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China & Asia

Innovation &Win-win Negotiation with Global Companies

The First Edition of Business Culture Exchange Forum & Exhibition for Developing Countries along the One Belt, One Road was held in Wuhan Hilton hotel on the 30th November 2016. The summit was jointly organized by Wuhan Service Trade Association, Liaison Office of China-Africa Chamber of Industry and Commerce and …

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Why the Japanese live so long

  The world’s oldest known man, Alexander Imich, born in 1903, died last June in New York. The torch will be passed to 111-year-old Sakari Momori, who comes from a country full of elderly people: Japan. The Guinness Book of World Records is investigating. That’s not really surprising. You’ve probably heard …

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Tokyo governor denies allegations he misused fund

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Friday denied allegations that he knowingly misused money from his political fund group, rejecting allegations levied at him earlier in the week. At a news conference in Tokyo, Masuzoe apologized for causing public concern and said any incorrect balance in payments regarding his expenses claimed …

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Man gets compensation for wrongful conviction

HAIKOU — Wrongly convicted of murder and arson, Chen Man, who served 23 years behind bars, was awarded compensation of 2.75 million yuan ($429,000 dollars) on Friday. Yan Xianwen, spokesman for Hainan Higher People’s Court, said that 1.85 million yuan was compensation for wrongfully deprivation of personal freedom for 8,437 …

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Top 5 expected highlights at CES Asia 2016

The second annual Consumer Electronics Show Asia will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center Wednesday to Friday. Serving as the vane of the technology industry, CES Asia showcases the breadth and depth of innovation in the field of Asian consumer electronics. More than 350 companies, including key …

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Tourism authority to pilot freelance tour guide services

The National Tourism Administration will pilot a freelance tour guide program in Shanghai and eight other provinces beginning from May, in an attempt to reduce the number of shopping trips, which tourists frequently complain about, Beijing Times reported on Tuesday. Freelance tour guides are required to sell their services via …

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Alibaba logistics arm gets Temasek, GIC funds

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s logistics offshoot Cainiao has attracted investment from Malaysia and Singapore, including Temasek Holdings Pte, in its first round of external fundraising since being created in 2013. Zhejiang Cainiao Supply Chain Management Co, to give its full name, also gained funding from global investment firm GIC Pte …

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China continues to hold fire on stimulus

“I personally expect that for now, we will continue to adopt a relatively prudent monetary policy, as long as there are no major international or domestic financial crises,” Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People’s Bank of China, said in a press conference on Saturday.  Zhou said he expected China to …

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Asian stocks lifted by Wall Street gains

Asian shares began a central-bank focused week on firm footing on Monday, buoyed by gains on Wall Street as well as glimmers of strength in weekend data from China. Financial spreadbetters expected Britain’s FTSE 100 .FTSE to open 0.3 percent higher. Germany’s DAX .GDAXI was seen up by 0.5 percent, …

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Slow China output fuels recovery fears

China’s industrial output has slowed to its weakest growth since the financial crisis, prompting concerns over the global recovery. Production rose by 5.4% in January and February – the worst since 2008.China is trying to refocus its economy from investment and export-led growth to consumer spending. UK finance minister George …

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