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China auto sales up nearly 14pct in 2013

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s auto sales smashed through the 20 million mark last year, growing nearly 14 percent and extending its lead as the world’s biggest car market, an industry [...]
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Probe ‘blames Sinopec, city for deadly China pipeline blast’

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An official inquiry blames China’s state-owned oil giant Sinopec and local authorities in the city of Qingdao for a November pipeline explosion that killed 62 people, [...]
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China’s inflation rate 2.6pct in 2013

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s inflation rate was 2.6 percent in 2013, official data showed Thursday – well below the 3.5 percent target set by the government in the world’s [...]
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TVB stops transmitting stations leased to China Mobile

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In what seemed like an act of spite to many, TVB has decided to stop leasing its six transmitting stations to a unit under China Mobile Hong Kong, the same mobile service [...]
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China to work with Ghana on illegal mining: FM

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s foreign minister on Wednesday said Beijing was tackling illegal gold mining in Ghana, after hundreds of his compatriots were arrested and sent home for [...]
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Most China execs say cannot work with Japan firms: poll

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

About 60 percent of Chinese corporate leaders say they cannot do business with Japanese firms because of thorny relations between the two countries, a poll published [...]
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Chinese Artists’ Studios in Crosshairs of Land Rights Dispute

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Painter Gong Hao focuses on depicting the rural way of life vanishing quickly in fast-urbanising China. “My works are not about politics or amusement, but about the [...]
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Guardian Website Blocked in China

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

The British newspaper The Guardian said on Wednesday that its website had been blocked in China, although the newspaper said it did not know the reason access to the site had [...]
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China lifts 14-year-old ban on gaming consoles

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

China has lifted its longtime ban on video game consoles, opening a lucrative new market for manufacturers including Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft. The State Council said in a [...]
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When Exactly Will China Rule the Economic World?

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

The American political and chattering classes are obsessed with the rise of China and America’s “economic competition” with the world’s most populous [...]
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China’s oil fears over South Sudan fighting

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

The stakes could not be higher for China, the largest investor in South Sudan’s oil sector, as fierce fighting continues between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir [...]
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‘Bostonian’ elitism in China irritates the country’s other college grads

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bostonian | 6:00 AM

Chinese students from wealthy families have been pouring into American colleges in record numbers. One of their favourite American destinations is metropolitan Boston and its [...]
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China helps remove chemical weapons from Syria in ‘commitment’ to international peace

China helps remove chemical weapons from Syria in ‘commitment’ to international peace

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

China helped escort the first batch of chemical weapons out of Syria yesterday as part of a joint mission to disarm the country. The Chinese frigate Yancheng entered [...]
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TVB stops transmitting stations leased to China Mobile

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In what seemed like an act of spite to many, TVB has decided to stop leasing its six transmitting stations to a unit under China Mobile Hong Kong, the same mobile service [...]
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China demolishes landmark inn once hailed as symbol of change

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

When they introduced market reforms that would shake the world, China’s rulers celebrated a tiny privately owned Beijing hotel that survived decades of state planning [...]
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