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China rules out open HK chief executive poll

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Chinese authorities have ruled out open nominations for elections to choose Hong Kong’s leader. Authorities said two to three candidates will be nominated by a [...]
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China: No open nominations for HK leader

China: No open nominations for HK leader

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China’s legislature on Sunday ruled out allowing open nominations in the inaugural election for Hong Kong’s leader, saying they would create a “chaotic [...]
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Japan PM Abe Dividing China, India: Chinese daily

Japan PM Abe Dividing China, India: Chinese daily

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The New Indian Express | 6:00 AM

Accusing Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe of “dividing” China and India, a state-run Chinese daily today said Indo-Japan ties face “huge [...]
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Japan PM Abe Dividing China, India: Chinese daily

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The New Indian Express | 6:00 AM

Accusing Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe of “dividing” China and India, a state-run Chinese daily today said Indo-Japan ties face “huge [...]
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What It’s Like to Return to China After Years Overseas

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Since 2008, the Chinese government has lured back 4,000 Chinese “experts” living abroad with a programme that offers each 1 million yuan ($163,000) and the title [...]
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China grows in favour as deal centre in Asia

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

China-related investments, including cross-border and domestic deals, showed strong growth in the first half of the year, accounting for the bulk of transactions in [...]
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China’s ‘bad banks’ back in the spotlight

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The prospect of the first ever default in China’s rapidly expanding shadow banking sector sent shockwaves through financial markets this year. As word spread that a [...]
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China complains SAT may impose American values on its best students

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

Chinese students have shown an insatiable appetite for attending US colleges – last year alone, more than 235,000 were enrolled at American institutions of higher [...]
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What Macau’s ‘election’ says about the future of HK

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Qz | 6:00 AM

After months of pro-democracy protests, including over the weekend, China finally has unveiled the framework for Hong Kong’s 2017 election of its chief executive. On [...]
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Tantrums, concubines, hotpot burns and smog: China insurers have it covered

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Take out “naughty child insurance”. Similarly, buy cover against your bride becoming pregnant before the [...]
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The Italian Shoe Designer Who’s Rebranding The Image Of ‘Made In China’

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

On a side street near Milan’s Porta Venezia, it is an office loft with bright white walls, that makes for the Italian headquarters of 28-year-old shoe designer Charles [...]
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China announces national ‘Martyrs’ Day’

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Chinese lawmakers have approved a national day to commemorate people who died in wars resisting foreign invaders, state media reported, at a time when Beijing remains at [...]
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HK braces for protests as China rules out full democracy

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Pro-democracy activists vowed on Sunday to bring Hong Kong’s financial hub to a standstill after China’s parliament rejected their demands for the right to freely [...]
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Factbox – HK’s Basic Law

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s rubber-stamp parliament is expected on Sunday to endorse the framework for Hong Kong’s first direct leadership election, due in 2017. But Beijing is [...]
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China and HK poised for showdown over democracy

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is poised for a showdown with China when the Chinese parliament meets later on Sunday, with the largely rubber-stamp body likely to snuff out hopes for a democratic [...]
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