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Apple trademark defeat means an iPhone in China may not be a phone at all

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
In China, an iPhone can be found for a small fraction of the official price. It just might not be a phone. A Chinese company has won the right to sell its leather goods under the iPhone trademark after years of legal back-and-forth with Apple ...
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China and Russia to hold anti-missile drill after US, South Korea talk defense

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
BEIJING China and Russia will hold their first joint computer-assisted anti-missile drill, state media said on Thursday, after the United States and South Korea discussed an anti-missile defense system for the South to counter threats from North Korea.
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China Eastern to introduce daily Shanghai-Brisbane service

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
One of Brisbane Airport's holy grails - direct daily flights between Brisbane and Shanghai - will finally arrive later this year, after China Eastern committed to increased services to the Queensland capital. Tourism Minister Kate Jones said Queensland ...
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Be rational and objective, China cautions US, after Trump trade tirades

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
Asked whether China was worried at the prospect of a Trump presidency, after his commanding win in Indiana and as rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich bowed out of the race, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said the election was an internal ...

Genworth CEO says 'more wary' of Australia housing because of China ties

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Genworth Financial, which controls Australia's biggest lenders' mortgage insurer, has become "more wary" of the nation's housing market because of its connection to China's economy and commodities demand. "We've cut back in writing in Western Australia ...
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China eyes consolidation at Rio, excellence at Tokyo

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
Chinese athletes bagged the most gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, a feat accompanied by a wave of national pride, the culmination of China's "100 year dream" to host the world's most prestigious sports event. At the London Olympics four years ...
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Baidu should have even higher standards than Google, because it's all China's citizens have

Quartz - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Nasdaq-listed company's shares have dropped 10% in the first two days of this week after Chinese regulators launched an investigation into the search engine's role in a student's death.
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Asian shares were mixed as China services data moderates, dollar strengthens

CNBC - ‎9 hours ago‎
Asian markets likely got a fillip from higher oil prices, closing mostly higher Thursday after wavering throughout the trading session.
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China services sector growth cools in April, private survey shows

CNBC - ‎8 hours ago‎
The China Caixin services purchasing managers' index (PMI) came in at 51.8 for April, continuing to show expansion but marking a moderation from 52.2 in March.
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China Accuses Pentagon of 'Blowhard Performance' in Port Snub

Yahoo News - ‎15 hours ago‎
China claimed today that it was a “series of tricks” played by the U.S. military that prompted the communist nation to refuse a port visit to American warships in Hong Kong recently, but said that the military snub should not be blown out of proportion.
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Asia Pacific|Q. and A.: Arthur R. Kroeber on 'China's Economy'

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Credit Reuters. Arthur R. Kroeber is managing director of Gavekal Dragonomics, a research firm that he helped found in Beijing in 2002, and editor of China Economic Quarterly. Formerly a financial journalist based in Asia, he is a nonresident fellow of ...

Unorthodox Financing Fuels a Tech Dream in China

Wall Street Journal - ‎17 hours ago‎
When Jia Yueting, founder and chairman of LeEco, launched the Chinese company's first smartphone in April 2015, many industry observers were skeptical that it could compete against much bigger players in an increasingly saturated market.
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China will be the 'trigger to a sell-off' in US stocks: Trader

CNBC - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Asian country's market may have rallied after a mixed performance in April, but China's stocks remain on a downward trend, with American analysts and traders watching nervously, waiting for the U.S.
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Chinese TV Shows Footage of Construction on Disputed South China Sea Reef

TIME - ‎1 hour ago‎
Footage of buildings, roads and lighthouses under construction at Fiery Cross Reef - known by the Chinese as Yongshu - were seen in a report by China Central Television (CCTV) on Tuesday, according to the state-run Global Times newspaper.
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China stocks dip on growth concerns

NEWS.com.au - ‎5 hours ago‎
China's blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.2 per cent, to 3202.33 points by the lunch break, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.3 per cent, to 2983.06 points.
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China's love affair with online game World of Warcraft

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Hollywood film Warcraft will have its global premiere in China next month, in what is the culmination of a decade-long love affair between the world's most populous country and one of the most popular online games of all time, writes the BBC's Tessa Wong.
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China fertiliser default highlights rising credit risk

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
A fertiliser producer in north China will default on bond payments on Thursday, the latest casualty of a slowing economy and rampant overcapacity in commodity sectors including basic chemicals.

Reinventing China's abortion police

BBC News - ‎11 hours ago‎
They caused heartache for millions but now some of China's hated population police - who for years enforced China's one-child policy, ordering families to have abortions or pay huge fines - have a new job. Two-year-old Liu Siqi is curled up on her ...
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Rio Tinto's Sam Walsh welcomes China's crackdown on 'excessive' futures trading

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh says "excessive" futures trading in China is having an impact on the iron ore price and he has welcomed China's efforts to tackle the problem. Commodity exchanges in China have raised fees and reduced trading hours ...
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