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More businesses cancel meetings in China over bird flu fears

May 28, 2013
Morgan Stanley is moving its showcase of Asian hedge funds to New York after the event was cancelled in Shanghai last week due to concerns over bird flu, according to Bloomberg News.
Posted In: China, flu, Shanghai, Morgan Stanley

Customers in Asia add sparkle to Tiffany

May 28, 2013
Luxury products have benefited from rising stock market returns in the U.S., but Tiffany faces up-and-coming competitors.
Posted In: Tiffany, luxury, asia, China, jewelry

Chinese group seeks out Club Med of France for $700 million

May 27, 2013
Chinese conglomerate Fosun International and Paris private equity firm AXA are offering to buy Club Med for $700 million.
Posted In: China, France, vacation, Travel, tourism

Germany backs off EU solar panel 'dumping' investigation

May 27, 2013
European -- and some American manufacturers -- believe Chinese solar panels are being sold for less than they cost to build. The European Commission is investigating, but now Germany is distancing itself from the "dumping" allegations.
Posted In: China, energy, Europe, solar power

Will adding subway lines save Beijing from traffic and smog?

May 22, 2013
Beijing has announced it will add 50 miles of subway track by the end of next year, making the city's subway system bigger than New York's. But will the new additions alleviate the city's notorious traffic and pollution?
Posted In: China, Beijing, pollution, smog, Transit

Hack back: Spear phishing and how you can avoid it

May 21, 2013
'Spear phishing', a form of targeted hacking, is drawing a lot of attention. How can you protect yourself?
Posted In: hackers, hacking, spear phishing, China

Chinese protesters oppose petrochemical plant in Kunming

May 16, 2013
In the latest series of 'not in my backyard' or NIMBY protests in China, hundreds took to the streets in Kunming to oppose a petrochemical plant.
Posted In: China's Environment, China, protests

Marketplace Tech's Drone Roundup

May 14, 2013
Let's check in on all things unmanned drone.
Posted In: drones, China

Fathering seven children in a one-child society: Famous director's kids spark big debate in China

May 13, 2013
China's most celebrated movie director and choreographer of the 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony, Zhang Yimou faces $26 million in fines after state media reported he has fathered at least seven children with up to four women. The scandal has sparked a debate about the inequities between China's rich and poor.
Posted In: China, China's Politics, China's Society

How old is 'too old' to lead a tech company?

May 10, 2013
The founder of Chinese online retail giant Alibaba is resigning at the age of 48. Why? He says he's too old for the job.
Posted In: alibaba, e-commerce, China, online retail

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