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Chinese New Year Celebration in the Streets

The Gateway Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
Whether it's Lunar New Year or just another day, 97 street is always bustling. It hosts the annual Chinese New Year parade, where dragons and lions dance, and firecrackers burst. It quiets back down to its usual self for the rest of the year, but ...
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CompaniesHeineken tops forecasts as Chinese New Year helps

Financial Times - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Heineken raced ahead of expectations in the first quarter, topping forecasts in every region but particularly in China and Vietnam, where New Year celebrations helped ignite demand. 'Organic' beer volumes - a similar measure to like-for-like sales ...

Southland tourism operators post solid results following Chinese New Year

The Southland Times - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
Venture Southland tourism team leader Warrick Low said the high numbers across Southland and Fiordland could be attributed to the Chinese New Year celebrations when many Chinese tourists travelled through the region on their way to Milford Sound.
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Yum sales rise on Chinese KFC new year bucket offer

Financial Times - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
This followed a boost at KFC China, which reported a 12 per cent jump in same-store sales growth that the company attributed to a Chinese new year bucket promotion. Comparable sales increased at all of the company's divisions, and were up 2 per cent ...

Chinese New Year "not terrific" - Remy CFO (subscription) - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Remy Cointreau has played down its Chinese New Year performance, despite signalling a "clear improvement" in Greater China.
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Murray Goulburn board 'vigilant' at all times, says chairman

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎14 hours ago‎
But after increasing production, a slowdown hit during Chinese New Year in February. The board discovered the gap last Tuesday when it reviewed the sales figures for the March quarter.

Coffeeshop a meeting point Bekok

The Star Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
Many villagers never miss going to their favourite coffeeshop in Bekok New Village, except maybe on the first day of Chinese New Year. The almost 80-year-old Chop Nam Kye coffeeshop in Labis, Johor is very much part of their life. “They were mostly ...
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Chinese Appear Underwhelmed by Under Armour Knockoff

New York Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
Under Armour has been on a roll in China, with sales nearly tripling in the first three months of this year from a year earlier. Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. HONG KONG - A famous sportswear brand worn by the likes of the New England Patriots ...

On Screen China: Director Xue Xiaolu's 'Book of Love' Aims for Rom-Com Record

China Film Insider - ‎4 hours ago‎
So far in 2016 My Beloved Bodyguard and Chongqing Hotpot dominated the Tomb Sweeping Holiday in early April, and Stephen Chow's The Mermaid obliterated box office records over February's Chinese New Year period. This weekend brings the ...

Yuan at High Risk amid Liquidity, Econ Data and Commodity Volatility

DailyFX - ‎4 hours ago‎
The March data showed some improvement in the manufacturing sectors from February, which is not uncommon. Factories reopen after the 7-day Lunar New Year holiday in February and normally have a higher production levels in March. Thus, the April data ...
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Baidu profit drops 18.9%, but revenue jumps

MarketWatch - ‎22 hours ago‎
"Usually the first quarter, because of Chinese New Year, is a very weak quarter for Baidu in terms of number of advertisers," said Henry Guo, an analyst at ITG Investment Research.
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This chart shows actual China GDP growth highest since 2014 - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
In March Chinese leaders detailed the country's 13th five-year plan running from 2016 - 2020 which doubles-down on a long-stated commitment to "double 2010 GDP by 2020”.

Exclusive: Chinese restaurant manager beaten in video speaks out about attack

WABC-TV - ‎8 hours ago‎
"If you call up a Chinese restaurant, take out restaurant, and you order food and they deliver to your lobby, the delivery man is attacked and robbed.
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Woman found dead in blowhole identified as Chinese UTS graduate Mengmei Leng

ABC Online - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A spokesman from the University of Technology confirmed Ms Leng graduated from their business school two years ago. Detective Inspector Gary Jubelin said police were treating Ms Leng's death as a murder investigation.

Hong Kong Luxury Migrating to Macau Along With Chinese Tourists - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Most of the new stores will be in the Cotai Strip, where Sands China Ltd. will open its Parisian resort this year and Wynn Macau Ltd.
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China Bonds Need Pain to Gain

Bloomberg - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
... and an increase to a one-year high in the cost of borrowing via the 8 trillion yuan ($1.2 trillion) market for repurchase agreements.

Webcomics author Ernest Ng has a new book about his funny bros - ‎15 hours ago‎
In Ng's book, the Bros take part in everyday activities, like playing Monopoly, tossing yee sang at Chinese New Year, and eating healthily, and somehow manage to turn them into epic misadventures.
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Top GOP Senators on Cruz Delegate Backing Assad: 'Might as…

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
And his support for Assad, who has been accused of war crimes and slaughtering his own people in Syria's 5-year civil war, dates back to at least 2014, according to the AP.

Hermann Yu, Yang Ming president, dies at 59 - ‎12 hours ago‎
Three years prior to taking the position at the head of Yang Ming, Yu had battled colorectal cancer. He went on sick leave several times since Chinese New Year. Yu's death is not only a loss for Yang Ming, but also a loss for the whole shipping ...

Friday Salute - Meadow Brook Elementary - ‎12 hours ago‎
... for the school this year, in recognition of the Chinese Immersion program. Students also created their own artworks; small statues modeled after the buried army.