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Huawei founder urges Honor subbrand to become competitor after split

Nov 26 2020

SHENZHEN, China Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei called on employees of its departing Honor subbrand to strive to surpass its parent in a farewell speech as the tech giant sells the budget brand to keep its sanction-hobbled supply chains alive.

Smelling blood, Huawei’s Chinese mobile rivals look to capitalise on its U.S. woes

Nov 23 2020

SHENZHEN, China Chinese handset rivals of Huawei Technologies including Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo are making aggressive moves to seize market share from their giant rival, after stepped-up U.S. sanctions hobbled Huawei's supply chains, industry insiders say.

Smelling blood, Huawei’s Chinese mobile rivals look to capitalise on its US woes

Nov 23 2020

* Industry executive says Xiaomi and others have ramped up orders

In Shenzhen, the world's largest electronics market gets a cosmetics makeover

Nov 19 2020

SHENZHEN, China It's 10 p.m. in the world's largest electronics market, and lines of delivery workers who once hauled computer components and knock-off phones now push carts overflowing with Mac lipsticks, Bioderma cleansers and other foreign beauty brands.

Huawei selling Honor brand to agent-dealer consortium to keep smartphone unit alive

Nov 16 2020

SHENZHEN, China Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] is selling its budget brand smartphone unit Honor to a consortium of over 30 agents and dealers in a bid to keep it alive, the company and the consortium said on Tuesday.

Huawei to sell Honor brand to consortium of agents and dealers in bid to save its supply chain

Nov 16 2020

SHENZHEN, China, Nov 17 Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is selling its budget brand smartphone unit Honor to a consortium of over 30 agents and dealers, according to a joint statement signed by 40 companies involved in the purchase.

Workaholic Shenzhen city makes leave time mandatory in first for China

Nov 11 2020

SHENZHEN, China The southern Chinese technology hub of Shenzhen, notorious for its long work hours, will become China's first city to require that workers take paid leave, a move to help reduce burnout that may be replicated in other parts of the country.

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