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Strong economic data from China

Sep 10, 2013
Vital economic signs in China are improving
Posted In: China, Retail, global economy

Will an inexpensive iPhone sell in China?

Sep 9, 2013
Apple has scheduled a Tuesday product launch for the U.S., the EU, Japan and China. Will the Chinese get excited about a cheaper iPhone?
Posted In: China, iPhone, apple

China's burgeoning wine industry

Sep 3, 2013
The country may not be exporting their wine in the near future, but an increasing amount of Chinese are taking an interest to wine.
Posted In: China, wine, alcohol

Mercedes works to capture China's growing market for fancy cars

Aug 26, 2013
Mercedes is aiming for a bigger share of the growing Chinese luxury car market.
Posted In: China, luxury, Mercedes Benz

Crowdsourced 'Danger Maps' reveal contamination in China

Aug 20, 2013
With the financial help of Internet company Alibaba, Liu Chunlei has been crowdsourcing so-called 'Danger Maps' to make pollution information publicly available.
Posted In: China, pollution, alibaba

JPMorgan probed over hiring practices in China

Aug 19, 2013
The SEC is looking into whether the investment bank hired the children of powerful Chinese leaders in an effort to win business.
Posted In: China, JPMorgan

Will China's plan to remake Tibet as a tax haven work?

Aug 19, 2013
When you think of Tibet, you probably don't think of private equity. Nonetheless, some investment companies are moving there, lured by big tax breaks.
Posted In: China, Tibet, tax cuts

Chinese zoo caught for disguising dog as lion

Aug 15, 2013
The "African lion" was caught...barking.
Posted In: zoo, China
An avid attendee at the July 2013  Hong Kong Book Fair.

New law in China gives new meaning to 'required reading'

Aug 12, 2013
New research shows Chinese people are reading books at a low rate -- less than half as many as Americans. Policy makers there are reportedly considering new legislation to change that.
Posted In: China, Books, reading

Chinese ship first to sail through Arctic on Northeastern Passage

Aug 12, 2013
Melting arctic ice has opened a new global trade route.
Posted In: shipping, Arctic, China

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