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China Sentences Underground Bank Operator to Death

21-May-2013 Intellasia | Abcnews | 6:00 AM

A businesswoman in southern China has been sentenced to death on charges of defrauding investors as the government tightens controls on informal financing that is widely used [...]
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China’s ambitious plans for its huge reserves

21-May-2013 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

I ask, because while so many Western governments spend sleepless nights worrying about the size of their trade deficits, China has the opposite problem. Thanks to its export [...]
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Insight: Despite curbs, China’s vast hot money triangle flourishes

21-May-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In an underground mall just a stone’s throw from China’s teeming border with Macau, a row of 30 small shops with identical golden plaques does a brisk, though [...]
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Pakistan adopts Chinese rival GPS satellite system

21-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Pakistan is set to become the fifth Asian country to use China’s domestic satellite navigation system which was launched as a rival to the US global positioning system, [...]
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China, India PMs to discuss border dispute, trade

21-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold talks with a string of Indian leaders on Monday as the two sides look to rebuild trust after a recent flare-up in a border [...]
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Chinese ships in disputed-islands waters: Japan

20-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Three Chinese government ships entered the waters of disputed islands on Friday, Japan’s coastguard said, more than a year after then-Tokyo governor set off the row by [...]
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Some Chinese tourists ‘uncivilised’: top official

20-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The dire manners and “uncivilised behaviour” of some Chinese tourists abroad are harming the country’s image, said a top official who lamented their poor [...]
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China urban private sector wages up 17.1pct in 2012

20-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

China’s private sector wages in urban areas grew 17.1 percent in 2012, official figures showed Friday, even as the country’s economy expanded at its slowest pace [...]
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Foxconn says needs more time to further cut workers’ overtime

20-May-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Foxconn Technology Group said on Friday it needs more time to reduce overtime at its China factories after labour monitors appointed by top client Apple Inc said cutting [...]
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China joins e-tail superhighway – The Age

20-May-2013 Intellasia | Theage.com.au | 6:00 AM

When you think about centres of technological innovation, Silicon Valley, Seattle and Seoul are probably the first places that come to mind. After all, they are the homes of [...]
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Honduras open to diplomatic ties with China: minister

Honduras open to diplomatic ties with China: minister

18-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Honduras is “open” to diplomatic relations with China, despite decades of ties to Beijing’s bitter rival Taiwan, Foreign minister Mireya Aguero said. [...]
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FDI into China creeps up: commerce ministry

18-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China rose marginally in April, the government announced on Thursday, as investment into the giant from the rest of Asia remained largely [...]
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China’s State Grid to buy 19.9 pct stake in SP AusNet

18-May-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore Power International (SPI) has agreed to sell a 19.9 percent stake in Australia’s SP AusNet to China’s State Grid International Development Ltd for A$824 [...]
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KFC Loses Its Touch in China, Its Biggest Overseas Market

18-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Last week, Yum! Brands (YUM), which owns KFC, reported that sales at stores in China open for at least a year fell 29 percent in April as concerns about the safety of its [...]
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Chinese police crack down on anti-refinery protests

18-May-2013 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Demonstrators braved a heavy police presence and the threat of arrest by massing Thursday in the streets of Kunming, China, to protest the planned construction of a chemical [...]
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