volunteer services, cultural exchanges. Read more. 

Midea Surges: Foshan-based electronic appliance giant Midea recorded sales of RMB47.2 billion in the first half, up 17% year on year, completing 47.2% of its RMB100 billion annual revenue target. Read more.   

Research Grant: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has won HK$45 million in research funds from Guangdong in the first cross-border grants for scientific collaboration within the Greater Bay Area. Read more. 

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