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US Firms Wary About China’s Free-Market Claims

02-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

When Beijing recently sent a top economic planner to the US to spread word of China’s ambitious new reforms, the free market got a big, amorous hug. “The market [...]
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Vietnam Defends Foreign Policy, China Ties

02-Aug-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Vietnam said Thursday that its foreign policy is aimed at protecting the country’s independence. The comment follows a letter from prominent members of the Communist [...]
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Big Trouble in Big China: Far West Terrorism, Trade Problems With Taiwan and HK Wants Something Called Democracy

02-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

China is having difficulties, west, east and centre. The biggest trouble spot is in far northwest Xinjiang, with violent attacks against authorities. China calls the acts [...]
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China Lets 1st Foreigners Into Army News Briefing

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

Not many years ago, foreign reporters in China trying to call the country’s secretive military couldn’t even get a connection because phone numbers assigned to [...]
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Yum, Yum, Yum: Another Food Safety Scandal Rocks Multinationals In China

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

It was a bad week for the crown jewels of the US fast food industry. At the end of July, Louisiana-based Yum! Brands, which owns Kentucky Fried Chicken and Pizza Hut, [...]
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China Power: Samsung and Sony Feel the Pinch as Chinese Smartphone Manufacturers Strengthen

02-Aug-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Ever heard of a company called Wiko? OnePlus perhaps? No, what about Xiaomi? Ok, you must have heard of Huawei? ZTE? CoolPad? TLC? These names may not roll off the tongue [...]
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Exile group calls on China to release Uighur academic

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

A Uighur exile group on Thursday demanded the immediate release of an academic charged with separatism in China, saying the decision to prosecute him was political in nature. [...]
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State-Appointed Muslim Leader Killed in China

State-Appointed Muslim Leader Killed in China

02-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

The state-approved leader of China’s largest mosque by size was killed in the far western Chinese city of Kashgar, according to multiple accounts, in the latest [...]
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Imam of China’s biggest mosque killed in Xinjiang

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

The head of China’s largest mosque was murdered after conducting morning prayers, the local government in far western Xinjiang said Thursday, amid intensifying violence [...]
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China trial of Uighur scholar within weeks, imam reported killed

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

A prominent ethnic Uighur professor from China’s Xinjiang could be tried on separatism charges within weeks, his lawyer said on Thursday, as a senior pro-government [...]
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Diageo Blames China for Disappointing Growth

02-Aug-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Drinks giant Diageo posted a disappointing increase in net sales of just 0.4 percent for its financial year, blaming the slowdown in growth on operations in China and certain [...]
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China court hears first gay ‘conversion therapy’ case

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

A Beijing court on Thursday heard a landmark case on “gay conversion” treatment, while outside the courtroom an activist in a nurse’s uniform knelt over a [...]
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Massive Gold Mine Discovered in China’s Xinjiang Province

02-Aug-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Geologists have discovered a massive gold mine in China’s restive Xinjiang province, according to state news agency Xinhau. The new find, close to the border with [...]
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Greece to help ‘hundreds’ of Chinese leave Libya

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

With the violence in Libya escalating to its worst level since the 2011 ouster of dictator Moammar Gadhafi, governments from around the world are scrambling to evacuate their [...]
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Zhang Tiesheng: from leftist hero to China’s latest multimillionaire

02-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Even after three decades of rapid economic growth and capitalist frenzy, few stories encapsulate China’s rush from Mao to the market as well as that of Zhang Tiesheng. [...]
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