Last year's No1 Xu Jiayin, chairman of real estate developer Evergrande, has been dislodged to the second spot this year, with his wealth shrinking by billion to billion. However, his company's sales in the first half of this year went up 25 percent to top over the benchmark billion.
Laos expects China's promotion of power grid interconnection and interworking with neighboring countries to "contribute to realizing our common goal," noting that the EDL-Gen will continue to support the exchanges of electrical energy among regional countries to ensure regional energy stability.
Last year, China's game market suffered its slowest revenue growth in a decade, as local gaming regulators tightened their grip on a market that experts think is reaching saturation point.
Last year, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Maamau signed a document to restore diplomatic relations between the two countries on the sidelines of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York.
Last year also saw local firms gain prominence in the global arena, taking up 87 percent of the total non-financial outbound direct investments.
Last month, the city announced it would cultivate 1,000 graduates with bachelor's degrees in management and services for winter sports by 2022.
Last October, a rail transit industrial park spread across 400 hectares opened in Lancun.
Last year, China's new energy vehicles totaled 1.25 million, accounting for 4.4 percent of total vehicle sales in the country, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.
Laser displays, including laser projectors and laser TVs, used to be an exclusive arena for US, Japanese and South Korean brands, but recent reports suggest that Chinese producers are making their way in with new patents and technologies.
Last year, the UK government launched the ￡1 Million Digital Skills Innovation Fund with the intention of equipping women and underrepresented groups with the skills needed to succeed in digital, technology or engineering roles. In September, the Australian government launched a publicly funded project to develop a 10-year road map aimed at encouraging more women and girls to study and take up careers in science, technology, engineering and math.