The coast guard in Fuzhou launched an investigation after receiving a tip-off in early August about a group of people smuggling refined oil near the coasts of provinces including Guangdong, Fujian and Zhejiang.
The company continued to make moves in the smart home market, acquiring video doorbell maker Ring and expanding its Amazon Key service.
The company announced on Wednesday night that its board of directors has authorized a share repurchase program, under which the company may repurchase up to billion of its shares over the next 12 months. The program covers about 3.5 percent of JD's market capitalization.
The cold spell is expected to persist through Sunday. As it heads south, the freezing air will reach as far as the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River, the center said.
The company had more than 23,000 R&D staff and invested a total of almost 9 billion yuan in research and development in 2018, up 13.43 percent from a year ago.
The company also has taken advantage of the government’s measures to enhance the integrated development between the civilian and defense sectors, Shu Chang, founder and chief executive of OneSpace, said at a news conference on Thursday after the launch.
The commission attributed the steady growth to improved corporate structure, internet business and risk management.
The combined monthly active users of domestic and overseas versions of WeChat stood at 1.098 billion by the end of 2018, according to the tool's developer Tencent.
The company claimed it had 92.9 million monthly active users and 3.4 million paying users in the first quarter, reporting respective year-on-year increases of 19.2 percent and 34.9 percent.After years of development, China has already become the largest gaming market in terms of revenues and number of players, said the latest quarterly report by the gaming market intelligence provider Newzoo.
The company has recently reopened its headquarters, regional support center and Farmer Support Center in Yunnan province and Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Shanghai, all of which experienced temporary closures in recent weeks.