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Investors vote to wind up AMP Capital's China Growth Fund

ABC Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
AMP Capital head Adam Tindall may not want to admit it publicly, but July 28 could be seen as a black eye for one of Australia's oldest investment houses.
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China denies access to jailed US citizen and Hong Kong magazine chiefs

ABC Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
The US State Department has confirmed that its citizen, magazine publisher James Wang, has been imprisoned in China and American diplomats have been denied permission to meet with him since he was arrested nearly 14 months ago.
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China Confirms Legal Status of Ride-Hailing Industry

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
"The rules legalized online car-booking services at the national level for the first time, marking a milestone in China's endeavor toward steady and healthy development of the rideshare industry," Didi Chuxing said in a statement. "We believe the rules ...
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The Netflix of China Just Bought Vizio to Conquer the US

WIRED - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The Chinese company launched its video streaming service three years before Netflix—and it had started producing its own original content well before the arrival of the seminal Netflix series House of Cards.
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South China Sea campaign airs in Times Square, falsely uses British MP to back China's claim

ABC Online - ‎7 minutes ago‎
China has reportedly leased a giant billboard in New York's Times Square, showcasing a video asserting its claim over the South China Sea and falsely suggesting a British MP supports its claim over the disputed waterway. The video is being played 120 ...
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China asks Vietnam to probe passport slur

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
China has asked Vietnam to investigate reports that a Chinese visitor's passport was handed back with obscenities written on two pages.
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China stocks dragged down by banks on wealth management crackdown

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Chinese stocks fell on Thursday, extending sharp losses in the previous session, as investors sold financials on news that regulators are planning a crackdown on wealth management products to curb risks to the banking system.
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Russia's China love affair: Overblown?

CNBC - ‎11 hours ago‎
"China has, admittedly, become a more important export market for Russia in recent years and is now one of Russia's largest trading partners.
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Police Scrutiny in China Hinders Condom Use Among Prostitutes, Study Says

New York Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
The report, published Tuesday by Asia Catalyst, a nonprofit organization based in New York, surveyed or interviewed more than 500 male, female and transgender prostitutes in three major Chinese cities, and it found that they were significantly less ...

Niece of Tibetan Priest Flees China, Says He Died of Torture

ABC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
The niece of a prominent Tibetan religious leader has fled China and arrived in exile in northern India to reveal what her family says is the truth about the man's death in a Chinese prison. Nyima Lhamo told The Associated Press late Wednesday that her ...

Liberal Magazine, 'Forced Into a Corner' by China, Girds for Battle

New York Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
The magazine, whose title roughly translates as China Annals, has survived many run-ins with censors. But the worst threat yet came this month, when the government-run Chinese National Academy of Arts, which officially oversees the magazine, announced ...
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Modi govt trusts Gautam Adani with countering China-Pakistan's Gwadar port project

Economic Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
New Delhi expects the new ports to save Indian companies hundreds of millions of dollars in transport costs, as well as ease concerns over the growing strategic clout in South Asia of rival China, which has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in ...

Tibetan Groups Upset Over China's Demolition Work at Buddhist Institute

New York Times - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
In the Tibetan regions ruled by China, one religious institute stands out - Larung Gar, in the county of Sertar. There, thousands of monks and nuns live in rows of cells that sprawl across the undulating hills.

India 1, China 0

Bloomberg - ‎9 hours ago‎
For more than 15 years, China has unsuccessfully attempted to come up with a homegrown operating system that would be loved by the masses and allow the country to be freed from the shackles of Western technological imperialism.
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Ford Motor profit falls as US, China weaker than expected

CNBC - ‎1 hour ago‎
An assembly worker works on Ford Mustang vehicles at the Ford Motor Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Flat Rock, Michigan. Ford Motor reported second-quarter profit that was weaker than expected as the company said sales in the United States and China did ...
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The Chinese government's incompetence caused flooding deaths in Hebei, villagers say

Quartz - ‎9 hours ago‎
China's northeastern Hebei province has been hard hit by floods in recent days. By July 23, the official death toll stood at 114, with 111 missing and more than 9 million people affected, after heavy rainfall created swollen rivers and destroyed homes.
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China's Taikang Life Insurance Takes 13.5% Stake in Sotheby's

Wall Street Journal - ‎13 hours ago‎
A Chinese life insurance company run by the grandson-in-law of Chairman Mao Zedong has bought a 13.5% stake in Sotheby's, citing a “positive view” of the auction house as well as potential interest in a board seat.

China to crack down on brick-by-brick theft of Great Wall

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Villagers who live near the wall routinely steal bricks from it to use as building materials or to sell, according to China's Great Wall Society. The group released a survey in 2014 that warned that many towers were also increasingly shaky. “It doesn't ...

BC's foreign-buyer tax could help China fight corruption: ex-envoy

The Globe and Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
Wealthy investors from China are believed to be a key driver in some segments of the Vancouver real estate market. Statistics released by B.C.
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